Concert Works
Polygraphiae
Euridice Remix
The Chronicle Orb

Theatre Works
The Soul of the Rock
The Lost Mansion of Sojourn
Talking to Myself
S p (l) a c e s

Experimental
Solo Piano
Off-Topic Collective
Live Electronic Music
From My Window
Leaving Venice
Modulations
Artifacts
Elevator
Subway

NoiseReductionSociety
The production company of performer and composer
James Hegarty
- Now in our 15th year.

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Subway is a multimedia work featuring images and sounds of the New York City subway in lower Manhattan. It received its premiere at Julie Campbell's Three Sinks Gallery in Webster Groves.

The work consists of live improvised electronic music, live video manipulations, and location ambience recordings. In the performance, the location sounds playback as part of the video. As the video playback speed is altered, or the file scratched like a DJ, the connected audio responds. Additional location sounds are triggered from a MIDI keyboard in a Max/MSP program that uses algorithms to automatically diffuse the sounds through multiple speakers installed in the performance space. Special surround patches for the Korg Karma were created to allow live performance to also be manipulated throughout the space.

Experimental multimedia performances and mp3/hand-made albums that break through the noise floor. The Noise Reduction Society and NoiseReductionSociety.com are trademarks of James Hegarty. This content and website Copyright 2007-2009 all rights reserved.