Ideologic

Ideologic

Stephen O’Malley

TECTONICS GLASGOW 2013 / BBC Scottish Symphony orchestra / LUCIER "Criss-Cross" / DUMITRESCU "Elan & Permanence" / AVRAM "Metalstorm" (II) evidence

Posted: May 13, 2013

TECTONICS GLASGOW 2013 / BBC Scottish Symphony orchestra / LUCIER "Criss-Cross" / DUMITRESCU "Elan & Permanence" / AVRAM "Metalstorm" (II) evidence
TECTONICS GLASGOW 2013 / BBC Scottish Symphony orchestra / LUCIER "Criss-Cross" / DUMITRESCU "Elan & Permanence" / AVRAM "Metalstorm" (II) evidence
TECTONICS GLASGOW 2013 / BBC Scottish Symphony orchestra / LUCIER "Criss-Cross" / DUMITRESCU "Elan & Permanence" / AVRAM "Metalstorm" (II) evidence
TECTONICS GLASGOW 2013 / BBC Scottish Symphony orchestra / LUCIER "Criss-Cross" / DUMITRESCU "Elan & Permanence" / AVRAM "Metalstorm" (II) evidence

Thank you to Ilan, Tectonics, BBC, Master Dumitrescu, Alvin Lucier, Andrew Trennick, Ana-Maria, Oren, Fritz, Heather, David, Joe, Hildur, Gisèle, Stuart and the amazing stage / technical crew at Glasgow City Hall (Russell & co.) for the amazing weekend. A big mind changer for me personally. Much gratitude.

http://www.tectonicsfestival.com/glasgow/

Video: Todd Burns interviews SOMA for RBMA NYC, discussion with the students ... great experience!

Posted: May 8, 2013

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: http://www.redbullmusicacademy.com/lectures/stephen-o-malley

(I cannot embed it due to Vimeo restrictions).

I'm sure to get even more snarky sarcastic comments for this one... frankly used to that!

This was a really great experience! Really appreciated being able to do this and speak with the many of the younger generation of musicians at RBMA, who are fucking totally tuned in and smart as hell by the way... right on! Concerts were great as well. Thanks everyone in NY who c...

New on Unkant Publishing "Cosmic Orgasm: The Music of Iancu Dumitrescu" ed. Andy Wilson

Posted: May 7, 2013

New on Unkant Publishing "Cosmic Orgasm: The Music of Iancu Dumitrescu" ed. Andy Wilson

Cosmic Orgasm: The Music of Iancu Dumitrescu
ed. Andy Wilson

ISBN: 978-0-9568176-5-5
Published: Apr 2013
402 pp 

Contents

Ben Watson: Why The AMM Says ‘Listen to Dumitrescu!’    1
Ben Watson: Spectrum Festival Preview    3
Ronsen, Peyret, Leroy: Iancu Dumitrescu - Acousmatic Provoker    7
Ben Watson: Statement at Conway Hall, Spectrum 2008    38
In Resonance with Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Avram     39
Out to Lunch: Our Kinetic Kynicism Knows No Bounds    84
Iancu Dumitrescu: On the Inside Looking In...

Tony Oursler, UFOs, and Effigies Apr 16–May 25 at Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, NYC

Posted: May 7, 2013

Tony Oursler, UFOs, and Effigies Apr 16–May 25 at Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, NYC
Tony Oursler, UFOs, and Effigies Apr 16–May 25 at Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, NYC
Tony Oursler, UFOs, and Effigies Apr 16–May 25 at Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, NYC
Tony Oursler, UFOs, and Effigies Apr 16–May 25 at Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, NYC

http://arthurrossarchitecturegallery.org/dev/exhibitions/tony-oursler-ufos-and-effigies#

Apr 16–May 25, 2013 
Tony Oursler, UFOs, and Effigies

Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery
Graduate School of Architecture
Planning and Preservation
Columbia University
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, New York 10027


The exhibition presents two sets of images drawn from artist Tony Oursler’s extensive photographic archives.  The two collections serve not only to open new perspectives onto the more well-known aspects of...

Bruno Maderna lecturing an orchestra about "improvisation" (rare video) + Glasgow notes

Posted: May 7, 2013

Just flew back to Paris yesterday afternoon, woke up at 6 and was in Glasgow on stage with BBC Orchestra at 2PM rehearsing the Dumitrescu concerto.. crazy!!! It sounds amazing so far (5 percussion players, 80 total piece orchestra)... 2 more rehearsals with everyone, I have some others with Dumitrescu. Sunday performance of "Elan & Permanence" is going to be great!

Learned a tremendous amount about conduction psychology today via Ilan Volkov, both indirectly at the rehearsal and dinner. 

Super ...

SOMA012 Okkyung Lee "Ghil" on IDEOLOGIC ORGAN released June 25 2013

Posted: May 4, 2013

SOMA012 Okkyung Lee "Ghil" on IDEOLOGIC ORGAN released June 25 2013

Pleased to have a chance to work together with the great cellist Okkyung Lee on an LP produced by our comrade Lasse Marhaug. Data below:

http://editionsmego.com/release/SOMA012https://soundcloud.com/editionsmego/okkyung-lee-two-to-your-right

SOMA012

Okkyung Lee
Ghil
1.1. the crow flew after yi sang (6:24)1.2. two to your right, five to your left (3:04)1.3. strictly vertical (4:02)1.4. the space beneath my grey heart (9:16)2.1. cheol-kkot (1:02)2.2. hollow water (2:04)2.3. two perfectly shaped ston...

James Turrell exhibition at Guggenheim NYC this summer

Posted: May 3, 2013

James Turrell exhibition at Guggenheim NYC this summer

http://www.guggenheim.org/new-york/exhibitions/upcoming/james-turrell

June 21–September 25, 2013
James Turrell’s first exhibition in a New York museum since 1980 focuses on the artist’s groundbreaking explorations of perception, light, color, and space, with a special focus on the role of site-specificity in his practice. At its core is Aten Reign(2013), a major new project that recasts the Guggenheim rotunda as an enormous volume filled with shifting artificial and natural light. One of the mo...

Three Evening Concerts of Raga Darbari in the MELA Dream House, NYC June 2013

Posted: May 3, 2013

Three Evening Concerts of Raga Darbari in the MELA Dream House, NYC June 2013

The Just Alap Raga Ensemble
Pandit Pran Nath 17th Anniversary Memorial Tribute 

Three Evening Concerts of Raga Darbari in the MELA Dream House
Saturdays, June 1, 8 and 15, 2013, 9 pm

La Monte Young, voice
Marian Zazeela, voice
Jung Hee Choi, voice
Naren Budhkar, tabla
The Tamburas of Pandit Pran Nath from the Just Dreams CD

MELA Foundation Dream House
275 Church Street, 3rd Floor, between Franklin & White Streets in Tribeca

 
Admission $36.  MELA Members, Seniors, Student ID, $28.
Limited seating.  Advanc...

RIP HANNEMAN

Posted: May 3, 2013

RIP HANNEMAN
RIP HANNEMAN
RIP HANNEMAN
RIP HANNEMAN

Honestly, was my favorite SLAYER. The man wrote most of their best album; SOUTH OF HEAVEN, also dealt with a lot of bullshit criticism about his lyrics and interests... 

Thank you for the evil riffs, completely scared and inspired me at various points of the life.