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Sound Walks via Soundcities

soundwalks.jpgSound Walks explores some of the possibilities of Stanza’s Soundcities. It uses the Soundcities database through the openly distributed XML-file. Choose the city you want to visit: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bergen, Bilbao, Bristol, Cork, Dresden, Ljubljana, London, Los Angeles, Napoli, Paris, Rotterdam, Salzburg, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, or Tokyo.

Soundcities is an online open source database of city sounds from around the world, that can be listened to, used in performances on laptops, or played on mobiles via wireless networks. Initially all of the sounds were by Stanza, but you can now contribute your own found sounds. This is was the first online open source found sound database. First version 2003.


Feb 29, 2008
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Interview with Kim Cascone by Jeremy Turner

kim.jpgKim Cascone received his formal training in electronic music at the Berklee College of Music in the early 1970’s, and in 1976 continued his studies with Dana McCurdy at the New School in New York City. In the 1980’s, after moving to San Francisco and gaining experience as an audio technician, Cascone worked with David Lynch as Assistant Music Editor on both Twin Peaks and Wild at Heart. He has worked for Thomas Dolby’s company Headspace and as Director of Content for Staccato Systems. Since 1980, Kim has released more than 15 albums of electronic music and has worked / performed with Keith Rehberg, Oval, Scanner, Carsten Nicolai, Doug Aitken, and David Toop among others. Cascone was one of the co-founders of the microsound list and writes for Computer Music Journal and Artbyte Magazine. Continue reading


Feb 29, 2008
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Live Stage: Fontana Lecture on Sound [uk London]

clockface.jpg Bill Fontana:: Acoustic Simultaneity and the Sculpture of Sound :: March 10, 2008, 6 – 7.30 pm :: Lecture Theatre, Chelsea College of Art & Design, Atterbury Street, London.

‘Speeds of Time’: view behind the clock face – In advance of Speeds of Time a Chelsea College of Art & Design / Tate Britain commission for the Parade Ground in Autumn 2008 (a live interactive sound sculpture utilising the bells and clockwork of Big Ben), Chelsea Programme announce a public lecture by American sound artist Bill Fontana. Continue reading


Feb 29, 2008
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Live Stage: Tristan Perich [us NYC]

wl_tristan.jpgComposers’ Showcase: Tristan Perich :: February 29, 2008; 7:00 pm :: Whitney Museum of American Art, Lower Gallery, 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street, New York.

Artist, inventor, and composer Tristan Perich holds degrees in music, math, and computer science. Inspired by the aesthetics of these disciplines, Perich works with simple forms and complex systems to compose works for solo instruments, small ensembles and orchestras. His “1-Bit Music” project, consisting of hand-built electronics packaged inside a standard CD jewel case, probes the foundations of electronic sound. Continue reading


Feb 29, 2008
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Ourmedia learning-center

open.gifIf you’ve never visited ourmedia.org ,you should do so. It has, among other things, an open media directory that lists archives and repositories of music — folkmusic, cylinder collections, audio recordings many in the public domain, music samples intended for use in music creation, early blues recordings, an archive of collaborative online jam sessions available to stream and download in MP3 format. The list goes on; there’s sure to be something there you’ll be interested in.


Feb 28, 2008
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Live Stage: DIY sound-workshop [de Munich]

jo-700.jpgAnnouncing DIY sound-workshop: Constructing live electronics with Jo FRGMNT Grys (de) :: March 25 – 28, 2008 :: Kunstarkaden, Sparkassenstr.3, Munich :: Registration Deadline: March 15, 2008.

The workshop is focused on the construction of sustainable, customized and networked instruments. Participants are invited to build up to three different musical devices: 1) Powerful analog Special Noise Unit (SNU), a kind of chaos – musical – noise – generator – touch – oscillator-instrument. (It’s even produces FM radio); 2) Simple step-sequencer SEQ8 to give electricity certain patterns; and 3) Mini-FM-transmitter to conquer your proximity. Continue reading


Feb 28, 2008
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Sound Lab VI – Call for entries

slab.pngSoundLAB – Sonic Art Project Environments is happy to make 2 announcements: 1. Call for soundart for SoundLAB VI :: Deadline: 30 November 2008; and 2. SoundLAB IV’s participation in FILE Rio 2008

1. Call for entries: SoundLAB VI – soundPOOL – sound compositions – a challenge for imagination – SoundLAB is looking for its 6th edition to be launched in March 2009, with sound compositions which represent a real challenge for human imagination. All details, the complete call, the regulations and entry form can be found here. Continue reading


Feb 28, 2008
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Synapse and Sonic Landscapes

synapse.jpgSynapse: Collaboration between the arts and sciences has the potential to create new knowledge, ideas and processes beneficial to both fields. Artists and scientists approach creativity, exploration and research in different ways and from different perspectives; when working together they open up new ways of seeing, experiencing and interpreting the world around us. For the past decade, the Australian Network for Art & Technology (ANAT) has provided opportunities for artists and scientists to work together. Through Synapse, and in partnership with the Australia Council for the Arts, ANAT offers residencies, the Synapse Database and now ANAT is pleased to announce its latest initiative: a moderated elist discussion on contemporary art and science collaborations in fields including bioart, artificial intelligence, robotics, climate change and space, amongst others. You can subscribe here. Continue reading


Feb 28, 2008
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Net_Music_Weekly: Metamkine

metamparcours.jpgLa Cellule d’Intervention Metamkine is an open-ended group including musicians and filmmakers researching the relationship between image and sound. Through the magic of mirrors, multiple projectors and highly ingenious live on stage editing, Metamkine produces and directs a new film with each of their performances. Working around a core narrative, they spill eddies of impromptu vignettes, accompanied by a live soundtrack of tape fragments and ancient synthesiser sounds. Jérôme Noetinger (electroacoustics), Christophe Auger (projectors 16mm), and Xavier Quérel (projectors 16mm) — who have worked together for ten years — have succeeded in pushing the boundaries of film and soundtrack into the realm of live performance. Continue reading


Feb 27, 2008
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Futuresonic Music 2008 [uk Manchester]

sonic.pngFuturesonic Music 2008 :: “A glimpse of tomorrow’s music today” – BBC :: The RZA – the genius behind Wu-Tang Clan and producer of soundtracks for Kill Bill and Ghost Dog – headlines as Bobby Digital in a showcase of leftfield hip-hop, celebrating the creative spirit behind contemporary experimentation in the genre. Plus Venetian Snares, Luke Vibert, Flying Lotus, Chrome Hoof, Rustie, Rolo Tomassi, Zombie Zombie, The Chap, MIT and many more in a full-on programme of international mavericks, risk-takers, boundary-breakers and radical music-makers at over 30 venues city-wide. Continue reading


Feb 27, 2008
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