Liof Munimula’s toolbox included a 42-piece percussion setup, a shortwave radio rig with a 40-foot antenna, and a subversive sense of humor.
Tag: musique concrète
Charles Curtis revisits the first acoustic piece by composer Éliane Radigue at the Art Institute of Chicago
Though her work is often characterized as minimalist, composer Éliane Radigue is a category unto herself. During the 1950s and ’60s, the Paris resident worked as an assistant to the originators of musique concrète, Pierre Schaeffer and Pierre Henry. But the music she composed after leaving their orbit employed long tones obtained from microphone feedback, […]
Learning to love Chicago with your ears
The Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology believes engagement with the sonic environment can help build more sustainable communities—and it’s demonstrating with a soundwalk in the Chicago Pedway.