Huddersfield Experimental Laptop Orchestra

HELO @ HCMF Laptop Revolutionaries

Wednesday 18th November Cafe Ollo, 8pm, The Media Centre, Huddersfield UK £2

As part of the 2009 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival Revolutionaries event. HCMF Site


Featuring performances of Human Shredders and To Follow.

Program Note

Tonight the Huddersfield Experimental Laptop Orchestra (HELO) will perform, To Follow (M. Bostock) and Human Shredders(S. Hewitt).

To Follow is a fusion of gaming laptop culture and the sonic practice of the laptop players both individually and as an ensemble.

Human Shredders is a combination of human and computer coding. The human performers are placed within a restricted performance environment where there contribution is limited to that allowed by the coded environment.

HELO is, Tom Andrews, Matt Bostock, Dale Gardner, Daniel Nuttall and Philip Ramsbottom. HELO is part of the Huddersfield University undergraduate course and is directed by Scott Hewitt.


Human Shredders

To Follow


This is HELOs first repeat visit as the inaugural HELO performance was part of the 2008 HCMF Revolutionaries project. You can hear the recording of the 2008 performance online here.