Remember when we held on in the rain

from Flash Demons by Network Ensemble

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    Uniquely designed and limited edition USB Drive of Network Ensembles "Flash / Demons" release.
    Flash and Demons are sound performances executed by the Network Ensemble at precise times: 8 and 31 years after the symbolic stock market accidents of 6 May 2010 and 19 October 1987. Popularly known as Flash Crash and Black Monday, these are, respectively, the fastest and the first stock market crashes triggered by computers.

    The Network Ensemble faces up to these accidents as an entry point to the stream of algorithmic-induced noise affecting money and its survival network. Stock markets are an important node within this network.

    Trading on stock markets was once a person to person activity, then person to phone and eventually terminal to terminal. Now, software speaks to software as the living are abandoned in favour of the void of rapidity. To begin grasping the pressure, acceleration and saturation found in such networks, the sounds of Flash and Demons are generated with software and hardware built by the Network Ensemble and able to translate a variety of network and financial data into sound signals, live.

    The release includes an hour of music and an essay by Obsolete Capitalism.
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Wind, water, the most violent storm of a decade
brought chaos and death to the UK and France on
the trading day preceding the crash, forcing
the London Stock Exchange to close and voiding
potential early intuitions and attempts from
LSE traders to hedge the accident to come. An
echo from the following day's NYSE opening
bell, used to sonify morning trading data.


from Flash Demons, released June 7, 2019


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Force Inc. / Mille Plateaux Frankfurt, Germany

'When non-frequency-politics listens to the clock, it does not hear the uniform tic tic, tic, but it hears tic - toc - fuck the clock.'

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