Live performance of "Born in the Desert" by Holland Hopson, banjo and computer. Recorded on 30 September 2009 at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady NY. Other performers on the bill included Century Plants and Faust.
Download high-quality audio at hollandhopson.bandcamp.com/track/born-in-the-desert
This is an original work for two-finger style old time banjo with interactive electronics using MaxMSP. The banjo is outfitted with a contact microphone and pressure sensors. The computer responds to input from the microphone and sensors.