Alexander Schubert - Your Fox's A Dirty Gold
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For solo performer with voice, motion sensors, electric guitar and live-electronics
14'
2011

Premiered by Frauke Aulbert
December 1st 2011
At Klangwerktage, Hamburg.


"Your Fox's A Dirty Gold" is an interactive performance piece for a singer with motion sensors, electric guitar, live-electronics and lights.

"Fox" is what you could describe as a modern pop song (a love song actually). It incorporates elements of contemporary and experimental electronic music in the domain of pop music.

The concept is to link all involved elements to the movement and gestures of the performer. This allows the singer to control, trigger and shape in time all technical and musical parts of the composition in real time. The software MAX/MSP is used to control the live electronics and the DMX lights. They are driven by the upper body movement of the singer and the electric guitar interface.
The aim of this technical concept is to establish an embodiment of the involved electronic apexes of the piece in order to make it perceivable and controllable like a regular acoustic instrument.