Southwoods Hyperinstrument Project

Southwoods designs and performs using custom instruments, focused on building new modes of musical interaction and digital audio processing. Extending traditional acoustic instruments with sensors and signal analysis software, their…

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Karl Salzmann – TT8

From Dec. 11th to 21st, I had my first residency at STEIM. I arrived with a number of turntables and hardware equipment to go further with my idea of building…

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Tijs Ham – Chaos

Day 1 Arrived at STEIM with two bags of gear and a laptop. Felt great to be back there again although I have visited them quite regularly since I finished…

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Alex Nowitz > The Strophonion – Instrument Development (2010-2011)

The Strophonion is an electronic instrument which was developed and built by STEIM from 2010 until 2011 for Alex Nowitz. It belongs to the instrument group, that is usually subsumed under the term live-electronics using gestural controllers. The blog deals with the whole process of how the Strophonion was developed and built from the beginning.

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LoVid > Circuit Taco Fiesta!

We arrived at STEIM just in time for the Circuit Taco Fiesta – an all day workshop, where 12 participants built skin-voltage sensing instruments. Some hadn’t built much hardware before,…

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