When “Mister Barrington” – an instrumental trio that adeptly uses Ableton Live as part of their improvisational process – performs, it’s almost impossible to tell who is playing what, who is controlling what, and where the final musical note will land.
The group has two self-released CDs, “Mister Barrington” and “Mister Barrington II.” Each member of Mister Barrington uses a Mac Book Pro running Ableton Live, which, with specific patching and software scenarios, allows the musicians to effect changes in each other’s computer rig.
One of Mister Barrington’s stated goals is to “use technology in an organic manner to further improvisation.”
Read the complete write up in eMusician. What do you think about their concept?