We played a YOKOMONO in Maribor/Slovenia on the 10th of may at 13th International Festival of Computer Arts http://www.mfru.org .
We played a YOKOMONO set at the DEAF07 festival in Rotterdam. “On 14 April V2_ celebrates its 25th birthday with an exceptionally dynamic night. A surprising lineup of groundbreaking artists who have bridged new media, performance, image and sound in the past 25 years will perform. Along with Staalplaat Soundsystem’s “vinyl killers”, Edwin van der […]
An new version of the YOKOMONO installation is running from the 5th of april on at the Gallery Kapelica in Ljubljana / Slovenia wich used to be a liturgical place of the Apprentice Hostel. If you are around you should check their always interesting programme! On the 10th of May we are going to perform […]
Invited by the people of Circuit Court we played at the RIAM Festival 2006 in Marseille. Here you can find an interview made by Radio Grenouville for their INDISCIPLINES series: http://www.grenouille888.org/dyn/IMG/mp3/12_06_Indisciplines_festival_RIAM.mp3 And here you can find a video interview on the YOKOMONO project made by circuitcourt: http://streaming.circuit-court.org/circuitcourt/riam/03/videos/Stalplaat.mov
For Sensoralia – electronic music and visual arts festival – part of the Romaeuropa Festival 2006 we did a new version of YOKOMONO/VIDEO together with Bas van Koolwijk who generated live these extremely beautiful pure abstract expression of whats going on within yokomono.
We did a YOKOMONO performance at the dis-patch festival in Belgrade organised by the people from Belgradyard Sound System in a very nice venue an old cinnema. Of course we went to visit the famous Tesla museum because without Nikola Tesla we would not have YOKOMONO (he invented the basics of radio transmission). The image […]
CHEW-Z was a festival organised by Massimiliano Viel and the people arround the plattform sincronie.
CHEW-Z Colliding HEterophonic Waves was inspired by the book “The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch” by Philip K. Dick and was dealing with his ideas of perception of reality. Staalplaat Soundsystem was invited to play togethet with the Icarus Ensemble as well as solo parts for this two concert evenings. A YOKOMONO solo part was done but only with records cut especially for this event based on the material of Fausto Romitelli’s “La sabbia del tempo”. We did a analog live remix of this material. We played a MACHINE orchestra solo part and a piece called “Can-D” by Riccardo Nova together with the Icarus Ensemble, Riccardo Nova’s electronic manipulations and our MACHINES.
Riccardo Nova, Otolab, Fausto Romitelli, Staalplaat Soundsystem, Giovanni Verrando and Massimiliano Viel
Conductor: Giorgio Bernasconi
Giovanni Mareggini (flute), Nicola Zuccala’ (clarinet), Andrea Menafra (guit), Marco Pedrazzini (keyboards), Kumi Uchimoto (keyboards), Paolo Ghidoni (violin), Luciano Cavalli (viola), Matteo Malagoli, (violoncello)
The re:visie festival is part of the Netherlands Film Festival in Utrecht. Under the topic “Pick Up The Pieces” they invited a lot of projects dealing with the single ‘pieces’ of the medium film in different ways. http://www.revisie.org For re:visie we did a YOKOMONO wireless video set together with Bas van Koolwijk. He was using […]
For our performance at STEIM we added a wireless video component to the normal YOKOMONO setup. Two very small wireless video cameras build in the cars and two outside the cars within the setup generated video signals. This signals were then digitally remodeled by Bas van Koolwijk, using the interaction of the live audio with […]
Our project YOKOMONO got a Honorary Mention Digital Music at this years Ars Electronica Festival. We showed a new version of the Installation wich turned out very nice. YOKOMONO confronts viewers with a set-up consisting of 4 “vinyl killers” – little toy record players in the form of VW buses, each equipped with a needle […]