is a group of Western Australian composers,improvisors, programmers and sound artists devoted to the realisation of music where acoustic and electronic instruments are represented. In each DECIBEL performance, electronic instruments are performed as unique ensemble members with their own sound quality and presence in the acoustic space. DECIBEL pioneer electronic score formats for new and existing works, incorporating mobile score formats and networked playback environments. DECIBEL actively support the creation and facilitation of new works for electro acoustic performance, the arrangement of electronic works for live performance, the performance of seminal international works and the representation of Australian and Western Australian artists, established and emerging. They seek to dissolve any division between sound art, installation and music.
Cat Hope, Artistic Director