electric re::view #1 - May 2020
[from the STUDIO archive and recommendations]

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Luciano Berio [Italy] "naturale" viola and percussion – 20min
Stephen Upshaw [viola], Calie Hough [percussion] and Mark Hewitt [tape]
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Sonic Coast [1] Hooke Park 2014
In 2014 associate artist, Marc Yeats was selected to be a Composer Curator with Sound and Music's Composer Curator Scheme. Marc programmed 5 contemporary music concerts in unusual spaces around West Dorset, under the collective title Sonic Coast 'Live'.


Electroacoustical Poetical Society Episode 1
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First episode of a new podcast series of short pieces by Marjorie Van Halteren, sound poet/composer and producer of That Tuesday. This first episode is called, "Another Part of the Forest," a collaboration with poet Ilaria Boffa, in Padua, Italy.


Silent Spring :: Rachel Carson
.pdf of the full text here

Published on September 27, 1962, documenting the adverse environmental effects caused by the indiscriminate use of pesticides. Carson accused the chemical industry of spreading disinformation, and public officials of accepting the industry's marketing claims unquestioningly.

Track of the month:

Re[De]lay Extinction Mix :: David Rogers
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Recorded live at electricbackroom STUDIO Saturday 6th May 2017, part of IDCD responses 'soundcamp'. re-mixed for the Being Human Festival 2019 'Sounds from the Garden' 16th/17th November 2019 at the Horniman Museum, London. Reading from Rachel Carson's 'Silent Spring' by Gigi Sudbury, 10 extinct birds read by Nigel Slight.

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