G)unafa - Pop MIDI & Virtual Community (1996-98)

"Phosphoric Brain Massage" CD extra / artist contract with Sony Music - TREE EP and Video / artist contract with Sony Music - Musik im Internet FH Frankfurt - Montreal International Festival of Cinema and New Media - Flying Network Party - Technoscope Steirischer Herbst - Cosmic Circus Festival - Kunstradio Station Rose Jingle 97 - Ars Electronica workshop and lecture - Popkomm 97 - Nature One Festival - Sunflower Festival - ELECTRIC MINDS - Construction Sounds - Multimedia Field Research in California, USA - Kunstradio-The 1st Decade - 1st Decade The Book - 1st Decade Booktour - Transmediale 98


Sony deal and Electric Minds, Frankfurt conference, performances at techno festivals, CD Extra production, MIDI. Betatester for the MIDI-sequencer software x<>pose on from 7.96, later multimedia jam sessions in the studio and at live gigs with synchronized grafix and sound over MIDI. Big step towards multimedia band.

The 1st STR-online conference  at Electric Minds started 10.96, after earlier experiments/editorial jam sessions at The WELL and Howard Rheingolds THE Brainstorms. Name: Frankfurt Conference.


Hosting a Virtual Community means continuing the STR-shop in Vienna, which is comparable in opening hours, organising projects, symposia, clubbings.

To communicate dislocated and publish multimedia in Realtime is an important experience inside the Web.


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Gunafa - newsletter :

welcome to the Station Rose Newsletter 05.
This time I am the writer of the newsletter. I have a good reason for that. Station Rose just completed the studio-move to a new physical location. Busy weeks are behind us. We are @home in a building in the 16th&17th floor in Frankfurt since 4 weeks & we are BACK in the Net!
We have an overview of the city in any direction - ensemble avec ISDN. A magic place. Analogue meets digital.
 After our "Digital Cocooning-Phase" having lasted for a year or so, Gary & me were thrown into RL on from spring. We had to leave cyberspace for so very analogue reasons. A funny reality, cause shortly before that moment happened, we got e-mail by JonathanE., a Microtimes journalist , sending the message:
 "Dont be so damn virtual" .
We had to live so much time in RL. We had to morph our Frankfurt studio No.1 into the new one.
& WE MOVED real objects- computers, keyboards, modems, monitors, clothes, boots, books & shelves, carpets, tables, lamps, guitars, plants, papers,...) by hand.
Meanwhile our newsletter-avatar Fett Tedget, who btw is more into analogue anyway, had the same thing going on->moving to a new place. These are the News from Frankfurt, btw- many interesting humans are moving these days- a big morph of habitats here. WE ARE THE FIRST ONES TO BE BACK !
 We are already working on broadcasting over the internet once a week in realtime & and we updated our site.
so please check it out!  Until soon so, n-joy that hot summer 96 ! Life is wonderful !
Elisa Rose
P.S.: I just got a phone call by fett 1 hour ago, and we fixed a meeting for next week.
Issue 04 may/june 96
THE ASPECTS OF SOUND & MUSIC in the multimedia-concept of Station Rose:
Issue 03 march-april 96 -
Issue 01 january 96.Issue 02 February 96

still of newsletter 01, january 1996