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Live Stage: Todd Reynolds at MaMOCA [us North Adams, MA]

m_ed0559617bcae9701e156f0545525c29.jpgTodd Reynolds :: Still Life with Microphone Version 10.5 :: Saturday, November 6, 2010 from 8:00pm – 9:30pm :: Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, 1040 Mass MoCA WAY , North Adams, MA 01247 :: $12 in advance / $16 day of / $10 students / 10% members discount ::

Bang on a Can violinist and composer Todd Reynolds lands classical music on its head. Controlling laptops, video and even guitar and percussion robots, he creates magic with a simple 17th-century violin. Featuring video by Luke DuBois, the films of Bill Morrison, and music machines by the League of Electronic Musical Urban Robots (LEMUR), Todd Reynolds’ Still Life with Microphone is a warm, human and passionate piece of concert theater, featuring music by him and for him by a host of New York music notables.


Oct 29, 2010
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Live Stage: An Evening of New Music and Video [us New York, NY]

spacejam1.jpgAn Evening of New Music and Video :: with Richard Lainhart (Guitar, Electronics, Films), Georkge Stadnik, Alex Carpenter (Guitar, Live Audio & Video Delay), James Ross (Guitar, Live Looping) :: Sunday, November 7, 2010 from 7:00pm – 10:00pm :: at Pianos, 158 Ludlow Street, New York, NY :: free ::

Richard Lainhart is an award-winning composer, author, and filmmaker – a digital artisan who works with sonic and visual data. Since childhood, he’s been interested in natural processes such as waves, flames and clouds, in harmonics and harmony, and in creative interactions with machines, using them as compositional methods to present sounds and images that are as beautiful as he can make them. Continue reading


Oct 27, 2010
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Live Stage: Launch of Meet the Composer Studio [us New York, NY]

mtc.jpgMeet the Composer launch of new Composer Studio :: Monday, November 15, 2010 at 7:30 p.m.:: @ 92Y Tribeca, 200 Hudson Street, New York, NY :: $15/$20 advance/door ::

Six rising composers from around the country come together at 92YTribeca to help launch Meet The Composer Studio, a new website that provides a virtual window into their creative lives. Through live performances, video clips and conversation, the composers will preview their latest projects, which will also be chronicled on the site. The resulting pieces will be unveiled in April 2011 at MTC’s Three City Dash, a one-time festival spotlighting composers from a trio of locales. Continue reading


Oct 26, 2010
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Open Call: EMPAC Artist-in-Residency Program [us Troy, NY]

empac.jpgEMPAC Artist-in-Residence Program :: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY, 12180, USA :: empac_air@rpi.edu :: Phone: +1 518.276.3921 :: Fax: +1 518.276.4107 ::

Since 2005, the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) has established a vibrant residency program that has hosted over 40 artists and their collaborators, spanning theater, dance, music, video, and installation. While EMPAC will continue its open call residency program, EMPAC is pleased to announce four additional focused initiatives:

Audio Production / Post‐Production

For sound recording, development of multichannel sound works, documentation, mastering, mixing, film scoring, or any other task involving microphones, speakers, consoles and computers. Continue reading


Oct 26, 2010
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Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music [ie Belfast]

sonic.jpgSonorities Festival of Contemporary Music : sounding/the/net :: November 4, 2010 through November 7, 2010 :: Sonic Arts Research Centre, School of Music and Sonic Arts, Queen’s University Belfast :: Admission is free to all events ::

This edition of Sonorities celebrates artistic collaboration by showcasing new work developed in the context of the Comedia Culture 2007 European project. This year’s festival extends from Belfast to Graz in Austria and Hamburg in Germany through a vibrant and eclectic collective of musicians, coming together to perform in, on and across the network. Continue reading


Oct 26, 2010
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Live Stage: Celebrating Max Neuhaus [us Beacon, NY]

neu_timepiecebeacon_low_res.jpgCelebrating the life and work of a brilliant sound artist, Max Neuhaus (and one who found a viable escape route from the percussion world…) Sunday, October 31, 2010 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. :: Dia Beacon, 3 Beekman Street, Beacon, NY :: Free with admission :: Reservations recommended ::

image: Max Neuhaus, drawing for Time Piece Beacon, 2005. © 2005 Max Neuhaus. Photo: Cathy Carver

An event to celebrate the work of Max Neuhaus and the recently published book Max Neuhaus: Times Square, Time Piece Beacon. David Shively will perform a selection of Neuhaus’s early concert realizations of works by New York School composers, followed by a special screening showing rarely seen films and videos of and by Neuhaus, including Phill Niblock’s 1967 Max and a recently discovered video documenting Drive-in Music. Continue reading


Oct 23, 2010
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Live Stage: Gareth Mitchell: Workshop for Composers [de Berlin]

gareth-mitchell1.jpg Workshop for composers (beginners and advanced) by Gareth Mitchell :: October 27-28, 2010 :: NK, Elsenstr. 52 2HH 2Etage 12059 Berlin ::
The number of participants is limited to 10 :: Participation fee is €15 ::

How have approaches to guitar and voice in songwriting changed? What has developed since (arguably) the renaissance in this area of the 60s and 70s? What has become acceptable and desirable to our ears? Have certain aspects of the form become less longer acceptable?

The following areas will be discussed and illustrated, partly in live form, partly prerecorded:

Approaches to voice: the Influence of other cultures i.e. World Music/ the internet, the increasing cross-polination of ideas caused by the influx of various diasporas. Effects-i.e. harmonisation, pitch correction, double tracking, filter sweeps, delay, echo Continue reading


Oct 20, 2010
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Live Stage: Julia Christensen, Sarah Paul: Unsung Torsos [us Cleveland, OH]

doe1.jpgThe Unsung Torsos: An Opera in Thirteen Parts:: By Julia Christensen and Sarah Paul :: Performed by: Christensen, Paul, and WAM! (Women and Art Music Ensemble) :: Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. :: at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio :: Reception at 7:00 p.m. :: Tickets: $5. Free for MOCA and Spaces members, and free for college students :: Call 216.421.8671 ext. 71 to reserve tickets, or click the link: http://www.mocacleveland.org/m

Music, video, and poetry converge in an original sonic narrative that celebrates the spirit of the innocent victims of the notorious 1930’s Cleveland “Torso Murders.” Experience the beauty and drama of this new, MOCA-commissioned multimedia opera written and performed by artists Julia Christensen and Sarah Paul, with contributions from the Women and Art Music Ensemble (WAM!) of Oberlin Conservatory. Continue reading


Oct 20, 2010
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Live Stage: Instrument for Unsent Letters [us New York, NY]

instrument.jpgInstrument For Unsent Letters | Audio Palimpsest :: Rebecca Adorno and Anis Haron :: Friday to Sunday, October 22 – 24, 2010 from noon to 6:00 p.m. :: Opening Reception: Friday, October 22, 2010 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. :: at Harvestworks, 596 Broadway, #602, New York, NY 10012 :: Free

In Rebecca Adorno’s Instrument for Unsent Letters, letters from strangers are collected through a blog where people write entries dedicated to someone in an anonymous way. They are then published in the form of audio clips as part of the installation. The random-automatized plucking of custom-made string instruments, by servomotors, controls the play back of the narrations. Continue reading


Oct 20, 2010
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Open Call Deadline Today for Networked Art: 3 @ $3,000

Turbulence.org and Pace Digital Gallery announce an Open Call for Networked Art to be commissioned for the exhibition Turbulence.org @ PaceDigitalGallery 2.

3 commissions @ $3,000 will be awarded. The deadline for proposals is November 1. The works will premiere at Pace and on Turbulence in April 2011.

The curators are seeking works that address the notion of “Levels | Hierarchies”, as in chains of command, levels of play, stages of life, degrees of comfort... Pace Digital Gallery is, itself, distributed across three floors of a building; within a broad stairwell to be precise. Practitioners are required to address the theme according to both the physical space and the distributed space of the Internet, where the works will permanently reside.
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Oct 15, 2010
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