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Elliott Sharp

The Velocity of Hue
Live in Cologne

A film by Pavel Borodin

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Shot live in concert at Loft in Cologne on September 16, 2005, this film shows multi-instrumentalist, composer and performer Elliott Sharp in a solo setting performing on his Godin electroacoustic guitar with PowerBook computer running Max/MSP. The performance consists of compositions from The Velocity of Hue and Quadrature CDs and a short Delta blues piece as an encore.

In addition to the complete concert, this film incorporates segments of an interview, in which Mr. Sharp talks about various subjects including improvisation, algorithmic compositions, instrument building, use of computers, etc.

Camera operators: Pavel Borodin, Natalia Dupper, Viktor Ferin, Heinrich Siemens
Special thanks to Elliott Sharp, Hans-Martin Müller, Ferenc Kahlesz, Eva Büthe
Directed, produced and edited by Pavel Borodin

Year of production: 2007
Duration: approx. 76 minutes