L’Arte Dei Rumori round-up

Well – what a day. It was freezing cold in London and elsewhere, but the Russolo 100th anniversary celebrations gathered interest from around the globe. In London The Neo Futurist Collective headed by myself performed Cartet to a dedicated sound art audience braving the cold in Soho Square with a reporter from classical music station BBC Radio 3 recording the …

Historic Art of Noises recording?

I’ve hinted at it in previous posts and here it is… The lost recording of Luigi Russolo performing his own “Art of Noises” manifesto, probably recorded at the Milan apartment of FT Marinetti on an Edison Phonograph. The recording is followed by an interview that I did for Onda Italiana confirming the authenticity of the work. Listen to the recording …

CarTet and others…

“We must enlarge and enrich more and more the domain of musical sounds. … This need and this tendency can be totally realised only through the joining and substituting of noises to and for musical sounds. “ (Russolo 1913, translated by Robert Filliou, 1967) Dear Fellow Recordists and Noisemakers! Monday 11th March marks an auspicious occasion – the 100th anniversary …