[May 13] CTW Performance: SMOMID

Creative Tech Week celebrates the explosion of technology onto the global art and music scene and highlights the leaders at our educational epicenters for technological innovation in the arts.  SMOMID is a project by Nick Demopoulos, who is a performer, musician and instrument builder. When performing as Smomid Nick only utilizes instruments he has designed and built to perform interactive computer music. Musically Smomid compositions make use of algorithmic and AI processes that bring in a computer as an additional creative participant.

SMOMID is a project by Nick Demopoulos, who is a performer, musician and instrument builder. When performing as Smomid Nick only utilizes instruments he has designed and built to perform interactive computer music. Musically Smomid compositions make use of algorithmic and AI processes that bring in a computer as an additional creative participant.

Performance – Saturday May 13, 2017

Doors open at 7 pm

Tickets $15 advance, $20 at the door / $25 two-night tickets available

Venue: The Knockdown Center 52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth, NY 11378

As a guitarist Nick worked with NEA Jazz master Chico Hamilton from 2008 to 2013 and recorded on the albums The Inquiring Mind, Revelation and Euphoric. He also released several recordings with Exegesis, a group that mixes jazz and electronic music. In 2008 Exegesis traveled on behalf of the State Department to conduct cultural diplomacy and perform in Bahrain, Yemen, Oman, U.A.E and Kuwait. Other artists he has worked with include choreographer Camille Brown, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, George Bohannon, NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Owens, Don Mckenzie, Willie Jones the 3rd and Intra Faction. In January 2015 he released his first full-length album of music created only with Smomid and Pyramidi instruments called “Rhythms of Light”.

 

With his Smomid Nick has performed at Lincoln Center in New York, the 2017 NYC Electroacoustic Improvisation Summit and been featured on the Discovery Science Network, Guitar World, Create Digital Music, Metal Injection and Popular Noise Magazine among other media outlets.

 

http://www.smomid.com/

 

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