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Design Week Festival

IRCAM - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 23:00

Le Forum Ircam et l’équipe Perception et design sonores y animent des rencontres et workshops sur le design sonore. 16-17 avril, Milan

EFFICACe international workshop

IRCAM - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 23:00

Séminaire sur le thème de l'interaction dans la CAO et les systèmes de création musicale. 5 mai, CIRMMT, Montréal

Quadrocopter for the winner of ComTrade challenge

FRI - News and Events - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 23:00

The winner of ComTrade 2015 Student Challenge is Gašper Žgajnar.

Call for PhD Student-Assistant positions

FRI - News and Events - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 23:00

A call for applications is open for five PhD Student-Assistant positions at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science. The call includes tuition fees for PhD study and a monthly salary.

Call for PhD Student-Assistant positions

FRI - News and Events - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 23:00

A call for applications is open for five PhD Student-Assistant positions at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science. The call includes tuition fees for PhD study and a monthly salary.

Student affairs office hours during spring holidays

FRI - News and Events - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 23:00

Student affairs office will be closed during spring holidays, between 28 and 30 April 2015.

Ouverture du site ManiFeste-2015

IRCAM - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 23:00

Retrouvez toute la programmation du festival sur le site et réservez vite vos places !

Don Knuth: Constraint-based composition

CCRMA-Stanford University - Sat, 04/11/2015 - 07:31
Date:  Thu, 05/07/2015 - 5:15pm - 6:15pm Location:  CCRMA Stage Event Type:  Guest Lecture Don Knuth will come and discuss/explain the peculiar(?) methods that he is using as he tries to compose a major work for pipe organ.
Biography FREE Open to the Public

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15th RPPW will be in Amsterdam!

The 15th Rhythm Production and Perception Workshop (RPPW) will be held in Amsterdam from 6 to 8 July 2015.

Sunil Puria on Developing and Testing a Photonic Contact Hearing Aid

CCRMA-Stanford University - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 17:25
Date:  Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:30am - 1:00pm Location:  CCRMA Seminar Room (Top Floor of the Knoll) Event Type:  Hearing Seminar The EarLens Contact Hearing Aid (CHA) is a non-surgical investigational hearing device consisting of two components: a tympanic membrane transducer (TMT), which is a light-activated balanced-armature transducer that drives the middle ear through direct contact with the umbo; and a behind-the-ear unit (BTE) that encodes amplified sound into pulses of light that are emitted via a light source in the ear canal to wirelessly drive and power the TMT. In comparison to conventional acoustic hearing aids whose output is greatly reduced above 4-5 kHz, this approach is designed to provide output levels of up to about 120 dB SPL and functional gain of up to 40 dB for frequencies up to 10 kHz. FREE Open to the Public

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AKOUSMA et LIVE ELECTRONIC - Paris -avril 2015

INA-GRM - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 15:02
25 Avril, 2015 - 26 Avril, 2015

25+26 avril 2015

Maison de la radio, 116 avenue du président Kennedy -75016 PARIS

Studio 104 - (entrée Porte Seine)

  AKOUSMA et LIVE ELECTRONIC

  Samedi 25 avril 20h    Mark APPLEBAUM « Aphasia » (Vidéo)
 
Bernard PARMEGIANI « L’écho du miroir » création de la version définitive (2008)
 
Juanjo MOSALINI + Olivier SENS « Discrete Time »
 
ONE (Orchestre National d’Electroacoustique)
 
Serge DELAUBIER/ Laurence BOUCKAERT/ Pierre COUPRIE/Hugues GENEVOIS/ Vincent GOUDARD/ Jean HAURY/ György KURTAG              Dimanche 26 avril 18h   Gérard BUQUET « L’astre échevelé » pour saxophone et électronique  Saxophone : Vincent DAVID   Eryck ABECASSIS « Chrysalide » création, commande Ina GRM   Agostino DI SCIPIO « Dal fondo » formations sonores avec piano, musique de répertoire, et dispositifs électroacoustiques en direct. Création, commande Ina GRM piano : Ciro LONGOBARDI   Xiao Fu ƵHANG « Breathing brosse : The Art of Agenda Calligraphy » pour Pipa, Zheng, Xun, Erhu, Percussions et bande création, commande Ina GRM   Percussion : Thierry MIROGLIO Pipa : Lingling YU   Flûte chinoise : Yue LI Er Hu : Gan GUO

 

 

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Alex Brandmeyer on High-frequency Neural oscillations for Auditory Perception

CCRMA-Stanford University - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 22:31
Date:  Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:30am - 1:00pm Location:  CCRMA Seminar Room (Top Floor of the Knoll) Event Type:  Hearing Seminar Our transparent everyday experience of sound belies the complex perceptual processes which transform acoustic energy in the environment into rich representations of sound-emitting objects. Since the publication of Bregman’s seminal work on ‘Auditory Scene Analysis’, much progress has been made in understanding the neural mechanisms that support the formation of auditory streams and object representations. This talk will focus on the functional role of neural oscillations in audition, and the interplay between top-down (i.e. attentional and executive processes) and bottom-up (sensory) processes during the formation of perceptual representations.
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Guest Lecture: Brian Baumbusch

CCRMA-Stanford University - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 17:05
Date:  Tue, 04/14/2015 - 5:15pm - 6:15pm Location:  CCRMA Stage Event Type:  Guest Lecture Please join us for a pre-concert presentation, centering around the acoustical, mathematical, and compositional principles involved in the formation of "The Lightbulb Ensemble." Brian will discuss the acoustical approach behind the building and tuning of the metallophone instruments that inspired the formation of the group. These steel "gamelan" instruments were built in collaboration with American sculptor Bernie Hosey, and are based on a five tone scale evocative of the Indonesian pelog scale, but are tailored to be self generative in that the tuning of each key is extracted from an overtone from a lower pitched key. FREE Open to the Public

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Internal Research Colloquium: Ge Wang, Blair Kaneshiro, Hyung-Suk Kim

CCRMA-Stanford University - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 17:02
Date:  Wed, 04/15/2015 - 5:15pm - 6:45pm Location:  CCRMA Classroom (Room 217) Event Type:  Internal Colloquium Please join us for three talks from our own CCRMA students and faculty!
  • Speaker 1: Ge Wang - Game Design for Expressive Mobile Music
  • Speaker 2: Blair Kaneshiro - Representation of acoustical and musical features in ongoing EEG
  • Speaker 3: Hyung-Suk Kim - An Introduction to Sound Textures
Abstracts

Ge Wang - Game Design for Expressive Mobile Music FREE Open to the Public

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Acoustic Source Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks: Model and Numerical Algorithm

CCRMA-Stanford University - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 00:36
Date:  Thu, 04/30/2015 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm Location:  CCRMA Classroom [Knoll 217] Event Type:  DSP Seminar Acoustic Source Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks: Model and Numerical Algorithm

Abstract: Jianhua Yuan will present a series of techniques, based upon the energy based acoustic features, to locate a sound source given measurements of the sound field. For wireless ad hoc sensor network applications, energy based acoustic features is an appropriate choice since the acoustic power emitted by targets, such as moving vehicles usually varies slowly with respect to time. In this approach, mathematical models and new numerical methods may be used to yield higher accuracy in terms of source location estimates compared to the earlier method.
 

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Guest Lecture: Julia Litman-Cleper. Sound Mappings: Inhabiting virtual geometry through sound.

CCRMA-Stanford University - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 18:48
Date:  Thu, 04/23/2015 - 5:15pm - 6:00pm Location:  CCRMA Stage Event Type:  Guest Lecture The experience of hearing one’s own voice “from the outside,” usually through an electronic device, is often at first described as “weird” or “strange” and jarring. This talk will discuss the role of internal sound and self-referent external sound in relation to proprioceptive processes, or the sense of oneself in physical space.  Sound compositions may have the capacity to change proprioceptive mappings through inducing otherwise unknowable quasi-spatial experience. We will speculate on possible reasons why it may be so. How is it that certain kinds of sound patterns can cause a deviation from what is otherwise normalized expectations of events in time. FREE Open to the Public

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Music <541> Presents: Pablo Gómez Cano, guitar; Scott Worthington, double bass; and Dustin Donahue, percussion

CCRMA-Stanford University - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 18:26
Date:  Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm Date:  Sat, 04/18/2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm Location:  CCRMA Stage Event Type:  Concert Pablo, Scott, and Dustin present 2 programs at CCRMA

April 16th -
Program One: Solo pieces from each of their instrument's 20th and 21st century repetoire

April 18th -
Program Two: New works by Stanford composers for the trio plus electronics, video, and theatrics

Both concerts will be followed by receptions.

FREE Open to the Public

Material Vision – Silent Reading

Bergen Center for Electronic Arts - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 15:29

Material Vision – Silent Reading is a film and series of prints by Espen Sommer Eide, based on the creation of new musical instruments and a performance developed on Bear Island. Exhibition opening at Trykkeriet, and filmscreening at Landmark.

At Trykkeriet Espen Sommer Eide will exhibit 6 photogravure prints originally commissioned by KORO / University of Tromsø for the recently opened Faculty of Science and Technology building, in addition to a new installation work. Then at Landmark the accompanying video work will be screened.

The project is supported by BEK.

19th century Norwegian geologist Balthazar Keilhau describes the island as the “Cadaver of the Earth” due to its lack of vegetation and harsh weather conditions. In exploring an unfamiliar landscape, one cannot avoid a certain process of appropriation, whether one is exploring for the purpose of politics, resources, science or art. The explorer’s gaze cannot help but desire to possess and master the object in view. Through a combination of artistic and scientific performances, Material Vision – Silent Reading investigates various ways of reading a landscape and how the viewer and the viewed relate to each other. In this way of seeing certain prerequisites for perception becomes visible and partakes simultaneously in the experience. The role of the instrument in expeditions is another central theme. To investigate this subject the project uses mobile eye-tracking technologies, combined with instruments that give audible feedback to reading the landscapes. Instruments (scientific or not) allow something to be touched more directly by framing and controlling the view. The use of instruments in this way becomes a learning tool where the object itself teaches us the method of how it should be seen.

The evening starts at Trykkeriet, Fjøsangerveien 70A with exhibition and food 6 p.m – 9 p.m. Followed by a premiere film screening at Landmark at 9:30 p.m (doors open 9 p.m). Afterwards there will be music by Are Mokkelbost (Single Unit, Kill) and Mental Overdrive (DJ set by Per Martinsen).

ESPEN SOMMER EIDE (Tromsø, NO, 1972) is a musician and artist based in Bergen. As Alog and Phonophani he is among the most prominent representatives of experimental electronic music from Norway, with a string of releases on the label Rune Grammofon. As an artist Eide works with subjects concerning language, history, science and philosophy, often with sound and music as a central element.

ARE MOKKELBOST is an artist and music maker from Oslo. He played in the musically abrasive and visually violent band KILLL throughout their 10 year existence. This amalgam of metal and electronics is also found in his solo project Single Unit, extended by a nitpicking collage methodology. Before that, he was doing electronic improvisation in the trio ARM and acoustic doomscapes the duo JUV, starting as early as 1996. Today, primarily working as a visual artist, Are Mokkelbost directs his musical energy into experimentation with electronic hardware and synthesisers. At Landmark he will be playing us some tunes made on his two drum machines and synth.

MENTAL OVERDRIVE is the solo project of Norwegian artist Per Martinsen. He has been using this moniker ever since his first release for seminal Belgian techno label R&S Records back in 1990, and since released records through labels like Smalltown Supersound, Full Pupp and his own Love OD Communications imprint. He has also played live in clubs and festivals around the globe and both collaborated with, and remixed a long list of other artists. In addition to his Mental Overdrive output, Martinsen has composed music and done sound design for several films and exhibitions, written dystopian transmedia novels and occasionally exhibited his own cross-platform installation works. He now resides in his Arctic hometown of Tromsø, Northern Norway, where he also runs his Love OD Communications imprint, releasing material from artists such as Boska, Charlotte Bendiks and Le Petit Garcon.

Time and place:
  • Trykkeriet - 11/04/2015 18:00
  • Landmark - 11/04/2015 21:00

Technology transfer fellowships

MTG (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 16:37

The Catalan government has announced a new call of TECNIOspring, a fellowship program to promote technology transfer of the catalan research centers, which includes the MTG of the UPF.

More Information:  TECNIOspring programme website

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Wet Ink

CCRMA-Stanford University - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 22:48
Date:  Thu, 05/28/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location:  CCRMA STAGE Event Type:  Concert

FREE Open to the Public

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