On Friday there will be an opportunity for seeing some experimental work of mine and friends:
-> Facebook Event
Sébastien Piquemal / Tim Shaw / Jonas Hummel
will present two pieces of theirs which use smart mobile devices as a performance instrument in different ways.
>> Entrance is Free!
>> Bring your smart phones, tablets or touch-netbooks! (*Don’t forget to charge before*)
>> Friday, 10th of October. …
In September I gave a two week workshop on building personal electronic instruments from old radios in Kampala, Uganda.
An impression you can find in this photo gallery.
Thanks to Goethe Zentrum Kampala, Bayimba Festival and the German Embassy for making this possible. It was fun to work with Santuri Safari. I hope the DIY-performance seed was successfully planted over there!!…
From May till July I took part in a seminar offered by the 3D MIN project in Berlin.
Something that resulted from it besides ideas and experience> https://www.facebook.com/events/641709425920747/
The NEW GHOSTS project worked on a networked touchable instrument. Built in SuperCollider with Republic library. Code snippets to explore from here…
Over the last few weeks, I have developped several strands at the same time. All in preparation for a concert which I organise at Crewe Campus:
There are lots of different things to see and hear in there.
I hope to do good documentation and put this online after.…
I am part of Prototype’s new Project: “The Good, The God and The Guillotine”
After several rehearsal phases the project is approaching its last days now. Tomorrow will be the Premiere.
I am a part of MMUle, Manchester Metropolitan University’s Laptop Ensemble, playing with Martin Blain and Paul J.Rogers. I am basically standing in for the third composer of the Show: Nick Donovan.…
… was a blast! Over now.
We are counting the casualties and thinking of how to proceed from here:
Graham Booth and I will be presenting our new performance instrument: REBELLIOUS DEVICES:
a Network of 6+2 Computers linked over SuperCollider. We will be doing short workshops/Hands-On-Presentations.
2013/09/06 @ Myrica Village, Hangzhou
2013/09/10 @ System Error, Xi’an
2013/09/15 @ Zajia Lab, Beijing For Concerts:
Mr. Monodread plays with [1 2 °]! Radiosound meets Improvisation and World Music!
We are exploring the Far East and spend almost three weeks on the road from the North to the South of this large Country.
For details visit:
This is our schedule:
29. 08. – 16. 09. China Tour
2013 China Tour 中國巡演
08/30 北京 69Cafe 陆玖独立现场 Beijing
09/02 深圳 旧天堂书店 Shenzhen
09/03 深圳 红糖罐 Shenzhen
09/04 廣州 LOFT345 Guanzhou
09/06 杭州 Myrica Village Hangzhou
09/07 杭州 Kinggon Bar 金枝 Hangzhou
09/10 西安 System-Error 系统误差 Xi’an
09/11 北京 杂家zajia lab Beijing
09/12 北京 杂家zajia lab Beijing
09/14 北京 MAKO Live House 麻雀瓦舍 Beijing
09/15 北京 XP Beijing Beijing…
This is a project of mine and Graham Booth about Hardware Hacking, Network Music, Chinese Culture and Collaboration in Computer Music.
It involves two Laptops, Six Microcontrollerboards (Beagle Bone Black), portable Bluetooth Speakers, Fans, Megaphones, portable Radios and an electric Hot Pot. We have been developping for the last two weeks here in Guangzhou. Now it’s time to go on tour!…
… Operating out of Berlin, Germany, 1 2 ° have been playing both freely improvised and composed music together since 2009. Their music has been described as an “enjoyable blend of beautiful melodies with driving grooves alternating with intense moments of
interaction”. Their sound also reflects the diverse mixture of musical influences of members from Germany, Taiwan and Colombia.…
Thursday, 20th of June, 16.45-17.30, MMU Cheshire, Dep. of Cont. Arts Building, The Open Space
I) Drum’n’Drums: The Livecoded vs. The Real
A drummer, a drumkit, a programmer (aka ‘coder’) and a computer: Four agents acting together (or in opposition) to explore liveness and in-/determinacy in a ritual drum session.…
I will be performing some network music with our new MMU student ensemble at a conference in Manchester, Friday, 21st of June.
The conference is held by MMU and Kingston University London.
See more about it on this website
(PowerBooks UnPlugged @ Moers, 2009…
Since september 2012 I am doing research on collaboration and liveness in laptop music ensembles at the Institute for Performance Research (IPR) of Manchester Metropolitan University.
The campus here is also the home of the Axis Arts Centre.
Soon, I hope, there will be a blog accompanying my research journey and findings.…
Lots of interesting performances and lectures, talks and people to meet there!
Here are some Photos:…