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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 52 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 48 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 57 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 /Pamela Myers 40 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 44 53 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 relation between popular music and deliberate 36 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 41 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. email@example.com draw overtop of the track sometimes running the 58 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 /Simon Atkinson 49 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 45 54 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 37 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 50 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 42 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 38 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 46 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 59 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Composition with Dr. Gareth Williams at The Credits: João Pedro Viegas: Bass-clarinet, Paulo LISTENING ROOM 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 51 Town Zadar, at the Adriatic see shore, was the Cork city. email@example.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, 47 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 39 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 firstname.lastname@example.org where it was produced until I followed it to its roller coaster, bank statement printer, wrecking ball interactive scenarios that harness the relationship 56 anywhere’ source. The varying sound which is produced travels between environment and the audio produced in and of a belfry. /Viv Corringham 43 Hilltown New Music Festival is funded by the Arts Council and Westmeath County Council. /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: email@example.com 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 17 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 22 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, 4 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, 13 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) firstname.lastname@example.org 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- 8 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) 18 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 27 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 31 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 23 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 5 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 9 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 19 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 14 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 24 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 32 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 28 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: email@example.com 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, 10 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. 15 El Sur is available for free download at /Mariona Sagarra micropolyphonic timbres and textures, aggressive for a PhD in Electroacoustic Composition in the 20 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 6 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 33 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 25 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 /Bennie Reilly 29 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, 3 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: firstname.lastname@example.org hear is more than words is sung by the artist and audiovisual works have been performed and cited 21 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 16 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 34 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 7 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 11 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 12 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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