Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Centrum Sonic Lecture 1: Ancient Futurism (DJ Zhao, Sun 23rd Oct)

Centrum's first Sonic Lecturer, DJ Zhao, took the audience through an exhilerating audio essay higlighting ancestral sounds apparent in today's contemporary music, covering: the talking drum, ancient monasteries built for ongoing sound orchestras, overtones, Java gamelan, body manipulation to suit instrument use, 'world music my ass', african 'blues', indian ragas and plenty more.

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