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Written By: evan on January 30, 2012 No Comment

Fieldwork is a software environment for improvised performance with electronic sound and animation. Two musicians’ sounding performances are fed into the system, and analyzed for pitch, rhythm, and timbral change. When the software recognizes a sharp contrast in one performer’s textures or gestures, it reflects this change by transforming the sound of the other musician’s [...]

Written By: evan on December 31, 2011 No Comment

Frrriction is a live solo improvisation with the electronically augmented drum kit. The instrument consists of a traditional jazz drum kit mounted with sensors, contact microphones, speakers and bespoke software programmed in MaxMSP. The acoustic kit becomes the control interface of the electronics by using various machine listening techniques, resulting in a very direct interaction [...]

Written By: evan on August 16, 2010 No Comment

From the CD/DVD ‘Splitzo’, a collaboration between the Cortisol Quintet and video artist Mark Linnane. This video features content created using a modified version of the ‘Verlets’ Jitter patch by Andrew Benson. This project is funded by the Arts Council of Ireland. [1]

Written By: evan on July 31, 2010 No Comment

Live performance of the Live Animated Orchestra recorded in April, 2009 in Paris. Based on the story of the Queen of Sheba, Makeda vs. Salomon is an experimental animated movie specially created for the music set of Arat Kilo (an ethiopian jazz band). It was originally performed in the parisian Art Gallery “Espace Brochage Express”.

The [...]

Written By: evan on July 20, 2010 No Comment

a performance by Runabout project.
at Weeky Freaky, Kaliakria, Bulgaria.
Video projection controlled by sound in real time, using PureData.
Improvised performance between two visual artist and one musician.
Performers: Albena Baeva, Petya Boyukova and Sergey Glinkov. [1]

[1] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bijGtAFr7bA

Written By: evan on July 19, 2010 No Comment

The vocalist Agnes Heginger and the composer Karlheinz Essl have recently been performing a series of interesting improvisatory electroacoustic gigs called Out of the Blue (or some variation thereof).

Vocalist Agnes Heginger and composer Karlheinz Essl playing a free improvisation gig which took place at the atelier of the artists Johann Feilacher and Sylvia Kummer. All [...]

Written By: evan on July 14, 2010 No Comment

This is an abridgement of the live concert at Gates of Heaven Synagogue on July 6th, 2010, filmed by Peter Mackie. I’ve edited together a few moments from that performance to show the variance within our set of about 40 minutes. This is a combination of original compositions, guided improvisations, and free improvisations. Hopefully I’ll [...]

Written By: evan on July 9, 2010 No Comment

New Music Hartford strikes again. Nolan Stolz (drums, electronics) played with Matt Sargent (guitar, laptop) and Todd Merrell (laptop) for an epic three hour electroacoustic improvisation at ArtSpace in Hartford Connecticut. This concert took place last December 18th, but internet citizens just got the videos yesterday.

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