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Spiral

Aug 2, 2017

  SPIRAL MAGAZINE Spiral is a free publication from the Rubin Museum of Art. The first issue, available HERE and in print, accompanies the exhibition The World Is Sound, amplifying its themes and going a bit further afield.           309 total views, 0 views today Share on...

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sonic thinking
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sonic thinking

Jul 30, 2017

a must read:     Sonic Thinking: A Media Philosophical Approach Edited by Bernd Herzogenrath   Sonic Thinking (short excerpt from the Introduction) I would like to start with a set of resonances. First of all, a resonance on the word “resonance”—on the one hand it means something like “echo,” or “reverberation,” on the other hand, the word “reason” is somehow hidden in “resonance.” The French verb r.sonner makes this resonance...

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a musical engagement
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a musical engagement

Jun 5, 2016

  A nice article by Ian McLatchie in the new issue of Coast Life included with this week’s edition of the Coast Reporter. You can read it below or open the PDF   656 total views, 0 views today Share on...

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giorgio doing “his thing!”
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  I like this instagram clip by Anita. Yes, …still doing the “same thing!” (with François Houle, the PAO and the Lions Gate Youth Orchestra). …though never the same ; ) Saturady Jan. 30 • Centennial Theatre, great sonic dreams and reveries   six sounds objects is not a piece of music, is about the energy and sheer beauty of a large group of people playing with...

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Symphony Without Bounds
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    PAO Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8:00 pm With Guests Francois Houle, Jack Garton, Giorgio Magnanensi, Jason Nett  and the Lions Gate Youth Orchestra. Join Plastic Acid Orchestra for a spectacular full symphony concert that breaks through genres from folk, rock, experimental and metal. Featuring special guests Francois Houle, Jack Garton, Giorgio Magnanensi and Jason Nett. The show features original compositions from Plastic Acid,...

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Geoffrey Smedley
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Geoffrey Smedley

Jul 31, 2014

Geoffrey Smedley is a fantastic artist living on Gambier Island, very near where I live. A wonderful man of wondrous skills and fantastic vision. Finally he is online with a great website.       “I am not alone in thinking that one can only know, understand, and take possesion of that which one has oneself made.” (Geoffrey Smedley)   Geoffrey’s work is not only beautiful but...

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closer to the noise
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closer to the noise

Jun 16, 2014

Morton Feldman and Iannis Xenakis In conversation (for full text click the title above)     excerpt: […] Xenakis: There are three reasons why I use quarter-tones. The first reason is to enrich the sound with the beats that they produce and with the impossibility to distinguish pitches when they are very close, especially when you have many string instruments because they are able...

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maps and shadows
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maps and shadows

Jun 6, 2010

…a beautiful color… ansia, rumore, sogno anxiety, noise, dream Banff International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music, The Banff Centre • June 5, 2010 maps and shadows is a sound garden for an ensemble of beautiful and creative people: Noel Brennan drums, Jihye Kim voice, Mike Morrisseau guitar, Anna Okenev violin, Neil O’Loghlen bass, Leonardo Piantino saxophone, Katie Riefe vibraphone, Richard Savery bass clarinet, Alex Tait voice, Tiffani Walton...

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noise
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noise

Jun 3, 2010

is noise a color? color is energy noise is energy   zoom in…                   228 total views, no views today Share on...

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