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video trailer: io 0.0.1 beta++

I’m creating YouTube samplers of some of the more recent items in my discography, and I’ve started by uploading a trailer for ‘io 0.0.1 beta++’ (SLAMCD 531) [more info on the recording…]. On the stage: two men, a woman, and an artifact, a freestanding mélange of industrial, military, and domestic hardware. The humans hold graceful, […]

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Baroque and Renaissance (audio clip: io 0.0.1 beta++)

Third audio clip (and final in the series) from ‘io 0.0.1 beta++’ (SLAMCD 531) below: Franziska Schroeder (soprano saxophone), io 0.0.1 beta++ (itself) and Han-earl Park (guitar). Excerpted from the track ‘Discovery: Decay’, the clip is taken from what is, for me, an uncharacteristic track on the CD, with its serene, careful and economical counterpoint […]

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impressive synergy (audio clip: io 0.0.1 beta++)

Second audio clip from ‘io 0.0.1 beta++’ (SLAMCD 531) below: Bruce Coates (sopranino saxophone) and io 0.0.1 beta++ (itself). Excerpted from the track ‘Discovery: Intermodulation’, the clip features Bruce Coates on sopranino saxophone in duet with the musical automaton io 0.0.1 beta++. One of my favorite moments from the CD, it’s a performance that demonstrates, […]

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standing alone (audio clip: io 0.0.1 beta++)

Hear a short clip from ‘io 0.0.1 beta++’ (SLAMCD 531) below. The clip, taken from the track ‘Laplace: Perturbation’, features the last minute of the solo by machine improviser io 0.0.1 beta++, and fades out as guitarist Han-earl Park joins it in free play. [More info on the recording…] io 0.0.1 beta++ (itself) with Han-earl […]

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site update: image gallery

Press/publicity photos and images of io 0.0.1 beta++, its construction and performances, are collated at: picasaweb.google.com/hanearlpark/io001beta Photographs copyright the photographers. If you use any of the images, please credit the corresponding photographer. [Additional images…]. ‘io 0.0.1 beta++’ (SLAMCD 531) is available from SLAM Productions. [Details…] personnel: io 0.0.1 beta++ (itself), Han-earl Park (guitar), Bruce Coates […]

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download release: io 0.0.1 beta++

In addition to the physical CD, the recording of improvised music by human (Han-earl Park, Bruce Coates and Franziska Schroeder) and machine (io 0.0.1 beta++) performers, ‘io 0.0.1 beta++’ (SLAMCD 531) is now available for download from [iTunes…] [eMusic…] I still recommend the physical CD, however, as it comes with Sara Roberts’ smart, witty and […]

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manifesto in action (liner notes: io 0.0.1 beta++)

Fourth and final excerpt from Sara Roberts’ liner notes to ‘io 0.0.1 beta++’ (SLAMCD 531): There is the limbic tickle of Freud’s uncanny, yes, our scanners are confused by this non-human playing music with humans. But even beyond that animal attentiveness we watch and listen carefully because we know we’re seeing a kind of manifesto […]

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standing alone (liner notes: io 0.0.1 beta++)

Third excerpt from Sara Roberts’ liner notes to ‘io 0.0.1 beta++’ (SLAMCD 531): For the audience, wondering how this artifact has so much presence, is so handily managing a situation they themselves might be challenged to negotiate? There is something in io’s performance that a human musician, even playing io as an instrument, could not […]

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its own sound (liner notes: io 0.0.1 beta++)

Another short excerpt from Sara Roberts’ liner notes to ‘io 0.0.1 beta++’ (SLAMCD 531): io 0.0.1 beta++ is rather special in being both an instrument and a player. And given the two attributes it has a very particular sound, ‘sound’ here referring to both timbral quality and the broader sense of having an indelible identity, […]

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a curious situation (liner notes: io 0.0.1 beta++)

A short excerpt from the liner notes to ‘io 0.0.1 beta++’ (SLAMCD 531) written by the California-based interactive media artist Sara Roberts: On the stage: two men, a woman, and an artifact, a freestanding mélange of industrial, military, and domestic hardware. The humans hold graceful, polished objects, but the domed assemblage stands alone. And while […]

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photographs: Human-Machine Improvisations (Cork, 2010)

Long overdue, but here are a few photographs from the May 26, 2010 performance by io 0.0.1 beta++ with Han-earl Park, Bruce Coates and Franziska Schroeder at Blackrock Castle Observatory (Cork, Ireland) [details…]. All photos by, and copyright 2010, Stephanie Hough. io 0.0.1 beta++ (Blackrock Castle Observatory, Cork, May 26, 2010). Photo © 2010 Stephanie […]

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feedback: Human-Machine Improvisations (Cork, 2010)

Audio and visual documentation of the May 26, 2010 performance by io 0.0.1 beta++ with Han-earl Park, Bruce Coates and Franziska Schroeder, plus iWife with John Godfrey, will be posted over next few weeks. I’ll also be posting my report, but, in the meantime, if anyone would like to add their feedback, make criticisms or […]

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