language Is the most

by AGF

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about

2003: AGF was invited to perform at the Klangpark, an outdoor performance space set up during the Ars Electronica Festival. The theme of the 2003 edition of Ars Electronica was "Code -- The Language of Our Time." AGF chose to approach code in both its linguistic (verbal) and programming entities. Her 43-minute set consisted of segments composed for the occasion as well as bits and pieces from her album Westernization Completed, which had just been finished. Her voice is central to the music, either treated into ethereal soundscapes, softly singing snippets of melodies, reciting the dictionary entry for the word "code" (in "Code in the Noodle Soup"), or confessing her thoughts on language, thoughts that have been chopped up, shuffled, and left to the listener to piece together. Language thus becomes content and a commentary on content. The set begins with a certain level of bounciness. "Loading" immediately puts the AGF follower at ease, as it unequivocally points to the previous album. "Reduced Trust" is a revision of "Ambient Trust" from Westernization Completed. By "White Flip Flops" the set has already percolated into something more diaphanous. Reaching "Schlauchtraumstimmen," listeners are left with a few electrical hums, clicks, and other quiet manipulations; beat is hardly more than a fleeting pulse. Language Is the Most is a confident, cohesive set that pushes AGF's art further into abstraction without losing sight of her distinctive features. ~ François Couture

www.discogs.com/AGF-Language-Is-The-Most-Ars-Electronica-2003-Klangpark/release/248995 AGF ‎– Language Is The Most - Ars Electronica 2003 [Klangpark]
Label: Quecksilber ‎– quecksilber 6
Format: CD, Album
Country: Germany
Released: 2004
Genre: Electronic
Style: Glitch, IDM, Experimental

note by artist: Quecksilber label does not exist anymore, so I asked for rights to upload it here and was granted by Markus Detmer.

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released February 14, 2017

Performer [Original Source Material, Live Mix And Sound Material] – AGF
Engineer [Sound] – Hubert Havel*
Management [Project Management Of Quecksilber] – Markus Detmer
Management [Project Management Of The Klangpark At Ars Electronica 2003] – Manu Pfaffenberger*

Recorded at ARS Electronica 2003 - OMV Klangpark, Linz, Austria on September 7, 2003.

Track 1: though "Loading" and "Code In The Noodle Soup" are actually only one track, "Loading" is mentioned as Track 0 on the release.

Marketed and distributed by Quecksilber.

Many Thanks to: Markus Detmer, Hubert Havel, Magnus Hofmüller, Christien Schöpf, Gerfried Stocker, Katrin Emler, Poemproducer, Wolfgang Winkler, Helmut Obermayr, Kerstin Nothmann, Günter Huemer, ORF Upper Austria, Brucknerhaus, Sony DADC, OMV S&V and the city of Linz.

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AGF aka poemproducer aka Antye Greie Finland

AGF aka poemproducer is the artist name of Antye Greie-Ripatti. Born and raised in East Germany. AGF is a vocalist, digital songwriter, producer, performer, e-poet, calligrapher, digital media artist and curator. She is known for artistic exploration of digital technology through the deconstruction of language and communication. twitter: @poemproducer ... more

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