Clip Mouth Unit (Jen Baker (trombone/voice) and Dafna Naphtali (voice/live-sound-processing/electronics) has created a unique set of open form compositions for their multi-faceted performance concept — merging electro-acoustics, multi-phonics, and extended techniques, integrated directly with scalar and rhythmic concepts.
“Index of Refraction” is the debut album of the duo of Luis Tabuenca (percussion/ drums), Dafna Naphtali (voice/ electronics), recorded at Harvestworks in NY. An Index of Refraction of a material is a dimensionless … Continue reading
Mechanique(s) is aleatoric/improvised electro-acoustic computer music project active of mine using live electronics, prepared guitar,voice, and sometimes reeds or other guest instrumentalists. Working together since 1998 in various configurations, Mechanique(s) has been drawing on many traditions in improvised and electronic music, investigating the overlap of various elements of the performers’ technical and … Continue reading
CHATTER BLIP is a duo project of Chuck Bettis (electronics/throat) and Dafna Naphtali (electronics/processing/voice) — an interstellar multi-character audio operetta involving a multitude of human, alien, and machine voices, in a mash-up of primal and classic sci-fi and electro-acoustics….. with performances since 2006.
Performer/composers Kitty Brazelton and Dafna Naphtali collaborate on a montage of extremes: textures hard/soft, noises white/red, harmony rooted/disembodied, silence. Both women sing with startling multi-octave ranges*. Both women play electric guitar / bass. Both women compose hard-core computer music. All this is woven, … Continue reading
Dafna Naphtali and Ras Moshe have collaborated and performed together since 2005 in various musical configurations.
photo by Reuben Radding
Since the mid-90’s, Dafna’s been working on ways to incorporate live sound processing into improvised music with avant-jazz leanings. Fusebox is … Continue reading