"Each album is made using free software at
every stage of its production – that is, software which can be
modified and freely redistributed, with the proviso that users must
be able to continue to customise the code..." – from Keith Moliné's
Unofficial Channels article in The Wire 322
Blog of the poet and writer Dennis
"When I read Seth I feel possibility"
"Monkey World assists governments around the
world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild."
Blog of the Whitehouse founder, featured in
The Wire 322 Invisible Jukebox...
"Under No Enchantment (But My Own)" taken
from Roberts's 2009 album Spoils, filmed around Glasgow
and Callander, Scotland.
The artist's rendition of "New Oysters" by
the 17th century composer and folk archivist Thomas Ravenscroft was
made as part of a series of installations in the square mile,
Surround Me: A Song Cycle For The City Of London. The
installation itself can be visited/heard at London's Change Alley
every weekend until 2 January 2011. Philipsz is currently
shortlisted for the 2010 Turner Prize.
The composer will be performing his only UK
date this year as part of the London International Festival Of
Exploratory Music on 6 November. LIFEM takes place at London Kings
Place & St Etheldreda’s Church, 3–7 November and is supported
by The Wire. Click here for more information.
Recorded at Paper Tiger Studios, Lafayette Street,
New York and later broadcast on public access television.
Tetsuo Kogawa will be performing at Cut &
Splice festival tonight with Nicolas Collins, Resonance Radio
Orchestra and Keith Rowe. London Wilton's Music Hall, 4 November,
Video starring Chris Poolman, Suzanne Purkis,
Steve Shaw, Keir Williams and Michael Wolters. Chris Poolman and
Keir Williams will be leading the Rhythm Section Family Workshop (7 November)
during the London ICA's Rhythm
Section celebration of percussion, (3–7 November).
A collection of online sound maps compiled by
the blog Weird Vibrations. The first post categorises the maps under the
themes Collaborative Documentary, Composition/Artwork, Preservation
and Policy Data. The second post presents a selection of maps
recommended by readers.
In The Dark aims to question the way people
think about story telling through sound. To this end, they've
recently started a "Sound Bank", which offers funding of £500–£1500
towards the production of new audio pieces of 3 to 15 minutes.
They're also hosting an evening of audio works at London's
Whitechapel Gallery, 18 November, 8pm.
Included are excerpts from orchestral, choral and
electroacoustic works composed over the past three decades,
including Kâmakalâ, Fluctuante-Immuable,
Yo-In, Erkos and Galaxies.
Eloy's Shânti and Gaku-No-Michi,
which have recently been released by the label hors
territoires, was reviewed by Rob Young in The Wire
Grand Junction by Charles Linehan and
Exodus, choreographed by Robert Connor and Loretta Yurrick
performed by Dance Theatre Of Ireland.
Charles Linehan will be presenting two new works in
London tonight: one performed to a vintage electronic work by Delia
Derbyshire, one with live music composed and performed by Richard
Skelton (A Broken Consort, Harlassen). London Greenwich Dance,
27–29 October, 7:45pm, £15/£12. Supported by The Wire
Contains excerpts from the forthcoming
documentary Tom Zé: Liberated Astronaut which will be
screened at London's ICA, 29 October, 8:30pm, supported by The