new reviews: Tönstör Laptop Ensemble, centrozoon
It’s review day, apparently, as I found reviews of two different projects in my mailbox this morning. There’s a positive and encouraging discussion of the Tönstör Laptop Ensemble’s July gig in the September issue of “dissonance”, the widely read swiss magazine for new music. I’ve uploaded it here (pdf, german). For further info on the Tönstör Laptop Ensemble...
new interactive composition documented: Pg Dn
The documentation of my past sound installation continues: my composition “Pg Dn” (2010) for Kaspar Hochuli’s interactive sound installation / game interface “5hoch2” is now documented on my website. “5hoch2” was exhibited at Substitut Berlin gallery as part of the Transmediale 2010 (where the picture below was taken) and at the Museumsnacht Bern 2010,...
new sound installation documented: Irrlichtung
My acoustic game installation “Irrlichtung” (2008) is now documented on my website.
the noise of denoising
My laptop is usually quiet enough. Not today, while - ironically - denoising a long recording. I rather liked the image of the laptop emitting the waste noise it extracted from the file. The laptop as leech. The disk ventilation as chimney.
centrozoon interview/feature airing at DEGEM.de
There’s a new two hour long feature on centrozoon currently airing at the web radio of the DEGEM, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Elektroakustische Musik (German Society for Electroacoustic Music) which is hosted by the ZKM in Karlsruhe, Germany. It’s airing about once every 8-10 hours during the whole of August and September. You can look up the schedule here (we are feature B) and...
Introducing Mantra at Davos Festival
I’m back from teaching at the Davos Festival this week, where working conditions were about as ideal as it could get: a small but great group of participants, an enthusiastic and supportive festival team, helpful tech people, fantastic accommodation. Barbara and I each gave extensive theory inputs early on in the course. My job was to present Stockhausen’s piece to the participants -...