Bret Battey Upcoming Talks and Concerts in Stockholm & Bilbao

Bret Battey will present a solo concert of his audiovisual compositions at Fylkingen, Stockholm on 4 April 2013 as well as a lecture and master class at the Royal Conservatory of Music.

On 26 April, he is a guest presenter at the Technarte Conference in Bilbao, where he will be discussing the role of generative algorithms based in complex systems in his newest audiovisual work Clonal Colonies.

(Coincidently, the Technarte web site uses an image of Leicester's Curve Theatre and its illuminated bollards as a headline graphic.)

Leigh Landy's ‘Radio Series’ in Madrid, Bordeaux, Karlsruhe & Shenyang

In March and April, all three of Professor Leigh Landy’s radio compositions are receiving international performances. To BBC or Not was presented on the 14th of March in the Reina Sofia Concert Hall in Madrid as part of the international conference/festival, Sound Spaces and Visual Spaces (where he also gave two talks). On the 21st of March Oh là la radio will be performed in Bordeaux at l’Agora du Haut Carré as part of the national TPMC (Tout pour la musique contemporaine – Everything for Contemporary Music) series. On the 26th of April, Radio-aktiv will be performed in the closing concert of the MTI’s EU Culture project Composing with Sounds concert at the ZKM’s Kubus concert hall (Centre for Art and Media Technology) in Karlsruhe, Germany. Landy will be creating the fourth work in the series in Mandarin with students from the Shenyang Conservatory of Music in the autumn.

Neal Spowage Premiere in London

Postgraduate student Neal Spowage, in an on-going collaboration with Danai Pappa, presented the world premiere of their new work Frozen Venus for live electronic instruments and dance on the 22nd of March, 2013, at the Agony Art Collective, Chisenhale Dance Studios, London. The event also featured work from MTIRC alumna Anellie Nederberg.

In addition, Neal's previous collaboration with Danai, sib Conduit, will be presented a month later at Musichoreography: Duets for Dancers and Instrumentalists At Kings Place in London.

Meta-2 Alumni Concert Pace 1 Wednesday 13th March

Music, Technology and Innovation
De Montfort University, Leicester
New Media Events 2012-2013

Wednesday March 13th, 2012 7pm
PACE Building, Studio 1, Richmond St., Leicester


Current undergraduates are joined by recent alumni and friends to present a concert which celebrates their activities on the cusp of, or beyond, or surrounding their MTI work. The programme includes:

Ben Ramsay: live improvisation based around processed field recordings and improvised synthetic elements, combining experimental electronica, acousmatic, ambient, IDM and glitch
Chloe Cutler: free guitar improv with ebow and live electronics
Paul James: sound bites and atmospheric sound beds, with heavy use of samples and a theme of science fiction, the mind and space travel).
Ola Szmidt: live looping, including music which reached the finals of Boss Loop Station Championships UK

Entry Free!
Watch this space for our continuing MTI events series