Not Your World Music: Noise in South East Asia

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    From academic electronic music to do-it-yourself noise in South East Asia. Contemporary and past noise, electroacoustic, industrial, experimental music and sound art in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar/Burma, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam. With political, historical and sociological essays, exclusive interviews with artists and organizers, as well as an extensive bibliography of popular music from South East Asia and a thorough discography of noise and experimental music artists.

    "The first book aiming to chart the spread of noise music across South East Asia" - The Wire Magazine

    Softcover and electronic versions available

    276 pages

    Winner of the 2017 "Golden Nica" Prix Ars Electronica in the "Digital Musics & Sound Art" category

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    Companion compilation of the book Not Your World Music: Noise In South East Asia. If you want the free PDF version of the book, please contact us.

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This compilation is an attempt to cover a varied range of noise and experimental music from South East Asia. Limited to just over one hour, the CD format does not allow us to fully cover the richness of the scene. However, we did our best to include a diverse group of artists. We have selected female and male artists, DIY and academically trained musicians, and newcomers and established artists.

With exclusive tracks from: Cheryl Ong & Vivian Wang (Singapore); Menstrual Synthdrone (Indonesia); Sodadosa (Indonesia); Nguyễn Hong Giang (Vietnam); Dharma (Singapore); Sound Awakener (Vietnam); Bergegas Mati (Indonesia); GAMNAD737 (Thailand); Goh Lee Kwang (Malaysia); Yandsen (Malaysia); Teresa Barrozo (The Philippines); Musica Htet (Myanmar).

Check the track info for a biography of each artist.

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This compilation is a companion of the book Not Your World Music.
Softcover and (free) PDF versions are available (contact us if you want the free PDF).

A book about art, politics, identity, gender and global capitalism

From academic electronic music to do-it-yourself noise in South East Asia. Contemporary and past noise, electroacoustic, industrial, experimental music and sound art in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar/Burma, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam. With political, historical and sociological essays, exclusive interviews with artists and organizers, as well as an extensive bibliography of popular music from South East Asia and a thorough discography of noise and experimental music artists.

"The first book aiming to chart the spread of noise music across South East Asia" - The Wire Magazine.

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Syrphe is a platform mostly but not exclusively focused onto experimental, electronic, noise music from Asia and Africa.
Records are published, lectures and sometimes concerts are given, monthly radio shows, news about underground artist from Africa and Asia and our projects are being given too.
Textolux, our sublabel published two vinyls of the electro, minimal wave project Tetra plok.
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