This has been a long, long LONG time coming. Known for her legendary mixing skills, from mix CDs via Kompakt Records or the dancefloor of the Rex Club Official Fan Page in Paris, and of course the playa of Burning Man, Jennifer’s been on our radar for years.
After more than a decade spent building an enviable reputation for herself in the clubs of Paris, Jennifer Cardini has become an international concern. Her infectious charisma and versatility behind the decks has led to invitations to play at such famed nightspots as Panorama Bar Berlin, Nitsa Barcelona, and Fabric London, and with her creative platform and label Correspondant very much on the ascent, her standing as a tastemaker is as prominent as ever.
In past classes, students have created soundwalks and graphic scores, learning about experimental pieces that broaden conventional ideas about sound. “We start off doing things that are meant to expand what the students think of as being music and get them listening more deeply,” says Makan. In his most recent class, students were asked to design a musical instrument. Some made flutes, chimes, and homemade drums. Sergheyev, Lopez, and Liu decided to make musical textures from nuclear radiation.
“I’ve always been interested in things that were misunderstood,” says Liu.