Sound arts

 
 
Alexandre Chèvremont - Donner lieu au son
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A philosophical reflection on the place of sound, from musical aesthetics to sound habitat, at the crossroads of sound, music and technology studies, and phenomenology.
Lauren Tortil - Mobile, Immersive, Magical
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
Tombolo Presses
forthcoming
An iconographic artist's book—at the crossroads of sound studies, media archaeology and visual anthropology—resulting from Lauren Tortil's research into the impact of sound technologies for individual use on our perception of the environment, through previously unpublished archives on the Walkman, Sony and the 1980s.
 Ultra-red - A Journal of Militant Sound Inquiry - Vol. 1 – Naming the Moment
2024
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
forthcoming
For their thirtieth anniversary, Ulta-red, the international sound art and popular education collective is releasing the first volume of Ulta-red: A Journal of Militant Sound Inquiry, investigating movement-based listening practices that take the forms of militant inquiry and political education. 
Pascal Battus - Traîner
2024
French edition
ARTDERIEN
forthcoming
Book-object: a collection of fifty drawings made on a train, within the meanders of a straight line.
France Jobin - Infinite Probabilities (Particle 2) (CD)
2024
Room40
forthcoming
An album recorded in different parts of the world, in which the Canadian composer and sound artist explores how quantum mechanics profoundly influences the perception of sound.
Akio Suzuki - Stone (CD)
2024
Room40
forthcoming
An exploration of sound, space and time using found objects and flute. (new remastered version by Lawrence English of the piece recorded by Akio Suzuki in Berlin in 1994).
Christina Kubisch - Stromsänger (vinyl LP)
2024
Important Records
forthcoming
Christina Kubisch's Stromsänger finds this legendary sound artist at the top of her game mixing electromagnetic wave recordings with a score for six voices, creating powerful results. Stromsänger is based on a collaboration with the Norwegian vocal ensemble Trondheim Voices and on a special experience while researching and recording electromagnetic waves in the city of Trondheim.
Ben Vida - Vocal Trio (vinyl LP)
2024
Die Schachtel / Blume Editions
forthcoming
Creatively visionary and groundbreaking on numerous terms, as well as being intoxicatingly beautiful and remarkably listenable, Ben Vida's "Vocal Trio" represents a striking step forward for one of the most ambitious and outstanding sonic artists working in the United States today.
Jean-Marie Massou - Sodorome - Volume III – Les Romans de Massou (vinyl LP)
2024
La Belle Brute
forthcoming
La Belle Brute's fourth release dedicated to "Art Brut" French artist Jean-Marie Massou, which delves his "novels", a series of sound fictions, created over the last two decades of his life, intertwining striking narratives via spoken text accompanied by collages of sound effects, music, and ambient sounds.
Phill Niblock - Rhymes With Water (vinyl LP)
2024
God Records
forthcoming
Two monumental pieces for flutes and additional voices.
Marc Hurtado - De cœur à cœur
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A large survey of Marc Hurtado's cinematographic, musical, poetic and plastic work, with texts by some thirty authors, artists, critics, poets and musicians from all over the world (Lydia Lunch, Pascal Comelade, Nicolas Ballet, F.J. Ossang, Kris Needs, Nick Soulsby, Nicole Brenez, Vincent Deville, Romain Perrot, Alexandre Breton, Marie Möör...).
Makis Solomos - Pour une écologie de la musique et du son - Le vivant, le mental et le social dans la musique, les arts sonores et les artivismes d\'aujourd\'hui
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An exploration of the ecologies of music and sound, from an ecosophical and emancipatory perspective.
Alessandro Bosetti - Portraits de Voix (CD)
2024
Kohlhaas
forthcoming
Sound artist and composer Alessandro Bosetti paints a series of portraits from a collection of conversations recorded in Italy over the course of a Summer.
Massimo Carozzi - Interplay (vinyl LP)
2024
Kohlhaas
forthcoming
Interplay is performed by five singers, from tenor clef to treble clef, recorded in different places at different times. Each singer had not listened to what the others had recorded before.
Kate Carr - Midsummer, London (CD)
2024
Persistence of Sound
Midsummer, London by one of the world's leading voices in field recording explores the different accents, musics, and other sonic phenomenon of London at locations tracing the river Thames, moving from the outskirts in the west to the outskirts in the east.
Revue & Corrigée
2024
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Anne Mathuri, Amal Khlif, Fanny Chiarello, Delphine Dora, Félicie Bazelaire, Dominique Grimaud, Kevin Orliange, the Fougère label, John Butcher...
Jean-Guy Coulange - Tout commence par un bruit
2024
French edition
various
A continuation of Jean-Guy Coulange's radio projects and his attempt to "show sound".
Olivia Block - The Mountains Pass (vinyl LP)
2024
Black Truffle
A major work by the American sound artist and composer, the culmination of three years' work inspired by nature and the animal world, introducing her voice, but also drums, into her sound palette.
Marian Zazeela - Dream House 78\'17\
2024
Superior Viaduct
currently out of stock
Originally released in 1974 on Shandar, Dream House 78'17" is the second full-length album by La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela. This first-time US edition reproduces the original gatefold sleeve with beautiful calligraphy by Zazeela and liner notes by Young and French musicologist Daniel Caux.
Marian Zazeela - Dream House 78\'17\
2024
Superior Viaduct
Originally released in 1974 on Shandar, Dream House 78'17" is the second full-length album by La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela. This first-time US edition reproduces the original gatefold sleeve with beautiful calligraphy by Zazeela and liner notes by Young and French musicologist Daniel Caux.
Phill Niblock - Boston III / Tenor / Index (vinyl LP)
2024
Alga Marghen
currently out of stock
Some of the earliest works by American composer Phill Niblock, including three never before released pieces: "Index" (1969), "Tenor," and "Boston III" (both from 1972). Until now, it's been impossible to encounter Niblock's compositions from earlier than the 1960s, a reality thankfully rectified by the long overdue publication of this LP on Alga Marghen.
Arts, écologies, transitions - Un abécédaire
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An "ABC of the arts in transition" examining the ecological turn of the arts, the outcome of long-term collective research into the fundamental elements running through the art world and, more generally, the aesthetic and social universe in the current ecological crisis.
Raven Chacon - A Worm\'s Eye View From a Bird\'s Beak
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
An overview of the career of Amerindian composer and artist Raven Chacon.
Magda Stawarska -
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - Imagine/otherwise
This critical biography guides readers through artist Magda Stawarska's practice via a series of journeys—from the streets of Istanbul to the canals of Venice and across the waters of Zanzibar.
OpticalSound
2024
French edition
OpticalSound
Optical Sound
120.00 80.00 €
Bundle (special offer for the purchase of eight issues of OpticalSound).
OpticalSound
2024
French edition
OpticalSound
Optical Sound
Interviews with Michel Dector et Jean-Baptiste Farkas, Alice Dourlen, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Jim O'Rourke, Steven Stapleton, Andrea Laszlo De Simone; Johanna Went and Dame Darcy by Nicolas Ballet; Mickael Vis; Yûichi Yokoyama; SMITH; Marcel Broodthaers; Current 93; IKHÉA©SERVICES; Alan Dunn; Oskar Schlemmer; Blaine L. Reininger; Martin Le Chevallier; Ludovic Chemarin©...
Jason Kahn - I Smile When the Sound Is Singing Through the Space (CD)
2024
Editions (Jason Kahn)
Eight pieces of free vocal improvisation by the duo of Jason Kahn and Alice Hui-Sheng Chang, who have been working together since 2015.
Jason Kahn - Eternal City (CD)
2024
Editions (Jason Kahn)
Three pieces spanning free improvisation, noise and extended saxophone technique with Ulrich Krieger, one of the masters of contemporary experimental music.
Andrea Taeggi - Nattdett (vinyl LP)
2024
Hands in the Dark / Fragments Editions
Berlin-based, Italian-born sound artist Andrea Taeggi introduces his debut release on Hands in the Dark records, an album showcasing six mesmerizing and rhythmically intricate electronic compositions.
Revue & Corrigée
2024
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Pakito Bolino; Basman Aldiwari; Phill Niblock by Kasper T. Toeplitz; Dominique Grimaud; Félix Blume; Leandro Barzabal; Dror Feiler...
Jessica Ekomane - Octavia / Manifolds (vinyl LP)
2024
Shelter Press - Records
A split album as part of the GRM Portraits series bringing together two pieces by Jessica Ekomane (explores the multiple possibilities of polyphonic writing) and Laurel Halo (for piano and electronics).
Giuseppe Ielasi - Rhetorical Islands (vinyl LP)
2024
Faitiche
First vinyl edition of Giuseppe Ielasi's archipelago of animated sound sculptures.
Charlemagne Palestine - The God Bear Archives 2 (2 CD)
2024
Matière Mémoire
currently out of stock
Unreleased tapes from the 70s and 80s.
 The Rita - Correlations
2024
English edition
Amaya Productions
currently out of stock
This monograph presents the visual language inseparable from the higly influential sound project of Sam McKinlay, pioneer of the "harsh noise wall" with the multidisciplinary entity The Rita.
Nina Dragičević - Auditory Poverty and its Discontents - An Essay
2024
English edition
Errant Bodies
Where sounding is understood as an exhibition of activity, vitality, and power, Nina Dragičević proposes that we analyse sonic phenomena in econo-political terms.
 Opening Performance Orchestra - It\'s Not Quite That Inventive (Sixty Years with Broken Music) (2 CD)
2024
Sub Rosa
The album includes Milan Knížák's 1973 private recording BROKEN MUSIC, released as a multiple of forty copies by Armin Hundertmark in 1983 on Edition Hundertmark, and a live version of BROKEN REBROKEN, performed in January 2020 at the Museum of Czech Music in Prague by Milan Knížák, Petr Ferenc (aka Phaerentz) and Opening Performance Orchestra.
The Aquarium is a Listening Glass
2024
English edition
Humboldt Books - Globetrotter
currently out of stock
The glass as a listening device.
Julia Eckhardt - Intermediary Spaces
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
umland / Q-O2
In the long interview that forms the body of this publication, Éliane Radigue talks about her work, her reflections and underlying research, as well as her historical context. The publication also contains a commented list of works and Radigue's programmatic text on The Mysterious Power of the Infinitesimal (new expanded edition).
Catherine Christer Hennix - Solo for Tamburium (2 vinyl LP)
2024
Blank Forms - Records
Solo for Tamburium captures Catherine Christer Hennix's most recent major work. Hennix plays an instrument of her own creation, a keyboard interface controlling a suite of eighty-eight recordings of precision-tuned tambura, creating a sweeping and continuous flow of rich harmonic interplay.
Catherine Christer Hennix - Solo for Tamburium (CD)
2024
Blank Forms - Records
Solo for Tamburium captures Catherine Christer Hennix's most recent major work. Hennix plays an instrument of her own creation, a keyboard interface controlling a suite of eighty-eight recordings of precision-tuned tambura, creating a sweeping and continuous flow of rich harmonic interplay.
Charlemagne Palestine - DINGGGDONGGGDINGGGzzzzzzz ferrrr SSSOFTTT DIVINI TIESSSSS!!!!!!!!! (vinyl LP)
2024
Blank Forms - Records
Two mesmerizing works for carillon, the keyboard-controlled bell tower derived in the 16th century.
 DASDAS - Un zèbre bleu aux yeux de mouche (vinyl LP)
2024
PiedNu
A record of outsider music (sound objects and voices) made by patients at Le Havre psychiatric hospital, accompanied by Aude Romary on cello and Nosfell.
Switched On - The Dawn of Electronic Sound by Latin American Women
2024
English edition
Contingent Sounds
currently out of stock
The first book dedicated exclusively to the female protagonists of Latin American electronic music.
Renato Leotta - Ondina (vinyl LP + booklet)
2024
Nero
An archive of sounds for interspecies communication, stemming from Renato Leotta's research on Posidonia Oceanica, an underwater plant endemic to the Mediterranean Sea.
Christina Kubisch - Zenger Station (vinyl LP)
2024
Edition Telemark
New electromagnetic recordings by Christina Kubisch: a suite of pieces focusing on the electromagnetic sound qualities of trams, buses and related infrastructure.
Éric La Casa - Parking (CD)
2024
Swarming
currently out of stock
Two works recorded 14 years apart, registering the behaviour and characteristics of environmental and instrumental sound resounding within multiple parking garages.
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