In a fantastic interview from RTE Radio 1 Miriam O'Callaghan interviews Irish artists Alice Maher and Dermot Seymour about their work and their life together [mp3j track="http://podcast.rasset.ie/podcasts/audio/2013/0106/20130106_rteradio1-miriammeets-miriammeet_c20134649_20135499_232_.mp3" title="Listen Here:" autoplay="n"] Direct link to mp3
Artist Jeremy LeClair, of Various Artists Records, had these beautiful glass resonating phonograph horns made for him by glass artist Joe Forestall and now he can acoustically play to two different parts of a record at the same time!
Site Gallery have a new online media player where audio from their archive is available. At the moment it is in Beta with a limited amount of material accessible. They are working on digitising more material from the archive.
The Nerve - Music and the Human Experience is a six part radio series. The first episode, which dealt with how we perceive music, was played as the lyric feature last Saturday evening.
All of the episodes except the fifth be listened to here (not sure why the fifth isn't available).
The titles of the episodes are below.
Episode 1: Wired for Sound (Music & the Brain)
Episode 2: In the Key of DNA (Music & Evolution)
Episode 3: The Pipe, the Drum and the Thunder Run (Music & War)
Episode 4: Enchanted, Entranced (Music & Spirituality)
Episode 5: myTunes (Music & Identity)
Episode 6: Sentimental Journey (Music & Emotion)
There's an article in today's Irish Times about Katie Holten's Tree Museum and her upcoming show at the Hugh Lane as a part of the Golden Bough series. The Tree Museum was a public artwork that examined people's relationships to trees in the Bronx area of New York through an audio guide featuring recordings of local people. Below is a short video about the Tree Museum and the audio recordings are available through her website.
Peter Aidu plays Steve Reich's "Piano Phase" (scored for two pianos) with his left hand on one instrument and the right hand on the second.
Matt Packer, the curator of the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, was interviewed about the Bookish exhibition for the RTÉ Lyric FM Arts Show. It can be listened to online here.
The coverage of Bookish starts at 13 mins 56 second into the show.