We did out first version of Yokomono-white at in 2007 Podewil for a one of colaboratuion consert with Hassan Khan 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 and a pin using our own Yokomono […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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
Yokomono at alt.gallery from 28 february – 5 April, as part of the AV Festival in Newcastle 2008. This is the first UK presentation of the award winning sound art installation Yokomono by Staalplaat Soundsystem. The installation is inspired by the experience of driving in a car close to the Funkturm (Radio and TV Tower) […]
[…] City space, mobility, changing and attributing new definitions to situations and places form a set of ideas the organizers of Passengers Festival in Warsaw on 6-13th October focus on. Warsaw will be given a new train line, but also there will arrive a group of international artists, passengers of the city who will transform […]
“Made In Taiwan” invites people to play with a complex mechanical sound orchestra, installed in the museum by using their mobile phones. The students have made a mechanical orchestra consists of modified, hacked, changed and customised, electronic household devices like vacuum cleaners playing flute, organ and brass, rattling kitchen mixers, buzzing ventilators, and humming refrigerators. […]
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 […]