Month: January 2014

[ 6 February , 2014; 19:30 to 22:30. ]

Artist Talk with Christian Calon
Feb 6, 2014 @ 7:30pm

Montréal-based media artist Christian Calon visits Vancouver to premiere a new audio work for Western Front’s production of Music from the New Wilderness. Calon discusses his recent film-installation Continental Divide, an essay on the form of a continent from the sound transcription of its watersheds.

Christian Calon (Montréal) is an electroacoustic composer and multi-media sound artist. From […]

More notes to follow soon…
1 – David Chapman – ‘An East Wind Through Bomb Ballistics And Lab 2 – Orford Ness’ – Somewhere On The Edge – United Kingdom, 2012
One does not so much appreciate the nuances of an 11 hour compilation with contributions by 55 different artists as one hacks and slashes through the […]

For reviews of the (both respectable and enjoyable) music on each of these releases, I would encourage the reader to head to either Just Outside or Fluid Radio. That said, I should mention that Diatribes’s Augustus in particular comes with the recommendations of Cut And Run. In the interim, read on for some discussions on […]

[ 26 January , 2014; 10:00 to 14:00. ]

Sonic Playground
Sunday, January 26, 2013 | 10AM – 2PM
Vancouver Academy of Music (1270 Chestnut Street)

In this workshop open to youths aged 8 to 12, Sound Out Loud (Justin Devries and Robyn Jacob) will lead participants through an exploration of sound improvisation techniques. Through confidence building games and exercises, participants will be encouraged to produce sounds and noise […]

We welcome Meta Machine, for a live in studio set, a new project by long time friends and “1066 Granville” space founders. 1066, a cornerstone of Vancouver’s improv, free jazz and proto-noise scene, was a long time surviver of Vancouver’s crack down on rave and after hours venues, it predates the “Granville Entertainment District” “revitalization” along […]