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Tools, techniques and composition: bridging acousmatic and IDM

Ramsay, B (2011) 'Tools, techniques and composition: bridging acousmatic and IDM.' eContact!, 14 (4). ISSN 1910-4650

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Abstract

This article aims to briefly explore some the compositional links that exist between Intelligent Dance Music (IDM) and acousmatic music. Whilst the central theme of this article will focus on compositional links, it will suggest some ways in which we might use these links to enhance pedagogic practice and widen access to acousmatic music. In particular, the article is concerned with documenting artists within Intelligent Dance Music (IDM), and how their practices relate to acousmatic music composition. The article will include a handful of examples of music which highlight this musical exchange and will offer some ways to use current academic thinking to explain how IDM and acousmatics are related, at least from a theoretical point of view.

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Keywords: IDM, techno, acousmatic, sound art, sonic art
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
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Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2015 13:26
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2016 14:06
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/6571
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