Grind Sight Open Eye

Experimental and avant-garde music events in Edinburgh

Dj Sniff and C Spencer YEH

We are excited to announce the next gig on our calender:


Dj Sniff and C Spencer Yeh
Support TBA
Door price: Donation TBA
31st March 2011


dj sniff (Takuro Mizuta Lippit) is a turntable musician working in the
field of improvised and experimental music. His music focuses on the live
reconstruction and narrativization of the phonographically amplified – the
music, the sound, the technology and the past. To achieve this, he uses a
unique setup consisting of hand-made hardware interfaces and a custom
Max/MSP software along with one turntable and DJ mixer.
Since 2005 he has been involved with STEIM’s (Studio for
Electro-Instrumental Music, Amsterdam) R&D lab. From 2007 on, he is STEIM’s
Artistic Director, guiding the institution’s creative output and
representing it’s activities through performing and lecturing around the
In 2010, he released his first solo album “the play-back” through lebanese
label Annihaya. During the first half of 2011 his 2nd album based on Evan
Parker recordings will be released from Parker’s label Psi.
He regularly performs in projects with eRikM, Tatsuhisa Yamamoto, Astro Twin
(Ami Yoshida & Utah Kawasaki), Adachi Tomomi, Keir Neuringer, Raed Yassin,
Yutaka Makino and has played with Evan Parker, Otomo Yoshihide, Akira
Sakata, David Toop, Martin Tetreault, Michel Waisvisz, Paul Hubwebber, DJ
L?K?O, Ryu Hankil, John Edwards, Mark Sanders, John Richards, and many

C. Spencer Yeh was born in Taipei, Taiwan 1975, moved to the US in 1980;
studied radio/television/film at Northwestern University, repped Cincinnati,
Ohio over a decade, and is now based in Brooklyn, New York.
Musically, Yeh is active both as a solo artist and improviser, as well as
with his project, Burning Star Core. Yeh has collaborated with a deep and
ever-growing list of artists and groups, including Tony Conrad, New Humans
with Vito Acconci, Evan Parker, Thurston Moore, Okkyung Lee, Paul Flaherty
and Chris Corsano, John Wiese, Nate Wooley, Wally Shoup, Michael Johnsen,
John Olson (Wolf Eyes), Don Dietrich and Ben Hall (as The New
Monuments),Clare Cooper, Prurient, and Jandek. He has performed at festivals
and venues such as Sonar, FIMAV at Victoriaville, Frieze Arts Fair, Issue
Project Room, No Fun Fest, High Zero, the 24 Hour Drone People at Fylkingen,
The Kitchen, ZKM Karlsruhe, and has also exhibited visual art, sound, and
video works internationally.

Takuro Mizuta Lippit / dj sniff
Artistic Director / R&D
STEIM – Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music, Amsterdam

Takuro Mizuta Lippit / dj sniff
Artistic Director / R&D
STEIM – Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music, Amsterdam


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18/03/2011 at 4:34 pm

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