Featuring archives: James Ferraro

An xxjfg archive for posts featuring James Ferraro.

19th November 2012

Sympathy ALT_SHIFT


James Ferraro

One of the many great moments in Chris Ware’s ‘Building Stories’ is when he gives us a glimpse of the future where pre-post-humans in white wander the ruins of Chicago hunting for memory fragments, the sympathy shift experienced by the actual protagonists of the intimate present that is the subject matter for Building Stories. It…

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23rd December 2011

Best of 2011, part II: Resurrection of the Synthesist

Given our name, it’s no secret that we gorge on electronic sound, be it discomforting or transcendent.  Guttural or sublime. We’re forever wary of confirmation bias but this year does seem to have seen wave upon wave of synth based music.  Not just music that features a synth but music that’s built around the synth, great…

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15th July 2011

Straight Outta The Theatre of Eternal Music

RVNG bless us once again with another instalment of their ever fascinating (and vowel phobic) FRKWYS series.  This time they’ve assembled a synth dream team to revive the spirit of compositional collaboration straight outta The Theatre of Eternal Music. One of the many strands that compose 20JFG’s love of music made with synthesisers is its…

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