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One Knob To Rule Them All: Reductionist Interfaces For Expansionist Research
(New Interfaces For Musical Expression (NIME), 2016)
This paper describes an instance of what we call ‘curated research’, a concerted thinking, making and performance activity between two research teams with a dedicated interest in the creation of experimental musical ...
Dirty Electronics: Capacity
A two-day exploration into the world of electronic circuits, sound-making and choreography. Capacity looks at the very essence of electronic circuits: the humble capacitor and the flow of electric current. The capacitor ...
We break strings: the alternative classical scene in London
(London, Hackney Classical Press, 2014)
Interview between composer John Richards and Thom Andrews
Dirty Electronics Colossus - BEAST: Pantry Sessions Hand-made Music
Take part in a large-group performance that questions our relationship with coding and sound generation. Ideas such as tangible and collective coding will be explored along with DIY electronics. A hybrid digital/analogue ...
Yoke explores the themes of physical labour and oppression, affordance, oblique instrumental strategies and the embodiment of electronic sound. The instrument consists of a copper coil wrapped around a tube containing ...
Ribbon & Strings
A piece that explores kinetic energy and bowing. Electric current is created by pulling long ribbons to drive DC motors that power hand-held synthesisers. The string players follow similar phrases and bowing to the 'ribbon' ...
Nonclassical live, featuring Dirty Electronics Powder Puff and I Love You [CD]
Powder Puff (2010) for large ensemble, and pop guns filled with flour; and, I Love You (2007) for any number of Sudophones. I Love You plays on the vocal quality of the Sudophone, the sound of words and their meaning, and ...
Hidden Sine explores self-made instruments and large group performance, and ‘sound curious’ that are concerned with the way of the hand, touch and affordance (action possibilities). Hidden Sine draws loosely on object ...
Ugly Construction Booklet
Accompanying booklet to Reactor Halls E12: Ugly Weekender (Dirty Electronics), 14.2.15. Featuring work by John Richards, Alexandra Moon-Age, Natalie Kay-Thatcher, Jennifer Lucy Allan, Jim Frize, John Fass, Phillip Henderson, ...
Creative AI and Embodied Robots in Music – A Hybrid of Practice and Meaning
The aim of this paper is to is to discuss and demonstrate my current practice-based research into creative Ai and embodied robotics in music. But, as is often the case, when writing this paper I became more aware that I ...