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Department works with leading UK Music Technology company on new products

Tuesday 3 February 2015

Focusrite, one of the UK's leading Music Technology companies, recently commissioned Oliver Larkin to assist in the development of two new audio effect plug-ins.

Oli Larkin's VirtualCZ voted Software Synthesiser of the Year

Friday 19 December 2014

Oli Larkin's VirtualCZ has been voted Software Synthesiser of the Year 2014 by MusicTech magazine readers.

Hong Kong Sinfonietta premieres new collaborative work from York students

Saturday 6 December 2014

PhD student Composer Daniel Lo and Masters Music Technology student Ben Eyes recently collaborated on Daniel's orchestral piece entitled "Home City, Dream City".

New video highlights new music production and technology offerings at York

Monday 1 December 2014

The Departments of Music and Electronics have recently completed a video describing two new taught Masters programmes at the intersection of music, sound and technology.

Upmixing from Mono using Sound Source Separation: A Real World Case Study

Tuesday 11 March 2014

Dr Derry FitzGerald from Cork Institute of Technology presents an Electronics Department Research Seminar in the Rymer Auditorium.

Research Seminar - Craig Leon

Wednesday 5 March 2014

Craig Leon will be giving a seminar with audio playbacks taken from his long career this Wednesday afternoon, titled "Producing and Creating Music for Recording"

New app delivers immersive audio experience in South Africa

Friday 28 February 2014

'Cosi-Cosi' is a new promenade performance piece for Infecting the City (Cape Town) 2014 directed by Vuyo Mgijima and Hannah Bruce. It is driven by a soundtrack that will be delivered by the TlotT App, designed by Jonathan Eato and developed by Peter Worth (with additional Android development by Theo Burt).

Tim Wright's compositions used in creation of new piece for Paris Opera Ballet

Thursday 31 October 2013

Recent PhD composition student Tim Wright has composed music for a new contemporary dance piece by the celebrated Japanese choreographer, Saburo Teshigawara.

MRC contributes to multimedia installation on adolescent health

Monday 7 October 2013

A new multimedia installation, highlighting the issues faced by adolescents with chronic disease, was premiered at the first annual conference hosted by the Centre for Chronic Diseases (C2D2) at the University of York

New Music Industry Conference begins life in York

Friday 12 July 2013

December 2013 sees the first conference on Innovation in Music which will be held in York. The Department of Music's Music Research Centre (MRC) will host papers sessions and workshops across the two full days of the conference (5th and 6th December), with other conference events hosted by York St John University (including the welcome event on 4th December).

South African Jazz Cultures Discussion Day

Thursday 21 March 2013

Indaba / discussion day, University of York, 20 April 2013

Morning Line talk at Code Control festival Leicester

Thursday 14 March 2013

Oli Larkin will be talking about the MRC's work on The Morning Line at the Code Control Festival in Leicester 22-24th March 2013

Chimera Ensemble round off this term's Rymer Nights with Mikrophonie I

Friday 8 March 2013

The Chimera Ensemble presents a concert designed for the acoustics and equipment of the Rymer Auditorium.

Supernatant Music Technology Workshops & Live Performances

Friday 1 February 2013

On Tuesday 5th February the Music Research Centre at the University of York will host a day-and-evening session of seminars, workshops and live performances by renowned creative and technological practitioners from a range of backgrounds and perspectives. Themes will include human-machine interface design, physical modelling, generative process, enhancement of live performance and software synthesis.

PhD students are artists in residence at Soundfjord Gallery

Wednesday 12 December 2012

PhD students Tim Wright and Theo Burt are artists in residence at the Sounfjord sound art gallery in London, supported by the Arts Council from 12-16th December 2012.

TBA-21 Sound Space opens at ZKM in Germany

Friday 20 April 2012

The sound system and compositions from The Morning Line have been installed at ZKM in Karlsruhe, Germany as part of the "Sound Art. Sound as a Medium of Art" exhibition.

MRC hosts international conference on spatial audio

Tuesday 20 March 2012

The AES 25th UK Conference: Spatial Audio in Today’s 3D World and 4th International Symposium on Ambisonics and Spherical Acoustics is a joint event being staged by the AES British Section and the Music Research Centre at the University of York.

Freedom to the Black

Thursday 9 February 2012

A new ambisonic B-Format installation by sound artist Erdem Helvacıoğlu opened in Istanbul's ARTER gallery with support from MRC staff.

Dirty Electronics & Bastard Structures

Tuesday 6 December 2011

A free evening concert of live experimental music and audiovisual art in the Rymer Auditorium - 7.30pm Tuesday 13/12/11

MRC Cycling74 Interview

Thursday 23 June 2011

MRC Director Tony Myatt and Research Support Programmer Oliver Larkin were interviewed about their work on The Morning Line for the Cycling74 website.

Tony Myatt Interviewed on ORF

Friday 17 June 2011

Director of the MRC, Tony Myatt was interviewed on ORF, the Austrian National Broadcaster, about the work that the MRC Team have done on the Morning Line, which opened in Schwarzenberg Platz, Vienna on the 7th June and is installed there for six months.

The Morning Line Vienna Flyer

Thursday 12 May 2011

T-B A21 Have announced the program for the Morning Line, Schwarzenbergplatz, Vienna. The opening night is on the 7th June and the Festival for Spatial Sound and Advanced Music Composition on the 8-11th June. Please see the flyer for more information.

Gifted and Talented Workshop

Tuesday 15 March 2011

Students from Rotherham visit the MRC to learn about sound.

Morning Line Workshop Vienna

Thursday 10 March 2011

Tony Myatt and Oliver Larkin held a two day workshop about spatial sound composition at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Vienna on the 3rd and 4th March. The workshop was attended by artists who have been commissioned to create new works for the forthcoming exhibition of The Morning Line, which opens in Schwarzenbergplatz, Vienna on the 7th June 2011.

Touch Workshop

Friday 17 December 2010

Chris Watson and Mike Harding from Touch records held a workshop on wednesday 16th December 2010 for students and staff.

Automatics Group "Auto 17"

Tuesday 23 November 2010

The Automatics Group "Auto 17" released on Russell Haswell's Or label

Chris Watson RTE podcast on the Morning Line

Wednesday 13 October 2010

Chris Watson presents a short documentary on the morning line for Irish radio station Lyric FM.

The Morning Line featured in The WIRE magazine

Tuesday 13 July 2010

August's edition of The WIRE features an article on The Morning Line project.

Hamsun Centre installation opens in Norway

Friday 11 June 2010

Jana Winderen's "6 hours and 12 minutes" opens at The Hamsun Centre, Hamarøy, Norway

ICMC 2010

Saturday 5 June 2010

MRC researchers present two papers at ICMC 2010, Stony Brook, New York

The Morning Line opens in Istanbul

Sunday 23 May 2010

The Music Research Centre team were in Istanbul this May working on The Morning Line Project, which opened as part of Istanbul's city of culture 2010 program.

PhD student organises Late Music Electronic Weekend

Thursday 6 May 2010

The weekend of the 8th-9th May 2010 will be the Late Music Electronic weekend as part of the Late Music Cutting Edge Mini Festival of New Music.

MRC collaborators at Red Bull Music Academy

Thursday 1 April 2010

Peter Zinovieff and Terre Thaemlitz talk about their work with the MRC in Red Bull Music Academy interviews

Room Mode exhibition opens at Dean Clough gallery, Halifax

Sunday 7 February 2010

Room Mode - An exhibition of three installations by MRC phd students Angie Angie Atmadjaja, Theo Burt and Peter Worth.