Tuesday, May 25, 2010

“Sonic Vigil 4” CD Box Set

Just released by ANEAR Records in conjunction with Gruenrekorder and Farpoint Recordings is the limited edition (150 signed and numbered) four CD Box Set of live recordings of Sonic Vigil 4. The event which took place in St Finn Barrs Cathedral Cork last July consisted of a six hour concert. It was curated by the Quiet Club (Mick O’Shea and Danny Mc Carthy ),Gruenrekorder and Sound Eye.
The concert was faithfully captured by sound engineer Robbie Collins in what is the truly amazing acoustic space of the cathedral and comprises of work by a huge variety of artists ranging from electronic, electro acoustic, field recordings and sound poetry by some of the leading exponents in their various fields.
Amongst the fourteen tracks on the CDs are The Quiet Club with John Godfrey, Francis Heery, Female Orphan Asylum, Tony Langlois, Kelly/Stalling, Mersk, SAFE, Angus Carlyle (UK), Olivier Nijs (NL), Suspicion Breeds Confidence / Tobias Schmitt (DE), Roland Etzin (DE), Japp Blonk (Nl) ,Christine Wertheim(USA)and Jerome Rotherberg (USA),.Each artist is represented by an artist designed card and a text of their own choosing with an introduction by Paul Hegarty (Noise/Music A History) .The four CDs and artists cards come encased in a hand crafted embossed black box each one numbered in a strictly limited edition of one hundred and fifty.
Further information soundworksunlimited@ireland.com or www.farpontrecordings.com or www.gruenrekorder.de

Monday, May 24, 2010

Sound Station

OPEN CALL for sound works

Sonic Vigil V is the fifth annual sound art event held in Cork, Ireland and is curated by the Quiet Club. This year we are issuing an OPEN CALL for Sound Works to be presented in four specially commissioned 'Sound Stations". These stations have been designed by students of the Cork Centre for Architectural Education and fabricated by them in the National Sculpture Factory. These four 'Sound Stations" will form part of the Sonic Vigil V event which will take place on Saturday the 17th July in St. Fin Barre's Cathedral, one of Ireland's architectural treasures http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Finbarre's_Cathedral Please send your works before July 10th to sonicvigil@ireland.com

Or by post to

Sonic Vigil V

Cork Artists Collective

Dean Street



Sound Stations Terms and Conditions

We will accept:
1 Sound pieces, electroacoustic music, field recordings, sound poetry, radio art and other variations.
2. Maximum of 3 sound works per Artist.
3. The works submitted must be playable without any restrictions.

REQUIREMENTS of the sound work:
1. Name and duration of the sound work.
2. Short biography of the Artist

3. The sound works should be no longer than ten(10) minutes.
4. Sound files in. AIFF or. MP3 320 Kps (mono - stereo). In case of files larger than 25 MG, we recommend to open a Mydrive account http://www.mydrive.ch/ (for free) and send us an E-mail with User and Password to download the file(s).