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Object #4. Spyro 2: Gateway to a Reconceptualisation of Digital Sampling

Object #4. Spyro 2: Gateway to a Reconceptualisation of Digital Sampling

Posted on 24 April 2017 by Lauren Sourbutts

By Justin Turnbull, MA (Music Studies). I find that listening to music in the background whilst undertaking another task can either focus my mind on the task or distract me […]

Object #2. The Panopticon and Acousmatic Stalkers in Film

Object #2. The Panopticon and Acousmatic Stalkers in Film

Posted on 28 March 2017 by Laura Stephenson

By Sini Mononen, PhD student, University of Turku. In the film When a Stranger Calls (1979), a young babysitter (Carol Kane) is being terrorized by an anonymous stalker, who keeps […]

Object #1. A war sample from Matthew Herbert’s The End of Silence

Object #1. A war sample from Matthew Herbert’s The End of Silence

Posted on 28 March 2017 by Laura Stephenson

By Richard McReynolds, PhD student (Composition). As a composer who deals with electronics and studio-based composition, I believe that using real-world sounds produces powerful artistic statements about the world. In […]

Moler: A Grinding Journey

Posted on 9 March 2015 by Jessica Kelly

Dr Arlene Sierra, internationally-renowned composer and Senior Lecturer at the School of Music, released her second portrait CD with Bridge Records in 2014. One of the works on the disc, […]

Research in the media: Urban Birds

Posted on 13 March 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Dr Arlene Sierra appeared on the BBC Radio Wales Arts Show this week to discuss her new work - Urban Birds for three pianos with percussion and sampled birdsong - […]