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Improvisation with Circuit Bent Toys and Selected Digital Processes

Framework for a workshop on audiovisual improvisation with circuit-bent toys. A hands-on music making workshop, jam and discussion informed by accessible technology. Looking into specific hardware modification strategies and procedures, what can be done and how. Reflections on instrument behavior, as … Continue reading

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HorsieBiu

line out, speaker off, pitch control (potentiometer, body contacts, photocell momentary/latch), drone switch, pulse train switch, overdrive momentary/latch.

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Live @ 3ο ΦΕΣΤΙΒΑΛ ΠΟΛΛΗΣ ΜΟΥΣΙΚΗΣ, six d.o.g.s

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noiz toyz

circuit bent toys, after being ruthlessly tested by my kids at home and randomly squeezed on summer beaches and multi-instrumental jam parties, where finally plugged into a very loud sound system – to do some heavy sound magic – at … Continue reading

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electroacoustic improvisation

About: Reclaiming the Past, Regaining the Real festival   Live @ KNOT Gallery  

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Athens Sound Walks – Big Village Dynamics

I recorded a series of routes in the centre of Athens during November and December 2009. Starting off from my house I walk in the streets, use the metro and end up wandering through the pedestrian zones at Thisio and … Continue reading

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Pivot Line

Acousmatic study with lines and dots in three parts. I recorded about one hour of improvisation on laptop and controllers, accompanying contemporary dance. This material included specific types of sound objects and sound behaviors, as well as certain elements of … Continue reading

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suvenires

Suvenires Stereo               4:08 The Money Project for ICMC2002 called for pieces to be based on a short recording of people advertising souvenirs at an outdoor market in Havana, Cuba.[1] The voices, tired from repetition and the daily tourist circus, had … Continue reading

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the door study

The Door Study Stereo               3:59 This piece was part of The Door Project.[1] The sound of doors is being used a lot in acousmatic music for the strong literal and metaphoric significance it has for most people and for its … Continue reading

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think of a woman

Concept, modelling: Martha Dimitropoulou Audio Composition, Video Editing: Stelios Giannoulakis On a poem by: Jim Efthymiou Voices: Nodlaig Guinan, Eftihis Patsourakis, Stelios Giannoulakis, Martha Dimitropoulou Photography: Roberta Nitsos The poem was read in Greek and English. The Greek rendition appears … Continue reading

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love raga

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rainwater

Rainwater Two stereo versions      12:27,    5:58 …A meditative piece for autumn bridging the distance between summer and winter, as well as between remote places of the globe that I find myself at depending on the season… The sound of rain … Continue reading

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chaotic Lucidity

Chaotic Lucidity Stereo               14:58 …Sand, the waves of the sea, a crowd talking, drumming on a beach, an explosion, life, molecules, free jazz. Elementary building parts of larger structures might behave chaotically and at the same time follow general principles … Continue reading

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rites of passage, 24 hours in passage international

Rites of Passage, 24 Hours in Passage International   Composition for a place of passage: Material/Function – Live space Eight channel & stereo versions             24:00 …In two intersecting alleys under glass small shops are selling books, comics, perfumes, jewellery, records, … Continue reading

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the maze

The Maze           12:06 Exploring architectural space …cold wind, echoing noise. A door leading out of a strange room with very high ceiling. I had no idea how I’d got there, my brain flooded with alien memories. Behind the walls all … Continue reading

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materialisation

Materialisation                       10:13                                2011 The idea behind the work is the process of coming into being. In an abstract sonic world, made with additive synthesis and frequency manipulation techniques, sonic entities acquire various degrees of tangibility while their apparent causal connection … Continue reading

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with medea electronique

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