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[15 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Music You Can Walk Inside

Come and see us at the Creative Digifest, Friday 18 May 2012
University of Southampton, Highfield Campus

A combination of sounds – composed and distributed virtually around a place – with GPS data about the listener’s location and movement recreate the music in a unique way for each listener.
noTours can be been used in diverse ways to augment and shift the way we hear the sounds of a place. You can leave messages, tell stories about the surroundings or – as composer Ben Mawson has done – build a musical composition invisibly into a landscape.

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[29 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Serendipia (Serendipity) by Helena Torres

Serendipity, a sound drift to the origins of modernity.
Serendipityis a sound narrative geolocated in the civil cemetery of Ceares, Gijón, Asturias. It is a fragmented story recorded in soundtracks located in this cemetery that proposes to solve a crime that took place in Gijon in the late 19th century.
The sound narrative axis is Simona Margarita’s telling, a historian specialized in feminism who is preparing a thesis on the figure of Rosario de Acuña, a mostly unknown feminist Spanish pioneer from the nineteenth century. During her research, Margarita discovers an …

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[5 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
noTours @ Hangar in Barcelona

A combination of different projects brought us to Barcelona.

I was invited to play in a mini tour with Madame Humtata, Horacio found a cheap flight from Santiago, Giga Circus took their van and drove eight hours from France, Helena Torres had time to contribute, and even more Luca surprised us attending to the workshop. We are becoming a small family. Pedro Soler was not physically there but was always around in the atmosphere. Pedro is not only friend, but a contributer, mentor…

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[1 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Video Manchester Cities

Video documenting the works composed by NOVARS artists for the project “cities@Manchester” on an interview to Enrique Tomás and Ricardo Climent.

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[1 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
LABoral offers its visitors ten noTours sound walks based on the works produced in the Spatial Narratives workshop

LABoral offers its visitors ten sound walks in which -with the use of a mobile equipped with the Android operating system- they will be able to have many different experiences in the surrounding areas of the Art Centre. The majority of these works have been produced in the Spatial Narratives workshop, held in the first week of November as part of the programme at Plataforma Cero, the LABoral Production Centre.

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[5 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Visiting Cambridge and Manchester

New visit to our friends of Anglia Rusklin University in Cambridge and NOVARS in Manchester.

The plan was double: introducing noTours to the Music Technology Department of the Anglia Ruskin University and presenting the new features of our platform to NOVARS composers.