Sunday, 14 November 2010
Drum machine playing on Octapad (by Franck Smith)
Drum machine playing on Roland Octapad SPD-30.
Performed by Franck Smith © 2010
Biography: Multi-instrumentalist and noise manufacturer using electronic devices, digital percussives, vinyls, anvils, gongs, sirens, drums, piano... also (un)known as Ijnveïq de Ernestine, Tlü Ejtko, Phrenq, Qiipnm'id Yorgomnüg... Franck Smith runs the private recording collection Odiolorgnette and works as an independant artist in electronic fields, experimental audiovisual contexts and soundtrack production... Member of the dual electronic unit Zn'shñ and co-founder of audiovisual production Rosebruit... On his Odiolorgnette collection Franck Smith publishes a catalog of hybrid recordings from personal studies on Pygmy polyphony, cartoon/video-game music to Butoh dance and Noh theater soundtracking via pure experimentation, noise and radical electronic... With Zn'shñ he recently played in Japan for a series of concerts in Tokyo around the cd release "Butoh sweets (Adventures in dance, flour and colours)"... With Rosebruit he works on new performances involving experimental VJing, film making and electronic music...
N.B.— both Zn'shñ and Rosebruit are collaborative projects with visual artist and sound-activist Elvire Bastendorff.
Recent discographic works:
* Zn'shñ, "Butoh sweets" (odl.9173-659)
* Franck Smith, "Théorème de point fixe" (odl.9173-658)
* Zn'shñ, "II" (odl.9173-657)
* Zn'shñ, "++" (odl.9173-656)
IF POSSIBLE USE HEADPHONES WHEN VIEWING VIDEO MATERIAL OR CONNECT YOUR COMPUTER TO A QUITE DECENT SOUND SYSTEM.