electrocd.com at the Opus Prizes

Thursday, December 8, 2005 General

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.