Re: electroacoustics - rap to tap to zap


Subject: Re: electroacoustics - rap to tap to zap
From: Shane Turner (shane.turner@sympatico.ca)
Date: Mon Jul 19 2004 - 17:05:25 EDT


> irritation for all non-easily-categorized musicians. That doesn't change
> the fact that artists that pretty much all techno musicians I've ever met
> have heard of at least Xenakis and Stockhausen, who were writing
electronic
> music probably before the website manager was even born (no matter what he
> wants to call it).

Oops, should read:

Pretty much all techno musicians I've ever met
have heard of at least Xenakis and Stockhausen, who were writing electronic
music probably before the website manager was even born (no matter what he
wants to call it).

>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dennis Bathory-Kitsz" <bathory@maltedmedia.com>
> To: <cec-conference@concordia.ca>
> Sent: Monday, July 19, 2004 8:57 AM
> Subject: Re: electroacoustics - rap to tap to zap
>
>
> > At 10:46 AM 7/19/04 +0100, Richard Wentk wrote:
> > >Film and video are terms that are widely understood and accepted by
> anyone
> > >who's familiar with them. But the 'electroacoustic' word most certainly
> > >doesn't mean what you're claiming it means to anyone outside of
academia.
> >
> > After the demise of MP3.com, many of us had been looking for good places
> to
> > present out material. One of the interesting-looking new places was
Hydro
> > Records, a self-submission sort of site. I posted numerous
electroacoustic
> > pieces to the 'electronic' category.
> >
> > Not long afterward, the site manager had moved them all to the
> > 'experimental' category. Electronic music, he told me, was a popular
genre
> > and had nothing to do with experimental music.
> >
> > When I suggested adding an 'electroacoustic' category, the conversation
> > ended. So those pieces now sit along side my Car Horn Symphonies,
extended
> > vocal piece, and chamber music (too 'experimental' for his 'classical'
> > category, I guess).
> >
> > Dennis
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