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spring board
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spring board

Jan 30, 2021

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

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bells
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bells

Jan 7, 2021

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

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ναυσίη
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ναυσίη

Nov 13, 2020

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

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

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musique concrète
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musique concrète

Sep 11, 2020

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

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

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

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

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sitka
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sitka

Jul 21, 2019

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

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West Coast Radians
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West Coast Radians

Sep 14, 2017

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

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