New compilation at 14tracks featuring “Arrival” from the TRACE LP:

14tracks.com/selections/327-14_tracks_modular_deviations

“These 14 pieces illuminate a broad cross-section of music that uses modular synth systems as a primary or prominent source, ranging from contemporary compositions by Frank Bretschneider, Some Truths and Martial Cantarel, to historical pieces by Gordon Mumma and Conrad Schnitzler…”

Cables

Saturday 28 February, 14:00
Studio A2, Primary, 33 Seely Road, NG7 1NU Nottingham
2-11pm – £3 on the door

Reactor Halls E14: Cables:

“A cable is more than a mere length of wire. It is a trail to be followed, tracing a line between two points, or a meshwork of interwoven threads. Rammel Club will present installations, workshops and performances that explore the electronic aspects of auditory arts and collaborative improvisation. With: A.N.T. Attack, [D-C], Dale Cornish, Experimental Sonic Machines, Ian Watson, Marlo Eggplant, Melanie O’Dubshlaine, Mortar Fiskeren, Murray Royston-Ward, Phantom Chips, Phil Julian, and Trans/Human.”

reactor.org.uk/
weareprimary.org/
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* Review of the event by Marlo De Lara and Benjamin Hallat at Radio Free Midwich.

Sounding The Great Hall

7th February 12-9pm
8th February 11:15-5pm
Free Entry

Great Hall, Goldsmiths, SE14 6NW

23 artists exploring the acoustics of the Great Hall at Goldsmiths University via an unusual 8-speaker system w/ Phil Julian, John Wall, John Macedo, Lee Fraser, Erik Nyström, Roberto Crippa, Tom Mudd…

Full schedule and more info here:

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Valentines

Available via Confront Recordings:

Jason Kahn & Phil Julian “Valentines”
(Confront Collectors Series ccs 35)

Recorded at Goldsmiths University of London by John Macedo, 14th February 2012.

“Valentines” documents the first duo meeting between Kahn and Julian, recorded during Kahn’s tour of the UK in 2012.

The initial idea was to meet and hopefully generate audio material that could then be used later as the basis for a composition. It seemed apparent that the three improvised pieces that makes up “Valentines” stood up well on their own merits without the need for further embellishment.

The session was recorded by John Macedo, who also conducted an interview with the pair about their approaches to recording and performing. A link to this is included on a card insert with the release.

Jason Kahn – Analogue modular synthesiser, mixing board, radio
Phil Julian – Analogue modular synthesiser, computer

No overdubs, edited for length only.

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