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  1. Simultaneous Opposites #33: River of Clouds, Take 2

    07:34

    from Robert Edgar / Added

    Shvetashvatara 1.4-6: The world is the wheel of God,turning round and round with all living creatures upon its rim. The world is the river of God, flowing from him and flowing back to him. A second…

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    • Simultaneous Opposites #32: River of Clouds

      08:02

      from Robert Edgar / Added

      I'm playing guitar and MIDI, using it to drive video of a storm rolling across the Banana River in Florida, and a dolly through my back yard in California. The guitar and my FCB1010 foot controller…

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      • Simultaneous Opposites #31: Sync Bots

        04:14

        from Robert Edgar / Added

        Resampled robots, shuffled like a deck of cards. The video is produced in real time using my Simultaneous Opposites Engine. I've made quite a few changes to Simultaneous Opposites since #30.…

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        • Simultaneous Opposites #30: Milk Shakes

          01:14

          from Robert Edgar / Added

          Short, minute and a half silent video. Love the way the ocean looks viscous. PLEASE PLAY FULL SCREEN, TURN VIMEO SCALING OFF.

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          • Simultaneous Opposites #29: Dr Drum Er 2 2009

            06:44

            from Robert Edgar / Added

            A second pass of two video sets through the Simultaneous Opposites engine. Performed a new guitar/MIDI track through the transversal. PLEASE PLAY FULL SCREEN, TURN VIMEO SCALING OFF.

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            • Simultaneous Opposites #28: Dr Drum Er 2009

              07:48

              from Robert Edgar / Added

              Robin Edgar's percussion reparsed by the Simultaneous Opposites engine, along with footage from a train pulling out of San Francisco. MIDI Guitar played along in accompaniment. Attempting not…

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              • Simultaneous Opposites #26: Guitar Modulates Visual

                05:30

                from Robert Edgar / Added

                The amplitude of each string separately modulates an aspect of a visual signal (value, saturation, contrast). In return, frame changes modulate triggered guitar sounds. PLEASE PLAY FULL SCREEN, TURN…

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                • Simultaneous Opposites #25: Mer, Ocean

                  09:33

                  from Robert Edgar / Added

                  Playing against an irregular (but not arrhythmic) rhythm. A single performance, with MIDI guitar played against the engine visuals, with the frame changes modulating what is played live. Using the…

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                  • Simultaneous Opposites #24: MIDI Guitar Triggers, Frame Rate Modulates

                    07:36

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                    Experimenting with performance strategies. MIDI Guitar is playing notes, but also triggering speech samples, that are being amplitude modulated at the same frequency as the frame change triggers.…

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                    • Simultaneous Opposites #23: MIDI Guitar Over

                      11:41

                      from Robert Edgar / Added

                      Six tests. Against the percussive audio from Simultaneous Opposites, I comped overlay music tracks. Best are the last couple. This Sim Opp traversal worked better as the sonic focus, rather than as…

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                      • Simultaneous Opposites #22: Sutro Baths, Pacific Ocean

                        05:53

                        from Robert Edgar / Added

                        Waves, water, and the rocks with the Sutro Baths in San Francisco. Shot it yesterday, prepared it for the Simultaneous Opposites engine, traversed it. Colors are profound. Juxtaposed footage of bay…

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                        • _Robin sketching at the Sutro Baths in San Francisco

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                          from Robert Edgar / Added

                          Robin Edgar sketching at the Sutro Baths, next to the Pacific. March 2009.

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