Browsing articles tagged with " electronics"
Apr
13

Sonia Paço-Rocchia – 13 April 2011

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sonia

Sonia Paço-Rocchia [sonja’ pa’so rɔ’kja] is a young artist who took a degree in Instrumental and Electro-Acoustic Composition from the Université de Montréal after a double collegial diploma in natural sciences and music. She studied composition with Michel Tétreault, José […]

Feb
10

Rodrigo Constanzo, Ray Evanoff, and Iain Harrison – 10 February 2011

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New trio featuring our very own Rodrigo Constanzo, along with Ray Evanoff, which you might remember from Atemnt, who released an amazing CD on NUS Records, and Iain Harrison. This is their CD launch tour/gig. The record is amazing. For […]

Feb
9

Rodrigo Constanzo, Ray Evanoff, and Iain Harrison – 9 February 2011

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New trio featuring our very own Rodrigo Constanzo, along with Ray Evanoff, which you might remember from Atemnt, who released an amazing CD on NUS Records, and Iain Harrison. This is their CD launch tour/gig. The record is amazing. For […]

Dec
8

Daniele Ledda – 8 December 2010

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About Daniele Ledda Composer. He studied wind instruments, piano, composition, electronic music, information technology. He worked as a teacher, and in the field of composition, improvisation, sound recording, electronic music, music for dance, for video and theater. He has worked with: […]

Dec
1

Parallax – 1 December 2010

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Parallax is one of those rare and lucky collaborations where there is a great sense of chemistry from the very beginning. Since forming the group in 2008 they have toured and recorded extensively in Europe, and present a selection of […]

Nov
14

Kacper Ziemianin, Peter Smith and James Stephen Finn – 14 November 2010

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Artist: Kacper Ziemianin, Peter Smith and James Stephen Finn Bio: London based musicians, Kacper Zieminian, Peter Smith and James Stephen Finn, each coming from different backgrounds, met in 2007 at Middlesex University where making noise together was a natural consequence. […]

Nov
11

The Inclusion Principle – 11 November 2010

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We decided to base the name on a theory of the research physicist Wolfgang Pauli. we found a correlation in that we both worked with a digital scalpel on fields of microsounds; a science which took both our instruments and […]

Nov
1

Diatribes – 1 November 2010

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d’incise: laptop, objects, treatements 
Cyril Bondi: drums, percussions 
and guest(s):… “magnetic freedom, interaction, intensity and fluctuation, breaths, quiverings, cracklings, bearings, masses, crash, chaos. Sound matter builded, deformed, tears off influence of the reason, imploses and becomes again the dreams behind […]

Oct
14

Graculus – 14 October 2010

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Graculus is an improvising duo consisting of Richard Harding (acoustic & electric guitars) and Phil Hargreaves (saxophone & flute). Originally, the duo formed for a one-off show at Tate Liverpool in 2008, but the partnership blossomed over the next 2 […]

Sep
9

_Scape – 9 September 2010

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Brothers Norm and Rod Skipp (electronics and ‘cello) combine forces again as _scape to unveil a sonic palette featuring live electronics, instrumental performance and improvised sound. Originally formed in 2008, the duo explore the interaction of live and pre-composed electronics […]

Jun
10

Partwildhorsesmaneonbothsides – 10 June 2010

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Pascal Nichols and Kelly Jones have shared the stage with acts such as Sonic Youth, Black Dice, Hrsta, Vanishing Voice, moha!, the A Band, KK Null, Birds Of Delay, Rhys Chatham, Sunburned Hand Of The Man, Lucky Dragons, Corsano Flower […]

May
13

Richard Scott & Phil Marks – 13 May 2010

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Phillip Marks has been performing and promoting improvised music in Manchester, the UK, and Europe since the mid-80s. He is a founder member of Bark! and has been playing with pianist Stephen Grew and saxophonist Mick Beck  for the best […]

Mar
12

Orfeo 5 – 12 March 2010

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Orfeo 5 Podcast

Orfeo 5 are Shaun Blezard (electronics) and Keith Jafrate (saxophones). they use improvisation to find structure and vice versa, in music that is romantic and narrative and mysterious all at once, playing long pieces which evolve over time to create a sense […]

Feb
11

Apropos – 11 February 2010

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Apropos Podcast

Apropos are Iain Harrison (saxophones) and Scott Mc Laughlin (computer), playing music that lives  somewhere between the composed/notated and the freely improvised. Scott Mc Laughlin is a composer (studies with PA Tremblay, Bryn Harrison, Christopher Fox and James Saunders) whose […]

Nov
12

Gift of Life / Filario Farinoppo – 12 November 2009

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“Gift of Life” is a freely improvising duo consisting of Timothy McCormack on flutes & bassoons and Ray Evanoff on amplified cymbal & objects. They began playing together shortly after meeting at the Uni. Huddersfield in the fall of 2008, […]

Oct
8

Tullis Rennie / Laptop Workshop Performance – 8 October 2009

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Tullis Rennie is an electronic musician currently based in Barcelona. He is one man with a laptop, some instruments, one very long pair of legs and some nice friends with beautiful vocal talents, all fueled with a tasty packet of […]

Sep
27

Rodrigo Constanzo / PA Tremblay CD Release Party – 27 September 2009

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It all started with a gig. Rodrigo Constanzo and PA Tremblay shared a stage in late 2008 and both enjoyed each others playing so much that a recording date was arrange for early 2009. This CD is that recording date. […]

Apr
9

The Red Box – 9 April 2009

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The Red Box

The Red Box – Radioactive Princess enters Stage Right through a whirlwind of pure noise offering up a saucer full of proto-jazz. Non-songs fed on the children of improv, anchored by a rhythmic intensity at their centre. Concentrated moments filtered through long lost vinyl, deflecting like […]

Mar
12

Diva Abrasiva – 12 March 2009

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Diva Abrasiva

Lin Zhang(CN): Synths, Curving harmonic guitar, Machinedrum, Circuit bents, Trumpet + Obumpet, Power tools, Deconstruction material, Bamboo Sheng, Er Hu, Xun(vessel flute), Non-therapeutic singing bowl, Teeth and Tooth brash,… Matthew Salewski(US): Bass, Clarinet, Ned Kelly bucket, Washing machine back panel, […]

Nov
13

Fonik – 13 November 2008

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Fonik

Formed by ex – members of Psychiatric Challenge to carry on the performance and promotion of
alternative, experimental forms of music and improvisation. They have releases on Electronic Musik,
Casual Seizures, Earth Monkey, Classwar Karaoke & Knife in the Toaster. http://www.myspace.com/fonikfonik

About The Noise Upstairs

The Noise Upstairs is an improv collective which runs a free-improv night in Manchester. The basic premise is that anyone can turn up and join in by putting their name in the hat. Names are pulled out, ensembles formed, and hearts broken.

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