Initiations with terms&conditions

OUS, Dock18 und Digital Brainstorming präsentieren:  Unter dem Titel “Initiation” werden an zwei Abenden “Mensch-Maschine” Beziehungen ausgelotet: Rituale, Kulte und Mythen aus dem Zeitalter von Robotern, Internet und Elektronik. Die Priester dieser technokratischen Gesellschaft sind Künstler, Programmierer, Musiker und DJs. Es beginnt kultig, um schliesslich exzessiv zu enden. W3rkH0f media arts eröffnet den Anlass mit ihrer Publikums-interaktiven Performance terms&conditions, Dienstag…

Gerald Bennet from ICST

We were privileged this last Saturday to be attending a very special 75th birthday party. Gerald Bennet, composer and co-founder of several music institutions, including ICEM (International Confederation of Electroacustic Music), SZCM (Swiss Institute for Computer Music) and the ICST computer music department at the Zurich school of applied arts (ZHdK) where he was also the director until 2007. His…

Vintage microphone restoration

Kent’s recent visit to his parents attic in Pennsylvania USA unearthed an exciting relic from the 1940’s. A couple of industrial microphones that would have originally been installed in a factory or a coal mine for staff announcements. The slim long one is a Lafayette, the other is a Shure Brothers Fat Boy. They are very very dirty inside and…

Im Kammgarn

Thank you Ursula Scherrer for those great images of our performances terms&conditions, Randensonate and our prototype of apidae. We had a swell time! And a special thank you to Gavin Maitland for persuading Hausi and the team of Kammgarn to let us use the space that Sunday afternoon!Our heros!

Konzert im Kammgarn

Es stellt sich heraus, unsere Fans haben uns kurzerhand in eine andere Location umplatziert: Wir werden also im Rahmen der Vebikus Ausstellung “Wolken Riechen” unser Konzert in der Kammgarn aufführen.!!     Flyer zu Wolken Riechen: –>  EK_Wolken_Riechen_2017-10

Concert at the Vebikus

We are very excited to present our audio-visual live performance terms&conditions, Randensonata, and a prototype of apidae on the 12. November, 15:00h at Vebikus, Schaffhausen. We will be spinning our digital beet roots in the same location as many of our local fellow artist friends (as in the above image Vincenzo Baviera, 2009).              …

NoiseGate at H3K

Boris Magrini, curator of the concert series Noise Gate at H3K Basel, invited us to take part in their line-up for field recording based music. It was our first chance to try out our latest syncing technology via MIDI signal of Kent’s improvised quadrophonic composition and Jana’s live video collages (using our in development software LiveBetterSuite), showing our prototype pieces…

apidae teaser

For those of you who cannot wait any longer, here the teaser for apidae, our upcoming audio/visual performance. Original footage of sound and images are spliced into media arts custom softwares hurricane and live better suite, as well as other media, to create a unique quadrophonic composition and visual synthesis.     On our quest for audio and visual recordings…

the 150yr old blacksmiths workshop

..and how it became the topic of our next audio/visual composition “Treibenreif”: Shortly after moving to the Klettgau, a remote valley on the northern Swiss border, we were wandering around our idyllic medieval village of Neunkirch when we first bumbled upon the old blacksmith shop. As chance would have it, the door was open and we entered into what seemed…