Toneburst @ New Music Dublin

Happy to share that toneburst have been asked to participate in NARLI AGM as part of the New Music Dublin Festival 2022.

There will be a record fair beginning at 10am. The NARLI AGM/performance will commence at 4pm.

NARLI Record Fair

Date: Sunday 1st May 2022

Time: From 10am

Venue: Foyer, National Concert Hall

Tickets €FREE – Just swing by! 

​An all-day record fair with a wide range of merchandise from participating NARLI labels:

​Diatribe Records
Ergodos
Farpoint Recordings
Forwind
Heresy Records
Improvised Music Company
Raelach Records
Sofia Records
Toneburst

NARLI AGM 2022

Date: Sunday 1st May 2022

Time: 4.00pm 

Venue: John Field Room, National Concert Hall

Tickets €FREE – Just pop in! 

The National Association of Record Labels of Ireland (NARLI) is a nationwide umbrella organisation of independent labels, including Diatribe, Ergodos, Farpoint, Heresy, Raelach, Sofia Records and Tone Burst, with associate members IMC, Crash and Islander.
 
Every year since 2016 NARLI have convened for an AGM (Annual General Music) which is released as the ‘Minutes’ of the meeting. 
 
The NARLI AGM 2022 in the NMD @ NCH will also feature an all-day record fair with representation from all partner labels.

Graham F – Halo

The latest TONEBURST release is available.

https://toneburst.bandcamp.com/

< kat no.27 >

Halo is a noir patchwork of generative soundmasses. Sonic elements rearrange themselves and unfold according to their own internal logic. Revealed are themes of alienation and anti-idealism.

Included is a DIY PCB of the EMF Pingler, a detector of invisible signals and ghosts. A noise device that picks up on its environment and makes sound when it is passed through electromagnetic fields (EMFs). The PCB itself features beautiful designs that make it a worthwhile trinket for those who may not want to solder.

As with all TB instrument and DIY PCB releases, if the EMF Pingler is used in your music-making please share the results with us. ‘Toneburst wishes to publish sound creations made by other makers.’
www.grahamfranz.com

released April 29, 2022

EMF PINGLER – DIY PCB

Colin Drake – Drone & Drama

The latest TONEBURST release is available.

https://toneburst.bandcamp.com/

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Select studies and guided improvisations focusing on the Drone & Drama software instrument, custom built for Monome Norns.

Colin Drake – code, Norns, fuzz, contact mic, MIDI controller.

dnd code available here: github.com/cfdrake/dnd

Thanks to Barry Joseph Cullen for D&D project and prompts.

released February 26, 2022

Fringe Tones #45

Dulcet drones and tingling timbres.

TLDR news / Ichika Nito / Cinecenta / Versus Shadows / Goth Moss / Carbon Copy Secret Noise / Leaaves / Mogwai / Godspeed You! Black Emperor / Cutlasses / Marcus Fischer / Glåsbird / zakè / Ayan Das / Tyler Barber / Mondkopf / Jovica Storer / Laura Trance / Metavari / Graintable / r beny / Tom Scott

VA – Tying up Loose Ends

The latest TONEBURST release is available.

https://toneburst.bandcamp.com/

The sailors make fast the loose ends to ensure the boat is shipshape.

“Tying Up Loose Ends” is a nautically themed project split into 2 segments. 
The first, titled “Noise Forecast”, is heavily inspired by BBC shipping forecasts, the rhythm of their delivery and the alien yet comprehensible language used within them. The compositional framework for this part of the project is a text-based score which was written in a way that aimed to allow each participant a unique translation. To further contrast the finished pieces, careful attention is made in approaching different artists with varying sonic palettes.

The score for this first installment of the project reads as follows:

“Culport;
Southern Bleakness. 8
Phront – Lofty, Stressure: NIL.
Bromide Sprinkles – Occasional.
Eudaimonia – Swindling, Tempestuous Nodes.
Torrential Data, Deluges: 37, Clustered.
Drainage: In Toto, Preparation Timely.”


The second project segment, titled “Flotsam, Jetsam, Lagan & Derelict”, is an exploration of how new life can be given to short pieces of sound that perhaps could get lost somewhere in a timeline. To achieve this, audio is salvaged from one person and recycled by another, although organised in such a way that ‘who is collaborating with who’ remains unknown. Artist and equipment information are intentionally removed as to hopefully have no influence over the finished works.
Guidelines for FJL&D are:
“SALVAGE You have received some salvaged audio from another participant involved. Use these sounds as a starting point.
RECYCLE
Please use both files, although they don’t have to be used in their entirety. One shot or single cycle samples are fine. You are free to edit & treat these in any way you see fit. Chop, Sample, Granularize & Mangle. Unrecognisable is good. Additional instrumentation is allowed and encouraged. This is not a remix project.
COLLABORATION
Audio discovered amongst your posts has been shared with another participant to carry out the same process.”
Loose Ends #1 is focused around the fictional land, and surrounding coast, of “Culport”. The tracklisting is as follows;


NOISE FORECAST

1. Claude & Ola – Culport

2. Sw1n Hunter – FOAM_DRIFT(2vids)

3. Shane Latimer – Deluges: Clustered

4. Una Lee – 1 fib or no

5. BJC – Torrential Data v4_2

6. Scy1e – Racing the dawn

7. Mysterioso – Unapproved Beliefs

8. Vivienne Griffin – The Fake Haven

9. Hadi Bastani – nines am(o)ur ai


FLOTSAM, JETSAM, LAGAN & DERELICT

1. T.Jervell – Fanfare of Spring (Initials M.C.)

2. sweetearthflying – prismatic wounds

3. Sqrtsigil – nontitle

4. Morn Valley – Solar Transmission

5. Expanding Foam – saxa vord

6. Wimming Spools – flotsum & jetsum

7. Disxiple 113 – fiesta, forever

8. Subfusc – Batons
With some sprinkles of sea sounds recorded by Matilde Meireles, Lisbon, 2020.
Many thanks to all who took part for their incredible work.Barry & Phil – Tone Burst

Fringe Tones #44

Strings, reeds, magnetics and other amped-up items…

Trouble or Fortune – Ochón a Leanbh
yvette young – midwest emo on crack riff
Danny Clay + Matt Atkins – A3 – Minimal Resource Manipulation
Dream Division – The Devil Rides Out – Library Of The Occult
Drew Mulholland – Frozen Sound In Ember – Library Of The Occult
The Unseen – Newlywed Arrival – Library Of The Occult
there are no birds here – sidereal-skafer – Hreám Recordings
Old Amica – Log – Fox Food Records
Fatwires – Foundation Haze – Depth of Field – The music of John
Del Stephen – Soon moving moon
Allenheimer – Train – Unfiled
Damselfly St James Infirmary – The Harrow Ways (reprise)
SAH – Intimacy – Reel Long Overdub
Walrus Ghost & Max Frankl – Corners – Hush Hush Records
Michele Andreotti – LA STRADA – Lᴏɴᴛᴀɴᴏ Series
sweetearthflying – inative penetration
Duelling Ants – Porous
Ambalek – Glistening in Thin Sunshine – Seil Records
The Humble Bee & Benoît Pioulard – Per – dauw
ghost and tape – hatch – Home Normal
Curved Light – Lucky Stumble
themawt – vocal harmony 4
Hardworking Families – Small Feedbacks – TQN-aut
melodium – wreckage
Shadowgraphs – Tuolumne by Night (Interlude)
Mike Coykendall – Something To Chew On – Field Hymns Records
kageraw – melodiuma
Dorcha – me_ets
Sunday Morning Kitchen Crew – The Orange Martyrs – House Of Spin
Posset – Last bus back to the West End of Newcastle – TQN-aut
Ash Cooke – Reptiles – TQN-aut