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					with numerous musicians and musical styles over       animate and inanimate energies. Behind the             or to record the paint peeling off the old Fender       based in Dublin, Ireland. Her compositional output      soundart. In 2003 co-founder of the record label          walking with others, listening to environmental
the years. His debut album ‘Exiles’ was released      melody, close to the sound differences dissolve;       Stratocaster?. Whatever when the sound engineer         mainly consists of fixed media pieces, which            fragmentrecordings with following cd releases.            sound, and my own improvised singing. I am
to broad critical acclaim in 2005. A new album        inaudible made audible, wave and grain of              heard Otomo’s music he decided this wasn’t music        have been broadcast and performed at a number           Since 2005 more and more sound installations,             very grateful to Derek for sharing his special walk
‘Acrobat’, produced by Gerry Diver, is scheduled      nature.                                                and cut out the low end, he cut out the high end        of festivals, installations and concert events          sometimes in cooperation with sculptors and visual        with me.
for release in July 2011. www.j-eoin.com              Raw material: field recordings (using mic,             and what was left was not Otomo’s music at all. I       worldwide including New Music Festival Cal State        artists. Since 2008 live-performance of improvised        Viv Corringham is a British sound artist, vocalist
                                                      hydrophone, contact mic) from one quiet                saved the bits he cut out and re-recorded the paint     Fullerton, Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music            electronic music based on his field recordings.           and composer, currently based in Minneapolis,


35       /Gary Mentanko                               afternoon in small Austrian village and glade high     peeling off the old Fender Strat and put them all       Festival, Liverpool Biennial, Quebec Biennial and       Member of Cooperativa Neue Musik, DEGEM, Trio             USA. Recent work appeared in New York, Toronto,
                                                      above in mountains; bells, stream, voices, birds,      back “Together Again”.                                  Futuresonic UK. With funding from the Arts Council      TATUNTAT, Trio Beuter, Höger, Schwieger also as           Portugal, San Francisco, and Istanbul.
       Depatterning-Smudged                           interior of teeming wood ants nest...                  DANNY McCARTHY is one of Ireland’s pioneers             of Ireland she studied at the CCMIX (Centre de          the Ensemble Theatrum Somnium Medusae. Works              Her work usually involves walking, as a method of
Cartography, 2 channels, 3.53, 2011                   Alexander Baker lives in South West UK. He has         of performance art and sound art and he                 création musicale Iannis Xenakis), Paris in 2005 and    with filmmakers and directors.                            investigating people’s relationship with place and
“Smudged Cartography” is part of a larger             been variously, simultaneously and sequentially        continues to be a leading exponent exhibiting and       completed the Mamori Sound Project in Brazil with                                                                 how that links to an interior landscape of memory


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audio series called The Unofficial Countryside.       a free jazz and improv percussionist, freelance        performing both in Ireland and abroad. In 2006,         Francisco Lopez in 2008.                                         /Tony Doyle                                      and association. The experiences and materials
Named after the book by Richard Mabey, these          scriptwriter for radio, tv and theatre, teacher        he founded the Quiet Club with Mick O’Shea, a           hilarymullaney@gmail.com                                                                                          gathered on these walks find their way into
                                                      specialising in art, drama and music. His sound        floating membership sound (art and electronics)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Universal Theme, 6.32, 2011                      installations, recordings and concert pieces.
recordings examine how urban areas and natural

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spaces have become layered on top of one              work has been heard on air, in galleries and at        performance group. He is a founding director of                                                                 The conceptual process was based on developing            She has had many awards, including a McKnight
                                                                                                                                                                              /Karel Von Kleist                              an abstract soundscape around film music.
another like transparencies. Through oscillations,    festivals/events in Europe, Canada, the USA and        Triskel Arts Centre and the National Sculpture                                                                                                                            Composer Fellowship for 2006 through the
outdoor recordings, and shifting audio filters,       South America. He has a netlabel release due out       Factory. A book + CD on his work entitled “LISTEN
                                                                                                                                                                              Harbourscape, 7.06                             Proceeding with a concept that would in some              American Composers Forum.
I’m attempting to convey the indistinct nature        late summer on Impulsive Habitat.                      Hear” was published by Farpoint Recordings,             “Harbourscape” is an outtake of a work-in-progress      way be referential to film music and yet would            www.vivcorringham.org
of places due to the tenacious reclamation by         www.solublefisherman.wordpress.com                     and his work has appeared on numerous CDs,              “Resonance”, which will be about 60 minutes             exploit an electronic sound palette derived from an


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wildlife in towns and cities. The recording was                                                              most recently “Soundcast 4x4(+1)” on Farpoint           long. It is purely composed of sounds that have         orchestral recording. The resulting work is derived
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made on the open source software Supercollider                                                               Recordings. He has been involved in several             been captured by Von Kleist’s microphones and           from the 30 second fanfare from Universal motion
                                                               /Andrew Mc Govern                                                                                     high-quality field recorder. (He has an archive         picture studios and developed into a 6’30’’ piece.                 Easy, 2.15
and controlled with the m-Log, an interactive                                                                curatorial projects including INTERMEDIA Festival
electronic device housed in a cross-sectioned log
                                                               Whale Song, 5.43                              1990-2002, “For Those Who Have Ears” book+CD            containing around 1,000 hours of recordings).           Tony Doyle is a composer/producer/performer. He           Easy is an atmospheric sound piece achieved by
of a yew tree.                                        This composition tries to create a sound               (with Julie Forrester). “Sound Out” (co curated         The focus is on the overtones of the metals, their      has performed both in Ireland and abroad. Doyle           mixing field recordings obtained using a variety of
Gary Mentanko is a Dublin, Ireland based              landscape. I got the idea for this composition         with David Toop),”Bend It Like Beckett” CD Project,     microtonal character, dynamics, and interaction. No     is currently working on a collaborative project with      microphones. Recordings of the mechanics of audio
sound artist working in hacked and handmade           after talking to one of my friends who was             “Rediscovering Locality (A Sonology Of Cork Sound       synthesizers were used in this instance. Some of the    the artist Linda O’Keeffe (Irl) and the composer          equipment, record and cassette players, are layered
electronics. Born in the late 70’s in rural           traveling in New Zealand. He told me, he had           Art)” CD project Art Trail. “Just Listen” Seminar       sounds have been recorded in an actual harbour (=       Guillermo Gregorio (USA). He will also be taking          over recordings of the electrical magnetic fields
Saskatchewan, Canada, his project Depatterning        paid a lot of money to go whale watching. After        +Installations (co curated with Sean Taylor) for        the aural setting of his youth). Others were drawn      part in this year’s Irish Composition Summer School       that these devices create. Mechanical sounds are
attempts to recall the haze of early memories         spending hours on a boat they finally got to see       National Sculpture Factory.                             from several extraordinary sheet metal plates, then     with Clarence Barlow.                                     naturally ignored when we listen to music, however
through electronic interludes, rhythmic decay and     a whale surface. My friend was unmoved by the                                                                  mixed, positioned, and ‘treated’ in Nuendo.                                                                       the sounds of the electro-magnetic fields that these


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the sound of farm equipment. Through exhaustive       experience, as it only surfaced very briefly. This                                                             Karel von Kleist is an interdisciplinary artist,                 /Mark Hall-Patch                                 devices create around us are mostly inaudible. Easy
                                                      got me thinking. What would it be like to see a
                                                                                                                      /David Lloyd-Howells                           originally from Amsterdam, Holland. He practised                                                                  creates a rhythmic soundscape juxtaposing sounds
sound collecting and audio manipulation his goal                                                                                                                                                                                      Nightfallllll, 2:46, 2011
is to catalogue a “culture of lost Canada” and        whale underwater and to be able to hear its song.               Chromosomes, 7.02                              as a visual artist and played with sound from an                                                                  from older equipment with the computers and
present it in ways almost remembered. In 2009,        Andrew Mc Govern is a composer based in                Life and death – summation and difference – cycles      early age, alternating Art College with (technical)     Nightfallllll is a one track from a series of sonic       smartphones that are used to listen to music. Each
he started the handmade, EP only label, Wist Rec      Dublin, Ireland. His compositions consist of           for a crown of time.                                    in-house training at the Netherlands Opera. He          studies and experiments investigating phonetic            contribute uniquely to the experience of listening to
with Liechtenstein artist Manfred Naescher.           electroacoustic pieces. He is currently working on     David Lloyd-Howells acousmatic oeuvre makes             co-founded multimedia theatre group Pasta B             reversal in music. Nightfallllll is an appropriation      recorded music.
www.depatterning.com                                  his Masters at Dundalk Institute of Technology,        certain demands of listeners’ imagination. With         where he worked as a technical/artistic director. In    of an existing track by The Incredible String Band        Pamela Myers is a multi disciplinary artist. She
                                                      Ireland where he is specializing in interactive        exotic titles, ie Fractosonic Graffiti, Insects’        a freelance capacity he created and/or produced         called Nightfall. I have been interested in the           is from Athlone and studied at Moate Business
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                                                      audio visual installations.                            Convention, etc he eclipses the ubiquitous              music, soundscapes and sound effects/design for                                                                   College before continuing her studies Limerick
         /Lucia Chung                                                                                        programme note, allowing the music composed,            numerous (often award-winning) film, television,        hidden messages and decided to probe some bands           School of Art and Design. In 2008, she was selected
         R, stereo, 4.38, 2011
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                                                                                                             performed and produced by this international            radio, ballet, and theatre productions. In 1997         that have yet to be discovered using this process         as critics choice for review in CIRCA magazine. In
                                                               /Angela Antle                                                                                                                                                 but who have similar esoteric belief backgrounds.
R is a track from the forthcoming split release on                                                           composer, poet and sound artist, to speak for itself.   he moved to Ireland, attracted by the stunning                                                                    2009, she was selected for one of the Westmeath
murmur records in Japan, Colour of Quantum,
                                                               Fogo Island                                   Chromosomes, 1993 is no exception, obviously a          landscapes and by the fact that here, “you are close    Through a freeware software program I record the          Emerging Artist Awards. She is now based between
between artists Lucia H Chung (Taiwan) and Yuki       This soundscape was recorded over two days on          popular opus ‘striking a chord’ with listeners on       to the real sound – and real silence”.                  track in real time playing the song from the end          Cork and Athlone. She primarily works as a visual
Aida (Japan). Inspired by the concept of quantum,     Fogo Island in June 2011. Identified as one of         varied venues, which began as the soundtrack for        Karel von Kleist, Hayes Cross, Clonlea, Clonakilty,     to the beginning using my mouse arrow cursor to           artist but recently has developed her practice to
Lucia H Chung uses different types of noise,          the four corners of the earth by the Flat Earth        Manhattan Cable TV, New York, June 1994 and as          Co Cork                                                 search through the track at an extremely slow pace.       include experimental sound installations.
notably white noise, as her raw material. Through     Society, Fogo Island is a mysterious place. In         the sound dimension of a film Geiger Counter, at        Published by Blue Crow Publishing, 085 1336101.         I use the arrow cursor as an exploration tool to          www.pamelamyers.info
laborious process of filtering and processing,        the soundscape you will hear storyteller Benson        the Brighton [UK] Fringe Film Festival, March 1998.     mozejacobs@hotmail.com                                  draw overtop of the track sometimes running the


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Lucia utilises white noise that is generated from     Hewitt telling ghost stories in the Deep Bay           Perhaps also edifying awareness of the profound                                                                 cursor forwards and backwards in an attempt to
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different methods and uncovers different musical      Anglican Church. Myself, Writer Lisa Moore,            relationship between music and time – ie, eighteen                                                              reveal other hidden elements that may exist within
                                                      Filmmaker Mary Lewis and artist Nicola Hawkins
                                                                                                                                                                              /Linda O’Keeffe                                the track. After the track is completed it usually                 interiorities iii, 9:57, 2008
patterns inherent within the spectrum of the                                                                 years is but a step, when the music still speaks
medium.                                               discover something of rare beauty and mystery          as music, retaining its timeless quality. So this
                                                                                                                                                                              Trains, 10.00, 2010                            runs three to four times the original running time. I     The interiorities cycle began with an extended
Lucia H Chung was born in Taiwan. Currently           in the landwash just off Joe Batt’s Arm harbour.       opportunity to hear Chromosomes in the context          This work is part of a collaborative project in         then switch the tempo to recreate a close match to        composition for feedback instrument with various
conducting her practice-led research Sound            There are also summer ‘mummers’ and music              of cultural exchange between Celtic cousins is          process with the artist Slavek kwi. This particular     the original track’s running time which then creates      eccentric ‘found object’ controllers (candle flames
in the Air: Specific Medium without Specific          recorded at ‘a time’ in the St. Pat’s Church Hall      something of a record and a special delight. Thank      work is based on a live 30sec recording of trains       a new shade of the original. My intent is to recreate     and resistors, pewter Victorian teapots etc.) and
Form in the Music Department at Goldsmiths,           in Tilting. As well as voices and sounds from          you all. David Lloyd-Howells, Cardiff 1942 -            recorded by Slavek which he gave to me, I then          one full album with this process.                         8-channel electroacoustic sound, which was
University of London. She has an M.A. in              the ‘boil-up’ to launch the Fogo Island Arts           www.david-lloyd-howells.org.uk                          had to use only this sample to create a 10minute        Mark Hall-Patch is a Canadian born artist living in       premiered at a concert at Fylkingen, Stockholm
Sculpture (Distinction), Winchester School of Art,    Corporation’s newest studio in Shoal Bay.              Rainbows in the Weave 17’ 04”, is available from        work. This work then became about the process of        Cork, Ireland. His studies include illustration, design   in 2007 with John Richards. (The music was
University of Southampton, and a B.F.A. in Fine       Angela Antle is a visual and sound artist and          cdbaby.com [ USA ] on compact disc and download.        movement, repetition and danger.                        and more recently video & sound media.                    commissioned by the Society for Electroacoustic
Art (First Class Hons), Changhua University of        broadcaster who is resident in St. John’s, NL. Antle                                                           O Keeffe has exhibited in China the USA, Canada                                                                   Music in Sweden.) I have produced a subsequent


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Education, Taiwan Lucia also performs as half of      creates works that speak about current socio-                                                                  and Europe. Her work is predominantly sound                      /Massimo Daví                                    series of pieces that explore various types of
                                                      economic issues. She has studied fine art at The
                                                                                                                      /Florian Hartlieb                              based with a focus on installation, performance                                                                   feedback material in different ways, and investigate
a collaborative project, mimosa|moize, with her                                                                                                                                                                                     Treblinka, 5.00, 2009
partner Martin J. Thompson. They have performed       Ontario College of Art and Design. In 1 997, she                Out Of The Fridge                              and radio. She is currently pursuing a PhD at N.U.I.                                                              the seemingly unlikely meeting points and
concept-led minimal electronic music around the       participated in the Ontario College of Art Design’s    fixed Media – stereo, 4.22, 2011                        Maynooth exploring the ‘Socially Constructed            Behind The Melody                                         contradictions of acousmatic and post-punk ‘dirty
U.K., and have released their work with murmur        prestigious Florence Program, winning the Heinz        Out of the Fridge originally was composed in            Soundscape’. She released an album with                 “Treblinka” is Sound-Based Music where                    electronics’ aesthetic traditions. This third piece in
records (Japan), Dragon’s Eye Recordings (U.S.A)      Jordan Memorial Prize for the work she produced        2010 as a ballet-insertion for a new staging of         Farpointrecordings, Metamorphosis and Praxis            “concrete” audio sources are manipulated to               the cycle is a simple, meditative ‘deep listening’
                                                      there. Antle was the inaugural Lynn Donoghue           Christoph-Willibald Gluck’s opera „Il Parnaso           in 2010. She is a member of the Deeplistening                                                                     piece in which I attempt to strike a balance


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Close to the sound -
and Duckbay Records (U.S.A.)                                                                                                                                                                                                 obtain the core of the piece. It is a work that
                                                      Memorial Artist in Residence at Spadina Museum         Confuso“. Alienated sounds from a refridgerator,        Ensemble,http://deeplisteningensemble.                  condemns the horrors of the Holocaust and will be         between sculptural intervention and allowing


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                                                      in Toronto. Antle also hosted and co-produced          like the fridgebuzzing, shaking ice cubes or the        wordpress.com/participants/, editor of the journal                                                                electronic circuits freedom to ‘sing’ in their own
         /Alan Gleeson                                “Socket” CBC Radio’s first national program on         clicking noise inside the freezer, shall produce a      interferencejournal.com and curator and chair of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             part of an installation project to be realized in Italy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       idiosyncratic ways. The music is concerned with
         Quaking Aspen, 6.59, 2011                                                                                                                                                                                           for the Holocaust Memorial Day 2012. Pre-recorded
                                                      visual arts. She is currently the host and producer    high tension and create an „icy“ atmosphere. The        sound art for ISSTA, the Irish Sound, Science and       audio material ranges from survivors interviews to        highly delayed gestures, the psychological musical


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Behind the melody
This work, as all my works of the past year is an     of WAM, a cultural magazine show on CBC Radio          first part of the work is about constructing and        Technological association.www.lindaokeeffe.com          wartime radio broadcasts, including Himmler, Hitler       spaces of such sound can be used to create, and a
improvisation. Using software I have developed        that examines our “Galoot of a Culture.” Her           deconstructing, with a lot of rhythmic elements, but                                                            and Mussolini speeches and a Poetry by Italian            concern with the transcendental. It is intended as a


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a “composed instrument” that allows me to             work has been collected by the Government of           no straight beat. The second part has less confusion             /Luca Nasciuti                                 writer Monica Miuccio. The piece concludes its            track for an eventual CD outcome of the project.
express and perform my aesthetic style. Sonically     Newfoundland and Labrador as well as the City          and there is more collocation of the material.                                                                  journey with a prayer. Digital Grand-Piano Chords         Simon Atkinson has worked as musician and
                                                                                                                                                                             Hopscotch III, 5.1 surround

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        – Near the inaudible
the work reflects the contrasting soundscapes         of St. John’s. Angela Antle is represented by The      Florian Hartlieb (*1982/Unna) is a german                                                                       and Sequences are based based on intervals of             educator in a diverse range of contexts, and
found in nature and the din of city life. It          Christina Parker Gallery in Newfoundland and the       composer and multimedia artist, based in Vienna/        electroacoustic composition, 4.21, 2011                                                                           is particularly committed to the composition,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             sixth of a tone. I got a full mark Diploma of Piano
encourages a method sometimes referred to as          Sandra Goldie Gallery in Montreal.                     Austria. He studied composition with Thomas             Hopscotch III is part of a triptych of compositions     at the Conservatory “L.Campiani” of Mantova               performance, and study of electroacoustic music.
reduced listening or deep listening and therefore                                                            Neuhaus at the ICEM of the Folkwang University          under the same theme: the childrenís game               (Italy) in 1986. Between 1984 and1988 I won               His recent creative work has included acousmatic


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is designed to be experienced at a low volume.                 /Bojan Gagic                                  of the Arts in Essen, Germany and Karlheinz Essl        hopscotch. The sound source used for this work          national and international piano competitions then        music, interdisciplinary projects, collaborative
The source material all derived from cityscapes                                                              at the University of Music and Performing Arts          was recorded at the Royal College of Music in           I started Composition studies.My Music experience         and community arts projects. He sees as critical
and forests’, subverting their associations is
                                                               INTERIEUR, 2011, 6.06                         Vienna. Hartlieb is holding a diploma in electronic     London where students practicing their own                                                                        the scholarly understanding as well as public
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ranges from Classical to Rock/Pop to Contemporary
intentional, which encourages a reappraisal of the    This work was developed as relation of lots of         composition from the Folkwang University. In            instruments (mainly violin and piano) in their                                                                    appreciation of this music, to which end he co-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and Experimentalism. In 1997 “Ottima Musica

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Selection of works from the
sonic world we are creating.                          personal facts from history of my family. My           2009 he was awarded with the first prize at the         rooms have been captured while walking along                                                                      directs the Electroacoustic Resource Site project
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Edizioni” (Italy) published my Electroacoustic work
http://soundcloud.com/alangleeson                     grandfather, Petar Gagic, was the commander            international composition competition Jeu de            the corridors. The composition offers an approach                                                                 (EARS). Simon has lived in Leicester for the last ten
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             “Lame Lucenti… Tacerai Per Sempre...” in its first
http://gleesonalan.wordpress.com                      of marginal borderland of Yugoslavia and Italy         Temps/Times Play (JTTP). His works has been played      to sonic experience that merges abstract and                                                                      years, where he is Principal Lecturer and Subject
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             version.Music activity stopped in 2000. I resumed
                                                      during the beginning of World War Two. After
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Hilltown New Music Festival
                                                                                                             in renowned festivals such as ICMC (Huddersfield),      anecdotal discourses, where relations to the            composing in 2009 when Concorde Ensemble                  Leader for Music, Technology and Innovation at De


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                                                      the capitulation of Yugoslavia he was kept             Sounding Out 5 (Bournemouth), Next Generation           sound source and its manipulated outcome are                                                                      Montfort University.
         /Paulo Chagas                                imprisoned for three years, until 1944, when
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             premiered Fluidi for flute solo at Hugh Lane Gallery
         Almost Silence, 6.58                                                                                4.0 (ZKM Karlsruhe) Tsonami (Buenos Aires),             intertwined and inextricable, yet malleable, allowing   in Dublin. I am a member of ICC.                          Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre:
                                                      Italy capitulated too. Afterwards he immigrated        Musicacoustica Beijing (Beijing), etc.                  sonic images to be identified and narratives to be                                                                http://www.mti.dmu.ac.uk
This composition was created and recorded
                                                      to Australia where he managed to get a job in a                                                                unfolded.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             55       /Matthew Whiteside
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Electroacoustic Resource Site (EARS) project: http://
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2011 Call for Works
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                                                      toy factory. My grandmother, Milica Gagic, spent                                                               Luca Nasciuti is a composer trained in                                                                            www.ears.dmu.ac.uk
especially for Hilltown New Music Festival 2011.
                                                      that time working as a primary school teacher
                                                                                                                      /Harry Moore                                                                                                    Organic Construct, 8.59
The purpose is mainly to build a creative-listening                                                                                                                  electroacoustic composition, classical music,
                                                                                                                     Water “0 – 9”, 75 sec (repeated
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                                                      on Yugoslavian islands, raising their two children                                                             visual and performing arts. His work spans
process for all those who can hear it, compelling                                                            three times)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Organic Construct evokes the aural illusion of                     /Cormac Crawley
                                                      all by herself. This period of my grandparents life                                                            from installation, to video and performance art,        a metallic environment inhabited by chittering,
the listener to a position of greater concentration
                                                      that they spend separated had a great impact                                                                                                                                                                                              Passage of the Masses, 14.50, 2011
and attention to details of everyday life, giving                                                            Water is comprised of field recordings made             focusing on the relation between acoustic and           glistening creatures. The original source material
                                                      on their communication in that matter that they        in France in 2009, mixed in 2011. The various           electroacoustic sound, and the interplay of sonic       comprised of a hip flask and rain recorded in             Upon a journey to an unknown location, we often
value to the silence and discovering his inner                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         find ourselves wandering, oblivious to purpose
                                                      didn’t communicate at all for at least fifty years.    environments shape the sound of running water.          and visual stimuli within site-specific contexts. His   the summer of 2010 in Italy. Organic Construct
melodies. Here are combined, in a proportion                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           or routine, content to take in new surroundings.
                                                      They were completely unaware of each others            It is a brief wander through an environment of          practice is based on the collection and processing      download link: https://files.me.com/mwhiteside/
not necessarily balanced, a sultry bass-clarinet,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      This piece bridges the wandering, dreamlike state
                                                      whereabouts all until 2001. My grandfather finally     rhythms and textures.                                   of sonic environments with social and historical        1uvz9f.wav

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Herds Lounge
some electronic effects, whispering flutes, birds                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of the experience to the “reawakening” point of
                                                      managed to contact my grandmother with help            Harry Moore:                                            connotations, and it links and blurs the boundaries     Matthew Whiteside, originally from Northern
singing, sounds of water, a craft harp and some                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the journey when we must leave this new location
                                                      of Red Cross organization in year 2001, but she        I studied sculpture, investigating all material and     between reality and imagination.                        Ireland, is currently studying Masters in
street sounds.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         behind and return home once again to face reality.
                                                      refused any further communication. They both           media. Currently I work predominately in sound          www.lucanasciuti.com luca@lucanasciuti.com              Composition with Dr. Gareth Williams at The
Credits: João Pedro Viegas: Bass-clarinet, Paulo

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                                                      died within few months period in year 2002.            and photographic mediums, and am located in                                                                     Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. In             The piece addresses public transportation systems
Chagas: Flute, Craft Harp, Electronics and Field

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                                                      Town Zadar, at the Adriatic see shore, was the         Cork city. harrymooreis@gmail.com                                                                                                                                         and how the community is compelled to interact
recordings
                                                      town where the Italian prison has been situated,
                                                                                                                                                                              /Marcus Beuter                                 2010 he was awarded a Bachelor of Music with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       through the use of such systems. It considers the
Paulo Chagas is a composer, music teacher                                                                    www.harrymoore.net                                                                                              honours from Queen’s University Belfast where he
                                                      and after the War Zadar was appertained to                                                                             Faszination Maschine – der mensch                                                                         many experiences within such channels of transport
and multi-instrumentist. He has dedicated his                                                                                                                                                                                studied composition under Prof. Piers Hellawell. He
                                                                                                                                                                     in der reflektion, 6:55, 44.100 hz, 16 bit,
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                                                      Yugoslavia. Zadar was the town where my                                                                                                                                                                                          both from the perspective of the traveller, and
intervention to several strands of contemporary                                                                       /Hilary Mullaney                                                                                       is also a founding member of Edit-Point and Said
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       of the passer-by, and how various channels of
music, electro-acoustic, ambiental, free
                                                      grandmother lived until she died; she lived in it                                                              stereo, 2011                                            Ensemble, both based in Glasgow. He has received
                                                      and with all the changes that happened in Zadar                 Green Gates, 4.32, 2009                                                                                                                                          transport are woven into society.
improvisation, jazz and chamber music. He                                                                                                                            Faszination maschine is an sound installation with      grants from the Bliss/PRSF Composer Bursary Fund
                                                      between 1941 and 2002: socialism, mass tourism,        This fixed media composition is part of a collection                                                            and the Sir Hamilton Harty Scholarship in order           Cormac is a postgraduate student of Queen’s
still works on music production, promotion of                                                                                                                        an original duration of 80 minutes. It has been
                                                      Croatian War of Independence, uncontrolled             of works exploring the use of site specific field                                                               to attend soundSCAPE and is also in receipt of            University, Belfast. Having completed his MA in
concerts and                                                                                                                                                         created in 2009. The duration of this excerpt is
                                                      postwar capitalism. All those structures, ways         recordings and the influence this landscape has                                                                 the RSAMD Scholarship (2010-2012) and May                 Music Technology he enrolled in the Sonic Arts
festivals of improvised music and also writing                                                                                                                       6:55 minutes. The sounds used are processed
                                                      of lives and relations from the period before the      on the compositional process. This work uses                                                                    Turtle Scholarship to further his studies. For more       Research Centre of Queen’s to further explore the
about music in magazines and blogs.                                                                                                                                  field recordings. The only processing used to every
                                                      World War Two are museum materials.                    recordings of the sound produced when wind                                                                      information on Matthew, his music and current             research interests he realised during his Masters. His
                                                                                                                                                                     sound is to slow them down and bring them into a
                                                      Bojan Gagic, multimedia artist, born 1969, based       blows through the gates of my home in Dublin.                                                                                                                             PhD is based on interactive composition in relation                                                                 farpoint       recordings
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                                                                                                                                                                     composition. The sounds that have been used: bus,       projects please follow the link below. www.
         /Alexander Baker                             in Zagreb. www.bojangagic.com                          On first hearing, it was a mystery as to how or                                                                 matthewwhiteside.co.uk                                    to the natural audible environment. He develops
                                                                                                                                                                     train, telephone,washing machine, gambling den,
      ‘almost somewhere...almost                      bojan.gagic@zg.t-com.hr                                where it was produced until I followed it to its        roller coaster, bank statement printer, wrecking ball
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       interactive scenarios that harness the relationship


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anywhere’                                                                                                    source. The varying sound which is produced travels                                                                                                                       between environment and the audio produced in
                                                                                                                                                                     and of a belfry.                                                 /Viv Corringham
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                                                               /Danny McCarthy                               around the building providing a beautiful contrast                                                                                                                        that environment. This often involves the use of
Processed field recordings Stereo 48kHz/24bit                                                                                                                        Marcus Beuter was born in 1968 in Wuppertal,                     DISEGNO
                                                                                                             to the unsettling sounds of a storm. This piece is                                                                                                                        sensory technology interacting with various aspects
.wav, 6:42, 2011                                               Hilltown Blues (for Otomo)                    an attempt to capture my relationship with this
                                                                                                                                                                     Germany. Journeys through Europe, Iran, Pakistan,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       of the climatic environment which will ultimately
A few hours compressed into a few minutes.                                                                                                                           Laos, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Gambia, Senegal,       A walk with Derek Shiel, 3.36, 2011
                                                      When Otomo came to Ireland he came to visit the        soundmark which to me is both comforting and                                                                    DISEGNO is part of my ongoing Shadow-walks                assist the compositional output.                                         Call for works co-ordinated by Anthony Kelly & David Stalling
What was close made far, what was far brought         hometown of Irelands greatest bluesman. To pay                                                                 USA. Working hereby on an own archive of field
                                                                                                             familiar.                                                                                                       project, which involves three main elements:              ccrawley05@qub.ac.uk                                                                  Booklet design by Doreen Kennedy
close; interior harmonics, exterior melodies;         homage at the shrine? To dance on his grave?                                                                   recordings.Since 2001 intensified interest in
                                                                                                             Hilary Mullaney (b. 1979, Mayo) is a composer
The Herds Lounge
LISTENING ROOM
                                                        Survival & Equinox amongst others. David has also
                                                        released a number of recordings with Krautrock
                                                        legend Roedelius, member of influential ‘70’s
                                                        group Cluster. This relationship grew out of their
                                                                                                                  Blip song attempts to reinterpretate the classical,
                                                                                                                  well known sound of violin. One simple tone
                                                                                                                  and a lot of whish and swish made by oscilators/
                                                                                                                  modulators/granular synthesis ensamble create
                                                                                                                                                                           This is a short extract from one of our live
                                                                                                                                                                           improvisation sessions. London based musicians,
                                                                                                                                                                           Kacper Zieminian, Peter Smith and James Stephen
                                                                                                                                                                           Finn, each coming from different backgrounds,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   government’s “Axis of Evil” propaganda) and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Illuminated (setting texts about sex and sexuality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   by writers from a wide range of world cultures).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Trained at Eastman School of Music and Bard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             College, he worked in New York City as a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             composer and sound designer for television,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             radio, and film. Andrew recently completed an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             MA in composition at the University at Buffalo,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     26       /Jonathan Nangle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Coastal Field Recordings, 7.24
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     I’ve become increasingly interested in making
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              30       /Stuart Russell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Radar Point, Stereo, 88.2 KHz , 24
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              bit, 7.00, 2011
Close to the sound - Behind the                         mutual work on Jameos Del Agua, an ambient                an equivocal atmosphere. Balance between the             met in 2007 at Middlesex University where making        College at Simon’s Rock, she has had performances         where he studied with Cort Lippe and Jeffrey            field recordings of late, focusing in on my              Radar Point is a descriptive piece based on a
melody – Near the inaudible                             concert film made for Brian Eno’s Opal company,           energy of sound and appeasement it’s a main              noise together was a natural consequence. The           and installations in more than 15 countries. More         Stadelman. Andrew is currently working towards          surroundings,both the immediately audible world          location on the Thames Estuary, close to where
Selection of works from the Hilltown New Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and the hidden audio world. All of the recordings        I live. I responded to the call with my experience
                                                        which David directed and edited. Recent music             topic of this track. Fischerle is the solo project of    three form an improvisational musical act where         at unfurl.org.                                            his PhD in composition at the University of Florida
Festival 2011 Call for Works. This was an open                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in this composition were recorded in and around          of very subtle sounds that can be heard in that
                                                        releases include Erebus & Terror, a very dark and         Mateusz Wysocki, focusing on the soft edges of           there is no focus on musical melody, but rather on                                                                in Gainesville.
call for artists, composers and musicians to send

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                                                        very ambient album with Orb collaborator Tom              the genre known as dub-techno. Starting from             texture and constantly changing                                                                                                                                           the Dun Laoghaire to Killiney coastal region             area with a compositional desire to make quiet
a short audio work that responds in some way                                                                                                                                                                                                /Rob Peterson

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                                                        Green released on UK label HS and Still Rivers at         fairly literal interpretation of dub, the project        dynamics.They combine a variety of instruments                                                                                                                            and are presented unprocessed save for some              sounds very loud and vice versa. There is also both
to the above title. The pieces could be a sound                                                                                                                                                                                             Roof Cave In, We All Cave In, 5.00                        /Dan Tramte                                    corrective editing and the composed presentation.
                                                        Night, an ambient/dance electro release on Dublin         developed in a direction which is to absorb all          and sound-sources such as electronic toys, circuit                                                                                                                                                                                 implications of a melody and a resulting variation
work, a music composition, a field recording or an
                                                        label “Psychonavigation                                   intriguing sounds. Fischerle avoids characteristic for   bending, mixers, turntables, bass guitar, found         This is a series of layered field recordings of the               Eight Gluons, 7.00, Fixed                       Jonathan Nangle is a composer whose work                 heard in the last section. The original theme is
excerpt from a larger work.                                                                                                                                                                                                        repairing of a roof on a building that is nearly 100      electroacoustics, 2009                                  explores many diverse fields ranging from notated        not revealed. This work is a combination of field
                                                                                                                  dub-techno metaphysical pathos and descriptive           objects, self-built instruments, guitar, laptop,


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                                                                                                                  terminology. Fischerle’s achievements are seven          feedback, and a whole array of effects units to         years old. The building houses Elsewhere Living           Eight Gluons is a synthesis of eight short electronic   acoustic and electro-acoustic compositions,              recordings, studio and synthesized sounds.
Featuring works by:                                         /Diana Rotaru                                                                                                                                                          Museum in Greensboro, NC. The recordings are                                                                      through live and spatially distributed electronics, to
                                                                                                                  distinct EP’s, each of which is a flirt with various     create interesting and dynamic improvisations.                                                                    works called Gluons. These so-called Gluons were                                                                 Stuart Russell is a uk-based composer who
Jed Speare, Daniel Mayer, David Bickley, Diana             enter no silence, 11.06, 2011, for                     genres of music like deep-house, minimal, ambient        This focus on improvisation allows for a creation       unaffected, not stretched or compressed, yet they         commissioned by percussionist Olman Piedra to be        video, interactive sound installation and electronic     works with both electronic and conventional
Rotaru, Donal MacErlaine, Donal Scullion, Mateusz       ensemble                                                                                                                                                                   are cut and pasted and collaged layer upon layer to                                                               improvisation. His work has been commissioned            instrumentation, often combining the two
                                                                                                                  or lounge. Fischerle published in netlabel Qunabu        of sounds through a process of reaction and                                                                       played in between pieces to avoid the awkward
Wysocki, Francesc Llompart, Gintas Kraptavicius,                                                                                                                                                                                   give the sense of time compression as it relates to                                                               and performed internationally by the RTÉ National        approaches of live electronics and acousmatic
                                                        This short work’s starting point was a poem by            (PL) and foreign labels such as Instabil (DE), Entropy   attention to changing mood, producing sounds                                                                      silence during percussion setups. They function
Graeme Tuslow, Jon Aveyard, Kacper Ziemianin,                                                                                                                                                                                      the rate of entropic movement by the building and                                                                 Symphony Orchestra, Crash Ensemble, Ensemble             soundscapes. Stuart Russell often performs live
                                                        E.E. Cummings, from which I have taken some               Records (FR) and Vague Terrain (CA). In addition         ranging from ambient to noise. Every performance                                                                  as miniature soundscapes that can be rearranged
Peter Smith and James Stephen Finn, La Cosa                                                                                                                                                                                        its environment.                                                                                                  Scratch the Surface, The Dublin Guitar Quartet,          with laptop and devices. He curates electronic/new
                                                        fragments. I have had a special interest lately for       to solo work Mateusz Wysocki is a member of              is different and unpredictable.                                                                                   and ‘glued’ together. Each corresponds to an
Preziosa, Rudolf Terland, Mariona Sagarra, Kala                                                                                                                                                                                    Robert Peterson is a sound artist originally from                                                                 Ergodos Orchestra, Roberto Oliveira, Darragh             music events at slackspace, Colchester. Projects
                                                        possibilities of creating trance in new music, for        collectiv Poszmeg, Porcje Rosołowe, Jeremy Spill                                                                                                                           elementary particle. The Gluons chosen in Eight
Pierson, Rob Peterson, Ben McHugh, L. Scott Price,

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                                                        an aesthaetic of slowness, of distorted dream-like        and The Wig Orchestra. He also runs the label                                                                    Louisiana. He uses sound and installation to explore      Gluons are Photon, Boson, Top, Lepton, Fermion,         Morgan, Thérèse Fahy and David Bremner,                  have included writing/ producing soundscapes for
Alex Dowling, Andrew Babcock, Dan Tramte, Daria                                                                                                                                     /La Cosa Preziosa                              sound as medicine, teaching as performance and                                                                    amongst others. In addition, his work has featured
                                                        music space, and this work follows some of these          Pawlacz Perski Tapes, which promotes independent                                                                                                                           Electron, Quark, and Strange. Several of these                                                                   immersive installations, short films, happenings,
Baiocchi, Hans Tammen, Bennie Reilly, Jonathan
                                                        ideas. enter no silence is dedicated to Ensemble          music from Torun and the surrounding area.
                                                                                                                                                                                  The unexpected in field recording                the political choreographies of everyday life.            Gluons can be heard on the CDCM label, Vol. 38.         at a number of festivals, has been choreographed         as well as writing scores for Gemini, Scaw, Sarah
Nangle, Luigi Scotti & Teresa Águas, Alan Courtis,                                                                                                                         I (drama)                                               shrevepatch@gmail.com                                                                                             for film and stage and has been broadcast                Watts and Heather Roche (bass clarinet duo), New
                                                        TaG and Irina Ungureanu. Romanian composer                                                                                                                                                                                           Dan Tramte is currently working towards his PhD
Guillaume Côté, Stuart Russell, Ignacio Baca-

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                                                        Diana Rotaru studied at the National University                                                                                                                                                                                      in music composition with a specialization in           internationally both on radio and television.            Noise and recently completed a joint commission
                                                                                                                      /Francesc Llompart Pons                              (2011 Field recording, 1.0, stereo, AIFF)

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Lobera, Gerard Gormely, Daniel Blinkhorn, J. Eoin,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            for both Making Music and The National Trust at
                                                        of Music in Bucharest with Ştefan Niculescu and                                                                                                                                     /Ben McHugh                                      computer music media at the University of North

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Gary Mentanko, Lucia Chung, Alan Gleeson, Paulo
                                                        Dan Dediu. Then, for a year, at the Conservatoire
                                                                                                                      Unearthed Utterance, 3:31                            When out field recording, nature always manages
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Texas where he also serves as a GA for the Center                /Luigi Scotti & Teresa Águas                    Anglesey Abbey, Cambs.
Chagas, Alexander Baker, Andrew McGovern,                                                                         Infinite paths travel across spectral space, drawing     to throw in an element of unexpectedness and                     Then and Now, 10.27, 2011                                                                                                                                         www.stuart-russell.co.ukhttp
                                                        National Superieur de Musique et de Danse de                                                                                                                                                                                         for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI).                    idrioema – spuria, 5.59, 2010
Angela Antle, Bojan Gagic, Danny McCarthy,                                                                        labyrinths behind every sound, but we can’t hear         surprise. This piece invites the listener to engage     A scratched CD, an old CD player, it’s funny what
                                                        Paris with, among others, Frédéric Durieux. Rotaru                                                                                                                                                                                   He he holds degrees in percussion performance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     s p u r i a is an attempt to demonstrate that reality

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David Lloyd-Howells, Florian Hartlieb, Harry Moore,                                                               these paths and the infinite melodies they hide:         with what lies beyond the melody. The original          catches your attention sometimes. This piece is
Hilary Mullaney, Karel Von Kleist, Linda O’Keeffe,
                                                        has participated in different summer composition
                                                                                                                                                                           aim was to record layers of crickets’ stridulation      based on the recording I took of my kitchen CD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (BM) and Composition (MM) from Bowling Green
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     is always shaped by individual perceptions. How                   /Ignacio Baca-Lobera
                                                        courses such as Acanthes (Metz, 2008), Voix               they are just the strings that hold the sound                                                                                                                              State University. Most of his works are inspired by
Luca Nasciuti, Marcus Beuter, Tony Doyle, Mark                                                                    together. By removing all but a few partials of the      with one leading in the foreground. Monitoring          player playing through a track of a solo violin CD, I                                                             much the imagination distances us from reality?                   Azar y Raza, 4.00, 24 bits, stereo,
                                                        Nouvelles-Royaumont (2002 and 2006) or the                                                                                                                                                                                           the sciences and have been described as intensely
Hall Patch, Massimo Daví, Matthew Whiteside,
                                                        International Bartok Seminary (Szombathely,               recorded sound of a choir, some of these paths           I spotted a red-tailed Hawk on a tree nearby,           found the resulting performance so interesting that       rhythmic.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     How much it contributes to the perception of             2011
Viv Corringham, Pamela Myers, Simon Atkinson,                                                                     were sculpted in this piece forming a streaming          squeaking loudly (0:39’’). The little cricket didn’t    I recorded it and edited the result. The title refers                                                             reality? How much the observation influences the         Like all my recent music, “Azar y Raza” is
                                                        2003) - thus interracting with composers such
Cormac Crawley.                                                                                                                                                            expect that: not unlike a human, you can hear           to the separation between the original material                                                                   imagination? How much the imagination alters

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                                                        as Sciarrino, Harvey, Ferneyhough, Loevendie              chant, distilled and different from the previous                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            constructed around a human voice. Boundaries
                                                                                                                  sound. The articulation of the evaporated voice          her pausing to assess the level of danger, before       being located in the past (in this case Bach’s Violin              /Daria Baiocchi                                the observation? it has been implemented in 3
                                                        or Jarell. She has won numerous prizes, among                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         between noise and vocal sounds, voice
Works are presented continuously throughout the
                                                        which the Romanian Academy’s George Enescu                remains fossilized in this uncovered utterance of        reprising her song (0:49”). This miniature drama        Partita Prelude in Cmajor) and the manipulated                     Raga, 6.04                                     phases : -1 to record with contact microphones,          expressiveness and meaning are what I am most
duration of the festival.                                                                                         pure tones. This track was created using the SPEAR       holds in itself an insight into the universal fears     result being the present.                                 Raga is an electronic music composition. All the        the activity score of a computer. 2- to record the       interested in. There are moments when the human
                                                        Award (2010), the ISCM-IAMIC Young Composer
                                                                                                                  software during the year 2010. Francesc Llompart         that we all share as natural creatures.                 Ben has recently completed a BMus International           electronic sounds come by the sitar sounds of Logic     activity of the computer while playing the first         voice becomes something completely alien and
                                                        Award (World Music Days, Vilnius, 2008), the

1   /Jed Speare                                                                                                   Pons was born in Maó (Menorca) in 1987. He               La Cosa Preziosa (Susanna Caprara) is an award-         in Composition and Musicology at NUI Maynooth             Pro elaborated with Adobe Audition. The poetic of       recording. 3- to process the sounds produced             disturbing.
                                                        Irino Prize (Japan, 2004) or the George Enescu
                                                                                                                  has studied at ESMuC, in Barcelona, finishing his        winning emerging sound artist from the south            with Jesse Ronneau and Martin O’ Leary. He has            this piece is about man stresses that come from a       and then to create a composition dictated by the
    excerpt from Prana, 2.46, 2011                      Prize ex-aequo (Romania, 2003 and 2005). Her
                                                                                                                                                                           of Italy, specialising in acoustic ecology and                                                                                                                            Intellectual and Emotional Interpretation . reality as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ignacio Baca-Lobera was born in Mexico City in
                                                        works are performed in Europe, Japan and U.S.A.           studies in composition this year with a dissertation                                                             studied with and received master-classes from:            bad way to comunicate. The psychological attacks                                                                 June 28,1957. He started his musical interests
This excerpt is from a recording I made next to                                                                                                                            committed to producing original work (aural             Vít Zouhar, Gordon Delap, John McLachlan, Kevin                                                                   an open and mutable interval of the infinite.
                                                        Diana Rotaru is also a member of the experimental         on different approaches of space in composition.                                                                                                                           that we suffer everyday by other persons, media,                                                                 as a self-taught musician. Later, he studied
a medical hospital on an avenue traversed each                                                                                                                             dreamscapes, soundscapes and experimental               Volans and Laurent Pottier. He is the current                                                                     Original sound composition lenght: 49:39 min. (3
                                                        syncretic group SeduCânt.                                 He has studied with catalan composer Bernat                                                                                                                                wars, distruction of nature, are they rights? Do the                                                             composition with Julio Estrada in Mexico, and
night walking home. Noticing it and bringing it                                                                                                                            organic tracks) by exploring the intersection           President of the NUIM Composers’ Society,                                                                         tracks). Extract lenght presented to the Hilltown
                                                                                                                  Vivancos and with Lasse Thoresen and Georg                                                                                                                                 man’s neurosis come from that? The first longest                                                                 recently with Joji Yuasa, Jean-Charles François
fully into cognizance, it is a very benign sound                                                                                                                           between the realism of field recording and the                                                                                                                            Festival: 5.59 min. Medium: stereo wav file 24

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                                                                                                                  Friedrich Haas from which he has learned a way                                                                   Secretary of The Quangle Contemporary Music               wave sound in it is the man soul that is deep, alive                                                             and Brian Ferneyhough in the United States. He
to me, these ringing tones of quiet, consonant              /Donal MacErlaine                                     of understanding the sound. His music has been           possibilities of dramatic staging. A recipient of the   Ensemble, and a member of the Irish Composers             and need love and kindness. Is possible to divide it    bit / 48.000 Hz. Original sound composition              holds Ph. D. and Master degrees in composition
clusters, that seemed to come out of nowhere; a             Three Kelvin, 6.00, 2011                                                                                       ‘Europe: A Sound Panorama’ prize for soundscape         Collective and the Headspace Youth Arts Collective                                                                lenght: 49:39 min. (3 tracks). Extract lenght
                                                                                                                  played in Spain, France and Switzerland with                                                                                                                               in three different part that respect the indian Raga                                                             from the University of California at San Diego. He
ventilation system that I never quite determined or                                                                                                                        art, La CosaPreziosa performs regularly in both         based in Lucan, Dublin.                                                                                           presented to the Hilltown Festival: 5.59 min.
                                                        Live recording of chamber ensemble (flute/piccolo,        enthusiastic response.                                                                                                                                                     composition: the first part is slow and meditative,                                                              also has taken summer courses at IRCAM (1992)
located. It is convolved with another sound, that                                                                                                                          Europe and America. In addition to hersoundwork,        For more information on Ben and his work please                                                                   Medium: stereo wav file 24 bit / 48.000 Hz. Sound
                                                        clarinet/bass clarinet, tenor trombone, violin,                                                                                                                                                                                      the second one is fluently and the third part is an                                                              and Darmstadt (1990 and 1992). His chamber
of a large passenger elevator, that contributes the

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                                                        cello, vibraphone/percussion Three degrees above                                                                   Susanna is the founder of the first Artists’            visit:                                                    explosion of man soul.                                  process: recording through contact microphones,          and orchestral music explore techniques such as
emergent, low and high sustained tones.                                                                               /Gintas Kraptavicius                                 Residency to open in her native Basilicata, Palazzo     http://benmchugh.wordpress.com/                                                                                   elaboration utilizing customized softwares,
                                                        absolute zero is the temperature of the universe.                                                                                                                                                                                    Daria Baiocchi studied piano, classical composition                                                              random processes, microtonalism, Network Theory
Jed Speare is a crossover artist who has been
                                                        But in among the lifeless body of the universe,
                                                                                                                      Blind man tale#3, 9.37, 2010                         Rinaldi.                                                http://twitter.com/bmchmusi                               and electronic music. Her composition had been          mastering with surround spatializators. Produced         and graphic approaches to composition. His music
working with sound and in the sound environment                                                                   Going through blind man tales. Granules, small           www.lacosapreziosa.com                                                                                                                                                    by: idrioema idrioema a multimedia project by
                                                        there yet exists spots of activity: radiation which                                                                                                                                                                                  played in theatres and concert halls. She has a                                                                  has received several awards: honorable mentions

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for over thirty years. He is the creator of Cable Car                                                             melodies, noises, memories...                                                                                                                                                                                                      Luigi Scotti & Teresa Águas based in Portugal. It
                                                        we hear as sound; sound which we conceive                                                                                                                                           /L. Scott Price                                  brillant career as pianist with concerts in Berlin,                                                              at Jose Pablo Moncayo contest for orchestra

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Soundscapes on Smithsonian Folkways Records                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          has the objective to explore the sound giving to
(1982) and Sound Works 1982-1987, on the
                                                        of as music; and expression which we cannot               Technique, software: Bidule software program +                    /Rudolf Terland                                         Thrymmatízo, 10.05                               Miami, Milan, Rome, Rotterdam, Bologna.                                                                          (1982) and Lan Adomian contest for chamber
                                                        survive without. This piece lacks one of the most         midi keyboard + midi controller buttons signed                                                                                                                                                                                     the sensorial organs not only a passive absorption       music (1980), both in Mexico; finalist at New
Family Vineyard label, as well as projects such                                                                                                                                   Untitled, 08.52, Live-performance                Thrymmatízo explores the relationship between

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                                                        fundamental rudiments of all human-made sound:            to vst plugins. Sonar software program used as                                                                                                                                                                                     but a true organic conscience of what the sound          Music Today (1988) in Japan; and Kranichsteiner
as A Quiet Zone I and II, Peaceful: An Ping, and                                                                  sequencer.                                               - Acoustic Guitar, Trombone and Double                  timbral and temporal realms. Throughout                            /Hans Tammen                                   provokes interacting with themselves. It is the
                                                        repetition. It is this feature which I have used in an                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Musikpreis at Darmstadt, Germany in 1992 for
Audiograms. Over the years he has been active
                                                        attempt to convey a sense of no turning back, of          Gintas K (Kraptavicius) is a sound artist born in        Bass, 2011                                              the work, the brief sounds of glass smashing                       Choking Disklavier #9, 2.36, 2006              augmentation of all our senses don’ t perceive; to       Trios (y dobles).
internationally in sound, video and performance                                                                   Lithuania. Exploring experimental digital music          In the piece we dive into timbral microcosms, and       (thrymmatízo translates from Greek as “shatter”)          The “Choking Disklavier” is an exploration of           create a physical experience of the intellect...
                                                        alienation, of pointlessness in attempts to grapple
work and has performed extensively. He is based                                                                                                                                                                                    coalesce into sustained textures while the

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                                                        with something and invent meaning, of lostness in         aesthetics: from overloaded massive structures,          explore both our own instruments possibilities                                                                    the sonic capabilities of the machine itself. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       /Gerard Gormely
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in Boston, Massachusetts (USA) and is the Director                                                                                                                                                                                 elongated sounds of bowed glass fragment into
                                                        a philosophical system whose message is without           grained textures to melodic ambiences and field          of sound-productions, as well as the timbral                                                                      MIDI brain is overloaded with data, but with the                 /Alan Courtis
of Mobius, an artist-run center for experimental
                                                        content, meaning or fate.                                 recordings. He has released several albums,              possibilities in the combination between them. We       brief moments. These timbral differences form             lowest possible velocity. In fact, the hammers will                                                                       Testure, 6.26, Stereo Tape piece,
work in all media.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Amnesia Flood, 6.11
                                                        Donal Mac Erlaine is a Dublin based classical             contributed to online releases and projects and          try to let the sounds that are part of the acoustic     a dialogue that creates the work’s main interest          seldom strike the strings, and various microphones                                                               2011
                                                                                                                  participated in various international festivals of       space we play in take part in our music, and            and conflict.                                             positioned at the keys & mechanics bring out all        Amnesia Flood is a sound-art piece composed
                                                        guitarist and composer. He obtained a distinction                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     This piece is built up from sampled recordings

2   /Daniel Mayer                                                                                                 new media and sound art. Releases on Cronica,            maintain an active and accepting relation to them.      L. Scott Price’s work reflects an overall interest        that low rumble & other noises, that you wouldn’t       in Buenos Aires, Argentina by Alan Courtis,
                                                        in his master’s degree in UCD, where his studies                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of violin, soprano sax, snare drum, cymbal, and
                                                                                                                  Zeromoon, Con-v, m/OAR and others record labels.                                                                 in the expressive potential of sound, focusing            hear otherwise. Once in a while the Disklavier stops    employing analog and digital recordings and
    crushed letters 1/4                                 also included composition and piano performance.                                                                   The trio is made up by Inga Margrete Aas on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     diverse sound processing techniques. The                 kalimba; with the intention of exploring the
                                                        He holds a classical guitar diploma from the              Collaborations with @c, Paulo Raposo, Kouhei             double bass, Henrik Munkeby Nørstebø on                 especially in the areas of acousmatic/fixed media         playing, because the MIDI brain has to reorganize
for tape, 1.52, 2011                                                                                                                                                                                                               composition, synthesis, sound processing,                                                                         main concept behind the composition was to               micro detail contained within the timbre of each
                                                        RIAM and is also a published writer on music.             Matsunaga, The Beautiful Schizophonic, Richard           trombone and Rudolf TerlandBjørnerem on                                                                           the data brain, and it always stops by hitting some                                                              instrument. Using micro and macro content, the
In the sequence Lokale Orbits for acoustic                                                                        Crow. Artist in residency at festival RadiaLx 2010.      acoustic guitar. We met as participants on the          spectral composition, just intonation, algorithmic        random chord, ringing for about 10 seconds (that’s      explore (and expand) the sonic possibilities of
                                                        Recent performances include the premieres of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          creation of dense textural sections serve to expand
instruments and electronics I started from                                                                        Since 2011 member of Lithuanian Composers                ÖNCZekvist project the summer 2010, and since           composition, and both human and computer                  the “choking” part).                                    analogue sounds. Through different sound
                                                        ‘Performance’ for Two Players, and Music for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and contort the source recordings. This piece is an
recordings of instrumental sounds and                                                                             Union.                                                   then have played together in short, intensive           improvisation. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at       http://tammen.org/the-choking-disklavier/               textures, the composition explores a wide range
                                                        Quintet by Concorde, both at Dublin’s National                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        excerpt of a twenty-minute composition.
experiments with granular synthesis. Many of                                                                      Web: http://gintask.dar.lt                               periods whenever we’ve had the opportunity.             the University of North Texas where he studies with       Hans Tammen creates sounds that have been               Frequency Topologies creating its own Sound
                                                        Concert Hall. Donal was awarded Honourable                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gerard Gormley is an Electroacoustic Composer
the textures generated thereby didn‘t fit in the                                                                  Email: gintaskr@takas.lt                                 Normally we’re spread out in three different cities,    David Bithell, Joseph Klein, and Jon Christopher          described as an alien world of bizarre textures         Psychogeography. The piece remains unreleased.
                                                        mention at the International Competition for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          from Co. Tyrone, N. Ireland. Gerard studied
compositions well, but I didn‘t want to throw                                                                                                                              Inga in Oslo, Henrik in Gothenburg and Rudolf           Nelson. He holds degrees from Bowling Green               and a journey through the land of unending sonic        Alan Courtis was born in 1972 in Argentina. He
                                                        Excellence in Composition, Thessaloniki, Greece                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       recording/production techniques, composition,

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away interesting sounds, so I started to collect                                                                                                                                                                                   State University and Illinois Wesleyan University.        operations. He produces rapid-fire juxtapositions       has more than 200 solo releases and collaborations
and arrange brief expositions of material as pieces
                                                        for his solo cello piece, The Spaces Between in                    /Graeme Tuslow                                  in Berlin.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   leescottprice.com                                                                                                 on worldwide labels, and has toured extensively in       and sound design for his BSc and MA at Sonic
                                                        2010. His recently recorded classical guitar album,                                                                                                                                                                                  of radically contrastive and fascinating noises, with                                                            Arts Research Centre and is currently studying
for tape only. During the cooperation with singer                                                                       Portals, 7.00, 2006, Stereo (Fixed                                                                                                                                                                                           Japan, Europe, USA, Australia, NZ & Latin America.

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                                                        El Sur is available for free download at                                                                                    /Mariona Sagarra                                                                                         micropolyphonic timbres and textures, aggressive                                                                 for a PhD in Electroacoustic Composition in the

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and voice artist Claudia Cervenca for Lokale
                                                        www.donalmac.com.
                                                                                                                  Medium) – 24Bit/ 44.1kHz/ .wav                                                                                            /Alex Dowling                                    sonic eruptions, but also quiet pulses and barely       He has collaborated with musicians like: Pauline
                                                                                                                                                                                   Amants (English Translation:                                                                                                                                      Oliveros, Eddie Prevost, Lee Ranaldo, Jim O’Rourke,      same department at Queens University, Belfast.
Orbits / Solo 8 we recorded many percussive and                                                                   The material used for creating Portals consisted of                                                                                                                        audible sounds – through interactive software
rapidly transforming sounds. Granular synthesis                                                                                                                            Affinity), 3.02, Two voices and effects,                       Fireworks in the hands of little furry                                                                     Otomo Yoshihide, Mats Gustafsson, Yoshimi, Rick          His research interests are based primarily around

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                                                                                                                  a large collection of sampled impulses, collected                                                                                                                          programming, by working with the room itself,                                                                    acousmatic andinstrumental composition and, in
emphasized these characteristics and lead to                /Donal Scullion                                       from a wide range of sound files. Some of these          2010.                                                   creatures, 6.38                                           and, as a critic observed, with his “…fingers stuck     Bishop, Toshimaru Nakamura, L.A.F.M.S., Tetuzi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              particular, how the exploration of timescale affects
textures, rugged and rich in contrast.                      Gamelan Phase, 2.36, 2011                             impulses were real-world sources – complete                                                                      This is from a field recording that I took at the         in a high voltage outlet”. Signal To Noise called his   Akiyama, Rapoon, Uton, C.Spencer Yeh, Okyung
                                                                                                                                                                           Music and voices: Mariona Sagarra                                                                                                                                         Lee & Kemialliset Ystavat. His music always has          compositional approach.
Daniel Mayer (*1967) studied pure mathematics           Gamelan Phase was inspired by taking part in a            recorded collisions such as strings being struck and                                                             end of last year. I went out to the woods, set up         works “…a killer tour de force of post-everything
and philosophy at the University of Graz (MSc,                                                                                                                             Many things are contained in this song:                                                                                                                                   strong experimental sense and usually based
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the mics, hit record and left it running for the

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                                                        Balinese Gamelan ensemble. Ombak is a feature             paper being crumpled, whereas other impulses             communication, humor, understanding, freedom,                                                                     guitar damage”, All Music Guide recommended
MPhil) and music composition (MA) with                  of Gamelan music where paired instruments are             were constructed from fragments of longer                                                                        rest of the day. It appears a load of small furry         him: “…clearly one of the best experimental             on high-skilled techniques of prepared sound,                     /Daniel Blinkhorn
                                                                                                                                                                           tenderness, confidence, affinity. Loving for
Prof. Gerd Kühr at the University of Music              tuned slightly “off” with one another so that             samples, which were cut and spliced to form                                                                      creatures were around the same area and they              guitarists to come forward during the 1990s.”           tape manipulations, field recordings, electronics,                hermetica terra subfonica, 3.36
and Performing Arts Graz, Austria. 2001 /                                                                                                                                  pleasure, not out of need. The voice, the piano                                                                                                                           objects, computer tools, playing traditional and
                                                        when the same note is played simultaneously               synthetic ‘impossible’ impacts. Portals is structured                                                            had somehow found a box of fireworks and                  http://tammen.org/                                                                                               Hermetica attempts to capture the sonic vitality
02 postgradual study at the electronic studio                                                                                                                              and the poetry are the base of her work. Her solid                                                                                                                        unusual instruments (eg. unstringed guitar).
                                                        on both instruments it creates an “acoustical             as a series of short, sharply-defined movements.                                                                 presumably a pack of matches. Everything you                                                                                                                               accompanying the life of a colony of hermit crabs.
                                                                                                                                                                           musical career has allowed her the investigation of

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of the Music Academy of Basel, Switzerland,             beating”1 ( a shimmering effect or a natural              Each of these was created from its own unique                                                                    hear comes from what those little mad animals                                                                                                                              After encountering a surreptitious colony of hermit
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with Hanspeter Kyburz. Guest composer at                                                                                                                                   expressive new opportunities of the voice whether
                                                        frequency phase). When translated literally it            subset of the ‘global’ collection of impulses, which     it is with electroacoustic elements, multieffects or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   got up to. I make music for real and imaginary                                                                             /Guillaume Côté                                 crabs on an island off the coast of Venezuela, I
the Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe (2003            means “waves”2 and it is this characteristic which        functioned as a kind of sonic ‘DNA’, forming a                                                                   instruments. I’ve had music performed at various                 All we hear is more than words,
                                                                                                                                                                           simply polyphonies vowels. Starting from its singer                                                                                                                                Broken Instruments, 4.36                        was astounded to discover the wonderful world
/ 04) and at IEM Graz (2005). Working with              gives the Gamelan it’s distinctive sound. I found         distinct musical identity. Certain impulses were                                                                 places around Ireland including the National              6.00, 2011                                                                                                       of sound contained within. As I stood and looked
generative computer algorithms in electronic and                                                                                                                           function, is related with other artistic experiences                                                                                                                      Étude pour instruments brisés et objets
                                                        this a very interesting characteristic as it challenges   shared across several subsets, integrating them                                                                  Concert Hall, Beckett Theatre, and the Project Arts       Bennie Reilly’s audio pieces reconstruct elements                                                                at the colony, I wondered what the small crabs
instrumental music.                                                                                                                                                        that take her to act as performer.                                                                                                                                        stochastiques / 4:35 / 2009
                                                        the Western perception of being “in tune.” Using          within the fabrics of numerous movements, acting                                                                 Centre (Sensorium festival). At the start of 2011         of pop music lying dormant in her, and quite                                                                     sounded like. I was barely 5 feet away, yet could
www.daniel-mayer.at                                                                                                                                                        As singer soloist, has published three records: Frec                                                                                                                      This piece adopts a post-Cagean aesthetic that
                                                        the instruments from the Balinese Gamelan I               as a means of creating coherence across the work                                                                 I co-founded the ‘Dublin Laptop Orchestra’ with           possibly, our memory. In All we hear is more than                                                                hear nothing of the activity within the colony.
                                                                                                                                                                           a frec (2000), of Catalan contemporary musical                                                                                                                            suggest an emancipation of noises as they are.
                                                        recorded a lot of these sounds and using software         as a whole.                                                                                                      Dan Trueman thanks to funding from the Arts               words, she culls individual lines from a myriad                                                                  Fascinated by the idea of the arcane and hermetic
                                                                                                                                                                           poetry in kay of jazz and Mediterranean music,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Study for broken instruments and stochastic
    /David Bickley                                      like Csound and Spear I have tried to highlight           Graeme Truslove (PhD) is a composer and                  Dies diferents (2003), a musical route of places
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Council and Trinity Provost’s Fund. I also co-created     of tantalisingly familiar 80s & 90s pop hits.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     objects is an homage to imperfections, a                 textures they might create as they jostled and
    Rust, 7.00, 2009                                    this effect. This piece is a combination or the           performer based in Glasgow, Scotland. His                                                                        the audio-visual installation ‘Bodysnatcher’ for the      Singing these in sequence and retaining their                                                                    wrestled over one another in a somewhat confined
                                                                                                                                                                           and people, popular and topics songs vowels,                                                                                                                              doppelgänger of the search for the purity or
                                                        raw, natural sounds of the Gamelan and their              output includes: electroacoustic and instrumental                                                                Biorhythm exhibition at the Science Gallery, Dublin       original melody, she constructs new narratives                                                                   space, I lowered a microphone into the colony in
The track, Rust, is an audio description of the                                                                                                                            own improvisation and compositions, poetry and                                                                                                                            perfection in music: the unwanted materials finally
                                                        electronically manipulated counterparts.                  compositions, film and theatre sound design,                                                                     that subsequently featured at Oxegen and Electric         into a frankenstein-like song. In this piece, Reilly                                                             an attempt to eavesdrop, hoping to capture some
colours that can sometimes appear in clouds                                                                                                                                songs of other places and countries, and Lent,                                                                                                                            define the form of music. - Ils ne veulent pas voir
                                                        Donal Scullion, a recent graduate from Queen’s            audiovisual art installations and improvisation                                                                  Picnic music festivals. This installation was exhibited   addresses modern cultural memory, which forms a                                                                  semblance of their activities.
around the moon on stormy nights. It was                                                                                                                                   lent... Corrent!... Els temperaments de la veu                                                                                                                            que l’univers n’est rien d’autre qu’un chaos auquel
                                                        University Belfast with a degree mainly focussed          (performing on guitar and/or laptop). His work                                                                   at the Eyebeam Gallery in New York during the             rapport with (as well as an affinity in) its audience                                                            Daniel is an Australian composer and digital media
constructed using an Cornish Analogue Systems                                                                                                                              (2010), in which the voice is at the service of some                                                                                                                      les Hommes opposent du verbe et des formes. Ils
                                                        on composition, both contemporary and                     is largely concerned with conflicts between                                                                      World Science Festival 2011.                              by mediating through shared reminiscences. All we                                                                artist currently residing in Sydney. His music and
hand built modular synthesiser. The textures have                                                                                                                          temperaments and vital situations.                                                                                                                                        voudraient du sens tout fait, une origine qui se
                                                        electroacoustic. Currently working on a large             intuitive performance and the fixed-medium,              email: info@marionasagarra.com                                                                                    hear is more than words is sung by the artist and                                                                audiovisual works have been performed and cited

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also been heavily processed using various digital                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    porterait garante de ce sens et des règles codifiées.
and analogue effects pedals and ancient ring
                                                        scale work for 12-piece ensemble, 12-piece choir          often exploring how fixed-medium expressive              www.marionasagarra.com                                           /Andrew Babcock                                  was recorded in one take.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Nicolas Bourriaud – Esthétique relationnelle             at numerous international festivals, events and loci.
                                                        and 12-piece percussion group to accompany                and structural possibilities can be integrated into      www.myspace.com/marionasagarra                                 Imbroglio, stereo electroacoustic                  Bennie Reilly’s practise includes painting, drawing                                                              For more information please visit his website at:
modulators before being transferred to a 24 track                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Guillaume Côté is a young sound artist with a
                                                        a theatrical aerial performance to take place in          improvised performance and vice versa. Truslove’s                                                                                                                          and music. Born in Dublin 1982 Reilly graduated                                                                  www.bookofsand.com.au
hard disk machine for mixing and mastering. David                                                                                                                                                                                  music, 24bit/44.1kHz, 7.00, 2010                                                                                  marked preference for a musical discourse based

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                                                        Belfast’s Botanic Gardens in July. Donal also works       work is regularly performed at international centres                                                                                                                       from Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art & Design in
Bickley has been experimenting with music and                                                                                                                                       /Kala Pierson                                                                                                                                                    on contrasts, leaving full liberty to noisy sounds

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                                                        as a performer and arranger in more popular               and festivals for contemporary music, and has                                                                    Imbroglio, from the Italian imbrogliare, meaning          2004 and received an MA in illustration from
film since the age of 14. At 16 he directed a short                                                                                                                                 Radiation Layers, 3.00                         ‘a confused mass’ or ‘a misunderstanding of a                                                                     and acoustic instruments. His artistic process                    /J. Eoin
                                                        idioms working with diverse acts- from hip-hop to         attracted various awards, most recently 1st prize                                                                                                                          Kingston University London in 2008. Reilly has
film for the BBC and a few years later his Degree
                                                        folk to soul to rock and roll. Donal is also a highly     in Métamorphoses 2010 composition competition,                                                                   complicated or bitter nature’, was created using          exhibited widely, including group exhibitions in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     essentially rests in the search for beauty in things’             Animation for One Guitar, 5.30
film, The Rite of Rain, for which he also scored                                                                                                                           Radiation Layers is 3 minutes of audio made from                                                                                                                          imperfections. He is presently a student of
                                                        regarded songwriter on the Belfast scene.                 Belgium.                                                 one 3-second sample of a voice saying “Shh.”            a few sounds sampled from a pocket AM radio.              Mother’s Tank Station, Kevin Kavanagh, Temple Bar                                                                This piece of music is titled ‘Animation for One
the soundtrack, won 1st prize at the Sony Video                                                                                                                                                                                    The sounds were transformed using a variety of                                                                    electroacoustic composition and teacher assistant
                                                                                                                  www.graemetruslove.org.uk                                The layers weave among one another, constantly                                                                    Gallery and the Royal Hibernian Academy. Recent                                                                  Guitar’. It is a solo composition for steel strung
Festival at the National Film Theatre in London. His                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 at Université de Montréal. His works have been

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   signal processing techniques, such as waveshaping,        solo shows include Forest Bathing, Roscommon                                                                     acoustic guitar in Dm and uses an alternative
work has always embodied powerful atmospherics              /Mateusz Wysocki                                                                                               changing, in a rich song. In an abstract sense,                                                                                                                           played around the world, including Musiva Viva

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   pitchshifting, delay, filtering, and reverberation,       Arts Centre, 2011 and Paradasaeidae, Monster                                                                     tuning with capo. Written in January 2009 while
and these were put to fine use when he co-                 on a flying carpet (blip song), 6.51,                           /Jon Aveyard                                    these layers can be heard as representing the                                                                                                                             Festival (Portugal, 2010), Electronic Music Midwest
                                                                                                                                                                           complex, ever-shifting layers of radiation present in   and combined so that the stereo field exhibits an         Truck, Dublin, 2009. Reilly is the lead singer,                                                                  recovering from an operation on my vocal cords, it
ran Synchroma, a soundtrack company based               February 2010                                                      CD Escapee, 4.02                                                                                        obscurity between foreground and background               songwriter and guitarist with band little xs for eyes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Festival (USA, 2010), Longueur d’ondes (France,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              was originally titled ‘Lament for a Lost Voice’.
in London and producing scores for the series                                                                                                                              every environment on earth.                                                                                                                                               2010), NoiseFloor Festival (UK, 2011) and SEAMUS
                                                                                                                                                                           Kala Pierson is a U.S.-born, primarily New York-        information at various times throughout the piece.        who are currently recording their first album for                                                                J. Eoin is a singer/guitarist and contemporary

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Born in Buffalo, NY, Andrew Babcock has been                                                                      national conference (USA, 2011).
                                                                                                                           /Kacper Ziemianin, Peter                        based composer. Her long-term projects include                                                                    release later this year. benniereilly.com                                                                        songwriter living in London. Originally from
                                                                                                                                                                           Axis of Beauty (setting texts by living Middle          working in a variety of contexts with music and                                                                                                                            Limerick City, he moved to London in the mid
Please note that we have endeavoured to be as accurate as possible with regard to track and                                Smith and James Stephen Finn                                                                            multimedia for over 10 years. After studying                                                                                                                               1980’s to pursue a career as a traditional Irish
biographical information. However, in some situations we did not have all the information to hand at                                                                       Eastern writers, in an ongoing answer to her
                                                                                                                  Tiger Walking Downhill, 4.48, 2011                                                                               composition with Samuel Pellman at Hamilton                                                                                                                                Folk singer. He has toured extensively and worked
the time of going to print and we apologise for any omissions.

				
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