Sterz: Sound is always something I’m working with, whether it be a vacuum, or a bird’s nest, or anything like that.
That’s the artist who goes by the name of Sterz, and the reason he’s speaking in this halting way is…
Sterz: In 1998, I had a stroke. And I just didn’t get upset about it. It’s what it is. And I’ve carried (?) on from there until now.
Since then, Sterz has spent a lot of time getting checkups via Magnetic Resonance Imaging or MRI. After 15 years of undergoing these very loud tests, he asked to record one: