Scratching the Surface: SlowPitch Sound Hosts Turntablism Workshop.

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Saturday September 19th, Experimental Turntablist, and composer Cheldon Paterson aka SlowPitch Sound will host a workshop and performance as part of his Winter Islands Residency.

Covering a brief history of scratching, equipment orientation, basic techniques and experimenting with different ways of playing with sounds or experience an intimate live improvised performance followed by some friendly conversations.

The Artscape Shuttle will be available from the Wards Island Dock at 1:15 and 1:45 and to take participants back following the performance/event. Seating is limited so please email alochhead@artscape.ca to reserve your space.

We look forward to welcoming you to this very special event as part of our ongoing Winter Islands Residency.

About the Artist

Using the turntable creatively to explore sounds has been at the forefront of Cheldon Paterson aka SlowPitchSound’s entire adult life. Turntable composition, live performance and improvisation have been key elements whether performing solo or with culturally diverse musicians stretching from Gamelan to jazz to western classical and beyond. His unique style of turntable performance has made it’s way around the world touching down in Sweden, Great Britain, Netherlands, Australia and America. He is a sound artist who often incorporates unconventional functions of the turntable as well as field recordings in his compositions. Using the turntable as an instrument, sounds are captured, looped and further brought to life by numerous filters and effects in tandem with Paterson’s hypnotic tribal rhythms.

Check out some of Cheldon’s sounds at: www.slowpitchsound.com

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For More Infromation on Winter Islands upcoming residencies visit http://artscapegibraltarpoint.ca/artist-residences/programmed-residencies/
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