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Performances at De Monteford University (Leicester, UK) and Harvard University (Boston, MA) Dec 10, 2014

Performances at De Monteford University (Leicester, UK) and Harvard University (Boston, MA) Dec 10, 2014

Two performances on December 10th… synchronicity ain’t no thing, an electroacoustic miniature commissioned by Marij Van Gorkom using clarinet sounds as the sole sound source, will be presented at De Montfort University, Leicester, 7pm. Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, a glass is not a glass will be played at Harvard University Music Department as part of […]

“this machine” reviewed on Disquiet

“this machine” reviewed on Disquiet

My recent piece for piano and electronics, this machine breaths to the rhythms of its own heartbeat, is reviewed by Disquiet‘s Mark Weidenbaum. Some highlights: “…the voice with which the piece begins — a monologue that serves as the contemporary classical equivalent of the sort of procedural introduction… It lays out the facts, which have the plainspoken […]

Premiere of “synchronicity ain’t no thing”, SARC Belfast UK

Premiere of “synchronicity ain’t no thing”, SARC Belfast UK

A new acousmatic miniature, synchornicity ain’t no thing, will be premiered at the Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC), Belfast UK on Nov 27. The miniature was commissioned by Marij van Gorkom for this occasion.

Adam Basanta @ Akousma XI Festival

Adam Basanta @ Akousma XI Festival

Happy to be part of this year’s Akousma XI Festival! I will diffuse instant gris and is not a / a / is not at EMPAC, Troy NY, on Nov 1, 2014 as part of the annual Akousma@EMPAC pre-festival showcase. Following, I will diffuse instant gris and Three Myths of Liberalism on Nov 6, 2014 at Usine C.  

“memory is the residue of thought” reviewed on A Closer Listen.

“memory is the residue of thought” reviewed on A Closer Listen.

A very flattering and thoughtful review of my debut album “memory is the residue of thought” on the blog A Closer Listen. Find the album on Kohlenstoff Records.

Adam Basanta’s “_guit*” at Phenomena Festival 2014, October 22 2014

Adam Basanta’s “_guit*” at Phenomena Festival 2014, October 22 2014

I will perform a new set from my on-going project _guit* at Casa del Popolo, Montreal on October 22 2014. The show is part of the Phenomena Festival 2014, and includes a set by Rusty Paillete (new media performance project by Patrick St-Denis and Sarah Albu). More info here

Music for Lamps – special outdoor show for Phenomena Festival 2014, October 19 2014

Music for Lamps – special outdoor show for Phenomena Festival 2014, October 19 2014

Music for Lamps (Adam Basanta/Julian Stein/Max Stein) will perform a special outdoor performance of @ Festival Phénomena 2014! Sunday, 19 octobre 2014 – 19h00 @ Champ des Possibles (Friche urbaine derrière le 5455, avenue de Gaspé, Montréal), and it’s FREE! for more info, visit the festival website  

some recent press…

some recent press…

A few reviews for several recent projects… “…Contrary to what one might think, sleeping side by side with strangers did not remove the public, which almost exhausted the capacity of the room. Participants began arriving at 23h armed with sleeping bags, blankets and pillows, settling on mattresses scattered around the Casa de Serralves to watch […]

Invisible Lines @ Edith Russ Haus fur Mediakunst, Oldenburg, Germany

Invisible Lines @ Edith Russ Haus fur Mediakunst, Oldenburg, Germany

The sound installation Invisible Lines (Adam Basanta + Julian Stein) – winner of the Edith-Russ-Haus Award for Emerging Media Artists of the Sparda-Bank 2014 - will be on show at the Edith-Russ-Haus fur Mediakunst (Oldernburg, Germany) between October 9, 2014-January 11, 2015 alongside other winning and mentionable works. Me and Julian will be there for the […]