Music at Marrowbone Books: Rachel Ní Chuinn


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Rachel Ní Chuinn swapped guitar for clarinet a few years ago, which she melds with live electronics into expressive sound.

In this month’s Music at Marrowbone Books, the musician and sound artist – and member of the Dublin Laptop Orchestra – performs some of her improvisations. They build on themselves, reverberating, layer upon layer.

Thinking about sound as a physical medium has led Ní Chuinn down all kinds of paths. From music exploring the afterglow static of the Big Bang, to works inspired by the acoustics of neolithic caves.

Author:

Martin Cook: Martin's substantive career was in civil engineering, specialising in the field of traffic and transportation. Currently, he is attached to Dublin City FM, and works as a freelance broadcast journalist. He is continuously striving to ignore alien orders.

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