Resonance Extra recently broadcast two shows documenting the 2015/2016 “Sounding The Great Hall” events at Goldsmiths University.

The first show features excerpts from Reloc (Martin J Thompson and Lucia H Chung), Georgia Rodgers, Sarah Angliss, Ain Bailey & Shenece Liburd, Tristan Clutterbuck, Pawel Dziadur, Sandra Ka, Tom Mudd and La Leif (Francine Perry):

The second features Jack Goodwin, Charles Celeste Hutchins, Steph Horak & Tom Richards, Ben Harper, Ingrid Munk Plum, Phil Julian, Visa Kuoppala, Ian Stonehouse, Grundik Kasyansky, Bill Thompson and Pouya Ehsaei:

Available for pre-order via Entr’acte

Release date: March 2017

Phil Julian
Relay
CD (E213)

1. Relay (6’43”)
2. Coherence I (3’08”)
3. Aperture* (5’06”)
4. Field (7’39”)
5. Coherence II (2’31”)
6. Tropic (11’46”)

Recorded and mixed 2014–16 in London except * (ventilation system field recordings, New York, 2012)

These recordings originated as multichannel pieces presented at events organised around Goldsmiths University, London, by Sandra Kazlauskaite and Tom Mudd during 2015. These have been reworked and reconstructed here for stereo.

All the recordings have their origins in repeating patterns or sequences which then drift over time or start to collapse entirely, either by design or by accident — e.g. poor quality or non- existent synchronisation between different devices, fluctuating or random/unstable voltages, human interference etc.

Edition of 150 copies

entracte.co.uk/projects/phil-julian-e213/

“This book offers an up to date survey of this field for anyone with an interest, from seasoned practitioners to curious readers. This book takes the stance that experimental music is not a limited historical event, but is a proliferation of approaches to sound that reveals much about present-day experience. An experimental work is not identifiable by its sound alone, but by the nature of the questions it poses and its openness to the sounding event.”

Published by Bloomsbury Publishing

Authors Listening Links

Recordings referenced:

philjulian.bandcamp.com/album/displacement
philjulian.bandcamp.com/album/public-private


 
“The Great Hall 15/06/2012”
(Analogue Modular Synthesiser)
Recorded by John Macedo at The Great Hall,
Goldsmiths University, London.
Live sound by Tom Mudd.

“Fylkingen 26/10/2013”
(Computer w/ppooll + BugBrand Board Weevil 2009)
Room recording, Fylkingen, Stockholm.
Live sound by Per Åhlund.

philjulian.bandcamp.com/album/the-great-hall-fylkingen

Bind

Phil Julian & John Macedo – Bind

Recorded at various locations in South East London, 2013-16.

HR12 [Hideous Replica]
CD edition of 100, 2016
http://www.hideousreplica.co.uk/hr12

 

WC12

Recorded live at Cafe OTO [30.11.15]

Program repeats on both sides

WC12 [‘Wasted Capital Since 2013’]
C58 edition of 25, 2016
http://www.hideousreplica.co.uk/wc12

 

 
Review by Paul Margree here.
Review at Vital Weekly here.