2015 SEAMUS Conference

The conference will be held March 26 – 28, 2015 at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. The theme of the conference is “Emotion and Electroacoustic Music.” Inquiries and proposals may be directed to the Conference Hosts at We look forward to welcoming you to Blacksburg in 2015 for a celebration of recent innovations and creative achievements in electroacoustic music! Submissions have […]


Interview with Kim Cascone

“The human being knows himself only insofar as he knows the world; he perceives the world only in himself, and himself only in the world. Every new object, clearly seen, opens up a new organ of perception in us.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Kim Cascone responds to questions posed by newsletter editor Steve Ricks and talks […]


Member News

Elizabeth Anderson gave the avant-première of her octophonic acousmatic work Solar Winds…and Beyond at the CIME Festival 2014 at the University of North Texas on October 4, 2014. A second avant-première of Solar Winds…and Beyond took place at the X BIMESP 2014 Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil.  Following, Solar Winds was performed at the Bernoaola Festival […]


Interview with Barry Schrader

“The power and circulation of music technology, and the use of electro-acoustic music in all of its incarnations have greatly expanded in the years since SEAMUS started. I think that SEAMUS has been an important force in this evolution, and I trust it will continue to be so in the future.” —an interview with composer […]


Electromagnetically-Prepared Piano: interview with Per Bloland

Composer and current SEAMUS Member At Large Per Bloland discusses the genesis and evolution of the EMPP, from its inception at CCRMA through various stages of development, up through its most recent incarnation as the focus of a research project at IRCAM. Bloland responded to the following questions, posed by the editor Steven Ricks, via […]