Graham Dolphin – Opening and Constellation

<p>The source sounds in Dolphins’ two works for daata editions are taken from the default ringtones from the iOS operating system found on all iPhones.</p><p></p> <p>Opening and Constellation are the names of two ringtones found on the iOS used on iPhones, with Opening the default selection. Dolphin has manipulated these tones digitally through repetition and the changing of speed, pitch and tone. The iPhone voice of Siri is heard reading out part of the binary source code of the original ringtone.</p><p></p> <p>The ringtones found on phone OS’, can be argued, are the most ubiquitous sounds of our connected, on-world., mini symphonies that function beyond music or sound in prompting attention and obedience.</p>