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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 ...













Stephen Hawking´s extensive work and research on black holes needed a special tribute and so what would be more natural then at the same time his ashes were interred at Westminster Abbey in London, the ESA beamed music featuring Hawking’s famously synthesized voice towards the closest-known black hole. “This is a beautiful and symbolic […]

Vangelis enters a black hole


We’ve written before on both VR/Augmented reality and AI in music. But Fields takes it to the main streams of music lovers. It’s a new iOS app that allows you to create 3D spatial sound compositions using augmented reality. It also includes original installations by notable artists. So why not add […]

Augmented musicians rejoice – Explore the new Fields VR app






“A musical program that explores the intricacies of time and space” Techno pioneer Jeff Mills has teamed-up with the UK-based radio station NTS and NASA for an exploratory six-part radio series titled ‘Jeff Mills: The Outer Limits’. The program, written, produced and presented by Mills will focus on exploring high-level concepts in […]

Techno pioneer Jeff Mills will join forces with NASA in ...




In an ever increasing range of new machines, synths, mixers and re-makes some news stand out and today we have some nice new technologies lined up to spice up your world of music. Although Ableton and a decent mixer may be enough for most use cases, but if you are […]

New music tech update – AI, VR and Ambient modulations ...


To begin with audiovisual art is the exploration of kinetic abstract art and music or sound set in relation to each other. The exploration in audiovisual arts is not new, already back in the 1970’s guys like Walter Giers made a name of himself producing intriguing audiovisual installations often with […]

The elusiveness of Audiovisual Arts



As machines and robots become ever more present in our every day life, paired with increasing the digitization we are well on our way towards Kurzweil’s Singularity, but how is this materializing in music in general and in electronic music in particular? We have previously covered how virtual reality and […]

I’m not a robot – Artificial Intelligence in music



Today minimalism is a given but when Steve Reich did the same in the 60’s and 70’s things were quite different, pioneering the use of tape loops and phase patterns Steve, alongside Philip Glass and Terry Riley, have had a massive influence on today’s music scene. Now in 2016 it […]

The legacy of Steve Reich – Minimalism and Music for ...