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Four performers lean over their instruments with an image projected on the wall behind of a messy 90s office scene Exploring the periphery of musical narrative
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Exploring the periphery of musical narrative

12 April 2021

Audible Edge Festival of Sound is underway and Eduardo Cossio reviews ‘Serf Punk’, a concert that explores representation and meaning – and its absence.

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laser light beams bathe a crowd in puple Hearing light & seeing sound
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Hearing light & seeing sound

23 February 2020

The balance of restful and hectic energy in Robin Fox’s concerto for a laser beam was an absorbing experience for Eduardo Cossio.

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Unstoppable momentum
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Unstoppable momentum

20 February 2020

Eduardo Cossio finds The Necks’ concert an act of discovery, full of tight corners and elegant solutions.

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Greywing Ensemble Exhilarating and absurd
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Exhilarating and absurd

23 October 2019

Review: GreyWing Ensemble, ‘Text’ ⋅ The Sewing Room, October 8 ⋅ Review by Eduardo Cossio ⋅ Local ensemble GreyWing are known for performing works that mix environmental sounds with…

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488 - Louise Devenish Performs Permeating Through the Pores of Shifting Planes by Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh  Photo by Nik Babic A tactile sound world
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A tactile sound world

9 July 2019

Review: Louise Devenish, ‘Sheets of Sound’ ⋅ Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, June 28 ⋅ Review by Eduardo Cossio ⋅ “Sheets of sound” is how jazz critic Ira Glitter…

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Intercurrent by Olivia Davies Two percussionists perform with a bass clarinet player and pianist in the back ground Musical artefacts
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Musical artefacts

2 June 2019

Review: Intercurrent Ensemble, ‘Walkman Antiquarian’ ⋅ UWA Callaway Auditorium, 27 May ⋅ Review by Eduardo Cossio ⋅ Developments in technology brought new performance tools for musicians in the…

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Zubin Kanga is at the intersection of technology and piano. Photo Raphael Neal. Mix and match media
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Mix and match media

29 April 2019

Review: Zubin Kanga ‘Piano Ex Machina’ ⋅ State Theatre Centre, April 24 ⋅ Review by Eduardo Cossio ⋅ Many contemporary composers have sought to create works that are…

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Procession Soft Soft Loud An R&B ceremony
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An R&B ceremony

11 March 2019

Perth Festival review: Soft Soft Loud, Procession ⋅ Fremantle Arts Centre, March 2 ⋅ Review by Eduardo Cossio ⋅ Soft Soft Loud’s cross-genre contribution to the Perth Festival this…

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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio