Field recorder in hand, Al learned how to critically listen to a space – from dissecting individual ambient sounds to understanding how they harmonize together to create the individual sound of a space.
MNEMONIC FISSURE: Wound, toxicity, aurality, allopoiesis, animal-machine, pressure, simulation, resonance, receptacle, impulse. By Jonathan Uliel Saldanha
An interview with Persian hip hop producer and MC, Alexie Ivanovich, on her debut album release of instrumentals, “Jolfa”, her life in Iran and time studying at the UPA. By Deniz Ataman.
HoneyChild Coleman and Raz Mesinai (Badawi, Ghost Producer, Sub Dub) release the original ROIR demo on UPA recordings.
Psy Co was a New York City based DIY cassette production crew founded in 1989 by prolific producer Raz Mesinai (Ghost Producer, Badawi, Sub Dub).
On Martin Luther King’s birthday, it is a timely and important matter to approach just what is and what is not in fact activism, and what is in fact simply performance.
The science behind sound is well understood and concrete: a series of perceptible and imperceptible vibrations stimulate nerve endings in our primary auditory cortex to create sound we can perceive.
For international women’s day, the UPA is proud to deliver a mix of some of the most powerful female rappers and producers taking Hip Hop by storm in Iran.