director/sound: carsten niccolai/alva noto
featuring text+voice: anne-james chaton
actor: kyusaku shimada
Could a german speaker explain what the voice is saying? (without understanding it feels incongruous to me)
sounds like numbers in french to me that sync with the numbers when shown.
The voice is speaking in French, and it’s just saying numbers
It’s in french actually, and he recites a series of digits that also appear on the display.
Apparently they correspond to the “golden ratio” in geometry, from what i read on Boomkat.
Cool clip, love the visual step sequencer idea.
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I’m not German but the voice is saying the numbers
That will teach me for studying Latin at school instead of a living language… Shlda been Japanese (and maori) as Latin has been about as much use to me as studying differential equations was at engineering school
It’s French, and it’s a stream of numbers. The numbers that you see on the vending machine.
acutally the voice is speaking french. It’s articualting the figures visible on the display and the different stickers there.
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hey I studied Latin but can still tell the difference between french and german
For me it ruined an otherwise solid piece of work, would love to hear a music/fx only mix
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numbers always sound good, no matter what language/number.
hah! you’d b a fan of those mysterious numbers stations then?