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11.26.09
Field Recordings
Tohorā: Fugue for Trumpet and Whale http://audio.netpraxis.net/placard_plug4/tohora.mp3 I had a brief conversation with Roger about his site a few months ago; he is an interesting and very creative, artist. I’ll be writing more about him in future posts. He has
11.02.09
Field Recordings
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
10.04.09
Field Recordings
picture: www.cathyjamisonfineart.com (music) Chris Watson http://www.chriswatson.net/ Chris Watson is one of the world's leading recorders of wildlife and natural phenomena, and in his album ‘Weather Report’ he edits his field recordings into a filmic narrative. On a personal
10.01.09
Field Recordings
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
Field Recordings
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?
08.30.09
Field Recordings
This August in the music area of Art+Culture, we explored ‘Quiet Music’ (Read [Part 1] [Part 2] and [Part 3]). Thanks to everyone for reading and contributing! Next month, curator Alen Hadzovic will lead us on an exploration on "Anniversaries." As
08.22.09
Field Recordings
…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
Field Recordings
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
Field Recordings
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
06.13.09
Field Recordings
The number of blogs on the internet is somewhat overwhelming, but I still enjoy sifting through site after site, searching for the perfect ‘beat’, so to speak (with apologies to Gilles Peterson). It is like walking in the middle of a