[ 23. Februar 2011 ]

CALL – Forum for Innovation in Music Production and Composition (FIMPaC 2011)

Von: Dale Perkins
Datum: 23. Februar 2011 09:06:49 MEZ
Betreff: Call for Papers – Forum for Innovation in Music Production
and Composition (FIMPaC 2011)


Leeds, United Kingdom



Forum for Innovation in Music Production and Composition (FIMPaC)

In Association with: Journal of Music, Technology and Education

Thursday 12 and Friday 13 May 2011

The Forum for Innovation in Music Production and Composition takes
place at Leeds College of Music from Thursday 12th to Friday 13th May
2011. FIMPaC is an annual event focusing on research and practice
related to innovations in Music Production and Composition. This
year’s event sees its second year in association with the Journal of
Music, Technology and Education. FIMPaC’s goal is to bring together
composers, producers, music industry representatives, academics,
educators and students to discuss their practice, research and
industry experiences; FIMPaC encourages participants and delegates
that represent the commercial music industry and academia.

Keynote Speakers

Bill Drummond (Thursday 12 May 2011)
Bill Drummond is a musician, music industry figure, writer and artist.
He is known as co-founder of The KLF, the pop group of the late 80s
and the K Foundation. He has written several books including ’17‘ and
‚The Manual (How to have a number one the easy way)‘. Bill has
produced a variety of different conceptual art projects and is the
founder of choir ‘The17’ – http://www.the17.org

Leigh Landy (Friday 13 May 2011)
Professor Leigh Landy holds a Research Chair at De Montfort University
where he directs the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre.
His scholarship is divided between creative and musicological work.
His compositions include several for video, dance and theatre. He is
editor of „Organised Sound: an international journal of music
technology“ (CUP) and author of five books including „What’s the
Matter with Today’s Experimental Music?“ and „Experimental Music
Notebooks“. „Understanding the Art of Sound Organization“ (MIT Press)
and „La musique des sons/The Music of Sounds“ (Sorbonne MINT/OMF) both
appeared in 2007.

Call for Papers
This year’s call for papers is in association with the Journal of
Music, Technology and Education. Proposers are asked to indicate on
their submission if they would like their work to be considered for
publication in a forthcoming issue of the journal.

Focussing on issues arising from FIMPaC 2010, the main theme for the
event is ‘Liveness’ and invitations for proposals may include, for

Philosophical concerns and definitions of ‘liveness’.
Audience reception of electronic and acousmatic music.
Composing and music production for multimedia.
Pedagogical concerns that address popular, electronic and acousmatic
Postmodernism in Music Composition/Production.

Further to the above, proposals that address innovation in
compositional practice and music production are welcome (for example,
focus on compositional/production process, applications of music
technology, pedagogy, dissemination, analysis or critical studies).

While proposals are invited on any area of music composition/
production research and practice, from within any discipline/genre
(commercial, popular, experimental, mixed media, electronica,
electroacoustic, acousmatic etc…), preference will be given to topics
that address cross-disciplinary approaches that inform new insights.

The deadline for the submission of proposals is Monday 25 March 2011.

Further submission details and booking form can be found at the
following link.


This year’s event offers discount for early booking.

Please address any queries regarding submission to: Dr Dale Perkins – FIMPaC@lcm.ac.uk

Please address any queries regarding booking to: Louise Wood – L.Wood@lcm.ac.uk

Dr Dale Perkins
Principal Lecturer (Research and Postgraduate Studies)
Leeds College of Music
3 Quarry Hill

0113 2223430