Composers: Carl Stone | Christian Schiefner | Henry Vega | Jan Willem Troost | Jeff Snyder | Jonáš Gruska | Pauline Oliveros | Pedro Rivadeneira | Sam Pluta | Stephan Moore
00:37 exclusiveOr – AWOL – Module 2.
02:30 Jonáš Gruska – Tečúci vietor.
06:58 Ninevolt – Victoria Viktoria.
13:52 Chemiefaserwerk – Estaque 04-02-2019.
22:54 Stephan Moore – Dream Tango. (An Exit).
27:57 Pedro Rivadeneira – Ruptures Alto Sax and Computer CMMAS Mexico. (06-26-2015). (Sax: Jorge Hoyo).
45:43 Ninevolt – Speculative Renaissance 1 _ Simple Beast.
51:34 exclusiveOr – Improvisation.
53:02 Carl Stone – Baroo.
ExclusiveOr: MODULES marks 13 years of collaboration between acclaimed composer-performers Pluta and Snyder. Pluta, Director of Electronic Music at the University of Chicago has toured extensively as an integral member of Peter Evans’ Ensemble and Wet Ink. Jeff Snyder, Director of Electronic Music at Princeton, performs in numerous groups with Federico Ughi, and designs electronic musical instruments. As exclusiveOr, they combine their talents to create a unique and satisfying sound, and here team up with ICE and AWOL for a groundbreaking work of musical exploration.
Jonáš Gruska: Born in Czechoslovakia. Studied at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague (Netherlands) and at Music Academy in Cracow (Poland). His main focus is chaotic and polymetric rhythms, unconventional tunings, exploration of psychoacoustic properties of sound and field recording. He has created several site-specific sound installations, based on resonant properties of spaces and materials. Gave workshops on sonification, field recording, electromagnetic listening, and programming for artists. He is the creator of Elektrosluch – electromagnetic listening device.
Ninevolt: Nine Volt is a musical duo between Jan Willem Troost and Henry Vega who collaborate as a performer/composer relation. The project first came together to create music for dance and film while inspiring newer works that were meant for the stage. Nine Volt Motions follows a microminimal trend throughout most of the music while the interpretation Troost brings rummages through his history with folkloric, pop and modern music.
Chemiefaserwerk: Christian Schiefner releases music under Chemiefaserwerk.
Stephan Moore is a sound artist, designer, composer, improviser, coder, teacher, and curator based in Chicago. His creative work manifests as electronic studio compositions, improvisational outbursts, sound installations, scores for collaborative performances, algorithmic compositions, interactive art, and sound designs for unusual circumstances. He is the curator of sound art for the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, organizing annual exhibitions since 2014. He is also the president of Isobel Audio LLC, which builds and sells his Hemisphere loudspeakers. He was the music coordinator and touring sound engineer of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company (2004-10), and has worked with Pauline Oliveros, Anthony McCall, and Animal Collective, among many others. He is a senior lecturer in the Sound Arts and Industries program at Northwestern University.
Pedro Rivadeneira (USA/Argentina) holds a PHD from the University at Buffalo and has been composing for various instruments and electronics.
Carl Stone: Carl Stone (born Carl Joseph Stone, February 10, 1953) is an American composer, primarily working in the field of live electronic music. His works have been performed in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, South America, and the Near East.