The idea for my next piece for the Laptop Orchestra of Louisiana is one based off several ideas: pseudo-improvisation, live sampling and manipulation, sound discovery, and sonic environments; and draws from a few interests of mine outside of ‘music composition’.
My very first thought was simply to create a multi-sampler that would be used in a piece that was an on-the-fly Dance/House piece. Where members of the ensemble would have objects and instruments in front of them, to sample and manipulate. And over the course 5-6 minutes a strongly pulsed live club mix would emerge. [That’s […]