Philadelphia has a very active experimental music scene. Local sound artists make everyday sound beautiful and strange so that everyday becomes beautiful and strange. They use various audio software and hardware to do so.
This channel showcases how Philly artists are experimenting with technology-based music and sound performance. Some experiments yield unexpected results. Some succeed in changing listener’s thoughts and views.Some are just fun to listen and watch.
Megan Bridge and Joo Won Park's Â dance and music improvisation
I recently noticed that I have much less hair than a few years ago. I am not sad about it, but I thought I should make a piece about it. I used no-input mixer, electromagnetic pickup, analog synthesizer, and dancing toy cat for the piece.
Receding Hairline is a showcase of the new instruments I...via Performing With Technology
No-input mixing is a technique that “hacks” an analog mixing board to generate and control feedback-based sounds. In my recent gig, I was fortunate to share a same table with Toshimaru Nakamura, a no-input mixing board virtuoso. It was very inspirational. A few weeks after this...via Performing With Technology
An overview of Philadelphia’s Hack 2.0 event at bahdeebahdu art space (04/27/2013).
HACK 2.0 is a technology based design and art exhibition featuring hackers, artists, and designers from Philadelphia and beyond.
Video: Kinan Faham (thesilentcamera.com)
Event Organizer: Andrew Cameron Zahn...via Performing With Technology
Flandrew Fleisenberg and Joo Won Park improvise together at the Community College of Philadelphia (04/15/2013)
Flandrew (drums) : www.lifeoffleisenberg.blogspot.com
Joo Won (toys and electronics): www.100strangesounds.comvia Performing With Technology
This project was led by Philadelphia artists. Direction and Choreography: Melanie Stewart
Performance: Eun Jung Choi and Guillermo Ortega Tanus (DaDaDance Project)
Music Score: Alban Bailly
Costume Design: Patricia Dominguez
Animation: Liz Goldberg and Raymond Ercoli
Computer Engineers: Tim...via Performing With Technology
Local electronic musician Joo Won Park is challenging himself to create 100 original videos of electronic music performance. Joo Won uses non-musical objects to create strange yet beautiful sound.
In this video, Sound of two metronomes clicking in different tempo is fed...via Performing With Technology
Concept/Direction: Megan Bridge
Choreography/Performance: Megan Bridge, Zornitsa Stoyanova, Mauri Walton, Annie Wilson
Original Music & video design: Peter Price
Dramaturgy: Laura Vriend
Costumes: Heidi Barr
Lighting: Zornitsa Stoyanova
Production: Lauren Mandilian
Additional production...via Performing With Technology
Improvisational Duplo building processed in real-time with SuperCollider.
Materials used: Duplo Big City Hospital, Duplo Deluxx Brick Box, Korg CM-100, AKG C3000, MacBook Pro, SuperCollider
Artist: Joo Won Park (www.joowonpark.net)
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Instant Takemitsu : Live performance from Rotunda, Philadelphia (3/24/12)
Dejha Ti : projection, visuals
Tim Motzer : acoustic guitar, electronics
Dino J.A. Deane : lapsteel dulcimer, electronics
More info at instanttakemitsu.com
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Modified synthesizers, yodeling pickle, etc are installed on South Street’s Magic Garden
works by Sam Cusumano : www.electricityforprogress.com
video by Mark Schoneveld : yvynyl.tumblr.comvia Performing With Technology
Composer: Gene Coleman
Cinematography: Nick Lerman
Dancer: Nicole Bindler
Performed by: N_JP
“Kyoto_Naigai” is a large-scale music video, composed and directed by Gene Coleman, with cinematography and editing by Nick Lerman. The work draws on the history of architecture and urban...via Performing With Technology
Videos of Joo Won Park’s Toccata in three different concerts. Videos are taken from NJFEA2012, Mountain Skies 2012, and CCP Electronic Ensemble Concert 2011.
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Toccata is an improvisational piece for contact microphones and solid objects. The work aims to establish/augment the relationship between various acts of touching (scratching, hitting, rubbing, tapping, etc) and listening in a rather hectic and nervous performing mood. The piece extensively...via Performing With Technology
extrovert |ËekstrÉËvÉrt| noun
an outgoing, overtly expressive person.
(from Mac OSX dictionary)
This video/audio piece was done in December 23, 2011, one year after I composed Introvert. The piece is performed with two metronomes, melodica, plastic recorder, timer, and generative...via Performing With Technology
introvert |ËintrÉËvÉrt|, noun
a shy, reticent, and typically self-centered person.(from Mac OSX dictionary)
The time lapse video of Cira Centre was shot from my room on Dec 23-24, 2010 using a laptop’s built-in camera. It is accompanied by a generative computer part and...via Performing With Technology
A dance+music improvisation set during annual electronic music festival at the fidget space.
Joo Won Park : computer, toys, umbrella
Mauri Walton: dance
Tristan Price: hot wheelsvia Performing With Technology