Micachu - Sonic Journey

Available to download for free until 31 Mar 2013

6 July 2012 - 31 March 2013 / 09:00
Barbican Centre


subject to availability

Having studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the Barbican Centre holds special meaning to Mica. Her Sonic Journey is inspired by a personal walk around the Centre and its locale, drawing inspiration from the textures and shape of the Barbican, both inside and out, and will be a musical response to the functional yet unique architecture that makes up the Centre.

Barbican Music commissioned Mica to create her Sonic Journey to tie in with two major events in 2011; the Barbican Art Gallery's Laurie Anderson, Trisha Clark, Gordon Matta-Clark - Pioneers of the Downtown Scene, New York 1970 and a major celebration of the music of Steve Reich, Reverberations: The Influence of Steve Reich.

As part of The Space from 29 June to 31 October, you will be able to download two exclusive free tracks again (a long, leisurely one for the weekend and bank holidays taking in the conservatory, and a shorter one for the working week) and instructions to your own mp3 player and then embark on the same walks to experience the music on your own personal headphones whilst moving through the cityscape that inspired it, following Mica's instructions.

Donít forget to download the music before you leave for the walk and bring your own mp3 player and personal headphones!

You can download the audio from The Space.

Weekends audio (streaming only)

Weekdays audio (streaming only)

Sonic Journeys is produced by sounduk


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