”If there is anything interesting in composing -with or without computers- is the opportunity to deal with abstract concepts while manipulating concrete material. In particular, computer-based compositional systems provide extended control over sound properties and aspects of musical structure presenting the opportunity to merge those two into new musical forms.” Integrating analytical with compositional processes
Pandelis Diamantides has been active at the intersection of electronic ‘art’ music, ‘new’ music and ‘pop’ electronic music; reinvented media of electronic music production and redefined aesthetics as to approach a broader audience to communicate an artistic message talking the language of ‘pop’ culture while using cutting-edge techniques for music composition and performance. This tendency is a manifestation of a post-digital culture.
His debut album ‘Green‘ was released by Bigo & Twigetti (London, UK) in September 2011 and re-released by Linn Records in hi-resolution for the audiophile. The success of this album follows a series of interesting collaborations with the visual artist Emmanuel Flores Elias (Monotone Studio), choreographer Lia Haraki (Pelma) and creative coder Matthias Oostrik (Marina Abramovic Institute). His music is presented in places like the prestigious TodaysArt Festival, Bozar Museum, Venice Biennale and featured in broadcasts like Late Junction on BBC Radio 3. A new full-length album is released 11 May 2015 under the title ‘False awakenings’. The audiovisual performance with the same title is set to be performed between 2015 – 17.