Monthly Archives: June 2011

Spatial audio as … a pointing device?

My gut feeling is that (spatial-audio) augmented reality (AR) is going to go the way of virtual reality… it’ll dribble on a bit then fizzle out. AR has the taste of that wow factor feature that never really delivers, that’s … Continue reading

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Luigi Nono in Emmerson’s words

In a book chapter entitled ¬†“The relation of Language to materials”¬†Simon Emmerson discusses the use of mimesis in music composition… particularly electro-acoustic composition. What he means by ‘mimesis’ is the imitation of naturally occurring sounds; and also the imitation of … Continue reading

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