Tales from the dark interior

Steve Davismoon, James Kelman (Composer), Gordon Munro (Performer), James Kelman (Other)

Research output: Non-textual formComposition


'Tales from the dark interior' sets 3 existential texts by the acclaimed Scottish author James Kelman to be performed by a narrator against a live electronic soundscape. The multi-channel (8) electronic soundscape makes use of a number of programming techniques (granular and aleatoric) that ensure a formal mobility on repeated live performances both for the electronic sound performer and narrator, whose voice is also transformed by real-time DSP.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOther
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 17 Jun 2017


  • Live electronic music
  • music and text
  • aleatoric music
  • granular sound
  • algorithmic composition


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