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Please enjoy these recordings of the More Talk Less Action series.

What does it mean to be a composer in Australia today? (13 Aug 2015)

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L-R: Kate Neal, Greg Wadley, Alexander Garsden, Sean Baxter, Clinton Green

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Talk: panel discussion with Kate Neal, Sean Baxter and Alexander Garsden:

 

Action: Alex Garsden live:

 

Action: Sean Baxter live:

 

 

 

 

Improvisation: How to Win (19 Feb 2015)

Adam Simmons, Alice Hui Sheng Chang, Clinton Green & Lloyd Honeybrook.

Adam Simmons, Alice Hui Sheng Chang, Clinton Green & Lloyd Honeybrook.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Talk: panel discussion with Adam Simmons, Alice Hui Sheng Chang and Lloyd Honeybrook:

Action: Adam Simmons, Alice Hui Sheng Chang and Lloyd Honeybrook play “Good Improv/Bad Improv”.  The instructions on this occasion were:

Adam – Play sympathetically to the member of the trio positioned closest to you. Ignore the other member.
Alice – Play the ‘opposite’ of what the other members of the trio play.
Lloyd – Insert at least three periods into the performance where you play nothing for at least 2 minutes.

 

Promoting Unpopular Music: how and why (2 Oct 2014)

 

Composition is Dead: writing music in the 21st century (7 Aug 2014)

Clinton Green, Ross Bencina, Warren Burt, Cat Hope at the 1st More Talk for 2014

Clinton Green, Ross Bencina, Warren Burt, Cat Hope at the 1st More Talk for 2014

Talk – panel discussion with Cat Hope, Warren Burt and Ross Bencina

 

Action – video of part of Ross Bencina’s performance

– Ross’ performance in full

 

– Callum G’Froerer’s performance of Cat Hope’s “Liminum”

 

 

 

Tone Scientists: sound art and cutting-edge science (5 December 2013)

Greg Wadley, Stelarc, Paul Doornbusch, Warren Burt

Greg Wadley, Stelarc, Paul Doornbusch, Warren Burt

 

 

Talk – Panel and audience discussion

 

 

 

 

 

Action –

 

 

* audio recording of Warren’s performance

 

 

Our Ears Are Now in Excellent Condition: sound in the gallery and online

(23 October 2013)

Kelly Fliedner, Rowan McNaught, Alice Hui-Sheng Chang, Rosalind Hall and Helen Grogan

Kelly Fliedner, Rowan McNaught, Alice Hui-Sheng Chang, Rosalind Hall and Helen Grogan

 

Talk – Panel and audience discussion
Action –

Junk Music: redundant technology and detourned devices as instruments (3 October 2013)

Rod Cooper, Clinton Green, Joanne Cannon and Ernie Althoff

Rod Cooper, Clinton Green, Joanne Cannon and Ernie Althoff

 

Talk – Panel and audience discussion

 

 

 

 

 

 

Action –

 

 

Laptops, Costumes, Pedals and Projections: issues for live performance of experimental, drone and noise music (19 September 2013)

Paul Kidney, Michael Pulseford, Julian Williams, Penny Trotter, Greg Wadley (standing)

Paul Kidney, Michael Pulseford, Julian Williams, Penny Trotter, Greg Wadley (standing)

 

Talk – Panel and audience discussion

 

 

 

 

Action –

The Sonic City: activating the city through incursion (31 August 2013)

Philip Samartzis, Darrin Verhagen, Camilla Hannan, Haco, Toshiya Tsunoda

Talk – Panel and audience discussion (note – Haco & Toshiya Tsunoda sometimes speak through a translator)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Action – Installations in the Sonic City exhibition:

Why Noise?: the aesthetics of noise and ‘wrong’ sound (22 August 2013)

John Nixon, Clinton Green, Linda Kouvaras and Mark Groves

John Nixon, Clinton Green, Linda Kouvaras and Mark Groves

Action – Mark Groves (excerpt)

Talk – Panel and audience discussion

Action – The Donkey’s Tail (excerpt)

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