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In association with interesting music promotions, The Lemon Tree and University of Aberdeen


Saturday 15th November

The Lemon Tree

Doors 6pm, until midnight

Entry 7 / 5 conc (60+, unemployed) / 2 (students & under 18s)

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A mixed marathon of electroacoustic music and sound art, with gigs on the hour, featuring Kim Cascone, Scott Wilson, Erdem Helvacioglu, Robert Scott Thompson and Darragh Morgan.

Kim Cascone - Cascone has a long history involving electronic music. He worked with David Lynch as Assistant Music Editor on both Twin Peaks and Wild at Heart, then went on to concentrate on Silent Records, a label that he founded in 1986, transforming it into the U.S.'s premier electronic music label. After a two year stint at Headspace he worked for Staccato Systems as the Director of Content where he oversaw sound design using algorithmic synthesis for video games. Since 1984, Kim has released more than 30 albums of electronic music and has recorded/performed with Merzbow, Keith Rowe, Tony Conrad, Scanner, John Tilbury, and Pauline Oliveros among others.

Scott Wilson - Wilson has produced works for orchestra, electroacoustics, chamber, installations, multimedia, interactive, inter-inactive and usw. Performances include Trash Festival, Esprit Orchestra's Next Wave Festival, Open Ears and Canada's National Arts Centre. Recent projects with Darragh Morgan, rarescale, Jean-Guy Boisvert and recordings with 326music and Continuum Contemporary Music.

Erdem Helvacioglu - one of the most renowned electronic music composers of his generation in Turkey. His music has been performed and broadcast all around the world. His compositions have been included in prestigious festivals such as: The San Francisco Tape Music Festival, Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music, Seoul International Computer Music Festival, Musica Viva Festival, Primavera en La Habana and Third Practice Electroacoustic Music Festival.

Violinist Darragh Morgan has led world class international ensembles, such as the Ensemble Modern, London Sinfonietta, Musik Fabrik and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. He is a member of two award winning chamber ensembles The Smith Quartet and The Fidelio Trio. With these groups Darragh has performed at many prestigious international festivals including, Aldeburgh, Cheltenham, Huddersfield, FuseLeeds, BBC Proms Chamber Music, Festival D'Automne Paris and the Luzern Festival. Darragh Morgan's set will include Darragh Morgan - Michael Gordon Tinge, Steve Reich - Violin Phase, Scott Wilson - Flame, Paul Wilson - Trapped in Ice, Frank Lyons - Rush and Michael Alcorn - Crossing the Threshold.

Robert Scott Thompson is a composer of instrumental and electroacoustic music. He has created work in a wide variety of forms ranging from chamber and orchestral music to works for the virtuoso soloist, computer music, and video and performance art.

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Some more links:

Erdem Helvacioglu - Electronic Music Artist Erdem Helvacioglu / Elektronik Mzik Sanats Erdem Helvacolu "low key ambient techno redolent of Boards of Canada or Kraftwerk" - The Wire

Robert Scott Thompson - Robert Scott Thompson

Darragh Morgan - Darragh Morgan - violinist

Scott Wilson - http://www.scottwilson.ca Making music literally derived out of garbage. Music derived from discarded and reused data, audio and images from news and other websites.

Kim Cascone - :unspace

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