Dafna Naphtali is a versatile sound-artist/singer/guitarist/electronic-musician, performer/composer. Active since the mid-90’s in experimental music, contemporary classical and improvised music, using her custom Max/MSP programming for sound processing of voice and other instruments.

“extraordinary experimental vocalist”  (Bruce Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery);
“..luminary” (Time Out)

News Spring / Summer 2014:   a very busy spring had my music at Urban Solar Audio Plant / Berlin,  Dark Circuits Festival,  Voice Activated for Make Music NY, Girls Electronic Music Seminar at NYU, 60×60 Surround Sound, several concerts with Luis Tabuenca percussionist / director of Festival Audio Tangente in Burgos Spain, and many local performances (Ras Moshe, Jen Baker duo, at Merche Blasco’s Acoustic Formulae among others.    Concert in Tel Aviv with Hans Tammen Third Eye Orchestra with amazing local musician/improvisors.

In May I recorded “Marching Men” song cycle for sax, drums/perc, accordion, voice, electric guitar, viola, cello and live electronics/sound processing (w/Briggan Krauss, Danny Tunick, Andrea Parkins, yours truly, Stephanie Griffin and Loren Dempster.)  .. in mixing/overdubs stage..

Dafna Naphtali y Luis Tabuenca / Festival Audio Tangente, Burgos España Nov. 26, 2013 from Dafna Naphtali on Vimeo.

Art on Air radio — w/ Chuck Bettis/ Chatter Blip @ Experimental Intermedia:

and a fall 2013 performance at Panoply:

may 2013: AP video– Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk) featuring my piece Audio Chandelier!

Dafna with LEMUR Music Robots

“Robotica” excerpt from Flea Theater — piece inspired by Al-Jazari, 13th century Mesopotamian inventor of musical automata.

Robotica excerpt: Dafna Naphtali & LEMUR music robots from Dafna Naphtali on Vimeo.

Dafna with Robert Dick and Satoshi Takeishi

Kathy Supové playing Dafna’s piece “Landmine” at NIME 2007:

Landmine @ NIME conference 2007 from Dafna Naphtali on Vimeo.

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