my bruddha

March 26th, 2007 § 0 comments § permalink

My older brother and I are in mutual-admiration mode (my younger brother's admiration will be coming in a month when he's done his computer animation programme at Sherdian).

Andrew (Mental Floss) recently released a remix of one of the most awesomest Aphex Twin tracks, from Ambient Works II. Follow the link to the original, because I'm not sure that I would have been able to make the connection on my own. What I love about this track is how unashamedly ravey it is, especially considering its origins.

And, since we're on the subject of my brother's music, you should listen to Earthtones, a trance track which somehow still manages to stand up, twelve years later.

Where am I? Vague Terrain Locative

March 26th, 2007 § 0 comments § permalink

I'm pleased to announce that my work on the latest issue of vague terrain has come to fruition. I was asked to guest-edit an issue on mobile technologies, which subsequently became locative technologies.

Check out the issue, and the fabulous projects. And by all means, let me know what you think.

I/O Aboveground at InterAccess this Friday

March 21st, 2007 § 0 comments § permalink

The I/O Media Collective will be holding the next in their successful
series of improv events this Friday, March 23 at InterAccess Media Arts

Come for a VJ’d, circuit bent, dance, and audio improv experience.

I/O Media Aboveground @ InterAccess
9 Ossington Avenue
Friday March 23
9PM – 11PM (sharp!)

Live electronic Audio/Video and dance improv

Dafydd Hughes
Rob Cruickshank

Michael Trommer
David McCallum
Kristin Trethewey
Oliver Heinrich
Rob King
Julie Lassonde

And a belated notice,

I/O Underground happened two weeks ago. Surprise!

We're having a party!

March 9th, 2007 § 0 comments § permalink

Musicworks Magazine Spring issue launch party!

The spring 2007 issue of Musicworks, Canada’s experimental music and
sound art magazine, is coming to newsstands soon. The issue features
percussionist-composer Rick Sacks, filmmaker Peter Mettler, and
installation artists Finnbogi P├ętursson and O+A, as well as a
collection of pieces honouring the late American composer James Tenney
by Pauline Oliveros, Larry Polansky, and Chiyoko Szlavnics.

To celebrate, Musicworks is hosting a launch party on Sunday, March
11th at the Gladstone Hotel Artbar (1214 Queen St. West). Starting at
8pm, the night will feature performances by an ensemble of outstanding
Toronto musicians, Rick Sacks, Anne Bourne, and Rob Clutton, and
members of Autorickshaw: Suba Sankaran, Ed Hanley, and Dylan Bell
(previously featured in Musicworks). Cover is $PWYC, $10 with a
magazine, or $25 with a subscription. See you there!

Sunday, March 11 at 8 pm
Gladstone Artbar, 1214 Queen St. West
PWYC / $10 with magazine / $25 with subscription

Featuring Performances by:
– Rick Sacks, Anne Bourne, and Rob Clutton
– Suba Sankaran, Ed Hanley, and Dylan Bell (of Autorickshaw)

For more information, please contact the Musicworks office:

tel: 416 977-3546
e-mail: sound [at]

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