William Basinski, Mumdance, Sepalcure + more Create 24 hour Tracks for Red Bull Music Academy

"Listen As Songs Loop And Disintegrate In An Ephemeral Listening Experience"
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"Listen As Songs Loop And Disintegrate In An Ephemeral Listening Experience"
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Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) recently launched Shattered Streams, a new sonic experiment to coincide with RBMA Festival that is currently underway in NYC.

Shattered Streams features original music from 31 artists throughout the month of May. Each song is available only on the Shattered Streams site, streaming on a loop for a maximum period of 24 hours and degrading over time until they simply disappear. 

According to the press release, the project is "Inspired equally by William Basinski’s The Disintegration Loops and the modern emphasis on streaming-centric platforms conforming to listener’s usage and fidelity needs."

Users can adjust the length of the audio loop, for however long it is still available, which is accompanied by a unique visual animation that will also be degraded over time. 

Williams Basinski's audio is playing now, while the complete schedule is listed below, including upcoming streams from the likes of Joey Anderson, Sepalcure, Mumdance, Heiroglyphic Being, Wolf Eyes and much more. 

View the Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York Lineup

Shattered Streams Schedule:

May 01 - Anenon
May 02 - William Basinski
May 03 - Fatima Al Qadiri
May 04 - Eluvium
May 05 - patten
May 06 - Joey Anderson (#RBMANYC-May 7 @ The Bunker x Dekmantel)
May 07 - Claude Speeed
May 08 - White Visitation
May 09 - Fennesz
May 10 - Klara Lewis
May 11 - Beatrice Dillon
May 12 - Zebra Katz
May 13 - Aurora Halal (#RBMANYC-May 14 @ Technopolis)
May 14 - EVOL
May 15 - Jefre-Cantu Ledesma
May 16 - M. Geddes Gengras
May 17 - Mumdance
May 18 - Kuedo
May 19 - Sepalcure
May 20 – Nkisi (#RBMANYC-May 20 @ NON: Legacy Systems & Inter-Zone: NON vs N.A.A.F.I.)
May 21 - Oren Ambarchi
May 22 - $3.33 / Celia Hollander
May 23 - Egyptrixx
May 24 - John Roberts
May 25 - Wolf Eyes
May 26 - Tin Man
May 27 - Hieroglyphic Being
May 28 - Kara-Lis Coverdale
May 29 - Ipek Gorgun
May 30 - Aisha Devi
May 31 - Lesley Flanigan