The workshop duration: 4 hours (up to 16 instruments are 100% ready after this time space)
The Home Swinger is project is a multi disciplined art event, where-in a group of people assemble their own 12 string electric instrument in a 4 hour workshop, under Landmans guidance, optional combined with a live performance with 10 of the participants playing an fast learned blasting noise drone composition referring to the sound of the early 80s instrumental Sonic Youth/Glenn Branca pieces. YouTube link of the group performance: www.youtube.com/watch?v=akGeXtQxbNs
Yuri Landman (1973) started working for bands in 2006 and constructed unique instruments for Sonic Youth, Half Japanese, Lou Barlow, dEUS (Belgium), The Dodos, Health, Liars, Liam Finn (Crowded House), The Veils, Blood Red Shoes (UK), Enon, Micachu (UK), David Holmes.
Underground movie maker Vincent Moon (ATP) shot a documentary in August 2009, to be published in 2010. The MIM (Musical Instrument Museum) to be opened in 2010 in Phoenix AZ, will feature worlds largest instrument collection and has included the above mentioned instrument as a part of their collection.