Organ-machine-suguru goto


In the vocal era the musician was his own instrument. Instruments brought in a new technical factor: mechanical possibilities increased, and dynamics and frequency ranges were expanded. This gave rise to new and larger-scale forms of expression, although the process of expression itself became more and more dissociated from human beings…
- H. H. Stuckenschmidt, Twentieth Century Music

Suguru Goto is a concert violinist. He also performs wearing a body suit loaded with electronic sensors. These sensors feed movement information into a computer, where they are processed by Goto's algorithms, and coverted into sounds irreproducible by human movement. Goto's movements in his body suit are a form of rereading Deleuze & Guatarri's Mille Plateaux.

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