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Radio broadcast journey from SUN to PLUTO. 16.12.2018 - 17.12.2018
The total duration of the trip is 5,906,376,272 km corresponding to 4,101,650 km for each minute of transmission.


16.00 TAKE OFF

"APOLLO 11"
Time encountered: 16:02 - 16:13
Distance: KM 8'203'300
Artist: Clara

"MERCURY "Mein"
Time encountered: 16:14 - 16:25
Distance: KM 57'909'000
Artist: Alan Alpenfelt, Mario Pegoraro & Xelius

Mercury is defined by a very hot day and a very cold night. It is full of craters because it has an exosphere which doesn’t protect it from the smashing of meteors. It is a very fast planet and spins also incredibly quickly. We therefore wrote a two handed poem: the day is the story of a messenger during the bashing and thundering moments during the trench wars in Europe where hell, heat and fire obliterate everything. The night shifts into the view of the far darkness of the universe wondering what is out there and feeling very lonely.

VENUS "Venera"
Time encountered: 16:26 - 16:36
Distance: KM 108'200'000
Artist: Olga Kokcharova & Antoine Läng

Venus’ atmosphere is thicker and heavier than Earth, probably something in between air and water that might affect the sound on the planet. So we imagined how sound can be perceived through the thick air of Venus and how the distance between the perception of human voice and electronic instrumentation can be blurred through this atmospheric filtration. We made voice and field recordings over and underwater, partly during the time the planet can be observed in Lake Tannay’s sky (Swiss Alps) as a first collection of sounds through means that were accessible from Earth.
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EARTH "Planet Heard"
Time encountered: 16:36 - 16:50
Distance: KM 149'600'000
Artist: Vanni Bianconi & Dominique LeGendre

Planet Heard is the result of an exercise of continuous listening. For over a year Le Gendre and Bianconi have been listening to the sounds and the furies of a London building, the Loveless House, and closely tuned into its staircase, a vortex rising at the core of the estate, meant to encourage dynamic coexistence of activities and to generate through their interference, unprecedented events.
Planet Heard reproduces unprecedented events and interferences among the inhabitants of this building, this microcosm, such as the one between the yearning for communion, be it spiritual, social or simply personal, and its constant, appeasing failure. The story begins one morning; in the morning light each floor has a story to tell and tells it in its specific accents, certain that nobody is ever listening. But something is listening indeed. The story ends at night, in the darkness of the attic, in a moment of openness and communion when nobody is around, if not the bloody planet.
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MARS "Rover finds homer"
Time encountered: 16:55 - 17:10
Distance: KM 227'940'000
Artist: Werner Hasler & Fred Poulet

Using the polyrhythms, of day and night change of the planets, as a grid, was the first musical idea. Fred in the meantime developed the idea to tell the story from the Rover’s point of view. The rover is linked to Nasa in daytime and - as there is no connection to Nasa and no work for rover when the sun sets- to the world wide web at nighttime. We first tried to find a structure in order to be able to place the different aspects and stories in an interesting way. Once the idea was set, we started with a first day to set the atmosphere and feel the length. A first transition into night followed that is how we created a starting point of the night atmosphere. that is where Rover flips through the information he can find, connected accidentally to the world wide web. The Rover eventually is carried away and gets stuck with the one dramatic love story. The musical instrumentation follows the story. The atmosphere ends abruptly with the break of day. The daytime atmosphere is set again..
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Mars
Time encountered: 17:14 - 17:18
Distance: KM 303'522'114
Artist: LucidBLN

This journey takes you through a convecting Mars interior over a duration of 1.4 billion years.
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The mysterious trip
Time encountered: 17:20 - 17:23
Distance: KM 328'132'015
Artist: Billy Yfantis

Sounds inspired by the knowledge gap that exists during the mysterious trip of humanity in space.
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Elon Musk wants to send us to mars
Time encountered: 17:30 - 17:41
Distance: KM 369'148'517
Artist: Stelios Hadjithomas

Hadjithomas’s work asks us to imagine the way anthropomorphic technology would record our efforts to conquer a new frontier and ultimately succeed in inhabiting another planet. In a sharp tone, Hadjithomas gives ‘instructions’ to the Martian ‘spacewalkers’ and imagines a fictitious native plant as an ally of the future settlers.
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ERO GIA A ME 44 (solo II-III-IV-VI)
Time encountered: 17:44 - 18:08
Distance: KM 426'571'620
Artist: Dario Buccino & Ensemble HN

"«Ero già a me nº 44» (2006) is a composition for HN Steel Sheets® and plasterboard panels. The HN Steel Sheets are played by the performer's entire body, following the principles of the HN System®, a musical system that I have been developing since the early 1990s. HN stands for 'here and now'. The body’s movement unfolds in space and becomes sound through the encounter with the steel. The thin sheet, with its gush of harmonics at the slightest touch, more than a mere resonating object becomes a resonating space. The composition is shaped in order to enhance this spatial-emotional quality. Sound is not only the expression of an individual: it occurs, it takes place surrounding our ears.
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Solar Eclipse in the key of Totality
Time encountered: 18:13 - 18:18
Distance: KM 545'519'475
Artist: Dixie Treichel

A sound piece created for and inspired by the total eclipse of the sun across North America on August 21, 2017. The light of the sun transforms into total darkness propelling the observers into awe and silence.
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Blue moon
Time encountered: 18:32 - 18:36
Distance: KM 623'450'829
Artist: Ian Gibbins

"Blue Moon" was inspired by David Bowie, Arthur C. Clarke & Stanley Kubrick, and the Pioneer 10 & 11 Space Probes to the moons of Jupiter and Saturn and beyond... "Space Oddity", "2001: A Space Odyssey", the furthest humans have ever gone into space... "I am adrift on a river of uncountable moons in floodtide surges of endlessly oscillating blacklight... and I’m going nowhere and everywhere but I’m going there in style without a rudder of hope, navigating this dream maker, you heart breaker, my eternal river of blue moons." [Read more]

Das Wurmloch
Time encountered: 18:37 - 18:40
Distance: KM 643'959'080
Artist: The little typists

"das wurmloch/wormhole: a tunnel in the geometry of space-time postulated to connect different parts of the universe". Isn't that what every pop song should aspire to?" [Read more]

Demential is beautiful
Time encountered: 18:41 - 18:42
Distance: KM 660'365'680
Artist: Tonylight

Electronic music is often made by pure sound and waveforms, simple sound that remind me the sound from deep space. I like to create liquid and timeless soundscape that remind me our infinite life. [Read more]

Planets
Time encountered: 18:44 - 18:49
Distance: KM 672'670'631
Artist: Duty

Planets is about our ongoing exploration of space... and the tiny part we play in the universe. [Read more]

Bubbleator
Time encountered: 18:51 - 19:59
Distance: KM 701'382'182
Artist: Ducks!

See You Later Bubbleator's gurgling synths and driving beat have a darkness and propulsion that feel like they should be played on a spaceship hurtling through the Milky Way. When our friend Linda Colour J came to the studio to add some raps, we wrote lyrics with her inspired by Attilio & Toni Mineo's soundtrack for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair Bubbleator ride, the afro-futurism of Sun Ra, rocketry, stars and astrophysics. The result is a fragmented retro-futurist adventure that's disorientating and compelling, just like space itself. [Read more]

Radio 181
Time encountered: 19:00 - 19:08
Distance: KM 738'297'034
Artist: Abby Donovan

Interstellar warpings V and VII "As a collective the 181 finds:
1. we are incredibly surprised that we cannot form a human pyramid
2. we are intensely interested in the implications of warped transmission metrics for interstellar space"

JUPITER "Le vert sejour des vivants"
Time encountered: 19:09 - 19:24
Distance: KM 775'211'886
Artist: Léa Roger, Hubert Monroy et Vincent Tholomé,

We thought of the story of a human colony that has decided to stop their endless journey when arriving near Jupiter.
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Plan it complete
Time encountered: 19:31 - 19:37
Distance: KM 865'448'190
Artist: Caro C

The personal is political; exploring the ancient spiritual premise of non-dual interconnection ie. the universe is in you, you are the universe, you are complete as the being you are (rather than a seeking outer beings or doings to feel complete conditioning).
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Floating land
Time encountered: 19:50 - 19:55
Distance: KM 943'379'543
Artist: Exotikdot

"Floating Land' evokes the utopia of the absolute territory. An utopia which exists in a material way as the International Space Station, and which we tacitly experience through our virtual existence. The track brings up together elements from the two ways this utopia manifests in our world, considering, on one hand, the impossibility to reach the physical one and, on the other hand, the ephemeral condition of the virtual one. Floating Land denounces the human laws of how far one can go depending on the place one was born, through a vacuumed zone of no borders, and where nationality becomes an abstraction.
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Formula for escaping the logic of the trap
Time encountered: 20:00 - 20:20
Distance: KM 984'396'045
Artist: Kaj Duncan David & Martin Lau

A reverie on acceleration, speed, light, sound and the loneliness of space travel, inspired by our readings of some Accelerationist texts on Russian Cosmism and other futurisms. Many of the samples used are from the freely available NASA sound database.

Samba
Time encountered: 20:24 - 20:28
Distance: KM 1'082'835'650
Artist: Lorenzo Tamai

oooooooobaby
Time encountered: 20:33 - 20:37
Distance: KM 1'119'750'502
Artist: Canary Burton

Coming out of the ocean, flowing through life on the surface, eventually wandering off in a choir of voices coming out of the first "space music" from early 20th century computer music.
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Nello spazio sommerso
Time encountered: 20:44 - 20:49
Distance: KM 1'164'868'654
Artist: Marco Dibeltulu

A work which interprets the courage of man who continues to have the strength to discover, despite the essence of all things is indefinable and elusive. The Universe becomes manifold but the man who is eager for knowledge does not lose his enthusiasm and, even if he is aware that the search will have no end, he can not give up trying to reach his objective.
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Story for aeroplane, piano, harmonica, insects and steps
Time encountered: 20:51 - 20:57
Distance: KM 1'193'580'205
Artist: Muzikačaka

Song for aeroplane, piano, harmonica, insects and steps is a combination of perceived moment. Percieved universe. Combination of sounds from above, airy sounds of piano and manipulated harmonica, and sounds of insects, that somehow feels closer to us, to our steps, eventhough steps are recorded along the aeroplane. Starting with a sound of a plane, above us, can not be touched or seen and ending back to the earth with sounds of insects. Perception of something distant to us, but heard as much as something close to us, puts us in a new reality of space.

IMAE
Time encountered: 21:05 - 21:09
Distance: KM 1'251'003'308
Artist: Georgia Pazarloglou

Imae is a recent experimental composition that builds up with the use of sound design techniques, field recordings and recorded voice. Like much of my work, the track has sci-fi references and unfolds as a dialogue amongst sonic events, taking place in space.
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Nampülwangulenfe / Mapunauta
Time encountered: 21:12 - 21:30
Distance: KM 1'279'714'859
Artist: Nicole L'Huillier & Daniela Catrileo

Through this collaboration, we developed a sonic poem that emerges from the research of Mapuche Cosmovision and its relationship to outer space, the dimension of the Wenumapu. As a result of this research, we are building the idea/concept/movement/imaginary of the Mapunauta(Miyawpukelu Wenu mapu mew / Nampülwangülenfe) and of a Mapufuturism. This piece materializes on the understanding of the richness of the Mapuche Cosmology and how ancestral knowledge can help us to think about a more just space future.
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The lonely satellite
Time encountered: 21:37 - 21:39
Distance: KM 1'382'256'114
Artist: Tribes of Europe

I tend to anthropomorphise virtually everything (which can make throwing things away quite difficult). I started imagining a small communications satellite circling Earth indefinitely, never getting any closer to it, relaying everyone else's conversations but unable to join in.
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The lonely satellite
Time encountered: 21:37 - 21:39
Distance: KM 1'382'256'114
Artist: Tribes of Europe

I tend to anthropomorphise virtually everything (which can make throwing things away quite difficult). I started imagining a small communications satellite circling Earth indefinitely, never getting any closer to it, relaying everyone else's conversations but unable to join in.
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U0001F47B #4
Time encountered: 21:43 - 21:45
Distance: KM 1'406'866'015
Artist: Rodrigo Quintanilha

This is track was entirely made from NASA recordings of Saturn radio emissions, Stars KIC7671081B and r KIC7671081B light curve waves to sound and interstellar plasma sounds.
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Milky Way
Time encountered: 22:09 - 22:13
Distance: KM 1'513'508'920
Artist: Alyssa Moxley

Losing Gravity
Time encountered: 22:54 - 23:04
Distance: KM 1'698'083'178
Artist: Penelope Gkika

"Losing gravity, losing reference to the earth, can be seen as the gateway towards freedom from whatever keeps one attached to the known patterns of life. In this piece, the tuning of the violin shifts throughout, and each time the newly set strings create foreign sounds and images, transporting one to another point in the universe, always in the pursuit of communication. No matter where one lands, life will be found in its purest form.
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There is no space between us
Time encountered: 23:09 - 23:16
Distance: KM 1'759'607'931
Artist: Necromishka

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Event Horizon
Time encountered: 23:32 - 23:41
Distance: KM 1'853'945'885
Artist: DAGGER MOTH & Marc Ribot

A track about "black holes", a metaphor between the black holes in outer space and the emotional ones inside ourselves. [Read more]

A hunger verse
Time encountered: 23:54 - 00:02
Distance: KM 1'944'182'190
Artist: Mark Goodwin

It has been said, that if the size of the gravitational reach of our solar-system was equal to a dining table approximately six-foot across, then at its centre our sun would be the size of a grain of salt. My sound-enhanced-poem 'A Hunger Verse' relates to space & the universe through ... hunger ..."
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TVC Recordings "Dinitrogen Monoxide
Time encountered: 00:11 - 00:18
Distance: KM 2'013'910'243
Artist: Pekka Sassi

Messier 1 (Ex-Supernova)
Time encountered: 00:30 - 00:36
Distance: KM 2'091'841'596
Artist: Distant Fires Burning

Messier 1 (Ex-Supernova) is an ode to the fact that Charles Messier in the 17th century took up his aperture telescope to spot those strange moving forms in the sky, of which we later understood they were galaxies and not comets. This track contains a sample from the sound that you would hear if we transformed the pulse of a pulsar into soundwaves.
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The Infinite
Time encountered: 00:43 - 00:45
Distance: KM 2'145'163'049
Artist: Kathryn Hummel

The Infinite' was written during my time as an artist in residence with Forever Now in 2013. Participants explored how the 1977 Voyager Golden Record might be re-realised in the 21st century and how and what they might communicate with the unknown. When I was asked 'How do you understand the concept of the infinite?’ I responded as a writer, within the limitations of my language: through poetry, which allows for complex suggestion rather than definitive statement. In this way, though I didn’t recognise it back then, poetry and poetics neatly intersects concepts of space and the Universe.
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Cosmic Mirror
Time encountered: 01:00 - 01:07
Distance: KM 2'214'891'102
Artist: El Wud

Karma is neither a punishment nor a reward, it is simply a gigantic cosmic mirror that reflects back what you emit.
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Moon life
Time encountered: 01:21 - 01:30
Distance: KM 2'301'025'756
Artist: William Memotone

Suiteflunodue
Time encountered: 01:43 - 01:49
Distance: KM 2'358'448'859
Artist: Claudio Cavalli

The low probability Theory of the Spheres as the origin of sound.

Blackness Roared
Time encountered: 02:09 - 02:11
Distance: KM 2'497'904'965
Artist: Katharina Schmidt

The track is inspired by a passage from Virginia Woolf's novel/prose poem The Waves: "And, half-way through dinner, we felt enlarge itself round us the huge blackness of what is outside us, of what we are not. The wind, the rush of wheels became the roar of time, and we rushed — where? And who were we? We were extinguished for a moment, went out like sparks in burnt paper and the blackness roared. Past time, past history we went. For me this lasts but one second. It is ended by my own pugnacity. I strike the table with a spoon. If I could measure things with compasses I would, but since my only measure is a phrase, I make phrases".
The track was made with an instrument called PushPull: [Read more]

Rendezvous with Button Moon
Time encountered: 02:18 - 02:26
Distance: KM 2'534'819'817
Artist: Temple Music

Button Moon' was a children's tv show in the UK, the theme tune written by the soon-to-be Dr Who, Peter Davison. This cross-correlates with Arthur C. Clarke's "Rendezvous With Rama', which I was re-reading due to Oumoumamua, a very Rama-esque object, travelling through our solar system.
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Arc en Ciel Orchestra
Time encountered: 02:47 - 03:06
Distance: KM 2'653'767'672
Artist: Pic Nic Radio

From the Mensa Sonora, a book with cooking recipes and sound from the Radio Picnic’s artists.
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Lost in space
Time encountered: 03:13 - 03:17
Distance: KM 2'760'410'577
Artist: Hanna Woźniak

Part of my poetry connected with illustrations and site-specific installations about astronauts called "lost in space".
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Desert Wind
Time encountered: 03:20 - 03:36
Distance: KM 2'789'122'128
Artist: Xelius

A work recorded in the desert of Sharm El Sheik. Created for this broadcast.

Desert Wind
Time encountered: 03:20 - 03:36
Distance: KM 2'789'122'128
Artist: Xelius

A work recorded in the desert of Sharm El Sheik. Created for this broadcast.

URANUS - "I figli del cielo"
Time encountered: 03:39 - 03:56
Distance: KM 2'867'053'482
Artist: Giuliana Altamura & Zeno Gabaglio

Uranus bears the name of the god of the sky. It is a planet linked to the male principle of spirituality, connected to the sphere of intuition, to the realm of the mind. [Read more]

The this
Time encountered: 03:57 - 04:02
Distance: KM 2'940'883'185
Artist: Walt Thisney

Intergalactic noise
Time encountered: 04:06 - 04:10
Distance: KM 2'977'798'037
Artist: Alvax

The track was made with many samples of the Nasa edited through different synthesis techniques. In this way I mixed the world of recordings made in space to a more “human” flow composed of percussive fragments, glitches and vocal samples to create that evocative atmosphere from my point of view.
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Listening to other intelligences in the forests of Venus
Time encountered: 04:22 - 04:51
Distance: KM 3'043'424'440
Artist: Moggy Ogara

The track is the visit of the space naturalists to a place in the universe that have other intelligences. The track refers to Venus, but this "Venus" is not a planet, but an idea. The track allows the naturalist to envelop themselves within the ambience. To begin with the additional of this other species to the natural space is disruptive, it has to be trusted. By listening and not interfering or demanding, the ambience comes to accept this other intelligence to their realm - some degree of trust is achieved. The ambience then starts to accept or even ignore the disruption and starts to settle into its natural rhythm. Who them becomes the Other Intelligence?
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Satellites
Time encountered: 05:00 - 05:07
Distance: KM 3'199'287'147
Artist: Joan Cambon

Satellites was composed for a sequence of a show where two acrobats are like in levitation into space, with evocations of Kubrick's "2001 : a space odyssey"
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V
Time encountered: 05:10 - 05:40
Distance: KM 3'240'303'649
Artist: Vaathv

// The shamans of the universe sing in my music
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Sequenze
Time encountered: 05:43 - 05:49
Distance: KM 3'375'658'105
Artist: Nicola Fumo Frattegiani

Sequences. A short journey in space. Visions of planets told by concrete sounds of their alleged daily life. Wide rooms and curved horizons. The sidereal emptiness that dominates every place. It is a small psychic and intangible path that turns to the elsewhere of unknown natures. The cold and heat that lead to industrial elements built from gray metals. A tension towards the symbolic abstraction of a possible journey of the human spirit.
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Fischzauber
Time encountered: 05:56 - 06:05
Distance: KM 3'428'979'558
Artist: Jared Green

This story is an ekphrastic reworking of Paul Klee's painting, Fischzauber. The narrative takes place in an undefined space that might either be physical or imaginary, terrestrial or cosmic. It is a meditation on perception, creative expression, and how external space flows into internal mindspace.
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Astral Trip
Time encountered: 06:30 - 06:34
Distance: KM 3'568'435'664
Artist: Zeuk

Our track takes the listener upon an inward, yet paradoxically outward journey into Space. It hints at the secret wonders there to be discovered. Be open.
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Panspermia
Time encountered: 06:41 - 06:42
Distance: KM 3'613'553'816
Artist: Alessandro Gaffuri & Alice Diacono

Be with the silent self
Time encountered: 06:46 - 07:15
Distance: KM 3'634'062'067
Artist: prOphecy Sun

"Be with the Silent Self" stems from my research with weather balloons. Weather balloons can see and hear things from space and beyond. I believe that the invention of weather balloons inaugurated an age of remote sensing, providing us with the ability to collect information from previously unattainable sources such as the Universe.
"Be with the Silent Self" was recorded live and in one take using a smartphone. The sounds are a blended combination of voice, breath, delay, loops, electronic pedals, and field recordings from various experiments with weather balloon in landspaces. The goal is to highlight and draw parallel links in space between objects and consciousness.
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Late Breakfast
Time encountered: 07:20 - 07:27
Distance: KM 3'773'518'174
Artist: BA Denigris

Al Penè
Time encountered: 07:35 - 07:42
Distance: KM 3'835'042'927
Artist: Claudio Parodi

The recordings were made to capture the wind, heard while walking around the harbour in my home town of Chiavari. The movements of the sound trace out the strokes of lettering in Hebrew words. The actions are redolent of some sort of ritual, both in walking out the paths for the recording and in their manipulation in the studio. The location is not immediately obvious to the casual lis of the landscape as it suddenly moves its focus from left to right in the stereo spectrum.
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Soopafresh
Time encountered: 07:49 - 07:59
Distance: KM 3'892'466'029
Artist: Dr Hanzo

I imagined the first human beeing landing on Uranus. This is what came out.
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Desintegration
Time encountered: 08:07 - 08:12
Distance: KM 3'966'295'733
Artist: Bluenoid

The track ‘Desintegration’ is a combination of music desintegrating in a room, connected with the Words From a scène From Jacks Ravage, a music opera I wrote when I was young. This scène was deleted and got lost in time. When Working on the track, I found the scène in an old back up.
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Makria
Time encountered: 08:15 - 08:18
Distance: KM 3'999'108'934
Artist: Oikoi

Two words: MAKRIA and POLI MAKRIA = AWAY and FAR FAR AWAY.

All there in the sky
Time encountered: 08:22 - 08:36
Distance: KM 4'027'820'485
Artist: WORRAN feat. Maud Marique & Rebecca Glover

the poem "all there in the sky" from Maud Marique is telling the story of an attempt to reach beyond all layers, it is describing a failure and a reincarnation and loops into another attempt which is yet to be done. with Rebecca Glovers voice bouncing into space and back into our composition we want to express the reach beyond the seemingly dividing dimensions of a distance. Only a "canarialien" is equipped enough to fly beyond those limits and even it will have to fail, get up again and train to do so.
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Sonata per fornelli e caldaia
Time encountered: 08:38 - 08:45
Distance: KM 4'093'446'889
Artist: Lite Orchestra

Universe Hopscotch
Time encountered: 08:53 - 09:00
Distance: KM 4'154'971'641
Artist: Sally Walmsley

This sound poem draws on material and ideas generated during and after a Leverhulme Artist in Resident at Armagh Observatory in Northern Ireland. It uses musicalized sonifications drawing on NASA recordings to represent things that might be encountered on a travel through space. It is intended to give the listener some spatial awareness of the geography of the Universe with the known limits being the edge of the visible universe, with an unknown beyond which requires quantum physics and a theory of quantum gravity to be developed if it is ever to be explored.

Trouver Moyen
Time encountered: 09:13 - 09:19
Distance: KM 4'237'004'645
Artist: Sofía Bertomeu

"Trouver Moyen means to find the way, to find the mean, to find the middle position. To find oneself. Oneself meant here as one of the microcosmos inside the macrocosmos.
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Asterisk
Time encountered: 09:32 - 09:40
Distance: KM 4'314'935'999
Artist: Alessandro Gambato

The time structure of this track is completely deduced by a star chart. Thinking it more openly, I play on the contrast between the inner and outer universe, with sound of a simple nature attributable to the micro cosmos, treated however in such a way as not to be at all, thus referring to the macro cosmos and the theoretically infinite spatial exploration.

The Stars Turn Towards Their Ending
Time encountered: 09:45 - 09:49
Distance: KM 4'368'257'451
Artist: Syrenomelia

The music was an attempt to express the dark void and beauty of the starry skies, the dreams and questions they evoke. The piano chords were inspired by the still rotation of the planets. The spoken words on the track are written and performed by Russian poet and composer Natalia Drepina. The theme of the poem are reflections on the sky at night, the stars, infinity, darkness, life and death...
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Slowly floating away out of the Milky Way
Time encountered: 09:56 - 10:06
Distance: KM 4'413'375'603
Artist: Stephanie Merchak

This track is all about the unknown that faces humans when it comes to space travel and learning about the universe. The high notes represent the twinkling of distant stars, galaxies and various space bodies. The low notes evoque mistery. Notes from a tritone scale on C were played through 4 instances of the Operator synthesizer. The output of the 4 Operators was recorded then stretched using the various time algorithms of Ableton Live to achieve a slow tempo giving the impression of floating in space.
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Triton is one of the coolest
Time encountered: 10:10 - 10:12
Distance: KM 4'470'798'706
Artist: Athena Corcoran-Tadd

"Is it empty or full? This is the sound imagination of the floating philosopher, the cordless kite, travelling light, orbiting Neptune, encountering the moon Triton. Neptune, dark, cold and swept by supersonic winds, is not visible from Earth with the naked eye. The largest of its 13 moons is peculiar: unlike its misshapen brother, Proteus, Triton orbits the (other) blue planet ‘backwards’. The only moon in the entire solar system known to do so, ‘strange’ 'independent' Triton trails a retrograde-rotating question about its origin. Named after the trumpeting messenger of the sea, icy, distant Triton is at the very edge of our knowledge. Can our minds push further? Can we listen to it?"
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NEPTUNE "Ssecnirp"
Time encountered: 10:14 - 10:29
Distance: KM 4'487'205'307
Artist: Guan Ng Chor

Neptune told in a language of the unknown.
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Shrouded matter
Time encountered: 10:35 - 10:44
Distance: KM 4'573'339'961
Artist: Catenation

The age of the reindeer
Time encountered: 10:47 - 11:09
Distance: KM 4'622'559'763
Artist: Ceel Mogami de Haas (Radio Pic Nic)

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Shining Waves
Time encountered: 11:23 - 11:26
Distance: KM 4'770'219'170
Artist: Angelina Yershova

PIANO'S ABYSS is a vertical and progressive immersion within the abyss of the Piano, an exploration of the expressive soul of the instrument through electronic synthesis, towards the discovery of an evocative and mysterious world that leads the listener to hitherto unexplored depths, within seas alive with shadows and lights in constant transformation. A sonically visionary journey into the piano and into ourselves, in search of those arcane vibrations pulsating in dark cosmic abysses, enticing us with all their seductiveness.
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Chromapassage
Time encountered: 11:36 - 11:40
Distance: KM 4'823'540'622
Artist: SciFiSol

Lava Tubes
Time encountered: 11:44 - 12:00
Distance: KM 4'856'353'824
Artist: TJ Thompson

A sound track sent in a little boat down a river in the middle of an old volcano to “heal the earth from within.

Pulsar
Time encountered: 12:07 - 12:15
Distance: KM 4'950'691'778
Artist: Gustavo Chab

A mixture is a material made up of two or more different substances which are mixed; in this combination, the identities of material are retained and mixed in the form of new solutions. Inside the series of mixtures, pulsar was inspired by dreams, oneiric sounds that have rotational periods that produces sometimes a very precise interval between pulses that range from roughly milliseconds to seconds for an individual pulsar. Sounds are mixed and process in different ways trying to give a response playing with a series of images and sensations during certain stages.
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Grazing Lunar Occultation
Time encountered: 12:19 - 12:29
Distance: KM 4'999'911'580
Artist: Ghosts of Electricity

The process whereby the moon obscures and casts shadows on stars in its path.
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Clockworks
Time encountered: 12:34 - 12:47
Distance: KM 5'061'436'333
Artist: Andrew Reddy

The piece was inspired by the orbits of the planets and uses the the time of the orbits to create the percussive backdrop. This was layered with soundscapes and a poem written about musings on time.
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Looked and locked out
Time encountered: 12:53 - 12:58
Distance: KM 5'139'367'687
Artist: George Ridgway

A speculation over fleeting moments of sound and music during long distance travel.
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Galanthus
Time encountered: 13:06 - 13:15
Distance: KM 5'196'790'789
Artist: Anna Stereopoulou

GALANTHUS was composed/mixed/mastered by Anna Stereopoulou for the MAARBLE Sounds of Space musical composition contest (2014). It consists of space sounds “compiled through the Canadian Array for Realtime Investigations of Magnetic Activity (CARISMA) data” offered to all participants. The audio files are taken from the two available categories (20Hz & 100Hz) and used both “in their original form and in various technically modified forms”. Towards the final section of the piece we listen to the only sound performed and produced by the composer. Galanthus plant is said to have been an antidote against Circe’s poisonous drugs (Greek mythology). Nature is the greatest teacher and healer.
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Costellazioni
Time encountered: 13:17 - 13:42
Distance: KM 5'237'807'291
Artist: Massimiliano Viel

Live recording of the concert in Tokyio (Italian Institute of Culture) on September 26, 2017.
In the course of the the live performance a variable number of the available stars are chosen and linked to each other in new constellations, while the piano evokes them, by emitting their inhuman signals, mixing them in ever-changing configurations. The star signals’ matrix have bee created in the way that each signal encodes one word of an excerpt taken from T.S.Eliot’s “Burnt Norteon” from his “Four Quartets”. The 25 words, each one for each of the 25 staves of the score, that are related to 25 possibile constellation-forming stars are: “the end precedes the beginning
the end and the beginning
were always there before the
beginning and after the end
and all is always now”.
The electronic part is in charge of conducting these obscure conversations by communicating to the piano player the directions to be followed in reading the score and connecting the concert hall to the deeply distant location as a galactic operator.

Cruzade
Time encountered: 13:44 - 13:48
Distance: KM 5'348'551'846
Artist: Jurgen Fonteijn

When I first left to university, somewhere before i turned 20, I spent a lot of nights watching space documentaries in my dormitory. Being deeply inspired by the cosmic sounds of the 80's synth grand virtuosi; this track came to existence. From a technical point, I was just getting into VST synthesys and attaching drum-computers to guitar FX pedals, and that formed the base for the sound. Even today, when I listen to this song, I instantly depart on a crusade into space, looking for a planet to terraform; trying to come across an alien encounter or as my friends describe it; chilling at the pool in a space station. For the first time ever, this track will be "out there". <3
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Hygeia
Time encountered: 13:59 - 14:09
Distance: KM 5'410'076'599
Artist: Cláudio de Pina

10 Hygeia is an electroacoustic piece composed exclusively with sounds from a historical pipe organ in a XVIII century church. 10 Hygeia is one of the largest and densest asteroid of the asteroid field. Hence the use of a large instrument like the pipe organ. This is the 5th piece in a composition cycle, regarding asteroids. All the scientific data are taken in to account. The sounds on this piece are produced using extended techniques in a historical pipe organ. An abstract ambience made with “unheard noises” from an antique instrument that takes us to the futuristic and dystopian world of 10 Hygeia.

You•ni•verse
Time encountered: 14:15 - 14:17
Distance: KM 5'475'703'002
Artist: Maroulita De Kol

You•ni•verse is a spell addressing to the universe with the question: “How can I serve you?” in an attempt to make a mental shift towards a healthier relationship with it and with the world around us. To connect and uplift our consciousness by taking our attention away from our present limitations and start conceiving and experiencing a life expanded through this thought: we are the universe.
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Bell Dos
Time encountered: 14:20 - 14.22
Distance: KM 5'496'211'253
Artist: Brandon Boan

Bell Dos
Time encountered: 14:20 - 14.22
Distance: KM 5'496'211'253
Artist: Brandon Boan

Plateaus Remix
Time encountered: 14:33 - 14:36
Distance: KM 5'549'532'706
Artist: Juliana Herrero

"Plateaus reflects on the spaces of the information era. It returns to Borges’ literature, commenting on the idea of endless references to places and memories. Not yet thousand (...), Plateaus rises as utopian landscapes and expand from the digital in its physical form. The audio features a human voice that whispers fictional cities. Interpreted and phonetically relayered by the artist, it becomes descant to the material and the so-called virtual worlds resonating in the emotional perception. This Remix, juxtaposes the human voice to a sound of outer space, as how Earth is heard from the ""Universe"" (found footage internet -NASA) mesmerising the perception of our inside-outside worlds.
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Pluto's Moons Are in Absolute Chaos
Time encountered: 14:40 - 14:50
Distance: KM 5'578'244'257
Artist: Chelidon Frame

Disque de Flamme
Time encountered: 14:55 - 14:58
Distance: KM 5'639'769'010
Artist: Luminance

The Forgotten One
Time encountered: 15:05 - 15:14
Distance: KM 5'680'785'512
Artist: Tavishi

The sound art was created by sonification of image data available of Pluto, since the time it was a mere speck in the sky by the name of Planet X, to the present high definition images of its complex landscape. Out of all the images freely available on the internet, 16 were chosen on the basis of their tonal quality and appropriate detail. These were ordered in an ascending timeline and the pixel data was converted into music. The structure of the sound has a lot of space on purpose, showing the gap, between new discoveries, and how forgotten it has been, for so long. It ends with a hope of new discoveries beyond Pluto. The length of the track shows duration of New Horizons' quest.
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Requiem for Pluto
Time encountered: 15:17 - 15:32
Distance: KM 5'730'005'314
Artist: Hazal Döleneken

The Belt: A Requiem for Pluto is an audio/visual performance that came into being as a reaction to de-planetification of Pluto. In which the odyssey begins in the vacuum, travels through solar system in search for Pluto and internalises to reach the inner space. Meanwhile Pluto keeps on spinning far from us.
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Alien dislikes yodel and toddles off
Time encountered: 15:36 - 14:40
Distance: KM 5'807'936'667
Artist: bär&hase aka Ursula Häse

The idea to get in contact with this alien beings and do very normal things together.
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Attempt at generating a Universe as an Egg
Time encountered: 15:45 - 15:52
Distance: KM 5'844'851'519
Artist: Giorgio Dursi

PLUTO "Pluto is a Planet!"
Time encountered: 16:00 - 16:15
Distance: KM 5'906'376'272
Artist: Tomomi Adachi & Hannah Silva

In Pluto is a Planet! Tomomi Adachi, the famous sound poet from Pluto, and Hannah Silva, his friend on Earth, argue about whether or not Pluto is a Planet. They use the language of Pluto – infra-red light sensors and a variety of vocalisations and sound effects - to communicate. Their bodies interact with the sounds and each other, creating an other-worldly duet.
Adachi describes the work as when ‘his body itself becomes the instrument’. His distinctive gestures paint with sound in space. He has made a copy of his infra-red sensor shirt (space suit) for Silva. The shirts enable the duo to choreograph with their voices; to compose with their bodies.
While they were making the work, Adachi was having difficulties sleeping. Pluto was invading his dreams. He would wake up every night, with heart palpitations, and feel that he was like Pluto – far from everything, alone, and cold.
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