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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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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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New Music for the Bionic Ear, on TV!

Check out ART NATION tonight at 7pm on ABC2 (it also screened at 5:30 on ABC but I forgot!), for a short segment on what we’ve been up to recently. You can also watch it online right now here: http://www.abc.net.au/arts/stories/s3051873.htm

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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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Robin Fox’s Synapse Residency Blog

Robin Fox (the composer leading our new music for bionic ears project) is writing a blog about his experiences during the process of thinking about and writing the new music. He’s the “resident composer” at the Bionic Ear Institute at … Continue reading

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Update

Alot of things have been happening since the last update. The ICA conference in Sydney went well. Jeremy and I both gave talks (links to PDFs of mine and Jeremy’s), and people seemed to be interested. It ended up being … Continue reading

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More conference fun!

In the last post I said I’d upload the posters we presented at the Garnette Passe conference, well, here they are (you can click on the “PDF of poster link” to download): Marozeau, J., Innes-Brown, H., & Blamey, P. (2010). … Continue reading

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Update while waiting for an iPod to charge

The Music & Pitch team is currently flat out in conference mode. We’re at Frontiers 2010, a conference organised bi-annually by the Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Foundation. We have two posters we’re showing thisafternoon. One is about the acoustic … Continue reading

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Music, Language, and the Brain

One book that is definitely on my reading list, but which I don’t have a copy of yet, is “Music, Language, and the Brain,” by Aniruddh Patel. At just about every conference I’ve been to everyone talks about this book, … Continue reading

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New paper published

We have a new paper published in the online journal PLoS ONE. You can read the paper for free (which is unusual in most of scientific journals) here: http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0011297 The paper shows how a visual cue can help non-musicians to … Continue reading

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