staalplaat soundsystem is releasing a series of artist vinyl release used in our own yokomono sound installations. This new record is a second attempt to create random vinyl . Our first attempt was the release of Yokomono 03 where we hoped to cut two tracks, one spiraling from outside in and the others from inside […]
sound sample FluxYOU or Musica Povera al dente at Auditorium Rome 2010 [audio:http://www.staalplaat.org/snd/staalplaats_auditoriumroma191110.mp3] “Fluxus Biennial 2010-2011” Staalplaat soundsystem presented a new installation/concert ‘Musica povera al dente’ or fluxYOU commissioned by Fondazione Musica per Roma, Rome Auditorium” For the set up we build 20 hand driven turntables, made from siple neadle, paper horn and found opbjects […]
01. Track for Palais de Tokyo answering machine 10 [audio:http://www.staalplaat.org/snd/oorinoor3.mp3] They say” A l’instar de Christian Marclay, qui dans sa vidéo Telephones (1995) a rassemblé des extraits de films hollywoodiens montrant des acteurs répondant au téléphone, Staalplaat réalise un montage de sonneries de téléphone et de conversations téléphoniques provenant de bandes son de films. Ce […]
by Staalplaat Soundsystem and FM3. An audience-controlled collage of acid circuit mutilation, elektro-sonic pain and fading mantra from more than 1000 white Buddha Boxes. Inspired by Tang Dynasty Zen monk Lin Ji – “Meet Buddha, Kill Buddha 逢佛殺佛.”
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.
Sonic Therapy has developed itself permanent en even when it was not active, resting in boxes, we were working on new idea’s and talking to artists on collaboration plans. With the presentation at Netwerk the centrum voor hedendaagse kunst in Aalst and the support of fondsbkvb in Holland we made a quantum leap. We not […]
We are cleaning our archive and put all (500) cd-r etc. on a hard disk. We found nice things , and we miss important things. Anyway we are putting photo’s video’s and more up in sets on flickr and youtube, making slide shows on this web side. Where? well the really old shows from 2000 […]
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 […]
This yokomono was done by one person, the only solo ever, and its was “unplugged” so the radio’s are the soundsystem. There was no documentation so it was not mentioned on our website. But now that we found this video that situation is changed and so now it is mentioned.
During the Sonic Art 08 residency I have made a “for the spirits of dead computers” a sound-machine from things I got for no reason or for other planned that did not work out. I used a car window wiper engine ,intended for the otto Berlin piano, and empty computer housing that I took the […]