Robert van Heumen Composer Improvisor Laptop-Instrumentalist Sound-Designer
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Live electronica 51


is back with a vengeance. After a break of more than 2,5 years their music is even better than before. The difference? No predefined structures, all free improv. But still making sense.

There is the new cd .next and they're touring the US and Europe.

The electronic audio-visual trio SKIF++ is a collaboration of Jeff Carey (laptop SuperCollider), Robert van Heumen (laptop LiSa) and Bas van Koolwijk (laptop Max/MSP/Jitter). Sound gets processed into video and back, ranging from sonic bursts to melodic melancholy, using joysticks and selfmade controllers to keep it all in line (most of the time). Every SKIF++ performance is improvised, but based on structures that give each set its distinct character.

[ website ] [ SK03 Video (2007) ]

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