Clip Mouth Unit – Jen Baker / Dafna Naphtali duo project

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. Dafna Naphtali / Jen Baker at NYC Electroacoustic Improv Summit 2016 The duo… Continue reading

Luis Tabuenca / Dafna Naphtali duo—— Index of Refraction

“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 number that describes how light propagates through that medium.  Inspired by this definition, and translated/transposed to musical vocabulary– an index… Continue reading

mechanique(s) duo / trio and more..

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 duo (Chuck Bettis/Dafna Naphtali)

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. Audio/Video of past performances: –Ridgewood Radio broadcast/archive –Live set recorded… Continue reading

What is it Like to be a Bat ?

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, spliced, patched, threaded, then drummed together by BAT’s… Continue reading

Ras Moshe / Dafna Naphtali: Fusebox

Dafna Naphtali and Ras Moshe have collaborated and performed together since 2005 in various musical configurations. Dafna’s been working, since the mid-90’s, on ways to incorporate live sound processing into improvised music with avant-jazz leanings. Fusebox is her longtime collaboration with Ras Moshe, and has included duo and trio performances that have included… Continue reading