Show 165: Swiss-Balkan Creative Music Project

this weeks radia program is a mix from 2 improv sessions done in prishtina and skopje as a part of the Swiss-Balkan Creative Music Project. The project happened in several cities on Balkans and several concerts in this cities happened mixing swiss with balkan musicians. The aim of this project is to developp new links between swiss and balkan musicians in the field of contemporary improvised music.The working sessions give to the musicians possibility to explore together new and fresh practices in electro-acoustic improvised music. The music is made of sonic architectures, colours and textures and moves between pure sound and abstract noise complexity.
The project is realised in 3 phases : April 2007, November 2007 and spring 2008. For the first and second phase, the Ensemble Rue du Nord is travelling and meeting different local musicians. The third phase will permit to have several concerts in different cities and mix the balkan musicians in the spirit of the « Company Weeks » by Derek Bailey.
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Participants for the tour on March-April 2008: Kaltrina Shala, flute; Vedran Tuce, bassclarinet; Dugagjin Muhaxheri, clarinet; Rosen Zahariev, trompet/percussion; Biliana Voutchkova, violin; Visar Kuqi, violin; Miran Zrimsek, cello; Vladimir Blagojevic, accordion; Svetlana Marash, piano; Liburn Jupolli, piano; Lukatoyboy, electronics/toys; Robert Rosza, electronics; Srdjan Muc, guitar/electronics; Every kid on speed, laptop
& Ensemble Rue du Nord: Laurent Bruttin, clarinet & bass clarinet; Anne Gillot, recorders; Jonas Kocher, accordion; John Menoud, e-guit., electronics; Dragos Tara, doublebass, electronics; Benoît Moreau, piano, clarinet

Show 164: Myxamatosysm by Amadeu Dias

This piece is based on previous personal sound tour mixing project called Myxamatosysm now debuting as a full lenght program. Since the beggining more oriented for less than a minute intermissions on Radio Zero, now its time to unleash the full power of the sound tour experience. In this piece we’re going to travel through the Lisbon Subway system, a path full of acordeon players, beggars, voices ( little and not so little) and fizzy sounds:
sprockets, rail flanging and pure voltage oscillating in triphasic electric engines. Are you ready? Step in!

Amadeu Dias is a 25 year old Portuguese Software Engineer working on multimedia and interaction that sometimes wanders off to the artistic side. Although he ain’t a superhero, he sometimes leads a double life: capturing sounds everywhere he goes every breathing time. The addiction started more acutely two years ago, registering and mixing all the meaningfull sounds trapped at every corner of Portugal. One of his samples got featured in an album by the French Band Zef. You can freelly browse and use all the samples from Amadeu at Freesound. Just search for user amabok or drop him a line at his profile or at amabok ?at? gmail dot com.

Show 162: Share: open jam

Sounds of places which are connected through the community project ‘Share’. It is a platform for open discussion and a creative meeting place for all who take interest in audiovisual culture overlaps.
Show includes samples from NYC, Melbourne, Budapest and Belgrade share jam session archives.