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Jack Straw Productions Accepting Applications [Seattle, WA]

captain-gravel.jpgJack Straw Productions in Seattle, WA, the only nonprofit multidisciplinary audio arts center in the Pacific Northwest, is now accepting applications from artists and artist teams for its residency programs. Emerging and established artists in all disciplines who use sound in their work, or would like to do so, are encouraged to apply, regardless of their proficiency with audio.

The organization offers three residency programs, to which artists and teams may apply for only one per year (click on each program for its full application guidelines): Continue reading

Oct 13, 2010
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Live Stage: Chicago Equinix [us Chicago, IL]

picphp.jpegChicago Calling Arts Festival: Chicago Equinix ::
Sunday, October 10, 2010 from 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. :: at Soapbox Music, 1612 N. Sawyer Ave., Chicago, IL ::

You are invited to attend “Chicago Equinix,” when 60 Hz audio noise will travel 792 miles. “Chicago Equinix” is part of the Fifth Annual Chicago Calling Arts Festival and Chicago Artists Month.

New York based artist Eric Laska will create and send the sound of a 60 Hz ground hum from his New York studio to Chicago, a distance of roughly 792 miles. The 60 Hz hum is an instantly familiar sound to musicians and to almost anyone who has dealt with audio electronics in the past 100 years. Continue reading

Oct 8, 2010
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Live Stage: TELLUS The Audio Cassette Magazine Marathon [us New York, NY]

41572_104404479622248_665_n.jpgTELLUS The Audio Cassette Magazine Marathon :: Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. – November 13 at 12:00 a.m. :: at Harvestworks, 596 Broadway, #602, New York, NY :: Created By Joseph Nechvatal ::

Harvestworks/TELLUS can be viewed at the Alternative Histories Exhibition at Exit Art. ( and

The presentation will take place in the Harvestworks audio gallery starting with TELLUS #1 through TELLUS #27 played in one hour segments starting at 3 pm until midnite on the following days: Thursday, November 11 – Issues #1 – #9 :: Friday November 12 – Issues #10 – #18 :: Saturday November 13 – Issues #19 – #27. Continue reading

Oct 6, 2010
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Infinite Stream Loop: An Audio Stream Travels the WWW

LAPS [v2_exhibition-view] – 2010 from art of failure on Vimeo.

Infinite Stream LoopAn Audio Stream Travels the World Wide Web beginning July 1, 2010 :: a piece from the Laps series by Art of Failure. Listen: here. Continue reading

Jul 2, 2010
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Live Stage: Listening for the Future Symposium [us Chicago]

acous.jpgThe American Society for Acoustic Ecology presents Listening for the Future Symposium :: July 9-11, 2010 :: Chicago, IL :: Hosted by the ASAE’s Midwest chapter and the World Listening Project this conference is the first of its kind in the United States.

Event Highlights: July 9 – ‘Citizen Sound’ symposium (5-7 p.m.) opens with a wine and cheese reception, introductions to each of the ASAE chapters, and presentations by leaders in Chicago’s cultural and advocacy scene at Columbia College, 33 E. Congress Parkway, basement lobby and room # LL11. Featured guests include Lou Mallozzi, Executive Director of Experimental Sound Studio and architect Graham Balkany of the Gropius in Chicago Coalition. A media lounge, where guests can sample CDs and peruse publications by participants, performers and ASAE members, will be open all night. Following dinner at a local eatery, we’ll be treated to a concert (8:30-10:30 p.m. – $10) featuring ASAE member composers, performers and special guests. Continue reading

Jun 27, 2010
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World Listening Day

wfae_illustration.jpgYou are invited to participate in the first World Listening Day :: July 18, 2010; 12:00 am – 11:30 pm :: everywhere around the world, wherever you are, wherever there is sound.

The purposes of World Listening Day are:

• to celebrate the practice of listening as it relates to the world around us, environmental awareness, and acoustic ecology • to raise awareness about issues related to the World Soundscape Project, World Listening Project, World Forum for Acoustic Ecology, and individual and group efforts to creatively explore phonography • and to design and implement educational initiatives which explore these concepts and practices. Continue reading

Jun 25, 2010
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Explorations in Audio by Jim Andrews

vispo.jpgJim Andrews has started a group blog on electronic literature, netartery. Among its recent posts is one by Jim himself that you shouldn’t miss if you have any interest in sound production: Explorations in Audio, published on May 28, 2010.

After 11 years of using the Director multimedia tool to create pieces such as dbCinema, Jig Sound, Arteroids, Nio, A Pen, On Lionel Kearns, War Pigs, F8MW9, The Idea of Order at Key West Re-Ordered, and Oppen Do Down, I’m attempting a major bit of re-tooling to Flash.

I’m interested in the audio capabilities of Flash. And I’m interested in the visual processing possibs of Flash. But in this post, I’ll show you why I’m interested in the audio capabilities of Flash. There’s some interesting work going on in Flash audio. Continue reading

Jun 15, 2010
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Live Stage: Code Rocks – Rubén Patiño [de Berlin]

pato.jpgCode Rocks – Rubén Patiño Audio Installation :: June 18-21, 2010 ::NK, Elsenstr. 52, 2.Hinterhaus Etage 2, 12059 Berlin Neukölln :: Opening and Concert: June 18; 8:00 p.m. — Martin Howse (command-line symphony), Yvan Volochine (live coding).

Rubén Patiño (aka Pato) is a sound artist born in Barcelona in 1979. He is currently artist in residence at NK. He works in the field of Computer Music combining different sound synthesis techniques generated with Pure Data and Super Collider. All his sound pieces tend to have a stochastical approach and need to be experienced at high volume to appreciate its dynamic changes. He has performed several solo performances in Spain, France, Germany,England, Denmark and played in festivals like Zeppelin 2005, Transmediale 2006 and MEM 2007. As well as live improvisations with tabletop guitarrist Olivier Di Placido and occasional collaborations inside EVOL, a computer music cell leaded by Roc Jiménez de Cisneros. Continue reading

Jun 12, 2010
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Live Stage: Share Uptown [us Bronx, NY]

Share Uptown :: June 6, 2010; 2:00 – 7:00 pm :: BronxArtSpace, 305 East 140th Street #1A, Bronx, NY.

Share is an informal gathering that takes place in dozens of cities around the world. We are happy to add the Bronx to such a stellar roster of experimental venues. Share is dedicated to supporting the collaboration and exchange of knowledge in new media communities. Participants bring their portable equipment, plug into the system, improvise on each others’ signals, and perform live audio and video. We furnish the amplification and projection you create the content. Take your sound out of the studio and go live. Or play out with new and interesting people. Add yourself and your gear to: Share Art, Share Music, Share Knowledge, Share Sound, Share Wine, Share Company. Continue reading

Jun 2, 2010
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Live Stage: Megapolis Audia Festival [us Baltimore]

meg1.jpgThe Megapolis Audio Festival — dedicated to the craft of DIY audio :: May 14-16, 2010 : #evening (starting May 14 @ 8:00 p.m.): Windup Space, 12 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD :: #daytime (starting May 15, 2010 @ 10 a.m.): Hexagon Space, 1825 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD.

transmitter / noisemaker constructions, audio scavenger hunts, free-form audio editing sessions, kickass musics, interactive demonstrations, urban sonic explorations, experimental musical practice and theory, musical performances, subversive audio tours, (un-boring) lectures, and TONS more. Featuring… Felix Kuben, David Kestenbaum (NPR’s Planet Money), Lucky Dragons …and 70+ artists/musicians/producers/educators/documentarians, who come together to share secrets on producing and presenting challenging audio works online, on-air, and on the stage.

* audio editing clinic and/or public radio analysis
* musical performance and/or theoretical workshop indoors
* tour and/or performance outdoors
* installation ‘activation’ and/or interaction

May 10, 2010
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Networked_Music_Review (NMR) is a research blog that focuses on emerging networked musical explorations.


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