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NEWS UPDATE – SYRPHE – TODAYS DISCOVERY – FAR EAST ASIAN ELECTRONIC ARTISTS

SYRPHE has a new website with articles, gig lists and this piece –

Feminism in electronic and experimental music, the failure of most Westerners.

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Interesting perspective here and a wonderful insight into what artists are creating in other parts of the World, namely Africa and Asia. I have cited Syrphe on many occasions as a site that tirelessly promotes the creativity of artists in the electronic and experimental fields and the original playlists that I had on 8Tracks were based on the discoveries that I came across via Syrphe. The 8Track playlists I am in the middle of replicating on SoundCloud but this exhaustive list will add to the roster of artists I have linked with from not only Africa and Asia but also South America.
Finally, I recommend you read this article and discover for yourself. It’s great that there is an index of many of the under represented artists as well as the more known.

Here is a recommendation from last year but it still stands –

Todays recommendation from the Syrphe label is this wonderful sampler of  Far East Asian  experimental electronic artists and I shall be discovering more in the coming season but in the meantime –

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EVENT NEWS – PoL # 20 Museum of Portable Sound – Grand Opening Gala

This seems really interesting…

Points of Listening

With John Kannenberg
Date: Wednesday November 11th, 2015
Time: 18:30
Venue: London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle | meet in reception of LCC
Free with limited capacity
To reserve a place please email: s.voegelin@lcc.arts.ac.uk

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The Museum of Portable Sound is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and exhibition of acoustic objects: cultural artefacts related to the history and culture of sound. With a specific focus on portability, digital initiatives, and community engagement, we bring the culture of sound to the public, one listener at a time. By eschewing a typical architectural model and operating solely as a wandering, portable museum, our institution questions the traditional museum model by leveraging its own portability towards investigating what a museum can and should sound like in the 21st century. With collections spanning the natural sciences, music, art, culture, and portable recoding technologies, our visitors are able to experience the culture of sound in…

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CONFERENCE NEWS – Alternative Histories of Electronic Music

Hurry deadline is nearly here to submit papers and be part of creating an Alternative Electronic History or even to correct the history : )

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International Conference: Alternative Histories of Electronic Music: 15–16 April 2016, The Science Museum Research Centre, Queen’s Gate, London. Call for papers (Deadline: 31 October).

"Clavecin électrique" by Original: Jean-Baptiste Delaborde: https://goo.gl/tXtrhw “Clavecin électrique” by Jean-Baptiste de Laborde in 1761 – https://goo.gl/tXtrhw

The story of the genesis and development of electronic/electroacoustic music is often told in the same familiar way. Experiments in musique concrète in Paris and elektronische Musik in Cologne played a central role in European developments, while activities in New York such as those of the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, John Cage and his Music for Tape-Recorders group, and Louis and Bebe Barron are frequently proffered as the most prominent American contributions. These activities were significant, of course; but they were not the only progenitors of modern-day electronic music. There are many, many other ways in which the story of electronic music’s history and development could be told. Read More.

Invited Speakers: Sarah Angliss, Georgina Born…

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REBLOG – Electronicgirls Label: CALL FOR SOUNDS

This looks both interesting and a challenge.

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f07aabf7-e35b-4cd7-a678-0c2a2bc1721aI am pleased to share this CALL FOR SOUNDS received from my “electric” friends ELECTRONICGIRLS

DEADLINE 25.12.15

On the occasion of its 6th anniversary, Electronicgirls is pleased to announce Pleiadi: call for sound, a project aimed at the realization of a new release in free-dowload from January 9th.

This year we seek the generation of a collective sound piece: Pleiadum Constellatio. Participants will be asked to submit a 6 minute piece of music composed following the Instructions for the Realization by Johann Merrich.

Each piece of music can be heard individually or in a collective track format, a single body of sound made by the sum of each submitted piece.

The complete work will be presented during electronicgirls release party – 6th anniversary of the netlabel.

how to apply

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EVENT – German Shows with Julia Holter

It’s Monday catch up and here is the first Event post from Delphine Dora.

NEWS / EVENT – Brighton Digital Festival Radio // Future Sounds Conference

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I will be talking at Brighton’s Digital Radio Festival on Sept 24th part of a day long conference being run by Totally Radio a day of inspiring conversation, music, live broadcast and sound art at radio’s cutting edge. More info

http://brightondigitalfestival.co.uk

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NEWS / EVENT – Announcing: Delia Derbyshire Day 2016 at HOME, MCR