Network Music Festival

A hi-tech musical weekender // 26-28th September 2014

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Thursday 26th January // 8pm – midnight

PRE-FESTIVAL PARTY – in collaboration with SOUNDkitchen

Warm-up to the festival with Birmingham’s best electronic acts featuring, Juneau Brothers, Lash Frenzy, Freecode and SOUNDkitchen’s ‘Theatre of the Mind’ installation.

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Friday 27th January // 6pm – midnight

OPENING/INSTALLATIONS – 6pm

Festival opening – including the installation [pb_up] – a patchwork portrait.

PRE-CONCERT TALK – 7pm

Festival welcome and informal discussion with Network Music Festival performers.

CONCERT 1 – 7.30pm

Opening concert featuring Republic 111, Jack Harris & Samuel Rodgers, DVNT & Dolly, BiLE, and The Loop.

BEES AND BEER – 10pm

Informal jam session with interactive installation BeeNoir.

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Saturday 28th January // 10am-Late

WORKSHOP – 10am-2pm

Collaborative live coding performance & Stochastic Composition and Synthesis Pt. I

PRE-CONCERT TALK – 2.30pm

Informal discussion with Henry Vega, Anat Speigel and Emmanuel Flores Elías

CONCERT 2 – 3-4pm

Performance of Wormsongs by Henry Vega.

PRE-CONCERT TALK – 5.30pm

Informal discussion with Network Music Festival performers.

CONCERT 3 – 6pm – 8pm

Concert featuring UNLIKELY PLACES, Barcelona Laptop Orchestra,
Lemuriformes, and Benoit and the Mandelbrots.

LATE-NIGHT CONCERT – 10pm

Informal concert featuring Mustek, Wrongheaded, Silicon Bake and a live-streamed performance from Slovenia by \”Sublimation Revision\”

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Sunday 29th January // 11am-6pm

WORKSHOP – 10am-2pm

Collaborative live coding performance & Stochastic Composition and Synthesis Pt. II

TALKS – 11am-1pm

Informal talks and discussion on the theme of Network Music. Presented by University of Birmingham lecturer Dr. Scott Wilson.

REPUBLIC PERFORMANCE – 3pm

Open performances and improvisation by participants of the ‘Collaborative live coding performance’ workshop participants, tutor and Network Music Festival performers, using the Republic software for live-coding. Participation encouraged!

PRE-CONCERT TALK – 3.30pm

Informal discussion and Q&A with Network Music Festival performers.

CONCERT 4 – 4-6pm

The final concert of the weekend. Performances from BEERGlitch Lich, HELOpg, Floating Points and Translocal Rundfunk Orchestra.