Charles Martin

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May 28, 2011

Speaker noise instrument

I went to Nicholas Collins’ “hardware hacking” workshop at NIME2011. It was SO FUN.

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May 15, 2011

some thoughts on grants

Some thoughts about grant writing and funding…

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May 13, 2011

Jakob Moe + Lisa Stenberg improvisations

Black Hole was a collaborative exhbition and performance nigh at Studio Acusticum in Piteå. Here’s one of Jakob Moe and Lisa Stenberg’s sets. Uniquely positioned in the orchestra pit of the theatre surrounded by loudspeakers and subwoofers, their sculptural setup emphasised the interaction between the two players and drew attention to the the mess of cables that combined and interconnected their instruments. Sonically, their improvisation were engaging and playful. I liked Jakobs combination of free, ambient sections with rhythmic elements, all based on field recordings.

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May 13, 2011

Crowdfunding musical projects

I’ve been thinking a bit about “crowd funding” recently since some good friends were successful in using Kickstarter to fund their commissioning project for percussion music. Kickstarter is for US residents only but I see that there’s an similar product called Pozible available for Australians.

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Apr 20, 2011

Black hole

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