I’ve performed live chip music since 2001, which means that there is usually a Commodore 64 involved. You could say that I basically do four different types of performances:
█ improvised shows where I play on a C64 and do most of the sounds and sequencing live. Sometimes even 100% – starting with an empty music program.
█ robot music is a recent project where I incorporate a robot hand, or the robot hand incorporates me.
█ the acid-pop-funk-hardcore sets usually gets the brain dance going.
█ interactive shows is where the audience gets to control what I do, in various ways.
SWÄG is a top notch crew in Finland, that organized a gig with me way back in 2006. Now I'm playing at SWÄG's 15 year anniversary in Tampere in June. Looks like a great event with people like Eero Johannes, Auvrel, Andy Stott and Droid Eater. Faceböök
Me, the robot and PET.CORP will do an audiovisual live set at Spaceblanket in Hong Kong on March 2! It's part of an exhibition by PET.CORP and it also involves a celebration of our Shirbum album+shirt project. More info here.
I'm playing at Erica Synths Garage in Riga this Friday. It'll be a C64-improv most likely spaced out chill out techno dub, and probably together with a magic mystery guest. Ben Rasinger and Jacob Remin are also performing and the whole thing starts at 18.00 CET. The...
I'm playing at P300% DRAIN BAMAGE in a few weeks along with Company Fuck, Xäcksecks, FTK Soundsystem (filer till kaffet), Håkan Hellstorm, Cybo + Reclaim the Tant, Fuck you Hitler, and secret guests and so on. Come on down and twist and shout in 250 BPM!
I'm playing Chipwrecked Festival this summer, a chip music festival on a small island between Sweden and Poland. So far only a few artists have been announced, but if it's anything like the previous years there will be a loooong list of acts. Bornholm, muffakaz!
I'm doing a presentation called HOW 8-BIT MACHINES CHANGED ELECTRONIC MUSIC at Robert Johnson Theorie in Frankfurt, on 20 October (not 13 as it said before). I will do some critical history on computer music and trackers, as well as the cultures around...