September 14, 2002: North-American Premiere of La perle et l’oubli by Gilles Gobeil

Wednesday, July 10, 2002 In concert

A free interpretation of a gnostic text from the 2nd century entitled Anthem of the Pearl, La perle et l’oubli (“Pearl and Lapse of Memory”) is a work by Gilles Gobeil for ondes Martenot and tape which will be presented by Vancouver New Music Society on September 14, 2002. Premiered in Köln (Germany) at a concert produced by the WDR3 at the Stadtgarten on January 7, 2002, the piece features the ondist Suzanne Binet-Audet.

August 18, 2002: Jean-François Denis Rebroadcasted

Tuesday, June 25, 2002 In concert

Jean-François Denis was guest at Radio-Canada’s Chaîne culturelle radio programme “Nicholson” on December 9, 2001 to talk about the evolution of empreintes DIGITALes since its first release in 1990 and electroacoustic creation in general. This radio programme has been selected for rebroadcast on August 18, 2002 at 8 pm (EDT; UTC -4). The works on the programme are: Forêt profonde (3 excerpts) by Francis Dhomont, Derrière la porte la plus éloignée… by Gilles Gobeil, Éclipse by Ned Bouhalassa, Cut 1, 2, 3 Progress by Åke Parmerud, Mass by Richard Karpen, Oaristys by Jacques Tremblay, Inside Out by Randall Smith, the mixed version of Impromptu by Yves Daoust (with Jacques Drouin and Lorraine Vaillancourt), and Péroraison by Yves Beaupré.

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May 21, 2002: empreintes DIGITALes & No Type Hit the Vancouver Charts

Thursday, June 20, 2002 In concert

Several new electrocd.com releases ranked well on Vancouver’s CJSF experimental charts for the May 21 to June 17, 2002 period. The No Type double CD compilation, The Freest of Radicals, ranked 4th. Chemin de fer, the new CD by sound artist Magali Babin, placed 8th. A new work by Francis Dhomont, his homage to musique concrète titled Cycle du son, is 12th. Gilles Gobeil’s first CD and John Young’s new work placed respectively in 27th and 32nd positions.