Music

Opportunities: Open Call for 12-Channel-Compositions (Berlin)

Open Call for 12-Channel-Compositions USAP PERFORMANCES @ C60/COLLABORATORIUM BERLIN URBAN SOLAR AUDIO PLANT (USAP) is a solar powered, WiFi controlled, multichannel sound system for public spaces. 12 loudspeaker columns transform suitable urban landscapes into unique acoustic environments and „listening parks“. In June 2014 USAP will be presented for the first time in Berlin. Multichannel audio works and Soundscapes will be performed at different locations. Composers of the world are invited to submit own electro-acoustic-multichannel works for our unique system. There are no thematical restrictions. Please send a short audio abstract (stereo) until March 15, 2014 to: info@u-s-a-p.org Accepted canditates will be informed until March 30, 2014. The final compositions have to be available un...

In Performance: 13 Most Beautiful…Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests, featuring Dean & Britta (Pittsburgh, USA)

Thursday, November 8, 8PM Carnegie Lecture Hall Tickets: $20 general public/$15 students, members After a very successful worldwide tour, Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips return to the city from which the project commenced in 2008 for the 75th performance of 13 Most Beautiful…Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests in Pittsburgh. This performance will be held in the the Carnegie Lecture Hall, a short crosstown drive from the Warhol Museum. The project, which features a selection of Warhol’s four-minute silent film portraits with commissioned soundtracks by Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips (formerly of Luna and Galaxie 500), was jointly commissioned by The Warhol and The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. The concert, which features single-subject studies of Lou Reed, Nico, Denni...

In Performance: Piano Battle at Sophiensaele (Berlin)

Piano Battle Andreas Kern Vs. Paul Cibis AUGUST 11 2012 20:00 UHR Ort Festaal TICKETS The next time you deign to think yourself cooler than the next person, think again. Our world runs on the brainpower and talent of the classically uncool. While we’re sleeping off our hangovers, brigades of unappreciated geeky folk are busily honing skills the cooler kids don’t know the first thing about. Behind every smartphone we hold, piece of designer clothing we wear, and genius piece of music on our playlist is an expert nerd with such passion, dedication, and intellectual capacity it makes our mediocrity look everything but cool. It’s a geek-eat-geek world in the upper strata of the highly skilled and brilliant. And when two such class acts meet, us commoners better take cover and...