Cairo Kids Cobra workshop

Kids Cobra workshop building instruments and performing. Building and Performing Mechanical Instruments Staalplaat Soundsystem has created a multitude of Machine Installations usually featuring odd  machine orchestras constructed from consumer electronics and a plethora of found objects, we noticed that children were fascinated by our way of playfully misusing everyday household items. In 2005, we then […]

Staalplaat Soundsystem in residence at LACE

Staalplaat Sale Away installation video A video of the installation, made for LACE  during our recidency to stay up to April 15 Staalplaat performance video For this performance we were using “everyday electronic junk” scavenged from thrift stores and donations, staalplaat soundsystem fashioned new “orchestra” of “sound machines” controlled by self-build sequencers. All sounds come […]

Kid’s Patch workschop and Belgrade Philharmonic Youth Orchestra concert

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. […]