Re: Hearing Loss sites etc


Subject: Re: Hearing Loss sites etc
From: Greg Eustace (g_eustac@alcor.concordia.ca)
Date: Thu May 19 2005 - 19:51:46 EDT


> Hmmmmm this was the video/music night. You must be talking of the last
> video of the night, Istvan Kantor? Yea, he was loud alright, too loud, but
> It was is demand.

Yeah, that's the one.

 Ikeda video/music, just before Kantor, was I must say not
> that loud but played with a lot of hi pitched sine waves (very popular in
> minimal esthetics). So this "acouphène" like disturb a lot of people, you
> are right on this. But this was not due to loudness but mainly to an
> annoying reminiscence of a visit to the dentist...

I agree with this. I should have been more careful with my wording as I don't
mean to lump people together.

> Hope you managed to enjoy experience.

Absolutely. There were some wonderful pieces, which I enjoyed thoroughly.

> BTW, festival curator and Soundman are not the one who decide the level of
> an audio artist. The artist are the one who should be concern by it. We at
> Elektra are very sensible to that specific issue but are very limited in our
> interventions. We normally makes some suggestions to the artists and
> sometimes they do listen and drop a couples of db. In some heavy cases,
> like Granular Synthesis, we did provide to our public some free ear plugs.
>
> louis

Thanks, for the info - I appreciate the discussion.

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