MTI Events (2/3/16): From the Ridiculous to the Sublime - Music by Landy, Emmerson, Andean

The De Montfort University Music, Technology & Innovation 2015-16 concert series presents:

'From the Ridiculous to the Sublime':
Music by Landy, Emmerson, Andean
Wednesday 2nd March 2016

'From the Ridiculous to the Sublime
' will present works by two of MTI's most esteemed members, and by the most recent addition to the MTI team, including primarily premiere and UK premiere performances.
  • Leigh Landy: Quadlibet (premiere)
  • James Andean: Déchirure (UK premiere)
  • Simon Emmerson: Memory Machine (concert premiere)
  • James Andean: Hyvät matkustajat
  • Simon Emmerson: Aeolian (UK premiere)
Danni Spooner, Joey Mottershead, Kat Pattison, Leigh Landy, Simon Emmerson, James Andean

PACE building, Richmond Street, Leicester UK, LE2 7BQ
Start time 7pm

Free entry!

DMUsic! Live @ The Music Cafe, Leicester – 3 March, 6pm

As part of DMU's Enhancement Week, MTI Students present a self-curated concert at a prestigious Leicester Music Venue!

March 3rd 2016, 6pm - 11pm

Come and join the Music Technology and Innovation/Performance team for a night full of free entertainment! MTI students told us that they wanted more opportunities to showcase their work, and we listened!

On the 3rd of March, students will be taking over The Music Cafe in Leicester, complete with DJs, bands, singers, and much more.

Expect the unexpected.

Upcoming Events: Visual Bits, Audible Bytes (VBAB) 2016, 17/2

Wednesday 17th February 2016, 6:30PM

The seventh annual Visible Bits, Audible Bytes brings stunning, genre-breaking works of audiovisual art to Phoenix.

Stimulate the eye and the ear with contemporary fusions of new and old technologies: from computer-animated tessellation patterns driven by music, hacked analogue video circuits pulsing to stuttering electronica beats, hand-painted films complementing intimate digital soundscapes, and abstract particle-systems forming ambient vision-sound worlds.

The screening presents new digital aesthetics from around the globe, including China, Canada, Holland, Israel and the USA, including works by:
  • Asher Arnon
  • Mark Pilkington
  • Eli Stine
  • Emptyset + Clayton Welham and Sam Williams
  • Raven Kwok + Karmafields
  • Johan Rijpma
  • Oerd
  • Inés Wickmann + Francis Dhomont
  • Jean Piché
  • Louise Harris
Presented by the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre at De Montfort University.
Image Credit: Raven Kwok, from ‘Skyline’

This is a free event but booking is required.

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Finland Past and Future: Jukka Hautamäki, Electromagnetic Workshop Students, & Electroacoustic Music from Finland

Photo credit:
A mix of strange bedfellows, representing some complementary and contradictory trends in Finnish electroacoustic music. Including a performance by Jukka Hautamäki, Finland's leading proponent of hands-on, circuit-based live electronics; MTI students of the Electromagnetic Scanner Workshop, led by Hautamäki; and some recent highlights of the Finnish acousmatic scene, presented by James Andean.

Wednesday 3rd February 2016
PACE building, Richmond Street, Leicester UK, LE2 7BQ
Start time 7pm
Free entry

Media artist Jukka Hautamäki (b. 1971 in Oulu), lives and works in London, UK. Hautamäki works with found materials, electronics, sound, light and video. Hautamäki's sound performances are microscopic studies into electronic sound. He has performed widely in Europe and North America, and he has held interactive sound art and electronics workshops in Finland (HelSE, MUU, Aalto University, Mansedanse), Germany, Poland and Estonia. 

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Student performers:
Altea Alessandrini
Robert Chafer
Ellinas Dimitrios-Aatos
Giorgos Mizithras
Georgios Stavridis-Kotsikonas
Sam Topley
Ryan Tsang
Mungo Zhangruibo

See you there!