The Portal from Issue 326

Andy Battaglia Portal

April 2011

Andy Battaglia's article Once Upon A Time In... Harlem in The Wire 326 revisits the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center and its importance in the work of composers such as Vladimir Ussachevsky, Otto Luening and Milton Babbitt.

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Portal 16/03/2011

March 2011

This is the first of four conversations to be uploaded in the lead up to Mutek 2011. Remaining Q&A's feature Matmos, Kevin Martin (aka The Bug/King Midas Sound) and The Caretaker.

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Portal 15/03/2011

March 2011

Online radio series by Barcelona's museum of contemporary art, with programmes covering the history of collage and sampling in music to the German home recording tape scene and much more...

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Portal 11/03/2011

March 2011

Free download of the second volume of Numero Group's Eccentric Breaks & Beats. Mix by Adam Calman from Parallel Thought.

The Portal from Issue 325

David Bedford Portal

March 2011

"The many strands of BASCA's activity include the lobbying of politicians, civil servants and industry bodies; celebrating achievement through such events as The Ivors, the Gold Badge Awards and the British Composer Awards, and fostering a community in what is frequently a solitary freelance world."

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Portal 09/02/2011

February 2011

Resource for music and sound enthusiasts with content focusing on the more experimental aspects of audio production.

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Portal 07/02/2011

February 2011

Explorative audio lab and sound design studio, with examples of their experiments with contact mics and circuit bending alongside their commercial work.

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Portal 14/01/2011

January 2011

A transcript of an interview with Ornette Coleman by the French philosopher Jacques Derrida...

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Portal 12/01/2010

January 2011

The comprehensive survey also includes sections focusing on historical sounds of the city, its wildlife, and travels further afield up the Thames estuary to the Hoo Peninsula in Kent.

The Portal from Issue 323

Andrew Nosnitsky's Portal

December 2010

Try and follow whatever bits and pieces of Lil B's sprawling mindspray actually proves intelligible, be that "rare and secrete [sic]" links to new songs or cat care tips.

The Portal from Issue 323

Joseph Stannard's Horror Portal

December 2010

In addition to its atmosphere of ‘backwoods horror’ BMT’s recent album Black Goat Of The Woods (Aurora Borealis) exudes an air of cosmic menace which can be traced back to the Weird Fiction of Arthur Machen and HP Lovecraft, conjecturing an aesthetic located on the membranous threshold between Shub Niggurath and Gunnar Hansen.

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Portal 07/12/2010

December 2010

Footage of a performance by Ken Vandermark, Andy Moor, Terrie Hessels and Paal Nilssen-Love at Rotterdam's Worm, 28 November, 2009.