FLO in Tele-Improvisation: Intercultural Interaction in the Online Global Music Jam Session

Roger Mills, the founder of the network music ensemble Ethernet Orchestra (EO), just published a new book Tele-Improvisation: Intercultural Interaction in the Online Global Music Jam Session, featuring, amongst other things, the extracts from the interviews with musicians, composers and telematic performers (including the interview with Nela about the Female Laptop Orchestra project!). There has been some talk about EO and …

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FLO at SARC 2018

Visiting Sonic Arts Research Centre to talk about female-led music technology initiatives around the world, as well as perform Transmusicking II (the second in the Transmusicking series) was a real treat!!! Franziska Schroeder (SARC), Liz Dobson (University of Huddersfield/ Yorkshire Sound Women Network (YSWN) and Ada Mathea Hoel (WoNoMute), joined FLO for the very first time, …

FLO at Audio Mostly 2017

Following our collaboration with the Zagreb Flute Ensemble (ZAF), we started planning a new performance with the WiMT (Women in Music Tech), an organization co-founded by Anna Xambó and Léa Ikkache at Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology. Ximena was unable to join us, as having been awarded a prestigious Marie Skłodowska Curie Individual Fellowship (huge …

FLO+ZAF at ORIS House of Architecture 2016

Sunday 18 December 2016 was a special date indeed! It marked the longest project FLO ever did, culminating in the most interesting artistic collaboration between: 10 classically trained musicians playing 4 different types of flutes based in Zagreb (Zagreb Flute Ensemble), 1 classically trained music composer based in Banja Luka (David Mastikosa), 1 classically trained …

FLO at ALL2016

Following the inaugural performance of In Transglashphõnē, in which we successfully streamed 8-channels of audio in real-time from London to São Paulo, we decided to do a follow-up performance as part of the Art Language Location festival (ALL2016). As part of the performance, we used real-time bi-directional streaming of 'nomadic voices' between London (QMUL) and Cambridge (Anglia …

FLO at CMMR2016

On 6 July 2016, we attempted our first ever fully telematic performance, by performing In Transglashphõnē at the music studios at QMUL, London, UK and streaming the performance in real-time using Jack Audio and 8-channels to CMMR2016 conference, taking place at the University of São Paulo in Brazil. The aim of In Transglashphõnē was to explore our “nomadic voices” as migrant women …

FLO at PQ2015

Turns out, doing a performance at Klang 2015 in Durham was a 'piece of cake' compared to the Sound Kitchen 2015 performance, FLO team flew out to do a few weeks later, as part of PQ2015 in Prague. Long story short ... Testing Day 1: Butt software does not recognise Alesis iO2 audio interface ... erm ... …