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Reblog – Amy Cutler ~ Örö Tape: Fieldtrips of the Damned / Marina Rosenfeld & Ben Vida ~ Vertice — a closer listen

Reblog – Amy Cutler ~ Örö Tape: Fieldtrips of the Damned / Marina Rosenfeld & Ben Vida ~ Vertice — a closer listen

What is the purpose of recorded sound? As music lovers, we live and breathe it. But what is its raison d’être? Recordings transport us into distant places or timeframes. They prompt emotional and intellectual responses. The aural can complement visual and spatial arts. It can be raw material for further sonic explorations. Perhaps multi-disciplinary artists […]

via Amy Cutler ~ Örö Tape: Fieldtrips of the Damned / Marina Rosenfeld & Ben Vida ~ Vertice — a closer listen

Spotlight On…

Ain Bailey

Ain Bailey

Sound Artist, DJ, Sound Play

” uses field recordings and found sounds and are inspired by ideas and reflections on silence and absence, architectural urban spaces, and feminist activism. Her electroacoustic compositions are created for a variety of forms, including multichannel and mixed media installations, moving image soundtracks, live performance and dance ”

Ain Bailey

British Music Collection 


Dr Norah Lorway

Dr Norah Lorway

Lecturer, Researcher, live Coding, drones and beats

Music on the xylem record label

norah lorway


Anna Xambo

Anna Xambo, PhD
” Senior Lecturer at DMU. Experimental electronic music maker. Co-Founder of WoNoMute at NTNU. Co-Founder of online records label Carpal Tunnel.”

pyr247 – H2RI  Generated music using her self-built tool MIRLC

 

 

Anna Xambó

 

 

 

Spotlight On…

Cecile Babiole

Cecile Babiole

” …visual and audio arts through installations and performances that investigate digital medias with irony”

Cecile Babiole


Clara de Asis

Clara de Asis

“…electroacoustics and minimal approaches to sound….highlights simplicity, non-intervention and active listening”

 

Clara de Asís


Alexandra Cardenas

Alexandra Cardenas

Composer/Programmer/Improviser/Live Coder

tiemposdelruido

Beatriz Ferreyra ~ Echos +

At the moment, like many, I find myself taking a step back and reflecting on how to move forward but not sure how my little journey in sound will progress.
In the meantime I am using my time to catch up and revisit sites and reviews I have missed, this being a case from A Closer Listen.
Actually, I spent this afternoon listening in full to Echos+ and it seems sonically to reflect the mood.

a closer listen

There’s a memorial aspect to acousmatic sounds that can lead towards a conceptual end-point usually avoided by Schaefferian humanism: the severing of the sound from its source is a kind of death. Echos + is an in-depth exploration of their afterlife, the composer turned into a caretaker (without the apocalyptic overtones of the famous project of the same name) dedicated to the consideration of sounds’ new state. Like a written document, the recording marks an aural element’s transition from life into its other, a technological aid that turns preservation into an art of re-signification. To care for these sounds in death is not to simply reproduce them, nor is it to circumscribe them in a narrative about mourning for the loss of a certain world, but to help reconfiguretheir meaning in a context that is no longer their own.

Echos +is made up of three pieces that work precisely…

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Buy Music Lists

Thought I would put together some lists to help support in a very small way, artists, labels and collectives at this difficult time during the COVID-19 pandemic and also simply because it’s music that needs to be heard : )

I’ll add new lists regularly but here are the first two.

As always – No order. No preferences.

#1 – Collectives and Compilations

chiptune

 


Feminatronic Buy Music Club – Let’s Stick Together #2

Electro Strings

 

 

Hi Everyone…Whoever, Wherever

To support musicians during the Covid-19 pandemic, Bandcamp is waiving our revenue share on all sales this Friday, March 20, from midnight to midnight PST.

Unfortunately, I can’t post everyone’s links here as there are just too many artists, labels and collectives – luckily.

However, we can all help a little, if we buy something via Bandcamp today. Go on…. You know you want to

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I realise not everyone is on Bandcamp, so like many others out there, I will continue to do just what I’ve been doing so far, highlighting electronic artists on as many platforms as possible.

Speak to you all soon and in the meantime I send all my best wishes wherever and whoever, fwiw : )

O / feminatronic

 

Listening to…

Plug -in: Concerto of Electroacoustic Composers by Various Artists

Electronic, experimental, ambient, electroacoustic, live-coding, sound art, soundscape, techno


LILA I: Latin American Livecoders by Various Artists

Electronic, experimental, ambient, latinamerica, live coding, livecode, sound art, soundscape,

 

 

Listening to…

Compilado Feminoise México
released February 19, 2019

Valley Girl by Madalyn Merkey
released April 2, 2014

Suma Love by Tropical Rock
released January 1, 2015

Tropical Rock is Kathleen Baird & Camilla Padgitt-Coles


Radiant Stars by Lucette Bourdin
released December 12, 2009

Spotlight On…

I have been having a giant clear-out and I found loads of scraps of paper accumulated over the last 8 years with artist names on them.
So I’ve decided that for 2020 I will post a few here at a time and add them to the artist directory, as well as posting on Twitter and Facebook.

There are many…

As usual, no order – no preference

Patrizia Oliva

Patrizia Oliva

Singer, auteur, improviser of experimental music that crosses electronics, electro-acoustic, free jazz and performing arts.

 


Victoria Lundy

Victoria Lundy

Theremist – “Recently she’s been concentrating on solo ambient work exploring the expressive qualities of the theremin”


Xuan Rong

Xuan Rong

Electronic, ambient electronic, atmospheric, dark experimental, industrial

Spotlight On…

I have been having a giant clearout and I found loads of scraps of paper accumulated over the last 8 years with artist names on them.
So I’ve decided that for 2020 I will post a few here at a time and add them to the artist directory, as well as posting on Twitter and Facebook.

There are many……

As usual, no order – no preference

Aleyda Moreno Ramirez

Aleyda Moreno Ramirez

” The essential elements in her musical creation is the sensory experience of the sound, the sensuality of the music and transmit deep emotions through of gestual with a rich timbre and color and contrasting emotional states.”


PAMELIA KURSTIN

Pamelia Stickney /  Kurstin


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Wild Anima