Performance of “Orbit” – Stream Jam 5

One of my friends wondered if I could play a traditional instrument, after seeing me do plenty of performances using electronics. For Stream Jam 5 (playlist of student performances here), I chose to do a piece for guitar and a long stream of automated looper devices in Ableton.

We’ve been churning out these online streamed concerts at Moorpark College, with plenty of home recordings. For this concert there was a wave of interest to do loopback performance. So we strung together a series of workshops to help students learn how to do it:

I’m pleased to say that our shows are getting increasingly interesting, with more sophisticated advertising and themed graphics.

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