Garth Paine – on Listening to Nature and Acoustic Ecology

Garth is particularly fascinated with sound as an experiential medium, both in musical performance and as an exhibitable object. He is internationally regarded as an innovator in the field of interactivity in experimental music and media arts. He gave the Keynote at the 2016 NIME conference. In 2018, Garth was an artist in residence at […]

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Ivanna Muse – Inspiration making sound

Ivanna came to my attention from our mutual friend, Roger Malina. He had met her during a trip to MIT and thought that she might be an interesting person to interview for the “Sound and Data” channel. So this was a bit of a cold call since I was not that familiar with her work. It […]

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Singing Sap

Recorded on 2019-05-29

Join Scot Gresham-Lancaster, Ayen Kuol and Oskar Olsson for a demonstration of a musical mechanism created in PD with data taken from measurements of sap flow in ancient Polish oak trees.

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Roger Dean

Recorded on 2018-09-21

Roger Thornton Dean (born in 1948 in the UK) is a British-Australian musician, academic, biochemist and cognitive scientist. Alongside his academic research, he is always a composer/improviser, having worked with many key participants on the European and Australian new music and improvisation scenes, and being deeply involved in electroacoustic music. He founded the ensemble LYSIS […]

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Chris Chafe

Recorded on 2018-06-19

Chris Chafe talks about his years of experiences in the field of sonification with Scot Gresham-Lancaster. Chris is the Director of the Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics. Listeners who want to hear some of Chris’s excellent sonification work can go here:

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Martin Keary

Recorded on 2018-03-23

Martin Keary is a composer and visual artist based in London. “Apart from publishing work on musical topics, I write music for live ensembles, video games and film. My alma mater is the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where I completed an MMUS in composition under Gordon McPherson and Rory Boyle.” Martin came to my attention […]

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Mark Ballora – Sonification Research

Recorded on 2018-02-10

A real thrill to get a chance to talk to music technology guru and one of the most dedicated sonification researchers today. It was a great pleasure to talk to Mark about his ideas regarding the direction of future sonificaiton research and the slow and steady approach to acclimating our future culture(s) with the idea […]

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Carla Scaletti – Early Pioneer of Sonification Research

Recorded on 2018-01-18

Carla Scaletti is an experimental composer and designer of the Kyma sound design language and co-founder of Symbolic Sound Corporation. Her compositions always begin with a “what-if” hypothesis and involve live electronics interacting with acoustic sources and environments. The listener is encouraged to first watch Carla’s brilliant keynote at the 2017 International Conference of Audio […]

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The Field of Sonification

Recorded on 2017-09-12

Scot Lancaster and Greg Kramer discuss the field of sonification–the use of non-speech audio to convey information or perceptualize data. This conversation deals with its origins and possible uses in the future.

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Bacteria Singing- Willy wonka or Theranostics?

Recorded on 2017-01-05

Jeremiah Gassensmith speaks to Roger Malina and Ritwik Kaikini about the mechanisms and application of proteins, bacteria and bioluminescence in the present world. If bacteria sing what would it sound like? How do we hear them?

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