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Our upcoming 50-minute computer sound + vision experience is made of digital noisescapes of Swiss origin. We have put together a detailled description of our motivations, processes and individual themes for you to read. Here a version in German for you:                                      …

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…

finally, the promo shot

We are very busy assembling and fine tuning our upcoming concerts, one in September and one in October. Finally, we managed to produce our promo shot – “all about the bees”. The 3 brand new works we are about to present are composed of various field recordings and photographs, – the long awaited 150 year old smithy (Treibenreif) , –…

NI – Spektral Delay

The things you can find at a new years’ clear out! Stefan Huber from Silent Wave found an old issue of Keys Magazine from 2001, containing an article about Spektral Delay (a real-time audio processing tool released by Native Instruments) and sent us a reminder. Guess who was the coder for it? You guessed right: Kent Clelland and Joachim Haas. The…

Raiders of the lost ark

At Silver Lake, Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, there is the little bakery cafe tropical. Although the Cuban sandwiches there should be legendary, that was not the reason we had to stop by there. It was for a little trip down memory lane. This bakery has a history. Once upon a time, not so long ago in the early 90’s maybe,…

Richard Neutra’s “Research House”

Very exciting to see that the Los Angeles home of jana°s father’s hero and former employer Richard Neutra has now turned into a museum for architecture students and admirers alike. A weird mix of artistic awe and childhood memories came flooding in while being shown around the space by an enthusiastic volunteer guide. Some of those German books on the…

Kinetic art by Nemo Gould

  Nemo Goulds lovely and detailed kinetic sculptures are both charming and exquisitely crafted out of a multitude of recycle parts. We went to visit him, to see his workshop and received an exclusive viewing of his most recent pieces at a gallery nearby. It was a wonderful treat, thank you Nemo. http://www.nemogould.com