Blabber Mouth

Erik Belgum
Live electronic music based on the counterintuitive notion that intelligible speech emerges from noise by continually increasing the restrictions placed on the sonic raw material of human vocal cords. Beginning with a wash of sound, the raw materials of my speech gradually transform from walls of phonemic screams into random linear combinations, from there into some semblance of words and, finally, into actual English words. (1994-95)