As the sounds of a storm fill the gallery, the illuminated caravan begins to clatter with life.
A Hidden Times Square Sound Installation Returns to Full Hum
Max Neuhaus’s “Times Square” sound installation is meant to be stumbled upon by visitors to the chaotic crossroads in Manhattan.
Hearing a Symphony in the Cacophony of a Lagos Market
Every city has its own sounds, its distinct murmur and roar of voices and traffic.
Walk the Eight Blocks from the Met to the Met Breuer, Accompanied by Soundscapes
John Luther Adams’s “Soundwalk 9:09” is a composition that’s only complete once you listen to it on the noisy New York City streets.
Soundscapes Composed from the Colors of Famous Paintings
What might a Raphael sound like, based on the particular colors of its paint?
Surround Sound: The Sonic Environments of Jacob Kirkegaard’s ‘Earside Out’
This past spring, the Danish Museet for Samtids Kunst acknowledged the hard-won singularity of countryman Jacob Kirkegaard by granting him his first solo exhibition, Earside Out.
From the Club to the Gallery, Electronic Music Made Visual
BERLIN — One of the most prominent figures of the international electronic music scene, Robert Henke has been making music since the beginnings of Berlin techno, after the fall of the wall.
Immersed in Painting, Sound, and Sculpture, a Detroit Artist Reimagines Space
DETROIT — Sound artist Jon Brumit seeks not only to reimagine the spaces where he works, lives, and performs, but also to ideally leave them in a better state than he found them.
70 Years of Glitchy Computer History Turned Into Music
Late at night in Great Britain’s National Museum of Computing in Bletchley Park, some of the world’s oldest computers awoke from mechanical slumber.
LA’s Hammer Museum Attracts Major Artists for Performance Marathon
On September 26–27, the Hammer Museum will present ALL THE INSTRUMENTS AGREE: an exhibition or a concert, a two-day program of back-to-back live performances by over 25 local, national, and international sound artists, music collectives, art bands, and visual artists.
The Artist Who Turns Glass Shards and IV Drips into Instruments
For decades, Lucas Abela played turntables hooked up to all sorts of objects, from swords to meat skewers to amplified trampolines. Since 2003, however, the Australian experimental sound artist’s instrument of choice has been a large shard of glass.
Kinetic Energy Transforms Humble Materials into Minimalist Drums
Swiss installation artist Zimoun, who specializes in immersive soundscapes and acoustic architecture, has seemingly turned all of New York into a giant aural installation.