Some objects seem particularly suitable to be used for preparing loudspeakers. The lightness and characteristic sound of ping pong balls might be a reason, why they have been favourable objects for this. Comparing several of these set-ups reveals that—fortunately!—using a … read more
A documentation on Eliane Radigue. She mentions how she places loudspeakers in the concert hall at 9’55”:
Guai ai gelidi mostri (1983) by Luigi Nono, with live electronics on 10 loudspeakers in the concert hall (of which you won’t hear anything on youtube of course…). A piece to hear live in the concert hall!
Streetwalker (1980) by Ellen Fullman, amplifying the skirt with contact microphones:
A short fragment of Three Short Stories and an Apotheosis (1985) by Annea Lockwood. You hear the audience throwing the loudspeaker ball (and laughing while doing this).… read more
Speaker Swinging (1982) by Gordon Monahan: