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Re: Another electro-acoustic demonstration (in San Francisco)

Cool. Today went so well that they are inviting me to a "First Thursday" 
event here in Boise (where many businesses host musical performances all 
over town), again in front of City Hall.  Plus I was approached by an 
educator to do the same electro-acoustic demonstration for kids and music 
students at a public library. Wow, I didn't think I would end up educating 
folks on this style of music. There is a lot of interest in this out 
People are just amazed at what the computer can do to the sound of an 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Matt Davignon" <mattdavignon@gmail.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 4:13 PM
Subject: Another electro-acoustic demonstration (in San Francisco)

> What weird synergy! I have a very similar event coming up this Sunday
> in San Francisco:
> Sunday July 20th, 2008
> Musicians Union Hall
> 116 9th Street @ Mission
> San Francisco
> 6:00 pm - 9:00 PM
> "Touch the Gear!" Free Public Demonstrations and Expo
> A free public event presented as a micro-demo exposition where local
> experimental musicians demonstrate how they use their gear, and let
> you make sounds with their stuff. Explore the mysterious worlds of
> invented unusual acoustic instruments, computer music software, and
> "tablecore" electronics, all presented in a friendly environment.
> With:
> Matt Davignon - drum machine/fx pedals
> Tom Duff - homemade cargo-built banjo / modified guitar
> Lance Grabmiller - PC computer software - AudioMulch
> Scott Looney - Macintosh patches for sampling and sound manipulation
> Tom Nunn - Mothics: Hand-built percussion boards
> LX Rudis - CD DJ rig / Kaoss Pad / AirFX
> Bob Scott-Sato (Xome) - NoiseFX: Noise pedal retailer
> Mark Wilson (Conure) - Noise Pedals
> Matt Davignon
> www.ribosomemusic.com
> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 9:09 PM, Krispen Hartung
> <khartung@cableone.net> was like:
>> Tomorrow I get the opportunity to demonstrate electro-acoustic music, 
>> random
>> computer effect processing and looping in an interactive way, right in 
>> front
>> of  the Boise City Hall and hundreds of people milling around. I just 
>> found
>> out yesterday, so I have been madly creating a alt version of my max 
>> and
>> preparing my materials. I will have four instruments on a table, all 
>> running
>> into my computer system, which randomly effects the input, loops, etc: 
>> Vocal
>> mic, the Joe Rut Machine, Madagascar bamboo harp, and Tongue Drum.