Tag Archives: SLAMCD 531

Downtown Music Gallery: a quartet of gifted, thoughtful players

In this week’s newsletter from the Downtown Music Gallery, Bruce Lee Gallanter teases a Turing test around ‘io 0.0.1 beta++’ (SLAMCD 531) with Han-earl Park, Bruce Coates and Franziska Schroeder: …More rare is that these three human musicians are improvising with a machine called io 0.0.1 beta…. Io was constructed by Han-earl Park and is […]

Posted in audio recordings, performance | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Response

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, […]

Posted in audio recordings, performance | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Taran’s Free Jazz Hour: ‘Discovery: Intermodulation’

First audio preview of the upcoming CD! Hear the track ‘Discovery: Intermodulation’ on the latest edition of Taran’s Free Jazz Hour. [More…] ‘io 0.0.1 beta++’ (SLAMCD 531) will be released by SLAM Productions in August 2011. [Details…] personnel: io 0.0.1 beta++ (itself), Han-earl Park (guitar), Bruce Coates (alto and sopranino saxophones) and Franziska Schroeder (soprano […]

Posted in audio recordings, performance | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 […]

Posted in audio recordings, performance, theory | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CD preview: io 0.0.1 beta++

Available fall August 2011: ‘io 0.0.1 beta++’ (SLAMCD 531) with io 0.0.1 beta++ (itself), Han-earl Park (guitar), Bruce Coates (alto and sopranino saxophones) and Franziska Schroeder (soprano saxophone). © 2011 Han-earl Park. ℗ 2011 SLAM Productions. More info to follow… updates 06–11–11: change release date to August 2011.

Posted in audio recordings, performance | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 […]

Posted in audio recordings, performance, theory | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Response

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, […]

Posted in audio recordings, performance, theory | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Responses

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 […]

Posted in audio recordings, performance, theory | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Responses

CD in preparation: io 0.0.1 beta++

CD cover preview: io 0.0.1 beta++ with Han-earl Park, Bruce Coates and Franziska Schroeder (copyright 2011, Han-earl Park).

Posted in audio recordings, performance | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment