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Interview with Pierre Alexandre Tremblay


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Composer and Studio Director at the University of Huddersfield’s Department of Music. Interviewed in Berlin at the composer's temporary residence, 20 May 2010.


Pierre Alexandre Tremblay is involved in a variety of projects, manipulating sound and playing bass guitar. He is Reader in Composition and Improvisation at the University of Huddersfield (UK), where he also leads the studio and an electronic music festival. He is a member of the ensembles ars circa musicæ (Sophie Aime, Paris), de type inconnu (Ora, Montréal), and Splice (loop collective, London). He launched his first acousmatic album on empreintes DIGITALes in 2006, ars circa musicæ debut album in 2007, and in 2008 the seventh disc by [iks], the contemporary jazz ensemble he directed for eleven years. In 2009, he published La rage, a 50-minute suite for free-jazz drummer and electronics. He also worked on pop music projects in studio as producer and bass guitar, and is interested in video music and in DSP. He spends his spare time (sic), pursuing his interests in reading and photography, and with his family. As a founding member of the no-tv collective, he does not own a working television set.

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