New York’s Hidden Noise w/ Alvin Lucier + Stephen Vitiello @ Anthology, 5/10

May 10, 7:30pm In 2011, Independent Curators International (ICI) organized the sound exhibition WITH HIDDEN NOISE featuring artists Andrea Parkins, Jennie C. Jones, Pauline Oliveros, Steve Peters, Steve Roden, Taylor Deupree, Michael J. Schumacher, and the show’s guest curator, multi-media artist Stephen Vitiello. Having debuted at the Aspen Art Museum and subsequently traveled to Monash […]

Final Presentations!

We’ll be dedicating our final two classes to presentations of our final projects! Albert, Or, Logan, and the Saima-Juno duo have offered to present on May 8. That leaves everybody else for May 15. We can dedicate roughly 20 minutes to each person (30 minutes for duets). You should aim to limit your bit to roughly 10 […]

James Ferraro, Site-specific Sound @ PS1

James Ferraro: 100% March 23, 2014–June 13, 2014 Musician James Ferraro presents new works composed for specific sites within the infrastructure of MoMA PS1. For Ferraro, hotel lounge playlists, elevator music, and ringtones have become psychological and architectural components to the space of commerce and daily life. Such audio helps smooth the interactions between people, […]

Ear|Wave|Event: A New Sound Studies Journal

Ear │ Wave │ Event is tired of hearing that music or sound is beyond language or outside meaning. Ear │ Wave │ Event can’t deal with another hymn to the ethicality of hearing. Ear │ Wave │ Event will scream if another art historian reports “discovering” sound.   Ear │ Wave │ Event does not consider the descriptive cataloguing of audio […]

GRAVITY sound designer, Master Class

Join Skip Lievsay, Academy Award-winning sound mixer for GRAVITY, at Made in New York Media Center Saturday April 19 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM  ** special student rate of $20 to attend using the code: MCGravity ** Skip will discuss the films that have influenced him such as The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and How the West Was […]

Kevin Beasley: Public Programs in Sonic Spaces @ Whitney, 4/18

For more information Location: Whitney Lower Gallery 2014 Biennial artist Kevin Beasley creates works out of sound, discarded fragments, and refuse that are invested in physical presence and questions of origin. For his evening program he will continue this exploration by immersing the public in a sound environment consisting of live microphones and audio playback devices. […]

The xx in Park Ave Armory – Intimate Immensity?

Thought this recent NYTimes review of the xx at the Park Avenue Armory might be food for thought for your upcoming assignment.  If anyone has gone or plans to go, let us know your experience! A pressurized hush in a cavernous space: That was the sensory impression left by the xx toward the end of […]

Wondrous Tones: In Search of Nature Music, 5/8

[via Observatory] Illustrated Lecture with Emily I. Dolan, University of Pennsylvania Date: Thursday, May 8 Time: 8:00 PM Admission: $8 Location: The Morbid Anatomy Museum (New Space) 424A 3rd Avenue (Corner of 7th Street and 3rd Avenue), Brooklyn, NY Subway: 4th Av – 9th Street (R – F – G)  Presented by Morbid Anatomy What is […]

Sound Development City Summer Fellowships – Apps due 4/25

Sound Development City was initiated in 2012 by Sound Development with the aim of providing creative freedom to artists working in various disciplines. Every year in late summer, Sound Development City sends ten artists on a three-week-long expedition between two European cities. During the expedition, artists can work on individual projects, explore new cities, cultures, and different […]