Cairo Kids Cobra workshop

[AFG_gallery id=’3′] [soundcloud url=”” /] 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 […]


  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 […]

Staaplaat Soundsystem plays Maritime Rites – Wasserkorso, by Alvin Curran with 16 sirens

Invited by Netwerk for the Festival: StraatHerrie (literally translated ‘Street­ noise’) we did our concert in Aalst and used 16 sirens. (written for shiphorns) I got the hand written score from Alvin and had it transcribed and then saved to Midi, we played it as DMX (with a self programed Max patch) It worked very well. […]


20-07-12 till 26-08-12 Klankenbos NEERPELT Klankenbos in the context of Manifesta 9 Musica organises a summer exhibit presenting a new and permanent  installation COMPOSED NATURE. [AFG_gallery id=’20’] Vibrant trees are the focus the of the Dutch  Composed Nature installation by staalplaat Soundsystem and Lola landscape architects. An interactive installation brings a series of motorized trees […]


staalplaat soundsystem made a very simple sound installation: a set up with 4 coffee machines at  DOK-Gent, Belgium. 4 electronic valves control the water. 4 sequencers control the valves. [AFG_gallery id=’10’] This is a remake of Sweet Sissy and the Ballroom Hiss that we did in 2002 In vooruit Gent where we used coffee machines […]

Forte Piano: Le forme del suono

Our work Yokomono-pro is presented at Forte Piano in the Auditorium in Rome from  02/05 2012 to 10/07/2012 it sais Artisti invitati Prima Parte Vito Acconci, Nanni Balestrini, Massimo Bartolini, Riccardo Benassi, Roberto Benigni, John Cage-Nam June Paik, canecapovolto, Gino De Dominicis, Maria Thereza Alves-Jimmie Durham, Jan Fabre, Emilio Fantin, William Furlong, Al Hansen-Jerry Mulligan, […]

Staalplaat Soundsystem in residence at LACE

[AFG_gallery id=’11’] 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 […]