Friday, 7 August 2020

Music Machine 4 for 8 players

When the installation piece Music Machine 4 for 8 players was cancelled due to Covid-19 in March I looked for an alternative way of presenting it. In common with many people I discovered Zoom and thought that this would be a good way of getting it done. I got a eight people to agree to do it, delivered the kit to them (maintaining social distancing), sent them a video that showed how to set it all up, did a couple of small trial runs and finally recorded the whole thing last week. 

In my trial sessions with Zoom I discovered that while it is great for video and splitting the screen into eight sections it is not so good for sound. I had to do a lot of audio editing to achieve a good result. Here is the final video:

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