There was a long thread about pioneers of electronic music on twitter and the usual names cropped up but as is often the case there were names I hadn’t heard of and Jean Eichelberger Ivey is one of those names…shame on me.
On further listening, where have my ears been?
Better late than never for me here –
Jean Eichelberger Ivey
Jean Eichelberger Ivey (1923 – 2010) founded the Peabody Electronic Music Studio in 1967. Dr. Ivey has a large catalog of works in virtually every medium and is frequently represented on the programs of major orchestras and ensembles.
Piano, sounds of nature and electronics
Composer Jean Eichelberger Ivey
A Conversation with Bruce Duffie
Music by Jean Eichelberger Ivey for Voices, Instruments and Tape
Electro-acoustic music is an acquired taste, falling under the same banner as musique concrète and the lesser-used acousmatics. For 20 years, Montreal’s empreintes DIGITALis has been releasing a steady stream of this intricate, fascinating music, bringing award-winning compositions to the attention of larger audiences. But when we write larger, we still don’t mean large. There’s little of the […]
via Sophie Delafontaine ~ Accord ouvert — a closer listen
In order to appreciate electro-acoustics, one must lay aside all preconceptions…
and just immerse yourself in the sound : )
Kate Carr is a sound artist whose work investigates our relationship with the natural world, and explores place and non-place, being and imagining. Her music is often composed using field recordings and sounds sourced from location. Besides her recorded output and live performances, she has contributed to artist residencies that have taken her all over […]
via Interview with Kate Carr —
Lovely long interview here….
This piece explores sonic transmissions and emissions, radio, morse code, sonar, satellite, blue tooth, and wireless. From our efforts to track and transmit into our solar system using radio, to blue tooth connections across the room, this work examines the ephemeral sonic tools we use and the traces these leave as we attempt to reach each other. It is an ode to the fragility, dynamism and determination encapsulated in the ways we attempt to connect.
Contact is an edited version of a live performance at Radiophrenia Festival in Glasgow on May 15, 2019.
So you know when I said I had a lot in my draft file, well here’s something I put together in 2015 when I started this journey and forgot to post but fits really well in #Rolemodels.
I have often wondered…
WHAT IS SOUND ART?
This was part of a series on Sound Art and the women who have been and are, at the forefront of this highly eclectic and diverse art form but I never posted this until now…
Sound art is here to stay
Sound artist Susan Philipsz’s inclusion on the Turner prize shortlist should make Britain sit up and listen
Hear hear: Artangel sound art comes to Radio 4
John O’Mahony asks leading sound artists if their work is moving closer to the mainstream
Who is Susan Philipsz?
Ethereal dark undercurrents –
by Ekin Fil
Ambient, atmospheric, experimental, electronic, lofi, meditation, soundscape
Released May 3, 2019
At the moment, I am in semi offline state trying to get some projects of my own finished. However, I will not be abandoning things completely and anyway it gives me a good chance to finally post things that have mysteriously been left in my drafts, for a long time.
Let’s begin with this excoriating in a good way release from 2017 –
Artist: Heejin Jang Title: Trouble in the Camp Keywords:electronic experimental avant-garde experimental indie rock noise psychedelic rock synth United States Label: Doom Trip Unleashed on the special day of spookiness, the one that people named ‘Halloween’ are the fearful sounding spooky sounds from ‘Trouble in the Camp’ by Heejin Jang. It is best to hear […]
via Heejin Jang – Trouble in the Camp — Yeah I Know It Sucks