The Synth Jam As TED Talk

Sunday Synth Jam: Vienna-based acoustic + electric quartet Drahthaus participated at TEDx Dornbirn.

This video captures their TED Talk + Synth Jam. 

Video Summary:

  • Simon Öggl studies composition at ‘MUK Vienna’ and works as a freelance music producer, among others, for Sounds of Red Bull. Under the pseudonym ‘Hidden Aspect’ he produces drum and bass music and loves to encounter glasses from the table.
  • Valentin Martins studied guitar at the ‘Vienna Music Institute’ and is currently working as a freelance musician in the media industry as well as in various pop and jazz projects. Unfortunately, he cannot understand the need of socks.
  • Ludwig Ascher studied trumpet at the ‘Vienna Music Institute’ and he plays in several big bands as well as in different pop and jazz combos. He only watches black and white films and can sometimes even sleep through 15 hours
  • Hans Zoderer studies sociology at the ‘University of Vienna’; besides Drahthaus he organizes festivals with the collective ‘Botheration HiFi’, collects instruments and has a weakness for colorful sweaters.

4 thoughts on “The Synth Jam As TED Talk

  1. Great performance. Much more interesting to watch than the usual electronic show.

    Listening with it in the background, the use of acoustic instruments as sound generators was not conspicuous, but I loved the sound overall.

    Hope they put out an album.

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