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The sound of empty space // solo exhibition @ Galerie B-312

The sound of empty space // solo exhibition @ Galerie B-312

Very happy to present my first solo exhibition in Montreal, opening Feb 19, 2015 (vernissage @ 17h30). “The sound of empty space” explores relationships between microphones, speakers, and surrounding acoustic environment through controlled, self-generating microphone feedback. By amplifying and aestheticizing the acoustic inactivity between technological “inputs” and “outputs” – stand-ins for their corporeal correlates, the […]

Video interview with Kohlenstoff Records

Video interview with Kohlenstoff Records

Here is a little interview I did about my recent album with Kohlenstoff Records, memory is the residue of thought. I talk a little bit about my background, inspiration, and process. The album is still available for purchase at the Kohlenstoff store.

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