Tag Archives: sound

Sounds from around the web

Tonight a few interesting sounds from around the world. Irish accents AND foghorns, all in one place!  This delightful program from RTE radio in Ireland documents the disappearance of the sound of foghorns from around the Irish coastline. The best bit is … 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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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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frogs!

Some non-concert-related news! On the way to work recently there has been a new sound – some frogs in a pond. The pond is quite large, and the frogs must be scattered around the edge, because there is this cool … 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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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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