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ALMA Sounds receives innovation award

10 November, 2017

The Chilean foundation ForoInnovacion gave the Avonni award for the Anacleto Angelini Innovation Track in the Culture category to Sounds of the Universe, in recognition of its capacity to broaden the impact of local talent and innovation. “We have recognized projects...

Elegy for Orion. ALMA Sounds Visual Concert at the Chilean Museum of Pre-Colombian Art

4 August, 2017

An unprecedented visual concert was held in the Chilean Museum of Pre-Colombian Art, where musician Diego Errázuriz and media artist Nicolas Quiroz visually and sonorously interpreted the Elegy for Orion, based on ALMA Sounds.     Commissioned by Enrique Rivera,...

Art and Music from ALMA Sounds in the Puerto Ideas Festival/Antofagasta

5 May, 2017

From April 9 to May 4, ALMA Sounds was invited to present an exhibit based on the interaction between art, music and astronomy in the Art room of the Minera Escondida Foundation in Antofagasta.     It involved an exhibit...

ALMA Sounds in Watchers of the Universe

19 April, 2017

To engage the community around the mysteries of the universe through a day of guided observation while paying homage to the recipient of the 1997 National Award for Exact Sciences, Maria Teresa Ruiz, for her 2017 Women in Science Award,...

DJs Are Dropping Beats From Deep Space

28 July, 2016

Interpreting something from the universe awakens a unique inspiration and curiosity,” says the Swiss electronic musician Lucien Nicolet, who goes by Luciano. He wasn’t waxing mystical. That awakening lead to ALMA Sounds, his latest album, released this month, which features audio...

ALMA Sounds raffles off new album after Barcelona success

8 July, 2016

The innovative initiative ALMA Sounds has created quite a stir. After its successful participation in the International Congress of Digital Culture and Creative Technologies, Sónar+D 2016 (June 16-18) in Barcelona, Spain, the label Cadenza Records, owned by renowned electronic musician...

Cadenza Records Releases New Album With ALMA’s Cosmic Sounds

14 June, 2016

Electronic music has always had a special affiliation with space, and the sounds of the cosmos. An inherent love of all things sci-fi, galactic and otherworldy has always been a common thread, especially with techno producers, and so it’s always...

ALMA sounds present in Sonar + D – Barcelona

13 June, 2016

What they have in common science and art? Is it possible that both ways of interpreting the world can unite in a common language? Two of the greatest scientific institutions worldwide – CERN, the European organization for nuclear research and...

Sobrecarga interestelar en Sónar Chile

13 June, 2016

Un fascinante proyecto combina ciencia y arte para saber cómo interpretar en tierra firme los sonidos del espacio exterior Si Pink Floyd hubiera esperado unas cuantas décadas antes de convertirse en pioneros del rock espacial, quizá habrían recibido de manos...

DJ Raff hizo el mix más cool posible entre ciencia y música: Una canción con sonidos del universo

13 June, 2016

También aparecieron otros temas para volar más arriba de las estrellas. En corto, un grupo de astrónomos chilenos del observatorio ALMAsortearon las leyes de la física. “Para este ejercicio ocupamos las similitudes ondulatorias entre la luz y el sonido, para...

El sonido del universo captado por astrónomos chilenos podrá usarse para crear música

13 June, 2016

La luz puede viajar en el vacío del espacio exterior, pero el sonido no, ¿Cómo lo hicieron para escuchar al universo? El radiotelescopio más potente del mundo, ALMA, fue la herramienta que usó un grupo de astrónomos de la Universidad...