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  1. A Static Environment for Complementary Instabilities

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    ++dual butterfly benjolin++chaotic feedback++ ++symmetrical patching++high resonance++ ++total harmonic distortion++ ++no changes++no cuts++ ++get hypnotized++ 18 march 2014

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    • Duelling Benjolins

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      Although I have been building Benjolins for more than one year, this was the first night I actually had two Benjolins finished at the same time. So of course I had to get them communicating with each…

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      • Experimental Sound Instruments Workshop, TAIK MediaLab Helsinki

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        Students from my Experimental Sound Instruments workshop demonstrate their hand-made projects on the final day. Their instruments involved a variety of technologies, including Arduinos, solenoids,…

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        • TONEWHEELS HURDY-GURDY(VIELLE A ROUE OPTOÉLECTRONIQUE)

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          This optoelectronic hurdy-gurdy was commission by the Acces(s) Festival, Pau France in October 2012. TONEWHEELS is an experiment in converting graphical imagery to sound, inspired by some of the…

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          • WolfToneBox Demo

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            This box was created from a found children’s karaoke toy specially for the MUU Invisible Time exhibition, Helsinki (FI), June 2012. It features a voice-changing circuit, condenser microphone…

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            • Derek Holzer-Studio Improv 30 Apr 2012

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              Getting the computer out of my live sound was the best thing that ever happened to me. When I work with the modular synthesizer, I feel like I have a piece of clay in my hands which I can squeeze…

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              • Derek Holzer--Circuit Bending & Beyond: Build Your Own Instrument by Maren Sextro

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                Filmmmaker Maren Sextro created this portrait of me for Groove.de in May 2012. Together, we visited the flea market and my studio, and spoke about my approach to sound, performance, "circuit…

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                • cryptography (study I)

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                  The "Cryptography Studies" examine the use of simple analog implementations of pseudo-random number generators, akin to those used in encryption algorithms, for the chaotic production of…

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                  • nonlinearity III

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                    Q: So what do you do? A: I make sound instruments that no one's ever seen before, and then I teach myself how to play them. Q: Do you play them well? A: Well, if no one's ever seen…

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                    • nonlinearity II

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                      Continued studies in nonlinearity, this time using cross-coupled XR-VCO oscillators, Serge smooth/stepped generators and random voltages from the Wogglebug run through a series of Buchla Low Pass…

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                      • Regenwald2011 at Club Transmediale

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                        By Derek Holzer & Mads Bech Paluszewski Regenwald 2011 was a contemporary re-interpretation of David Tudor’s series of compositions from the 1970's entitled “Rainforest”.…

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                        • nonlinearity I

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                          After touring 3 weeks with 25 Kg of heavy metal synthesizer in a suitcase, I came home wanting something a bit lighter and simpler. My back-to-basics approach uses one SoundBox built for workshops…

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