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ISSTA Na Tonnta, Loudspeaker Orchestra Concert, Greenwich Feb 2024

ISSTA partners with the Loudspeaker Orchestra Concert Series

ISSTA (The Irish Sound Science Technology Association) is delighted to present Na Tonnta. Translating as “the waves”, this Loudspeaker Orchestra Concert presents an eclectic evening of Irish Electronic and Electroacoustic Music . Join us for a concert of music by influential artists in the Irish Experimental Music Scene, Kerry Hagan, Jürgen Simpson, Jane Deasy, Peter O’Doherty and Sebastian Adams. 

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Spatial Audio Workshop and Concert at SARC, Belfast 2023

In March 2023 ISSTA presented a Spatial Audio Workshop and Concert at Sonic Arts Research Centre, Belfast

ISSTA partnered with the Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC) at Queen’s University Belfast to present a two-day spatial audio workshop and concert programme in March 2023 for composers, sound artists and performers.

ISSTA hosted four emerging international artist to develop their sound practice through the use of spatialisation and immersive audio techniques in the unique setting of the 40+ loudspeaker soundsystem of the Sonic Lab at SARC.

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Experience River Shannon Soundwalk at ICMC 2022

The Irish Science, Sound, and Technology Association (ISSTA) proudly presents the River Shannon Soundwalk for ICMC 2022.

River Shannon Soundwalk is an interactive audio walk that locates sound works along the riverside at the University of Limerick.

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Join us for our panel discussion about the soundwalk at ICMC on 8 July 2022.

Find out more about the panel, the artists and how to access the River Shannon Soundwalk both on-site and remotely.

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ISSTA Listening Room on SARC Radio

The Irish Sound, Science and Technology Association is excited to announce a collaboration with Sonic Arts Research Centre at Queen’s University Belfast to curate a weekly programme on their online radio station SARC Radio.

The ISSTA Listening Room will be broadcast weekly on Sundays 8-10pm at

Each week the ISSTA Listening Room draws from a pool of audio works by artists in the ISSTA network including the TIDES: An ISSTA Anthology release, as well as works submitted by artists including Aisling Davis, Alejandro Brianza, Bill Vine, Constantin Popp, Douglas Murray, SHOCC Project (Elaine Harrington & John Hough), Eoin Callery, Epa Fassianos, Fiona Sheil, Hollie Delahan, IRIDE PROJECT (Massimo Davi & Monica Miuccio with Marco Pinotti), Jez Riley French & Pheoberiley Law, Jimmy Behan, Katie O’Looney, Kevin Rooney, Laura Fitzpatrick, Matthew Whiteside, Melanie Frisoli, Michele Cheng, Mo Benison, Nikki Sheth, Ricardo de Armas, Rosa Park, Sarah Ellen Lundy, Sheena Graham-George, Shell Dooley, Stephen Roddy, Steve Ashby and Ulrich Mitzlaf.

If you would like to share your work on the ISSTA Listening Room, please check the information for the ongoing Open Call for works.

Tides: An ISSTA Anthology – available now

2021 marks ten years of the Irish Sound, Science and Technology Association!

We celebrate this history with the launch of TIDES: AN ISSTA ANTHOLOGY.

This compilation album captures a selection of the vast array of artistic work shared at ISSTA events over the past ten years.

Find out more about the album and our 10-year history

Listen to TIDES: An ISSTA Anthology

Find out more about the album and our 10-year history