absolute value of noise
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About N O W Archive

(Absolute Value of Noise is a sound artist from Vancouver. He creates radio, installations, network projects, performances, curatorial projects, and handmade CD editions.)

Recent Installations + Radio Works

Bio-electric Radio an outdoor installation featuring the sounds of bees and living circuitry. (The piece was shown at Radio Revolten, October 1 - 30, 2016. Audio release available on Bandcamp, November 8, 2016).


Recent Audio Releases

Rain Motors an audio release featuring magnetic recordings of motors .. film projector, electric bicycle, autobus, etc.. (Released February 2016). A special version of the piece was made for Radius Edisode 72 in April 2016.


SK-46: Ribbon Velocity an EP of three short feedback pieces from 2002. (Released October 2015).


Somewhere a voice is calling with Absolute Value of Noise, Anna Friz, and Glenn Gear. (Released October 2014).


Republic of the Southern Cross - a collection of ELF sci-fi soundtracks. Inspired in part by a story by Valeri Briusov. (Released May 2014).


Current Connections

Eiki RT-0 Modernized working with the magnetic radiation of an upgradeed 16mm film projector for Musique Concrète goes to the Movies compilation, released June 20, 2015.

One Minute Rain Storm from the summer of 2014 is on "1 minute autohypnosis... 28th CD" produced by Pedro Bericat / Mute Sound in Spain, May 2015.

Café ELF is playing on NAISA radio as part of Cross Waves Series #6: Material Sounds curated by Anna Friz, May 2015.


Recent Shows

Whirlwind was at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre on Sunday May 31st, 2015 during Second Site collective's Wind Garden Tea Party and wind-crafting workshop (1pm to 4pm).

Radio with Everything at Hand - a radio show, essay, and performance about the history of 24 Hours of Radio/ART. Commissioned by New Adventures in Sound Art for January 2015.



Bio-electric Radio (an outdoor installation) is currently streaming 24/7 on NoiseartRadio.

NoiseartRadio - Bio-electric Radio.

LMYvii is currently streaming 24/7 on NoiseartRadio2.

NoiseartRadio2 - LMYvii.


absolute value of insomnia - a four hour generative radio show - airs every Sunday morning from 2 am to 6 am on CITR FM 101.9 in Vancouver.




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