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Live Stage: Grande exposition of Sound Art [fr Nantes]

logo.jpgGrande exposition of Sound Art :: Opening Friday, October 28, 2011 at 6: 00 p.m. – intermedia plateform :: APO33, 17 rue Paul Bellamy 44000 Nantes, France :: +33 02 51 89 47 16 ::

Exhibition open everyday from October 28, 2011 to November 6, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. :: 1 piece per day – 10 artists: Brandon Labelle :: Jenny Pickett :: Jason Kahn :: Christian Galarreta :: Achim Wollscheid :: Julien Poidevin ::
Kasper T Toeplitz :: Dominique Leroy :: Francisco Lopez :: Julien Ottavi ::

-Tuesday 1st of November :: First meeting – OpenSound Seminar :: Bastien Gallet what is a sound installation?
6:00 pm :: Free Entrance – Intermedia Plateform – Fabrique-Nantes Continue reading

Oct 23, 2011
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Live Stage: Tribute to Marianne Amacher [us Cambridge, MA]

maryanneamacher_250×345.jpgIntelligent Life :: The Second Tribute to Commemorate Electroacoustic Pioneer Marianne Amacher :: Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 4–9 p.m. :: MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology – ACT Cube, 20 Ames St., Cambridge, MA ::

4–6 PM Talks by Jana Winderen, Marina Rosenfeld, and Christopher Bergevin. Moderated by Micah Silver.
7–8 PM Sonic presentation by Jana Winderen
8–9 PM Diagram/for room and phonographic loudspeaker, sonic installation by Marina Rosenfeld
Curated by Ute Meta Bauer, ACT Director

October 22, 2011, marks the second anniversary of the passing of electroacoustic pioneer and CAVS fellow Maryanne Amacher. Intelligent Life is the title of an unrealized media opera that Amacher worked on for over a decade. Continue reading

Oct 21, 2011
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Live Stage: Music Hack Day [us Boston, MA]

boston-copy.jpgMusic Hack Day is coming up!:: Microsoft NERD, One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA. :: November 5th and 6th, 2011 :: Attendance is free but you need to register to guarantee a spot :: The site:

The goal of Music Hack Day is to explore and build the next generation of music applications. It’s a full weekend of hacking in which participants will conceptualize, create and present their projects. Music + software + hardware + art + the web. Anything goes as long as it’s music related.

What happens at a Music Hack Day? Lots of hacking, lots of pizza, very little sleep. Send your questions to Or, Sponsor the event :: We are looking for sponsors to help with the event. Interested? :: Contact us at

Oct 21, 2011
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EU_tracer by Paweł Janicki

eutracer_screen-0007.jpgPaweł Janicki’s EU_tracer is a media work that transforms Internet traffic into a variety of audiovisual forms. Continue reading

Oct 15, 2011
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Drawdio — by Jay Silver and Mitchel Resnick — lets you draw musical instruments on normal paper with any pencil (cheap circuit thumb-tacked on) and then play them with your finger.

Oct 15, 2011
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Reblogged Urban Audio, Composing with Traffic

Live Stage: Infernal Machines [us NYC]

larshans-300×174.jpgPerformance: Lars Graugaard and Hans Tammen’s Infernal Machines :: October 19, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. :: at AC Institute 547 W. 27th St. #610, New York, New York 10001 :: Admission: $15; $8 Students and Seniors.

“These talking machines are going to ruin the artistic development of music in this country. When I was a boy … in front of every house in the summer evenings you would find young people together singing the songs of the day or the old songs. Today you hear these infernal machines going night and day. We will not have a vocal cord left.” (John Phillip Sousa, testifying before the US Congress 1906). Continue reading

Oct 7, 2011
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A Short History of Printer Music

People have used machines to make music since the appearance of the machines themselves. There is plenty information about the evolution of music-making machines on the web, and even a whole community dedicated to it that looks actually as it was made around same time.

Watch James Houston’s masterpiece Big Ideas: Don’t get any – Radiohead cover to get a flavor of the topic.

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Oct 6, 2011
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NMR Commission: “PuréeData” by Ted Hayes

puree_data_300.jpgPuréeData by Ted Hayes [Optimized for Google Chrome]:

PuréeData is a web-browser interface for a single shared sound environment that allows live, collaborative patching for anyone, anywhere. Visitors interact with a shared PureData audio synthesis patch and listen to the results as an MP3 stream, with no software to install or set up. The project is open-source, and all are encouraged to modify, improve and set up their own PuréeData servers.

PuréeData is a 2011 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. for its Turbulence website. It was made possible with funding from the Jerome Foundation. Continue reading

Oct 4, 2011
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Live Stage: Ben Hogue and Kaleidoscope Music [us Jamaica Plain, MA]

243.jpg Sound artist Ben Houge, and his his real-time, six-channel, algorithmic sound installation Kaleidoscope Music :: October 6, 2011 through November 6, 2011 :: at The Axiom Center for New and Experimental Media, 141 Green Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 :: Located in the Green Street T Station on the Orange Line :: Opening reception Thursday, October 6, 2011 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.

Kaleidoscope Music takes its inspiration from the idea of a kaleidoscope, a device that refocuses attention on our everyday surroundings, transforming them into something unexpected and beautiful. Continue reading

Oct 3, 2011
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Networked_Music_Review (NMR) is a research blog that focuses on emerging networked musical explorations.


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