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Below are a collection of links to performances and papers from NoiseFloor participants. More will be added to this page as they become available. 


Mark Harris  - Live at NoiseFloor 2011

Below is a recording of Mark's excellent improvised set from the 2011 festival. This was a very fitting end to a very busy first day of music at the 2011 festival. 

For more information visit http://markharrismusic.blogspot.co.uk/


NoiseFloor 2012

This video was made for us by Unique Media Production to promote the conference and some of the things that we do during the concerts. 

You can find out more on Unique here - http://www.uniquemediaproduction.co.uk


Modulate - Live at NoiseFloor 2010 

Here is a short except from Modulate's incredible AV performance from 2010. 

You can find more information here http://www.modulate.org.uk


BEER - Live at NoiseFloor 2012 

Live-coding fun in Staffordshire from the BEER ensemble.

More at http://soundcloud.com/beer-ensemble


Shelly Knotts - Live at NoiseFloor 2012 

A extract from Shelly's awesome performance at NoiseFloor 2012 as part of the SOUNDkitchen take over. 

For more information fisit http://shellyknotts.wordpress.com/


Iain Armstrong - Live at NoiseFloor 2012 

Iain's performance at NoiseFloor was unmissable and unforgetable. Below is a recording of the gig whcih utilises raw and manipulated field recordings, live mixing and processing.

For more information visit http://iainarmstrong.net



Shellly Parker - Frequency 

Below is a recording of Shelly's excellent live set from the May 2012 festival. The festival itself attempts to draw together music which is composed around beats as a primary compositional element and music which is based around composing with texture and gesture as formative elements. This live set sums up the ideology of the festival in one single recording.

"Frequency draws inspiration from the history of Stafford’s connection to the beginnings of early British rave culture. Its direct reference is to a live performance by Altern 8 recorded in the car park of Shelley’s Lazerdrome nightclub in Stafford in 1991. The recording was pressed on to the B side of the Altern 8 track Frequency by their record label Stafford North.

Employing stripped down percussive extracts and minimal abstract noise sourced from early hardcore tracks and field recordings alongside cyclical bass pulses, Frequency not only addresses the site-specific sonic heritage of Stafford but also emerging technological processes.

Presented as a concentrated listening piece, without the audience’s expectation to dance implicit within club culture, Frequency is intended as a reductive rendering of this era of British bass history and its legacy within contemporary electronic music".

For more information visit http://www.shelleyparker.co.uk




Ben Bengler - The audio mixer as creative tool in musical composition and performance

Click here for a link to Ben's excellent paper "The audio mixer as creative tool in musical composition and performance" which was delievered at the May 2012 festival.