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  1. 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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    • Noise=Noise, Goldsmiths London, 18 March 2009

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      Live AV noise performance "Noise=Noise" at Goldsmiths University, London. Hacked hardware, screaming circuits, hypnotic digital flickers. Video features Mick Grierson (video performance),…

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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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        • Neanderthal Electronics workshop, Tartu Estonia

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          More than 40,000 years ago, our Neanderthal ancestors invented the first music instruments from simple objects around them (bones and stones, sticks and skins...), without reference to any existing…

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          • cuT 31[RGB]-TONEWHEELS filmed by Eyes_For_Ears

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            TONEWHEELS Macro-video recorded by Jérôme Fino/Eyes_For_Ears at Styx Project Space Berlin, Nov 2008. Eyes_For_Ears released a high-contrast, black and white version this video on his…

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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 Live @ Die Remise, Berlin 1 Mar 2009

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                I was once told by my Butoh teacher, Joan Laage, that there is much more life in darkness than we take for granted. Turn over any stone in the garden and you will find a million living things twisting…

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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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                  • 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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                    • 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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                      • 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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                        • Copenhagen Noise Workshop

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                          From 2-6 February 2009, I worked with students from the Kunstakademiet in Copenhagen to create a series of personal noise devices. Here, the students and guests of the final presentation show how…

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