Denizen of the Dark
Lip Service Webzine | March 2011
This month’s featured Denizen of the Dark is none other than Pierre Ordinaire, founder and mastermind of the Goth/Industrial live multimedia project known as Moodorgan. Pierre exemplifies the transcendent Piscean spirit in his metaphysical and philosophical perspective. If you’ve seen the live Moodorgan show, you know it is a total immersion experience in which timeless archetypes are brought vividly into the present tense in living, breathing energy. Arthur C. Clarke once said, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” The inventive spirit that infuses all aspects of this audio/visual artistry is the work of a modern-day alchemist of the highest order.
Pierre provides us with a glimpse into the central theme of “alive-ness” that distinguishes Moodorgan among the vast range of contemporary Goth/Industrial artists … “ … important is the idea that a live performance should indeed be live. In an age of seemingly ubiquitous ‘just press play’ electronic bands Moodorgan’s creative manifesto demands that everyone on stage be playing real (and plugged-in) instruments and that computers and sequencers should be under the live control of humans, not the other way around.” Creative minds that are hungry for sophisticated and inspiring music are in for the ride of their lives. The only way to really know what Moodorgan is all about is to experience the show, first-hand ...