Today’s Discovery – Are Euphoria by Dustin Wong & Takako Minekawa

 

“…dreamlike technicolor tapestries their songs have always explored, blossoming forward with each cycle of loops. Completely characteristic of their style, Wong and Minekawa achieve a density of textures, timbres, beats, and harmonies while remaining totally weightless, suspended in the air.”

Friday Focus – Ladyz in Noyz

Ladyz in Noyz

It is an ongoing series that celebrates experimental/fringe/noise/sound artists/musicians who are women. The projects represented span the globe and aim to increase gender diversity, visibility, and representation within music and sound arts.

It has further developed into an international inclusive collective network that furthers organizations and individuals with similar missions/interests.

Links to Ladyz in Noyz releases can be found here – http://www.corpuscallosumdistro.com/ladyz_in_noyz.html
Also……
LIN Australia

Reblog – Re-orienting Sound Studies’ Aural Fixation: Christine Sun Kim’s “Subjective Loudness”

 

Recommended reading and challenging the idea that listening is just with the ear, it does demand use of all senses.

Sounding Out!

Editors’ note: As an interdisciplinary field, sound studies is unique in its scope—under its purview we find the science of acoustics, cultural representation through the auditory, and, to perhaps mis-paraphrase Donna Haraway, emergent ontologies. Not only are we able to see how sound impacts the physical world, but how that impact plays out in bodies and cultural tropes. Most importantly, we are able to imagine new ways of describing, adapting, and revising the aural into aspirant, liberatory ontologies. The essays in this series all aim to push what we know a bit, to question our own knowledges and see where we might be headed. In this series, co-edited by Airek Beauchamp and Jennifer Stoever you will find new takes on sound and embodiment, cultural expression, and what it means to hear. –AB

A stage full of opera performers stands, silent, looking eager and exhilarated, matching their expressions to the…

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Friday Focus – Women Produce Music

WPM

Changing the Narrative

 

music | production | tech talk | songs | electronic | analogue | digital | in & out the box | studio space | events | stats | research | biz | education

Twitter – https://twitter.com/WPM_org

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/WomenProduceMusic

Friday Focus – Polyphones

Polyphones

“Polyphones is a space of visibility created for women in the field of sonic and musical experimentation. This is a network born out of the reality of the Parisian scene with national and international offshoots…. Polyphones aims to promote an artistic practice, through concrete actions, such as, organising concerts, events, workshops, skill sharing, pooling resources and promoting independant labels and micro­publications.
Polyphones is present locally and virtually and manifests itself as a regular fixture in different contexts and proposals.”

Also on Mixcloud

Reblog – a meeting of remarkable minds, a live radio discussion between annea lockwood and pauline oliveros from december 1972

News / Event – Teresa Rampazzi on WDR 3’s “Open Sounds: Studio Elektronische Musik” programme

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Frank Hilberg, producer of the channel WDR 3 of the Westdeutscher Rundfunk Cologne, and Reinhold Friedl, are the auhors of a two-hour-feature about the Electronic Music of “Nuove Proposte Sonore” (NPS) and Teresa Rampazzi.

I was interviewed by Reinhold Friedl on February 3rd for this purpose, alongside Francesca Rampazzi (Teresa Rampazzi’s daughter).

The documentary will air next Saturday night, at 22:04 on WDR 3 (it will be possible to listen to it on the WDR 3 Podcast in the forthcoming months).

Open Sounds | 27 May 2017, 22.04 – 23.00 Uhr | WDR 3

Open Sounds: Studio Elektronische Musik

Live-stream of the program: http://www1.wdr.de/radio/wdr3 –> click “Live hören” or go directly to: http://www1.wdr.de/radio/player/radioplayer106~_layout-popupVersion.html

gruppo-nps-100-_v-gseapremiumxl The N.P.S. Group during the first period 1965-1968: left to right, Memo Alfonsi, Ennio Chiggio, Rampazzi (with sunglasses), Serenella Marega, Gianni Meiners – Courtesy: Ennio Chiggio.

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