Author Archives: Jan
During performance, I enter a special mode of being; something I will refer to as ‘performance mode’. What is a mode, and what makes this mode different from other states? Entering the Performance State For me, the transition takes place … Continue reading
Experimental improvisation to explore my electro-acoustic setup of gesture controllers and sound manglers (M4L, Max, MiniBee) for live electro-acoustic improvisation. Whistling & humming at the kitchen table transformed into some wilder manipulated sounds; extensively pitch-shifting. No pre-recorded sounds. I think … Continue reading
Experimental improvisation to explore my electro-acoustic setup of gesture controllers and sound manglers (M4L, Max, MiniBee) for live electro-acoustic improvisation. Layering Pataphone, Theremin (focus not on tuning 😉 and Soprano Sax, I’m building the soundscape live and manipulate it (with … Continue reading
Experimental improvisation to explore my electro-acoustic setup of gesture controllers and sound manglers (M4L, Max, MiniBee) for live electro-acoustic improvisation. This is one of the first times I tried it with my soprano saxophone. Controlling- and playing modes here still … Continue reading
The goal of my research is to develop an intuitive control- and sound manipulation system for improvised electro-acoustic music performance My goal is to improve and expand certain aspects of my instrumental practices and live setup, making it a flexible … Continue reading
I remember a day in spring. I sat on a bench at the Amstel near STEIM and noticed the pink wires coming out of the palm of my hand, running to a small device attached to its back, and felt … Continue reading
In the Electro Acoustic Sessions festival at the Grand Theatre in Groningen (18 and 19 may), the theremin will be featured in a couple of performances. Which in itself is already great 😉 I’m particularly happy though that I’ll also … Continue reading
At MusicHackday Amsterdam on march 23 & 24 2012, I developed the MusixMatchMoogMaxMSP (aka MMMMM), the ThereminKaraokeSystem. This system allows the user to browse the MusixMatch library for lyrics & subtitles, and then “sings” them by theremin-controlled VoiceSynthesis. The perfect solution for those … Continue reading
Upcoming concert; confusingly automated DIY strings vs electronically alienated wind instruments… Looking forward!
People in Groningen these days have some chances to witness a live performance by AUSPUTZER, my [after 1 year still] new band, featuring Meindert Talma on voice / piano, Corneel Canters on drums and Fons Sluyter on double bass. As … Continue reading
A dance performance by Roni Haver & Guy Weizman (Club Guy & Roni) running at the Staatstheater in Oldenburg (Germany). “The almost erotic tension that lies in the search for the truth in science as in spirituality is the basis for … Continue reading
Finishing section of a 20min live solo performance at Sonorama in Arnhem, somewhere in 2002. Starts with Theremin (my old, self-built Paia Theremin) and ends with Pataphone. Back then, my setup contained electronics, but no laptop..
In the period from february till may 2010, I’ll be on tour through the Netherlands – not continuously, but regularly. I’ve performed together with writer Christine Otten quite a lot in the past few years. For this tour however, called … Continue reading
Happy 2010 from Club Guy & Roni from Jan Klug on Vimeo.
Piazza Garibaldi Pataphone Concert from Jan Klug on Vimeo. This small concert i performed when visiting Spoleto for the fucinaOFF festival 2008 ( fucinaoff.net ). Well, actually this is one of the clips that i made to use as a background video … Continue reading
…with a spectacular party! More info on the festival: FucinaOFF
bodyPONG by Jan Klug @Clash’07 festival from Jan Klug on Vimeo.
Noodle Names – Gedignag ’08 trailer from Jan Klug on Vimeo. Short trailer i made for the ‘gedignag’ poetry night at club Vera for the poetry marathon ’08 in Groningen, the Netherlands. Featuring Hanneke Jasper as the beautiful soup girl!! … Continue reading
Animal Lover from Jan Klug on Vimeo.