Sound arts

 
 
Ella Finer - Silent Whale Letters - A Long-Distance Correspondence, on All Frequencies
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
A long-distance correspondence reflecting on the infravoice of a blue whale and other so-called “silent” subjects.
Thibault Walter - Audio Trouble - Étude sur les pratiques aurales d\'une école d\'art
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
forthcoming
A singular book resulting from an investigation on the arts of sharing sound in an art school based on experiments with Scott Arford, Mario de Vega, Kevin Drumm, Christina Kubisch, Randy H.Y. Yau, art students and Jason Kahn who offers here a text on his listening to the place.
 SIGNA - Det åbne hjerte (The Open Heart) (2 vinyl LP)
2023
Tochnit Aleph
forthcoming
A record resulting from a 12-hour participatory performance by the Danish collective.
Emilie Roby - T A L O S
2023
texts in English and French
Le laps
forthcoming
A semi-digital audio publication by performance artist and musician from Northwestern Quebec Emilie Roby.
 Charlemagne Palestine - Aa Sschmmettrroossppecctivve
2023
English edition
MER. B&L
forthcoming
1000 pictures and documents from the work and life of Charlemagne Palestine explode from the pages of the book, superimposed in "strumming" layers, weaving the historical and present (new expanded edition).
 The London Sound Survey - From Dusk Till Dawn (CD)
2023
Persistence of Sound
forthcoming
The posthumous album of naturalist field recordings from The London Sound Survey: a sound-journey through the dark in East Anglia, roaming across the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk to places whose sounds have a precarious existence outside the crowded realities of modern everyday life.
Méandre(s) - An experience in spontaneous, collective creating (book + CD + DVD)
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Chant du Moineau / Casta - Books
forthcoming
A sound and music experience along the Dordogne river, with Le Chant du Moineau and the Ensemble UN orchestra (Pascal Battus, Benjamin Bondonneau, Michel Doneda, Jérôme Noetinger, Mathieu Werchowski...), and a group of invited researchers (with a composition by Lionel Marchetti on CD and a film by Camille Auburtin on DVD).
Aviva Endean - Moths & Stars (CD)
2023
Room40
forthcoming
Australian composer and clarinetist Aviva Endean has developed an impressive capacity for creating work that merges intense control (of breath, of instrument, of composition) and a willingness to allow the music to lead. On Moths & Stars, her second solo work, she charts out a sound world that is equal parts timbre and tone, placing sounds relationship to space as a paramount focus for her pieces.
 Phauss - Nya Sverige - Nothing But The Truth (book + CD)
2023
Room40
forthcoming
The recording from Carl Michael Von Hausswolff and Erik Pauser's tumultuous and inspiring tour of the USA in 1991, with a book tracing the adventure and documenting the context of the time.
 Phauss - Audiodrome (book + CD)
2023
Room40
forthcoming
Two discreet works by Carl Michael von Hausswolff and Erik Pauser that sit somewhere between field recording, chance composition and experimental soundscape.
Tony Conrad - Tonic 19-01-2001 (vinyl LP)
2023
Black Truffle
forthcoming
A major archival discovery: a stunning document of the only performance by the trio of Tony Conrad, Arnold Dreyblatt and Jim O'Rourke.
Charlie Morrow - New York 1982 (vinyl LP)
2023
Recital
forthcoming
An album of lost Derek Bailey sessions recorded with his friend and collaborator Charlie Morrow, that testifies to his art of collective experimentation.
Phill Niblock - Nurturing Exhibitions (book + 2 CD)
2023
English edition
Matière Mémoire
An exhibitions book including 2 CDs with new pieces by Phill Niblock performed By Stephen O'Malley, Deborah Walker, Kasper Toeplitz, Franck Vigroux, David Maranha and many others.
Revue & Corrigée
2023
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Interviews with Valérie Vivancos, Alexis Degrenier, Lao Dan and Li Jianhong; what modes of travel for experimental music? by Heddy Boubaker; the French collective Muzzix, by Gérard Rouy; Antoine Freychet by Grégoire Bressac; focus on Fou Records; about sixty reviews of records and books...
The Listening Biennial Reader - Vol. 1:  Waves of Listening
2023
English edition
Errant Bodies
Listening as a creative and critical force, relational capacity, philosophical, political and ecological proposition, and research method.
Jeph Jerman - Listen - Jeph Jerman in conversation with Aram Yardumian
2023
English edition
Errant Bodies
A sketch history of the 1980s American home-taping and electronic music scene through the career of sound artist, field recordist, percussionist, and visual artist Jeph Jerman.
Matthieu Saladin - Evaporation (vinyl LP)
2023
Frac Franche-Comté - Sound Houses Series
Recording of the evaporation of 785 grammes of water, namely the average quantity of water that a body loses during an office working day, according to Carrier thermal balance statistics.
 Untitled Noise - Rozzo (vinyl 45\
2023
Tonini Editore
Live performance of the artists Jacopo Benassi (voice, guitar, dildo and japanese axe), Michele Lombardelli and Luca Scarabelli (guitar and analog devices) at the RetroStudio, Fiorenzuola d'Arda, 11 July 2022. Including a 16-page booklet of photos by Jacopo Benassi.
Tarek Atoui - Waters\' Witness #02
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
An exploration of the soundscape of coastal cities by the French-Lebanese artist.
Joshua Bonnetta - Innse Gall (vinyl LP + book)
2022
Shelter Press - Records
An exploration of the shifting acoustic ecology of the Western Isles.
Going Out - Walking, Listening, Soundmaking
2022
English edition
Q-O2
An anthology that traces the long legacy of interdisciplinary experimentations at the intersection of walking, listening, and soundmaking.
Akio Suzuki - New Sense of Hearing (vinyl LP)
2022
Blank Forms - Records
Available for the first time since its original 1980 release on ALM-Uranoia, New Sense of Hearing documents a collaboration between Takehisa Kosugi and Akio Suzuki, two luminaries of Japanese experimental music in the lineage of Fluxus.
Akio Suzuki - New Sense of Hearing (CD)
2022
Blank Forms - Records
Available for the first time since its original 1980 release on ALM-Uranoia, New Sense of Hearing documents a collaboration between Takehisa Kosugi and Akio Suzuki, two luminaries of Japanese experimental music in the lineage of Fluxus.
Jason Kahn - Soundings (book + CD)
2022
English edition
various
A collection of 77 texts by Jason Kahn, each text written in response to a field recording made by the sound artist in Zurich in February-March 2020 (CD with the 77 sound recordings included): a poetic and sonic cartography that reflects the constitution of the place by the way it "sounds".
Pierre-Yves Macé - L\'Effet Rebond (Version Silicium / Version Iridium) (2 CD)
2022
Sub Rosa
A double-creation with four hands, surprising, intelligent and sensitive, between minimal experimentations, avant-garde pop and dissonance.
Marja Ahti - A coincidence is perfect, intimate attunement (vinyl LP)
2022
Second Editions
A wonderful sophomore collaborative work pieced together over two years of changing seasons, ideas, moods, and feelings.
 Charlemagne Palestine - ਚੈਨਲKAANALचैनलRÁÐעָרוּץ - Godbear Series 004 (vinyl LP)
2022
Matière Mémoire
An original meeting, powerful and explosive, between Charlemagne Palestine, Eric Thielemans and Oren Ambarchi.
Alan Courtis - Discographisme maison / Homemade record sleeves
2022
French edition / texts in English and Spanish
ARTDERIEN
Discographisme maison / Homemade record sleeves is a project collecting and assembling a series of record sleeves. They were all reworked and customized by unknown artists who used the original cover as a support or a source of inspiration... This collection echoes an intimate, marginal and overlooked experience, which can be replaced in the history of iconography and pop music.
Hüma Utku - The Psychologist (2 vinyl LP)
2022
Editions Mego
The sophomore album by the Istanbul born and raised, Berlin based electronic music composer and sound artist Hüma Utku: a series of sonic essays based around themes of psychological phenomena, which can be read as a musical enquiry into the human condition.
Hüma Utku - The Psychologist (CD)
2022
Editions Mego
The sophomore album by the Istanbul born and raised, Berlin based electronic music composer and sound artist Hüma Utku: a series of sonic essays based around themes of psychological phenomena, which can be read as a musical enquiry into the human condition.
 eRikm - Échoplasme - Paréidolie – Encres & Scanographies de eRikm (book + CD)
2022
bilingual edition (French / Japanese)
Bisou Records
A series of ghostly ink drawings and scanographs by eRikm, accompanied by a mixed sound piece, with sound texts freely inspired by fragments of stories about the universe of the Yokai, these ghosts and supernatural creatures that inhabit Japanese mythology, between hypnotizing soundscapes and bewitching instrumental devices.
Revue & Corrigée
2022
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Vanda Spengler; contemporary Arabic poetry: Rana Al Tonsi; interview with percussionist Lê Quan Ninh by Jérôme Noetinger; interview with David Chiesa and Nina Garcia, two of the 26 figures of the UN ensemble; interview with Lebanese musician, oudist and vocalist Youmna Saba; interview with Marion Camy-Palou by Michel Henritzi; Thierry Monnier (1972-2022) by Pali Meursault; RG Rough; 66 album reviews...
Alien Phenomenology (CD)
2022
Errant Bodies - Records (CDs / DVDs)
Listening as the basis for social, bodily and passionate movement and transformation.
The Listening Academy (CD)
2022
Errant Bodies - Records (CDs / DVDs)
A collective improvisation as part of a creative research academy focusing on listening as a philosophical, artistic, social and somatic issue.
Crys Cole - Other Meetings (vinyl LP)
2022
Black Truffle
A major addition to the body of carefully hewn solo work Crys Cole has released over the last decade, offering up two side-long suites of her radically intimate approach to sound.
Philip Corner - The Art of No​-​Art (book + download code)
2022
Recital
A large book-object of scores by artist and composer Philip Corner, including a numbered art print and a supplemental audio download which features recordings of many scores from the book, played on a variety of instruments by 10 musicians (limited edition of 100 hand-numbered copies).
Nicolas Bernier - Sur le diapason - Autour d\'un cycle de création, entre son, science et lumière
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
The art of the tuning fork: the manifesto of the sound artist, performer and composer Nicolas Bernier.
Patrice Caillet - Sounds of Silence (vinyl LP)
2022
Frac Franche-Comté - Sound Houses Series
An anthology of silence pieces from the records history.
Bertrand Gauguet - Miroir (CD)
2022
Akousis Records
A dialogue between the saxophone and the viola.
Alvin Curran - Drumming Up Trouble (vinyl LP)
2022
Black Truffle
Collecting previously unissued works recorded between 2018-2021 and a side-long epic dating back to the early 80s, as the title suggests, "Drumming Up Trouble" focuses on a hitherto almost unknown aspect of Alvin Curran:'s encyclopaedic and omnivorous musical world: his experiments with sampled and synthesised percussion.
Paul Panhuysen - Duo Geloso (vinyl LP)
2022
Black Truffle
The first release to document the variety and playfulness of the concerts that Arnold Dreyblatt and Paul Panhuysen's Duo Geloso performed throughout Europe in 1987-88.
Nickolas Mohanna - Sight Drawings (vinyl LP)
2022
Run/Off
Culled from field recordings, sampled orchestral noises, and voice recorders, the new production by New York artist and composer Nickolas Mohanna explores the spatial impressions of sound within a delicate acousmatic language; producing expressionistic collages that translate into wide-screen cinematic terrain.
Walking from Scores
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
An anthology of text and graphic scores to be used while walking, from Fluxus to the critical works of current artists, through the tradition of experimental music and performance, gathered and presented by Elena Biserna.
Frédéric Acquaviva - Enquête de flagrance pour musique létale
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
Frédéric Acquaviva, as Mozart of the assize court, questions, in this only known example of judicial sound art, justice and its functioning, but especially insists on the fragile barrier which separates criminals from honest composers.
Maya Dunietz - Root of Two
2022
English edition
X Artists' Books
A retrospective of immersive performances and installations with which the Israeli sound and visual artist, composer and musician explores the physicality of sound.
Mark Vernon - A World Behind This World (CD)
2022
Persistence of Sound
Persistence of Sound presents a new album from one of British sound art's most original voices.
Latifa Echakhch - The Concert
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Music, sound, memory and perception in Latifa Echakhch's practice and work.
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