A series of very abstract compositions, for which the source material was generated through additive synthesis with pure sine tones. The pitch, envelope and volume of 100 oscillators was controlled via algorithms to create a wide variety of sounds and sonic evolutions. A selection of those sounds was then further processed and combined in several layers in a more intuitive way.
Best listened to on good quality speakers or headphones on moderate volume. Contains a lot very high and low frequencies which will not reproduce correctly on cheap speakers like the ones builtin in laptops or smartphones.
In the piece ‘Myoelastic’, written for an dedicated to Françoise Vanhecke, i tried to explore all possibilities of her ISFV singing technique, along with all kind of other sounds the voice can produce. The piece starts out with natural breath sounds, which gradually become voiced and finally evolve a ISFV ‘muliphonic’ sound. In the next passage, rhythmic tongue clicking is alternated with different kinds of inhaling techniques, varying from pure sounds to multiphonics and heavily distorted sounds, also making gradual transitions in between them. Next comes a passage with continuous fast arpeggio’s, alternating between normal and inhaling singing as a vocal alternative to circular breathing. The piece ends with bocca chiusa inhaling chromatic descending lines, fading out into silence
On Friday October 7th i’m presentinga new piecec on Autumn Waves, a weekend of electro-acoustic concerts at Project(ion) Room in Brussel, organized by FeBeME-BeFEM (the Belgian Federation of Electroacoustic Music)
Music with conches, a robot orchestra and two spinning dancers: STUK presents a family spectacle with three small performances for children and adults alike. The quartet Spiral Consort brings playful compositions with real natural shells, inspired by jazz, brassband, classical and baroque music. Dance company tout petit takes you on a virtuoso game of turning patterns, propelled by a pulsating soundscape. The one and only Logos Robotorkest rounds off the afternoon with short compositions for automatic musical instruments. TIMING Het volledige programma duurt ongeveer 45 minuten. The full programme takes about 45 minutes.
Logos Robotorkest – Kristof Lauwers, Study #8, for <Psch> (3’30”) Tout Petit – DRAAI (15’) Logos Robotorkest – Godfried-Willem Raes, Block Temple (3′) Spiral Consort (15’) Logos Robotorkest – Kristof Lauwers, Study #18 voor klein robot kwartet (6′)
The LP/book ’50 years of Logos’ was published on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Stichting Logos. The book contains contributions by authors who reflect on their experiences with Logos. The LP contains recordings of various artists who are or have been active within Logos.
Authors: Jean Paul Van Bendegem, Warren Burt, Moniek Darge, Laura Maes, Dirk Moelants, Douglas Quin, Jacques Rémus
Composers on the LP: Attr-X, Kris De Baerdemacker, Moniek Darge, Kristof Lauwers, Logos Duo, Logos Ensemble, Logos Women, Laura Maes, Godfried-Willem Raes, Xavier Verhelst
On Saturday October 26th i’m presenting two new pieces on Autumn Waves, a weekend of electro-acoustic concerts at Project(ion) Room in Brussel, organized by FeBeME-BeFEM (the Belgian Federation of Electroacoustic Music)