Sonic diary & non-exhaustive kitchenette works [HERE]

Expert in electronic manoeuvrings and digital manipulations, Franck Smith has developped a series of personal views on sound aesthetic.
As a solo performer, or with the dual electronic unit Zn'shñ, his sonic activities display very specific works around hybrid phonocrafting
and noise manufacturing. View complete video channel [HERE]


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If possible use headphones when viewing video material or connect your computer to a quite decent sound system.

N.B. The following excerpts and previews are linked to Zviij's public channel on Youtube.
(Excerpts from studio session). Recording electronic drumtracks and glitchy beats — using Elektron Octatrack, Oktakontrol, Moog Cluster Flux, Moog Ring Modulator, Moog Analog Delay, Moog Slim Phatty w/ electronic digital percussion HandSonic HPD-20. Performed by Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2014 Kitchenette Work
Drumsynth manipulations
by Zviij
(Recording session)
March 2014

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(Excerpts from studio session). Recording electronic drumtracks and glitchy beats — using Elektron Octatrack, Oktakontrol, Moog Cluster Flux, Moog Ring Modulator, Tivoli Audio PAL AM/FM Radio and Vestax PMC-05 Pro III mixer. Performed by Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2014 Kitchenette Work
Radiophoniam habebat
by Zviij
(Recording session)
March 2014

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Elektron tapes (#9). Studies inspired by Aphex Twin, Autechre, Pan Sonic and Venetian Snares productions — using Elektron Octatrack, Moog Slim Phatty and Glamour Box. Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2012 Kitchenette Work
The Elektron Tapes (#9)
by Zviij
(Recording session)
November 2012

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Elektron tapes (#8). Studies inspired by Aphex Twin & Autechre productions — using Elektron Octatrack, Moog Slim Phatty and Oto Biscuit. Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2012 Kitchenette Work
The Elektron Tapes (#8)
by Zviij
(Recording session)
November 2012

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Glitchy drumming inspired by Aphex Twin & Venetian Snares productions w/ GlitchBreaks App. + Korg Kaoss Pad KP3 (x2) and Korg Kaoss Quad. Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2012 Kitchenette Work
Glitch Breaks & Drum-Screens
by Zviij
(Recording session)
October 2012

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Beat-making & sound-design w/ Moog Slim Phatty + Elektron Octatrack inspired by Autechre, Pan Sonic, Aphex Twin & Venetian Snares productions — also featuring Oto Biscuit, Korg Kaoss Pad KP3 and Vestax PMC-05 Pro III. Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2012 Kitchenette Work
Moog Slim Phatty + Elektron Octatrack
feat. Oto Biscuit

by Zviij
(Recording session)
January 2012

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Elektron tapes (#7). Studies inspired by Aphex Twin & Venetian Snares productions — using Elektron Monomachine SFX60+ Elektron Octatrack on Vestax PMC-05 Pro III. Also featuring Oto Biscuit + Korg Kaoss Pad KP3. Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2011 Kitchenette Work
The Elektron Tapes (#7)
by Zviij
(Recording session)
November 2011

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Elektron tapes (#6). Studies inspired by Aphex Twin & Venetian Snares productions — using Elektron Monomachine SFX60+ Elektron Octatrack w/ Pro X Fade coss-fader on Vestax PMC-05 Pro III. Also featuring Oto Biscuit + Korg Kaoss Pad KP3 (x2). Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2011 Kitchenette Work
The Elektron Tapes (#6)
by Zviij
(Recording session)
November 2011

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Elektron tapes (#5). Studies inspired by Aphex Twin & Venetian Snares productions — using Elektron Monomachine SFX60+ Elektron Octatrack w/ Pro X Fade coss-fader on Vestax PMC-05 Pro III. Also featuring Oto Biscuit, Korg Monotribe + Korg Kaoss Pad KP3 (x2). Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2011 Kitchenette Work
The Elektron Tapes (#5)
by Zviij
(Recording session)
November 2011

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Elektron tapes (#4). Studies inspired by Aphex Twin & Venetian Snares productions — using Elektron Monomachine SFX60+ Elektron Octatrack w/ Pro X Fade coss-fader on Vestax PMC-05 Pro III. Also featuring Oto Biscuit (w/ iPad as sound source) + Korg Kaoss Pad KP3 (x2). [Apps used on the iPad are: Moog's Animoog & MorphWiz]. Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2011 Kitchenette Work
The Elektron Tapes (#4)
by Zviij
(Recording session)
October 2011

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Elektron tapes (#3). Studies inspired by Aphex Twin & Venetian Snares productions — using Elektron Monomachine SFX60+ Elektron Octatrack w/ Pro X Fade coss-fader on Vestax PMC-05 Pro III. Also featuring Korg Kaoss Pad KP3 (x2) & Korg Kaoss quad. Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2011 Kitchenette Work
The Elektron Tapes (#3)
by Zviij
(Recording session)
September 2011

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Elektron tapes (#2). Studies inspired by Aphex Twin & Venetian Snares productions — using Elektron Monomachine SFX60+ Elektron Octatrack w/ Pro X Fade coss-fader on Vestax PMC-05 Pro III. Also featuring Korg Kaoss Pad KP3 (x2) & Korg Kaoss quad. Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2011 Kitchenette Work
The Elektron Tapes (#2)
by Zviij
(Recording session)
September 2011

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Elektron tapes (#1). Studies inspired by Aphex Twin & Venetian Snares productions — using Elektron Monomachine SFX60+ Elektron Octatrack w/ Pro X Fade coss-fader on Vestax PMC-05 Pro III. Also featuring Korg Kaoss Pad KP3 (x2) & Korg Kaoss quad. Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2011 Kitchenette Work
The Elektron Tapes (#1)
by Zviij
(Recording session)
September 2011

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Cutting Elektron Monomachine SFX60+ Elektron Octatrack w/ Pro X Fade coss-fader on Vestax PMC-05 Pro III. Also featuring Korg Kaoss Pad KP3 (x2) & Korg Kaoss quad. Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2011 Kitchenette Work
Pro X Fade Cross-Fader + Elektron Machines
by Zviij
(Recording session)
September 2011

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Elektron Monomachine SFX60+ Elektron Octatrack by sound artist & noise designer Zviij w/ Korg Kaoss Pad KP3 (x2), Korg Kaoss quad & feat. Oto Biscuit. Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2011 Kitchenette Work
Two Elektron Machines (...)
by Zviij
(Recording session)
August 2011

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Elektron Monomachine SFX60+ vs Elektron Octatrack by sound artist & noise designer Zviij w/ Korg Kaoss Pad KP3 (x2) and Korg Kaoss quad. Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2011 Kitchenette Work
Monomachine vs Octatrack
by Zviij
(Recording session)
July 2011

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Drumsynth playing work session by sound artist & noise designer Zviij w/ Elektron Octatrack, Akai XR20, Oto Biscuit, Korg Kaoss Pad, Korg Kaoss quad. Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2011 Kitchenette Work
Drumsynth playing
by Zviij
(Recording session)
May 2011

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Cuts from a live performance of Zviij in Brussels at "Bed & Beakfast" during Maldita Fiesta in May 2011. Featuring Elektron Octatrack, Korg Kaoss Pad, Korg Kaoss quad, Akai XR20, Apple iPad. Performed by sound artist & noise designer Zviij.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2011 Kitchenette Work
Zviij live in Brussels
at Bed & Breakfast
(Live)
May 2011

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Sound artist & noise designer Zviij plays. Audiotrack recorded/mixed w/ Elektron Octatrack, Kaoss Pad, Kaoss quad, Kaossilator Pro, Oto Biscuit. Video directed/produced by Rosebruit.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2011 Rosebruit/Kitchenette Work
Zviij plays...
(music video)
March 2011

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Zn'shñ : Tokyo Operations (Sept. 2010)

If possible use headphones when viewing the video material or connect your computer to a quite decent sound system.

N.B. The following excerpts and previews are linked to Zn'shñ's public channels on Youtube and Vimeo.
Live performance of Zn'shñ (Franck Smith & Elvire Bastendorff: electronics) + Morihide Sawada (drums, voice) @ Koenji High, Tokyo, Japan. (Recorded September 10th, 2010)

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ + Morihide Sawada
at Next Sunday, Tokyo, Japan
(Live) TOKYO OPERATIONS
September 2010

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Live performance of Zn'shñ (Franck Smith & Elvire Bastendorff: electronics) + Morihide Sawada (drums) @ Koenji High, Tokyo, Japan. (Recorded September 7th, 2010)

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ + Morihide Sawada
at Koenji High, Tokyo, Japan
(Live) TOKYO OPERATIONS
September 2010

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Live performance of dual electronic unit Zn'shñ (Franck Smith & Elvire Bastendorff) @ Flying Teapot, Tokyo, Japan. (Recorded September 9th, 2010)

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ
at Flying Teapot, Tokyo, Japan
(Live) TOKYO OPERATIONS
September 2010

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Live performance of dual electronic unit Zn'shñ (Franck Smith & Elvire Bastendorff) @ Nana-hari, Tokyo, Japan. (Recorded September 16th, 2010)

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ
at Nana-hari, Tokyo, Japan
(Live) TOKYO OPERATIONS
September 2010

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Live performance of Zn'shñ (Franck Smith & Elvire Bastendorff: electronics) + Kouhei Harada (computer) @ Shibuya Lush, Tokyo, Japan. (Recorded September 8th, 2010)

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ + Kouhei Harada
at Shibuya Lush, Tokyo, Japan
(Live) TOKYO OPERATIONS
September 2010

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Live performance during Test Tone 61: Intersecting Streams of Consciousness @ SuperDeluxe, Tokyo, Japan. Featuring: Zn'shñ (Franck Smith & Elvire Bastendorff: electronics) + A Qui Avec Gabriel (accordion) + Cal Lyall (hydrophone)... Recorded September 14th, 2010

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ + A Qui Avec Gabriel + Cal Lyall
at SuperDeluxe, Tokyo, Japan
(Live) TOKYO OPERATIONS
September 2010

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Selected cuts from a live performance mixing bowed metal objects, cymbals, prepared drums w/ electronic textures + piano/cello free playing... Recorded September 17th 2010 at Jazz Spot Candy, Chiba City, Japan

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
UKIGUMO (Yamagishi/Vincent/Smith)
at Jazz Spot Candy, Chiba City, Japan
(Live)
September 2010

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Documents & Archives (2008-2010)

If possible use headphones when viewing the video material or connect your computer to a quite decent sound system.

N.B. The following excerpts and previews are linked to Smith's public channels on Youtube and Vimeo.
Rehearsals by Zn'shñ (Elvire Bastendorff & Franck Smith). Contents: 8-bit processing, Lo-Fi, minimal pulses, analog electronics, signal trajectory, glitch, clicks, analog oscillators, drone, noise manufacturing...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ : Double electronic music III
(Rehearsals)
July 2010

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A full electronic soundtrack accompanying the eponymous silent movie inspired by Butoh performances & iconography, realized by Elvire Bastendorff & Franck Smith. Contents: subltle noise machinery, refined glitchy pulses & sophisticated bitcrushing...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ : Butoh sweets
(Video of electronic soundtrack studio recording)
June 2010

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Double electronic music by Zn'shñ (Elvire Bastendorff & Franck Smith). Contents: 8-bit processing, Lo-Fi, minimal pulses, analog electronics, signal trajectory, glitch, clicks, analog oscillators, drone, noise manufacturing...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ : double electronic music
(Trailer)
June 2010

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Biscuit by Oto Machines is a 8-bit effects/processor allowing precise Lo-Fi treatments and rate frequency downgrading. Used here with drum synth mixing adapted turntable drumming technics w/ video-game esthetic and real-time electronic beat-making.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Biscuiting w/ a pinky drum synth by Franck Smith
(Trailer)
April 2010

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Bitcrushing analog oscillators Sleepdrone 5 w/ 8-bit processor Biscuit by Oto Machines. (N.B. some sections aso include 2 Sherman Filterbank - not shown on screen). Contents: 8-bit processing, Lo-Fi, minimal pulses, analog electronics, signal trajectory, glitch, clicks, analog oscillators, noise manufacturing...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Bitcrushing Sleepdrone w/ Oto Biscuit by Franck Smith
(Test)
March 2010

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Testing hybrid Lo-Fi/8-bit processor Biscuit by Oto Machines w/ Sleepdrone 5 as sound source and 2x Sherman Filterbank 2. Contents: glitchy patterns minimal pulses, analog electronics, signal trajectory, analog oscillators, noise manufacturing...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Lo-Fi / 8-bit processor Biscuit w/ Sleepdrone
& Filterbank by Franck Smith

(Test)
March 2010

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Testing hybrid 8-bit effects/processor Biscuit by Oto Machines w/ Sleepdrone 5 as sound source and 2x Sherman Filterbank 2. Contents: glitchy patterns minimal pulses, analog electronics, signal trajectory, analog oscillators, noise manufacturing...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
8-bit fx/processor Biscuit (out of the box + test)
w/ Sleepdrone & Filterbank by Franck Smith

(Test)
March 2010

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Contents: electronic pulses, glitchy patterns, analog electronics, bird chirping, bass w/ arco, signal trajectory, glitch, clicks, analog oscillators, alternative beat making, noise manufacturing...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Analog pulses & glitchy patterns by Franck Smith
(Test)
March 2010

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Contents: minimal pulses, subtle beats transformation, glitchy patterns, analog electronics, signal trajectory, glitch, clicks, analog oscillators, noise manufacturing...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
A pair of Sherman Filterbank 2 "addiction guaranteed!"
verified by Franck Smith

(Test)
February 2010

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Modified bass drum trigger w/ Glamour Box/Sleepdrone 5 analog oscillators and Sherman Filterbank 2. Contents: signal trajectory, glitch, noise manufacturing...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Signal-to-noise ratio (1) analog electronics by Franck Smith
(Test)
February 2010

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Contents: drum pattern rehearsals, tuning electronics, beat making.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Digital percussives — a portrait of Franck Smith at work (2)
(Trailer)
January 2010

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Contents: drum tracks production, tuning electronics, live programming, real time sequencing, beat making, percussion recording, hybrid soloing, fx setting.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Electronic percussion — a portrait of Franck Smith at work
(Trailer)
January 2010

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Real-time beat making & hybrid electronics using custom drum-kits settings on Wavedrum (wd-x) percussion synth + Sherman Filterbank 2 & Moog Ring Modulator.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Beat making recording on Wavedrum (wd-x)
(Test)
January 2010

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Custom drum kits settings on Wavedrum (wd-x) dynamic percussion synth + analog filter Sherman Filterbank 2.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Wavedrum (wd-x) percussion synth w/ Filterbank 2
(Test)
January 2010

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Mixing adapted turntable drumming and scratching technics on Handsonic HPD-15 w/ video-game esthetic and real-time electronic beat-making.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2010 Kitchenette Work
Testing Handsonic HPD-15 w/ Filterbank 2
(Trailer)
January 2010

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Cuts from "Patterns & pleasure" event — mixing adapted turntable drumming and scratching technics on Handsonic HPD-15 w/ video-game esthetic and real-time electronic beat-making.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Franck Smith solo performance @ STEIM
(Amsterdam)
December 2009

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Analog oscillators Glamour Box & Sleepdrone 5 (both by King Capitol Punishment) used w/ 3 Moog's Moogerfoogers. Contents: signal trajectory, glitch, clicks, noise manufacturing, phonocrafting...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Sleepdrone 5 & Glamour Box w/ ...
(Test)
November 2009

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Selected electronic setups used by dual electronic Zn'sh (Elvire Bastendorff & Franck Smith) in 2008-2009 for recording contexts and live performances.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ plays Zn'shñ ...
(Trailer)
2008-2009

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Testing the dual analog oscillator Glamour Box w/ Tenori-On & Bass Murf . Contents: signal trajectory, glitch, clicks, noise manufacturing, phonocrafting...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Glamour Box w/ ...
(Test)
November 2009

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Dual micro pulses (test session) by Zn'shñ w/ Sleepdrone 5, Dual Tone Generator & analog filters. Contents : micro-pulses, clicks, glitches, square wave, oscillators...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ : (micro) pulses
(Test)
September 2009

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Testing Sleepdrone 5 w/ Jomox MBase 01, Sherman Filterbank 2, Jomox M-Resonator + Tenori on. Contents : analog filtering, micro-pulses, clicks, glitches...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Sleepdrone 5 w/ MBase 01 ...
(Test)
September 2009

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Sleepdrone 5 w/ Sherman Filterbank 2, Jomox M-Resonator + Tenori-On. Contents : analog filtering, micro-pulses, clicks, glitches...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Sleepdrone 5 w/ Filterbank ...
(Test)
August 2009

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The "Sleepdrone5" is a four oscillator drone machine. Output of the oscillators are summed together and inter-(ring)modulated into a fifth "mix out" with master volume control. This test uses only the main output.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Sleepdrone 5
(Test)
Paris, August 2009

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Blips & clicks w/ MBase 01, Filterbank 2, M-Resonator + manipulations via Korg mini KP and TENORI-ON. Contents : analog filtering, micro-pulses, blips & clicks, glitches...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Blips & clicks w/...
(Test)
Paris, July 2009

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Analog bass drum module Jomox MBase 01 w/ Sherman Filterbank 2, Jomox M-Resonator + manipulations via Korg Kaoss Pad KP3 and TENORI-ON. Contents : triggering, analog filtering, micro-pulses....

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Analog bass drum module w/...
(Test)
Paris, July 2009

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Triggering Jomox MBase 01 w/ Sherman Filterbank 2, Jomox M-Resonator + manipulations via Korg Kaoss Pad KP3, Benfox Psycho Generator and TENORI-ON. Contents : triggering, analog filtering, micro-pulses...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
MBase 01 (analog) triggering w/...
(Test)
Paris, July 2009

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Triggering Jomox MBase 01 w/ Sherman Filterbank 2, Jomox M-Resonator + manipulations via Korg Kaoss Pad KP3, Benfox Psycho Generator and TENORI-ON. Contents : triggering, analog filtering, micro-pulses...

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Triggering w/ Filterbank...
(Test)
Paris, July 2009

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Glitches by Zn'shñ (Elvire Bastendorff & Franck Smith). Recorded in Paris, June 2009. Contents : digitalisms, minimal electronics, click & glitch, soundtrack production, noise manufacturing.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ : Glitches
(Trailer)
Paris, June 2009

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Digitalisms by Zn'shñ (Elvire Bastendorff & Franck Smith). Recorded in Paris, April 2009. Contents : digitalisms, minimal electronics, click & glitch, soundtrack production, noise manufacturing.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ : Digitalisms
(Trailer)
Paris, April 2009

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Creating electronic "vinylistic" pulses and digital percussion patterns w/ traditional samples from middle-Orient. Contents : analog filtering, micro-pulses, timbric percussion patterns, ethnic digital drum machine, real-time vinyl textures rendition, loop capture inserts.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
The Sherman/Moog "vinylistic" pulses
(Recording session)
Paris, March 2009

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Using traditional percussion samples. Contents : filtering, micro-pulses, timbric percussion patterns, ethnic digital drum machine.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Ethnic digital drum machine
(Recording session)
Paris, March 2009

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Rehearsals (3/3) for a series of pieces based on digital adaptations of John Cage's experiments for prepared piano and Conlon Nancarrow's studies for player piano.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Pianola(s) interludes on TENORI-ON(s)
(Recording session)
Paris, February 2009

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Rehearsals (2/3) for a series of pieces based on digital adaptations of John Cage's experiments for prepared piano and Conlon Nancarrow's studies for player piano.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Prepared piano works on TENORI-ON(s)
(Recording session)
Paris, February 2009

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Rehearsals (1/3) for a series of pieces based on digital adaptations of John Cage's experiments for prepared piano and Conlon Nancarrow's studies for player piano.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Mechanical piano pieces on TENORI-ON(s)
(Recording session)
Paris, February 2009

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First test and preparatory works to a series of pieces inspired by John Cage's experiments for prepared piano and Conlon Nancarrow's studies for player piano.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Studies for two TENORI-ON(s)
(Recording session)
Paris, February 2009

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Testing Tapstereo iPhone App. w/ TENORI-ON and analog filters

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
TENORI-ON w/ Tapstereo App.
(Recording session)
Paris, January 2009

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Zn'shñ (Elvire Bastendorff & Franck Smith) live at Mudam Luxembourg, Musée d'art moderne Grand-Duc Jean. Recorded January 14th 2009.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2009 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ at Mudam 2009
(Live recording)
Luxembourg, January 2009

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VIDEO [09:56]

EXCERPT 1 [03:06]
EXCERPT 2 [04:07]
Zn'shñ (Elvire Bastendorff & Franck Smith) live at Mudam Luxembourg, Musée d'art moderne Grand-Duc Jean. Recorded December 10th 2008.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Zn'shñ at Mudam
(Live recording)
Luxembourg, December 2008

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VIDEO [08:09]

EXCERPT 1 [04:20]
EXCERPT 2 [04:08]
[7:40]


© 2009 Kitchenette Work
TENORI-ON w/ Bloom App.

January 2009

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[6:34]


© 2009 Kitchenette Work
TENORI-ON w/ Oscillator App.

January 2009

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[9:24]


© 2009 Kitchenette Work
TENORI-ON : Echo tuning

January 2009

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[3:48]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
TENORI-ON : Piano glitch studies

December 2008

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[8:45]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
TENORI-ON w/ Benfox BEN HF

December 2008

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[3:39]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
TENORI-ON w/ Benfox Pyscho Generator

December 2008

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[5:34]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
TENORI-ON : Digital cutting

Novembre 2008

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[9:59]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
TENORI-ON w/ Vintage drum machines samples

Novembre 2008

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Documents & Archives (2003-2008)

If possible use headphones when viewing the video material or connect your computer to a quite decent sound system.

N.B. The following excerpts and previews are linked to Odiolorgnette's channel on Youtube.
A new series of real-time electronics and mixing manipulations by Smith well-versed into turntablism adapted technics and early video-games soundtracks.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2008 Kitchenette Work
[wav_sister]
(Complete practice sessions)
Paris, September 2008

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Preparatory work to Zn'shñ.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Nympheas
(Recording session)
Paris, July 2008

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Preparatory work to Zn'shñ.

Personal audiovisual document
© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Onyx
(Recording session)
Paris, June 2008

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Trailer of a solo performance for digital percussive devices and electronics.

Extract filmed from the audience
© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Untitled
(Concert at Le Local)
Paris, February 2008

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Performance at "Petit laboratoire expérimental de musiques" (1st edition). Real-time electronics and excerpts of Japanese Noh Theatre.

Extract filmed from the audience
© 2005 Kitchenette Work
Palimpsest factory
(Concert at Petit Labo)
Luxembourg, Juin 2005

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Solo set using electronic percussive devices, digital sampling, radio inserts and inedit extracts of Pygmy music on magnetic tape.

Extract filmed from the audience
© 2004 Kitchenette Work
Vinylist's complex
(Concert at Lèche-vitrines)
Paris, November 2004

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Live recording focusing on electronic percussion and digital manipulation.

A 27mn film by Ismaël Castan
© 2005 Kitchenette Work
Echoïdal remix
(Concert at Eglise St-Eustache)
Paris, October 2005


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CHAPTER 1
CHAPTER 6
A mix of real-time electronics and turntable adapted technics with Pygmy music, Japanese Noh theatre, Tibetan horns, neo-metal and free aesthetics...

A 23mn film by Julien Smith
© 2003 Kitchenette Work
Electronic manoeuvrings
(Studio demo)
Paris, October 2003


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Last one of a series of three solo concerts in Montmartre Museum Garden. Extends some aspects of live manipulation expressed in "Electronic manoeuvrings". This digital melting of percussive devices, noise and turntablism is an open-form composition using Pygmy music, Japanese Noh theatre, Tibetan horns, neo-metal, Jewish traditional songs and radio inserts.

A 55mn film by Elvire Bastendorff
© 2004 Kitchenette Work
Mixology II
(Concert at Montmartre Museum Garden)
Paris, July 2004


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EXTRACT 1
EXTRACT 2

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First attempts of real-time electronics and turntable adapted technics at home...

A 20mn film by Julien Smith
© 2003 Kitchenette Work
Electronic manoeuvrings Version 1
(Demo)
Paris, February 2003

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Selected videos from Handsonic diary (2006-2008)

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N.B. The following excerpts and previews are linked to Odiolorgnette's channel on Youtube.
[1:03]


© 2006 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary #1

April 2006

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[4:40]


© 2007 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary #2

February 2007

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[6:36]


© 2007 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary #5

March 2007

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[5:59]


© 2007 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary #7

April 2007

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[5:19]


© 2007 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary #10

May 2007

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[5:00]


© 2007 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary #11

July 2007

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[6:07]


© 2007 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary #12

September 2007

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[1:26]


© 2007 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary #15

December 2007

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[7:22]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary #18
(Imaginary chamber music, n°1)
January 2008

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[7:16]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary #19
(Imaginary chamber music, n°2)
January 2008

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[3:41]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary #20
(Imaginary chamber music, n°3)
January 2008

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[9:59]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary : Tracking

February 2008

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[1:55]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary : N°2 of Tracking

February 2008

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[7:02]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary #22

March 2008

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[6:02]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary #23 : Balinese studies

March 2008

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[5:01]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary #25 : Patterns

March 2008

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[7:47]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary : N°3 of Tracking

April 2008

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[4:40]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary : Percussive devices

April 2008

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[6:25]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary : Analog delay studies

August 2008

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[2:57]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Handsonic diary : Choreographic pieces

September 2008

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Qiipnm'id Yorgomnüg's Handsonic rehearsals

If possible use headphones when viewing the video material or connect your computer to a quite decent sound system.

N.B. The following excerpts and previews are linked to Odiolorgnette's channel on Youtube.
[9:42]


© 2007 Kitchenette Work
Rehearsal #4

October 2007

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[9:17]


© 2007 Kitchenette Work
Rehearsal #5

October 2007

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[6:15]


© 2007 Kitchenette Work
Rehearsal #6

October 2007

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[7:05]


© 2007 Kitchenette Work
Rehearsal #7

October 2007

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[8:19]


© 2007 Kitchenette Work
Rehearsal #8

October 2007

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[6:27]


© 2008 Kitchenette Work
Rehearsal #11

April 2008

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