Microcosmopolitan: new release from Chatter Blip (Chuck Bettis / Dafna Naphtali)
juxtaposing and combining their distinct electronic worlds and voices into visceral and highly reactive improvised sets verging on transcommunication. "microcosmopolitan", a journey to the inner world of one-celled self-centered organisms, imagining their congregation of meanings and inner dialogues.
New Music Box blog -- Live Sound processing & Improvisation
Four blog posts by Dafna Naphtali about Live Sound Processing and Improvisation. Part tutorial, part manifesto, it's Naphtali's take on electronic musicianship for performers. on NewMusicBox.org.
Walkie Talkie Dreams: Audio Augmented Reality Soundwalks
“walkie talkie dream angles” -- an interactive sound walk in Washington Square Park and "walkie talkie dream garden" for Williamsburg and Hamburg waterfronts -both written for U-GRUVE Audio Augmented Reality system created by Richard Rodkin, and traversing sonically interesting corners of the part to underscore the loss of quiet, past and future sounds, bringing urban environments to life in a sonically unique and individual way via free mobile-device apps.
Audio Chandelier: multi-channel sound projects
individual grains of nearly static sound dispersed to 8-16 speakers and altered as granular synthesis illuminates and refracts moments in time. Coming Summer 2020 -- interactive installation on Governors Island with a new kinetic sculpture in collaboration with metalsmith/designer Ayala Naphtali
Written for music robots as well as my spoken/sung texts and live sound manipulations, Robotica is inspired by the ingenious early 13th century scholar/inventor Al-Jazari, the Mesopotamian creator of the some of the very first musical automata