Eye of Sound: Those were the days: when the future wasn’t bright and dystopia was your daily bread; when apocalypse was just now and the winters cold as dead. Flower-power dreams withered, post-industrial gloom remained. Chris & Cosey’s rendez-vous is one with an era, a new stage in the history of gray when synth was to reign supreme paving Europe’s way to a new fantasy: the utopia of electric dreams. More details and videos available at ubu.com
The end of the world created in just 64 kilobytes. If you have a machine to run it, you can download the executable file here: pouet.net
All the numbers. All the laws. All the inventions. Thanks FrankJavCee !
Artist film-maker Luke Fowler and multidisciplinary artist Mark Fell discuss their collaborative project ‘Computers and Cooperative Music-Making’ (30 Oct 2015 – 07 Feb 2016), which examines the development of two early computer music languages, The Composers Desktop Project (CDP) and Hierarchical Musical Specification Language (HMSL).
“This video has been done to be seen in the “Videobox” an installation initiated by Thomas Isral and Jacques Urbanska. This installation is a box of 1 m by 2 m the lid is a projection screen. The viewer is alone lying down and watching the screen above him (less than a meter). The sound system surrounds the viewer.”Videobox” will be presented at various festivals.” – projet-percept.be
Directed by Hugo Arcier.
Music : Air “do the joy”
Mixing a track the proper way (p.s. the 4 band EQ that comes free with the desk )
1st place in pc 64k compo at Geeks can dance 2010 (File size is in fact only 30 kilobytes!). More information and to download for PC machines visit pouet.net
Robert Henke’s keynote presentation at Loop 2015 on dealing with the multitasking nature of modern music making, how to learn from machines, and the counter-intuitive yet undeniable value of failure as a driver of musical and technical innovation.
The strange story of Soviet music on the bone.
The iconic images of gramophone grooves cut onto x-rays of skulls, ribcages and bones have captured the collective imagination way beyond the music scene. Now for the first time, the complete story of the Soviet x-ray record has emerged, as told by the people who made it happen.
For more information on bone music and the x-ray audio project and book, visit x-rayaudio.com