A100 the sound of the berlin city autobahn

June 01 to July 01 2018
CLB Berlin
Aufbau Haus am Moritzplatz ยท 10969 Berlin

The A100 is not just an infrastructural system occupying expanses of urban space,
it is also a city-building force with massive physical, media and political presence.
It generates a pulse of city life. It exerts influence over Berlin identity as a symbol of progress,
of self-promotion and representation, while also being a reviled object, a disruptive element,
and an art space.

After many hours hearing the A100

It makes the city pulse
Coloured in greys
An object with:
characteristics + dynamics
seasons + routines
rushes + accidents
It divides, builds boundaries, occupies territory.
It is two-faced and multi-directional.
It dreams, arranges, progresses.
It enables and connects.
It is massive. It is experience.
It screams. It erases.
Composed of unwalkable expanses.
Hear it roar and roar and roar…

Composed and performed by TAMTAM

Sam Auinger: Electronics
Hannes Strobl: Electric Bass Guitar, Electric Uprightbass
David Moss: Voice in Part 2: “Standby”


Excerpt Flow

Excerpt Standby

Excerpt Spektral

Excerpt Puls