Sound Art

California Publishers Champion Immigrant Stories

California publishers have mounted ambitious and unconventional projects about the immigrant experience, even as the federal government gets tougher …

Immigration

EX.365 The Hour: Abstract turntablism, Arcadia, Pinch - 2017.06.01

In this episode, we cover golden-era dubstep, Arcadia's outlandish festival design and using turntables for sound art.

Electronic Music

'Forgotten Songs' Sound Sculpture

A collaboration of art and ornithology mourns the calls of Sydney's lost birds.<p>Suspended above Angel Place, a pedestrian lane that runs between …

Weird

François J. Bonnet – The Order of Sounds

François J. Bonnet is perhaps better-known to readers of these pages by his pseudonym Kassel Jaeger, under which he has released a number of very …

Philosophy

Me in my studio: Heinali

Welcome<p><b>Hailing from Kiev, Ukraine, Oleg Shpudeiko is a self-taught composer and sound designer who’s worked on a range of film, TV and videogame</b> …

Guitar

Stoned in Seattle: 13 fun places to go when you’re high - Curbed Seattle

It’s that day again—4/20—but another day of sitting on your couch is boring. We live in a beautiful city with plenty of fun things to do, and a ton of interesting things to stare at.<p>Just remember, Legal Marijuana Purchasers of the Greater Seattle Area: It's "unlawful to open a package containing …

Seattle

KOMA’s Field Kit, connecting contacts pickups, and motors, is now reality

So much of the idea of signal and the definition of an audio “mixer” is fixed, we’ve begun to take these concepts for granted. Microphones plus line …

Crowd Funding

Interactive sound art and an urban farm feature in highlights from Tuesday afternoon at IKEA Festival

In our second broadcast from the IKEA Festival at Milan design week, we explored an open-source urban farm design and watched an interactive music …

Festivals

Reviewed: Friday Likes 198: From Monotypo, Chmela, and Bond

“From Monotypo, Chmela, and Bond” A fairly wide variety of styles and clients this week, with work from Guadalajara, Macov, and Helsinki.Evreka by …

Identity

Sonic youth: Alexander Calder’s great-grandson Gryphon Rue organises sound art show in Marfa

Alexander Calders great-grandson, the artist and musician Gryphon Rue, has organised a group exhibition at Ballroom Marfa in Texas where sound, or a …

Art

This Sound Art Project Imagines a Steve Reich Remix of Your Ringtone

You'll never look at an iPhone the same way again.<p>Bored with your current ringtone? Wish you could get one of the greatest composers of all-time to come up with music that plays every time your mom calls? "Steve Reich Is Calling" is a project designed by New York-based programmer Seth Kranzler, …

Music

What you hear is what you get: An ASU professor displays 40 years of sound art at the West campus

Richard Lerman's exhibition shows his entire collection of sound and video from all over the world like Chile and the Arctic Circle<p>A professor and …

Student Journalism

The Gardner Museum Is Opening a New Sound Art Exhibit

It’ll make you rethink the way you perceive sound.<p>March 1, 2017, 9:48 a.m.<p>Photo Provided<p>In a new contemporary exhibit, the Isabella Stewart Gardner …

Boston

5 Secret Spots in San Francisco You Haven't Discovered Yet

San Francisco is the official American capital of counterculture, possessing the largest percentage of hippies and wacky folks per square hectare. …

San Francisco

Enter the wondrous world of Walter Giers’ electronic sound art

Few people could make circuits into art quite like Walter Giers. He made them into visual objects, into aesthetic and design statements, into loud …

Two hours of video covers over a century of history of sound art

And hello, spring semester. Here’s an exhaustive (and fascinating) lecture on the history of sound art – by a philosopher.Philosopher Christoph Cox …

Art

ONSIA Sound Art Named Title Sponsor of 2017 WMX Championship Series

Brand-New Series Logo Released<p><b>MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (February 8, 2017)</b> - MX Sports Pro Racing, along with the American Motorcyclist Association and …

Motorsport

Call for Entries Open for the 2017 A’Design Awards

The fruity toilet paper rolls went viral worldwide and won an A’ Design Award! It may seem like a nutty idea, but designer Kazuaki Kawahara found a …

Illusion

Machine transforms cable twists and turns into atmospheric sounds

Before the arrival of truly wireless earphones like Earin and Apple's AirPods, mobile music lovers will likely have been regularly troubled with …

Gear & Gadgets

Sound art: album covers by Ai Weiwei, Ed Ruscha and more – in pictures

Musicians from Kanye West to Sigur Rós have employed A-list artists to design their album sleeves – flick through some of the best

Art

The layers of Valletta’s soundscape | Renzo Spiteri

<b>First things first: as one of Malta’s most prominent all-professional musicians, how would you describe the past year, and what are you looking</b> …

Malta

Against Participation

At first, I thought it was a joke.<br>A colleague at UC Santa Cruz asked me to participate in a social practice symposium called Against Participation. …

Participation

G Douglas Barrett: Beyond Sound

<i>[]</i><b></b>G Douglas Barrett’s musical art touches upon subjects of psychotherapy, debt, finance, transgender identity, property, and ownership—all without …

Various Artists – Aqua Matrix

Running water must be up there alongside birdsong, passing cars, and church bells as one of the most frequently heard sounds in contemporary field …

Water

Free album released today - Sounds of the Year 2016 - Cities & Memory | Field Recordings, Sound Map, Sound Art

It’s time for our traditional end-of-year summary of some of the best reimagined sounds from Cities and Memory, which we present here as a free album …

Music

Breadwoman rises: The Making of a modern mystic

<i>After choosing Anna Homler & Steve Moshier’s Breadwoman as our favourite reissue of 2016, find out more about the release with this in-depth</i> …

Music

Eaters share soundtrack to ‘Eyes Have Brightened’ installation which is happening at Knockdown Center

As mentioned, Brooklyn electronic duo <b>Eaters</b> are part of Parquet Courts big <i>Knock! Knock! Down! Down!</i> show at Queens’ Knockdown Center on Saturday …

Art

Launch for Salomé Voegelin and Thomas Gardner’s new sound art book

David Toop and Claudia Molitor are among the featured contributors in the forthcoming book <i>Colloquium: Sound Art–Music</i>The new Zero Books publication</i> …

Music

3LEAVES call for submissions

3LEAVES is a label based in Hungary that has been responsible for releasing some of the most interesting works in the areas of field recording and …

Earbuds

Art questions you’ve always wanted to ask but were reluctant to

<i>Courtesy Gallery Espace, Delhi; GALLERYSKE; Jennifer Fiore; Courtesy Subodh Gupta and Hauser & Wirth; Thomas Müller; Devika Daulet Singh; Courtesy</i> …

Art