Sound

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The age of Electroacustics. Transforming Science and Sound

In his book "The age of Electroacustics", published by MIT Press, Roland Wittje traces the history of acoustics during the interwar period, leading an enquiry theoretically grounded in the physics and its transformation into the so called ‘technical acoustics’ or electroacoustic.
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Sonar+D: Creativity, Technology & Business

Sónar+D, the congress dedicated to creative technologies which will take place in Barcelona on June 14, 15, 16 and 17, announces today the program for its 2017 edition. The congress will bring together more than 100 activities, 180 speakers and around 5,000 accredited professionals from 2,100 companies and 60 countries. During 4 days, key figures and projects shaping the future of design, music and creative technologies will assemble in Barcelona.
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Sonar Barcelona: Music, Creativity & Technology

Björk completes the Sónar 2017 program with her immersive Virtual Reality exhibition at the CCCB, a talk at the Sónar+D congress and an exclusive 4-hour DJ set to open the festival. "Björk Digital" will take place at Barcelona’s Centre for Contemporary Culture (CCCB) between the 13th of June and the 24th of September. Visitors will be treated to an extraordinary immersive exhibition.
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(Italiano) Spring Attitude Festival

(Italiano) Il più raffinato e innovativo sound contemporaneo unito all’arte digitale, schegge di elettronica che incontrano il pop d’avanguardia, il folk a braccetto con il rap. La primavera di Roma fiorisce di suoni contaminati e sperimentali, nel nome della ricerca internazionale e della qualità artistica. Questa la cifra stilistica dell’VIII edizione di Spring Attitude - Festival internazionale di musica elettronica e cultura contemporanea - che torna nella Capitale dal 25 al 27 maggio forte delle 12.000 presenza dello scorso anno.
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Heribert Friedl at Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien

In the site-specific works of art that the artist Heribert Friedl (*1969 Feldbach, lives in Vienna) made for his exhibition at the Künstlerhaus – Halle für Kunst & Medien there is little to see—because Friedl believes that the visual allure that’s generally crucial to viewing art has worn thin. For the Künstlerhaus he’s developed a sound installation whose starting point is its location in the middle of the Graz City Park
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The Authority of Taste. Mattin and theses on noise

Sound artist Mattin and Martina Raponi started a conversation which is still on-going, and of which this unusual interview is part. It culminated in the drafting of a manifesto about noise. In this they sketched some ideas about how to frame a new conception about noise without falling again into a necessarily sonic categorization
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Sonic Acts Festival – The Noise of Being

The 17th edition of Sonic Acts titled The Noise of Being, takes place from 23 to 26 February 2017 in Amsterdam. The festival includes a conference, multiple exhibitions, concerts, performances and screenings, highlighting on a wide spectrum of contemporary practices.
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CTM 2017: Fear Anger Love

CTM 2017 FEAR ANGER LOVE will examine the unhinging and emancipatory potential of resonant (musical) emotion to question and challenge the status quo. Through 10 days of special projects, commissioned works, performances ranging from extreme noise explorations to contemporary club sounds and an intensive daytime programme, this 18th edition continues CTM Festival’s ongoing intent to make space for radical forms of musical expression and dissonant emotion.
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Jens Brand: Tetraktys

Four automated aerial drones make up the sound installation TETRAKTYS, which the Berlin-based artist Jens Brand developed specifically for the Project Space of ... READ MORE...
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Not just a matter of nostalgia: loving the vinyl record in the digital age

The return of the use of vinyl is a nostalgic issue or a reaction to the digital world, preferring a specific auditory experience? Vinyl: the Analogue Record in the Digital Age, a book of 2015, written by Dominique Bartmanski and Ian Woodward responds at this question assuming an historical, unique and not at all obvious perspective.
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Justin Wiggan: Life Echo

Until January at BOM in Birmingham is on show Echo Life, the revolutionary experiment by Justin Wiggan,that interweaves sound and memory. Project born in collaboration with the John Taylor Hospice in Erdington, is an intimate journey through memory to identify key sound triggers in a person’s life.
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(Italiano) Zimoun: 605 prepared dc-motors, cardboard boxes

(Italiano) Inaugura sabato 22 ottobre alle 18.00 nell'ambito di NODE festival, “605 prepared dc-motors, cardboard boxes”, prima mostra personale in un museo italiano dell’artista svizzero Zimoun, noto per le sue opere che uniscono sound art e architettura degli spazi.
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