Socks and Ammo for hybrid piano, augmented drum-kit and live electronics, investigates novel methods of communication between laptop and performer, as well as performer and performer, in an improvisational setting using NeVIS (Networked Vibrotactile Improvisation System).
For more information on NeVIS:
Hayes, L and Michalakos, C. 2012. Imposing a Networked Vibrotactile Communication System for Improvisational Suggestion. Organised Sound, 17(1). 36-44. journals.cambridge.org/action/login
v1 performed at Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music, Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC), Queen's University Belfast, 9th April 2011.
v2 performed at Sound Festival, Aberdeen, 23rd October 2011.
v3 performed at the lunchtime concert series, Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC), Queen's University Belfast, 23rd February 2012.
released 03 April 2013
All material created & performed by:
Christos Michalakos - augmented drum-kit, laptop
Lauren Sarah Hayes - hybrid piano, laptop
Original live recording for SaA_v3 by Aled Edwards
Original live recording for Sav_v1/2 by Chris Corrigan
Mixing and Mastering by Můstek