Decibel music ensemble based in Perth, Western Australia are devoted to the nexus of acoustic and electronic instruments. The group was formed out of a desire to perform a range of music where electronic and acoustic instruments feature side by side and is dedicated to Australian music and emerging Western Australian composers.
Decibel are world leaders in the integration of acoustic instruments and electronics, pioneering electronic score formats, including the Decibel ScorePlayer App, incorporating mobile score formats and networked coordination performance environments that is sold worldwide.
The ensemble has collaborated with composers such as Eliane Radigue, Werner Dafeldecker, Agostino Di Scipio, Alvin Curran, David Toop, Marina Rosenfeld, Lionel Marchetti, Andreas Weixler and Johannes S. Sistermanns and worked with iconic Australian composers Jon Rose, Alan Lamb, Ross Bolleter, Warren Burt, Eric Griswold and Anthony Pateras.
Decibel have contributed the Australian premieres of works by Fausto Romitelli, Tristan Murail, Alvin Lucier, Peter Ablinger, Mauricio Kagel and have toured monograph concerts dedicated to Alvin Lucier, John Cage and Giacinto Scelsi.