Funware Shared Artist in Residence

Artist in residence Call for Proposals

Funware Shared Artist in Residence:
Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam (NL)
BALTAN Laboratories, Eindhoven (NL)
Piksel, Bergen (NO)


BALTAN, NIMk and Piksel have launched an open call for proposals as part of the exhibition project Funware. We are looking for interesting new software art projects that can be developed in the period of June – November 2010 through a shared residency. The new work developed during the residency will be presented in the Funware exhibition at MU in Eindhoven, at HMKV in Dortmund and as part of the Piksel festival 2010.

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Refraction #2 - sound art performances

Refraction is a sound/new media performance series, featuring students performing alongside established artists. Refraction is dedicated to the support, mentorship and development of student projects as they take their practice from the classroom to the community.

Pimmon feat. Dappler Effect
Nick Wishart
Mailer Daemon
Dimentagon (UTS)

$5/$10 at the door

Bon Marche Studio, University of Technnology, Sydney
755 Harris St, Ultimo
Friday, 23 April 2010
18:30 - 20:30

Pimmon (aka Paul Gough) is recognised internationally as one of a handful of new artists pushing the boundaries of music and digital composition. Gough's music is a combination of pop, minimal composition, exotic drones and field recordings, which creates a dense, emotive, compelling and challenging listening experience. Refraction will see Pimmon collaborate with the Dappler Effect (aka Andrew Wholley) to evoke stunning visuals and epic reverberations.

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Vialka - 2010 Australian tour

dualpLOVER are proud to announce the French proto world punk explosion that is Vialka will be playing a FREE show at the Tokio Hotel Bar (Home nightclub front bar) on the 14th April, thats right absolutely free no strings attached free, Vialka will be onstage at 10pm SHARP for an hours set of the duo's patented drums and baritone guitar magic.

for venue details please visit

This is there only Sydney show, Vialka will be touring nationally throughout april.

08/04 - Perth/AU-WA TBA
09/04 - Brisbane/AU-QLD @ Ric's Bar
10/04 - Lennox Head/AU-NSW @ Lennox Pub
11/04 - Lismore/AU-NSW Keen St Warehouse, East Lismore
14/04 - Sydney/AU-NSW @ Tokio Hotel
15/04 - Adelaide/AU-SA @ Crown & Anchor
16/04 - Hobart/AU-TAS @ The Brisbane Hotel
17/04 - Melbourne/AU-VIC @ The Old Bar
17/04 - Melbourne/AU-VIC @ Pony (2am)

for further infomation visit

to celebrate the tour their latest album 'Succès Planétaire International'

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Warren Burt solo performance @ HOME CONCERT SERIES Number Three

The People's Republic of Australasia is thrilled to announce another of the biggest names in Australian experimental music will be performing HOME CONCERT SERIES Number Three!

The show will take place at 5 pm on Sunday April 11th at the People's Culture Palace in Camperdown.

Admission is FREE, but RSVP is essential.

Warren Burt - SOLO

Warren Burt, composer, performer, instrument builder, video artist,
will present a rare live concert of his work for computer and home-made instruments,

with new and classic video works.

Works include

· an excerpt from “A Book of Drones No. 5” (2007)
A microtonal composition for multiple software Moog synthesizers controlled from the computer screen

· “Exploring Ivan's Modes” (2009)

A live keyboard work for sampled tuning forks and motion-controlled effects

· A new work for electro-acoustic percussion boards (instruments assembled with hardware from Bunnings!) and live electronics

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BVDUB & SOFIE LOIZOU - "MILLIONS" released on Clone Records

Bvdub and Sofie Loizou are two passioned artists who have a special collaboration on this Southern Outpost offshoot! Sofie Loizou is at the forefront of the electronic music scene in Australia and Brock Van Wey (bvdub) is one of America's most prolific electronical artists known for his excellent deep house and dubby techno releases. The EP is evocative and wistful, enveloping the listener in a dream state. The two made an equisite piece of lush ambient techno with vocals of the Polish Natalia Grosiak (produced by Polish sound artist Dawid Szczesny). The combination of Natalia's enchanting vocals and exquisite textural sound beds creates a sublime experience of blissful melancholy. This is a highly limited run of only 200 copies... yeah we know.. it's crazy to have a Bvdub collaboration this limited... but its just a fun project of Southern Outpost and friends! Don't sleep!
Oz people can order from Radical Nature Records website

-- info from clone records page

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Crab Smasher / Raven / Infinite Decimals triple CD launch At 475

CURT recordings is proud to announce that both Newcastle pop-noise-mess barons CRAB SMASHER and FourPlay cellist Peter Hollo aka RAVEN are releasing limited edition 3 inch CDs on the label. Concurrently, Victoria's Infinite Decimals are touring New South Wales in support of their latest album, 0.18232323...

The three will pile into an afternoon show at 1/475 King St Newtown on Sunday 4th April at 4pm. All releases will be available, Curt releases at the usual ridiculous price of 5 dollars a piece.

Poster art by Lizzie Nagy

8 bucks entry at the door!

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Weird Gear Brisbane

BC/DC PRESENTS: WEIRD GEAR - LAST SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH w/ DJ Sheep, Bruce Highway, Len-1, Chubba, Jacquey

The Brisbane Crate Diggers Co-Op presents - WEIRD GEAR - A monthly event (last Sunday of every month) where the BC/DC crew play their favourite and weirdest records...

The event is syndicated with the Melbourne edition of Weird Gear. The focus is not on the dancefloor, so come and let your ears have an orgasm.

The Weird Gear crew dip into their record collection monthly and play a range of styles and genres including 60s and 70s Pop, Psych, Space Prog, Moog, Folk, Electronics, Jazz, Proto-Hip-Hop, Soundtracks and other eclectic treats!


It's FREE entry, and it's on at Rumpus Room, so you know it's going to be chill. LAST SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH from 3pm - 9pm.

The address for your GPS: Cnr. Boundary Rd & Russel St, West End

Resident DJs, the BC/DC - DJ Sheep, Bruce Highway, Len-1, Chubba, Jacquey + a SPECIAL GUEST INVITED EVERY MONTH TO JOIN THE MADNESS!

Stylus, 45 adaptors and other record accessories proudly supplied by Rocking Horse Records.

Much love to Callum Flack for the lovely flier artwork!

facebook page @

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Brisbane Crate Diggaz Co-Op [BC/DC] RECORD FAIR in Brisbane

Announcing the debut of the twice-yearly BC/DC RECORD FAIR in Brisbane.

BC/DC stands for the Brisbane Crate Diggaz Co-Op, a group of like minded record enthusiasts who are working towards a greater good for music in this city.

The fair is to be held on the same day as Weird Gear in APRIL, which is Sunday the 25th. You should be there if you're a vinyl head already!! But if you haven't checked it out by then, this is your chance...

The event kicks off at 3pm. And dealers will stay until 7 or 8pm. It's FREE entry, and it's a late start, so roll through whenever, it will be chill, no frantic diggin'... browse at your own leisure, in the comfort that is the RUMPUS ROOM. Portable turntables will be supplied with headphones, so if you need to listen, the gear is there... just bring yourself, your duckets and your mind.

The dealers at the fair are hand-picked because they are experts in their own field.... we will only be selling hip-hop, jazz, funk, prog/psych rock, soul, disco and food for the SAMPLERS...

All dealers come from a hip-hop/diggin' perspective and you can ask for what you need... Any requests for certain records or artists, please post them here and the crew will check it out and try bring stuff of that vein... lots of drum breaks, loops, rap singles, hip-hop records, etc. to be found. There will be cheap records, and there will be expensive records. But all of it will be priced reasonably, not eBay or popsike prices.

DJ Sheep (Tasman Connection)
Bruce Highway (Moist Wreckers)
Milesago (Rocking Horse)
Blunted Stylus (Jigsaw Geoff)
Jacquey (Worldwide Grooves)
Chubba (Phat Tape)
DJ Damage (Terntable Jediz)

+ Special guest MATTY FRESH selling a huge selection of dope NIKES from his store

weird gear facebook group :

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Auraltered State - performance series curated by Lucas Abela

Auraltered State
dualpLOVER and Performance Space
Sat 20 February & Sat 6 March, 8pm
{TRACK 12}

Performance Space in association with dualpLOVER invites you to Auraltered State #1 the first of eight free performances to be conducted across 2010 focusing on the music of New South Wales as heard through the ears of Lucas Abela. The performances will cross a wide spectrum of music from the state with a focus on some of our more entertaining, innovative, unusual and new thought artists. All shows will be held at the new Performance Space ClubHouse which has a limited capacity of 100 patrons so please come early. This series has been kindly supported by Arts NSW.

Auraltered State #1 – 20th February
Auraltered State #2 – 6th March

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Horrorshow : Inside Story Tour Feb - March 2010

Elefant Traks are proud to announce Horrorshow's first national headline tour in February-March 2010.

The buzz around Horrorshow is staggering: they've swept up everyone from triple j kids to purist hip hop heads and indie hipsters. Their new album Inside Story was triple j Album of the Week and their joint launch with Urthboy sold out the Metro Theatre in Sydney.

The evocative brand of earnest, ego-free hip-hop announced by their debut album The Grey Space, earned them an ARIA nomination for Best Urban Release. Coupled with acclaimed recordings is their growing reputation for explosive live shows, most recently winning over a swag of new fans during 25 shows (over 7000 payers) on the Spitshine Tour.

If you're talking hip hop, Horrorshow are a group to watch.

-- info via elefant traks website

***W.A Dates TBC*** Tickets on Sale Dec 18!

All tickets are available from

All Shows Are 18+ Except Sydney and Pushover (VIC)


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Kevin Blechdom's BARNWAVE show touring Australia & New Zealand Summer 2009

dualpLOVER is proud to announce the return or the avant-pop queen Kevin Blechdom with her BARNWAVE show spectacular touring australia and new zealand from dec til over the new year.

04 051209 Wellington

081209 Brisbane
+ Flying Scribble (Melbourne)
+ Brutal Hate Mosh
+ DJ Dot.AY
@ The Troubadour, $8

091209 Lismore
+Professor Blix, Skeletons Of The Devil
@ Tatts Hotel, 108 Keen St

111209 Newcastle
+ Rice Corpse, Casiogloria, alps and Liz Hurley
@ Croatian Club, Albert St, Wickham, $10

151209 Sydney
+ SINGING SADIE, Rice Corpse
@ Hermanns, cnt Butlin and City Rd, Sydney Uni, starts 8:30pm $15 /$10 Con

Call for Submission: Music for Another World Fiction Anthology

Call for submissions. Fantasy and science fiction stories on the theme of music.
Submission deadline 30th April 2010.

£80 per acceptance.
Full submission guidelines at

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Index with Clark (Warp/Plant Mu), Sub Bass Snarl and more

INDEX is set to finish the year on high with one of the most exciting new talents in electronic music today, the Warp Records man of the moment, CLARK. With comparisons made to the mighty APHEX TWIN, Clark has been turning heads for some time and his most recent album "Totem’s Flare" has been widely touted as one of dance music's records of the year.

The unique sound that CLARK has demonstrated that he’s the primary torch bearer amongst a new generation of artists who continue the vision that Warp was built on. Making innovative and boundary pushing electronic music that is difficult to replicate, CLARK's arsenal of beats will complimented by what is a killer local support lineup.

Local WARP Records artist HARMONIC 313 has promised something special for his last appearance at VOID party for 2009. With a recent release on KODE 9's, HYPERDUB label and one forthcoming on MALA's, DEEP MEDI MUSIC, Mark is one artist who is also making massive waves internationally.

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Daito Manabe at dorkbot Sydney & Big In Japan

woah Daito Manabe is going to be at dorkbot sydney this friday

video: eye/face movement -> sound @

this is my fav vid of his from a few years back - video turntablism with Ms Pinky & max/msp - was in awe when I saw this

dorkbot sydney event details:

What: “People doing strange things with electricity”.
Where: Black & Blue Gallery, 302/267-271 Cleveland Street Redfern
When: Friday 4th December, 5:30 - 6:30
Cost: FREE!

Dorkbot will be having a special presentation by Japanese electronic artist Daito Manabe in conjunction with the opening of Spooky Action at a Distance, a show curated by Amelia Groom at Black & Blue Gallery. The show hosts a selection of ten experimental video works by Japanese artists including the work of Daito Manabe.

After working as a system engineer and a programmer, Daito Manabe graduated from IAMAS (International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences) in 2004.
Redefining the existent media and technologies from unique angles, he has been active in various fields, such as art, design, and even research and development. He produces sounds, images, and light by analyzing and transforming numerical values gained from various sensors and input devices.

He is internationally active as a Turntablist and a Sound Artist using surround/oscillation/super low frequency technology and pursuing sensual peculiarity, commonality and interaction.

This is an interesting video demonstration of his work using electronic stimulus to face:

For more info

Daito Manabe is in Sydney for Kirin Big In Japan

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my friend john (foaf) converted a warehouse into a performance / event space called Lightspace in Brisbane. it looks so beautiful. he's done so well! I've always wanted to do that. am so jealous! oh the performances he's going to have there. studios upstairs too & coffee. I'd add music & book library. in fact I'd prob just move in upstairs and live there too. might be a bit noisy when the gigs are on though. anyone got a spare couple of mill? & I'd add a little private cinema / projection space - like third-ear in jerusalem (they're upstairs in a dvd store) but other than that it'd look like lightspace. perfect. maybe less glam as I have no $ ;) I have notebooks full of little drawings of a space and the things it'd have. one day maybe... I hope he does well with it - he deserves it. good luck! so if anyone needs a nice space for an event in Bris, let him know..

here's the blurb from the lightspace website's about page :


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