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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          ...

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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:   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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mixtophonics
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mixtophonics

Jun 12, 2019

MIXTOPHONICS @ 1 come celebrate sonic imagination and lovely people!   mixtophonics has returned, after 17 years. 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 of...

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TDU/XLAB
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TDU/XLAB

May 23, 2019

    MUSIC AS HONEY OF SOCIETY The INCROCIorchestra is ready in the hall of the San Leonardo theater, waiting for the director 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 and...

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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

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 in its...

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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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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 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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  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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  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 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     Wood Flat Audio Resonators Design 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...

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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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bupp!! beats
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bupp!! beats

Aug 6, 2017

  playing with Bupp!! by  p i x e l m e c h a n i c s           Franziska Schroeder, sax • Jules Rawlinson, laptop • Dara Etefaghi, visual      ...

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R.I.P. Gilles Tremblay
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  Gilles Tremblay Gilles Tremblay, composer, pianist, ondist (born 6 September 1932 in Arvida [Saguenay], QC; died 27 July 2017 in Montréal, QC).   OBITUARY    ...

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57

Aug 5, 2017

Here is a random image search for the number of my birthday; today, my 57th birthday, August 5, 2017 (click on images for links)                                       Biffy Clyro • 57   …and a 57″ pixel storm for the day : ) use 3D (Red & Cyan) glasses  ...

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Spiral
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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.        ...

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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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lunaire, apparizioni
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    fließend (b) performed at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Bologna Ensemble Zipangu conducted by Fabio Sperandio       fließend (b) • Zipangu [Download]     Ensemble Zipangu Direttore: Fabio Sperandio Violini: Alessandro Di Marco, Giacomo Scarponi, Emanuele Benfenati, Anton Berovski, Elvi Berovski, Alessandro Bonetti, David Caramia, Silvia Mandolini, Elena Maury, Cosimo Paoli Viole: Corrado Carnevali, Loris Dal Bo, Emanuela Bascetta,...

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lovely sines
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lovely sines

Jun 23, 2017

  This is for Nikki     This old Max Msp Jitter patch is still one of my favorite instruments. Both visuals and sound are massaging my soul and brain reminding me how beautiful is letting go of your ego while bathing in the beauty of pure sonic vibrations without needing to express anything at all.   Radicalizing: listening is attention, not apprehension;  to listen is...

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e-glitch
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e-glitch

Jun 21, 2017

  opening a webpage in Safari I got this nice glitch:     here it is after some pixel sorting:         and here some more random reiterations:    ...

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spun spectra video
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spun spectra video

Jun 20, 2017

  some beutiful spun spectra moving images     Spun Spectra is a short film based on the photo series by artist Nicolas Teichrob (spunspectra.com) which showcases the natural optical phenomena of the rainbow spectra created by sunlight passing through spider webs. Of form and function unknown, certainly distinct, similarly unique yet consistently variable, the spectra of webs have likely hit everyone’s eyes from...

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quid at PRISMA
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quid at PRISMA

Jun 10, 2017

  Quid at PRISMA Festival, June 20 2017   Here is a remix of the Aventa‘s premiere at the Vancouver Aquatic Centre:   quid sustain [Download]    ...

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sajrmx
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sajrmx

Jun 4, 2017

  Tuesday June 6, 7pm       A post shared by saj&co (@sajandco) on Jun 7, 2017 at 9:13am PDT  ...

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il guadagnini
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il guadagnini

May 29, 2017

  scultura sonora (maple) il Guadagnini [Download]   August 2-20, 2017 • 50 Canadian Things • Sunshine Coast Art Council – Sechelt, BC This piece is dedicated to the memory of French Canadian violinist Jacques Israelievitch and it is inspired by “Violin”, one of the 50 short stories written by Jane Urquhart in her book A Number of Things. Maple is a wonderful and brightly resonating...

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raw meat & butterflies 2017
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I’m very happy I’ll be working and playing with Doug Schmidt, my dear friend of our early 2000’s duo raw meat & butterflies. Doug has been away from Canada for many years now and it will be great to play together again after all this time. We will present a new set of pieces during Accordion Noir Festival 2017 in Vancouver • September 8, St. James Anglican Church...

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game of drones
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game of drones

May 26, 2017

Drone Day 2017   Tomorrow, Saturday, May 27  on Granville Island presented by Quiet City & Vancouver New Music https://twitter.com/panospria/status/865231749764141056=   https://www.facebook.com/events/1301058563312372/       DRONE DAY •  Flickr Page        ...

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Chambers Σflare rmx
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  Remix of (and video for) chambers (Michael Red & Gabriel Saloman). Based on stems from the original tracks appeared on debacle records sigma flare I & II     Thank you Michael and Gabriel for sounds and inspiration.      ...

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CTAPP
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CTAPP

May 20, 2017

Circling Towards a Possible Present is a new media installation by Matthew Talbot-Kelly consisting of three interactive, game-engine driven and on-the-fly rendered figurative portraits. The work sits at the intersection of portraiture, film, theatre and video game traditions. It plays with and subverts the expectation of portraiture & interactive 3d games, while considering the inherent theatrical, filmic and painterly dimensions and expectations of these...

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sound crystals / -H
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sound crystals / -H

Apr 14, 2017

  I have been working on this new installation/project as part of Leaning Out of Windows and finally I finished all the maple resonators and finalized the audio material. It will be presented January 25- February 8,  2018 at the ECUAD new building. Leaning Out of Windows (LOoW) is a four-year SSHRCC funded interdisciplinary art and science project, involving four phases between 2016 to 2020. It involves co-designing, curating,...

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harmonographs
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harmonographs

Mar 26, 2017

      Inspiration:     John Whitney: Experiments in motion graphics   Anthony Ashton: Harmonograph, a visual guide to the mathematics of music     Harmonograph 1   Harmonograph 2    ...

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GCK
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GCK

Mar 26, 2017

  Glossary of Common Knowledge (GCK)   curatorial statement Narrated by Zdenka Badovinac, Jesús Carrillo, Bojana Piškur, Ljubljana, January 2014   Our Glossary of Common Knowledge (GCK), unlike an encyclopedia, makes no attempt to unite all the world’s knowledge in a single totalizing system or to assemble a variety of viewpoints under the roof of tolerance and inclusion. What makes the glossary different from similar efforts is that it does...

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TALEA Ensemble
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TALEA Ensemble

Mar 6, 2017

Talea Ensemble (US) Saturday, March 11, 2017 • 8PM Free pre-show chat at 7:15PM The Annex • 823 Seymour Street [Map] Program: Stefan Maier: territories III (2017)* Fausto Romitelli: Trash TV Trance (2002) Olga Neuwirth: spazio elastico (2005) Pierluigi Billone: Ebe und anders (2014) With: Oren Fader, electric guitar Jeffrey Means, conductor * World Premiere, commissioned by Vancouver New Music with the assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts.   Last...

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One Page Score video
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  One-Page Score Project with the Plastic Acid Orchestra   One-Page Score Project with Plastic Acid Orchstra Conducted by Giorgio Magnanensi 28 January 2017; 8PM Pyatt Hall (843 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC) Program: Ian Goldman • The Meditative Cycle 0:00 George McCutcheon • Relative (for PAO) 4:45 Dubravko Pajalic • OPS1 10:50 Larry Popovitch • Wound 15:55 Matthew Talbot-Kelly • 3 [sounds in a paper bag (for prepared orchestra)] 21:55...

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EMUSE
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EMUSE

Feb 20, 2017

  EMUSE 2017 Aboriginal Electronic Music Festival Co-presented by NEC Native Education College, Warriors Against Violence Society, and Vancouver New Music March 2 – 4, 2017 Events take place at NEC Campus (237 E. 5th Avenue) and VCC Broadway Campus Atrium (1155 E. Broadway, entrance at Glen and E. 7th) Join us for three-days of FREE workshops, panel discussions and a concert! Featuring Jordan Abel,...

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Grimes RMX
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Grimes RMX

Feb 16, 2017

  Presented at CLUSTER Festival, performed by Plumes   PLUMES Upcoming Shows Mar 10 2017 Montreal, QC Rocket Science Room Mar 11 2017 Toronto, ON The Music Gallery Mar 13 2017 Windsor, ON University of Windsor Mar 16 2017 Kitchener, ON Wilfrid Laurier University Mar 17 2017 Winnipeg, MB Cluster Festival Mar 21 2017 Vancouver, BC Music on Main  ...

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lupercalia
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lupercalia

Feb 13, 2017

happy lupercalia everyone     “European music is based on the artificial sound of the note and the (tone) scale; it opposes the brutal and objective sonority of the world. As a result of an unbreakable convention European music is obliged from the beginning to express a subjectivity. It seems to fight the sonority of the outside world, like a sensitive being resisting the...

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little wheel spin and spin
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from Buffy Remix Veda Hille, CBC Radio Orchestra, Alain Trudel Conductor little wheel [Download] Sometimes special songs seem to give a strong voice to the spirit of our time. This project and its making was also special in the way it manifested itself. Maybe it’s just about beauty, something we only acknowledge as an exception and not as an option. “We are helpless, we are part of,...

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TDU HRO January 24
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TDU HRO January 24

Jan 10, 2017

  I’m happy to perform TDU HRO again this month with the Hard Rubber Orchestra   during the VSO New Music Festival.       ….final shots https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/TDU-HRO-Jan-2017.mp4   and 2 sloooooow shots : ) https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/2-shots.mp4  ...

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one-page score
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one-page score

Jan 10, 2017

  One-Page Score Project with the Plastic Acid Orchestra FREE Workshop! Call for participants Registration Deadline: 15 January 2017 The workshop series is free, however space is extremely limited. Please email info@newmusic.org or call 604.633.0861 to register. Note: Preference will be given to those without previous composition experience, and who can attend all workshop and performance dates. Workshop dates 21 January 2017: 11AM–4PM 27 January 2017: 10AM–4PM Performance...

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six sound objects (vid)
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  six sound objects SCORE   for the Plastic Acid Orchestra with the Lions Gate Youth Orchestra, and François Houle, clarinet & electronics video by Angela Stearns     This piece is an homage to live sound making, the energy and power of imagination and the sheer beauty of sharing sound and sound-thinking together with a large group of young, passionate and committed musicians. The nature of this...

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happy new year!
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happy new year!

Dec 31, 2016

Happy New Year! Buon Anno! A tutti gli amici, vicini e lontani. To all my friends, near and far away. For a fuller life, where artistic behaviours would fully restore what neither politics or religion will never achieve. Potentiality, lots of work, butterflies, work for love, work for poetry, the beauty of any language, voice, sound, person and imagination. Love to all! Giorgio    ...

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Shades of Scorpius
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Shades of Scorpius

Dec 23, 2016

Rough mix, recorded live at The Lido, Vancouver • November 16, 2016   Giorgio Magnanensi: upright piano / laptop | Kenton Loewen: drums | J.P. Carter: trumpet & electronics | Lee Hutzulak: DSI Tempest / recording / mix / artwork   Click images below for bandcamp links   Frequent Seizure   After Later   Space Heather Thank you Lee for the recordings and the...

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little wheels spin and spin
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  A beutiful song  by Buffy Sainte Marie for the end of this year. Veda Hille, voice and piano CBC Radio Orchestra conducted by Alan Trudel Giorgio Magnanensi, orchestration Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Vancouver • April 15, 2017   little-wheel-spin-and-spin [Download]        ...

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one-page score project (Vancouver)
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  ONE-PAGE SCORE PROJECT call for participants   Here is last year’s one-page score performance   One-Page Scores coming to life with @plasticacid and #giorgiomagnanensi #vancouvernewmusic – check them out this Sat. Jan. 23 at 8pm at Vancouver Community College – Glen and 7th Ave. A video posted by Vancouver New Music (@vannewmusic) on Jan 22, 2016 at 3:04pm PST  ...

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Cross-Country
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Cross-Country

Nov 27, 2016

    On the compositional work of Heiner Goebbels   more texts and information on Heiner Goebbels and his wonderful work HERE   and HERE...

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The Power Of Nightmares
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by  Adam Curtis Published 2015 Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Topics war on terror, False Flag, Islam, Adam Curtis, ISIS, Neocons, Israel, 911, patriot act, terror, hoax, 911, cold war, islam, enemies, false flag, inside job, patriot act, ndaa, israel The Power of Nightmares, subtitled The Rise of the Politics of Fear, written and produced by Adam Curtis. Details the rise of the American NEOCONS (Neo-Conservative/Israeli movement and Radical Islam, with comparisons on their origins and strong similarities. Curtis argues that the threat of radical Islamism as...

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carnival and lent
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carnival and lent

Nov 8, 2016

did you reset your clock? Daylight saving times… getting darker… …and scary. Watching Pence speaking right now, I can’t wait to hear Trump, …gotta  go,  here he is coming….   …now I can go back to read, while Santa Klaus dresses up for the occasion. […] becoming conscious of existing structures of domination always has an emancipatory effect. Becoming conscious can also transform modes...

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wing scopes
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wing scopes

Nov 2, 2016

  Maybe not very attractive sound , though there are some nice wave plots here while mirroring two different scopes.        ...

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Big Joy 2016
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Big Joy 2016

Nov 1, 2016

    Dec 2-3, 2016 at The Remington 108 E Hastings St   We are celebrating four years of Big Joy this December with another two days of talented artists from Vancouver and abroad! Our hope this year is to continue to present a broad spectrum of what Vancouver’s weirdo music scene has to offer, casting a wide net across many genres and styles....

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musicollage
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musicollage

Oct 16, 2016

  Time ago my cousin Simonetta Ferrante asked me for some music to accompany an exhibition of her work. I decided to generate some sounds sonifying a selection of her images to complement her beautiful work. Here is a nice Musicollage by Alice Airoldi putting it all together in this video. Thank you Alice!      ...

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Mechanical Music
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Mechanical Music

Oct 11, 2016

  VNM Festival October 13-15, 2016   MECHANICAL MUSIC no logos without noise This year’s VNM Festival is about bringing the everyday and the aesthetic back together: to erase the barrier separating musical and non-musical sounds. Mechanical Music is not just about sounds with specific sets of causal relationships – all based on well-understood Newtonian mechanics of action and reaction, motion, energy, friction and...

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VEE • MM
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VEE • MM

Oct 6, 2016

vancouver electronic ensemble • mechanical music Saturday, October 8, 2016 • 8PM Vancouver Community College Atrium 1155 East Broadway, entrance at E 7th Avenue and Glen Drive • FREE   Members of VEE showcase personal projects inspired by this year’s VNM festival theme, Mechanical Music • October 13 – 15, 2016    ...

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Volière Électrique
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  Volière Électrique New Work by Terri Hron and Hildegard Westerkamp Friday, September 30, 2016; 8PM Vancouver Community College Atrium (1155 E Broadway, entrance at E 7th Ave and Glen Drive) FREE Recorder virtuoso Terri Hron returns to Vancouver to premiere a new work created in collaboration with Vancouver-based composer Hildegard Westerkamp, along with works by Hron and Robert Normandeau, and Hron and Monty Adkins....

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sculpting with the rungler
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  Sculpting some chaotic sound waves with the Rungler (max msp patch version not the real one unfortunately…) The Rungler is a chaotic little synth module created by Rob Hordijk, a great sound sculptor. Here is Rob with the Rungler, and here some more information: Rob Hordijk (b. 1958) was trained as a sculptor and jewelry maker in the 1970s. In the late 1970s and early...

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PAO & Veda Hille
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PAO & Veda Hille

Aug 28, 2016

Plastic Acid Orchestra with Veda Hille and Friends Presented by Plastic Acid Orchestra and Vancouver New Music The Vancouver Playhouse 600 Hamilton Street at Dunsmuir Saturday, September 10, 2016  • 8:00 pm Join Veda Hille in this rare concert as she performs with a full symphony orchestra a visionary programme of reimagined Buffy Sainte Marie songs and original pieces inspired by Emily Carr. Conduction...

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liànas
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liànas

Aug 27, 2016

  liànas for solo marimba (1990) performed by Leander Kaiser   liànas [Download]...

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Destroy Vancouver XVIII
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  DESTROY VANCOUVER XVIII Co-presented with Vancouver New Music THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 8 | DOORS 〓 8.30PM-2AM CONCERT 〓 9PM ADMISSION: $15 advance $20 door BUY TICKETS (Advance tickets will be available till Wednesday Sep 7, 11:59pm) fb event page               Featuring: ■ Adriana Lopez ■ Christina Kubisch ■ Friends+War ■ Katharina Ernst ■ hazy ■ minimal violence Selectors’ Record Dj Visuals by Emily Thacker     DV is an experimental...

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sound waving
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sound waving

Aug 22, 2016

  some nice sound wave design   Inspiration: Ben F. Laposky OSCILLONS • Electronic Abstractions, 1953      ...

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oscillo/scapes
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oscillo/scapes

Aug 20, 2016

  I found some hazy and liquid landscapes in the oscilloscope today…. oscillo/scapes   smoke 1 water 1 smoke 2 water 2  ...

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morphing and rotations
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  morphing sound objects while rotating in space… …in blue : )     objects and 45˚lateral rotation obj 1 obj 1 rotation obj 2 obj 2 rotation obj 3 obj 3 rotation obj 4 obj 4 rotation obj 5 obj 5 rotation obj 6 obj 6 rotation  ...

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56
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56

Aug 5, 2016

Here is a random image search for the number of my birthday; today, my 56th birthday, August 5, 2016   (click on the images for links)                             and HERE is the font of the number 56 in the thumbnail of this page...

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oscillofun
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oscillofun

Aug 2, 2016

As I’ve been working with oscilloscopes for some time and having fun with them, I’ve created the new category Oscilloscope fun to collect the various experiments and fun oscilloscope videos I made so far. I’ve been using real oscilloscopes and software based ones. The old CRT Tektronix oscilloscopes are always my favorite, but some great results can also be obtained using other resources in Max Msp Jitter,...

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tamas III
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tamas III

Jul 25, 2016

  for shamisen and Japanese percussion ensemble tamas III tamas III [Download] Pro Musica Nipponia 40th Program   tamas III was premiered by Pro Musica Nipponia on January 25, 2005 in occasion of their 40th anniversary celebration Shamisen, Shika Kikai   This piece is the result of a meeting in which I had the pleasure of sharing the same love for Beauty with a wonderful musician...

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soundgarden/2
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soundgarden/2

Jun 30, 2016

  Roberts Creek, July 22-23   SOUNDGARDEN 2 info       sonification of #9761: 9761 loop [Download]     here some images from last year’s soundgarden   and some comments “Quite simply, the soundgarden was magical. Giorgio and Nic animated a familiar moon-kissed forest stream nook into a hallucinatory theatre of perception. Carefully choreographed, immersive, interactive, contemplative, and generous, the work playfully encouraged us to unexpected...

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VNM 2016-17
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VNM 2016-17

Jun 23, 2016

VANCOUVER NEW MUSIC 2016-17 CONCERT SERIES AND FESTIVAL CONCERT SERIES SUBSCRIPTIONS AND FESTIVAL PASSES NOW AVAILABLE   FESTIVAL VNM 2016 Festival • Mechanical Music 13 – 15 October 2016; 8PM each night Free pre-show chat at 7:15PM each night The Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor)   The 2016 Festival will present a varied selection of musicians and sound artists who have been focusing their efforts on...

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TDU XXI
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TDU XXI

Jun 6, 2016

Standing Wave performs TDU XXI • April 17, 2016 featuring Veda Hille • Orpheum Annex, Vancouver...

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a musical engagement
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  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...

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propeller trinity
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propeller trinity

Apr 28, 2016

Another great work by Koka Nikoladze Check his other work on his website. Koka will be performing in Vancouver in October, at the 2016 VNM...

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intonarumori
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intonarumori

Apr 21, 2016

a performance with a set of replica of Luigi Russolo‘s Intonarumori in occasion of MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture February 20 – June 12, 2016 at the Vancouver Art Gallery   And HERE you can find more link about Russolo and all.   Performers/Intonarumoristi ; ) Kedrick James, Jules Lavern, Giorgio Magnanensi, Mariah Mennie, George Rahi Thank you to Martin Gottfrit who curated the Intonarumori Series...

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9 of Cats
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9 of Cats

Apr 8, 2016

    Michael Red – 9 of Cats EP (lowi 010)            download:  WAV – MP3 – VIDEOS          the tenth release from low indigo. suiting that (ahem) michael red would bring the label he initiated into the double digits. four distinctly different pieces, threaded together by common metaphors and mindsets and a slower quiet mood. muted rhythms, immersive bass, subtle and not-so-subtle dub references, hints of...

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ACOUSMATIC
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ACOUSMATIC

Mar 31, 2016

  STANDING WAVE ENSEMBLE Sunday, April 17, 2016 • The Annex 7:30PM SW facebok looking forward to all the works presented on Saturday including Alfredo Santa Ana’s arrangement of O Superman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QH2x5pARGdE  ...

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ONE-PAGE SCORE Project next week!
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Come Saturday April 2, to the Roberts Creek Hall A stellar ensemble of musicians performing 15 new one-page graphic scores Doors open at 7:30PM, show starts at 8:00PM Roberts Creek Community Hall   Download and Fold your brochure         Here are some images of yesterday’s workshop   drafting graphic scores Dean Schutz with workshop participants Maurice Spira with workshop participants Giorgio Magnanensi with workshop...

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six sound objects
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six sound objects

Mar 3, 2016

  for the Plastic Acid Orchestra with the Lions Gate Youth Orchestra, and François Houle   Live recording (from the audience) at The Centennial Theatre, January 30, 2016 Vieo is HERE 6 sound objects [Download]          ...

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painting music
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painting music

Feb 27, 2016

PAINTING MUSIC • ONE-PAGE SCORE  a new installment of one-page score on the Sunshine Coast   Workshop Leaders   François Houle, Clarinet • Eyvind Kang, Viola • Giorgio Magnanensi, Conduction Lisa Cay Miller, Keys • Dean Schutz, Visual Artist • Maurice Spira, Visual Artist   A stellar ensemble of 12 local, Vancouver and International musicians ONE-PAGE SCORE ENSEMBLE   Doug Gorkoff, Cello   François Houle, Clarinet & Electronics   Eyvind...

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SONM
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SONM

Feb 18, 2016

    http://sonmarchive.es/images/stories/letter-re-confirmation-artists.pdf    ...

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SpaceMelt
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SpaceMelt

Feb 6, 2016

SpaceMelt   Friday, February 12 • 8pm – Renegade Main Street 125 East 2nd Avenue, Vancouver            ...

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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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Spun Spectra first one!
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Here is the first finished Spun Spectra light/audio box!   Spun Spectra audio-visual show is physically coming together finally! A million hurdles and cruxes and mistakes and struggles have happened along the way to get here, but that’s what these ‘new’ projects are about, figuring things out from square one. Learning. This is the first of what will be 20+ cedar framed light-sound boxes...

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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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Agnes Denes
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Agnes Denes

Jan 5, 2016

  MANIFESTO Working with a paradox defining the elusive visualizing the invisible communicating the incommunicable not accepting the limitations society has accepted seeing in new ways living for a fraction of a second and penetrating light years using intellect and instinct to achieve intuition achieving total self-consciousness and self-awareness being creatively obsessive questioning, reasoning, analyzing, dissecting and re-examining understanding the finitude of human existence...

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one-page score
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one-page score

Dec 29, 2015

Here are the scores we red today withj the great PAO and a fantastic group of people: 10 ONE-PAGE SCORES listen to them on the YouTube link at the bottom A beautiful dialogue among many imaginations One-Page Scores coming to life with @plasticacid and #giorgiomagnanensi #vancouvernewmusic – check them out this Sat. Jan. 23 at 8pm at Vancouver Community College – Glen and 7th Ave. A video...

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23 more seeds
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23 more seeds

Dec 26, 2015

sonification of seed N sonification of seed N [Download]                                               Thank you  Jeff Thompson & Adam Ferriss for examples and inspiration with their work...

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Happy Holidays!
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Happy Holidays!

Dec 14, 2015

      .· :*¨*: · . . · :*¨*: · . . · :*¨*: ·.         Auguri! • Happy Holidays! Giorgio .· :*¨*: · . . · :*¨*: · . . · :*¨*: ·.      ...

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Incessant Spring
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Incessant Spring

Dec 7, 2015

a project with Kedrick James selected for the virtual gallery exhibit at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay 2015-2016 Featured Artist Researchers The Featured Artist Researchers are selected by the jurors from open submissions. These researchers represent innovative arts integrated research from around the world.  Kedrick James & Giorgio Magnanensi ​ Series Title: Incessant Spring Medium: Transformed video data and stills University of British Columbia, Vancouver New Music, Laboratio...

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big joy
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big joy

Nov 25, 2015

Playing a set at Big Joy • Remington Gallery • Saturday, December 5th with 4 cedar flat audio panels Big Joy is a music festival that in it’s third year will be showcasing current experimental acts from Vancouver and abroad. Hoping to present a broad spectrum of what Vancouver’s eclectic music scene has to offer, Big Joy encompasses everything from drone and harsh noise, through...

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SPUN SPECTRA
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SPUN SPECTRA

Nov 5, 2015

  I’m very happy to work again with Nic on this new exciting project. We plan to get the light/audio boxes ready early next year and install the project in various gallery spaces. Check some of the early experiments here    ...

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BENT
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BENT

Oct 31, 2015

BENT: A Showcase of Circuit Bending at VIVO Saturday, November 7th . Doors at 7pm. Featuring over 15 artists/hackers and musicians, this evening is a showcase of Vancouver artists and makers exploring the art of circuit bending.  There will be a circuit playground, a “Show and Tell” of different projects, and performances throughout the evening.    …a nice reunion, ten year later… Shawn Cashin, Kedrick James,...

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coffee break
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coffee break

Oct 27, 2015

  …trying to sip coffee with Nikolai Gauer who shoot this clip on his iPhone during Rafael Anton Irisarri tech rehearsal for his great set at Nomadic Streams. Listen with headphones, though you can only “see” the real level of intensity via the coffee cymatics ; )      ...

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tilál
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tilál

Oct 5, 2015

for solo cello, ensemble and electronics October 12, 2009 Oratorio San Filippo Neri, Bologna FontanaMix Ensemble Francesco La Licata, conductor Francesco Dillon, cello   tilál [Download]   Bologna Festival fontanaMIX NuovoAntico 2009...

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The Story of Cedar
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The Story of Cedar

Sep 29, 2015

  ART and the six senses of Cedar Curated Art Exhibition OCTOBER 16-25 SEASIDE CENTRE, 5790 TEREDO ST. SECHELT This experiential art exhibition will feature ‘multi-dimensional’ visual and sensory perceptions of how a select group of coast-based artists interpret the subject of CEDAR. Influenced by different cultural backgrounds and the senses of sight, sound, touch, taste, smell, and spirit, visual artists, sculptors, fibre-artists, writers, musicians, and...

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Steve Roden
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Steve Roden

Sep 22, 2015

striations & distance piece     Steve Roden – striations (2011) and distance piece (striations) (2011) Exhibition opening reception September 25, 2015; 5–7PM Live performance by Scant Intone Exhibition continues Monday to Friday September 28 – October 23, 2015; 9AM–5PM Canadian Music Centre – BC-Creative Hub (837 Davie Street) Free admission   striations (6 min.) is a two-channel video made by Steve Roden with artist Mary Simpson. It was originally...

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ambience
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ambience

Sep 20, 2015

an Ambient Sound Event  with: Elisa Ferrari • voice, books, zither and singing bowls Andrew Bate & John Brennan • resonant percussions Giorgio Magnanensi • sinewaves and cedar flat audiopanels The Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek – October 10, 2015 • 8PM   Some info about and images of the Cedar Flat Audiopanels: CEDAR PANELS...

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nomadic streams
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nomadic streams

Sep 8, 2015

Vancouver New Music Festival 2015 Nomadic Streams – a festival of Ambient Music October 22 – 24, 2015; Doors at 8PM, show at 9PM each night VIVO Media Arts (2625 Kaslo Street, Vancouver) Single tickets $25 regular, $15 students; festival pass $60 (taxes included) Available at brownpapertickets.com and 1.800.838.3006  Presented in association with VIVO Media Arts. download brochure HERE...

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anne-f
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anne-f

Sep 2, 2015

    September 6, 2015 • The Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek 8pm anne-f jacques anne-f is a sound artist and bike mechanic, working with amplified objects, electricity, scratching, rubbing and sound collages. She lives in Montréal and she is interested in amplification, erratic sound reproduction devices and construction of various contraptions and idiosyncratic systems. She often performs, alone and in various collectives (including Minibloc...

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noise in the key of D
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  Thank you Lee for the great video! Noise in the Key of D   On a beautiful summer evening members of VEE (Vancouver Electronic Ensemble) gathered in the spaciousness of the VCC Atrium to make noise in the key of D, at the suggestion of Matt O’Donnell. Players arranged themselves throughout the space, utilizing multiple balconies over 3 levels and a large main...

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55
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55

Aug 5, 2015

    Here is a random image search for the number of my birthday; today, my 55th birthday, August 5, 2015 (click on the images for links)             “Don’t explain your philosophy. Embody it.” Epictetus   A gift from my dear friend Sammy   The Sage is occupied with the unspoken and acts without effort. Teaching without verbosity, producing without...

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circles and squares
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circles and squares

Jul 18, 2015

  Another fun plot* of circles and squares (spheres & cubes) plus some noisy characters, on the Tektronix. This is for David Henderson-Hean, and hopefully he’ll see it live in action soon. Audio is directly from the room, so not really great. *) Two separate stereo channels overlapping on the CRT of a Tektronix 564        ...

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emerald
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emerald

Jul 3, 2015

    I’m playing with Kenton Loewen at the Emerald on July 29. It’s always great making music with him.     When I play with Kenton I am always enjoying the energy and the ephemeral beauty of our musical encounters, plus Kenton’s ability to dialogue and commit with me to wander into unpredictable sonic paths. Beyond that I simply aspire to be speechless, without...

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soundscape
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soundscape

Jun 21, 2015

  Volume 14, number 1 • Winter/Spring 2014- 2015 Review of Jennifer Schine’s film documentary Listening to a Sense of Place & radio documentary The End of the Line for Soundscape: The Journal of Acoustic Ecology   Download PDF   Link to film, “Listening to A Sense of Place.” http://summit.sfu.ca/item/13703   Link to CBC piece, “The end of the line.” http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Living+Out+Loud/ID/2625495018/   Link to audio piece, “Conversations...

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soundgarden
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soundgarden

Jun 14, 2015

soundgarden, an audio visual installation by Giorgio Magnanensi and Nicolas Teichrob along the lower reaches of Malcolm Creek, in Roberts Creek. An interactive performance environment using multiple video projections, live interactive video and live electronics.   soundgarden, an audio visual interactive installation I’m doing in late June/early July with Giorgio Magnanensi (a sound wizard). !#teaser #sunshinecoastbc #robertscreek #nature #bcac A video posted by NicolasTeichrobPhoto...

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ambience 205
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ambience 205

Jun 7, 2015

      The enhanced drone of my hotel room at 4am     interiority… I believe that’s about the inability to talk about the things we wish we could but we can’t really express; things we try to express, communicate, project in a sentimental way, where sentimentality doesn’t really represent the inexplicable and it’s just a faint illusory form of it. What I’m trying...

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tdu blinx
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tdu blinx

May 16, 2015

  reading each page of the score of TDU VI as raw data after converting each page in blinx image file format   tdu blinx...

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listening?
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listening?

May 16, 2015

    Relational Listening : The Politics Of Perception LAWRENCE ENGLISH     Sound, Listening, and Public Engagement BRENDA HUTCHINSON     ...

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beautiful soul syndrome
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Timothy Morton • Beautiful Souls Syndrome     Timothy Morton’s Ecology Without Nature’s blog   […] Ecomimesis is a pressure point, crystallizing a vast and complex ideological network of beliefs, practices, and processes in and around the idea of the natural world. It is extraordinarily common, both in nature writing and in ecological criticism. Consider Lawrence Buell’s The Environmental Imagination: ” The grove of...

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pixelflow
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pixelflow

May 10, 2015

some pixel carpets…       sonification of image #4 below:   images made with Adam Ferriss‘ Seeds   (click on images below for full size)               …and here some images after tweaking Seeds      ...

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subcodes 04
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subcodes 04

Apr 22, 2015

    Friend viola player John Kastelic will be on the Coast this weekend. We are going to have an earthy and sounding evening.   The Gumboot Café • Roberts Creek Saturday, April 25 • 8pm       beardy John and his Brother Tony (No Mothers)    ...

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Róisín Murphy
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Róisín Murphy

Apr 17, 2015

  I loved Moloko and Róisín a lot, …stumbled on these tonight:       I dreamt that I was dreaming I was wired to a clock Tickled by the minute hand Tick tock tick tick tock I dream I’m on a train And it is making music I don’t remember getting on Clickity click clickity click I dreamt that I was very tall I...

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open mind
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open mind

Apr 10, 2015

      This is an edited collection of 39 original papers and as many commentaries and replies. The target papers and replies were written by senior members of the MIND Group, while all commentaries were written by junior group members. All papers and commentaries have undergone a rigorous process of anonymous peer review, during which the junior members of the MIND Group acted...

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drazzzzzil
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drazzzzzil

Apr 4, 2015

    WARNING: Strobe effect used in this gif  HARD:   SOFT:       CRISP:     MELTED:      ...

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Voices and Strings
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Voices and Strings

Mar 27, 2015

    Commissioning new works to creative minds such as Peggy Lee, Mary Margaret O’Hara and Linda Bouchard means to focus on very uncompromising ways of sound thinking and composing. With Voices and Strings we wish to create a poetic series of sound panels and songs identified by the original work, reflection, poetry and composition of these exceptional Canadian artists. Together with the transparent...

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Giorgio & Hayato
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Giorgio & Hayato

Mar 22, 2015

  Live recording at DESTROY VANCOUVER XI • November 21, 2014 @ VIVO   Hayato Kubo, Drums   Giorgio Magnanensi, Electronics   G&H MIX [Download]        ...

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spectra and labyrinths
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This Saturday JACK will perform three works by very different composers, who nonetheless share some commonalities and affinities. What I find most exciting in Saturday’s program is the labyrinthine quality of these works, and the exploration of sound territories in which microtonality, non-linearity and a concentrated sculptural sonic investigation offer as many rich and different forms as they do different ways of perception. I...

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Gotthamm
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Gotthamm

Feb 28, 2015

  pixel and block sorting variations on Kedrick’s “Gotthamm“ pixel sorting variations      ...

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Drazil
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Drazil

Feb 27, 2015

  another great image by Kedrick James enduring pixel sorting     Drazil original image sorted 1 sorted 2 sorted 3                      …and here is my best attempt so far using Jitter      ...

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heather glitch
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heather glitch

Jan 24, 2015

    a short glitched clip of one of Heather’s painting detail and 2 images made with processing slicing the clip’s frames and rearranging them in arrays  ...

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pixel sorting Heather
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  pixel sorting a watercolor card by Heather Gatz                 …a preview of a next experiment       and a few tweaks on a Processing sketch by Generative Design Download pde code at the link below  ...

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glowflow 2
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glowflow 2

Jan 12, 2015

  pixel sorting made in Jitter The original images are frames from a video made using an older Jitter video-synth patch   Here is the source image for the gallery below:     and here is another jitter experiment        ...

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a gallery of “sort” for Kedrick
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   original image     thank you to the great community of artists and Processing coder for sharing algorithms, sketches and a load of great ideas; especially to Kim Asendorf, Jeffrey Thompson, Adam Ferriss, Julia Laub, Cedric Kiefer and Mick Kellogg.      ...

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pixel sorting KJ
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pixel sorting KJ

Jan 5, 2015

   a couple of details from To Read What Was Never Written, III  by Kedrick James, after pixel-sorting process        and more examples in Jitter using Optical Flow:      ...

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the beauty of pixels
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  …associating kinetic illusions from opposing previous destructions… the beauty of pixels     beuty of pixels [Download]     original image before “destruction”  ...

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av noiz
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av noiz

Dec 11, 2014

testing a jitter patch (refitted Gantz Graf patch) to use as reactive light fed by live audio              ...

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inflated balloons
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inflated balloons

Dec 7, 2014

Here is a nice piece of garbage from an “eminent” contemporary “artist”: German Artist Georg Baselitz: ‘My Paintings are Battles’ Years ago when asked what role he believes art plays in society, Baselitz replied, “The same role as a good shoe, nothing more.” And he has stated elsewhere: “The idea of changing or improving the world is alien to me and seems ludicrous. Society functions, and...

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Aventa
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Aventa

Nov 29, 2014

  Sunday, November 30, 2014  8:00PM (Pre-concert talk 7:15PM) Phillip T Young Recital Hall (University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building) Aventa Ensemble Bill Linwood, conductor   Tristan Murail, La Chambre des cartes Giorgio Magnanensi, améya II Giorgio Magnanensi, es soll alles schweben Hans Abrahamsen, Schnee (Canadian premiere)      ...

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onyx • introduzione and tableaux
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  Live recording, Open Space, Victoria • November 22, 2014 Dedicated to the Onyx Trio: Mark McGregor flute, Joy Yeh harp, Markus Takizawa viola   Onyx Introduzione & Tableaux [Download]                        ...

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pao • halloween
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pao • halloween

Nov 25, 2014

  written for and played with the PAO, a great ensemble of great people. October 31, 2014 • Performance Works   PAO HALLOWEEN [Download]   page 9-12 @ 02:54 of the audio file          ...

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onyx, introduzione and tableaux
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This Saturday the Onyx Trio performs onyx, introduzione and tableaux, a new piece for flute viola, harp and electronics I wrote for this fabulous Vancouver’s trio   Open Space and The Blue Moss Ensemble present The Onyx Trio      Mark McGregor (flute), Joy Yeh (harp), Marcus Takizawa (viola) Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. Admission: $16/$11 advance; $20/$15 door Advanced Tickets: OnyxOS.bpt.me or by calling 1-800-838-3006  ...

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destroy vancouver XI
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I’m very happy I’ll be playing with Hayato Kubo at DESTROY VANCOUVER XI   also featuring ✖ STEFAN SMULOVITZ & SAMMY CHIEN ✖ ROOT & BRANCH ✖ BUBBY ✖ NERVOUS OPERATOR ✖ BRIAN BEAUDRY + DJ SILK   DESTROY VANCOUVER XI  2625 KASLO Street FRIDAY NOV 21 | DOORS 〓 8.30PM CONCERT 〓 9.30PM-1AM ADMISSION: $10                ...

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Halloween Plastic Acid Orchestra
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Come out to see the full-sized Plastic Acid Orchestra perform music by Plastic Acid, Giorgio Magnanensi, The Living, The Whiskeydicks, The End Tree and Anita Eccleston. Costumes welcome! ALL AGES Oct. 31   |   Doors 7:00pm   |   Concert 8:00pm $5 Beer / Wine / Cider Tickets $25 (pre-register now, pay in cash at door) Performance Works, Granville Island, 1218 Cartwright Street Download and...

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GRADIENT 2
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GRADIENT 2

Oct 3, 2014

  Tomorrow VEE performs Homage to David Dunn at the VCC Atrium   Here is an excerpt of a sonification of Gradient 2: GRADIENTS 1 GRADIENTS 2 GRADIENTS 3 for computer generated sounds David Dunn 1999   Gradients 1,2,and 3 are a set of pieces for computer generated sounds all based upon a common structural transformation of three different graphic images. The lefthand images were...

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Spun Spectra
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Spun Spectra

Sep 28, 2014

  Sonification experiments of a few beautiful images from the Spun Spectra series by Nicolas Teichrob   In these preliminary examples I utilized a system based on a process of spectogram imaging that utilize the images of the complex light spectra of spider webs captured by Nicholas Teichrob, as sonograms. Using Max Msp Jitter, the images are scanned mapping the parameters of frequency and amplitude over...

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woodshed
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woodshed

Sep 22, 2014

  In the last couple of weeks Heather and I built a nice woodshed , fun and sweat.              ...

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psych fest
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psych fest

Sep 10, 2014

art signified   I’m very happy I’ll be playing again with the great Kenton Loewen On October 4 • PSYCHFEST at Red Gate • after 10pm Though, make sure to  check it all as psych fest will go on day and night with a fantastic lineup of great sound-psyched people   Here is Sab Kay‘s great poster        ...

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vnm festival 2014 • sonic topographies
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SONIC TOPOGRAPHIES Oct 16-19 plus an exciting series of other events VNM Festival 2014 brochure  Only on condition of a radical widening of definitions will it be possible for art and activities related to art [to] provide evidence that art is now the only evolutionary-revolutionary power. Only art is capable of dismantling the repressive effects of a senile social system that continues to totter...

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oscillo a, b & c
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oscillo a, b & c

Aug 29, 2014

Here is another theatre for the ear with some frantic noises and stuttering beats. I love the animated plots of these useless waves, they remind me of continuously avoiding to assert “a” will, or any formal path, relying instead on the bare existence and presence of sound and light: the audible and fluid immanence of being and time. For Nancy Lanthier’s listening eyeballs ;...

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lalít rmx
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lalít rmx

Aug 8, 2014

      4 tracks of a live mix for lalít for chamber ensemble   lalít rmx 1 [Download]   lalít rmx 2 [Download]   lalít rmx 3 [Download]   lalít rmx 4 [Download]            ...

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cornucopia dreams
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cornucopia dreams

Aug 6, 2014

      Giorgio Magnanensi electronics, Kedrick James voice and live mix   cornucopia dreams [Download]   remix the audio file below on the last 4 minutes of cornucopia dreams, or as you like…   cornucopia dream KGr [Download]        ...

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54
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54

Aug 5, 2014

    Here is my usual random image search for the number of my birthday; today, my 54th birthday, August 5, 2014 …inspiration by numbers Plotinus, Lion Heart, Studio 54 and some pretty Cellular Automata grids     PLOTINUS: I.7 [54] ON THE PRIMAL GOOD AND SECONDARY FORMS OF GOOD [OTHERWISE, “ON HAPPINESS”] […] Remember that the good of life, where it has any...

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tapegerm
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tapegerm

Aug 3, 2014

  Tapegerm is a group of recording artists who share sounds and create new sonic experiences with them. We are a close-knit community and we welcome evolving ideas which explore new ways to collaborate. Tapegerm was formed in May 2000 and after fourteen years of online collaboration, resulting in over 100 albums of music we decided to start fresh July 4, 2014. It was...

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SK1
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SK1

Aug 2, 2014

    remix ad libitum these Casio SK1 chaotic files   SK1 A [Download]   SK1 B [Download]   SK1 C [Download]    ...

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T&T
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T&T

Aug 2, 2014

    remix these rewired Touch & Tell sounds with stretched short samples of the same files T&T 1 [Download] T&T 2 [Download] T&T 3 [Download] stretched samples: TT stretched 01 [Download] TT stretched 02 [Download] TT stretched 03...

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riw
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riw

Aug 1, 2014

  Random Input Waves for a hot summer night Made with rewired electronics, max/msp and other noisemakers. Remix ad libitum   improglitch [Download]   riw 3 [Download]   riw 4 [Download]      ...

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a history of sound art
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A HISTORY OF SOUND ART      […] “this playful and metaphorical collage of sound arts genealogy is not only broader, but more literally plausible than what Heidegger calls the received or “vulgar” view of orderly, progressive, linear time. Language itself, the splintering of sounds into signs, into embodied and disembodied representations, signals and signifiers, call into question my subjective image of the past: a...

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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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shame
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shame

Jul 30, 2014

Our Prime Minister on Wednesday blamed Hamas for the heavy loss of civilian life caused by Israel’s deadly strikes on the Gaza Strip: “Obviously, no one likes to see the suffering and loss of life that has occurred” he stated, “That said, we hold the terrorist organization Hamas responsible for this. They have initiated and continue this conflict, and continue to seek the destruction of the...

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favourite classical pieces
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  I picked up these interesting cards at the West Vancouver Memorial Library the other day. I found the choices of the various people and music professionals very telling about the slim appreciation (…knowledge?) of  contemporary – or whatever newer – repertoires. All the listed composers are European with a couple American, no Canadian composers at all. The only recent work mentioned in the various lists...

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sonic topographies
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sonic topographies

Jul 28, 2014

    SONIC TOPOGRAPHIES – VNM FESTIVAL – OCT. 16 – 19, 2014       Vancouver New Music Festival 2014 Sonic Topographies Sound, music and sustainability October 16 – 19, 2014   “Only on condition of a radical widening of definitions will it be possible for art and activities related to art [to] provide evidence that art is now the only evolutionary-revolutionary power....

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both hands
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both hands

Jul 28, 2014

  An arrangement of Both Hands by Ani DiFranco for the Queer Songbook Orchestra, performed live in Toronto last March.     Both Hands [Download]     Sienna Dahlen: ­ Vocals Jennifer Burford: ­ Violin Evan Lamberton: ­ Cello Lief Mosbaugh: ­ Oboe Micajah Sturgess: ­ French Horn Shaun Brodie: ­ Trumpet Thom Gill: ­ Guitar Bram Gielen: ­ Piano Dan Fortin: ­ Double Bass...

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in ludere • il suono viola
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  Thank you Plastic Acid Orchestra for sharing great power in forming highly charging sonic energy.  The more, the better.      Thank you Rod Matheson for the video     and here a slowed-down snippet of concentrated sonic energy (for Chris)      ...

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astrocadeglitch
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astrocadeglitch

Jul 12, 2014

  Extreme modding of Astrocade ROMs. It must be an age thing that make me love the rawness of these pixels so much; but if you need more virtuality, put on a pair of RED & CYAN 3D glasses and project it on any large/not flat surface available, with very loud and diffused sound.        ...

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Gaza
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Gaza

Jul 12, 2014

 It is very telling that the most credible comments on this recurrent massacres are found in these cartoons. And it is also very telling that the Arab League has not being discussing yet about all this, while just posturing with the usual anger, …distractions of socially mediated/google(y) eyed tribes. Maybe the revolution(s) have actually failed.    cartoon by Jabertoon, an Israeli tank is shown being refuelled at a petrol pump...

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poligames I II III
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poligames I II III

Jul 9, 2014

  Antonio Politano recorders, Giorgio Magnensi electronics Milano 1992   Poligames I [Download] Poligames II [Download] Poligames III [Download]      ...

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nanoloop
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nanoloop

Jul 9, 2014

nanoloop 2 for Game Boy Advance is a sequencer and software synthesizer. Filtered waves, filtered noise and simple FM are produced in software and played through the 8-bit audio output.    nano 01 [Download]     more info...

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ligature
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ligature

Jul 8, 2014

some electronics from 2001 (check also THIS video)     1 ligature [Download] 2 ligature [Download] 3 ligature [Download] 4 ligature [Download] 5 ligature [Download] 6 ligature [Download] 7 ligature [Download] 8 ligature [Download]    ...

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noise in the key of D • live
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noise in the key of D  •  live recording   NOISE IN THE KEY OF D MIX [Download]   Thank you Dave Leith and Andrew Scott for the live recordings. And thank you Matt O’Donnell for the wonderful Sitar playing and all VEE for the great drony 2 hours and 14 minutes at the grand space of the VCC Atrium. The recording though is very...

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Canada Day
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Canada Day

Jul 1, 2014

    It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the raw, not because she is Canada but because she’s something sublime that you were born into, some great rugged power that you are a part of.   (Emily Carr)      ...

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Franco Donatoni • Orchestral Works
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  A great recording of Franco Donatoni‘s orchestral works conducted by Yoichi Sugiyama, including his very last and beautiful composition, Esa (In Cauda V)    Franco Donatoni Orchestral Works read more »     [01] In Cauda II (1993/1994) 18:18 [02] In Cauda III (1996) 13:27 [03] Esa (In Cauda V) (2000) 10:33 [04] Prom (1999) 12:33 [05] Duo pour Bruno (1974/1975) 19:25 total time: 74:22 Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra Yoichi Sugiyama conductor LIVE RECORDINGS Suntory Foundation for Arts’ Summer Festival...

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noise in the key of D
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  Noise in the Key of D   Vancouver Electronic Ensemble   Saturday, June 28, 2014; 7PM   Vancouver Community College Atrium (1155 E. Broadway; near VCC skytrain station)   Admission by donation...

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Plastic Acid Orchestra
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  PLASTIC ACID ORCHESTRA   A dazzling full-sized symphony orchestra of some of Vancouver’s most sought-after musicians paired with some of the most innovative and energizing composers!   Come out to see the full-sized Plastic Acid Orchestra perform music by Plastic Acid, Giorgio Magnanensi, The Living, Martin Reisle, Elliot Vaughan.   ALL AGES July 11, 2014   |   Doors 7:30pm   |   Concert 8:30pm...

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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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tape head
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tape head

Jun 14, 2014

…scratching a tape head on a bunch of old discarded tapes, a broken HD, CD player and transformers. Remix ad libitum using the first file (tapehead Amix) as the main track, or as you like… 🙂   tapehead Amix [Download]   tapehead Bmix [Download]   tapehead Cmix [Download]   tapehead D CDmix [Download]   tapehead E statics mix [Download]      ...

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emunoiz
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emunoiz

Jun 8, 2014

  Heavy HEX editing…     watch listening to THIS   a heavier one…     …and more      ...

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emuglitch
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emuglitch

Jun 7, 2014

  ….having fun hacking emulator softwares and videogames       digiquilts A   digiquilts B      ...

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aiff loaded in VICE
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Still having fun with VICE. Here is a series of images produced by loading short aiff files in VICE C64 emulator. Below the image gallery a short video showing the image produced in the emulator when loading the audio file you hear in the video.        ...

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Distribution Religion & COPY-IT-RIGHT
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Dan Sandin and Phil Morton  began to work together to create the schematic plans for the Sandin Image Processor, a document they called the Distribution Religion. Through the Distribution Religion, Sandin open sourced his Sandin Image Processor, giving the plans away for only the cost of making Xerox copies and mailing them while incorporating any additions or modifications made by those who built their own Sandin...

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GLI.TC/H
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GLI.TC/H

Jun 1, 2014

GLI.TC/H                 digital PDF download:   20111 GLI.TC/H READER[ROR]   &   Glitch Art Historie[s] (contextualizing glitch art) <——–*//==||==\\*——–> by Nick Briz            ...

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commodore emulator glitch
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loading random ROMs and other (audio, font, pdf and image) files in VICE Commodore Emulator       Here is a short audio sample sample 38 [Download]   This is how it looks in an audio editor       …and how it looks when loaded in VICE       another gallery here          ...

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red art
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red art

May 27, 2014

  Red Art: New Utopias in Data Capitalism, Leonardo Electronic Almanac   Volume 20 Issue 1        ISBN: 978-1-906897-28-4 ISSN: 1071-4391 Date of Publication: January 15, 2014 Number of Pages: 250 Volume Editors: Lanfranco Aceti, Susanne Jaschko and Julian Stallabrass Editor: Bill Balaskas The publication investigates the relevance of socialist utopianism to the current dispositions of New Media Art, through the contributions of renowned and emerging...

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stochastic poetics
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stochastic poetics

May 27, 2014

  click the image below to download Johanna Drucker‘s book     and HERE another great book by Johanna Drucker about the meta-language of diagrammatic thought in graphic form.        ...

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random vimeo
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random vimeo

May 25, 2014

Vimeo corrected for TV-style viewinby Daniel Temkin   Vimeo in TV aspect ratio See random video     read also   Glitch && Human/Computer Interaction Daniel Temkin, 2014    ...

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palaoa
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palaoa

May 22, 2014

I’m starting a project around  Palaoa, using video clips from the webcam and creating/morphing these beautiful visual and sounding landscapes. Thank you to the Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany for giving me permission to use these materials for this purpose. Check the PALAOA  Webcam and the Live Audiostream                ...

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GlitchCodec
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GlitchCodec

May 22, 2014

Here is a nice glitched video after hacking a codec. Thank you Nick Briz for the GlitchCodec Tutorial and for sharing your thoughts and tools.       “If nature has made any one thing less susceptible than all others of exclusive property, it is the action of the thinking power called an idea, which an individual may exclusively possess as long as he keeps...

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lalít III • tre pannelli con Coda
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  A great performance of lalít III • tre pannelli con Coda by Transmission lalít III [Download]  Guy Pelletier, flute Lori Freedman, bass clarinet  Alain Giguère, violin Julie Trudeau, cello Julien Grégoire, percussion Brigitte Poulin, piano with Brice Gatinet, electronics   lalít III (tre pannelli con Coda) for alto flute, bass clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion and electronics (2012) lalít III is dedicated to Transmission  ...

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net.art
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net.art

May 12, 2014

  a few great sites to check:   http://fa-g.org/2013 http://www.maadonna.com/ http://kimasendorf.tumblr.com/ http://claudiamate.com/2013/projects/threejs-playgnd/ http://www.emiliogomariz.net/ http://www.rollinleonard.com/ http://www.manuelfernandez.name/ http://miyovanstenis.tk/ http://bmruernpnhay.com/ http://www.geoffreylillemon.info/ http://timefly-exist.tumblr.com/ http://gifwrapping.net/ http://yearoftheglitch.tumblr.com/ http://www.birdog.es/#en/ http://nznzweb.tumblr.com/          ...

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data bending a raw image
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playing with Photoshop bending an image, inspired by Jason Irla’s  Databending Studies (see below). I’ll try with more colorful images soon.   original image:     various steps of data bending:   more on data bending     Jason Irla, who shared his experiments in DATABENDING STUDIES 001  and offers this list of other sharing artists.   staAllio!‘s databending primers: http://blog.animalswithinanimals.com/2008/08/databending-and-glitch-art-primer-part.html http://blog.animalswithinanimals.com/search/label/primers   Rosa Menkman: http://rosa-menkman.blogspot.com/ also...

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circuit bending workshop
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While in Halifax next week I’ll be presenting a circuit bending workshop at The Centre For Art Tapes (CFAT). Here some toys I’ll be bringing there. Hidden under La Dictée Magique (French version of the Speak & Spell) Nicolas Collins’ great book Handmade Electronic Music.     CIRCUIT BENDING WORKSHOP WITH GIORGIO MAGNANENSI Circuit bending is the art of creatively short circuiting audio electronics in order...

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love and sound
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love and sound

May 3, 2014

A very nice song by Katie Stenning, recorded with David Murphy at IGNITE! Remixed with a granulated drone of the piano introduction and the great violin playing of Silvia Mandolini   LOVE & SOUND [Download]            ...

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24 Hours of Radio Art 2013
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On January 17, 2013 artists around the world celebrated Art’s Birthday and CiTR transmits local Radio Art to the world. Our celebration, 24 Hours of Radio Art was broadcasted Midnight to Midnight on CiTR 101.9FM and www.citr.ca.   Listen to the podcast I recorded at CiTR to celebrate VNM 40th anniversary last year: CiTR podcast [Download]   The concept of giving art a birthday was...

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IGNITE! 2014
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IGNITE! 2014

Apr 28, 2014

  Every year, for one week in May, The Cultch is taken over and transformed by young people. Hundreds of youth are involved in what has grown to be Vancouver’s largest youth-driven arts festival. The festival includes showcases in music, dance, and spoken word, the world premiere of three one-act plays, a visual arts exhibit, variety shows featuring improv, drag, circus arts, and much...

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TDU/HRO • le feu et l’artifice
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for 4 sax, 4 trumpet, 4 trombones, violin, electric guitar, piano, bass, drums and percussion dedicated to the Hard Rubber Orchestra and John Korsrud TDU/HRO • le feu et l’artifice   While writing for or conducting the Hard Rubber Orchestra I have always had a lot of fun and deeply enjoyed the energy and sounds of all the great musicians of this band. Therefore I have...

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glitch albums
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glitch albums

Apr 25, 2014

a selection of glitched images       a series of new glitchscapes     and glitched images created loading various files in VICE    ...

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random sounds
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random sounds

Apr 21, 2014

listen to RANDOM SAMPLES from the freesound.org archive playing all the samples simultaneously on a Remix Groups page: remixgroup freesound...

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lepidoptera
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lepidoptera

Apr 17, 2014

another kind of butterflies…   more butterflies here:   Walter’s sines & butterflies butterflies (2) some butterflies for Stevo Andrew’s butterflies    and here:      ...

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maps and shadows
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maps and shadows

Apr 17, 2014

In this soundscape installation, recorded sounds from the Sechelt Gravel Pit have been “sculpted”, remixed and layered to create a drone-like sound object broadcasted on a 4-speaker setup. Both the framing and the specific context of this project become the relevant aspect of the not-assertive quality of any possible “message”. Listening here is not about any sentimental reception. The immediate and mediated reality of the place exists in...

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feedback demon
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feedback demon

Apr 17, 2014

a demon lives where we want it to livewatch this clip listening to this: granusphere [Download]            ...

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waves, strings and wires
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On May 16 I will be in Halifax playing at Suddenly Listen‘s Waves, Strings and Wires with Norman Adams – cello, live processing John DS Adams – electronics Lukas Pearse – bass, video processing I am really looking forward to meeting Norman, John and Lukas this May in Halifax. I look forward to the different ways in which our creative process will unveil itself while...

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The Nautical Almanac • Part 2
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Martin Bartlett’s The Nautical Almanac • Part 2 presented in a version for live electronics and video. The original scored materials suggests phasing patterns super imposed on freely combining one-measure cells in a recursive form implying a combination of both score-following and free improvisation on the given materials. The video matrix has been used to drive a randomized reading of the audio buffer which contains...

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vnm panorama
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vnm panorama

Mar 6, 2014

VNM Panorama   A recombinant live remix for ensemble and electronics to celebrate VNMʼs 40th Anniversary. Samantha Fu, flute Colin MacDonald, saxophone Albertina Chan, harp Chris Morano, piano Adrian Verdejo, guitar Katie Rife, percussion Timothy Van Cleave, percussion Janna Sailor, violin Marina Hasselberg, cello Stefan Hintersteininger, cello VEE members Chris Grigor, electronics Lee Hutzulak, electronics Constantine Katsiris, electronics Stefan Smulovitz, electronics Giorgio Magnanensi, conductor...

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TDU/HRO
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TDU/HRO

Mar 5, 2014

a remix of an excerpt of TDU/HRO for the Hard Rubber Orchestra:   Trumpets: Derry Byrne, Vince Mai, Jim Littleford, John Korsrud Trombones: Dennis Esson, Rod Murray, Hugh Fraser, Brad Muirhead Saxophones: David Branter, Bill Runge, Saul Berson, Chad Makela Piano: Allen Stiles El. Guitar: Daryl Jahnke Violin: Cam Wilson El. Bass & Db: Laurence Mollerup Percussion: Jack Duncan Drums: Bernie Arai Conductor: Giorgio Magnanensi...

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Musicworks #117
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Musicworks #117

Mar 2, 2014

Giorgio Magnanensi in the Sonic Playground   by Nancy Lanthier Admirers of Giorgio Magnanensi—composer, conductor, teacher, and the artistic director of Vancouver New Music Society—tend to be lavish in their praise of him. “Giorgio is singularly the best conductor of modern music, period,” says composer and Capilano University jazz instructor Bradshaw Pack. Vancouver music critic Alex Varty calls him “one of the most outgoing,...

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fuori luogo in ogni luogo
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FUORILUOGO  IN  OGNI  LUOGO  –  OUT OF PLACE IN ANY PLACE     Wo gehen wir denn hin? Immer nach Hause. (Novalis) Where are we going? Always home    ...

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beautiful musics
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beautiful musics

Mar 2, 2014

A friend’s email and listening to this music tonight, made me think about this… I could write very “beautiful” musics but I’d rather make noise. That is in a nutshell. The longer story is simple, I don’t dislike “beautiful” musics, they are in a way great hyper oniric tools, enhancing high level of sentimental responses. So, I agree that in such a disastrous world such musics are at...

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six concepts
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six concepts

Mar 2, 2014

  Bernard Tschumi – Six Concepts   excerpt from Architecture and Disjunction …re-reading this text from a sound perspective. I especially realate to Chapter V […] “Function does not follow form, form does not follow function – or fiction for that matter – however, they certainly interact.” […] and […] “Crossprogramming,” “transprogramming,” “disprogramming” […]      ...

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atari noise (c)
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atari noise (c)

Mar 2, 2014

…another little fun clip. It would look great on multiple walls with lots of speakers and interactive triggers to let people mash everything up, drowning in melting videogames. Check also this one, and this crazier one....

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53
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53

Aug 2, 2013

  This is the best picture I could find in a random image search for “53”… …also a very nice piece by Chopin: Frederic Chopin – Polonaise Heroic op.53 (1842) Maurizio Pollini, 1975 And here another great op. 53: Ludwig van Beethoven – Sonate op. 53 Waldstein (1804) again performed by the great Maurizio Pollini in 1974   I’m 53 on Aug 5th. An...

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atari noise (b)
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atari noise (b)

Apr 19, 2013

…another little fun clip. It would look great on multiple walls with lots of speakers and interactive triggers to let people mash everything up, drowning in melting videogames. Check also this one, and this crazier...

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