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Dirty Electronics: Scream
(Insomnia Festival, Tromso, Norway, 2016-10)
How can something as primordial as the voice find its way into code to become data?’. ‘Can such data carry meaning?’, or, ‘Can the voice ‘become’ sound object? insomnia scream is a machine that takes vocal utterances and ...
Nonclassical 001-020: a selection by Nick Luscombe
‘Nonclassical 001-020’ is compiled by radio DJ and presenter Nick Luscombe (BBC Late Junction). Celebrating Nonclassical’s 20 album releases since it was founded in 2004, ‘Nonclassical 001-020’ features a selection of the ...
Dirty Electronics: Capacity
A two-day exploration into the world of electronic circuits, sound-making and choreography. Capacity looks at the very essence of electronic circuits: the humble capacitor and the flow of electric current. The capacitor ...
Take part in a Dirty Electronics event exploring video and sound: a two-day workshop building an analogue hand-held video mixer and devising a performance-installation. A be-spoke Dirty Electronics artwork printed circuit ...
Motor Music II (2014) for small group and motors What happens when an AC or DC motor is plugged raw into a mixing desk or connected directly to a speaker? Motor Music II explores ‘low level’ instrument design and a ...
Reactor Halls E12: Ugly Weekender (Dirty Electronics)
“The most difficult challenges for designers of electronic objects now lie not in technical and semiotic functionality, where optimal levels of performance are already attainable, but in the realms of metaphysics, poetry, ...
Disruption, intervention, transference, halfway-ness, violation – the conversion of data/sound from one medium to another results in a new material phenomena, trans-media, found in the hidden corners of esoteric technological ...
Three-day event with Dirty Electronics and Double Wei Factory at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, March 13-14 and 15, 2014 in the context of IN-SONORA VIII. An extended performance for large ...
We break strings: the alternative classical scene in London
(London, Hackney Classical Press, 2014)
Interview between composer John Richards and Thom Andrews
DIY and Maker Communities in Electronic Music
(Cambridge University Press, 2017)
Since the late 1990s, there has been huge growth in new do-it-yourself (DIY) and maker communities, reflecting the democratisation of technology. Such practitioners have tended to reject pervasive and ubiquitous technologies ...