The Netaudio London festival is back. Building on their whirlwind of a 4 day festival at Shunt in 2008, it’s with great pleasure that they announce Netaudio London 2011.
This packed all-dayer on Sunday 15th May 2011 promotes the work of artists who use digital and network technologies to explore new boundaries in music and sonic art. The festival encourages participation in all forms: interactive sound art installations, conferences, workshops, collaborative online broadcasting and music showcases.
The programme is in two sections: daytime sessions at The Roundhouse contain most of the activities listed above, leading up to an exciting schedule of evening performances at KOKO. For details on the daytime programme, you will have to wait a little longer: expect regular news over the next weeks.
For now, there are many opportunities for you to get involved: The Netaudio London festival is looking for a variety of artists to participate in different ways during the day.
For more info about the event please visit netaudiolondon.org.
“Beach Street” is a laidback, groovy electropop EP from one of the most curious artists of the underground electropop scene: Happy Elf.
“Beach Street” is a mixture of easy listening pop made purely with analogue machines. Jeroen’s way of creating is smart, happy, free from schemes, …. and easy. Juno Six Sex? Purely magic.
Italian tv station Bonsai.tv recently published a feature on our label. WM Recordings is “full of good surprises” according to the article and they call it “no small thing” that most of our releases are available for free.
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Two new free albums downloads are available for your listening pleasure:
An improvised blend of classical, rock, new-age and jazz, played by four people from England. They like being Zeptosound and they hope you’ll enjoy their music.
A homerecorded DIY mishmash of old tracks by our very productive friend brunk: quiet songs, homerecorded weirdo pop instrumentals, noisy stuff, little redundant experiments, lo-fi nonsense, kitsch, guitars, samples, electronica etc. Leftovers galore!
After a three year absence, Gorowski releases his fourth album “Sowilo (Double Disc)” on WM Recordings. This time it’s a double-helping! Also featuring Swiss artist Crepesuzette.
Gorowski has been dabbling in electronic music production for years, after a long DJing career in the sunny town of Hull, UK. He has previously released three albums on WM Recordings and his music has been used in an independent film production in 2008.
Download Sowilo (Double Disc) here.
More free music for your listening and dancing pleasure!
Keshco, the quirky English trio of home-recorders, are delighted to bring more odd sounds and catchy melodies to WM Recordings.
The six tracks on their new release “Lego Of Me” are about fantastical romantic visions – quixotic pursuit of love, obsession, inner peace through gender reassignment, futuristic old-fashioned entertainment, suburban sensuality, and ultimately, a honey-sweet afterlife where your favourite celebrities banter and put their harps through echo pedals.
Our friends over at Free Albums Galore have this to say about our recent release by Aunt Jamamas Big Band Vigilantes:
Seattle’s improv ensemble Aunt Jamamas Big Band Vigilantes may be described as avant garde but their liberal usage of wit and melodic structure makes them quite acceptable to those who tend to avoid the atonal. In fact, their improvisatory meanderings do not sound all that free-style at times, leaning heavily to both jazz and rock. The mix of acoustic ensemble with electronic sampling and effects keeps them interesting throughout this live recording. This is certainly worth a listen. Another fine album from the very eclectic WM Recordings.
Download Live on KEXP Seattle by Aunt Jamamas Big Band Vigilantes here.
After a relatively long period without new releases we pick up our schedule with a new free album by Claudio Nuñez & Sergio Paolucci:
Apariencias Desnudas [Naked Appearances] contains six long tracks, recorded in Buenos Aires earlier this year.
All the structures for open improvisation were designed by Claudio Nuñez. Apariencia v is based on Rag Rag (composed in 2007 for the Claudio Nuñez Trio). The piano and sax duet on Desnudo Bajando… is a free improvisation.
WFMU’s Beware of the Blog has posted a “Creative Commons Workout Mix”, inspired by the fact that last month, Australia’s Copyright Tribunal increased music licensing fees for fitness classes by 1500%.
Check out the complete mix here.