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What is it that he loves?

Books

Listening to … a smell

In the highend world of smells, scents are listened to.

Design

Only fifteen is made

Electric bike manufacturer Noordung’s Angel Edition bicycle features a battery that functions as a backup speaker.

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Sound art matters

Listen to what well-known scholars have to say on sound art and why it matters. Full Lectures by Brian Kane, Frances Dyson, Wolfgang Ernst and Cathy Lane.

Artists

Project dark

If you’re allergic to vinyl scratch, don’t bother to read more.

Design

Smart Tivoli design

Advertising is art of its own. Sometimes ads are art.

Artists

Re-defining arts – steamrollers and urinals

When an man places a metal counterweight at the other end of a tonearm in order to fine-adjust the tracking force of the 10 gram cartridge, it’s called audiophilia. When another man places 40 tons of concrete to counterweight a steamroller at the other end of a massive balk, it’s called art. Is it art? What is art, anyway?

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Triangle Frequency

“Triangle Frequency” is a sound installation that consists of three looping “endless tapes” of varying lengths and a projected video loop.

Artists

Veijo Ulmanen – a sculptor & audiophile

Veijo Ulmanen is a master of wooden sculpture. And a music lover with two nice Hi-Fi systems, home and studio.

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Petri Kuljuntausta: magnetism, sound installation

Media Art UP! presented projects by twenty artists: video works, installations, experimental movies, and sound art

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3CORNERS OF THE WORLD + edGeCut

Indian electronic musician edGeCut and the trio 3Corners of the World collaborated in different formations for unprecedented global futuristic sounds, from nature to culture and beyond.

Exhibition

Chords for eyes

Of all (visual) arts, abstract art is best suited for posing ontological questions about art itself, and because of that, also for accompanying music.

Design

After Picasso and Hemingway, Blue Note

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“?->?->?” v.1

Working with sound and visuals in different contexts/forms, Martins Rokis is exploring multimodality of human perception via installations, performances or multichannel systems.

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Sound installation A (2013)

A (2013) is a new collaboration between visual artist Sami van Ingen and sound artist Petri Kuljuntausta.

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vib || sub

vib || sub is a sound installation by sound artist Jari Kauppinen. The installation was exhibited in Galleria Akusmata 17. – 24. April.

Books

Eva Dahlgren & her dreaming dogs

Composer, singer, Grammy-winner Eva Dahlgren has written four children books. Once again dogs occupy the main roles. But what have dogs and kids to do with Eva’s music?

Design

SES AUDIO Breeze

Markets are saturated with rectangular boxes, delivering more or less identical sonic performance, which is why SES Audio believes build and looks is what makes speakers different..

Design

People & people – Transparent Sound

This loudspeaker addresses not just the never ending aesthetic battle between home electronics and interior design, but also the problem of building loudspeakers…

Design

en&is’ Megaphone

My personal 2011 Award for the most innovative audio product goes to the design team en&is’ Megaphone loudspeaker. It’s a loudspeaker and a…

Design

The Witched Platter Mat by gTIE

I know pretty well that an audiophile can, at any time, indulge him or herself in petit pleasures. Fortunately, audiophilia is protected by the god of small delights.

Exhibition

The Refusal of Time

What Marcel Proust did 100 years ago with his pen, William Kentridge is doing now with his five-channel video installation: searching for the time.

Exhibition

Lahti Poster Triennial

It’s always a spiritually elevating experience to attend a poster exhibition. Unfortunately they aren’t that common. Rare art is equally underrated as poster art.

Artists

‘Lucinda Williams – Blessed’

“Music forms an important part of my thinking although I would stress that I never play music when I create…” 

Exhibition

Edward Munch’s Dance of Life

“Life is not in fact a dance and metaphor is too vague to give much indication of what is intended.”

Design

Everyday functionality and democratic design

A helpful guide to Scandinavian design from 1900 to the present day.

Artists

Sibelius and Art

“I am more moved by other arts than by the music of others.” – Jean Sibelius in a letter to Aino Sibelius from Munich, 28 July 1894.

Exhibition

Victor Vasarely – Art Musically Formalized

Vasarely’s form-colour identity finds its counterpart in music. The form, the dimension and the comparative position of the Plastic Unit in the bidimensional space of a painting have their musical counterparts.

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