Riding on a wave of hype that has carried Billain from Bad Taste Recordings and UKF, through into the rosters of Eatbrain and Critical Music with forthcoming EPs for both, as well as an unannounced but huge remix project; Billain brings a vision in film form of what's to come in the next months.
This film is the first part of a trilogy showcasing his deep sound design skills and complex aesthetic, with an underlying theme reflecting upon the nature of artificial intelligence and the destined moment of ‘Singularity’ that we have to look forward to as a result of our surge forward into ever more complex technology.
IN THE WORDS OF BILLAIN HIMSELF //
“If you consider Moore's law, corporate structures, overpopulation and consumerism; the contradictory perfections of our own imperfections can begin to twist the frontal lobe into unresolvable dark places, where Pinnochio from the children’s fairy tale and David from Kubrik’s final work ‘AI’ both went through in their own interpretation of hell.
Some render fairy tale endings for children and others choose the blockbuster income adventure. Humanity’s love of illusions and self-deception leaves the real questions under the carpet - the questions to which answers have always been pushed into the avant garde and contemporary pigeon holes in which human nature loves to process. Our future lies in being replaced by another far superior species, eaten by progress through playing with our artificial fire”