Sound and music computing

Performance, Processing and Perception of Communicative Motion for Avatars and Agents

KTH Royal Institute of Technology - 22 min 32 sec ago

Time: Tue 2017-08-15 - 17.00

Location: Fantum, Lindstedsvägen 24, 5th floor

Type of event: Seminars

Performance, Processing and Perception of Communicative Motion for Avatars and Agents

KTH Royal Institute of Technology - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 02:23

Time: Tue 2017-06-20 15.00 - Tue 2017-08-15 17.00

Location: Fantum, Lindstedsvägen 24, 5th floor

Type of event: Seminars

This seminar is held August 15.

Interested to become a PA at MCG?

The Music Cognition Group (MCG) searches for an enthusiastic and well-organized personal assistant (PA) acting as a first point of contact -with people from both inside and outside MCG- during the Academic Year 2017/18. N.B. You have to be a student at UvA. Deadline: 1 September 2017.

Premiere of Leigh Landy's 'Mezihlas -- Přeshlas -- Nahlas', July 28th

The latest work by MTI's Leigh Landy – titled 'Mezihlas -- Přeshlas -- Nahlas' ('Radio--Voice--Overs') – will be premiering on Czech national radio on July 28th as part of the anniversary of Radio Atelier:

The work can be listened to here (scroll down to the bottom of the page):

'Electro-cricket' Workshop! Phoenix, Thursday July 27th

'Electro-cricket' workshop coming up for ages 8+, organised by MTI as part of the Interfaces project, co-funded by the EU's Creative Europe project!
Thursday 27 July, 12pm – 3pm, Drop–in, free

Make complex beats, rhythms, pops, clicks and chirps with the Electro-Cricket, a DIY musical instrument! Work together and build an orchestra of ‘relay-based oscillators’ then use everyday objects to amplify and change the sound of your instrument.

Free, drop in – no booking required. Please be aware that children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. There may be a short wait at busy times.

CASAS: Technology meets choral music

Phonos project - UPF - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 12:10
Series: Friday, 2017, July 21 - 20:00 21.07.2017 - 20:00h Sala Polivalent UPF Poblenou C/ Roc Boronat 138 Barcelona

Free admission


The research project CASAS (Community-Assisted Singing Analysis and Synthesis), directed by Emilia Gomez of the Music Information Research Lab - Music Technology Group, studies the repertoire of choral music in Catalonia and Spain to develop technological tools that help the practice of singing. Coinciding with the 11th World Symposium of Choral Music that will take place this year in Barcelona, we present this project that will be accompanied by a concert by the Anton Bruckner choir.

The Anton Bruckner choir formed by 40 singers under the direction of Júlia Sesé, have collaborated actively in CASAS project.


Psalm 2, Op.78-1, F.B. Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Solists: Sara Sarroca, Berta Armengol, Miquel Villalba, Robert Bailey, Clara Puig, Míriam Farré, Ruben Ortiz, Pol Requesens.

Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen, Op.74-1, J. Brahms (1833-1897)

1. Warum ist das Licht gegeben

2. Lasset uns unser Herz samt den Händen aufheben        

3. Siehe, wir preisen selig

4. Choral

Os justi, A. Bruckner (1824-1896)

Christus factus est, A. Bruckner (1824-1896)

O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf, Op.74-2, J. Brahms (1833-1897)

1. O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf

2. O Gott, ein’ Tau vom Himmel gieß

3. O Erd, schlag aus

4. Hier leiden wir die grösste Not

5. Da wollen wir all danken dir

Fünf Gesänge, Op.104 (selection),  J. Brahms (1833-1897)

1. Nachtwache I

2. Nachtwache II

3. Letztes Glück

Richte mich, Gott, Op.78-2, F.B. Mendelssohn (1809-1847)


with the support of:

Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (MINECO) European Union - FEDER Generalitat de Catalunya: Departament de Cultura
Ajuntament de Barcelona: Barcelona Cultura
Universitat Pompeu Fabra




Séverine Ballon - Clay Theatre San Francisco

CCRMA-Stanford University - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 04:54
Date:  Fri, 07/07/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location:  Clay Theatre San Francisco Event Type:  Concert CCRMA visiting scholar Séverine Ballon will perform music she wrote for the recent movie THE ORNITHOLOGIST at 7.00PM at the Clay Theatre in San Francisco. 

Directed by Joao Pedro Rodrigues (2016, Portugal, France, Brazil, DCP, Color, 117' ), the movie was awarded a best director prize at Locarno International Film Festival 2016.

10.50 - Tickets from Landmark Theatres Open to the Public

The latest addition to the MTI team

Meet our most recent staff member, Mike Blow!

By way of introduction, here's a video from a recent event at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford which featured three of Mike's sound installations:

- 'Aeolus' Cabinet', a collection of sounds of the wind;

- 'The Peace Music Project' making music out of ex-military weapons control panels, and,

- 'Colony' an outdoor installation piece.

MTI alumnus wins Best Music at India's National Film Awards

MTI alumnus Tanuj Tiku has won Best Music at India's 64th National Film Awards, for his work on the film 'Leeches':

Congratulations Tanuj!

AES E-News: June 28, 2017

AES E-News - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 22:59
1. New York Convention Registration Open
2. New AES Live Videos Available
3. Upcoming Conference News
4. Time to Vote in AES Elections
5. DOIs for AES Conference Proceedings
6. Job Board Update
7. AES Journal June Issue Now Available

MTI presents: Garth Paine

The De Montfort University Music, Technology & Innovation 2016-17 #LoveInternational concert series presents:

Wednesday June 28th 2017, 7pm, PACE

Our final event of the 2016-17 concert season: a very special concert by electroacoustic composer and former MTI member Garth Paine, currently professor of Digital Sound and Interactive Media at the School of Arts Media and Engineering and Digital Culture program at Arizona State University.

PACE building, Richmond Street, Leicester UK, LE2 7BQ
Start time 7pm
Free entry

Lake Como School of Advanced Studies on Music, Language and Cognition

Lake Como School of Advanced Studies on Music, Language and Cognition

Art & Sound Symposium

MTI's annual Art & Sound symposium takes place Friday June 23rd & Saturday June 24th 2017! Lots of great talks, installations, performances, & more - check out the full schedule:

Art & Sound is a series of symposia funded by De Montfort University, Leicester, with a special focus on initiating discussion across disciplines and art forms, and between academics and practitioners. It aims each time to take a new theme and open up discourse amongst a greater number of the arts, welcoming contributions from both the digital and fine arts.

Juan J. Bosch defends his PhD thesis

MTG (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:02
27 Jun 2017

Date: Thursday, June 27th, 2017 at 11:30h in room 55.309 (Tanger Building, UPF Communication Campus)

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