Friday, 25 February 2011

Some conference calls for 2011

FIMPaC 2011. The Forum for Innovation in Music Production and Composition, Thursday 12 & Friday 13 May 2011, Leeds College of Music. Deadline for the submission of proposals: Friday 25 March 2011

Audio-visuality. A conference on the experience of audio-visual art, artefacts, and media texts. May 26-29, 2011, Aarhus(?), Denmark. Deadline for paper submissions: February 15, 2011

NIME 2011. 11th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression. 30 May - 1 June 2011, Oslo, Norway. Deadline for paper/performance/installation/workshop submissions: 31 January 2011 (22:00 CET)

EMS 2011. Electroacoustic Music Studies Conference, June 14-18, New York. Deadline for receipt of proposals for papers: Monday, January 17, 2011 midnight EST

ICAD 2011. International Community for Auditory Display conference, June 20-24, Budapest. Deadline for papers, posters, and aural categories (short oveview of intent): 31 January 2011

SMC 2011. 8th Sound and Music Computing Conference, 6-9 July 2011, Padova, Italy. Deadline for paper and music submissions: Friday 25 March 2011

ACMC 2011. The Australasian Computer Music Conference 2011, 6-9 July 2011, The School of Music, University of Auckland, New Zealand. The special theme of ACMC11 is Organic Sounds in Live Electroacoustic Music. Deadline for receipt of proposals of papers and creative work: Thursday 31 March 2011

ICMC 2011. International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), 31 July to 5 August, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, UK. Deadline for music and paper submissions: 18 January

UVM 2011. Understanding Visual Music 2011, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, August 26th and 27th. Deadline for reception of proposals: June 18th, 2011

DAFx-11. The 14th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects, September 19-23, IRCAM, Paris, France. Deadline for full paper/poster submissions: Thursday March 31th, 2011. The proceedings are available online.

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Electroacoustic music meta-bibliography

The meta-bibliography is available again, in a thoroughly revised and updated version.

(The EAM meta-bibliography is a bibliography of electroacoustic music bibliographies. It is a spin-off from my master's thesis in library and information science, and covers websites, books and journal articles that list items of interest to EAM composers and researchers.)

Sunday, 20 February 2011

New journal: JAR - The journal for artistic research

"The journal for artistic research (JAR) is an international, online, Open Access and peer-reviewed journal for the identification, publication and dissemination of artistic research and its methodologies, from all arts disciplines. The Journal is underpinned by the Research Catalogue (RC), a searchable, documentary database of artistic research work and its exposition, that functions as an inclusive, open-ended, bottom-up research tool supporting the development of the Journal's academic contributions."

Issue #0 presents work by:
  • Bertha Bermudez, Scott deLahunta, Marijke Hoogenboom, Chris Ziegler, Frederic Bevilacqua, Sarah Fdili Alaoui, Barbara Meneses Gutierrez, Amsterdam
  • Richard Blythe, Melbourne
  • Sher Doruff, Amsterdam
  • Cathy van Eck, Zürich
  • Mark Fleischman, Cape Town
  • Abhishek Hazra, Bangalore
  • Anders Hultqvist, Gothenburg
  • Daniel Kötter, Constanze Fischbeck, Berlin
  • Tuija Kokkonen, Helsinki
  • Elina Saloranta, Helsinki
  • Sissel Tolaas, Berlin
  • Otto von Busch, Gothenburg
JAR is published by the Society for Artistic Research (SAR). "[SAR] was established in March 2010 as an independent, non-profit organisation for the purpose of publishing JAR." SAR:s institutional members are art and design schools and universities.

The journal invites submissions. JAR is peer-reviewed, but not the RC.

Sunday, 13 February 2011

Hz calls for articles

On-line journal Hz ( is looking for articles on New Media, Net Art, Sound Art, Electro-Acoustic Music, Virtual World/Machinima. We accept earlier published and unpublished articles in English. Please send your submissions to

Deadline: 1 March, 2011

Hz is published by the non-profit organization Fylkingen in Stockholm. Established in 1933, Fylkingen has been known for introducing yet-to-be-established art forms throughout its history. Nam June Paik, Stockhausen, Cage, Stelarc, etc. have all been introduced to the Swedish audience through Fylkingen. Its members consist of leading composers, musicians, sound artists, dancers, performance artists and video artists in Sweden.  For more information on Fylkingen, please visit or

The journal of music and meaning revamped

In the new issue, no. 9, of The journal of music and meaning, the editors announce that the journal will be published in blog format from now on. Entire issues will not be published at the same time. Instead, papers will appear in the blog when ready. The posts consists of and abstract, the author's credentials, and a link to the paper in PDF. This is good news, although I find the new format somewhat confusing, perhaps because the new issue lacks a table of contents.

JMM #9 contains some articles of particular interest to readers of this blog: