Ludo2018 – Announcement & Call for Papers

Exciting news – the Ludo2018 Seventh Easter Conference on Video Game Music and Sound has been announced with a theme of ‘Soundscapes and Interfaces.’ Dates: 13 – 15 April, 2018 Venue: HMT Leipzig (University of Music and Theatre “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy”), Germany Proposal Deadline: 14 February 2018 (send to ludomusicology@gmail.com with provisional bibliography) Sessions will include auditory soundscapes, interfaces, game music…

SSSMG Executive Committee and Journal News

The board of the Society for the Study of Sound and Music in Games, of which the LSA is a member group, has announced a formally appointed Executive Committee – Michael L. Austin, Secretary Stephen Baysted, Editor-in-chief Karen M. Cook Melanie Fritsch, Communications Officer William Gibbons Elizabeth Medina-Gray, Associate Editor Timothy Summers, Associate Editor Mark Sweeney, Director We’re so pleased to…

NACVGM 2018 Is A GO

We’re very eager to share details of our stateside brethren and the North American Conference on Video Game Music 2018, with a committee of esteemed leaders in our discipline – Matthew Thompson, James Buhler, Elizabeth Medina-Gray, Steven Reale, Karen Cook , and Neil Lerner. Dates: January 13–14, 2018 Conference Venue: University of Michigan, School of Music, Theatre & Dance Proposal Deadline: October 1, 2017…

The Australasian Computer Music Conference 2017 – September 28, Adelaide SA

The Australasian Computer Music Conference 2017 is to be held from September 28 – October 1, 2017. The conference will be hosted by the Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide, Electronic Music Unit. The conference theme question: “Do androids dream of computer music? The Australasian Computer Music Association invites composers, performers, academics, engineers and…

Melbourne Meet-Up Report

Hello LSA members, game music fans and friends! Thank you to everyone who came out for our meet up in Melbourne a couple of weeks ago. The whole day was a stimulating experience, and our thanks go to Greg Morrow from APRAAMCOS for his warm welcome to the LSA, and providing the varied music, industry…

Melbourne VGM Event – Game Composition and LSA Chapter Meeting

We’re very excited to share this event AND our first official meeting: High Score: Composition and Sound Art for Gaming (click here for website) apraamcos.com.au featuring Meghann O’Neill, Jared Underwood, Ash Ringrose, Maize Wallin, Neal Acree, and Angharad Yeo: When: Saturday 20 May, 9am-4pm Where: The Cube, ACMI, Federation Square, Flinders St, Melbourne Cost: $30 for APRA AMCOS…