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Electric Fields 2012

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

This year’s Surrounding Sound Symposium brings together artists, muscians, academics, and critics from across North America.  Panelists include: Matthew Edwards, Barry Blesser, Gordon Monahan, Jesse Stewart, Dipna Horra, David Lieberman, Brendan Fernandes, Linda-Ruth Salter, Paul Jasen, Jennifer Heuson, Donna Legault, John Shiga, Greg J. Smith, Geeta Dayal, Darsha Hewitt,and Mitchell Akiyama. Saturday and Sunday, October […]

Bass talk @ Electric Fields

Friday, November 5th, 2010

I’ll be giving a talk called “Bass: a myth-science of the sonic body” this Saturday at the Electric Fields festival here in Ottawa.  Come down if you’re in the area.  It’s free.  I’ll be walking the walk with the help of the festival’s 4000-watt sound system – audio examples from the dancefloor, the studio, the […]

Sonic Fictionâ„¢

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Exceedingly literal example of SF Capital from Native Instruments with their new ‘Sonic Fiction‘ soft synth.  Finally, someone has translated Eshun’s Afrofuturist conceptronics into something we can all enjoy buy: a feature rich, user friendly addition to NI’s prosumer-oriented Kore Audio platform.  Developed by Jeremiah Savage… “SONIC FICTION uses concepts and scenarios from the world […]

On the war path…

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

I got hacked a couple of weeks ago, which has set me back a bit.  That Mr.Bump/Funky post and others are coming but I had to do a lot of damage control after an iframe injection attack that left all of my sites quarantined by Google/Firefox.  The good news is that the blog and Dark […]

Dancecult Journal

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

“After the initial call for contributions some ten months ago, I am now delighted to announce the launch of Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture. The first edition of Dancecult, a peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal for the study of electronic dance music culture (EDMC), is now live, with downloadable PDFs accessible at Alongside Managing […]