‘releasing the frozen music #1′ download on DIVAcontemporary bandcamp label

releaseing1release date 11th October 2014

“I call architecture frozen music” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

These works engage with architecture and sound in different ways. They take the exploration of soundscape and place into the realms of musical composition and site specific intervention.

produced by David Rogers
at DIVAcontemporary Studio Bridport Dorset UK

1. Joe StevensParallels and Meridians [2013] 06:45
2. David Rogerstreppenhaus musik [2010] 02:37
3. ivon oatesturbomix [2010] 04:28
4. ivon oatesmatrixmix [2010] 04:56
5. Marc Yeatsresponsoria [2010] 26:10

Download includes a 10 page full colour pdf booklet and from the archive, a 19 page pdf programme from ‘the language of place’ audiolab 2010 with texts from ivon oates and Marc Yeats, two of the artists featured on this compilation and a forward by Marcus Leadley.

High-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.


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Sonic Coast[3] at The Drill Hall :: tickets available now


Saturday 25th October doors open 7pm concert 7.30pm – 9.30pm
(with a 20minute interval)

venue: The Drill Hall, Portland Sculpture & Quarry Trust, Easton Lane, Portland, Dorset DT5 1BW

broadcast live on DIVAcontemporary radio - podcast available after the concert.

Meridian BrassCai Isfryn [trumpet] Rob Willson [trumpet] Andy White [trombone] Jonathan Heeley [bass trombone]

performing music by:
Antonis Anestis [GR-WP] – Litha and Effy Efthymiou [UK] – Adolphus Hailstork [USA] – Richard Stanbrook [UK-WP] – Ken Davies [USA] – Stephen Montague [USA] – Adam Fergler [UK] – Marc Yeats [UK-WP]
There are three world premieres in the concert [WP]

tickets: £5 adults – [£7 on the door] students and under sixteen years FREE. available from DIVAcontemporary in advance.

further details


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Marc Yeats: Sound and Music Sampler picks


Sound and Music have invited DIVAcontemporary associate artist Marc Yeats to select four new music events from the next fortnight.

1/ Richard Uttley – Ghosts & Mirrors
2/ MECHANIKA – Live Music with Visuals
3/ Lux – Filharmonic & Harmonica Botanica
4/ Blue-Eyed Hawk – Album Launch Tour

Read more :: link

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FREETIME GPS app available for download


The FREETIME GPS app is now available for download. The final part of associate artist Joe Stevens oral history project FREETIME is now ‘out there’. Assisted by DIVAcontemporary associate artist Phill Phelps, digital works (Joe Stevens) have created an engaging piece of work set in and about Weymouth and Dorchester.



This is a digital works project (www.digital-works.co.uk) supported by a grant from Heritage Lottery Fund (www.hlf.org.uk).


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Kinokophonography Night in NY


DIVAcontemporary associate artist David Rogers audio ‘suoni dal futuro musicisti kino mix’ played at the latest Kinokophonography evening in the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 8th September 2014.

link to audio: https://soundcloud.com/david-e-w-rogers/suoni-dal-futuro-musicisti-kino-mix

link to full programme: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3436526/NYPL_2_full%20programme.pdf

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b-side festival 2014 dedicated to Joe Stevens


The b-side festival team has generously dedicated this year’s festival to the memory of DIVAcontemporary associate artist Joe Stevens, we would like to say thank you for the beautifully written dedication.

link to b-side festival :: http://www.b-side.org.uk/

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palimpsest :: Eva Fahle-Clouts


DIVAcontemporary associate artist Eva Fahle-Clouts exhibiting new photographic work with devonARTstorm at St. Stephen’s Church, High Street, Exeter. Thursday 11th – Saturday 13th September 10am – 5pm :: more

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sonic coast [2] :: on soundcloud and YouTube

marc and zero1sq

Sound and Music composer curator Marc Yeats with zero theorem.
L/R: Chris Goodman [clarinets] Patrick Tapio Johnson [cello] Marc Yeats [composer/curator] Laura Wolk-Lewanowicz [voice]

Saturday 30th August 2014 The Hub Lyme Regis, Dorset

link to concert recordings :: https://soundcloud.com/sonic-coast2

link to YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/user/DIVAcontemporary

for further information about the musicians and composers :: more


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DIVAcontemporary radio podcast :: vintage teaset mix

pix for spreaker

To celebrate her 60th birthday, associate artist Mandy Rathbone decided to walk The South Dorset Ridgeway and invite friends and family to join her. As they walked Mandy recorded the ambient sounds and asked her companions why they enjoyed walking and what their thoughts were on walking the Ridgeway.

download podcast :: http://www.spreaker.com/user/soniccoast/birthday-soundtrack

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open studio :: vintage teaset mix


Saturday 23rd, Sunday 24th and Monday 25th August 10am – 4pm

DIVAcontemporary associate artists Mandy Rathbone and David Rogers will be presenting
a curated programme of audio works collected during the ‘listening walks’ and their own individual explorations into the absorbing world of acoustic ecology and sound art.
Vintage Teas available on Sunday 24th and Monday 25th.
Podcast available Monday 25th from 4pm
on DIVAcontemporary radio. http://www.spreaker.com/show/soniccoast

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