the fifth channel

the fifth channel

1st July 2018 22:05 Kunstradio the fifth channel (for Heidi Grundmann) Seppo Gründler: radios, guitar-controller, electronics Josef Klammer: radios, drum-controller, electronics Kunstradio“ was a central point to the work of Heidi Grundmann). We (KLammer&Gründler Duo) as “media musicians” percieved as a fith channel in the austrian media scene. In “the fifth channel” we use the live broadcasts of the four official austrian radio channels(Ö1, Ö2, Ö3, FM4) as sound sources. Processed and controlled with drum- and guitarcontrollers they form the “fifth program” in realtime.
1968 on the Sofa

1968 on the Sofa

“1968 on the Sofa” - live performance with the nomadic producers, Seppo Gründler: music, sound, pictures and Rupert Lehofer: dramaturgy, acting, improvisation.

ESC, Graz, May 8th 17h - trailer.

Video/Sound Installation Nov./Dec./Jan. 2018, opening performance 20th of November 2018

“Blessed are those who always only want to watch television, who are free of fear, who know that pictures do not bite, are desirelessly happy, to which the whole world appears at the touch of a button.”
Bacon Brock

6to6 STRING DEZIBEL

6to6 STRING DEZIBEL

8th of December concert with 6to6 STRING DEZIBEL, Stockwerkjazz Graz 20h. The musicians present a sound experiment. Martin Philadelphy speaks of a “physical-musical sound concept in which an orchestral sound is created through the high and low tones, one supposes to hear winds, strings, screams - but they are only electric guitars”. The first guitarist stretches six of the same E strings, which he agrees on E, on a guitar. The next one stretches six A-strings and so on.
The Sound of the Internet of Things

The Sound of the Internet of Things

Klammer Gründler have always had their fingers on the pulse of time: following their projects “Razionalnik”, that explored the musical potency of data networks thirty years ago, and “RGB”, that dealt with the subject of synchronisation at musikprotokoll twenty years back,

The Undersomething Special - GEM CD

The Undersomething Special - GEM CD

In september GEM (österreichische Gesellschaft für Elektronische Musik) did include one of my pieces from 2001 on their new CD (released september 2017, afterwards the piece will also be downloadable here): the undersomething special – radio/tapeversion 2:31 mix (commissioned by Kunstradio/performed 10.3.2001)