Who controls the mind controls the body.
After three years of experimentation in isolation, Dopplereffekt have emerged with Neurotelepathy, an oracular narrative of cerebral entanglement and advancement. The sleek mathematical models of 2017’s Cellular Automata have evolved into these synaptic interpretations, transferences and modifications, rejecting binary expectations to meditate on the possibilities and pitfalls of what’s to come.
With their second LP and fifth release in total on Leisure System, the duo of Rudolf Klorzeiger and To-Nhan have themselves achieved a near- telepathic capacity for collaborative thought and mechanical construction. They continue to use live appearances to present experimental trials of theoretical models, and that effort is heard in the sizzle and swing of the percussive highlights here, programmed with a serious depth and wriggle that reflect both an extension of and return to form. Considerations of the machine-human interface, neurological realities and physical probabilities dominate. But these tracks are economical and precise, glittering with emotional depth and cinematic effects. The album’s core, a three-act movement of symphonic uncertainty and revelation, marks one of the pair’s most evocative compositions in a career full of them.
Territory is monitored, traced and scanned, resulting in unexpected modulations. Underlying systems are questioned, competing mindsets animated and mutated: brain-to-brain, brain-to-machine and beyond. Neurotelepathy processes these transformative mental, psychological and transgenerational states both traumatic and triumphant.
“Neurotelepathy” – Leisure System (2022)
“Cellular Automata” – Leisure System (2017)
“Hypnagogia 12” – Leisure System (2014)
“Tetrahymena EP” – Leisure System (2013)
“Gesamtkunstwek” – Clone Classic Cuts (2007)
“Calabi Yau Space” – Rephlex (2007)
“Linear Accelerator” – Int Deejay Gigolo (2003)
“Myon-Neutrino/Z-Boson” – Int Deejay G (2002)
”Scientist Mixes EP” – Int Deejay Gigolo (2001)
“Scientist EP” – Int Deejay Gigolo (2001)
“Gesamtkunstwek” – Int Deejay Gigolo (1999)
“Sterilization EP” – Dataphysix Engineering (1997)
“Infophysix EP” – Dataphysix Engineering (1995)
“Cellular 7-inch” – Dataphysix Engineering (1995)