Steven Naylor : composer : performer : writer : producer

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‘Information Asphyxiation’ paper now online

‘Information Asphyxiation’ paper now online

My paper ‘Information Asphyxiation: procrastination, distraction, and the digital artist’ (as delivered at the Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium, August 2012) is now online in the CEC’s eContact! 15.2. Full coverage of TES 2012 in that issue. Thanks, as always, to jef and Yves for their hard work putting the issue together. Continue Reading

Paper published on eContact

Paper published on eContact

The paper on ‘Electroacoustic Ageism’ that I delivered at the 2011 Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium is now online on eContact. Read the paper online here: Electroacoustic Ageism Continue Reading

ECMA news

ECMA news

On Saturday March 9, our Centrediscs CD, ‘..between the shore and the ships..” took home an ECMA award for Classical Recording of the Year! I’m very proud to have my piece ‘Aboiteau’ on this disc – beautifully performed by Helen Pridmore and Wesley Ferreira. Continue Reading

subText : Trance

subText : Trance

In the rush to prep for this show, I forgot to post information about it…. oh well! subText performed its final concert of the year, Trance, on Saturday March 2, at Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery. I don’t think we induced trances in any of the audience (everyone seemed able to leave after, anyway), but… Continue Reading

ECMA nominations

ECMA nominations

Some great news today! I’ve been nominated for two ECMAs (East Coast Music Awards). Lieux imaginaires (my solo DVD-A on empreintes DIGITALes) was nominated for Electronic Recording of the Year, and my piece Aboiteau, on Centrediscs, was nominated for Classical Composition of the Year. Continue Reading

Sonic Geography prize

Sonic Geography prize

I’m very happy to announce that my short essay, ‘Inside’, won 2nd prize in Musicworks Magazine’s 2012 ‘Sonic Geography’ writing contest! Continue Reading

The Cello of Mr. O

The Cello of Mr. O

This production by suddenlyLISTEN is based on the lovely book by Jane Cutler, and features performers Norman Adams (cello) and Karen Bassett (actor). First performances will be Saturday October 27th at the Bus Stop Theatre, 2203 Gottingen, Halifax, 2 pm and 8 pm. My score and sound design is centred on Norm’s performance of excerpts from… Continue Reading

New disc releases

New disc releases

I’m thrilled to announce the release of my first solo disc of acousmatic electroacoustic music!  Lieux imaginaires is now available on empreintes DIGITALes.  The disc format is DVD-A, with both high-resolution stereo and Surround 5.1 (Dolby and DTS) versions of the six pieces.  There are also professionally encoded MP3 versions of all pieces. Many thanks to the Canada… Continue Reading