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02.19.10
Electro-Acoustic
In this series titled "Composer Dilemmas," I would like to relfect on issues in the process of composition. How deterministic will this piece be, performance-wise? Once 'finished,' does it remain so? How will the scale of the composition, or the forces
11.28.09
Electro-Acoustic
Recently I discovered the first video below by Richard Lainhart, performing Olivier Messiaen's Oraison for six Ondes Martinot (1937) on a Buchla synthesizer controlled by a Haken Continuum Fingerboard. The Ondes Martinot is an early electronic instrument, a cousin of the
11.27.09
Electro-Acoustic
The New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF - or "nigh-semf") is an exceptionally well-run festival gearing up for it's second year. I was fortunate enough to have a piece programmed last year and can't wait to attend again this year.
11.22.09
Electro-Acoustic
Erwin Redl, known for his large-scale LED installations, has created "MATRIX II", a room-size piece of phosphor green LEDs, that creates a physical space that fools the viewer into thinking the space is receding in all directions. The result is similar
11.15.09
Electro-Acoustic
From September 2007 to September 2008, I worked on my MA at the Sonic Arts Research Centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland. SARC is a great place with a lot of interesting people and projects. I just uploaded a bunch of videos
11.02.09
Electro-Acoustic
Earlier in October I attended the Scotiabank Nuit Blanche event in Toronto. I did a lot of walking, ate some popcorn, had some tea, and walked some more… I made this video based on photos taken with my mobile
10.25.09
Electro-Acoustic
One artist on my list is actually a collective of numerous artists. Formed by professors Perry Cook and Dan Trueman, the Princeton Laptop Orchestra, or PLOrk for short, has brought a newfound excitement to academic computer music. I have been following
10.01.09
Electro-Acoustic
Artist Talks & Workshops: All workshops at the NAISA space located at the Artscape Wychwood Barns 601 Christie St #252, Toronto, ON Pre-registration is required. Registration for these courses can be found here. PODPOEMS Workshop by Victoria Fenner Saturday
10.01.09
Electro-Acoustic
New Adventures in Sound Art Presents… Heads up, everyone! The good folks at NAISA (New Adventure in Sound Art) have an excellent line up for their 8th Annual SOUNDplay Festival. What is the relationship between the social ‘polis’ and sound?
08.22.09
Electro-Acoustic
…a thank you goes out to Adam for the wonderful idea of ‘quiet music’… I’d like to introduce a wonderful site I’ve been following for some time now. Marc Weidenbaum of Disquiet http://disquiet.com/ has created a site that he calls
08.20.09
Electro-Acoustic
Who listens to the ubiquitous noises that envelop us? Why should we take any more seriously those notes that are written within the limitations of a musical score compared to the sounds that are non-intentionally aesthetic and part of the built
08.18.09
Electro-Acoustic
This is reprinted from a 2002 article in Wired. [read original] I ran across this concept sometime last year and have been very fascinated by the austere aesthetic. Whisper the Songs of Silence By Leander Kahney Music generated on a computer
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