Sound Art

Festival: Skaņu Mežs

Polystylistic experimental music fest with Shabazz Palaces, Jlin, Moor Mother, AMM (Eddie Prevost, John Tilbury, Keith Rowe), Pharmakon, Roscoe …

Hyperlocal festival to take place in London and Buenos Aires

The joint location festival will run on 17 September at Cafe Oto, and on 25 November at Xirgu Espacio Untref, Atom Sound Art Space and Cuarto Apostol …

Buenos Aires

Unconscious Archives Festival launches in London this September

Unconscious Archives will host its first festival this year. The project, which was founded in 2011 by Sally Golding to explore the dialogue between …

Download Mendi and Keith Obadike's site-specific sound art app

The Harlem-based multimedia artists, whose past work explored the deep historical roots of house music, offer a free app designed to accompany you …

Electronic Music

Writing Between Resistance and Celebration

Maneo MohaleIt’s an interesting time to be a young poet in South Africa right now. With an eye toward reinvigorating a once stodgy, inaccessible, and …

South Africa

Subtropics Festival for Experimental Music kicks off in Miami | Miami Herald

Gustavo Matamoros’ beard has gone gray, but his passionate promotion of listening as a way of engaging the world remains fresh. Whether bats in the …

Night of Creation, Sour Beer Night, Tribal Market, Sound Art, Fireworks Views — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (6/28–7/4)

<b>WEDNESDAY 6/28</b> <b><br>* Stories My Friends Tell Me</b> @ Archestratus (160 Huron St), 7pm, FREE, It’s more important than ever for creative people to build …

California Publishers Champion Immigrant Stories

As a federal crackdown on undocumented immigrants spreads across the country, California publishers have responded with literary projects that breach …

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

Engine Room International Sound Art Competition winner announced

Held at London's Morley Gallery, the competition was judged by <i>The Wire</i>'s Publisher Tony Herrington alongside sound artist/composers Annie Mahtani and …

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> …

Bucket Lists

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

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 …

Urban Agriculture

How a Song About Baking Bread Inspired an Experimental Record Label

On a Tuesday night in January, Dragon's Eye Recordings artist Geneva Skeen saturates the Chinatown echo chamber known as Human Resources with a set …

Music

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

Art

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

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, which runs two iPhone marimba ringtones at different …

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

Hear Jasmine Infiniti and Turbo Sonidero's Sets from Club Chai, the West Coast's Dopest Femme-Run Party

The event happened last month in Oakland, and celebrated the release of the party's first compilation.<p><i>Photos and videos by Tio Sisi</i><p>Bay Area producers Jasmine Infiniti and Turbo Sonidero today shared their eclectically forceful live DJ sets from Oakland party and label Club Chai's one-year …

Electronic Music

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

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