Tag Archives: cochlear implant

Listening to the brain listening

A few different ways of ‘listening in’ on the brain as it’s processing sound have appeared recently, both using EEG technology (electrodes measuring brain electrical activity, either from the scalp or inside the brain itself). Firstly there is the ‘frequency … Continue reading

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Research Update!

Well, it’s been a long time between posts! One of my New Years resolutions was to try and be more consistent with posting here, as it’s a great link between the volunteers who contribute their time and efforts into doing … Continue reading

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Melbourne International Jazz Festival

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival has some really interesting stuff this year. First of all, the Cave late nightclub venue this year is the KELVIN CLUB. The Kelvin Club is presumably named after Lord Kelvin, who devised a reference-free scale for temperature … Continue reading

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The aftermath

“INTERIOR DESIGN: Music for the Bionic Ear” jumped out at me as the obvious choice for my second year research project: as a musician and student audiologist, it combined my two interests perfectly. So what if there was some data … Continue reading

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One week to go!

A few updates on INTERIOR DESIGN: Music for the Bionic Ear. 1) BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW! There are two shows next Sunday, and the early one has actually selling quite fast over the last few days. Tickets are $25/$15 concession, … Continue reading

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Concert preparations

Well, a very belated and happy new year! Since coming back from holidays (back on the 4th of Jan!) it seems like life and work has been in a constant whirlwind. A bit part of the whirlwind is the preparations … Continue reading

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Why do we hate modern music?

In The Age A2 section thismorning there’s a really interesting article by Alex Ross (he wrote a great book called “The Rest is Noise in 2007) called “The schock of the dissonant.” I couldn’t find a link on The Age’s site, … Continue reading

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TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Very exciting: tickets for “INTERIOR DESIGN: Music for the Bionic Ear” are on sale NOW, through the Arts Centre website.  Tickets are $25/$15 concession, and there are two performances, at 5:30PM and 8PM on Sunday the 13th of Feb 2011. … Continue reading

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More meetings between composers and CI recipients.

This Monday we had the second round of meetings between the group of composers working on the “INTERIOR DESIGN” project and a group of cochlear implant recipients who are “road-testing” musical material. The aim of these meetings is basically to … Continue reading

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Sound art for cochlear implant users?

While I’m at work I listen to some pretty weird “music.”  A lot of the work I do involves writing, and thinking in words, and I find that music with any kind of lyrics is really distracting, so that cuts … Continue reading

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