Sound Art

The Ambient Sound Art of Porya Hatami

Iranian electronic musician Porya Hatami has no interest in making you dance. Part of a robust and fertile Iranian underground electronic scene, his …

Music

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 …

Logos

This Is How You Break Into My House to Find Me: An Interview with Sxip Shirey

Sxip Shirey found recent success with "Woman of Constant Sorrow", and now discusses robotic bells, the pleasure of composing for circuses, and his …

Music

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, …

iPhone

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

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 …

Sound Design

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 …

Christoph Cox on The History of Sound Art, Full Lecture

Here’s an interesting lecture philosopher Christoph Cox gave recently (January 18) in connection with a sound intervention by Andrea Hornick in the …

Machine transforms cable twists and turns into synth sounds

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

EDM

9 amazing braais!

When we think of summer, a range of different activities come up (swimming, hiking, etc.) – and one of the most awaited summer activities is …

Interior Design

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

Between Tension and Echoes: The Sonic Spaces of Rubén D’Hers

Venezuelan artist Rubén D’hers has published some video documentation of his latest sculptures/installations, such as jaula nerviosa, in which …

Art

Dirty Ear, A Research Platform for Contemporary Sound Studies and Sound Art

Dirty Ear, first edition<p>With six editions already, Dirty Ear Forum is a project of Errant Bodies dedicated to explore sound studies and sound art in …

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

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

The best free sound design tools 2016 - Cities & Memory | Field Recordings, Sound Map, Sound Art

Last year, we asked Cities and Memory artists to give us a rundown of the best sound design software of 2015 (and we’ll be doing the same again later …

Sound Design

Shame on the Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution should be ashamed for failing to include hearing induction loops for its videos and films, for people who are hard of hearing, in the new National Museum of African American History and Culture. Twenty-six years after the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act …

Art

Amusement arcade meets sound art at Mechanical Music

Bass Balls combines the flipper-flipping thrills of an old-school game with unexplored avant-garde territory.

Flute

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

Whistling steel sound sculpture unveiled in Centretown

'The piece is a response, in many ways, to its surroundings'<p>A nearly five-metre-tall sound sculpture in the shape of a tree, made up of dozens of …

Recreation

Entertainment

Two members of Syria's White Helmets humanitarian organization, the subject of an Academy Award-nominated film, will be attending the Oscars Feb. 26 …

Entertainment

Close Your Eyes to Experience the Sound of a Digital Swamp - Creators

A system of sound modules and flashlights replicates the natural chorus of insects, amphibians, birds and other swamp creatures in Belgrade-based artist Bojana Petkovic's <i>Swamp Orchestra.</i> Petkovic creates a “sound ecosystem” in which the exhibition’s visitors can explore “the realm of natural and …

Art

Inside Flesh Videos Mix Fashion, Art and Porn

<b>Inside Flesh</b> was founded by artistic collective whose members are husband and wife – Piotr Wegrzynski and Sylvia Lajbig, creating videos that go …

Audio fail: why is so much sound art so bad?

Susan Philipsz and John Cage have shown that the genre has claims to greatness, but two works in Edinburgh betray the emptiness of much sound art<p>Sunlight is streaming into an Edinburgh chapel. On speakers spaced throughout this gothic building, people are talking. Sometimes they burst into song. …

Art