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getting to know the new box
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…dedicated to everyone who like me, feels great confusion in our “order” and great beauty in the sounds of electrons. Language is useless when meaning is only contour… …also dedicated to @xambuca         View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Giorgio Magnanensi (@giominz)...

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GOW
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GOW

Sep 26, 2021

for Walter   I played this Wasburn Eagle a lot in the early 90’s with my dearest friend and beautiful musician and guitarist Walter Zanetti. It has been long waiting in a corner in my room, and tonight it called me back…  I’m not a guitar player, as you can see…, but i love the energy and the sounds i can find with it....

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noise drone
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noise drone

Aug 25, 2021

esperimenti notturni with quantumdefrakulator, another touch circuit with sine/square/traingle waves and RAT distortion...

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transistor radios
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transistor radios

Aug 14, 2021

I finally repurposed a few old and broken transistor radios into some nice noise machines   01.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Giorgio Magnanensi (@giominz)   02.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Giorgio Magnanensi (@giominz)     03.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Giorgio Magnanensi (@giominz)...

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with Josh Martin (3 excerpts)
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We finally started our research and experiments with the interactive floor. After testing and experimenting for sometime with a variety of smaller settings, this is finally a prototype for a possibly larger floor and walls system that I look forward to developing with Josh Martin, and sharing it with everyone in the near future.    ...

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Vexing project
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Vexing project

May 17, 2021

VEXATIONS for Erik Satie’s Birthday on 17th May 2021 …another reading, celebrating Erik Satie’s 155th birthday   VEXATIONS for Erik Satie’s Birthday on 17th May 2020 This version of Vexations  was made reading a “translation” of my piano rendition as a midi file then read again into a MaxMSP pitch tracker patch that uses an emulation of the 1972 Eminent 310 string synthesizer Part of  the VEXING PROJECT  ...

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materialismo @ F[r]esta
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F[r]esta • festival de improvisação • May 15-16, 2021           View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Giorgio Magnanensi (@giominz)  ...

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field trips
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field trips

May 11, 2021

A distant collaboration with Vicky Mettler (aka Kee Avil) presented by Sawdust Collector and Barking Sphinx     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Sawdust Collector (@heysawdustcollector)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Sawdust Collector (@heysawdustcollector) ºººº Sawdust Collector and Barking Sphinx Performance Present ºººº   FieldTrips • May 2021 Weekly Releases, Tuesdays at 9:30 pm • May 4...

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ansia rumore sogno • for Chris
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  Noise is the alter ego, Ianus Bifrons. The philosopher’s stone: a golden stone is still a stone. This work is a short ode to things I hold dear in my life: our beautiful planet, friendship, love and imagination. Musical communication only exists on a purely emotional level. Emotionality is immanent; expression is definitely linked to the instant, instant is unpredictably transcendent. Dedicated to...

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testing reactive floor
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testing reactive floor

Mar 14, 2021

Testing a prototype floor/touch board, to use with dancers in a future project I’ll expand this to a 5’x8′ floor with at least 2 piezos to drive Max/MSP, and possibly run multichannel audio out in 8 wood resonators. It should be pretty fun and engaging both to use and watch/listen. …hopefully sometime in a not too distant future : ) …with the blippoo box...

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Leah and Alma’s scores
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Leah Abramson and her daughter Alma (age 2), sent me these two images after they attended a recent VNM/LABORATORIO Painting Music • One-Page Score workshop. I had fun working and sonifying these great graphic scores in these last few days. Thank you Leah and Alma!   Leah Abramson, Matrescence   Alma Abramson Huizing, Untitled  ...

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fbksines (SC MAX)
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fbksines (SC MAX)

Feb 27, 2021

A SuperCollider patch feeding a Max Msp Jitter patch via feedback and ring modulation with touchpad, high frequency sinewaves swirling around my...

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ping 303
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ping 303

Feb 16, 2021

Jamming on a great techno track by my dear friend Jamie Swann. Hope to jam live soon my friend! Thank you Meng Qi for the great “ping garden” SC patch! Listen to high volume, with good speakers and a sub, or good headphones!...

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crackling
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crackling

Feb 3, 2021

Looking for electric guitar players and electric bass players willing to have some fun with this one-page score I wrote years ago for Ron Samworth in a short 3 minutes interlude of a larger piece for the great Hard Rubber Orchestra. If I get a few versions it would be fun to create a remix of all the various takes. I hope someone out...

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spring board
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spring board

Jan 30, 2021

Here’s a new spring instrument built with a small sitka spruce board equipped with a variety of springs and a piezo underneath. Very fun to play. Now I have two spring instruments!! And I am looking forward to playing a nice spring duet with my friend Kedrick who is building his own spring instrument right now!   This is dedicated to my dearest friend...

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bells
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bells

Jan 7, 2021

exploring movement and sound with resonators …sonic alchemy transformimg wood into metal : )  ...

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Gulf Beach
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Gulf Beach

Jan 3, 2021

Roberts Creek • January 3, 2021 video recording Finnegan Magnanensi   ….I was just waiting for this beautiful day to go down Gulf Beach again and play with some stones....

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the philosophers’ stone is still a stone (for K & L)
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Here’s where I’m at the beginning of this year, engaging with the materiality of sonic systems, extending mind and body while practicing movements with the purpose of making music, …or simply producing sonic matter. Focusing on this kind of instruments as source of and inspiration for an embodied sonic activity has kept me away and free from any need of (self-) expression; and being...

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parallel 03
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parallel 03

Dec 3, 2020

Parallel 03: Endlings (Raven Chacon and John Dieterich) + collaborators https://www.parallel03.com/     Parallel 03 brings together a new collaboration between New Mexico-based musicians Raven Chacon and John Dieterich (known together as Endlings) and six Vancouver musicians and sound artists utilizing a variety of cross-platform and anonymous methods for composition and improvisation. Composed, recorded, and arranged over four months of isolation in 2020, the eight...

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Crow Stone Tone Poem
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Crow Stone Tone Poem

Nov 25, 2020

Crow Stone Tone Poem (2016-2020) by Julie Andreyev and a crow Interpreted and performed by Giorgio Magnanensi     A collaboration with a free-living crow who lives in the territory that includes my home. This project is based on interspecies play using stones, initiated by the adult crow who gifted me a pebble as acknowledgement for water I left for his family. The ten stone...

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13 attitudes
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13 attitudes

Nov 24, 2020

13 attitudes THINK LIKE A FOREST ACT LIKE A MEADOW     This publication was put together as part of The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination’s 9th Experiment: C.R.A.S.H: A post capitalist A to Z. London June 2009. Design: Škart and Simona Staniscia Share, redistribute, recycle and...

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48:48
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48:48

Nov 22, 2020

…a time capsule found in an old hard drive a few days ago.   Kenton Loewen, drums Giorgio Magnanensi, electronics & video Recorded live in Vancouver • February 5, 2014  ...

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springbox klang
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springbox klang

Nov 14, 2020

  No speakers used in this set, just the springbox, sitka resonators, plate reverb, piezo, touch sensors and Max/MSP  ...

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ναυσίη
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ναυσίη

Nov 13, 2020

for Chris Rolfe   ναυσίη (nausiē), noise, bruit, rumore, geräusch… il rumore è l’alter ego, Ianus Bifrons la pietra filosofale: a golden stone is still a stone. ansia rumore sogno   *******   No speakers used in this set, only 2 sitka spruce resonators and a plate reverb with touch boards (plywood & douglas fir bark), blippoo box, Max/MSP and Bare Conductive sensors. Live recording –...

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Douglas Fir Touch-Bark
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Douglas Fir Touch-Bark

Oct 27, 2020

Here a few clips of my new Douglas Fir Touch-Board, equipped with a piezo to drive Max MSP Jitter and a Bare Conductive Touch Board with added meatl sensors (last clip). I’m having a lot of fun playing wih this bark!      ...

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AUDIOSFERA
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AUDIOSFERA

Oct 19, 2020

AUDIOSFERA AUDIOSPHERE Social Experimental Audio, Pre- and Post-InternetCollective Exhibition Sound piece selected : Very Glitchy PatchMuseo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía • Madrid, Spain14 October, 2020 – 11 January, 2021 /Sabatini Building, Floor 3 Curated by  Francisco LópezAUDIOSPHERE Sound Experimentation 1980-2020   AUTHORS: Francisco López, Thomas Bey William Bailey, Margie Borschke, Victor Nubla, Luis Alvarado, Guy Marc Hinant, Salomé Voegelin, Caleb Kelly, Paul...

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LOGS
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LOGS

Sep 23, 2020

…this is for David   Roberts Creek beach September 21, 2020 • a serendipitous collaboration Video: Finnegan Magnanensi Sound: David Murphy Editing, Mix and Animation: Giorgio Magnanensi    ...

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sitka clouds 1, 2 & 3 (…and plywood)
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3 short improvisations using touch on a sitka spruce cloud with piezo to trigger various kinds of audioprocessing in a max msp patch.     …and here below using a plywood board   …”dream machine” driven by plywood  ...

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musique concrète
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musique concrète

Sep 11, 2020

playing a sitka spruce cloud equipped with a piezo and triggering various audio processes in a max msp patch.            ...

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WHERE DOES iT GOES
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WHERE DOES iT GOES

Sep 8, 2020

Elastic Stars released neu album ‘MUZiK’ on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Recorded, Produced, & Mixed by-the-hand-of-the-band on Analog Tape at Elastic Stars Productions in Vancouver, CANADA, without the use or help of the almighty Computer, ‘MUZiK’ was sleekly designed to satellite the band’s favourite international playlists found exclusively on the World Wide Web. So sit back and enjoy the entirety of neu album ‘MUZiK’...

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At The Edge of Wildnerness
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September 4 – October 4, 2020 Doris Crowston Gallery at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre Soundwalk with Hildegard Westerkamp: Friday, September 4 at 2pm Skills for Solitude with Giorgio Magnanensi: Sunday, September 27 at 11am At the Edge of Wilderness is a Sound-Slide Installation about Ghosttowns in British Columbia. The installation explores a strange moment of excitement and magic, discovery and adventure, the moment when...

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Homage to Franco
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Homage to Franco

Aug 17, 2020

Franco Donatoni (Verona, June 9, 1927 • Milano, August 17, 2000)   ARGOT • two pieces for solo violin (1979) Silvia Mandolini, Violin Recorded in Bologna • August 16, 2020 • Chiesa dei Santi Cosma e Damiano   Video: Alma Napolitano & Marco Mangani My dear friend and fantastic violinist Silvia Mandolini sent me this recording today, to remember and honour Franco Donatoni in the...

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il tempo dei baleni (4F)
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Ten years ago I wrote this short piece as a little homage to a great man, musician and friend, Franco Donatoni. Today, almost 10 years later, I’m thinking about Franco again in the 20th anniversary of his passing. The piece was written for the mdi ensemble which performed at the Venice Biennale in September 2010 in a program dedicated to Franco who passed away twenty...

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of the now: Archipelago
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Excerpts from the livestream double artist talk, presented by of-the-now: Archipelago, June 20, 2020. Conversation recorded June 19, 2020, by Jeff Morton.   Erin Gee & Giorgio Magnanensi with Jeff Morton        ...

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60
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60

Aug 5, 2020

  Today is my 60th birthday, August 5, 2020     To celebrate I’m sharing this short paragraph which is the ending of Dino Buzzati’s first of his Sixty Stories: I sette Messageri (The Seven Messangers) and a couple of inspiring excerpts by David Dunn. […] Un’ansia inconsueta da qualche tempo si accende in me alla sera, e non è più rimpianto delle gioie...

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The Magical Forest
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The Magical Forest

Jul 30, 2020

for/with Marina Hasselberg, cello Thank you Marina! Thank you to John Korsrud and to The Hard Rubber Orchestra/An Earful of Vancouver for commissioning this video, and to Marina for her beautiful playing and the embracing of these resonances. This is Panel III from: TDU MH – il fuoco e l’artificio (2018) for cello, 16 Red Cedar and Pacific Maple resonators and live electronics https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/tdu-mh-2/...

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graindust XX
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graindust XX

Jul 12, 2020

Today’s project, July 12, 2020… a very very strange summer… and a bit of sparkly bits around a foggy mind…  ...

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ondas de sombra
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ondas de sombra

Jul 9, 2020

for Marina Hasselberg Maps and Shadows Is it possible to transform different representations of music to space, and vice versa? Is there a point where they collapse into each other? Sound like space is a place in which we are embedded, in which the sensory experience of reality and artistic form can finally converge. Space as a dimension of time implies movement, maps and presence. Sonorous spaces...

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Plate Reverb
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Plate Reverb

Jun 27, 2020

I finally got to use this Plate Reverb with some nice Blippoo’s sounds, live recorded in the room. Happy about the results and looking forward to playing live with it sometime, some day…    ...

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descrittore
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descrittore

Jun 19, 2020

A max msp patch tracking pitch/noise I used in various ways to create midi files that then are being fed into other instruments and so on… a feedback loop of recursive processes to forget traces and to find new paths.   ambient 1 https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/descrittore-14.mp4   Glenn Gould’s voice https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/descrittore-13.mp4   James Joyce’s voice https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/descrittore-12.mp4   voice in mellotron https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/descrittore-11.mp4   voice/trace: Solo – Trace...

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risonanze
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risonanze

Jun 10, 2020

• ELECTRONICS: Blippoo Box – Wavetek Pulse/Function Generator – Stylophone Gen X-1 – Oscilloscope • WOOD, METAL & STONE RESONATORS – Stereo Red Cedar Board – Stereo Sabian Cymbal – Stereo Steel Drum – Slate/Piezo      ...

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miniatures on 5 drawings by Janice Wong
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Five of Janice Wong‘s drawings inspired these resonant electronic miniatures. I worked on these images using various readings to generate counterpoints of sinewaves and resonant textures that follow and embody the transparent and spacious structures of Janice’s work. The sound was captured live in the room with 4 microphones. No speakers have been used as my setup includes only metal and wood resonators. – May...

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SRCC
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SRCC

May 1, 2020

for Chandra May 1, 2020 slate, radio board, cymbal resonator & cedar bark resonator (no speakers have been used in this set) (TDU XAM)   Use headphones...

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8 frammenti senza memoria
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  For Marc Kate, April 28, 2020   https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/framm-1.mp4   https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/framm-2.mp4   https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/framm-3.mp4   https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/framm-4.mp4   https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/framm-5.mp4   https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/framm-6.mp4   https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/framm-7.mp4   https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/framm-8.mp4                  ...

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for Ian Ross
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for Ian Ross

Apr 17, 2020

    This is for Ian Ross (aka C130) who is not only a great and wonderful guy and friend, but also a fantastic audiovisualist    ...

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six miniatures for Kenton Loewen
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six miniatures for Kenton Loewen A tiny gift for a great and dearest friend in the day of his Birthday. With lots of love my friend. I hug you as strong as I always do. I miss you. (April 7, 2020)        ...

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failure and resistance
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failure and resistance

Mar 20, 2020

failure and resistance […] The only thing I deeply, avidly, wanted was a lucid, unillusioned eye. I finally found it in the art of the novel. This is why for me being a novelist was more than just working in one “literary genre” rather than another; it was an outlook, a wisdom, a position; a position that would rule out identification with any politics, any...

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Silvia Mandolini with MAGIK
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  This would have been such a wonderful evening. Alas, due to the COVID 19 pandemic, it never happened…   MARCH 28, 2020 at the ANNEX     Experience the beautiful sounds of this international collaboration between virtuosic Italian violinist Silvia Mandolini, and magik (Kenton Loewen, drums; Marina Hasselberg, cello; Giorgio Magnanensi, diffusion and live electronics). The evening will feature two world premieres: one...

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ITISYSM
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ITISYSM

Dec 24, 2019

I Think I Saw You See Me Cole Schmidt guitar, Gavin Youngash guitar, James Meger bass, Kenton Loewen drums, Giorgio Magnanensi electronics and wood resonator         ITISYSM live at RED GATE Dec 14, 2019 (Thank you Lee!!)   Vancouver’s post-rock noise machine I Think I Saw You See Me blends reckless, rhythmic cycles and sculpted, melodic noise. Cole Schmidt guitar, Gavin Youngash guitar,...

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ITISYSM Bonus Track
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ITISYSM Bonus Track

Dec 17, 2019

Made with snippets of various improv in-between takes from our recording sessions at Afterlife Studio, …plus some rugged noisy videos and glitches. Cole Schmidt guitar, Gavin Youngash guitar, James Meger bass, Kenton Loewen drums, Giorgio Magnanensi electronics and wood resonator    ...

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After Life Studios short improv
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A short improv in between sets of ITISYSM’s recording on July 24, 2019 (Roland RS-202 Strings, Blippoo Box, Max Msp, Sitka Spruce stereo resonator)   G AFTERLIFE Short Improv(2) [Download]  ...

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happy holidays!
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happy holidays!

Dec 7, 2019

Happy Holidays! (…this is for Bradshaw) Here below a series of frames processed with a pixel sorting and a 3D jitter patch. For the 3d images use RED&CYAN glasses, Frames captured from a simulation of galaxy formation‘s video found on the ILLUSTRIS website. galax 1 galax 2 galax 3 galax 4 galax 5 galax 6 galax 7 galax 8 galax 9 galax 10 galax 3d1 galax 3d2...

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sorting TNG
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sorting TNG

Nov 30, 2019

pixel sorting a clip from the TNG site. The IllustrisTNG project is a suite of state-of-the-art cosmological galaxy formation simulations. Each simulation in IllustrisTNG evolves a large swath of a mock Universe from soon after the Big-Bang until the present day while taking into account a wide range of physical processes that drive galaxy formation. The simulations can be used to study a broad...

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4 microludes for Bruno
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4 microludes for Bruno

Nov 28, 2019

These little snippets of harpsichord sounds were inspired by discussion with Bruno Cavalca while around a beautiful Craig Tomlinson’s Harpsichord in our class at VCC.  ...

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Dungeon Master
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Dungeon Master

Nov 3, 2019

Dungeon Master, recorded live at 8EAST, November 1, 2019 Dungeon Master by Shades of Scorpius JP Carter, Trumpet + FX • Lee Hutzulak, Synthesizers & Sampler Kenton Loewen, Drums & Percussion • Giorgio Magnanensi, Laptop & Piano        ...

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mixtophonics
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mixtophonics

Oct 21, 2019

MIXTOPHONICS come celebrate sonic imagination and lovely people!   mixtophonics has returned, after 17 years in June 2018. VNM started mixtophonics in 2001 at the Havana Theatre on Commercial Drive, to offer a space to present sound and music explorations by a variety of young and upcoming artists living in Vancouver. It run for 3 years and it was a great monthly gathering fostering the beautiful energy...

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quiet city set
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quiet city set

Oct 8, 2019

Thank you Constantine!! And QUIET CITY And thank youy Jaewoo Lee for the great room recording Quiet City g [Download] four red cedar resonators, blippoo, dod delay and oscilloscope    ...

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il suono indaco
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il suono indaco

Aug 23, 2019

il suono indaco (2011) dedicated to Walter Zanetti, Steve Wright and Chris Rolfe with a big thank you and love to Veda Hille and all of you wonderful and inspiring people. Still hoping to fully remount this with the 2 guitars.   il suono indaco [Download]   panel III  ...

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59
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59

Aug 5, 2019

Here is a random image search for the number of my birthday; today, my 59th birthday, August 5, 2019   http://www.fiftyninesrl.com/index_en.php https://www.magnatoneusa.com/products/master-collection/super-fifty-nine-head https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stellation   Beethoover Op. 59, no.1   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_59   59 (Fifty-Nine!) Binary Neutron Star Merger Simulations Binary Neutron Star Merger Simulations      https://books.google.ca/booksid=CTWDFJmp3B0C&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false  ...

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MAGIK Aug 2019
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MAGIK Aug 2019

Jul 27, 2019

Heading to Powell River on Aug 11 to work with MAGIK and 8 cedar panels at The Art Centre ~ Powell River Public Art Gallery           The Art Centre, Powell River The Art Centre, Powell River The Art Centre, Powell River...

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sitka
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sitka

Jul 21, 2019

  I finally started working on the beautiful sitka spruce reclaimed from the mill last winter. I look forward to playing with a new set of these beautiful resonators sometime this fall and enjoying the bright resonances of this wood with my MAGIK friends and more. Here some random images:   8 large sitka spruce resonators 8 small sitka spruce resonators  ...

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MAGIK
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MAGIK

Jul 5, 2019

MAGIK is a new Vancouver-based project that brings together Giorgio Magnanensi’s resonant woods with two of Vancouver’s most respected musicians, Marina Hasselberg cello, Kenton Loewen drums and Ucluelet based video artists Nicolas Teichrob. MAGIK plays within a multi-layered, live electro acoustic surround sound-space among flat audio panels of hand cut West Coast Red Cedar, Sitka Spruce and Pacific Maple. The panels serve both as...

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TDU / XLAB
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TDU / XLAB

May 23, 2019

    MUSIC AS HONEY OF SOCIETY The INCROCI Orchestra is ready in the hall of the San Leonardo theater, waiting for the conductor to begin the performance with his gesture. The hand that will lead the orchestra for the AngelicA international music festival along a 55-minute journey is Giorgio Magnanensi’s. Erroneous would be to think that the listening experience, of which the audience...

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angelica festival 2019
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TDU/XLAB non è una composizione musicale, un’opera d’arte, o un oggetto. TDU/XLAB è uno spazio per un pensiero sonoro: dialoghi attraverso e all’interno del suono, dell’immaginazione e del gioco. L’ensemble strumentale è guidato in un processo di co-creazione sulla base di esplorazioni di oggetti sonori (acustici e elettronici), tessiture, rumori, timbri, spazi, silenzi e risonanze. TDU/XLAB scaturisce quindi da energie individuali e collettive e...

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tower of silence
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tower of silence

Jan 27, 2019

2 songs from Roberto Musci‘s Tower of Silence, where (in the early 90’s) I played “liquid” electric guitar improvisations …another time capsule   Voices Of The Ancient [Download]   Kioko’s Deck [Download]    ...

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magik
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magik

Dec 28, 2018

Marina Hasselberg, cello Giorgio Magnanensi, piano/electronics Kenton Loewen, drums/percussion Silvia Mandolini, Violin  ...

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Things Resounding Things
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On October 31 I had the pleasure to visit John Brennan and his new and beautiful installation Things Resounding Things just before the November 1st opening at The Basically Good Media Lab at Emily Carr University of Arts + Design. Here are a couple of reflections instigated by John’s resounding space. Things Resounding Things is an emergent sound space for both an intimate and a collective experience...

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58
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58

Aug 5, 2018

Here is a random image search for the number of my birthday; today, my 58th birthday, August 5, 2018   Brahms op 58   58 Gin Cerium   Chopin Sonata op 58   John Cage, Fifty-Eight   Messier 58     SHURE SM58      ...

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EGKL + gik
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EGKL + gik

Jul 21, 2018

  for Kenton watch these 2 clips separately, but try also watching them together from the start   made with CHDH EGREGORE SOURCE software    Jacques Attali famously predicted this incipient era in music in 1977 in a classic text hybridising theory, culture, and government policy, Noise: A Political Economy of Music.  After three phases of Ritual Sacrifice  (Church music), Représentation  (scores and stage...

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for SM
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for SM

Jul 10, 2018

 An active line on a walk, moving freely, without goal. A walk for a walk’s sake. The mobility agent, is a point, shifting its position forward […] accompanied by complementary forms. (Paul...

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MAGIK
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MAGIK

Jun 14, 2018

Marina Hasselberg, cello • Giorgio Magnanensi • cedar resonators, Kenton Loewen, drums & metals Nicolas Teichrob spun spectra video       https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/WCR-@-China-Cloud.mp4...

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EMUSE 2018
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EMUSE 2018

May 15, 2018

Native Education College in partnership with Vancouver New Music, Vancouver Public Library and Warriors Against Violence presents     EMUSE 2018: Aboriginal Electronic Music Festival May 16 – 19, 2018 Various times + locations (details below) Free events EMUSE IS BACK! May 16 – 19, 2018, come join us for 4 days of music, workshops, and discussions about electronic music from an Indigenous perspective....

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pixelstorms
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pixelstorms

May 13, 2018

for David M YouTube compression reduced the quality of the original video but you can enjoy some pixel designs in the images below  ...

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Schola Heidelberg • Ensemble Aesthesis
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Hailing from the beautiful city of Heidelberg SCHOLA HEIDELBERG // ENSEMBLE AESTHESIS Friday, May 11, 2018 • 7:30 PM, BY DONATION Red Gate Revue Stage • Granville Islandhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1843394822619735/http://tsilumos.org/salt2018/https://klangforum-heidelberg.de/en/schola-heidelberghttps://www.kairos-music.com/artists/ensemble-aisthesis  ...

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Star Systems • live @ China Cloud
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  Thank you Lee for the video!     Star System playing the music of Sun Ra Recorded live at the China Cloud in Vancouver, Canada on March 14th, 2018. Featuring Colin Cowan (double bass, electronics, megaphone) | Daniel Gaucher (drums, electronics, arrangements) | Skye Brooks (percussion) | Tom Wherrett (electric guitar, electronics) Giorgio Magnanensi (piano, laptop) | Ted Crosby (saxophone, clarinet) | John...

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TDU MH
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TDU MH

Apr 7, 2018

TDU MH – il fuoco e l’artificio (2018) for cello, 16 cedar and maple flat panel resonators and live electronics WEST COAST RADIANS, March 10, 2018     TDU MH has been written with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and it is dedicated to Marina Hasselberg. This work is both a statement and a poetic exploration. The statement displays sound...

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eternal life
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eternal life

Apr 5, 2018

  Homage to JB, for Kenton     Eternal life is now on my trail Got my red glitter coffin, man, just need one last nail While all these ugly gentlemen play out their foolish games There’s a flaming red horizon that screams our names And as your fantasies are broken in two Did you really think this bloody road would pave the way for...

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URI RMX
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URI RMX

Feb 26, 2018

URI CAINE & ENSEMBLE a Vancouver New Music production arranged & conducted by Giorgio Magnanensi featuring Uri Caine : compositions, piano || Cameron Wilson : violin || Molly MacKinnon : violin || John Kastelic : viola || Marina Hasselberg : cello || prOphecy sun : voice, theremin & electronics || Lee Hutzulak : synthesizers, electronics & auxiliary percussion || Julian La Brooy : sampler...

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figments
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figments

Feb 5, 2018

TGK Tony Wilson • Electric Guitar Kenton Loewen • Drums Giorgio Magnanensi • Keys & Live Electronics     TKG set 1 [Download] TKG set 2 [Download] Excerpt from the live performance...

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WCR Installation
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WCR Installation

Jan 14, 2018

MARCH 4-10, 2018 WEST COAST RADIANS     DOWNLOAD and FOLD your brochure             Saturday night @ CIRS  ...

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LOoW exhibition
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LOoW exhibition

Jan 8, 2018

  Coming soon! sound crystals / -H A new installation/project part of Leaning Out of Windows  January 25- February 8,  2018 at the ECUAD new building.         Thank you to RANDY LEE CUTLER + INGRID KOENIG for inviting me to be part of this exciting research project, and to Art Olin for his elucidations and fascinating work at TRIUMF        ...

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Happy New Year!
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Happy New Year!

Jan 1, 2018

dream machine • sound capsule Supercabin • Roberts Creek, Januray 1, 2016 Andrew Bate, drums • Chris Rolfe, electronics • Giorgio Magnanensi, rhodes & lectronics      ...

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à nous la liberté
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à nous la liberté

Dec 26, 2017

à nous la liberté (Live all’Auditorium di Radio Popolare) a great project by Guido Mazzon, Tony Rusconi & Walter Zanetti          ...

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TDU / MH
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TDU / MH

Dec 18, 2017

some preliminary drafts/studies for a new piece for cello, cedar and maple resonators, sound objects and oscillographic videos for Marina Hasselberg. …more to come   studio #1   studio #2   studio #3   studio #4   studio #5...

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ISCM – VNM String Orchestra, VEE
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ISCM 2017 • Vancouver Thank you to all the wonderful musicians and to all the composers.   ISCM 2017 • Program   Linda Catlin Smith, Orient Point   Serena Teatini, Mi Fa   Jay Schwartz, Music for Orchestra III   Kotoka Suzuki, In Praise of Shadows    ...

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The Reorganized Organ
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The Reorganized Organ

Nov 27, 2017

The Reorganized Organ mentorship project Order tickets: https://reorganized-organ.eventbrite.ca Entrance is free, but you must order a free ticket for dinner Join us for the final showcase of our current youth mentorship project, The Reorganized Organ, a collaborative instrument-building project and experiment in using electronic waste to make an orchestra of experimental musical instruments. Also: opening remarks by Garnet Hertz and Brady Marks, and performances/installations by Lee...

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URI RMX
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URI RMX

Nov 25, 2017

  URI RMX Wonderful music with a great artist and amazing Vancouver musicians! TONIGHT NOV 25 at the ROUNDHOUSE    ...

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Lied • TDU FS
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Lied • TDU FS

Nov 19, 2017

  AVENTA Ensemble // Bill Linwood, Conductor Müge Büyükçelen, Violin • Mieka Michaux, Viola • Alasdair Money, cello • Darren Buhr, Double Bass • Mark Takeshi McGregor, Flute and Piccolo • AK Coope, Clarinet and Bass Clarinet • Darnell Linwood, French Horn • Corey Rae, Percussion • Roger Admiral, Piano ISCM 2017 • The Round House – Vancouver, November 8, 2017    ...

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ISCM RMX
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ISCM RMX

Nov 18, 2017

  Vancouver Electronic Ensemble ISCM RMX   VEE – ISCM Remix (Performed by Vancouver Electronic Ensemble) [Download]      ...

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Shades of Scorpius v.2
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Shades of Scorpius v.2

Oct 31, 2017

  Colin Cowan • Bass/FX Boxes Lee Hutzulak • Synthesizer/Sampler Kenton Loewen • Drums/Percussion Giorgio Magnanensi • Laptop/Piano   Recorded live at THE LIDO • November 4, 2017 SOS | NGC​​:​​171104​​.​​2.​​2 by Shades of Scorpius    ...

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oscillo-graphic score
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oscillo-graphic score

Oct 9, 2017

  deep purple an oscillo-graphic score and an excersise in media transference     I will soon transcribe and orchestrate the 11 pages of this graphic score made of different frames extracted from the oscillographic video. Hopefully I will be able to perform both versions sometime soon : )    ...

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spun spectra at GPAG
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spun spectra at GPAG

Oct 5, 2017

  SPUN SPECTRA Nicolas’ Teichrob’s wonderful photos at the Gibson Public Art Gallery Spun Spectra is up and glowing at the Gibsons Public Art Gallery. if rolling through the coast in October, go check out some trippy light and colours and sounds (via @giominz) of spider webs! It will expand your mind in terms of what is there that we can tune into when...

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RM&B live
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RM&B live

Sep 23, 2017

Accordion Noir Vancouver, September 8, 2017 • St. James Anglican Church   Raw Meat & Butterflies Doug Schmidt, Bandoneon • Giorgio Magnanensi, Electronics   01 a breeze bowing scraps of dreams 00:27–10:45 02 mynah 10:59–19:02 03 techno chants 19:30–26:30 04 when I get the shakes 26:44–35:23 05 variations on 2 notes of Astor Piazzolla 35:35–39:37 06 spinny 39:50–43:05...

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West Coast Radians
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West Coast Radians

Sep 14, 2017

WEST COAST RADIANS @westcoastradians     WEST COAST RADIANS Info.pdf a great logo by Max Magnanensi     For a few years I have been experimenting with and building various sets of yellow cedar, red cedar, sitka spruce and maple flat audio-panels to create both instruments and audio diffusors that might engage in a more embodied form of listening and sound thinking. The LINKS...

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drazil fx
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drazil fx

Aug 28, 2017

  another series of experiments on Drazil by Kedrick James (more collaborations with Kedrick HERE)        ...

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Rogue Arts Festival
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Rogue Arts Festival

Aug 24, 2017

Friday, August 25th 7PM Spacedock 8PM Dylan Rhymer 8:30PM Devil in the Wood Shack 9:30PM Buckman Coe   Saturday, August 26th 11AM Doug Koyama/The Imprints/Spacedock *Collective Set* Noon Matthew Lovegrove 1PM Kitty & The Rooster/Steve Weave and Giorgio Magnanensi *Collective Set* 3PM The Imprints 4PM Devil in the Wood Shack/Dirty Mountain *Collective Set* 5:30PM Kitty & The Rooster 6:30PM Scenic Route to Alaska 7:35PM...

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asabikeshiinh
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asabikeshiinh

Aug 13, 2017

dreamcatchers     […] fascism doesn’t take root on the margins of society, but always emerges from within the existing status quo. […] Alain Badiou, Metapolitics   … and it seems getting worse on a speedy pace: a fast and aggressive emergence of fascistic behaviours, role-modeled by a naked leader and his entourage. But also long engrained in our broken societies, too many around...

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Bird Sounds
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Bird Sounds

Aug 12, 2017

  A very nice website           The Cornell Lab of Ornithology Macaulay Library A.I. Experiments  ...

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