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laboratoire de musique expérimentale et d’art sonore
post-residency performance
26/03/2024 - 18h - free

Sholto Dobie will present a short listening session of work-in-progress and a performance with self-constructed instruments. Sholto Dobie creates instruments with analogue technologies which draw on the functions and designs of folk and traditional wind instruments, such as bagpipes and organs. Their appearance several thousand years ago represent a technological shift in music, as humans extended the reach of their lungs, by creating bellows, bags and reservoirs that could sustain flutes and reeds more easily and for longer than human lungs. It is a drive that is echoed in more recent technological socio-musical shifts, such as electronic dance music. Dobie incorporates analogue electronics alongside handmade reed pipes, using basic prefabricated timer modules and industrial electric valves, to control air flow.

 

Sholto Dobie is part of the tekhnē project. Tekhnē is funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.

 

SONS
Sebastian Dingens - WALKS
Pavel Tchikov 29/11/23
Nika Son - Scatter


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