Music composed in the digital studio has always been heard on loudspeakers. All of the theatre and unpredictability of a performance is absent.
Composer Benjamin Mawson investigates ways to use space as an expressive layer in studio-produced music.
Developer Enrique Tomas has built a tool using GPS to interpret a listener’s position and movement in order to create a unique way of hearing music.
Musical compositions can now be spread across a landscape, mapped to a territory.
Music is created which can now exist in a dialogue – at times symbiotic at others contradictory – with its physical surroundings.