It took two weeks, but the teardown and re-wire is basically complete. And it feels GLORIOUS.
Greg discusses the compositional advantages of working with different audio configurations.
Music in the Constellation: An In-Person Immersive Audio Experience, The Future Is… Festival June 11th, 2022 at National Sawdust in Brooklyn, NY
A composer’s look at the creative advantages of music from a single point in space.
Well, we did it. We fully maxed out all the addressable channels in Sawdust’s custom Spacemap® system.
So many cables… but after some incredibly helpful support from folks who built this custom system…
The hall sang songs of pure joy. It was glorious!
It’s feeling quite “spring-ish” says the guy living in a snow-bound mountain cabin.
Tomorrow we setup and test the immersive audio playback system at National Sawdust for the first time. Fingers crossed.
Composer Greg Wilder curates an evening of contemporary music from 1 to the 102 speakers that make up the Meyer Sound Constellation at National Sawdust. Featuring seminal works by Frank Zappa and Karlheinz Stockhausen in their original format, the evening explores immersive audio and the creative opportunities it affords in a way that can only experienced first hand in the space itself.
Fun little improv over a track for an upcoming collaboration we call… Vampyr.
(yes, it’s finally gonna happen later this year!)