Shift is the second album from the Cybernetic Orchestra at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, produced during "Scalable, Collective Traditions of Electronic Sound Performance" - a research project supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada's Image, Text and Sound Technology grant program and by the McMaster University Arts Research Board. Alongside network synchronized beats and live coding in ChucK, the album features a guest performance by Montréal tabla player Shawn Mativetsky.
1. Five functions (David Ogborn - composition; Shawn Mativetsky - tabla)
2. Serendipity (Amy McIntosh - composition)
3. Shift (improvisation; Jason Rule - mixing)
4. Till this day (improvisation; Alyssa Lai - mixing)
5. Delineate (Heather Kirby - composition)
6. [Power]/[Reset] (improvisation; Elise Milani - mixing)
7. Light-frame (improvisation; Joy Dertinger - mixing)
8. Contact (improvisation; Dima Matar - mixing)
9. Feathers (improvisation; Joy Dertinger - mixing)
Orchestra members: Ned Currie, Joy Dertinger, Myles Herod, Steve Hudak, Aaron Hutchinson, Heather Kirby, Alyssa Lai, Dima Matar, Amy Mcintosh, Luke Meneok, Elise Milani, David Ogborn, Jason Rule, Kearon Roy Taylor
Love and gratitude to our friends and family, all past, present and future members of the Cybernetic Orchestra, Shawn Mativetsky, the Factory Media Arts Centre and HAVN (Hamilton), Gallery 345 (Toronto), McMaster University (Communication Studies & Multimedia, Humanities, Media and Computing, the Faculty of Humanities and the University Library), Ge Wang, Perry R. Cook & all the ChucK contributors, Kevin Austin, Christina Baade, Stephen David Beck, John Bell, Kristina Bozzelli, Julian Brooks, Jacques Carette, Darren Copeland, Nadene Thériault-Copeland, Susan Fast, Tina Furlanetto, Tanya Goncalves, Glen Hall, Christine Larabie, Emilie LeBel, Long and McQuade, Andrew Mactavish, Eden McLean, Donna Millar, Rhonda Moore, Christine Quail, Marisa Rosato, Ian Jarvis, Nicolas Hesler, Robert Hamilton, David Harris Smith, Liss Platt, & Eldad Tsabary
Shawn Mativetsky appears courtesy of ombú productions, inc.
- Live coding