• M. Ostrovski, A. Welmer, I. Goldsneiden, A. Harvey, and A. Beeston, “Kraakgeluiden,” in Overtoom 301, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Improvisation (laptop). 7 Mar, 2005.
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    author = {Ostrovski, Matt and Welmer, Anna and Goldsneiden, Isaac and Harvey, Amy and Beeston, Amy},
    title = {{Kraakgeluiden}},
    year = {2005},
    booktitle = {Overtoom 301},
    address = {Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Improvisation (laptop). 7 Mar},
    link = {},
    month = mar

In a venue known for its ‘weekly improv laboratory,’ the performers meet and introduce themselves to each other for the first time just one hour before the show begins. Sound-checking over, the audience files in, and the players emerge.

Voice, clarinet and trumpet are joined by two laptops and a variety of microphones, speakers and other electronic gadgets: sensor gloves, pressure pads and self-made machines. Alone, in pairs, and sometimes with all five performers together, the controller data joins the audio stream feeding live into the various software audio processors, and the show begins…

daniel zimmel from bonn, germany [CC BY-SA 2.0 (]
Amy Beeston