Two years after the first full-length Plurality Trip, Canadian producer, and composer Jay Crocker aka Joyfultalk released a new album. A Separation Of Being is out now via Constellation Records. According to the press release, It is a tour-de-force of modern composition systems music for electronics and strings.
He explains: ” “A Separation Of Being is a three movement composition composed with a scoring system called “The Planetary Music System”. The PMS is a system I have been developing over the past 8 years. It is a circular scoring system based on gear sets. Each voice/instrument loops in its own orbit creating music that feels like infinite change. A Separation Of Being is the purest usage of this system to date.”
Now he’s back with a new track called “New Biology” which is the seventh entry in Constellation’s Corona Borealis Longplay Singles Series. He explains: “NEW BIOLOGY” is an extended improvised piece with a focus on the exploration of “free” electronics. For the past decade my practice has been working towards the construction of a portable electronic music system completely based on the principles of immediacy. I have tried to design a system where I can explore improvisations without ever being “cornered” by the system itself. A system that can be played and manipulated as easily as a guitar, saxophone, drums etc. I wanted to be able to play in time or with the absence of time to perform manipulations of stored sounds or constant recycling and reimagining of new sounds with no dead ends and only the limitation of creativity as an obstacle.”
Watch the official video below.