Movement in Time (Troy Ducharme)
...In the tape part, extreme registers and sounds that, although
suggestive, cannot be unequivocally linked to a natural or instrumental
sound source leave its interpretation wide open...
...The concept behind Unsequenced Memories was a retirement home in my
neighbourhood, which brought to my mind problems of memory. I was
interested in how, in the course of aging, many people retain very
clear distinct memories. At the same time, I became interested in how
difficult these memories sometimes are to keep in order...
Deus Ex Machina (Jason Stanford)
Crudely translated from Latin as 'god out of apparatus (or mechanism,
machine)' Deus Ex Machina
is an especially apt statement given that this piece is a work wholly
for computer-generated multi-channel surround digital audio. The
etymology of the term is from ancient dramaturgy, when the character of
a god was lowered by stage machinery to resolve a plot or get the
protagonist out of an impossible situation...
Fractal Sound-Scape 3 (Tim
For many years, I have been captivated by the visual images derived from
the Mandelbrot Fractal. A very simple equation, turned in on itself in
a recursive way results in a whole world of coastlines...