密集音乐会 miji concert 29

ct-808; bob ostertag; john richards and dirty electronics ensemble

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工作坊:
2015年10月28日
参加者玩 John Richards 的自制电子设备,和他一同排练,准备29日的演出
免费

音乐会:
2015年10月29日,晚7点入场,晚8点准时开始
时差空间(北京市东城区美术馆后街77号77文创园)
建议捐赠:50元

John Richards
John Richards 就职于德蒙特福德大学音乐的科技与创新研究中心,他手工制作电子乐设备,有便宜的设备,也有高端货——2011年,他为著名的英国电子乐厂牌Mute定制了一款小合成器 Mute Synth;2014 年又设计出了Mute Synth II。
Dirty Electronics(脏电子)是John Richards从2003年开始的一个项目,在这个项目里John使用他自己制作的电子设备,但演出只是这个项目的一部分:通常,John会在演出前和活动的参加者进行交流,他可以教参加者利用手边的日常材料制作属于自己的电子乐器,然后他和大家一起,利用这样乐器排练,然后进行演出——以Dirty Electronics Ensemble 的名义。
很多著名的实验音乐人参加过 Dirty Electronics Ensemble 或与之合作,其中包括:秋田昌美(Merzbow), Pauline Oliveros, Nicholas Bullen (ex-Napalm Death / Scorn), Rolf Gehlhaar (斯托克豪森的团员), Chris Carter (Throbbing Gristle), Keith Rowe…..
http://www.dirtyelectronics.org/

工作坊介绍:
参加者在工作坊中可以玩 John Richards 的自制设备“钉床”、“硬盘”,排练 John Richards 的两个作品《隐藏的正弦》《光与羽毛》。
参加者需要对表演有足够的兴趣,此外并无特别要求
乐手亦可带自己的原声乐器来参加,或者是肉嗓。
工作坊后的第二天,所有参加者将集体表演这两个作品。
工作坊活动免费,限10人。报名邮件:[email protected]

“钉床”与“硬盘”:
“钉床”使用传统的电路板技术,将钉子、导线与电子元件相连,制作成噪音发声器。表演者通过手指触碰钉子与导线对声音进行改变;“硬盘”则是一个通过硬盘马达转动发声的低频振荡器,它可以对“钉床”进行调制。

《隐藏的正弦》:
《隐藏的正弦》探寻自制乐器与多人组表演,以及通过人体的接触、举止所带来的奇怪声音。很多东西都有其发声潜力,通常它们并没有展现出来,有待发现。制作电路与发声设备更像白板一块,这种理念在演出中则体现“非专业”表演者所表现的天然与真实。使用原声乐器的乐手将得到12种来自“钉床x硬盘”的信号指示进行演奏:包括旋转,循回,前进,后退等等。

《光与羽毛》:
使用光控设备,羽毛,与振动物体,以及自动白炽灯。光线与阴影将改变感光设备的声音。

Bob Ostertag
作曲人,表演人,历史学者,乐器制作人…… Bob Ostertag的作为无法被简单地概括或归类。他发行了21张音乐CD,两部电影,两张DVD,以及三本著作。他设计的电子乐器被运用于音乐与视频两者的演出技术前沿。他在全球各地参演音乐节、电影节、多媒体艺术节。他 范围极广的合作对象们包括 Kronos Quartet 克罗那斯四重奏,前卫艺术家 John Zorn,重金属音乐人 Mike Patton,杰出的爵士艺术家 Anthony Braxton 以及更多更多。在2006年三月,Bob Ostertag将自己持有版权的全部录音作品以知识共享的许可协议(Creative Commons)对公众开放免费下载。如今他在美国加州大学Davis分校作为教授任教技术文化及音乐研究。
目前Bob正在进行为期一年的学术休假,他将在此期间做全球巡演。此次中国之行,他将在西安、北京、杭州、上海及苏州各地,带来个人及合作表演、讲座、工作坊。
http://bobostertag.com/

CT-808
朱文博 1981 年生,青岛人,现居北京。他曾先后参与组建过两个音乐项目:Fat City(2008-2012),小红与小小红(2010- ),他们都是地下实验摇滚二人组。此外,他也与一些摇滚乐队与即兴乐手合作演出,或是以 CT-808 的名字进行个人项目的演出。在 CT-808 的表演里只有简单的乐器/物件,没有秘密。
从2009年起,朱文博开始在北京组织每周二的“燥眠夜”系列实验音乐/即兴/噪音演出 ,很多北京的新生代实验乐手都是从这里开始他们的表演。
site.douban.com/CT808/
zoominnight.bandcamp.com
gbjd.bandcamp.com

workshop:
October 28th, 2015; Workshop by John Richards (2 hours)
free

concert:
October 29th, 2015; pm 7:00 door open, pm 8:00 start sharp
Meridian Space (C&C Park, 77 Meishuguan Houjie, Dongcheng, Beijing)
suggested donation: 50 rmb

John Richards:
John Richards explores the idea of Dirty Electronics that focuses on shared experiences, ritual, gesture, touch and social interaction. In Dirty Electronics process and performance are inseparably bound. The ‘performance’ begins on the workbench devising instruments and is extended onto the stage through playing and exploring these instruments. Richards is primarily concerned with the performance of large-group electronic music and DIY electronics, and the idea of composing inside electronics. His work also pushes the boundaries between music, performance art, electronics, and graphic design and is transdisciplinary as well as having a socio-political dimension. Richards has been commissioned to create sound devices for various arts organisations and festivals and has released a series of hand-held synths on Mute Records. He has collaborated and performed with, amongst others, Japanese noise artists Merzbow, Pauline Oliveros, Howard Skempton (founder member of the Scratch Orchestra), Gabriel Prokofiev, and Nicholas Bullen (ex-Napalm Death and Scorn). Other notable collaborations include working with Rolf Gehlhaar (original Stockhausen group), Chris Carter from Throbbing Gristle, Keith Rowe, Anat Ben-David (Chicks on Speed), choreographer Saburo Teshigawara and STEIM (Amsterdam).
www.dirtyelectronics.org

About John Richards’ workshop:
Dirty Electronics invite artists/musician to take part in a large-group performance for mixed electronic and acoustic sound. Attendees will have the opportunity to rehearse with Dirty Electronics’ Bed of Nails x Hard Drive instrument and perform the works
Hidden Sine and Light & Feathers. Anyone can take part, but an interest in performance is required. No cost. Musicians are also invited to bring acoustic instruments/voice. A public performance of the work will take place the following day.

More info:
Dirty Electronics’ Bed of Nails x Hard Drives instrument exploits traditional breadboard techniques, wire-wrapping and nails banged into a board, and a noise generating feedback circuit. It is played by touching different combinations of nails to create a range of sounds. A low sine tone, produced by a brushless motor of a computer hard drive, is used as a low frequency oscillator and modulator for the Bed of Nails feedback circuit. The open circuitry, nails, and wire of the instrument present sculptural possibilities; whilst the spinning hard drive highlights gesture and affordance in the playing of the instrument.
Hidden Sine explores self-made instruments and large-group performance, and ‘sound curious’ that are concerned with the way of the hand, touch and affordance (action possibilities). The premise is that an object may have artistic/sound potential, often hidden, that can be revealed through investigation and praxis. This investigation operates on a number of levels covering sound, plastic arts and actions/theatre. The building of circuits and sound devices is also seen as a method for creating a tabula rasa, and how the idea of delegated performance, where instruments are played by ‘non-experts’, serves to establish a naive approach and authenticity in performance. Musicians with acoustic instruments are asked to consider twelve actions that derive from the Bed of Nails x Hard Drives instrument. These include: spin, cycle, loop, backward/forward, etc.
Light & Feathers II is for vibrating objects and feathers, and automated incandescent light bulbs. A sequence of light events control sound objects with large feathers that rattle, shake and move. The sound objects are tethered to performers who are taken on circuitous routes across the floor by the moving objects. The space is demarcated by sound and light and shadows cast by the vibrating feathers.
sign up email: [email protected] 10 participators limited, free

Bob Ostertag:
Composer, performer, historian, instrument builder… Bob Ostertag’s work cannot easily be summarized or categorized. He has published 21 CDs of music, two movies, two DVDs, and three books. Electronic instruments of his own design are at the cutting edge of both music and video performance technology. He has performed at music, film, and multi-media festivals around the globe. His radically diverse collaborators include the Kronos Quartet, avant garder John Zorn, heavy metal star Mike Patton, jazz great Anthony Braxton, and others. In March 2006 Ostertag made all of his recordings to which he owns the rights available as free digital downloads under a Creative Commons license. He is currently Professor of Technocultural Studies and Music at the University of California at Davis.
Bob is currently in the middle of a one-year sabbatical from his university position to do a world tour. In China he’ll give solo and collaborative performances, lectures, and workshops in Xi’an, Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, and Suzhou.
http://bobostertag.com/

CT-808:
Born in 1981, Qingdao, Zhu Wenbo moved to Beijing nearly 15 years. He has formed two experimental/underground rock duos before: Fat City(2008-2012) and Xiao Hong & Xiao Xiao Hong(2010-), meanwhile improvising with rock bands and different background musicians, or in the name of CT-808 doing his personal concert. In this project, Zhu uses simple instrument/subjects and performs with no secrets.
From 2009, Zhu has organized the weekly experimental/improvisation/noise performance series Zoomin’ Night in every Tuesday. A lot of Beijing’s new generation experimental musicians began their performance from Zoomin’ Night.
site.douban.com/CT808/
zoominnight.bandcamp.com
gbjd.bandcamp.com