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.microsound Call for Works

microsound.jpg.microsound community project: microacoustic music: What is .microsound? what will it sound like in 10 years time? Is it purely music made via digital means or can it shape shift into using acoustic musical instruments? What is the sound of microacoustic music? Let’s find out. Each microsound member gets a chance to describe what microacoustic music sounds like to .

GUIDELINES: – length: all works must be 2 minutes maximum – deadline: February 1 2010 – mp3 files: filenames use only ALPHANUMERICS; i.e. NO spaces (underbars_and-hyphens-are-OK), stereo, encoded at 192 – 320kbps and have ID3 tags!! please make sure they have ID3 tags!

Content: all sound sources are acoustic musical instruments with NO processing other than the following:
– mixing/layering
– editing (cut ‘n paste)
– slowing down or speeding up
– filtering/EQ

Instruments can be detuned, woodwinds played as percussion, stick a sax mouthpiece on a bassoon, contact mic’d, deconstructed, use extended techniques, destroyed or played ‘properly’ then (de)composed in editing

Files should be placed here. You MUST be subscribed to the list before you are allowed to upload files.

About .microsound

.microsound is an unmediated mailing list oriented toward discussion of the styles of digital and post-digital music promulgated by the proliferation and widespread adoption of digital signal processing (dsp) tools.

.microsound is not a “genre” mailing list, since this proliferation has occurred largely without regard for stylistic boundary. instead, .microsound presents itself as a forum for the discussion and exploration of a more general “digital aesthetic” manifesting across a wide variety of styles and disciplines — from academic computer music to post-industrial noise to experimental ambient and post-techno.

if you are having trouble write to Paulo or John and ask them to update the list (has to be done by hand IIRC). Remember to name and tag your files properly or they will be taken down.


Dec 23, 2009
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