Experimental


Named after electronic music pioneer and Radiophonic Workshop founder Daphne Oram, the Oram Awards celebrate the role of women in the world of music and sound, and the six winners for 2020 have just been announced. Daphne worked at the workshop with others including Delia Derbyshire, Glynis Jones, Jenyth Worsley, Maddalena Fagandini and Elizabeth Parker, […]

Time for the 2020 Oram Awards


Time to dig a little deeper into some newly released audiovisual treats. Breaking the boundaries between contemporary art and electronic music these contributions may guide us to the evolution of music. First off is Tellurian Visions – an audiovisual accompaniment to Untold and Untold: A Tellurian Memorandum, the new album and poetry collection […]

Audiovisual experimentation and more


It’s still summer but that doesn’t stop us from presenting some recently released experimental tracks that pushes the boundaries in electronic music. In this wrap up we have contributions from Pinkcourtseyphone, Drew McDowall, Robin Rimbaud/Ursula Berlot and Katie Gately, plus a bonus synth from v::tol. Robin Rimbaud (Scanner) enlisted the […]

Fresh additions to the world of electronic music







If you don’t think you are able to find what you are looking for with the music retailers, then it is perhaps time to think about building your own. DIY allows you to craft according to your specs and Electrosmith are hear to help you accomplish just that. Audio electronics […]

Daisy – a Raspberry Pi type tech only for music ...


For the first time we are able to enjoy the visuals from Alva Noto’s UNIQEAV show in streaming format. Back in 2018 Alva Noto, aka Carsten Nicolai, released UNIEQAV, the third in his Uni- series of dancefloor-orientated releases inspired by the Tokyo club UNIT. For live performances of the album, the artist drew inspiration from mathematics, […]

The colors of Alva Noto





Scandinavia’s main event for experimental and electronic music is back with this year’s lineup and we are pretty convinced there will be something for everyone. Midori Takada, SØS Gunver Ryberg, Ian William Craig, Oli XL, Tomaga and Selvhenter are amongst the live acts confirmed to play this year’s event, while […]

Strong lineup at Intonal 2020




We have reported before on field recordings and the growing popularity of using these recordings in music productions. Now we may see an ever growing library of natural sounds as Australia pulls off an ambitious project. The A2O will transform environmental science and assessment in Australia, and foster cross-disciplinary research […]

The Acoustic Observatory – Monitoring the unheard





The short video below, created by Erik Righetti & Device, animates a portion of synthesist and sound designer Richard Devine‘s speech at Sónar 2019. For those who don’t know about Richard he’s an Electronic Artist and Sound Designer specializing in Musical composition, sonic mnemonics, field recording, sound effects, and sound design specific for […]

Richard Devine at Sónar 2019 – Synthesis and Sound Design


The Store X The Vinyl Factory will present a new exhibition by United Visual Artists called Other Spaces at 180 The Strand this autumn, in collaboration with the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris. Other Spaces features three large-scale installations by the multi-disciplinary collective UVA – Our Time, The Great Animal Orchestra and Vanishing Point. Vanishing Point is an […]

Other Spaces – immersive experiences feat. Massive Attack and James ...






The next Outlands tour, which starts Thursday 13 June, will feature Fracture Patterns, the live collaboration between UK duo Semiconductor (made up of Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt) and New York producer Eartheater (alias of Alexandra Drewchin). Semiconductor makes visually and intellectually engaging artworks which explore the material nature of […]

Fracture Patterns