Tag Archives: Stephanie Hough

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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seeking performances (Europe, 2014)

Seeking performance opportunities; particularly in Europe, 2014: the cyborg ensemble of interactive, semi-autonomous, technological artifact and machine musician and improviser io 0.0.1 beta++ with human musicians Han-earl Park, Bruce Coates and Franziska Schroeder. See performance proposal for further information (availability, technical requirements, performers’ biographies, etc.). overview This quartet (or faux-quartet, if you prefer) performs demanding […]

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seeking performances (Europe, 2013)

Seeking performance opportunities; particularly in Europe 2014: the cyborg ensemble of interactive, semi-autonomous, technological artifact and machine musician and improviser io 0.0.1 beta++ with human musicians Han-earl Park, Bruce Coates and Franziska Schroeder. See performance proposal for further information (availability, technical requirements, performers’ biographies, etc.). overview This quartet (or faux-quartet, if you prefer) performs demanding […]

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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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CD available: io 0.0.1 beta++

Released as part of SLAM Productions’ August 2011 CD catalog: ‘io 0.0.1 beta++’ (SLAMCD 531) with Han-earl Park, Bruce Coates and Franziska Schroeder. [Slam Productions catalog page…] [Get it from Slam Productions…] [Get it from distributors/shops…] [Downtown Music Gallery…] [Jazzcds…] [Souffle Continu…] [Squidco…] [Wayside Music…] [iTunes…] [eMusic…] Note: downloads, in contrast to the physical CDs, […]

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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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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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acknowledgments: Human-Machine Improvisations (Cork, 2010)

Formal acknowledgments below, but my personal thanks to Clair and Riccardo for hosting this event, to Kevin for the behind-the-scenes help, to John Hough for answering requests for technical assistance, and to Stephanie for her visual skills. Special kudos to Melanie for supporting me through the highs and lows of prepping and running this venture, […]

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