Tim's presentation will discuss the use of piezo electric pick-ups and looping for composing ambient sonic atmospheres.
Tim Kaiser is well known in the atmospheric experimental music scene for his blending of acousto-electric contraptions and Frankenstein electronics to create ethereal, layered drones. His sonic landscapes have been called 'experiments in adventurous art' and 'eclectic genius' by the likes of Make Magazine, Wired, the New Art Examiner and the Associated Press. Mr. Kaiser was featured on the PBS program MakeTV and has headlined numerous experimental music festivals in the US.
The Gearheads series invites local artists and musicians to discuss their customized equipment and the implementation of technology in their creative process. Each discussion will include a performance by the artist.
This activity is made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, thanks to appropriations from The McKnight Foundation and the Minnesota State Legislature's general and arts and cultural heritage funds.