Sean Williams Research Blog

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Saturday, September 18, 2010

Eugene Chadbourne and Roger Turner gig

Edinburgh was honoured with a visit by Eugene Chadbourne and Roger Turner to play a gig for Grind Sight Open Eye on 17 September 2010 in the Bongo Club. This gave me an ideal opportunity to play records between the sets including tunes by George Formby, Einsturzende Neubauten, Moonflowers, Mel Blanc and a pan-generaic variety of others.

Needless to say Eugene and Roger played an amazing set and it was the first time I'd seen Eugene play since around 1994 in Brighton. Went out for a large Chinese meal afterwards - it turns out that Eugene is a huge fan of duck.

Monday, September 6, 2010

ICMPC11 Seattle

A whole week of music psychology papers at the ICMPC11 was quite tough going but there were some very interesting papers, plus the chance to present some of my own research into incidental noise via a poster entitled Noise and Fidelity: Poles Apart?

Glasgow Improvisors' Orchestra's Raymond MacDonald did a most enjoyable gig on the Thursday night with drums, violin, cello and contrabass clarinet.

I also managed to use a day for research at The Experience Music Project which turned up some exciting new material.
Big thanks to Brian, Julie, Tracey, Jason and Zoƫ for looking after me.