Pet Sound: Lawrence English

Website | Soundcloud  Lawrence English is media artist, composer and curator based in Australia. Working across an eclectic array of aesthetic investigations, English’s work prompts questions of field, perception and memory. He utilizes a variety of media including live performance, audio/visual environments, found sound/vision to create his work that typifies his interests in creating experiences that create […]

Composer Profile: Rutger Zuydervelt a/k/a Machinefabriek

  Website Machinefabriek is the alias of Rutger Zuydervelt. Rutger’s music combines elements of ambient, noise, minimalism, drone, field recordings and electro-acoustic experiments. His pieces can be heard as an attempt to create sonic environments for the listener to dwell in. Finding tension in texture, tone and timing, the result can be very minimalistic at […]

Composer Profile: Alistair MacDonald

Website | Soundcloud Dr. Alistair MacDonald is a composer and performer based in Glasgow. Much of his work is collaborative; working with performers, artists and choreographers from different media and backgrounds, he makes work for performance, broadcast and installation internationally. Current projects include Strange Rainbow, a live electroacoustic duo with Scottish harp player Catriona McKay […]

New Voice: David Vélez

David Vélez describes a recent work ~ Unseen Terror is a work that I composed using the sound captures I recorded during the creative process and exhibition of my installation Adrift and Catastrophe, which explores the notion of destruction and catastrophe. Listen to “Unseen Terror” Watch the installation video BIOGRAPHY David Vélez was born in Bogotá. He moved to New York […]

Composer Profile: Natasha Barrett

Website | Soundcloud Natasha Barrett is a freelance composer working with music, research and creative uses of sound. She studied in England for masters and doctoral degrees in electroacoustic composition, after which, in 1999, Barrett moved to Norway where she has since lived. During her doctoral research Barrett focused on acousmatic music (electroacoustic music without […]

Composer Profile: Simon Steen-Andersen

Website Simon Steen-Andersen (b. 1976) is a Berlin-based composer, performer and installation artist, working in the field between instrumental music, electronics, video and performance within settings ranging from symphony orchestra and chamber music (with and without multimedia) to stagings, solo performances and installations. The works from the last 6-7 years concentrates on integrating concrete elements […]

Composer Profile: Liza Lim

  Website | Soundcloud Liza Lim’s compositions are marked by visceral energy and vibrant colour and often explore ritual forms and performance aesthetics from Asian and Australian Aboriginal cultural sources
. Some recurring themes in her work include ‘hiddenness and revelation’, ‘violence and meditation’ and ecstatic transformation. Recent projects have been based on the Sufi verse […]