Founded in 1998 [The User]have created a work which transforms obsolete office technology into an instrument for musical performance. It toured for two years in the late 90s and now is back as part of the emerging TodaysArt 2010 taking place in The Hague on September 24-25. The festival looks very promising and is now […]

Optical Sound is hardly your average record label, they offer something for everybody who is anybody. And this month is no different as they have recently released news about something of a retrospective exhibition. Working with Paris’ Galerie Frédéric Giroux, the gallery that shows General Idea and Barbara Ess, they present Previously, curated by label […]

Swiss artist Zimoun takes ordinary mechanical devices, tubes and wire, and concocts situational sound sculptures that simulate the sounds of rain, surf and the footsteps of hundreds at rush hour at Grand Central Station. Back in 2008 I had the pleasure of working with him (and his collaborator Pe Lang) as their first time presenting […]

FRANK BRETSCHNEIDER EXP Raster-Noton EXP is something of a glorious experiment. Sure there have been many artists who have put together collections of samples, in-betweener track collections – but none like this. Bretschneider has been at it a long time, and by combining 35 tracks with accompanying videos which can be played any which way […]