- August 15, 2008 (9 pm): with Maximus (Christian Messier), Saphir Martini (Fred Carrier, Catherine Lefrançois, Vincent Bélanger, Alexandre Lefrançois, Maxime Lefrançois, Luke Dawson) at 840 Saint-Joseph Est in Québec City.
- August 21, 2008 (9 pm): with holzkopf (Jake Hardy), DJ Kutcorners at L’envers in Montréal.
The Bande à part website, broadcaster — via satellite radio, FM radio, and the web — of emerging and exploratory musics, presents an interview with the two members of morceaux_de_machines, A_dontigny and Érick d’Orion (in French). Listen to some audio clips of their recent release Estrapade online.
Many electrocd.com artists are nominated for the 9th Opus prizes, awarded since 1996 by the Conseil québécois de la musique. The concert Pulsar *1, unveiling the musics from Puzzles by Robert Normandeau, is nominated for “Concert of the Year – Musique actuelle, Electroacoustics”, as well as the Theresa Transistor quartet (Christian Bouchard, Christian Calon, Mario Gauthier, Monique Jean), presented during the Akousma concert series. Estrapade by morceaux_de_machines, Trilogie d’ondes by Gilles Gobeil, and Puzzles by Robert Normandeau are nominated for “Disc of the Year — Musique actuelle, Electroacoustics”. Finally, Frank Zappa: 10 ans après (Frank Zappa: Ten Years After) directed by Réjean Beaucage, is nominated for “Book of the Year”. Winners will be announced on January 22, 2006.
The Vancouver New Music Festival produces Interférence: statique x-statique / static x-static and presents, on Wednesday Octobre 19, 2005, Fred Frith, Jean Derome and Pierre Tanguay. And on Thursday October 20, it’s Diane Labrosse, Jean-Pierre Gauthier and The Unexpected. Then, on Friday October 21, the festival presents Joane Hétu, Magali Babin and Klaxon Gueule. Finally, on Saturday October 22, morceaux_de_machines will be making their first Vancouver appearance at the festival.
Futurist audio art duet morceaux_de_machines is touring the Pacific in October 2005. The duet will perform at the Electrofringe New Media Arts Festival in Newcastle (Australia) on October 1 — 3, 2005, at the Disorientation event in Sydney (Australia) on October 5, 2005, and the 7th Totally Huge New Music Festival in Perth (Australia) on October 6 — 16, 2005. Finally, morceaux_de_machines will play at the Vancouver New Music Festival (BC) on October 22, 2005.
The No Type label will be well represented at the next edition of the Suoni Per Il Popolo festival (Sounds for the People) presented in Montréal in June 2005. On June 8, 2005, morceaux_de_machines and Esther B will play alongside Howard Stelzer and Bernhard Gal Intransitive Recordings label from Cambridge (USA). Then, two electronic superstars, Magali Babin and Jon Vaughn, will present an exclusive collaboration on June 18, 2005 for the Libératrices: créatrices night, dedicated to women in improvisation.