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Hypnotech 3 LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Jamie Todd


PiNG LiNKs

Ambient Music

Ambient Music Resources has already collected all the best major
ambient music sites with a whole section devoted to
The Toronto Scene
.


Toronto Live Ambient, Electronic and
Experimental Community

musicworks magazine is committed to finding new and challenging
forms of expression in the sound arts.
Published three times a year,
each issue includes a CD which features the artists in sound—music
seldom heard elsewhere.

New Adventures in Sound Art is a non-profit organization that
produces performances and installations spanning the entire
spectrum of electroacoustic and experimental sound art.
Through workshops, lectures, and demonstrations that teach
a new perception of sound, New Adventures in Sound Art offers
the opportunity to educate artists and audiences both locally
and abroad. New Adventures in Sound Art now offers four series
through the year: Sound Travels, Deep Wireless, SOUNDplay
and Sign Waves.

ping things.com is the new internet music boutique for
ambient/chillout/experimental/triphop/dreampop... CDs by
AMBiENT PiNG performers and ambient/experimental artists
from across the continent and the world. THE place to
buy music from the Toronto scene and elsewhere with
Canadian dollars.

SoundList has a weekly e-mail list which will keep you
up-to-date onfree-improvisation, experimental music and
sound art events
in Toronto.

Soundstreams Canada was founded by Artistic Director
Lawrence Cherney in 1982, Soundstreams Canada
commissions and presents Canadian and international
new music, generating opportunities for dynamic encounters
among composers, performers and audiences. Their goal is
to promote new music by creating unique and compelling
experiences, and fostering awareness of a growing Canadian
musical legacy.
For most concerts, Soundstreams pairs
Canadian composers with their international colleagues,
often premiering new works written specifically for the
concert. The company also regularly pairs Canadian and
international musicians, allowing Soundstreams the opportunity
to share and celebrate the excellence of Canadian
artists with visiting performers.

Stillepost an active online community forum with local and national
show listings and more.

the angel theory has been on the air since July of 2001.
Playing an eclectic blend of atmospheric music, it is a perfect
background for the creative mind. Embracing many emotions,
it journeys through the darkness and the light, touching many
genres on the way. Tune in here and hear some PiNG ARTiSTS.

The Music Gallery is a publicly assisted centre supporting the
creation, performance and production of work in contemporary
concert music, original, experimental or free jazz, ethnocentric
musics, electroacoustic or electronic music work involving mixed
or experimental media and performance arts.

Toronto.com covers the spectrum of events in the city. It's a
handy spot to check what's happening today or tonight

wavelength is an excellent weekly Sunday night live music series
with art installations, a monthly zine, a DJ showcase and lightshows
based at Sneaky Dee's. You'll find a number of AMBiENT PiNG
performers featured in their very eclectic lineups.


Ambient/Experimental Promoters and Venues
in Other Cities

Ambitention - A Worcester, Massachusetts series of electronic,
ambient, experimental and space music events currently at the
Worcester Artist Group, 38 Harlow Street.

BIG EARS FESTIVAL - The mission of BIG EARS is to offer an exciting
and dynamic platform of musical and artistic discovery, presenting a
variety of adventurous, exploratory concerts and performances,
installations, discussions, and interactive experiences by artists
possessed of singular and unique visions that stand apart from
the mainstream. BIG EARS 09 FESTIVAL happens in
Nashville Tennessee
on February 6 – 7 – 8, 2009 and features
an immersive, adventurous gathering to include Philip Glass,
Antony and The Johnsons, Fennesz, Michael Gira, Jon Hassell
& Maarifa Street, Matmos, The Necks, Negativland,
Pauline Oliveros and many more.

Dub Beautiful Collective - An ambient series in San Francisco,
California
presenting an irregular series of significant ambient
music events.

Field Effects - A San Francisco, California based ongoing series of
concerts showcasing the use of found sound, found materials, and
field recordings in media art, presented in a comfortable environment.
964 Natoma San Francisco, CA, USA.

Moondata - host to a monthly series in Montreal Quebec called LABprojects (Live Ambience & Beats) that gathers different
musicians, VJs and DJs from the Montreal community for one-time
only collaborative improv events. The music, while initially being
rooted in ambient textures, has often branched off into other
experimental territories, depending on the invitied guests.

The Philadephia Ambient Consortium - The Ping tips its hat
to the heart of the venerable Philadelphia ambient scene.


Miscellaneous Links

The Hunger Site - Feed the hungry with just a click of your mouse.

The Rainforest Site - Save a patch of the rainforest with a simple mouseclick.

Michael Moon LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Jamie Todd
Mindspawn LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Jamie Todd
Stephen Philips LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Jamie Todd
Altitude & Sedative LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Jamie Todd
arc LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Jamie Todd
Beef Terminal LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Jamie Todd
Mara's Torment LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Jamie Todd
Falling You LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Jamie Todd
Scott M2 of dreamSTATE  LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Mario Georgiou
Tofu The Pug  LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Jamie Todd
Mnemosyne LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Jamie Todd
Andrew Alldridge  LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Jamie Todd
Jamie Todd of dreamSTATE LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Mario Georgiou
Altitude & Sedative LiVE at THE AMBiENT PiNG - Photo by Jamie Todd