Rory Viner is a sound artist and experimental composer based in Tokyo, Japan. His current work focuses on synesthesia (the mixing of senses), sensors, data and sound.
His major works include making a scores out suicide data, lie detecting machines and sex movments. His works have been featured in Wired Magazine, The New York Observer, Vice's Motherboard & The Japan Times as well as various other international news outlets.
Find more information or contact him on his website.
Paul Baran is a composer and improviser based in Glasgow in the UK, who has released three critically acclaimed albums on the Swedish label Fangbomb. He is also one half of electronic music duo The Cray Twins. He has worked extensively with major names in the world of electro-acoustic improvisation from Keith Rowe to Werner Dafeldedecker. Paul's work is currently concerned with the process of reterritorialization in sound work. Adapting audio cultures from around the world as well as disembodied voices from from the past.
Photo by Edyta Majweska
Photo by Simone Vogel (left) / Marta Grasso (right)
ReVerse Bullets is an experiment electronic band founded by filmmaker Jon-Carlos Evans (alias: Klaas von Karlos) in New York City in 2009. Through a collision of industrial noise cum funk and psychedelic electroacoustics, the sound of the act is guided by both improvisation and meticulous rhythms.
Since inception, ReVerse Bullets has performed at media arts festivals and venues in the Unites States and Europe. In 2012, ReVerse Bullets released their debut audiovisual album "Drapetomania!" This was followed by Klaas von Karlos' "Return of the Jackal" (2014) and "The Mansa Musa Affair" (2016). Guitarist Kevin Ramsay joined ReVerse Bullets officially in 2014 after collaborating as Engineer on the album Klaas von Karlos side projects "Divan Rouge" and "OXI" (2015." Ramsay also served as Co-Producer on "The Mansa Musa Affair"
During their stay at EMS, Klaas von Karlos and Co-Producer/Guitarist Kevin Ramsay will produce the music to the sophomore ReVerse Bullets audiovisual album, "Dreampop Dysphoria."