We were asked to do a Buddha machine remix and so did our own interpretation of the little sound box: The Buddha machine has nine loops and we destroy nine machines in nine ways as a interpretation of Dick Raaijmakers Intona (1991) where he deconstructs 12 microphones.
for the 9th September @ the staalplaat Berlin store I infited 4 children that ride 4 tricycles on each tricycle I mounted several radio’s and asked the kids to drive up and down the street (two on each side). I did bring my turn table out on the street that has 4 tone arms so […]
For the Beograd Dispatch festival Staalplaat Soundsystem shows to the kids how they don’t need special Japanese plastic devices, but all they actually need can be found in their kitchen or storage, with a bit of research and modification. mixers, vacuum cleaners and appliances alike will go through a musical symbiosis with well-known children’s instruments. […]
photo © bonie We played a very nice concert at “La Terraza Suena” at the the roof top of the culture center La Casa Encendida A photo documentation of the sold out show can be found here.
For the 2008 edition of the SPOR festival in Aarhus we were invited to play a 24 hour yokomono set (may 9 – 10, 2008). Music takes place in time. This fact has been investigated and challenged over the years where composers have worked with repetition and ‘endless’ processes, with very long sequences or extremely […]
For the Octopus festival in Paris (may 2nd 2008) we developed a new version of our avantilator performance using parts of the architone concept and other machine instruments.
We performed yokomono on april 25th 2008 at the beautiful goethe institute garden in cairo. The 100LIVE festival was organised by mahmoud refat the founder of the 100copy label MUSICIANS: adham hafez, bikya, croce massimo, hassan khan, magdi mostafa, mahmoud refat, ramsi lehner, staalplaat soundsystem, tarek atoui
staalplaat soundsystem together with akuvido played a sonic wargame sessions at clubtransmediale 2008. … In a quadrophonic arena the battle for audibility is raging. While the referee keeps an ear out, musical gladiators engage in combat with an arsenal of electronic weaponry. Sonic Espionage, in-Filtration, Atonal Behaviour and Hostile Overdubs, it’s an ear for an […]
On the 2nd October we took part in an evening of musikprotokoll featuring the FM3 Buddha Machine we were asked to do a Buddha machine remix and so did our own interpretation of the little box: The Buddha machine has nine loops and we destroy nine machines in nine ways as a interpretation of Dick […]
The idea for ‘Yokomono White’ was made for the Avanto festival in Helsinki but never realized nor tested. “Yokomono white” is just old turntables with paper tubes (for children when they go the first time to school) and a pin this is a experimental version live tested on stage in conjunction with Hassan Khan. The […]