John Kamevaar

  • Duration: 2:03


The title of this work is inspired by Spinoza’s famous statement: Omnes determinatio negatio est. (Every determination is a negation.) The work is the result of a “patch” programmed on an Ensoniq EPS 16+ sampler. Various processes, including random modulation of frequency and loop position, are applied to a short sample of microphone feedback effecting a combination of the aleatoric with a certain degree of predictability. Any instance of the same keypress will initiate a new sequence of events.