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Based on the south side of Brisbane with a laboratory full of custom-built contraptions, Ross Manning has been patiently exploring waves and their resulting vibrations on a scientific level. Having displayed his findings in an exhibition at the Brisbane Institute of Modern Art, he now gathers together the key points in this collection for Room40.


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Reflex In Waves by Ross Manning 1 review. Add your own review. 8/10
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8/10 Staff review, 12 October 2017

Brisbane based sound artist Ross Manning returns to Room40 with an LP released to coincide with his Dissonant Rhythms exhibition. There’s a clue in both the name of the record and the exhibition - a fascination with the the impacts of wave vibration and an approach to rhythm that’s refreshingly unconventional to say the least. Manning’s personally designed and constructed instruments are activated using motor-driven strings and use harmonically related materials. If you’re thinking Aphex Twin or Pierre Bastien’s mechanical works, you’re possibly half-way there but the sound Manning's contraptions make is unlike either, in fact unlike anything else I can actually think of. No mean feat, when there’s barely an original idea remaining in the universe as we know it. His tumbling rhythms feel like a controlled chaos - both blissful and sometimes intense, with layers of crystalline glass and metallic chiming, repetitive yet evolving. The results something how I would imagine the tinkering of a small army of elves and tiny clockwork robot friends, all playing a magical and peculiar cacophony of strings and metal.


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