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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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noise in the key of D

Aug 10, 2015

  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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spectra and labyrinths

Mar 13, 2015

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 Heather

Jan 17, 2015

  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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the beauty of pixels

Jan 1, 2015

  …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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lavasynth
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lavasynth

Nov 10, 2014

    experiment with a lava jitter patch and video scanner        source patch:  ...

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destroy vancouver XI
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destroy vancouver XI

Nov 2, 2014

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

Jun 25, 2014

  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

Jun 20, 2014

  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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gif fun
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gif fun

Jun 11, 2014

two new gif(t)s (they’ll need a few seconds to load and run properly)      ...

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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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aiff loaded in VICE

Jun 2, 2014

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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datamoshing
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datamoshing

May 25, 2014

working on recursive glitches and datamoshing (Palaoa Clips)     a few details here:      ...

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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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converting network data (to audio and video)
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converting Web data to signal data on my bus to work using ray.sniff~ max external Thank you LEICO for sharing! Using ray.sniff~(a max external object that converts web data to signal data) I created a couple of Max MSP Jitter patches that allow me to visualize the continually morphing flow of network data on a video matrix. Seeking to link the seemingly disparate phenomena of...

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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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