Archive for the 'Sound' Category

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 […]

(sub)Mix: Vibration Sympathique

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Reposted from Not sympathy in the sentimental sense.  Sympathetic vibration has nothing to do with the personal or emotional. For Helmholtz, it meant transduction of energy and resonance induced in a body – a room, a building, a glass, an eyeball – by an external force.  At its natural, or resonant frequency, a body […]

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 […]

BSL-POSE Montreal

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

I spent Thursday wandering through Montreal’s lower-St. Laurent neighbourhood (and beneath it in the Metro – the only subway I know of with rubber wheels) making audio recordings. The aural pull of a walk like this leads to a very different experience of the city. You move slowly, adopting odd strides at times to avoid […]

Aqua Riddims

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006

Liquid Sound – Bad Sulza, DE “Under a recent full moon, the seven pools that make up the main spa building, a futuristic dome of white wood and glass, were filled with floating couples and friends, young and old. Positioned over her controls on a mezzaninelike stage above the largest pool was D.J. That Girl, […]