Date(s) - 11/06/2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Place: Room 112, 1st Floor
Sound artist Thomas Dimuzio will present a concert of improvised electronic music using the Buchla modular synthesizer.
Long regarded as a musical pioneer for his innovative use of live sampling and looping techniques, Dimuzio has earned a deserved reputation worldwide as an avant-garde sound artist in touch with the aesthetic pulse of time and technology. A true sonic alchemist who can seemingly create music events out of almost anything, Dimuzio’s listed sound sources on his various releases include everything from ‘modified 10 speed bicycle’ and ‘resonating water pipe’ to short-wave radios, loops, feedback, samplers, synthesizers and even normal instruments such as guitar, clarinet and trumpet. Dimuzio’s eclecticism bespeaks a career equally informed by a profound dedication to his craft and collaborations with friends, artists and technologists alike.
Dimuzio’s recordings have been released internationally by ReR Megacorp, Asphodel, RRRecords, No Fun Productions, Sonoris, Drone Records, Record Label Records, Odd Size, Seeland, and other independent labels. Among his collaborators are Chris Cutler, Dan Burke, Joseph Hammer, Anla Courtis, Nick Didkovsky, Due Process, Voice of Eye, Fred Frith, David Lee Myers, 5uu’s, Matmos, Wobbly and Negativland. Most recently Dimuzio played at AngelicA Festival Internazionale di Musica as a featured soloist with the Orchestra of Teatro Comunale of Bologna for a performance of Chris Cutler’s “p53”, and as part of SFEMF performing a spatialized concert on the 100+ speaker surround system at explOratorium’s Kanbar Forum.