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Written By: evan on October 24, 2008 No Comment

At EMM, David Morneau presented a mix of 10 pieces called 60×365. Inspired by 60×60, Morneau wrote a 60 second piece every day for a year. The mix at EMM presented 10 selections from the year.

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Ten Minutes from 60×365
by David Morneau

The ten short pieces that constitute this [...]

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Written By: evan on October 24, 2008 No Comment

At EMM, Sam Tymorek presented a generative MAX/MSP piece called Stairs We Never Knew.

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Stairs We Never Knew

by Sam Tymorek

Stairs We Never Knew is an attempt to make a music that sounds as if it is fighting against itself. The piece is relentlessly noisy; the distorted sounds, from a [...]

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Written By: evan on October 21, 2008 No Comment

On Saturday, I caught up with composer Adam Scott Neal. Neal was at EMM presenting a piece called Obedience School, which is based on samples of his dog.

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Obedience School
by Adam Scott Neal

The structure and most of the sounds in Obedience School are derived from a 14.5-second recording of a [...]

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Written By: evan on October 21, 2008 No Comment

At the 10am concert on October 18th, Madelyn Byrne was at EMM presenting a piece titled Arrival.

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Arrival (mp3 is an excerpt)

by Madelyn Byrne

In this piece, travel serves as a metaphor for self-deiscovery, or its opposite – distraction. The sounds of travel and introspection, including traffic, trains, planes, breath, rain, and [...]

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Written By: evan on October 18, 2008 No Comment

Rob Voisey operates the music promotion company Vox Novus, and he oversees one of electronic music’s most popular annual competitions: 60 x 60.

At EMM 2008, Rob presented a continuously running 60 x 60 made up with submissions from composers in the midwest.

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60×60 Midwest Minute Madness

60×60 Midwest Minute Madness is an [...]

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Written By: evan on October 18, 2008 No Comment

Last night I tracked down Lewis University Professor and Co-Director of EMM Mike McFerron. We talked about how EMM got started, and what makes this year different from the other iterations of EMM. We also talked about some of his music, and that segment will appear in a later video.

Written By: evan on October 18, 2008 No Comment

On Friday morning at 10am, I was lucky enough to run into composer Nathan Kroms Davis at EMM. Despite the fact that neither of us was quite awake yet, he was nice enough to talk to me about his work and the piece he presented at EMM.

Nathan is a programmer and musician who specializes [...]

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Written By: evan on October 17, 2008 No Comment
More Pictures from EMM 2008

Pictures of the Lewis U Theatre

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