Sound and music computing

Noah Fram on Detecting Musical Surprisal

CCRMA-Stanford University - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 23:51
Date:  Fri, 06/01/2018 - 10:30am - 12:00pm Location:  CCRMA Seminar Room Event Type:  Hearing Seminar What can be better than surprises and music?  Are you surprised?  What are the neural implications of surprise?
FREE Open to the Public

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Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk): Spring Concert 2018

CCRMA-Stanford University - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 02:53
Date:  Sat, 06/09/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm Location:  Bing Concert Hall, Stanford University Event Type:  Concert The Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk) will present its 2018 spring concert in Bing Concert Hall on Saturday, June 9th. You are warmly invited to an evening of music for the full ensemble of humans, laptops, new instruments, and musical spaces. This is the 10th anniversary of SLOrk, and there will be a pre-concert talk by director Ge Wang about the medium and history of the laptop orchestra, starting at 6:45pm. The concert begins at 7:30pm.   FREE Open to the Public

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MTG Alumni and Reactable at AMEBA ParkFest

Phonos project - UPF - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 15:03
Saturday, 2018, May 26 - 17:30   Phonos and AMEBA, in collaboration with the Music Technology Group of Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Reactable Systems, present two open-access activities in relation to research in technology and musical creation at Ameba ParkFest, a popular culture and Electronic music festival:
17:30 The Music Technology Group from Universitat Pompeu Fabra will showcase a selection of projects from alumni. With a pitch format of 15 minutes per project, we will present research related to technology and EDM.

18:30 Reactable systems will introduce their more recent apps (Rotor, STEPS y SNAPS), which are the partial result of joint research with the Music Technology Group within the GiantSteps project.  After an introductory talk, the Reactable team will demonstrate their apps in an informal jam-session with them.

  ***If you want to get a download voucher for any of the apps you may register here (the activity is free).
**If you are not yet a member of AMEBA, you can join the association here.

 

John Schott, electric guitar -- Matthew Wright, digital sound

CCRMA-Stanford University - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 07:17
Date:  Sat, 06/02/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm Location:  CCRMA Stage Event Type:  Concert John Schott and Matt Wright have been musically collaborating for 18 years both as a duo and also with the late David Wessel as That Situated Trio, who performed in the U.S. and Europe. Matt and John have carried on with recent duo performances in the Bay Area and New York. Together they develop a number of musical programs and interfaces for Matt that provide certain limits and affordances for their improvisatory explorations. These include pre-recorded samples of John playing, as well as programs that listen to John's live guitar and respond, and programs that allow Matt to improvise harmonically, melodically, and rhythmically. The music can range from abstract, contemplative, thrashing, grooving, not grooving, bluesy, Viennese, and downright insane.
Free Open to the Public

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Concert of the International Course of Musical Composition (4th edition)

Phonos project - UPF - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 13:41
Series: Thursday, 2018, May 17 - 20:00 17.05.2018 - 20:00h Sala Polivalent UPF Poblenou C/ Roc Boronat 138 Barcelona

Free Admission

 

 

Phonos hosts the final concert of the International Course of Musical Composition Barcelona Modern-Institut Français.

The works created by composers during the course will be presented with the performance of BCN2016.

Program:

 

Musca Depicta -for 4 instruments and electronics- Matías Fernández Rosales (bcn)621 -for percussion, cello and laptop- Gil Dori Gusanos de Luz -for bass clarinet, cello and aplified piano- Irene Gregori Cuatro disparates de Goya -for 4 instruments and electronics- Joan Gómez Alemany

 

BCN216

 

Erica L. Wise, cello

Xavi Castillo, clarinet

Miquel Vich, percussion

Jordi Masó, piano

Francesc Prat, director

 

David Albet, artistic director

 

in collaboration with:

Institut Français Barcelona Modern Ensemble
 

with the support of:

Generalitat de Catalunya: Departament de Cultura Ajuntament de Barcelona: Barcelona Cultura
Universitat Pompeu Fabra Category:

Ekmeles

CCRMA-Stanford University - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 02:48
Date:  Sat, 05/19/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm Location:  CCRMA Stage Event Type:  Concert Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble performs new works for sextet and electronics by Stanford composers: Chris Lortie, Jessie Marino, Charlie Sdraulig, Davor Branimir Vincze, Nick Virzi, and Andrew Watts.

Ekmeles is a vocal ensemble dedicated to the performance of new and rarely-heard works, and gems of the historical avant garde. New York is home to a vibrant instrumental New Music scene, with a relative paucity of vocal music. Ekmeles was founded to fill the gap by presenting new a cappella repertoire for solo voices, and by collaborating with these instrumental ensembles. For more information see - ekmeles.com FREE Open to the Public

AES E-News: May 6, 2018

AES E-News - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 23:19
1. AES Membership Month
2. Recording and Production Feature at AES Milan Convention
3. 145th Convention Call and Hotels
4. May Inside Track
5. New AES Live Videos Available
6. Greatest JAES Papers of All Time?
7. Upcoming Conference News
8. Standards News
9. Job Board Update
10. AES April Issue Now Available

El Sindicato de Altavoces

Phonos project - UPF - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:57
Wednesday, 2018, May 9 - 19:30 09.05.2018 - 19:30h Sala Aranyó (UPF) C/ Roc Boronat 138 Barcelona Freee Entrance
    Acousmatic concert curated by Pablo Fredes.       Program:   "Construction aquatique" Medín Peiron "Avez-vous dit Monk?" Matías Fernandez  Rosales "The connections of my heart" Guillermo Rizzotto "Shinkansen" Simon Vincent

 

Supported by:

Generalitat de Catalunya: Departament de Cultura Ajuntament de Barcelona: Barcelona Cultura
Universitat Pompeu Fabra

 

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"El Delta Sona" in the second edition of AcustiCat

Phonos project - UPF - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:00

Phonos will take part in the next Congrés Català d'Acústica (AcustiCat) to present the project El Delta Sona. This project, which began in 2013, consists of a series of workshops with the aim to promote the knowledge and interest of secondary and high school students to the natural environment and technology through work with sound. In these workshops, students go through the natural spaces of the Delta del Llobregat recording sounds, identifying them and finally making a sound map of the space with the Freesound platform.

AcustiCat, which this year celebrates its second edition from April 24 to 26 in the city of Terrassa, is a congress on environmental acoustics that addresses and deals with a set of challenges and dilemas (including the participation of Phonos within the dilemma 4 : Actions and projects of participation and citizen science towards noise: Pecha Kucha). The presentation of El Delta Sona will be in the Sala Ferran Casablanques of the Museu de la Ciència i de la Tecnica de Catalunya starting at 12:15am on Thursday, April 26. The full program of the day can be found at this link: http://www.congresacusti.cat/#/programa

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Noise Awareness Week - "Barcelona Sona" activities

Phonos project - UPF - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 13:29
Wednesday, 2018, April 25 - 09:00 to 20:30

Wednesday, April 25th is the International Noise Awareness Day and Barcelona will join the "Barcelona sona" program that includes routes and activities to enhance the city's richess and sonic beauty. Phonos will participate in three of the activities organized under the "Barcelona Sona" program:

 

 

 

 

9.00 a 11.00h: MATINAL SONORA: TXAC-TXAC, PIU-PIU, COAC-COAC O MEC-MEC?

What sounds surround us or everyday life? In the city, sounds or noises predominate? Strolling through the Ciutadella Park we will become aware of the soundscapes that surround us and we will register them with professional equipment. We will learn to recognize different species of birds from their singing.
By Eloïsa Matheu and Ilaria Sartori from Phonos. Organized by La Fàbrica del Sol.

11.30 a 14.00h: MATINAL SONORA: CREATING A SOUND MAP

With the collaboration of experts, we will edit and upload our recordings on the internet to create, among all, a sound map.
By Eloïsa Matheu and Ilaria Sartori from Phonos. Organized by La Fàbrica del Sol. With the collaboration of the Mapa Barcelona + Sostenible. It will include a small breakfast.

More info and registration (free activity): http://ajuntament.barcelona.cat/lafabricadelsol/inscripcions/matinal-sonora

18.00 a 20.00h: CLAQUETA I ACCIÓ! SONIC SEA

Round table on sound landscape and acoustic biology and projection of the documentary Sonic Sea. We will explore the fundamental role of sound in our environment and the dramatic and sudden changes that human activity causes in delicate natural habitats.
By  Eloïsa Matheu and Ilaria Sartori from Phonos. Co-organized by the Environmental Classroom of the District of San Andreu, Centre de la Platja and La Fàbrica del Sol. With the collaboration of Can Fabra and Aliança Mar Blava, which Barcelona City Council has been a part since 2016, for the defense and preservation of the marine environment in the face of hydrocarbon prospections.

More info and registration (free activity): http://ajuntament.barcelona.cat/lafabricadelsol/inscripcions/claqueta-i-accio-sonic-sea

20.00 a 20.30h: SHHHHHTMOB!

By Eloïsa Matheu and Ilaria Sartori from Phonos. Inspired by "Silencis_al territori", by Dadà Barcelona. Co-organized by the Environmental Classroom of the District of San Andreu, Centre de la Platja and La Fàbrica del Sol.

More info (no registration required): http://ajuntament.barcelona.cat/lafabricadelsol/inscripcions/shhhhhtmob

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Noise Awareness Week - "Barcelona Sona" activities

Phonos project - UPF - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 16:26

The Department of Environmental Quality of the City of Barcelona in collaboration with the Generalitat de Catalunya organizes "What noise we do?", An activity of citizen participation framed in the program of activities of the Week without Noise, to be held from April 23 to 29 of 2018, coinciding with the International Day of Sensitization towards Noise. Phonos will participate in three of the activities organized within the "Barcelona Sona" program:

 

 

 

MATINAL SONORA: TXAC-TXAC, PIU-PIU, COAC-COAC O MEC-MEC?
Wednesday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
What sounds surround us or everyday life? In the city, sounds or noises predominate? Strolling through the Ciutadella Park we will become aware of the soundscapes that surround us and we will register them with professional equipment. We will learn to recognize different species of birds from their singing.
By Eloïsa Matheu and Ilaria Sartori from Phonos. Organized by La Fàbrica del Sol.

MATINAL SONORA:  CREATING A SOUND MAP
Wednesday, April 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
With the collaboration of experts, we will edit and upload our recordings on the internet to create, among all, a sound map.
By Eloïsa Matheu and Ilaria Sartori from Phonos. Organized by La Fàbrica del Sol. With the collaboration of the Mapa Barcelona + Sostenible. It will include a small breakfast.

More info and registration (free activity): http://ajuntament.barcelona.cat/lafabricadelsol/inscripcions/matinal-sonora

CLAQUETA I ACCIÓ! SONIC SEA
Wednesday, April 25, from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Round table on sound landscape and acoustic biology and projection of the documentary Sonic Sea. We will explore the fundamental role of sound in our environment and the dramatic and sudden changes that human activity causes in delicate natural habitats.
By  Eloïsa Matheu and Ilaria Sartori from Phonos. Co-organized by the Environmental Classroom of the District of San Andreu, Centre de la Platja and La Fàbrica del Sol. With the collaboration of Can Fabra and Aliança Mar Blava, which Barcelona City Council has been a part since 2016, for the defense and preservation of the marine environment in the face of hydrocarbon prospections.

More info and registration (free activity): http://ajuntament.barcelona.cat/lafabricadelsol/inscripcions/claqueta-i-accio-sonic-sea

SHHHHHTMOB!
Wednesday, April 25, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Silent Flashmob.
By Eloïsa Matheu and Ilaria Sartori from Phonos. Inspired by "Silencis_al territori", by Dadà Barcelona. Co-organized by the Environmental Classroom of the District of San Andreu, Centre de la Platja and La Fàbrica del Sol.

More info (no registration required): http://ajuntament.barcelona.cat/lafabricadelsol/inscripcions/shhhhhtmob
 

Diptic_SSS_.pdf

Ángel Faraldo, new Artistic Director of Phonos

Phonos project - UPF - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 13:54

Ángel Faraldo joins Phonos as Artistic Director.

Active as an experimental music maker, Ángel Faraldo extends his work with sound installations, site-specific actions and sound design for dance and opera. He is interested in processes that maximise minimal resources, developing a critical and ecological perspective of live-electronic music, as materialised in his cycle The Feedback Study Series, his digital synthesiser MISS or his approach toward the no-input-mixer. Furthermore, he has done significant labor performing and producing live-electronic music for soloists and ensembles such as Frédérique Cambreling, Naoko Yoshino, Ensemble Sillages, Placa Base Col·lectiu Instrumental, and especially as a member of Vertixe Sonora Ensemble since its foundation. He has studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Music (Madrid) and the Institute of Sonology (The Hague), obtaining his PhD degree from the Music Technology Group at Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). https://www.angelfaraldo.info/

By adding this position, Phonos wants to boost its activities and open new perspectives in the areas of education, research, creation and promotion.

Co-adaptation in situated dialogue reference resolution

KTH Royal Institute of Technology - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 22:21






Time: Tue 2018-03-13 15.00

Location: F0, TMH

Type of event: Seminarier





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