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NGA2: heavy gore interview

Who's in the mood for some heavy gore? 18 year-old Jordan Sigmund extracts brutality from his delicate piano compositions, each bar painstakingly mutilated in Audacity. His latest release, nothing ever happens like it does in the movies, came as a breath of fresh air amidst 4ZZZ's endless stream of local music submissions.

Barely reaching the half-hour mark, nothing ever happens wastes no time dissecting ambience with surgical precision. Arcing melodies become stuttered motifs, stripped of context until new meaning emerges. Sibling cuts sulphur and sage inject momentum into oscillating chords through sharp bursts of glitched intensity. Each track's brevity comes as welcome respite, cutting ideas off before they've had a chance to get stale.

I was interested to learn Jordan's background as someone whose music doesn't quite fit into a physical scene. Our interview covers his classical training, creative process, and various inspirations. nothing ever happens like it does in the movies is available on Bandcamp, and you can stream the full episode down below.

https://heavygore.bandcamp.com/album/nothing-ever-happens-like-it-does-in-the-movies-2

https://4zzz.org.au/program/no-guitars-allowed/2019-12-09

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