The KarmetiK Machine Orchestra – a man-machine world fusion group – will make its debut at this year’s SCREAM Festival.
The SCREAM Festival, put on by the Southern California Resource for Electro-Acoustic Music, is scheduled for January 27, 2010 at 8:30 pm at REDCAT .
The KarmetiK Machine Orchestra, directed by Ajay Kapur, convenes an international lineup of musicmakers, engineers and digital artists who use custom-built robotic instruments and new and expressive interfaces in live music performance.
The video above offers a teaser of the KarmetiK Machine Orchestra, featuring Ajay Kapur on ESitar, with KarmetiK MahaDeviBot & GanaPatiBot.
The KarmetiK Machine Orchestra features appearances by North Indian sarodist Ustad Aashish Khan, electronic artist Curtis Bahn, Balinese gamelan master I Nyoman Wenten, vocal synthesizer Perry Cook, and innovators from the CalArts Music Technology Program, with a theatrical set designed by Michael Darling.