Doepfer A-100 drums - Patrick Detampel
Alongside new modules like the A-157 trigger sequencer, Alex4 product specialist Patrick Detampel will show that even without Eurorack drum modules and a TR-alike sequencer, a “modular Groovebox” can have a massive sound and be a lot of fun.
In Hall 1, various Artists, Musicians and Developers will present short concert/presentations up to 20 minutes long. During the presentations, other than performances, presenters will explain the technology or instruments used and answer questions. A maximum of one half of the time (10 minutes) will be for speaking or explanations.
The Gespraechskonzerte will also be presented over video monitors and projections so one can view the very finely detailed products and technical usage. The edited recordings of these events will also be available online for future use.
The term and concept of Gespraechskonzerte or "Discussion Concert" was coined by the late German Physicist and pioneer of electronic music, Oskar Sala. He used this phrase at times when he would perform on the Trautonium with discussion to follow the concert.