Christian Bouchard presented his first solo disc Fractures on February 14 2004 during the Rien à voir (15) festival while Denis Smalley remastered the works from his 1992 disc — which has been out of print for over a year — for the brand new Impacts intérieurs now available.
The annual SEAMUS (Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States) national conference will be held in Iowa City (USA), April 4 - 6, 2002. Denis Smalley is the guest composer and will present his composition Base Metals, available on the album Sources / scènes. He will also participate in various panel discusions. One of the research presentations take one of Gilles Gobeil’s composition as subject; Joseph Harchanko’s paper, “Using Spectro-morpholgy to Explain Structuring Process in Gilles Gobeil’s ‘Le vertige inconnu’.” This piece is released on Gobeil’s first CD, La mécanique des ruptures.
Sounds Found and Fixed, a weekend of electroacoustic music, will be held at the Reid Concert Hall, Edinburg (UK), from February 1 to 3, 2002. Composer Jonty Harrison will be featured on Saturday, as he will be presenting works by Denis Smalley, Christian Calon and Natasha Barrett, as well as his.
The Transparent Tape Music Festival will be held in Berkeley (USA) on January 11 and 12, 2002. In conjunction with the Transparent Theater and the ACME Observatory, The New San Francisco Tape Music Center will present a total of 17 works, diffused on a 16-loudspeaker system designed for this event. Compositions by Javier Álvarez, Yves Daoust, John Oswald, Hildegard Westerkamp, and Denis Smalley — released by empreintes DIGITALes — are amongst the programmed works.