music

Enzyme - Live underground music - IDM ELECTRO NOISE INDUSTRIAL BREAKCORE

Friday Aug 31st - Blue Velvet Melbourne - Live underground music extravaganza of electro, idm, breakcore, industrial and more. This is a rare opportunity to enjoy two floors of local music performance...

e/i magazine

e/i magazine was a print magazine from 2003 - 2006. from 2007 onwards, it has become an online magazine only. the publisher describes the magazine as "e/i was an attempt to establish on the newsstand what I hoped would be the most comprehensive, definitive, intelligently written and artfully designed magazine covering all manners of music electronic, experimental and otherwise.

::: location:

[sydney] Mars Hill Cafe hosts local music competition


Mars Hill Cafe in Parramatta will be organising and hosting a local music competition that will allow up and coming and established local music acts to perform several acts each in the popular Church Street cafe. They will compete for the chance to record a 3-track EP recording session with 2 tracks from the competition and a third recorded studio style in the performance space. Supported by a grant recently awarded to Mars Hill Cafe by the Parramatta City Council, the 10 best acts from the competition will be recorded and released on a compilation album later in the year.

Local Musicians (from any suburbs covered by Parramatta Council) are encouraged to apply. Styles included will be: Singer/Songwriters, Folk, Acoustic Rock, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Acoustic and Country. Applications for the competition will be taken throughout August and single-song auditions will be held on the 25th of August. Each artist chosen for the competition will perform 3 songs each for the final competition on the 23rd of September. Mars Hill Cafe is a popular Parramatta music and arts venue, located at 331 Church Street. Further information about the competition and details on how to apply can be found on the website www.marshillcafe.com.au

::: location:

PDF mags - free pdf zines & calls for submissions

PDF Mags is a site listing hundreds of free arts and music pdf magazines / zines. they also have a calls for submissions listings area so you can find out where to have your work published

::: location:

Electrofringe 2007 - programme is now online

Electrofringe 2007 programme is now online. This is one of my favourite festivals, and it takes place annually in Newcastle, north of Sydney, Australia. During the festival Newcastle comes alive with creatives from all parts of Australia and overseas. The umbrella festival is called This is Not Art. Last year's festival was really hands on, which made it extra fun. This year looks set to keep your creative juices flowing also, with sessions such as Physical Computing : 1, Radio Locus Workshops such as Build your own Radio, Mulchwerk, a Dorkshop Sense & Control, a Homemade Instruments workshop Gestural Control & Feedback plus heaps more. The electrofringe website has the full program and a day by day listing of each workshop / panel session / project presentation / gig and happening. The other bonus to the festival is stopping to chat with friends and strangers about the festival and projects everyone has been working on over the year. Some documentation from previous years festivals is on this site, or check out the previous years festivals links on the electrofringe site.

::: location:

Gi'iwa Productions

home of psytrance artists and parties collective Gi'iwa Productions. artists include SATTEL BATTLE (Israel), SIENIS (Sweden), NEUR0N COMPOST (Brisbane - Australia), HiREd Go0Nz (Brisbane - Australia), GHETTAFUNKT (Nth NSW - Australia), AZz / CONTRA COUP (Brisbane - Australia), DISCO TRASH / HIRED GOONS (Brisbane - Australia), REALITY PIXIE (Brisbane - Australia)

::: location:

Olam Qatan - a chat about Israeli, Turkish & Middle Eastern music and books

Olam Qatan is a spiritual books and world music store in Emek Refaim St, Jerusalem, Israel. I spoke briefly with it's owner Ya'qub ibn Yusuf, who explained some of the music and books available in his store. Sounds like there's a fusion of East meets West happening in Israel and Turkey, which is really interesting to hear. It's great to speak with Independant store owners - their passion for music & books is contagious and it's great to discover new sounds and genres.

Darren Hayes' new album "This Delicate Thing We’ve Made" released in August

Darren Hayes of Savage Garden fame, has been working on a solo album called "This Delicate Thing We've Made". It's due for release on August 21st. Check out the video clip on his website for "On the verge of something wonderful" - an uplifting tune sure to be heard on dancefloors around the world. Apparently one of the instruments is a Fairlight CMI synth - nice to see he's supporting such a fine & influential Australian musical instrument. He's touring UK/Scotland in September / October and will be back for an Australian tour in mid October, but if you can't wait that long, he'll be in Sydney at HUM (Oxford St) on Saturday 4th August - his myspace page has latest dates and more details.

::: location:

Soundscapes @ Tower of David, Old City, Jerusalem

Soundscapes Exhibition, in the courtyard of the Tower of David, Old City of Jerusalem, Israel, wednesday 25/07/2007. Outdoor instruments play compositons as people walk around the grounds. there's a light show also which highlights the instruments playing. it's a beautiful space and the sounds are very melodic.

www.towerofdavid.org.il/

"Numerous oversized instruments, including a harp, drums, tambourines, bells and contrabass, are automatically played by computer command producing an original composition. Mechanical arms play the instruments and each creates its very own sound."

found music so far in jerusalem

here's some artists/music I've found (so far) from checking out a
nearby music store Music House (keren ha-yesod 25) (mostly classical & jazz, but a smaller
section on other styles) in Jerusalem. there's a music store on Shamai Street too where I later bought more cds.

dj Markey Funk
Agitpop Records
http://www.agitpoprecords.com

- I bought his "Beats!!! AMN Manifesto Sound! Vol 1" cd
Beats from AMS Manifesto shows 2003-2004
nice collection of beats. sort of ninja tune / turntablism style if
you're into that. he has some other radio shows recorded & available
for download on the site @
http://agitpoprecords.com/go_ask_alice/index.html. just downloading
now to take a listen.

his myspace page is http://myspace.com/markeyfunk - songs there also & info

------------

The Apples
- funk / jazz / beats
http://www.theapplesmusic.com/
http://myspace.com/theapplesmusic

-------------

Radio Trip
http://www.myspace.com/radiotrip

-------------

::: location:

LIVE PERFORMANCE OF EXPERIMENTAL + NOISE + ELECTRO + DARK AMBIENT + POWER ELECTRONICS + BREAKCORE

A rare night of live local Melbourne extreme, intense, creative and underground music!
Live: Noistruct, Nothinghunger, BasticH, Manticle & Doll Disorganation, Digital Assassin, Mystral Tide
Lounge Sunday 27th May 7.30pm - 243 Swanston Street Melbourne CBD - LIVE PERFORMANCE OF EXPERIMENTAL + NOISE + ELECTRO + DARK AMBIENT + POWER ELECTRONICS + BREAKCORE

A rare night of live local Melbourne extreme, intense, creative and underground music!

Live: Noistruct, Nothinghunger, BasticH, Manticle & Doll Disorganation, Digital Assassin, Mystral Tide

DJs: TBA

Venue: Lounge Bar Club Cafe , 1st Flr,243 Swanston St, Melbourne

Tickets: Free entry before 8pm, $4 @ Door, $3 with Flyer

Time: 7pm - 12am

Sound: Loud!

Melbourne is proud to unleash some of its local talent at this evening of unique music.

::: location:

::: category:

Where have all the fish gone?

Well, i hope that got you interested...

::: location:

Super Massive at Sinthetic, Golden Sheaf Hotel, Thursday 1st March

Free gig, cheap Becks beer and a new night for lovers of live electro/rock, with Sydney's newest dance/rock exemplars Super Massive playing the first show.

Super Massive play at the very first night of Sinthetic this Thursday 1st March, with Purple Sneakers DJs on the decks from 9pm.

Sinthetic is a new weekly electro/rock night at the Golden Sheaf, with no cover charge and cheap Becks beer on offer.

The perfect band to kick off the series, Super Massive is a stunningly huge sounding, creative dance/rock group from Sydney, with the distinction of bringing extra musical detail into their electro based songs with their beautiful, accomplished, live playing. They make dance/pop/rock songs with soul, beauty, hard filth, and gorgeous layers of synths and sounds.

Bowerbird Two (Brisbane)

Bowerbird Two, a live electronic music and media arts performance featuring Brisbane finest and guests.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - music