B I O G R A P H Y
voice_of_vision was an avant-garde electro-industrial band (active from 2004-2007), established to accompany various artistic endeavors led by multimedia artist
T.E. Oliver (music production & interactive art), along with guest appearances from musician Dr. R. Vaughan (guitars).
The project initially appeared in 2004, releasing a handful of demos, underground limited preview CD's, and digital interactive art - drawing strong influences from the early origins of industrial music, as well as various post-industrial sub-genres including electro-industrial, aggrotech, and industrial metal. Visual, lyrical & conceptual inspiration stemmed from cyberpunk themes & aesthetics, surrealism, philosophy, cybernetics, paranormal investigation, and metaphysical phenomena - designed to stimulate deep intellectual thought, often expressed through shock value & transgressive messages that speak out against cyclic social injustice.
KEY H I S T O R I C A L E V E N T S
2004-2007, T.E. Oliver produces a large quantity of material, often aligning with his various multimedia art projects (and in many cases including sampled guitars from Dr. R. Vaughan).
Collaboration with artist/ musician M. Kern (guitars & keyboards) during the summer of 2005 & 2006 led to the creation of unfinished material entitled 'Digital Martyr'. This collection of music was never released due to irreconcilable differences.
In December 2006, various VOV tracks made their public debut as auditory components to 'Psymortis', a gallery exhibition presenting over 20+ multimedia art pieces created by T.E. Oliver (some of which are still featured at Cyber-Thriller Studios).
Several EP's and singles were later released & distributed via independent label Radio-Active-Music. All releases were eventually retracted due to a decision by T.E. Oliver that the material was 'not fully realized' and in some cases 'did not adequately align with the original creative vision of the project & its core principles'.
Following this intervention, a revised 6-track EP 'Breaking the Paradigm' was independently re-released via Cyber-Thriller Studios as the official, singular, and final creative output from voice_of_vision.
2010-2014, T.E. Oliver embarked on a quest to perfect his craft, expand his knowledge, and explore new forms of art - specifically in the realm of sound design, analog synthesis, hardware synthesizers, samplers, sequencers, effect units, digital audio workstations, MIDI, and modular systems.
He has since moved on to a new project with a refined sound, evolved musical style, and revitalized creative direction. The change provided an opportunity to move forward with a fresh perspective - while still maintaining much of the original core concepts that took shape during his formative college years. More information on this will be disclosed at a later date...