August 14-16, 2008
Kingsport, Tennessee Three
days of experimental electronic music concerts, jam sessions,
lectures, and demos.
Woodstock of electronic
music" -- Philadelphia Inquirer
proudly announce electro-music
2008(TM), a three day conference/music
festival to be held at the Renaissance Center in Kingsport,Tennessee, August
14 - 16, 2008. The program will include lectures, demos, jam sessions,
Be sure to check out this short film
The scope of this
festival is very broad, covering all aspects of electro-music, experimental electronic
music, including circuit bending, computer music, electro-jazz, modular
synthesis, musique concrete, improvisation, noodles (generated or
automatic music and algorithmic composition), multi-media, visual art
and much more. The focus will be on participant involvement, sharing,
community development, audience education, and great music.
Interactive Visuals: An Overview of Apple's Quartz Composer
all attendees are invited to demonstrate their unique or unusual musical devices during the open demo times
photos by Hong Waltzer
of the activities at electro-music
2008(TM) will be contributions of
members of electro-music.com, an international community
of composers and musicians that share a passion for electro-music.
electro-music.com is a place where artists and
musicians meet, collaborate, support each other, sell CDs, and nurture
their audiences. The community exists to create its own critical mass;
to enable its members to develop music on their own terms. Electro-music is new music; still
undefined; happening all over our planet. Electro-music is the natural result of
techno/social trends: the availability of low-cost powerful electronic
music technology, and the communication revolution enabled by the
internet. Electro-music is not defined by a
particular style or sound, but by its primary motivation being the joy
of creation, and the love of electronic sounds. It can be slow and
spacey, or fast and rhythmic; it crosses many genres.
A special forum
on electro-music.com has been set up to plan this
our members can share what they would like to contribute, and make
Location The Renaissance Center is an ideal facility for a multi-day event like
We'll have a nice theater and
additional rooms for our activities during the three days. Located in the Northeast corner of Tennessee, Kingsport is in a beautiful scenic area and close to several national parks. There are also historic sites nearby.
build on the success of
the previous electro-music
events in 2005, 2006 and 2007. The participants at those events felt it was a
ground-breaking and inspirational experience. Learn about the past events here. Check the photos
and read the testimonials.
Many of the artists who were at the earlier events are returning this
year, and there are also some interesting and talented newcomers.
Keep a close eye out
for the latest news about electro-music
2008 here. Start doing whatever it is
you've gotta do now to get yourself to electro-music
2008 in August.
This is going to be something you don't want to miss. If you
have questions or suggestions you may contact the organizers
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