Category Archives: Harold Schellinx

Harold Schellinx – « 2M0M1XVII »

word to Harold “Fourteen years ago, in april 2004, at the end of a very long post in my SoundBlog, I promised that in all of the prime years to come (that is, years whose number in our Anno Domini way of counting is a prime number), I’d record a decasecond (ten seconds) of sound each and every day, and then put all of ‘m decaseconds one after the other, to be able make each prime year come sounding by again and again and again, in just a little under…

Interview with Nicolas Collins

Harold Schellinx sent us an interview he recorded and recently transcribed. Since Harold is very good with words I copy his introduction. One side remark to the interview is the location where it was held. You will hear a lot of noises, some of musical origin, that are coming through from the background. ‘Embedded in Noises’ could be another take on ‘The Making of Contemporary Music.’ Here is Harold: “Part of this year’s Sonic Protest Festival were a series of lectures, workshops and performances by the American composer Nicolas Collins,…

Seventy Seconds, the 10 seconds a day Audio Diary of the prime year 2011 by Harold Schellinx

The new program by Harold Schellinx is exactly that what you read in the title. Harold maintains a SoundBlog in which he reports of all things sonic he is part of, instigates or witnesses. That’s why there is a written report that covers the before, during and after of this peculiar audio diary. Before there was “the My2k project of a small group of musicians who decided to each record 10 seconds of sound/music everyday of the year 2000.” Harold came across this idea a few years after. It was too…

Harold Schellinx – String Quartet for Windows, Open – The complete version of 24hours

Radio On is proud to present and broadcast this audio event. Harold Schellinx’ String Quartet for Windows, Open is a sound opus with a duration of 24 hours. Radio On will broadcast the entire version in the week-end of 25 and 26 October, without any breaks for coffee, bathroom or renewal of batteries. But word to Harold: “String Quartet with Windows, Open is a string quartet lasting 24 hours and playing in my living room; with all the windows wide open. Recorded between December 2013 and July 2014, the piece…