Infused with the potent influences of Nine Inch Nails, the latest musical endeavor, ‘Humans,’ by GIARDINI OORT transcends conventional boundaries, weaving together a mesmerizing tapestry of piano, synthesizer, and cello. This sonic landscape delves deep into cinematic realms, seamlessly blending industrial nuances with electronic elements and dark atmospheres.
Beyond the captivating soundscape, the overarching concept of the project extends far beyond its initial inspiration—Stephen Hawking’s apprehensions about artificial intelligence. Instead, it bravely traverses the intricate parallels between humanity’s behavior and the relentless nature of a virus, drawing stark comparisons to our relationship with the planet. In a manner reminiscent of Agent Smith’s revelation in “The Matrix,” the music thoughtfully questions the very essence of human interaction with the environment.
In essence, ‘Humans’ serves as a profound reflection on the dualities and contradictions embedded within human nature. It stands as a poignant call to action in the face of the myriad challenges we pose to our planet. The influence of “The Matrix” and its depiction of humanity as a virus provides a thought-provoking backdrop to the exploration of these profound themes. “I’d like to share a revelation that I’ve had during my time here. It came to me when I tried to classify your species. I realized that you’re not actually mammals. Every mammal on this planet instinctively develops a natural equilibrium with the surrounding environment, but you humans do not…” (The Matrix) In the realm of ‘Humans,’ GIARDINI OORT beckons listeners to embark on a contemplative journey, encouraging introspection and a deeper understanding of the intricate dance between humanity and its habitat.