APRIL 16, 2014 | 8PM

listening club session curated by brook dorsch

about new takes on old musical ideas

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Improvements come from experience, in order to produce something innovative to your senses. Improvements can manifest themselves in many forms, improvements of skill, improvements of form, improvements of technique, etc. When it comes to sound, sound art, noise, music – artists that are always trying to innovate look towards improvements of all aspects of the piece they are trying to present. Improvements can be very subjective whereas some might see playing a Violin with Cymbal as an improvement, others might not.

The works that I chose to play for this session of the listening club – highlight works that produced a “new experience” for me personally, sometimes they were directly associated with a new Improvement or Innovation of Structure, Format or Sound, and other times the experience was more subtle but the end result was that the work sounded new and exciting within the context of my musical, sound listening experience.

I hope you enjoy.
Brook Dorsch

more info and rsvp: IMPROVEMENTS


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now webcasting LIVE from audiotheque

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curator: john van der slice rsvp

wednesday | 3-12-2014 | 8PM


924 Lincoln Road | Studio 201
Miami Beach, FL 33139


SUBTROPICS.ORG is pleased to bring you the first full season of its listening club at audiotheque

composer John Van Der Slice–former professor of composition at the University of Miami–will explore the audible nature of vinyl as a medium in a listening club session selected from LPs in his gigantic record collection of contemporary music rsvp

live broadcast

if you don’t live in miami or are unable to attend audiotheque for this event, you can listen to a LIVE broadcast on spectacular sound‘s online radio channel hosted by steve malagodi:

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W FEB 12, 2014 | 7PM

about the listening club

this year SUBTROPICS.ORG is offering nine curated monthly sessions prepared as part of its listening club. guest curators include andrew yeoman son (dj lespam), brook dorsch, alba triana, john van der slice, kerry ware, gustavo matamoros, jose hernández and armando rodríguez

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2013-14 season brochure

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Our 2013-14 season of events is possible with funding from City of Miami Beach’s Cultural Affairs Program and Cultural Arts Council; with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners; and Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. would like to acknowledge the ongoing support of Sennheiser USA, makers of professional audio equipment and the generosity of private foundations, corporations and individuals members of Audiotheque.

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