Ami Kim explains various performances and sonic installations at OneBeat 2015.
OneBeat 2015 Portrait – Daniel Limaverde
Daniel Limaverde is a Rio De Janeiro-based producer and composer. “The nature of electronic music comes from studio work — it’s not meant to be a performance, and that’s the challenge of right now. We are just like a bunch of fake VJs and fake DJs because everyone just presses play. Once in awhile you can create some interactive stuff. Eventually technology will catch up on that, and we’ll have some kind of interface, but right now we don’t have it. If you want to be an artist, with your name on it, you have to perform. That’s the main revenue of your living. I have to create a music that is doable live – but i don’t want to create something that is just, “press play.” Because i don’t feel comfortable doing that, like looking at a screen. When you go to a piano concert, you can choose to […]
Strisvara celebrates women in music
Strisvara is a program created by 2015 alumnus Arun Sivag in Bangalore, aimed at empowering women through musical collaboration. This September, OneBeat 2015 alumnus Arun Sivag and his team at TreeOnz launched a OneBeat-inspired creative collaboration residency with tribal, urban and international musicians called Strisvara. The aim of the program is to bring women together from these different backgrounds to build, create, perform and lead together, thereby supporting the careers of the individual musicians and launching collaborative projects for years to come. The program also celebrates the role of women in music, and explores this role from a tribal, urban and global lens. Strisvara consisted of an 18-day residency and 4-day tour, where musicians from USA, Sweden, and Nepal joined musicians from urban India, and native women from the B.R. Hills in Karnataka, who are musicians but did not consider themselves professionals. Together, they created new compositions, recorded tracks, made videos, and […]