Re: Prix Ars Digital Musics results


Subject: Re: Prix Ars Digital Musics results
From: DC Mckinnon (dcm763@isdugp.bham.ac.uk)
Date: Mon Jun 21 1999 - 16:35:41 EDT


On Sun, 20 Jun 1999, Anomalous Records wrote:

> Reading my mail a bit late in terms of this list, but I've just read the
> reactions to the winners of the Digital Musics category for Prix Ars
> Electronica 1999. There seems to be a bit of worry about techno taking
> over the scene, but I think that's a bit reactionary and perhaps DC
> Mckinnon was not familiar with the music which has won. While certainly
> grand prize winner Aphex Twin is now for his techno, I think you should
> look closer at the others.

I'm only familiar with the work of prizewinners Aphex Twin, Plastikman
and Rose Dodd. My response was driven by the fact that it was Aphex Twin
who had won...

Reactionary? I certainly hope so.

Dugal McKinnon



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