Archive for February, 2009

The 36th Bourges International Competitions 2009 is open. In the competition, you can particularly notice a  new part “Electronic Arts” with 3 categories.
1. new pratices of sound and music creation
2. Performances
3. Netart

An full english version is also available on the IMEB website

For the artists they don’t know about the Bourges Competition,  that’s the most important competition in electroacoustic music. It has been founded in 1973. It is devoted to composers coming from all levels, but also to sound artists, performers,… they practice different forms of sound arts. The registration is free. The selection is made anonymously (except the Magisterium). The jury is made with artists and personalities well-known in the  esthetical fields related to  the competition.

For any question in add, please send an email to    [email protected]


Sunday, February 15th, 2009

READY FIRE AIM - apsc festival march 27-29th 2009
WHAT? 10 hour exposition / excavation / explosion surveying Brisbane’s fluxed, frantic, confounding underground music, noise, art and performance scenes. loosely structured but open to intervention, evolving in the style of a happening. sonic groups / artists invited to claim 15 minute slots throughout the day. 30 acts in 10 hours. visual artists / performance artists free to participate however they feel. provided: 4 PA speakers, nice AMPS, Drumkit, technical assistance from Audiopollen and friends.
WHEN? March 29th. Sunday 2pm-Midnight.
WHERE? OLD MUSEUM Studio 3, Bowen Hills, Brisbane. Entry via side veranda.
HOW MUCH? free entry. BYO. or donate directly to artists if you like them.
performing already: xxxx, craft bandits, kitchensfloor, chloe cogle, lloyd barrett, joe musgrove, cait foran, blank realm, sss, marl karx, earbeard, cured pink radio, jamie hume, tom hall, pfile flowchart, no guru, atsuhiro ito, many many more.
please send expressions of interest / intentions to participate to [email protected] by March 10th.

Difficult Listening

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

Difficult Listening on RTR FM 92.1
Sundays: 9.00pm to 11.00pm
Perth’s new music radio showcase is Difficult Listening. Presenters Bryce Moore and Rosalind Appleby bring you the very latest in contemporary chamber music, noise, dark ambient, impro, free jazz, musique concrete, spoken word, electronica, etc from Western Australia and around the world, as well as 20th century classics. The program features regular interviews with new music composers and performers and news about coming events.

The program’s website, features detailed play lists with links to the sources of the music, links to Western Australian new music sites, a blog written by the program’s presenters, a large directory of new music labels and links to program re-streams.