John J. Campbell, Tim Cole,
Richard Creed, Tim Didymus,
Colin Fallows, Mathew Gregory,
Martin e Greil, Phil Mouldycliff,
A series of themed radio programmes curated by Colin Fallows. EQ brings together a broad variety of artists producing soundworks within specific frequency bands. The programme of works is divided into three distinct sections: Bass, Middle and Treble. A fourth programme brings together a series of mixed-frequency collaborative works featuring elements from the Bass, Middle and Treble programmes.
EQ is produced by Audio Research Editions. Audio Research Editions presents soundworks by international sound artists, experimental composers, noise makers and other audio creators. Founded by Colin Fallows in 1998 as a limited edition imprint for artists' soundworks, Audio Research Editions has published over 200 works by artists from over 20 countries. In terms of content, Audio Research Editions treats the compact disc, radio or the Internet as art spaces with each edition containing a themed audio exhibition that can be experienced in either linear or random modes.
Programme 1: Bass
1. John J. Campbell
Programme 2: Middle
Programme 3: Treble
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J. CAMPBELL (Liverpool, UK)
John J. Campbell is an artist and musician whose work encompasses a number of disciplines including: site specific gallery installation, electronic soundworks and group performance. He has published work nationally and internationally under his own name and various group names including It's Immaterial for over twenty-five years. He has produced gallery based installations such as: Baby 96 (1996) for the Live from the Vinyl Junkyard (1996-1997) group show at the Bluecoat Gallery Liverpool; and for Two Seconds Nine Months (1996) at the Bankside Gallery London. He has also contributed soundworks to the Audio Research Editions CDs: Hope (1998, ARE) as part of the ninth International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA98); Trace (1999, ARE) as part of the first Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art; and Zero (2000, ARE) as part of Video Positive 2000 festival.
COLE (Reading, UK)
Multimedia artist Tim Cole co-founded SSEYO in 1990. SSEYO developed the generative music and vector audio system, Koan. By 1996 Koan was used by Brian Eno to create the generative sound environment Generative Music 1 and Koan had become the first European developed plugin for Netscape. In 1998 Cole created the first online collaborative virtual generative composition, Koan^oasis and gave a keynote speech at ISEA. SSEYO raised several rounds of funding and went on to win a BAFTA for Technical Innovation in 2001. In 2002 SSEYO became a wholly owned subsidiary of Tao Group, where Cole now works as Head of Audio for the 'intent' mobile multimedia middleware platform. Since then, Tao have developed the next-generation mobile audio technologies that will allow mobile phones to become music making creativity systems, and Tao's Advanced Polyphonic Ringtone Engine, including support for XMF, is now being deployed on mobile phones. Tao are also pioneering mobile-to-internet formats such as SKM, which allow next-generation ringtones e.g. Live Tones and Live Sounds.
CREED (Liverpool, UK)
Richard Creed is an artist, and Drawing Co-ordinator at Liverpool School of Art and Design, Liverpool John Moores University. His paintings and drawings have been shown at venues including Cornerhouse, Manchester; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Pitshanger Manor Gallery, London; Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry; The Lowry, Salford; North-West House, Brussels, Belgium; Orebro Castle, Sweden, Shanghai University, China and Wetterling Teo Gallery, Singapore. Broadcasts of his music/sound compositions include Zero CD for Liverpool Video Positive Biennial 2000, produced by Audio Research Editions at Liverpool School of Art and Design and commissioned by FACT, and Artzone on Lyric Radio, Ireland in 2003 which expanded on the City Park exhibition at Project Gallery, Dublin.
DIDYMUS (Brighton, UK)
Timothy Didymus has worked in the medium of generative sound with the Koan music-engine since 1994. He produced the ambient music installation Float (1997) at De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill-on-Sea, UK, and a series of mutative breakbeat concerts at the infamous London club The Sprawl (1996-8). This was followed with a phase of European shows including his first collection of generative jump-cut audio works as part of Sound Drifting (1999) a collaborative online - on site - on air sound installation at Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria; TM (2000) at Werkleitz Biennale, Tornitz, Germany; and Rename Real Name (2000) at the 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Generative Art, Politecnico di Milano, Italy. He recently curated Dark Symphony (2003) a 48-hour generative music installation with a 250,000 watt sound system on the banks of the River Danube, commissioned by Ars Electronica 2003.
FALLOWS (Liverpool, UK)
Colin Fallows is Professor of Sound and Visual Arts at Liverpool School of Art and Design, Liverpool John Moores University. He has explored crossovers between sound and the visual arts as an artist, researcher, curator, lecturer and has produced work for live ensemble performance, recordings, exhibition, installation, radio and the Internet. His artistic and curatorial projects have featured in numerous international festivals including Video Positive, ISEA98, Intermedia, Ars Electronica, and Futuresonic. He is the founder and Artistic Director of Audio Research Editions, a limited edition imprint for artists' soundworks, which since 1998 has published over two hundred works by artists from over twenty countries.
GREGORY (Liverpool, UK)
Mathew Gregory graduated in Art History Studies at Liverpool School of Art and Design, Liverpool John Moores University (2001). He is currently undertaking PhD research in Japanese Sound Art and Experimental Music. The thesis continues to build upon his other academic and practical work to date, reflecting a long-standing fascination with improvised and indeterminate approaches to sound creation. His combined installation and performance Ode to the Ballad of a Thin Man marks the conclusion of his year long postgraduate fellowship as the Stuart Sutcliffe Fellow at Liverpool School of Art and Design and was presented at Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art (2002).
e GREIL (Dornbirn, Austria)
Martin e Greil is a composer, sound artist/musician. He has performed throughout Europe and worked with artists including Colin Fallows and Keith Rowe. In 1999, he was artistic director of the Austrian millennium project The Millennium, and in 2000, his solo CD Spheres was released. He also appears on Audio Research Editions collections. He is equally active in multi-media arts, designing various Internet web sites, videos and digital animations. He was a sound Research Assistant and Lecturer at Liverpool School of Art and Design, Liverpool John Moores University (1999-2001) and a Design Lecturer at LIPA. He co-founded the ASPARA Company in 2001, and his own record label M'para.
MOULDYCLIFF (Bolton, UK)
Phil Mouldycliff is an artist and lecturer. Over the past twenty years he has been involved in numerous multi-disciplinary projects working with Tom Phillips, Keith Rowe, Bruce McLean and Michael Nyman amongst others. Since completing his PhD at Liverpool School of Art and Design, Liverpool John Moores University in 2001, he has started work on a series of pieces entitled Debris Fields in which simultaneous but independent events are presented in the manner of an 'archaeological dig'. He has shown his work across the UK including presentations at the Bluecoat and Tate Gallery Liverpool, Cornerhouse Manchester, ICA London, Kettles Yard Cambridge, Phoenix Arts Centre Leicester and Mappin Art Gallery Sheffield.
SHARKYA (Liverpool, UK)
Vergil Sharkya' is a Postgraduate Researcher at Liverpool School of Art and Design, Liverpool John Moores University. He studied composition at the University of Music in Vienna (MA with distinction, 1996). He is best known for his creation of 'hypercompositions', in which he transforms traditionally composed music into digitally composed atmospheric soundscapes. Other works encompass orchestra music, multimedia installations, film scores, research and dnb. A selection of Sharkya's work has been published on Audio Research Editions, and his own outlet UKsupersonic. He is based in Liverpool but lives in London with a princess from Brittany and a virtureal zoo of alter egos and split personalities.