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    Scenius[at] aims to create a platform for music and creativity by combining the notion of the musical genius with that of the scene where the actual interactive process is taking place. Scenius[at] is conceived as an event to be hosted in different cities.
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ENO – organiser [of] musical events

Abstract from Hit Parader JANUARY 1975 – by Lisa Robinson.   Eno – full name Brian Peter George St. John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno – calls himself a non-musician. Yet, he’s sitting in his Drake Hotel suite playing a lineup of glasses filled with liquids of varying degrees. It’s music, all right, as is the … Continue reading

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David Byrne [at] TED

From CBGB to Carnegie Hall, David Byrne has performed on highly different stages and places. In “How Architecture Helped Music Evolve” conference, Byrne explores how the architecture or the built context relate to music composition and musical innovation; before singing “Nothing But Flowers”. In Playing the Building (2008), Byrne transformed an empty building into a … Continue reading

Inspiration Information

Since 2008, Strut-Records has been developing a new artist studio collaboration series named Inspiration Information. The series brings together current artists and producers with their musical heroes for a mouth-watering one-off collaboration recorded in an intense week long studio session. Emphasis is on spontaneity, musicianship and an open A&R brief. More…

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The WWW Conference

No presentations / No schedule / No expensive tickets ≠ A live performance / A tablet app/ A live stream → “Intellectual Jazz” Scenius enough don’t you think?

Red+Hot

      Stolen Moments: Red Hot+Cool is one of the most successful incarnations of a project whose proceeds go towards research in fighting the AIDS virus. Released in 1994 by GRP Records, the fifth entry in the Red Hot albums was acclaimed as the “Album of the Year” by Time Magazine. Beyond doubt, Red … Continue reading

Scenius, or Communal Genius

Scenius is like genius, only embedded in a scene rather than in genes. Brian Eno suggested the word to convey the extreme creativity that groups, places or “scenes”  can occasionally generate. His actual definition is:  “Scenius stands for the intelligence and the intuition of a whole cultural scene. It is the communal form of the … Continue reading

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