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from the 18th september matthew herbert and his band will take up residence in a specially designed studio in the carpentry of the deutsche opera berlin. their goal: to compose, record and mix an album from scratch within a week. we will invite the public and special guests – musicians , theorists and politicians – to discuss and participate in the creative process.

the space will become a place to listen to, discuss and create music.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014
PROLOGUE : Political Day
What can music achieve? Will what takes place over the next six days be meaningful?

Friday, September 19, 2014
DAY ONE : Tools Day
Hacking , Circuit breaking , Coding . Microtechnology, studio equipment , recording technique.
The audience is invited to bring a piece of technology .
The construction of a new musical instrument is started.

Saturday, September 20, 2014
DAY TWO : Music for Pleasure Day
Tasty treats will be prepared and served.
We will have DJ guests and indulge in other hedonistic activities!
The audience is invited to bring their own dog .

Sunday, September 21, 2014
DAY THREE : Science and Religion Day
Music and body, spirit and music.
The audience is invited to bring a book or a photo and a person of a different generation .

Monday, September 22, 2014
DAY FOUR : Music Day
with improvisation
The audience is invited to bring a musical instrument .

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
DAY FIVE : Singing Day
Vocal technique and singing , the psychology of voice.
When do we feel comfortable with our voice? When/why do we raise our voices?
Live action : Jana Kurucová , Ronnita Miller , Siobhan Stagg and Álvaro Zambrano
The audience is encouraged to sing along .

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
DAY SIX : Foundsound Day
Field recording and shopping
The audience is invited to bring a recording device .

Thursday, September 25
DAY SEVEN : Record Release Party