ironomi spoke about their creative process in the interview program “Creator’s Talk in Chino”.
“We don’t always consider elements of electronics as necessary. But when the potential of the piano has been stretched to a maximum, we will use them as a tool to draw out hidden expressions in the piano. While using electronic elements, we are aware that their purpose is to heighten the beauty of the piano’s performance. We will sample piano phrases on the spot and re-play them through a speaker a couple of seconds later. Accordingly, we will then use and repeat the result as a basis for the next phrase. This form of spontaneous and improvised sampling implies that the exact same sound can not be repeated again. Thus, the piece takes on a form of its own. “
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