Sound Conversations every week on RTÉ Radio One Extra

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I’m very pleased that Sound Conversations, which I made with La Cosa Preziosa will air every Wednesday at 17.45 and 23.45 on RTÉ Radio One Extra   starting on Wednesday December 16th.  It was funded by The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with the Television Licence Fee.  It will follow the same line up as previous airings on Flirt FM:

Episode 1 – Kevin Brew

Kevin Brew from RTE Radio Drama on One. He has produced for Radio 1’s Rattlebag and The Arts Show while making series such as Sound Stories, Mixtape, and Sound Stories Live.

Kevin Brew http://bit.ly/1HvHJlb

Episode 2 – Bernard Clarke

Bernard Clarke, award winning sound artist and presenter of RTE Lyric FM’s Nova programme. Bernard takes us behind the scenes of Lyric FM & discusses his creative journey.

Bernard Clarke http://bit.ly/1L3nHAD

Episode 3 – Liv O’Donoghue

Liv O’Donoghue, choreographer and performer whose work has been presented widely throughout Europe including the UK, Sweden, Germany, Latvia, Italy, Austria and Norway.

Liv O’Donoghue http://www.livodonoghue.com/

Episode 4 – Steve Fanagan

Steve Fanagan, musician and award winning sound designer, editor and re-recording mixer, based at Ardmore Sound and Screenscene.

Steve Fanagan http://www.stevefanagan.com/

Episode 5 – Ronan Kelly

Ronan Kelly; radio producer and feature-maker, of RTÉ’s much loved ‘Doc on One’. He takes us to The Grand Canal in Dublin and discusses his work.

Ronan Kelly www.rte.ie/radio1/doconone/2009/0605/…

 

Episode 6 – Marta Toropow

Marta Toropow; gifted sound healer and teacher who has been working in Sound Healing for over eight years. She explains the healing properties of particular frequencies.

Marta Toropow www.sound-healing.ie/?id=144

Episode 7 – Tony Langlois

Tony Langlois; lecturer in media, sound artist and musicologist. He spoke to us on the steps of the famous Church of St. Anne’s (with the Shandon Bells) church in Cork.

Tony Langlois http://tonylanglois.ie/

Episode 8 – Dave Lordan

Dave Lordan; poet, educator and author He spoke to us in a very busy Temple Bar and Meeting House square, where he performs a poem.

Dave Lordan: http://bogmanscannon.com/my-work-as-a…

Episode 9 – Roisin Coyle

Roisin Coyle; visual artist. She spoke to us at the Long Walk in Galway about how sound has become increasingly important in her work.

Roisin Coyle www.roisincoyle.com/

Episode 10 – Garret Farrell

Garret Farrell; sound re-recording mixer. He spoke to us in the spare room in his house in Dublin about his career path and the differences in mixing a short and a feature film.

Garret Farrell www.screenscene.ie/people/garret-farr…

Episode 11 – Softday

Softday; sound artists Sean Taylor and Mikael Fernstrom. They chat in one of their ‘bunkers’ in a cafe in Limerick about over 15 years of collaboration and their various projects.

Softday: http://www.softday.ie/

Episode 12 – Brendan Rehill

Brendan Rehill: audio engineer and sound artist. He brings us to the grounds of Trinity College to escape the bustle of the city and to chat about his technical and creative work.

Brendan Rehill: http://www.brendanrehill.com/

Episode 13 – Mairead O’Connor

Mairead O’Connor: radio producer. We walk around People’s Park in Limerick City and discuss her move from education to radio and her award winning work with Grey Heron Media.

Mairead O’Connor: http://greyheron.ie/

Episode 14 – Colin J. Morris

Colin J Morris: composer and audio engineer. We met him at his studio in Greystones, where he discussed composing music for film and TV, field recording and parenthood.

Colin Morris: http://www.colinjmorris.com

Episode 15 – Anthony Kelly & David Stalling

David Stalling & Anthony Kelly: Sound artists. In The Royal Marine Hotel, we discussed the nature of collaboration, how sound creativity can be inspired by childhood, and more.

Anthony & David: http://www.radiossilent.org/

 

Sound Conversations To Air on Resonance Extra

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Resonance Extra is going to be airing Sound Conversations every week for the next 5 weeks at 11.30pm on Tuesdays from July 5th.  Each episode will be half an hour and will feature 3 conversations per show.  You can listen online at https://extra.resonance.fm/

Resonance Extra is a pioneering new digital radio platform launched in December 2015, available on DAB to listeners in Central Brighton and online to the rest of the world. Dedicated foremost to the global artistic community and with a focus on long–form international music programming and sonic experimentation, Resonance Extra exists to mobilise diverse and emergent communities of sound artists, musicians, broadcasters, academics and expert curators.

Sound Conversations included in Syntone’s Selection of Radio Programmes

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Thanks to Syntone, a French website dedicated to radiophonic art for including Sound Conversations in it’s list of podcasts and programmes focusing on sound and listening to check out.  It is a great privilage to be included with programmes by Amanda Robles and Audrey Ginstet, Thomas Baumgartner and probably my favourite podcast at the moment – Tim Hinman’s Sound Matters.

Radiophrenia

Radiophrenia is a temporary art radio station – a week-long exploration into current trends in sound and transmission arts. Broadcasting live from Glasgow’s Centre for Contemporary Arts, the station aims to promote radio as an art form, encouraging challenging and radical new approaches to the medium. The broadcast schedule will include live shows, pre-recorded features and a daily series of ‘live-to-air’performances. The majority of the programme will be made up from selections submitted to an international open call for sound and radio works.

My sound art piece Salle de bain will be featured on Radiophrenia during its broadcast across Glasgow on 87.9fm, 13th – 19th April, 2015 and online on http://radiophrenia.scot/

Salle De Bain

Salle De Bain by Alanmeaney on Mixcloud

Some Sound Art based on the sounds of the bathroom.

Feed Me Weird Things

Sound Art Special by Feedmeweirdthings on Mixcloud

Sound Art Special

Flirt FM 101.3 Presents Feed Me Weird Things – Sound Art Special 29th May ’13

‘Sound art’ is a term for a diverse set of art practices which utilize sound and listening as the subject matter and material.
http://soundthroughbarriers.com/definition.html

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Here are the contributors and where to find more of their work:

Alan Meaney – http://alanmeaney.ie
La Cosa Preziosa – www.lacosapreziosa.com
Steve McCourt – www.stevemccourt.net
Aonghus McEvoy – https://soundcloud.com/aonghus-mcevoy
Gavin Prior – www.desertedvillage.com
Natalia Crep’t – http://thesunkenhum.tumblr.com/
Robin Parmar – http://robinparmar.com/
Ruairi o’ Baoighill – https://soundcloud.com/ruairiobaoighill
Mairead O’Connor – http://www.greyheron.ie/
Declan Kelly – http://www.abandonreasonrecords.com/
Tony Langlois – http://zelloloid.org/
Eamonn Bailey – https://www.myspace.com/eamonnbailey

Sound Devices N. 3

From Homer to Ezra Pound, from Virgil to Camus, the use as well as the description of sound has been a constant presence in both poetry and fiction. Sound Devices is a series of curated monthly events setting out to explore the creative connection between sound and literature with an exciting program taking place in historical Rathmines Library.

Organised in celebration of the Library’s 100th Anniversary and curated by award-winning sound artist La Cosa Preziosa, each monthly event will present a varied and thought-provoking programme of Irish and International soundscape miniatures sent in from around the world.

My piece Sea Fever, based on the poem by John Masefield and read by Aran Morrison will be featured at Sound Devices N.3 on Thursday the 28th of March at 6.30pm in Rathmines Library.  there will also be a short questions and answers session.

Sound Devices

Sound Devices is a series of curated listening events at Rathmines Library.  Organised in celebration of the Library’s 100th Anniversary and curated by award-winning sound artist La Cosa Preziosa, each monthly event will present a varied and thought-provoking programme of Irish and International soundscape miniatures sent in from around the world.

Sound Devices No. 2 will take place in Rathmines Library on Thursday the 28th February at 6.30pm.

My piece ‘Sea Fever’, based on the poem by John Masefield and read by Aran Morrison will feature in Sound Devices No. 3 on Thursday March 28th at 6.30pm in the Library and I will be holding a short question and answer session on the piece.  This is a free event.

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