Third in the series of archival footage for the post-Butoh ambient drone aficionado. Ritual body motion and artnoise interplay in this DIY glitch video in live capture. At long last, the live video from our workshops to accompany the collection of CD released soundscapes that have garnered critical acclaim. Butoh Sonics are: Eric Hodgins post-Butoh ritualist – Vic VOID found sound practitioner (appearances include Filmbar, Jerome Film Festival, Bentley Gallery, Bread & Salt (San Diego) – Steve Guardino synth, samples and sound sculptures – Parker Weston prepared guitar (featured Bandcamp Daily); Vic VID video imagery.
“They find their footing in clunks, clatters, and caterwauls, conjuring erratic soundscapes shrouded in oppressive shadow. The mysterious group known as Butoh Sonics doesn’t rely on reliable structural elements such as drones or repeated motifs to construct their music; instead, it often seems that the only persistent presence to latch onto is the darkness that encases every strained prepared guitar coax or metallic rattle. Needless to say…”
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