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 [...]
Articles tagged with: improvisation
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 [...]
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”.
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. 
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.