Tone Deaf

Friday, October 24, 2014. 8:00pm at the Isabel Bader Performing Arts Centre with a pre-concert talk at 7:15pm.
Laura Kavanaugh and Ian Birse: live electronic sound and image
Adam Tindale and Colin Labadie: percussion, guitar and electronics
A concert co-produced with Tone Deaf, Kingston’s annual festival of adventurous sound performance

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Adam TIndale

Adam Tindale

Adam Tindale is an electronic drummer and digital instrument designer. He is an Associate Professor of Human-Computer Interaction in the Digital Futures Initiative at OCAD University. Adam performs on his E-Drumset: a new electronic instrument that utilizes physical modeling and machine learning with an intuitive physical interface. After completing his Bachelor of Music at Queen’s, he obtained a Masters of Music Technology at McGill University, and an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Music, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Victoria.


Colin Labadie

Colin Labadie

Colin Labadie is a Waterloo based composer and performer whose output includes concert works, sound art, improvisation, and interdisciplinary collaboration. His wide range of influences inspires him to create music ranging from austere and pattern-oriented to spastic and loud. He often uses machines to realize his work, and has built or modified many electronic instruments that emit odd noises he finds interesting. He is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree in Composition from the University of Alberta with support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.