ATMM 2014

ATMM-2014_Poster_141021Audio Technologies for Music and Media is an international and interdisciplinary conference that focuses on the various aspects of audio, audiovisual and music technologies for music and media, and, also, on the relationship between sound, music and image in both ‘traditional’ and ‘new’ media.

ATMM welcomes not only academics, professionals and students, but also all those who have interest in music, sound and media technologies.

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The 3rd ATMM International Conference (this year a three-day event) took place on 12-13 November 2014 at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, and on 14 November 2014 at Bahçeşehir University, Beşiktaş, Istanbul, Turkey. Conference presenters and panelists came from eight countries, representing 24 universities and 17 companies.

ATMM 2014 Program 



ATMM 2014 Opening Ceremony and Keynote

Pieter Snapper

ATMM 2014 opened on Wednesday, November 12, at Bilkent University, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, with remarks by Bilkent University Rector Prof. Dr. Abdullah Atalar, Ufuk Önen and Teoman Pasinlioğlu.

Keynote speech of ATMM 2014, titled Rediscovering Creative Sound Engineering: a Challenge to Producers, Engineers, Artists, and Educators, was delivered by Pieter Snapper.

Snapper is the founder of the MIAM studios and co-founder of Babajim Istanbul Studios & Mastering, on contemporary opera production techniques. Snapper is a mastering engineer, producer, and composer of contemporary classical and electronic music. His works have been played in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. He has received awards from BMI, ASCAP, UC Berkeley, the Union League Foundation, and commissions from the Fromm Foundation at Harvard University, Yamaha Corporation of America, the ensemble Eighth Blackbird (three time Grammy-winners), and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.


ATMM 2014 Featured Presentations and Events

Barry Marshall (New England Institute of Art)
Strategies for Dealing with the Digital Disruptions of the Recording Industry
12 November 2014 – 14:30-16:00 – Ankara

Barry Marshall (New England Institute of Art)
13 November 2014 – 15:30-17:30 Ankara
14 November 2014 – 16:00-18:00 Beşiktaş, İstanbul

Tolga Tem (Sebit & Middle East Technical University)
The Art of Film Scoring
12 November 2014 – 16:30-17:30 Ankara

Ali Cenk Gedik (Dokuz Eylül University)
Audio Engineering as a Musical Performance: Towards an Ethnomusicology of Record Production
13 November 2014 – 10:00-10:30 Ankara

Cumhur Erkut (Aalborg University)
Sound and Music Computing: A Nordic Perspective
13 November 2014 – 11:30-12:30 Ankara

Meet the Authors
Gerçek Dorman, Arda Eden, Cihan Işıkhan, Ufuk Önen, Teoman Pasinlioğlu, Kürşat Pasinlioğlu
13 November 2014 – 12:30-13:30 Ankara

Audio Tech Startup Forum
Beatografi,, EasyGuitar, KV331 Audio  and Seshouse
13 November 2014 – 13:00-15:00 Ankara

“Imagine a world where your voice is heard, where everything is brighter.”
Installation by Ceren Kurt and Arzu Karataş
13 November 2014 – 16:30-17:30 Ankara

Current and Future States of the Audio Industry in Turkey
Ender Balcı (Flat Müzik ve AudioCommando Community & Network), Görkem Çelikbilek (Asimetrik), Gökhan Deneç (Bahçeşehir University), Cumhur Erkut (Aalborg University), Samim Mutluer (SF), Ufuk Önen (Bilkent University), Tolga Tolun (SAE Institute), Çağan Tunalı (Noiseist), Yılmaz Yeniyol (iPoint)
14 November 2014 – 13:30-15:30 Beşiktaş, İstanbul


ATMM 2014  Roland Hall

12-13 November 2014 – Ankara

Tolga Özoğlu (Roland Product Specialist), Başar Ünder (Roland Product Specialist), Doğaç Titiz (Roland Türkiye V-Drums Artist), Can Tüzün (Roland Türkiye V-Drums Artist), Gerçek Dorman (Roland Türkiye V-Drums Artist), Şinasi Celehiroğlu (Demonstrator)

  • Guitar & synthesizer: searching for new guitar sounds
  • Using electronic instruments in live performance, recording and mixing: AIRA, V-Drums and Handsonic
  • New directions in music technologies: SuperNATURAL, Analogue Circuit Behaviour (ACB), Multi Dimensional Processing (MDP)
  • Audio-Visual Technologies: Recording technologies and using MIDI in live video art Performances


ATMM 2014 Paper Sessions

Session A (12 November – 14:30-15:30 – Ankara)

  • Sparse Solutions in Audio Inpainting – Mehmet Erdal Özbek (İzmir University Electronics and Communications Engineering)
  • A Survey Of Pitch Correction Methods – Zeki Hayran, Ali Burak Parım, Mehmet Saygın Seyfioğlu (TOBB University of Economics and Technology)

Session B (12 November – 16:00-17:30 – Ankara)

  • You Are a Target Market: Using News Media and Advertising to Create Generative Sound and Visual Art -Alayna Aine Hughes (Berklee College of Music, Valencia)
  • Music and Audio Production for Documentary Films: Over the example of a Particular Documentary: Yılan Hikayeleri (Serpent Stories) – Cihan Işıkhan (Dokuz Eylül University)
  • Theatrical Time Through Audio Technology: Steve Reich and Beryl Korot’s Three Tales – Jason Jedlicka (Indiana University)

Session C (13 November – 10:00-11:30 – Ankara)

  • Community Radio, Industrial Involvement: A Case Study – Patrick Quinn (Glasgow Caledonian University)
  • Auralization as a Sound Quality Assessment Tool – Konca Şaher (Kadir Has University), Feridun Öziş (Dokuz Eylül University)
  • Audio Feature Extraction for Exploring Turkish Makam Music – Hasan Sercan Atlı (Bahçeşehir University), Burak Uyar (Bahçeşehir University), Sertan Şentürk (Universitat Pompeu Fabra-Barcelona), Barış Bozkurt (Koç University), Xavier Serra (Universitat Pompeu Fabra-Barcelona)

Session D (13 November – 11:00-12:30 – Ankara)

  • Meniere’s Disease and the Making of Discord (Concerto for Meniere’s Disease and Electroacoustic Orchestra) – Robert Gross (University of North Texas), Kenneth Downey (Independent Researcher)
  • Creative Use of Synthestration and MIDI Virtual Instruments in a Jazz Recording and Film Scoring Context – Daniel Walzer (University of Massachusetts-Lowell)
  • Do-It-Yourself Philosophy and Electronic Music Applications – Mustafa Karakaplan, Arda Eden, Halil İmik (İnönü University)

Session E (13 November – 13:30-15:00 – Ankara)

  • Establishing a Signal Processing Methodology for Multitrack Mixing Education – C. Barkın Engin (Bahçeşehir University)
  • The Current Challenges Facing the Sound Designers and Music Composers for Film, and Modern Workflow Solutions for Today’s Requirements – İlter Kalkancı (MMA – Modern Music Academy)
  • Indie Games: A Case Study – Massimo Avantaggiato (Conservatorio G. Verdi Milano)

Session F (13 November – 15:30-17:30 – Ankara)

  • “Wallpaper Music” and Sonic Spices: Toward an Aesthetics of Sound Design in In the Mood for Love – Timmy Chen Chih-Ting (University of Hong Kong)
  • A Transmedial Approach to the Distribution of Music in Online Environments: The Hype Machine – Buğu Melis Çağlayan (İstanbul Bilgi University)
  • Messiaen, Composer of ‘Awe’: The Proto-Spectralist Pursuit of Divine Fear in Apparition de l’Église éternelle – Miriam Piilonen (Northwestern University)
  • The Secret Theatre Revisited: Eavesdropping with Locative Audio – Pieter Verstraete (İstanbul Bilgi University Istanbul & University of Exeter)


ATMM 2014 Steering Committee

  • Ufuk Önen (Bilkent University)
  • Teoman Pasinlioğlu (Independent Researcher)
  • Mustafa Ertan (Interelektro)
  • Ahmet Gürata (Bilkent University)
  • Bülent Bıyıkoğlu (KV331 Audio)
  • Kürşat Pasinlioğlu (Voispectra)
  • Yusuf Akçura (Bilkent University)

ATMM 2014 Steering Committee Associate Members

  • İpek Altun (Bilkent University)
  • Bilge Miraç Atıcı (Bahçeşehir University)
  • Giray Bayer (Bilkent University)
  • Gerçek Dorman (KV331 Audio)
  • Banu Şahin (Detmold University of Music)
  • Aycan Yücel (Bilkent University)

ATMM 2014 Review Board

  • Barış Bozkurt (Bahçeşehir University)
  • John Krivit (The New England Institute of Art)
  • Tolga Tem (Sebit & METU)
  • Pieter Verstraete (Bilgi University & University of Exeter)



Bilkent University
Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Bilkent, 06800 Ankara, Turkey
Phone +90-312-290-1749
Fax +90-312-290-2736