mixed amplified ensemble + integrated electronics


bass clarinet, e-guitar, string drums, percussion, cello + integrated electronics

Duration: 12’54 

Commissioned by Distractfold with support from the Canada Council for the Arts.

Written in close collaboration with Distractfold, featuring:

Rocío Bolaños - bass clarinet (w transposition pedals)
Daniel Brew - electric guitar
Linda Jankowska - bowed kick + snare drums (drums outfitted with bridges + strings)
Christian Smith - bowed kick drum (as above) + other percussion
Alice Purton - cello (w transposition pedals)
Sabrina Schroeder - transducers (bass drum, floor tom, and plywood cubes performed via live-manipulated sound waves through transducers).

Transducer performance interface developed with programming and design support from Josiah Oberholtzer, and from Michael Acker of the Experimentalstudio de SWR Freiburg.

Premiered by Distractfold at the 48th Internationale Ferienkurse (Darmstadt, Germany) August 7th, 2016

Performed by Distractfold co-produced by BBC Radio 3 and the Cut & Splice Festival at Hallé St Peter’s (Manchester, UK) March 11th, 2017.

Performed by Distractfold in the Rainy Days Festival at the Grand Théatre, Philharmonie Luxembourg in collaboration with lighting artist Yaron Abulafia.


Upcoming performances by Distractfold:

Gothenburg Concert Hall (Gothenburg, Sweden) - 2020