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  1. 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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      • 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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        • Regnskog Bergen 2010

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          Regnskog is a contemporary re-interpretation of David Tudor's series of compositions from the 1970's entitled Rainforest. It uses various types of sonic transducers to play live sounds through…

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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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            • 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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              • 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 workshop, DA Festival, Sofia Bulgaria

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                  TONEWHEELS is an experiment in converting graphical imagery to sound, inspired by some of the pioneering 20th Century electronic music inventions. In this three day workshop from 24-27 October 2009,…

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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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                    • 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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                      • 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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                        • 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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