Sound

NODE 2018

Minimalismo radicale e suoni ad alta definizione, feedback acquatici e ambienti iperreali, arte, scienza, natura: la nona edizione di NODE si muove su una sottile linea dorata che esalta i punti di intersezione tra le discipline ospitando artisti internazionali esploratori del possibile.... READ MORE...

“AUTOMATA – Sing the body electric”: new edition of the Elektra festival and the BIAN

Since 1999 ELEKTRA showcases artists and works that fuse art and new technologies. Its major exhibition, the International Digital Art Biennial (BIAN) and the Elektra Digital Art Festival, respectively at their 4th and 19th edition this year, go under the theme AUTOMATA and present audiovisual performances and artworks focusing on the human body in augmented and hybrid forms.... READ MORE...

Exchanges 2018

Exchanges 2018 intende essere una summa del percorso di ricerca che ha portato sul palco del Teatro Franco Parenti alcune delle personalità più interessanti e d’avanguardia nell’ambito delle contaminazioni tra generi come elettronica, jazz e post-rock. Questa terza edizione, con il ritorno in Sala Grande, è il fulcro di una nuova visione indirizzata alla sensibilità performativa e alla creazione di un dialogo ancora più diretto con la tradizione storica e culturale del Teatro, oltre che ad una nuova dimensione laboratoriale, spazio di scambio e approfondimento tra artista e spettatore, nei rinnovati spazi della Palazzina dei Bagni Misteriosi all’interno della Sala Zenitale.... READ MORE...

Rave your algorithm. Interview with Renick Bell

Renick Bell is a computer musician, programmer, and teacher best-known for weaving electronic music using live code created by a generative music system he built himself to avoid frustration by the restrictive programmes available to process electronic music. He has performed in many countries and he is considered as a pioneer of the Algorave alternative music scene. Andrea Mi caught up with him ahead of the recent talk Datacracy, shared by Phase collective at Lottozero.... READ MORE...

Christian Marclay “Concerto Spaziale” with Okkyung Lee and Luc Müller

Curated by Bruna Roccasalva and Vincenzo de Bellis on the occasion of the 23rd edition of miart, at Museo del Novecento there will be a new performance conceived by Christian Marclay in the framework of Furla Series #01 - Time after Time, Space after Space. Using everyday objects, the artist coaxes noise out of non-musical “instruments”, focusing our attention on the real scale of sound such things produce.... READ MORE...

Dreams and Nightmares in the Application of Blockchain Technology in Music Industry

The present essay considers the emergence of the so-called blockchain technology in the context of the music industry: while the emerging crowd-based infrastructures based on it offer the dream of an alternative to the exploitation of music creativity displaced by digital companies, they can however become actual nightmares, in which music will result into an increasingly integrated and automated form of financial investments.... READ MORE...