Re: electroacoustics - rap to tap to zap

Subject: Re: electroacoustics - rap to tap to zap
From: Topher Farrell (
Date: Wed Jul 21 2004 - 15:16:26 EDT

Have you tried

David Mooney wrote:

>"Some people call it experimental music. I don't. I know
>exactly what I'm doing."
>--Harry Partch
>Dennis Bathory-Kitsz wrote:
>>After the demise of, 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.
>In my youth, "electronic music" used to mean what some of
>the not-Kevin folks on CEC are using "electroacoustic" to
>mean. It seems we need some terminology for
>electronic/electroacoustical STYLES of music that relate to
>content and/or form. Sound art, soundscape, text-based,
>acousmatic (another Pandora's box!), etc. Conceivably,
>however, these styles may not use electronics. Would seals
>squonking bicycle horns be a form of sound art? Oh, wait a
>minute--we need a frame around that.

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