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Fornax Void is an audiovisual art and music project initiated in 2012 by David Elsener
Focused on the aesthetics vintage computer-, audio- and video technology, the project
scope spans music, still visuals, videos and installations.
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MEMORY MACHINE (2010)
A musical interpretation of computer nostalgia.
Created with wavetable synthesis, echo feedback, sample glitching, guitar and drums. The album was first released in 2010 as "David Elsener - Memory Machine" and later reissued inside the Fornax Void project. You can read more about the creation of this album on bandcamp
An audiovisual reference to Neuromancer.
This video was created with the IBM PC version of 3D Construction Kit a software by Incentive Software from 1991. The software is also known as Virtual Reality Studio. The sequences were captured in DOSBox and later recorded on VHS and routed through different old video manipulation devices, some of them circuit bent. The track was recorded with the vintage frequency modulation synthesizers Yamaha DX21 (1985) and FB-01 (1986). The music track was mastered on old worn-out tape with a Vestax VestaFire 4-Track recorder to get the acoustical aesthetics right to the desired expression. To get more information about the creation of the wintermute project click here
AND IT'S WAITING (2015)
Fornax Void remix of a Pizza Problems release.
A project I made in collaboration with Pizza Problems. To get background information about the creation of this video click here
VHS NOSTALGIA (2011)
VHS video, Commodore 64 music.
A music video created with the contents of my childhood VHS collection. To get background information about the creation of this video click here