Primitivism - ideas?

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Primitivism - ideas?

Post by tom Cadillac » Fri Apr 24, 2015 10:03 pm

I have been developing a live set the last few months using toy keyboards (casio SA 35, Rapman etc), simple drone synths made by Micchael Rucci, an old Zoom st224 sampler, some lunchbeats and other simple electronic instruments. I'm really enjoying getting as far away from high speced synths as possible. It seems also fashionable here in NZ. I wondered if any one else was striving for a primitive simplicity in their live stuff and what kind of set ups they were using?
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Re: Primitivism - ideas?

Post by Cumulus » Sun Apr 26, 2015 4:16 am

I have be one several shows using Casio SK-1, Casio CK-500, Mattell Synsnics drums, Beat Blenders, Nintendo Gameboy, circuit bent kid's toys, etc.

It's a lot of fun pushing these little devices to their limits and making music with them.

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Re: Primitivism - ideas?

Post by Stab Frenzy » Sun Apr 26, 2015 5:55 am

Check out the band Toy Death from Sydney about 10 years ago.

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Re: Primitivism - ideas?

Post by ppg_wavecomputer » Sun Apr 26, 2015 10:11 am

tom Cadillac wrote: [...] I wondered if any one else was striving for a primitive simplicity in their live stuff and what kind of set ups they were using?
I was trying to several years ago (coincidentally with a Rapman, too, plus some outboard loopers and processors), and while I was amazed at some of the results, I found it a bit too primitive and too limiting. Interesting as an experiment, but ultimately not very satisfying.

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Re: Primitivism - ideas?

Post by Peopleunderthesun » Sun Apr 26, 2015 12:13 pm

Made this album with an Echoplex, Casios and a Jen sx1000

http://peopleunderthesun.bandcamp.com/a ... al-voyager

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