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 Marc Matter

Deep in the Black Forest lives Marc Matter — musician, theorist and regular contributor to The Avant-Guardian. He works on a trans-medial practice in which theoretical research, language abstraction and experimental turntablism is combined. His music is a playful field where vocal poetry intermingles with text-sound composition, and in which electro-acoustic abstraction displays a sensitive mind for the hidden qualities of the voice.
19 June 2018 | AG 12
Jannis Van de Sande

Voice and technology, and more specifically encounters between them seem to be a constant within your practice. Where did this interest come from?

Marc Matter

I studied at the academy for media arts

JVDS

It seems to me as if a lot of your work has an investigative character to it. What are the main questions you try to address in your work, or don’t you see it as practical research at all?

MM

Yes, yet some works more th

JVDS

Could you dwell a bit on the generation of this synthetic nonsense? Is it randomly generated or do you compose this material to personal taste?

MM

I am only starting to work with this material, trying to find ways to mo