A new paradigm in music creation has been officially recognised at the prestigious International Sound Awards 2019 at the World Music Showcase, Reeperbahn Festival Hamburg Germany this week. LOOPFREE is a wireless musical device which allows any player lightning fast wireless control of elaborate looping setups using popular music software. Stepping up to the demand of live on-stage music production technology, this innovative tech was created in a collaboration between producer and performer DJ Arthro, and accessible instrument developers Tim Yates and Vahakn Matossian. Producer and performer DJ Arthro controls his ’Space Ship’ – an impressive array of equipment consisting of not only synths, tablets, fx modules and drum machines, but also stage lighting and visuals rig – all using his nose, lips and mouth. All these devices are designed for hands, but I use my face…” explains DJ Arthro – real name Tim Palm. Palm unleashes infectious dance tracks live-engineered on stage layering up pulsing synths, dreamy vocals and live tearing solos. But this setup has so far all been an elaborate work around albeit a genius one.Until now, live looping has been impossible for Palm, demanding Palm does multiple operations on his tablet using his nose – taking […]
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