Persistence of Sound publishes the new solo record by Natasha Barrett, known internationally for her intense explorations of the movement of sounds through space.
Heterotopia contains three new Barrett compositions, including the concert length title track.
Urban Melt in Park Palais Meran sees an outdoor table-tennis game become increasingly surreal, courtesy of ultra high-resolution recording techniques.
Growth is a short, shocking blizzard of sounds sent spinning around the stereo spectrum.
Natasha Barrett (born 1972 in Norwich, England, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) is a British electroacoustic music composer. She composes concert works, public space sound-art installations and multimedia interactive music using a broad palette of sounds, new technologies and experimental techniques. She is internationally renowned for her electroacoustic and acousmatic music, and use of 3D sound technology in composition. Her work is commissioned and performed throughout the world and has received over 20 international awards including the Nordic Council Music Prize, the Giga-Hertz Award (Germany), five prizes and the Euphonie D'Or in the Bourges International Electroacoustic Music Awards (France), two first prizes in the International Rostrum for electroacoustic music and the honorary Thomas Seelig Fixed Media Award for 2023. She regularly collaborates with performers, visual artists, architects and scientists, is active as a performer of live-electronics and spatial audio, and as a researcher has a track record in both artistic and academic publications.