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Turbulence Commission: “WoodEar” by Peter Traub

Tue, 02 Oct 2012 22:32:24 +0000

Turbulence Commission: WoodEar by Peter Traub [Needs download, and Speakers/Headphones]: Bringing the body of the tree to the network is a natural fit — a tree is a network too: roots sensing and absorbing nutrients, leaves sensing and photosynthesizing sunlight, and phloem and xylem running throughout to carry nutrients across the structure. WoodEar attempts to […]

Transcripts Available for Composing with Process

Thu, 02 Feb 2012 16:49:41 +0000

Transcripts are now available for Radio MACBA’s Composing with Process: Perspectives on Generative Systems Music (the podcast series by Mark Fell and Joe Gilmore on generative approaches to composition and performance): Transcript episode #1.1. Continue :: Transcript episode #2.1. Systems :: Transcript episode #3.1. Determinacy and indeterminacy :: Transcript episode #4.1. Time :: Transcript episode […]

Robin Meier, Ali Momeni and the sound of insects

Tue, 31 Jan 2012 22:49:20 +0000

Swiss acoustic artist Robin Meier and Ali Momeni manipulate the sounds of insects and birds to create ethereal soundscapes. Read an interview with him about his mosquito-inspired musical installation Truce recently aired in the French city of Nantes. Meier talks about firefly synchrony and setting up feedback loops in nature. From the interview: Why did […]

Live Stage: Zimoun “Volume” [NYC]

Sat, 28 Jan 2012 23:19:48 +0000

Zimoun “Volume” :: February 2 – March 10, 2012 :: Opening: February 2; 6:00 – 8:30 pm :: bitforms gallery nyc, 529 W. 20th Street, New York, New York City. bitforms gallery is pleased to announce Volume, the first solo exhibition in New York by Swiss artist Zimoun. On view will be an immersive, site-specific […]

Perspectives on Generative and Systems Music #5.1: Duration

Thu, 12 Jan 2012 00:28:00 +0000

Composing with Process: Perspectives on Generative and Systems Music #5.1: Duration (97′ 56”) by Mark Fell and Joe Gilmore. Narrated by Connie Treanor. The fifth episode in the series continues to explore the idea of time in music practice, particularly in relation to duration. The show looks at how music is measured in terms of […]

Live Stage: Neuro Reality [Berlin]

Sun, 27 Nov 2011 19:49:45 +0000

Workshop: Neuro Reality Check (Max-Planck-Institute for the History of Science, Berlin) Performance: GenComp Collective Berlin & Book Launch: Critical Neuroscience: A Handbook of the Social and Cultural Contexts of Neuroscience :: December 2, 2011, 10:00 pm :: N.K., Elsenstr. 52/2, Hinterhaus Etage 2, 12059 Berlin :: Open to the public (register for the workshop here). […]

Net_Music_Weekly: Weather Scores & Sculptures

Tue, 25 Oct 2011 18:46:54 +0000

Nathalie Miebach is a Boston-based artist who translates weather data into complex sculptures and musical scores. “Recently, I have begun translating weather data collected in cities into musical scores, which are then translated into sculptures as well as being a source for collaboration with musicians. These pieces are not only devices that map meteorological conditions […]

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Composing with Process: Perspectives on Generative and Systems Music #4.1

Fri, 09 Sep 2011 19:25:31 +0000

Composing with Process: Perspectives on Generative and Systems Music #4.1: Time (62′ 02”) :: Curated by Mark Fell and Joe Gilmore. Narrated by Connie Treanor. The fourth episode in this series introduces the idea of time and its relationship to musical practices. The show opens with thoughts about time drawn from philosophy, science and musicology […]

Vague Terrain 19: Schematic as Score

Mon, 02 May 2011 17:01:13 +0000

Vague Terrain 19: Schematic as Score; curated and edited by Derek Holzer: Over the past few years, a strong reaction against the sterile world of laptop sound and video has inspired a new interest in analog processes, and a fresh exploration of the pioneers of the electronic arts during the pre-digital era of the 1960s […]

Live Stage: Synchronator [Barcelona]

Mon, 13 Dec 2010 22:04:45 +0000

Synchronator by Gert-Jan Prins + Bas van Koolwijk :: December 20, 2010; 7:30 – 10:00 pm :: Nivell Zero, Fundació Suñol. Rosselló, 240, Barcelona. Since the early years of video art, works have been made which do not actually produce a standard TV signal waveform and therefore cannot be directly recorded. To overcome this problem […]