Released on the intriguing German non-profit label Attenuation Circuit, The Hollow Ward represents a debut album of sorts for Portugal based experiment#508; featuring as he does on many a compilation album from the past two years. Much of this output to date has featured manipulated field recordings, glitchy electronics and foreboding drones. Like mini Radiophonic horror vignettes, his tracks are excursions down those paths of … Continue reading Review: The Hollow Ward – experiment#508
On Time Out of Times is a collection of works originally commissioned for Berlin’s gallery Martin-Gropius-Bau’s 2017 Limits of Knowing. An immersive multi-installation exhibition that explored sensory perception, emotion and the borders of our understanding. Part of Evelina Domnitch’s ER=EPR and Dmitry Gelfand’s Orbihedron installations the music featured here takes as sonic raw material, among other things, recordings from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory. And … Continue reading News: Latest Album from William Basinski Features 1.3 billion-Year-Old Source Recordings
This article is a follow-up piece to Profile: Vladamir Ussachevsky – American Tape music and the Electro revolution Background The history of so-called Electronic music, under the umbrella of which Tape music loosely shelters, is by definition short. The very first Electroacoustic compositions began to emerge in the 1930s with Walter Ruttman’s Weekend (1930) Johanna Beyers mysterious Music of the Spheres (1938) and John Cage’s … Continue reading Profile: Modern Trends In Tape Music and Contemporary Artists in The Field
Weekend is not a piece that often features in discussions concerning the history of Electroacoustic music. It, however, predates the French School of Musique Concrete by at least a decade and is perhaps the only work of its kind recorded in the so-called “optical medium”; an early method of encoding sound onto cine-film. Originally commissioned and broadcast by Berlin Radio Hour, the piece was two years in the making and completely unique. Its’ … Continue reading Walter Ruttmann’s Weekend: The Genesis of Sound Collage and Radiophonic Art.
An offshoot of the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art RWM is a purely Web based Radio project with a focus on arts education. In essence a vast archive of Podcasts, the site is split into a number of Channels or programs much like a conventional Radio platform. Son[i]a is focused on the museum itself and features interviews with artists, documentaries on Philosophical movements within the … Continue reading Radio Web Macba: A nonprofit resource of Radiophonic research and education
Background This Album is the latest in a series of releases exploring the experimental music scene in a given country; with previous volumes shining a light on, among others, the Persian; Latin American and Belgian Electronic undergrounds. These anthologies are the brainchild of Raffaele Pezzella, otherwise known as Sonolygist; an Italian Sound Artist and owner of label imprint The Unexplained Sounds Group. A platform created … Continue reading Review: Anthology of Electroacoustic Lebanese Music from the Unexplained Sounds Group.
Prepared Piano, Japanese sound poetry, granular synthesis, two French masters of the Avant Garde, West Coast American Electroacoustic and more… Untitled Piano Carlos Santos Vocailsm Ai Takemitsu Tori Microstructures Włodzimierz Kotoński La Peur Henri Chopin Etude Aux Allures Pierre Schaeffer Alien Bog Pauline Oliveros The Wolfman Robert Ashley Diamorphoses Iannis Xenakis Variations sur 7:elektronische Musik Mayazumi and Moroi Makoto Simultan Roland Kayn Ursonate Kurt Schwitters Continue reading [The Present Continuous Mix]_003_Presence, La
Taking place over the 26th and 27th of January at the University of Greenwich, London; the Conference will feature a series of Talks looking at the art form past and present, alongside performances and seminars. The evening of the 27th also sees a Conference dinner. See below for more prices and contact details. Conference Dinner The conference dinner will be held on Saturday evening. If … Continue reading Electroacoustic Music Association of Great Britain 40th Anniversary Conference
The Avant Garde Project seeks to preserve musical works that have either never seen general release or are out of print. The recordings have been meticulously digitized and are available to download as high-quality 16bit/44000 Htz Flac files.
Alongside the likes of Cage, Stravinsky and Schoenberg the Archive also features a number of fantastic compilations detailing various Electroacoustic movements from around the globe and as such provides lots of undiscovered gems for even the most ardent of fans.
Tracks from the place where Free-Jazz meets the blues. Featuring Miles, Mingus, Dolphy and many more Track List 1 Moanin’ – Charles Mingus 2 Footprints – Miles Davis Quintet 3 Earth – Alice Coltrane and Joe Henderson 4 Air raid – Granchan Moncur III 5 Mothership – Larry Young 6 Subterfuge – Andrew Hill 7 Softly as a Morning Sunrise – Eric Dolphy Continue reading [The Present Continuous Mix]_Jazz Special_Vol. 1