10
Nov

SWAN MEAT

With jarring, arrhythmic industrial and ambient compositions, the carnivalesque assemblage of spoken word pieces by Swan Meat is informed by experiences of chronic illnesses and body dysmorphia. Coding her own plug-ins & Max patches, the Washington born poet and composer, Reba Fay, works from a library of memories teeming with sonic detritus: vestigial feeding tube, […]

10
Nov

CRIM3S

A normal day in the CRIM3S life can be summarized in community service, job center waiting rooms, shoplifting, and breaking speakers. Composing sound on a broken laptop, Rou was searching for a vocalist, someone as raw, extreme and honest as himself. In 2010, Rou Rot and Sadie Pinn met in a north London warehouse called […]

9
Nov

Caterina Barbieri

Fantas is a new composition by Caterina Barbieri for voice and synthesis in collaboration with Annie Garlid and Evelyn Saylor. From the Italian word for ghost “Fantasma,” Fantas also shares the same etymology of the word “Fantasia” meaning phantasy. Fantas is a piece inspired by interference patterns and acoustic hallucinations produced by fast alternation of […]

9
Nov

BERGRÚN SNÆBJÖRNSDÓTTIR

Oakland/Reykjavík based composer, performer, and sound artist Bergrún Snaebjornsdottir recreates perceived metaphysical structures based in empirical observations on relationships and causalities. Thus, she consistently discerns her art to be an orchestration of systems, although she works in many media. She often turns to personally designed notation systems such as animated/graphic notation. As part of Sound […]

9
Nov

KONSTMUSIKSYSTRAR

Who is allowed to be an artist and how do we perceive art and sound? Although a lot has changed within the field of pop and rock, women and queer people are still minorities in art education’s composer programs. Certainly for young or non-male identified composers, the field is very rigid. This is the inspiration […]

8
Nov

Yes Deer

With a massive cacophony of writhing textures, manic hammering, and distorted screeching, Yes Deer derives from improvisation, performing collective physical rituals through ceremonies of chaos. With a hyper expressive free jazz as consequence, the friction between intellect and libido, pre- and post-, collectivism and individualism are elasticised. A momentum of cells in ecstasy: the sound […]

8
Nov

Svarte Greiner

Working mostly with darkly painted soundscapes through bowed guitar, effect-pedals and varied sound making tools, Svarte Greiner’s music and live performance can be seen as something of a time stopping cinematic experience, embodied by surreal peaks of guitar improvisations, sound effects and echoing drones. Engaging with music for both visuals and for film, Svarte Greiner […]

8
Nov

JACOB KIRKEGAARD

  Jacob Kirkegaard (born in Denmark 1975) is an artist and composer who works in carefully selected environments to generate recordings that are used in compositions, or combined with video imagery in visual, spatial installations. His works reveal unheard sonic phenomena and present listening as a means of experiencing the world. Kirkegaard has recorded sonic […]

8
Nov

ELLEN ARKBRO

“For Organ And Brass” is a slow renaissance blues harmony composed by Stockholm based Ellen Arkbro. This composition is a result of Ellen Arkbro’s work with meantone temperament and its inherent capabilities for simple yet well-defined patterns of blues harmony. The way in which Arkbro works with tones and their relations is influenced by her […]

7
Nov

Tunings

Electronic feeds and streams of information run through our bodies on a daily basis. How do we adapt to this constant noise and the demands of our online presence? Choreographer Ula Sickle and vocalist Stine Janvin examine how we tend to use these very same technological means to access old philosophies, mindfulness, and relaxation with […]