For anyone interested in sound and sound recordings
Chris Cutler's PROBES #9 looks at some of the more oblique and extreme performance techniques applied to wind instruments and percussion.
A must read!
Here a small excerpt: "Orchestral instruments, like their players, are expected to eschew individuality and personality while, in a jazz context, the great soloists raise their…Continue
New podcast: Interview with the activist Marek Tuszynsk (Tactical Tech)
Interview with Marek Tuszynski about the main motivations and strategies behind…Continue
Taking the term soundscape as a starting point, this essay by José Manuel Berenguer addresses a number of concerns relevant to understanding the listening experience within art and everyday life. Tackling questions such as phenomenology, cognition, new media, aesthetics and the overlap between art and science, Berenguer engages in a critical analysis of recent sound art practices, using both significant historical examples and his own experience.
Available both as a PDF and…Continue