I’ll be playing (monochord/electronics) at Project Arts Centre this Saturday (6 July) with David Lacey (percussion) and Nick Roth (saxophone). Our trio will feature in the inaugural Sound Collector event. Sound Collector is a series of events in Dublin which explore the spaces between music, installation, improvisation, sound, and noise.
I’ve recently revised my monochord rig so that it is built around Pure Data running on a Beaglebone Black with a Bela cape. I’m very excited about the possibilities of Bela, with its super low latency. I think it makes playing an electronically mediated instrument much more like playing an acoustic instrument: the reduction in latency values really does make a difference. Read more about Bela here.
I’ll be giving three performances of Vanishing Points, my 2017 work for clavichord, electronics and mobile phones, at this year’s Sonorities festival in Belfast on Sat 21 April.
Free, but sign-up required. More information here
Vanishing Points (2017), for clavichord, electronics and distributed (web) audio was recently premiered at the Orpheus Institute, Ghent. It formed part of a group event of live sound art by artists connected with the Music, Thought & Technology research cluster.
Read more about the new piece here.
I’ll be presenting On the Generation of Sounds, the second in my series of Grosseteste projects, at 1.15pm on Tuesday 14 March at the Arts Technology Research Lab, Pearse St, Dublin 2.
The event will be hosted by the School of Creative Arts Research Forum at Trinity College Dublin.
Here’s a recording from 2014 of a live performance-improv/duo with Natasha Lohan, vocal artist and composer.
Two performers move around a bespoke performance space. Each performer’s voice is recorded and processed using the electronic music software, MaxMSP. Meanwhile, their physical movements are captured by a Kinect camera and used to control the sound processing.
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