Seattle Symphony Debuts New Work For Orchestra & Kinect-Controlled Music Robots


The Seattle Symphony (Music Director Ludovic Morlot) recently premiered Above, Below, and In Between, a commission and site-specific composition by sculptor, sound artist and composer Trimpin.

Above, Below, and In Between is a sculpture and musical composition for small orchestra, soprano voice, prepared piano, kinetic instruments and gesture-controlled conducting.

The piece was created in partnership with Microsoft. Here’s the official video overview: Continue reading

New Aphex Twin Album, Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments pt2 EP, Coming Jan 23rd

aphex-twin-computer-controlled-acoustic-instrumentsWarp Records has announced a new Aphex Twin EP, Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt. 2.

The 14-track EP is due out January 23rd.

The EP, along with the recently released Syro, follow a decade long drought from the influential electronic fartist, Richard D. James.

James has previously talked about his interest in music robots.  Continue reading