Thursday, 31 July 2008

Smått och gott

Encyclopedia of Electronic Music listar många artister och grupper inom elektronisk music/dark ambient. Sverige är bl.a. representerat av Daniel Eideholms (även känd som Tolufim) projekt Heid och LEAK. Listan täcker dock inte egentlig EAM.

Vibrö är en tidskrift om EAM och ljudkonst. En samlings-cd hör till varje nummer. Sajten har artistbeskrivningar, intervjuer och många länkar, men tyvärr verkar den inte ha uppdaterats på ett tag.

Thursday, 10 July 2008

Hz #12

Hz #12 presents:


Spectral Memories: the Aesthetics of the Phonographic Recording
by Dugal McKinnon
Sonic artist/Composer Dugal McKinnon examines the aesthetics of the phonographic recording: "how is the record, as a technology with a well-documented history, also a signifying medium that has generated certain meanings, and modes of aesthetic production and reception?"

_Augmentology Extracts_
by Mez Breeze
Futurist and cyber poet Mez Breeze explores concepts that shape and are shaped by an extensive range of online/synthetic encounters through the phenomena Reality Mixing, Game Addiction and Avatar Formation. Three extracts from

Sound Art and Public Auditory Awareness
by Ariel Bustamante
Ariel Bustamante explores the connection between Sound Art and public auditory sensibilities by reviewing works by Max Neuhaus, Sam Auinger and Bruce Odland, Christina Kubisch, and Scout Arford and Randy Yau.

Second Lives, Virtual Identities and Fragging
by Matthew Board
"The use of the virtual identity, whether through Second Life, the persona of the hacker or an online identity gives the digital artist the freedom to explore creative strategies that would otherwise be much more difficult to realize. " Matthew Board investigates online art practice.

YMYI - You Move You Interact
by João Martinho Moura and Jorge Sousa
"YMYI (You Move You Interact) is an interactive installation, where one is supposed to build up a body language dialogue with an artificial system so as to effectively achieve a synchronized performance between the real user's body and the virtual object itself."

by John Grande
Writer John Grande's essay on "Pixelgrain" project by the artists Michael Alstad and Leah Lazariuk, an online repository of documents and ideas linked to the fading symbol of the Canadian prairie grain elevator.


by Irad Lee

by Ethan Ham

All The News
by Jody Zellen
by Alan Bigelow

Nothing At All (Here)
by Jeremy Hight

Wednesday, 2 July 2008

Nya böcker i EMS bibliotek

Bucht, Gunnar: Catalogue rasionné ou parcours confus : mitt musikaliska och litterära skapande 1949-2006
Delalande, François: Le son des musiques : entre technologie et esthétique
Kostelanetz, Richard (red.): Text-sound texts (2 ex., ett som referens)
Landy, Leigh (red.): Technology (Avant garde no. 7)
Mathews, Max & Pierce, John R. (red.): Current directions in computer music research
Mathews, Max & Pierce, John R. (red.): Current directions in computer music research : sound examples (CD)
Maule, Michel de (red.): Ivo Malec : portraits polychromes
Maule, Michel de (red.): John Chowning : portraits polychromes
Nyman, Michael: Experimental music : Cage and beyond
Ross, Alex: The rest is noise : listening to the twentieth century