A romantic excursion into improvised electronic composition.
of desire, longing sees the artist drawing on French philospher Henri Lefebvre’s book Rhythmanalysis and British cultural theorist Kodwo Eshun’s theory of the ‘choronopolitical’ to create a longform sound piece that records a romantic approach to “gestural sonic portraitures of sonorous and cybernetic ensemble energy music.” Listen to a section of the piece below.
When not performing as Speaker Music, Deforrest Brown, Jr. works with his partner Ting Ding, who co-runs the the sustainable gender-flexible apparel line HECHA / 做, notably spearheading the Make Techno Black Again campaign. He also occasionally writes for FACT.
of desire, longing arrives on December 6 and is available to pre-order now. Check out the artwork and tracklist below.
Side A. ‘with empathy’
Side B. ‘without desire’