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Sorry if this is a little off topic...

Does anyone in the UK know of or attend any Sonic Art and/or Electronic music festivals?
I've heard of a few myself but am looking to experience more.

I know it's slightly off topic, however for me personally I always find sonic art and electronic music (leaning more towards IDM, Glitch etc.) greatly influences and inspires my sound design - This is particularly the case with my latest project utilising a merger of the two and sound design, which compliment the piece well.

I thought it would be of interest to a number of people so I'll update this post as I find more festivals/performances etc. It would be cool to hear about live laptop ensembles as well. Also, I don't know if people would prefer for it to be a community wiki page? Just let me know and I'll change it :)

I've asked a related question before if you're interested: http://socialsounddesign.com/questions/9328/music-makers-do-you-find-your-sound-design-skills-influence-your-compositions


LIST OF UK FESTIVALS: - in progress

Sound Art / Experimental Electronic Music - http://www.audiograft.com/
Experimental Electronic Music / Workshops / Installations - http://www.beamfestival.com/
Sonic Art / Experimental Electronic Music / Lectures / Installations - http://noisefloor.co.uk

Electronic Music - http://www.blocweekend.com/

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man, been desperate to find something like this. also as a music producer. thanks for the info! –  Pretaeperon Apr 20 '12 at 21:14
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Two off the top of my head: Beam Festival, at Brunel University (http://www.beamfestival.com/), and AudioGraft, in Oxford (http://www.audiograft.com/). I used to know someone who ran an electronica/sound-art festival called 'Sonic boom' in Coventry, but I don't think that's still going on.

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@Arran Thanks man, added them in! :) –  Alan Pring Apr 20 '12 at 17:31
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