Cat Hope & Decibel

New music on iPads

TEDxPerth 2012
December 2012

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New music on iPads: Cat Hope & Decibel at TEDxPerth

Cat Hope reveals a pioneering way to capture music that gives musicians a new freedom to articulate, share and collaborate on their work. Cat and Decibel then show how this all comes together with a rendition of their unique, experimental electronic scores.

Cat Hope & Decibel
Experimental Musicians

Cat Hope is a Perth-based musician, composer, songwriter, sound and performance artist whose interdisciplinary practice spans film, video, performance and installation. In 2011, she won the Inaugural Award for Excellence in Experimental Music at the APRA AMC Art Awards for her work with Decibel and was a finalist in the WA Citizen of the Year Awards in the Arts and Culture category.

Cat is the artistic director of Decibel, a new music ensemble based in Perth devoted to performing works that explore the nexus of acoustic and electronic instruments. Decibel pioneers unique electronic score formats, giving electronic music instruments a voice in the acoustic space.