Pushing and Pulling – Ego Crushing in Improvised Performance

Pete Swanson in conversation. I record everything live.  It’s all improvised on hardware and mixed live to two tracks, which I’ll edit down into something useable later.  I don’t really use a computer to make music beyond recording that one

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Pushing and Pulling – Ego Crushing in Improvised Performance

Pete Swanson in conversation. I record everything live.  It’s all improvised on hardware and mixed live to two tracks, which I’ll edit down into something useable later.  I don’t really use a computer to make music beyond recording that one

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My first year viva…

Starting with intention… My original abstract read: Aurality and the modern urban landscape – An exploration of the city as a prime motivator for intermedia analysis My research explores the notion of place, identity and the sonic representation of urban spaces.

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My first year viva…

Starting with intention… My original abstract read: Aurality and the modern urban landscape – An exploration of the city as a prime motivator for intermedia analysis My research explores the notion of place, identity and the sonic representation of urban spaces.

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Bibliography

Bailey, D. (1992). Improvisation: Its Nature and Practice in Music. England. Da Capo Press. Cascone, K. (2000). The Aesthetics of Failure: ‘Post-Digital’ Tendencies in Contemporary Computer Music. Computer Music Journal, 24 (4), 12-18. Chion, M. (2006) David Lynch, 2nd Edition. London,

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Bibliography

Bailey, D. (1992). Improvisation: Its Nature and Practice in Music. England. Da Capo Press. Cascone, K. (2000). The Aesthetics of Failure: ‘Post-Digital’ Tendencies in Contemporary Computer Music. Computer Music Journal, 24 (4), 12-18. Chion, M. (2006) David Lynch, 2nd Edition. London,

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Jean-Luc Godard

The director as architect… a thoughtful little, 6 minute, movie at the BFI site. … existing locations, build new sets, compose and arrange spaces. Establish a new and complex spatial relationship within the frame of the image. Building spaces that change

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Jean-Luc Godard

The director as architect… a thoughtful little, 6 minute, movie at the BFI site. … existing locations, build new sets, compose and arrange spaces. Establish a new and complex spatial relationship within the frame of the image. Building spaces that change

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Urban Ghosts: Lovely article, worth a look!

Urban Ghosts: Remnant Stories of Building Demolition & Graffiti Removal “Photographing decay is not a new trend, but the focus of such images tends to be on the aesthetics of destruction rather than what the remains of old architecture or carefully

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Urban Ghosts: Lovely article, worth a look!

Urban Ghosts: Remnant Stories of Building Demolition & Graffiti Removal “Photographing decay is not a new trend, but the focus of such images tends to be on the aesthetics of destruction rather than what the remains of old architecture or carefully

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Capital: New York, Capital of the 20th Century

Having spent a good two months cradling Capital, I can now admit that I will never finish it – in the same way that I will never finish reading the internet. Gilda Williams – Art Monthly 392 p.34 “When Benjamin’s

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Capital: New York, Capital of the 20th Century

Having spent a good two months cradling Capital, I can now admit that I will never finish it – in the same way that I will never finish reading the internet. Gilda Williams – Art Monthly 392 p.34 “When Benjamin’s

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Useful words

Some useful words: Allegory – using the veneer of one narrative to disguise the meaning of another. Ambiguity – deliberately cryptic or inexact expression Anchoring – the physical and metaphysical rooting of a building to the context of its setting.

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Useful words

Some useful words: Allegory – using the veneer of one narrative to disguise the meaning of another. Ambiguity – deliberately cryptic or inexact expression Anchoring – the physical and metaphysical rooting of a building to the context of its setting.

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Mixing Algorithms

I love the internet – Very interesting piece written by Mike Christenson from North Dakota State University,ND, US that I found online; this section is of particular relevance for me… “The value of serendipity in science is well-known(1). The idea

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Mixing Algorithms

I love the internet – Very interesting piece written by Mike Christenson from North Dakota State University,ND, US that I found online; this section is of particular relevance for me… “The value of serendipity in science is well-known(1). The idea

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Streets deserted, roads closed.

Sunday in London. Streets deserted…

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Streets deserted, roads closed.

Sunday in London. Streets deserted…

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Murakami IQ84

This is an extract from the wonderful IQ84, I found it particularly interesting – outside of the narrative world of the novel – although I am not sure why. I wanted to capture and store the extract in case I

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Murakami IQ84

This is an extract from the wonderful IQ84, I found it particularly interesting – outside of the narrative world of the novel – although I am not sure why. I wanted to capture and store the extract in case I

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