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.
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,

Razionalnik

Razionalnik

Acoustic couplers, samplers (digital storage of nature sounds), synthesizer, personal computers and the international telephone network are the means to connect musicians from different countries. These connections make it possible to realise a concert, whose musicians are not in the same space, but realise a collaborative concert from different countries.