dot tape dot

From July 22 to 25, 11-14 h.
Escuela de Comercio & Muséu del Pueblu d’Asturies


With the aim of forming an electronic choral group made up of young people between 13 and 16 years old, L.E.V. Festival presents this workshop in collaboration with the Gijón Youth Office and the Conseyu de la Mocedá del Principado de Asturias, that will be based on group vocal work using electronic and expanded voice techniques.

Alongside dot tape dot, attendees will learn advanced techniques on vocal treatment (autotune, vocoder, looping …) and advanced techniques for electronic music creation (synthesizers, effects, drum machines …), as well as teamwork, self-organization, decision making and distribution of tasks.

The workshop is designed around a practical case: the participation in a concert by Asturian project dot tape dot, which will take place the 25th of July at Museu del Pueblu d’Asturies, during the festival. The choir will distribute the pertinent tasks for each musical composition, and dot tape dot will technically and conceptually assist the members, combining the activities of the workshop with the activities of the concert.

dot tape dot

Daniel Romero is a multimedia creator and musician born in Avilés (Asturias) in 1978. His professional career has been focused on digital experimentation based on his knowledge of free hardware and software, and interactive creation using video game engines.

As a musician, under the pseudonym dot tape dot, he has released records for the last 15 years in labels such as Nature Bliss (Tokyo, Japan), Other Electricities (Miami, USA), Aspic Records (Lyon, France) or SpaR.K (Barcelona). , Spain) and carried out audiovisual performances all over the world. His installation work has focused on the creation of algorithmic and generative musical systems from data processing in real time, as in “qlux puba – música para 200 brincadores” (Arenas Movedizas 2010) or “Xixón Sound – Allegro para una flotilla de autobuses” (Asturian Digital Art Award Avaart, 2013). In addition, in collaboration with the graphic artist Fernando Gutiérrez, he has received the ABC Award from ARCO (Madrid, 2011) and the VIDA Award – Art and Artificial Life from Telefónica (Madrid, 2014).

From 2009 to 2014, he co-directed the free radio for young people of the Youth Service of Avilés City Council. In 2013, he set up the Sound Laboratory of LABoral Centro de Arte and, until 2019, he was head of the Department of Digital Creation of the National Dramatic Center of Montpellier. Since 2008, he has worked as a sound designer, actor or digital creator for theater companies such as La Carnicería (Rodrigo García, Spain), Colectivo84 (Lisbon) or Luis Garay (Buenos Aires). In 2019, he presented his first stage work, “Le Comité”, a science fiction story that mixes artificial intelligence techniques, robotics and interactive multimedia creation in real time. He has recently launched Despacho de Movimiento en Flujo (a dissemination project in contemporary dance and performance networks), interactive multiplayer virtual spaces for schools and highschools, and teacher training programs in the critical and creative use of technology, such as auLAB Project. Schools for the 21st Century.

Places available: 10 / Ages: 13-16 years oldFree registration

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