Journal of New Music Research Interactive Composition

Journal of New Music Research Interactive Composition
Journal of New Music Research, Volume 46, Issue 1, March 2017
Interactive Composition
Interactive Composition: New Steps in Computer Music Research
Jean Bresson & Joel Chadabe
Interaction has always been a factor of performance. Every musical instrument reacts to a performance gesture at an audio level in producing a sound—colored not only by the instrument itself but also by the space in which it is performed—with which the performer interacts. In recent years, we have noted a growing interest in interaction also on a compositional level, spurred to a certain extent by a general musical interest in free improvisation. From that perspective, the idea of composing at the same time as performing, ‘thinking on my feet’ as improvising musician Leroy Jenkins said many years ago, poses questions of what information a score might contain and to what extent it drives the performer. Journal of New Music Research Interactive Composition weiterlesen

sonic studies

Call for papers Journal of Sonic Studies

Call for papers Journal of Sonic Studies
Materials of Sound

Guest Editor: Caleb Kelly
Deadline for Abstracts: 31 March 2017
Deadline for papers: 31 July 2017
Materiality is a constant and contested topic in contemporary art. In recent years the experimental sound arts have shifted away from digital and post-production sound in a turn back to materials. Sound in these practices is not a transparent medium played through hidden speakers, instead it is employed to investigate materials and is itself produced through materials that have various histories, including social/cultural/political, art historical, geological/ecological and electrical. Call for papers Journal of Sonic Studies weiterlesen


Press Release
Cabinet is pleased to present its second exhibition devoted to Pierre Guyotat. In 1995 Cabinet organised the very first exhibition devoted to the legendary author. Other exhibitions have been held since, at the Centre Internationale de la Poésie in Marseille, in 2001, and, in 2016, at Azzedine Alaïa’s personal exhibition space in Paris, the Galerie. PIERRE GUYOTAT weiterlesen