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Variación de Voltaje with Carlos Prieto

120 minsFirst aired 10 May 2017This episode is unavailable to play on demand. Why?

A scholar of Mexican electronic and avant-garde music delves into his Variación de Voltaje project, and the country’s sound art history, with Lao, Mexican Jihad and Fausto Bahía.

Music researcher, editor and curator Carlos Prieto has been documenting Mexican electronic music, electroacoustics and sound art for nearly two decades. OriginaRead more


Read a bit more about Carlos Prieto Acevedo’s recent CTM exhibit, which contextualizes historically the aesthetics of Mexican experimental and electro-acoustic sounds, here.


Watch a teaser for Prieto’s Variación de Voltaje on the project’s crowdfunding page, which breaks it down by numbers: three volumes, 25 interviews and 500 glossary terms!


Mario de Vega has quite a few creative outlets. Explore some of his New York City-based exhibits here, and take a trip down the rabbitholes of his other mysterious websites while you’re at it.


If you speak Spanish, check out this short interview with industrial mavericks Interface‘s Roxana Flores, who explains why the duo (with her partner, Samir Menaceri) decided to call it quits.


Here are the artists Prieto mentions, if you’d like to do some more research on them yourself: electronic soundscaper Murcof, composers Hector Quintanar and Javier Alvarez, and members of the pioneering Nortec Collective Bostich and Pepe Mogt.

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