2 years ago
Selected Links: Eliane Radigue
Eliane Radigue 30 Years Ago and Now (DRAM/NWR)
In the process of digitising 40 Phill Niblock Experimental Intermedia radio shows from the 1980s, DRAM and NWR are using this opportunity to reconnect with the artists featured and examine how their approach has developed 30 years on.
This hour-long podcast features an early-80s interview with Eliane in which she talks about her “non-event music”, along with audio from a live recording of Adnos III. It also contains an extract from solo-cello piece Naldjorlak (full recording on Shiiin, 2008) and a recent catch-up conversation with clarinetist Carol Robinson and Eliane on her post-ARP work.

Selected Links: Eliane Radigue

Eliane Radigue 30 Years Ago and Now (DRAM/NWR)

In the process of digitising 40 Phill Niblock Experimental Intermedia radio shows from the 1980s, DRAM and NWR are using this opportunity to reconnect with the artists featured and examine how their approach has developed 30 years on.

This hour-long podcast features an early-80s interview with Eliane in which she talks about her “non-event music”, along with audio from a live recording of Adnos III. It also contains an extract from solo-cello piece Naldjorlak (full recording on Shiiin, 2008) and a recent catch-up conversation with clarinetist Carol Robinson and Eliane on her post-ARP work.

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Hear three out of print titles on Ubuweb
Avant-garde enthusiasts Ubuweb have made available three essential but sadly out of print works by Eliane, Geelriandre and Arthesis (1972), Adnos I-III (1975-83) and Kyema, Intermediate States (2002).
It’s worth noting that much of Eliane’s work is currently in print, see releases on labels such as Lovely Music, Experimental Intermedia and Important Records.

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Hear three out of print titles on Ubuweb

Avant-garde enthusiasts Ubuweb have made available three essential but sadly out of print works by Eliane, Geelriandre and Arthesis (1972), Adnos I-III (1975-83) and Kyema, Intermediate States (2002).

It’s worth noting that much of Eliane’s work is currently in print, see releases on labels such as Lovely Music, Experimental Intermedia and Important Records.

Selected Links: Eliane Radigue
Prism Escape Interview and Empty Music: L’île Re-Sonante
In the first article, Eliane Radigue gives a lengthy interview to Prism Escape about her music-making process and relationship with the ARP 2500.
Secondly, musician Chuck Johnson's 'Empty Music' uses spectral analysis to reveal more about the structure of one of Eliane's later ARP works 'L'île Re-Sonante' (recording available on Shiiin).

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Prism Escape Interview and Empty Music: L’île Re-Sonante

In the first article, Eliane Radigue gives a lengthy interview to Prism Escape about her music-making process and relationship with the ARP 2500.

Secondly, musician Chuck Johnson's 'Empty Music' uses spectral analysis to reveal more about the structure of one of Eliane's later ARP works 'L'île Re-Sonante' (recording available on Shiiin).

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The Morning Concert with Eliane Radigue (KPFA-FM, 1980)
This radio interview and performance from December 1980 is hosted by the Internet Archive. 
Eliane tells Charles Amirkhanian about her early experiences of concrete music as a student of Pierre Henry and Pierre Schaefer, and explains the later influence of Tibetan Buddism on her work. 
 This recording also features the live performance of two landmark works, Chry-ptus (full recording available on Schoolmap)  and Triptych (full recording available on Important Records).

Selected Links: Eliane Radigue

The Morning Concert with Eliane Radigue (KPFA-FM, 1980)

This radio interview and performance from December 1980 is hosted by the Internet Archive.

Eliane tells Charles Amirkhanian about her early experiences of concrete music as a student of Pierre Henry and Pierre Schaefer, and explains the later influence of Tibetan Buddism on her work.

 This recording also features the live performance of two landmark works, Chry-ptus (full recording available on Schoolmap)  and Triptych (full recording available on Important Records).

2 years ago

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A Portrait of Eliane Radigue (2009, Austrian IMA)

This intimate 15-minute “portrait” by the Austrian Institute for Media Archeology provides an insight into Eliane’s seminal work on the ARP 2500, through discussion of process and performance.

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The first UK retrospective of Eliane Radigue’s work is to take place in London next month, and to celebrate we have complied a selection of valuable online resources related to the work of France’s finest drone composer and queen of the ARP 2500 synthesizer. Posts to follow…
'Triptych: The Music of Eliane Radigue', organised by Sound and Music, runs from 12-26 June 2011 (London, various venues).

Selected Links: Eliane Radigue

The first UK retrospective of Eliane Radigue’s work is to take place in London next month, and to celebrate we have complied a selection of valuable online resources related to the work of France’s finest drone composer and queen of the ARP 2500 synthesizer. Posts to follow…

'Triptych: The Music of Eliane Radigue', organised by Sound and Music, runs from 12-26 June 2011 (London, various venues).

2 years ago
Further with…The Disintegration Loops #5: Oval, 94discont. (Mille Plateaux, 1995)
Minimal electronic loop-music, this entire album is made up of collaged recordings of “prepared” cdrs, which were scratched and damaged before play to produce an error-skipping effect.

Further with…The Disintegration Loops #5: Oval, 94discont. (Mille Plateaux, 1995)

Minimal electronic loop-music, this entire album is made up of collaged recordings of “prepared” cdrs, which were scratched and damaged before play to produce an error-skipping effect.

2 years ago
Further with…The Disintegration Loops #4: Chris Watson, ‘Vatnajökull’ from Weather Report (Touch, 2003)
Sound-recordist Chris Watson captures the sounds of a natural change of state in the slow thaw of an Icelandic glacier into the waters of the Norwegian Sea.

Further with…The Disintegration Loops #4: Chris Watson, ‘Vatnajökull’ from Weather Report (Touch, 2003)

Sound-recordist Chris Watson captures the sounds of a natural change of state in the slow thaw of an Icelandic glacier into the waters of the Norwegian Sea.

2 years ago
Further with…The Disintegration Loops #3: Terry Riley, Music for The Gift (First recorded 1963, can be found on Cortical Foundation CD, 2000)
Early adventures in tape looping and feedback, as Riley processed a recording he had made of Chet Baker’s Quartet he reported that he was “starting to understand what repetition could do for musical form”.

Further with…The Disintegration Loops #3: Terry Riley, Music for The Gift (First recorded 1963, can be found on Cortical Foundation CD, 2000)

Early adventures in tape looping and feedback, as Riley processed a recording he had made of Chet Baker’s Quartet he reported that he was “starting to understand what repetition could do for musical form”.

2 years ago
Further with…The Disintegration Loops #2: Auto-Destructive Art
A violent reaction to a violent world, Auto-Destructive Art is art that self-destructs, if it leaves a trace this is then cast away. 
Artist Gustav Metzger created manifestos for Auto-Destructive Art in 1959, 1960 and 1961, read them here.

Further with…The Disintegration Loops #2: Auto-Destructive Art

A violent reaction to a violent world, Auto-Destructive Art is art that self-destructs, if it leaves a trace this is then cast away.

Artist Gustav Metzger created manifestos for Auto-Destructive Art in 1959, 1960 and 1961, read them here.