Etiquette has picked up a variety of reviews and reactions.

Claire Sawers of The List gave it 4/5 . . . “Those clever Edinburgh FOUND boys have done it again. Their latest music-meets-art installation is a hands-on delight, making even the most tone-deaf feel like musical geniuses.” . . .

. . . while Create Digital Music say “what’s nice about the Etiquette is — surprise — the music. Rather than predictable electronic sounds, Etiquette echoes and vibrates with laptop-sampled acoustic timbres, such as stand-up bass, banjo, brass, flute, and even glockenspiel.” . . .

. . . and, on seeing the Etiquette demonstration as a featured video on YouTube, RedceLL1978 had this to say:

“….What? …The hell is this? And how in the hell did it become a featured video.. Wait, i get it.. This is some dude at a mental institution. And he “SEES” things, right? Like numbers, and geometric coordinates, right? HA HA BRILLIANT!!!! (yeah right.) Stop wasting server load.”

But if you’re in town, why not come down to the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop and judge it yourself?

August 16th, 2007 admin

The Etiquette table in one of its more contemplative moods

Ziggy plays the table. Throughout the day, the “mood” of the table changes and along with it the types of sounds, music and tempo it plays. Here it is being quite relaxed…

[Can’t hear the wonderful immersive quadraphonic sound on your YouTube clip? You’ll just have to come down and try the installation for yourself!]

August 8th, 2007 admin

Opening Night

Opening Night
Last night was the opening night of Magazine 07 at the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop and the unveiling of the Etiquette installation. We were all very happy to see and hear that it actually worked! It was great fun to watch people’s different responses to the installation – there was a such a wide variety of ways in which different people interacted with it. I’ve uploaded a few images of the finished table in action, click on the images to see more. Video clips coming soon.

Thanks to everyone who came along to the opening, and cheers to Anthony Schrag for joining in our improvised performance. It was a great night.

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Rosie and Frances Munro

August 5th, 2007 admin

Download the Etiquette EP

You can now download the four tracks we produced as an introduction to Etiquette. Click here to download a .zip file (24 mb) containing four high quality mp3s and the sleeve artwork.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License.

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August 4th, 2007 admin

Etiquette CD / exhibition invite

Etiquette CD / Invite
We have produced a 4 track CD which is being sent out as the invite for the opening night of MagazineSaturday 4 August, 6 – 9 pm. The CD is an introduction to the audio installation which will be housed in the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop for the month of August (Exhibition opening days: 5, 9–12, 16–19, 23–26. Opening times: 11 am – 5 am).

If you would like to get your hands on a copy of the CD, we will have a small number to hand out at the opening where FOUND will be giving a special music performance. There after the music will be available as a free digital download from this site.

Musicians who have contributed to Etiquette are: Ziggy Campbell, Anna Claybourne, Dave Ford, Paul Gilbody, Bobby Perman, Tommy Perman, Alan Stockdale, Gavin Sutherland, Zero, and the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Ensemble. Thanks everyone!

July 19th, 2007 admin

Bobby hits some things at ESW

July 9th, 2007 admin

Invitations sent to pressing plant

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Invitation CDs have been completed, showcasing some of the music and sounds that will make up the installation (although what the audience will hear will depend on how they interact with the table). Everything has been recorded in the sculpture workshop and its grounds including some of the sounds of the table itself being constructed as well as ongoing work by other artists in the workshop.

The four-track EP will be sent out later in the month and tracks will appear online in due course.

July 4th, 2007 admin

Construction underway

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Construction on the table which forms the heart of the installation is now well underway. Click on the image to see more.

July 4th, 2007 admin

Recording commences

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Recording commences down at the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop. Click on the above image to see more.

May 25th, 2007 admin

First Visualisation

Here’s a short 3D animation of how we envisage the audio installation to look.

May 14th, 2007 admin

What's Etiquette?

FOUND have been commissioned by the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop (ESW) to create several sound pieces to commemorate their 20th Anniversary. We have decided to develop an ambitious interactive audio installation in collaboration with computer scientist Simon Kirby. This site will document our progress with the project.

Etiquette is going to be installed at the ESW and ready for you to play with throughout August. Exhibition opening days: 5, 9–12, 16–19, 23–26. Opening times: 11 am – 5 am. Details about how to get to ESW can be found here.

Etiquette is supported by the PRS Foundation

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