Friday 27 April

10:00-12:00 Dome Room

The first session of talks and demos which are free and open to the public. Come and hear festival artists discuss their music.

Amble Skuse
Balancing Act
Noise Counterbalancing Silence

Jessica Rodríguez & Rolando Rodríguez
Narratives through algorithmic mestizaje
A Mexican memoria [Gedächtnis]

Panel Discussion: Georgina Born, Seth Ayyaz and others
Radical Computer Music for All! Social and Aesthetic Pluralism in Electroacoustic Music


Saturday 28 April

11:00-13:00 Dome Room

More ideas and discussion with the festival’s artists.

Neal Farwell
Composing for High Density Loudspeaker Array
(if you haven’t got one)

Oli Larkin
What does the democratisation of spatial audio technology mean for music production?

Erik Nyström
Posthuman Listener in Postnatural Ecology
textons and technological listening

Louise Rossiter
The Democracy of Sound
Expectation in Acousmatic Music

Tullis Rennie
The most beautiful sound I wish I had never recorded
Attempts at democracy and distributed authorship in collaborative sound practice


14:00-15:00 Dome Room

Keynote: Georgina Born
Imagining new musical democracies – the politics of audiences and audiencing