» Sat, Nov 26, 2011
Richard directs a World Premier & Live Soundtrack
"The History of the Future"
TheaterLab, 137 W 14th, NYC

» Thu, Oct 20, 2011
Experimental Intermedia Festival
The Stone, NYC

» Sat, Oct 1 2011
Wilson Auditorium, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Hackensack, NJ

» Thu, Sep 22 2011
Event Horizon
The Rotunda, Philadelphia

» Sat, Aug 20 2011
Periphery label launch event

» Fri, Aug 5 2011
Richard joins the kick-off for this three-day festival. Experimental Festival 3
at Goodbye Blue Monday, 1087 Broadway, Brooklyn

» Mon, Jul 16 2011
Richard performs EMF-commissioned work "Threshhold" for electric guitar, Kyma and environmental sounds of the city for World Listening Day at New York University, Steinhart Education Building, 35 W 4th St, NYC.

More About World Listening Day
Organizations and individuals around the world will be listening to the sounds of the word in honor of Canada's pre-eminent and world-renowned composer, R. Murray Schafer's 78 birthday. In collaboration with the Electronic Music Foundation and the New York Society of Acoustic Ecology, NYU's Music Technology Program will present a program of compositions and field recordings based on the sounds of New York City.

The Gatherings Concert Series: Sat, May 14, 2011 8 pm
Live performance

WXPN 88.5fm: Sun, May 15, 2011 2 am
Live radio performance

Alfa Art Gallery: Friday, April 8, 2011
Richard performs live on Buchla+Continuum
New Brunswick NJ

Second Annual New Jersey Festival of Electronic Arts: Saturday, March 12, 2011
Live electronic music with visuals by VJ Cargo and an Adobe After Effects seminar
Grounds For Sculpture
Hamilton, NJ.

Analog Synth Showdown: Feb 18, 2011
Curated by Joshua Slusher
The Silent Barn, 915 Wyckoff Ave, Queens NY

Electronics and Cacophony: Feb 12, 2011
Curated by Valerie Kuehne
Cafe Orwell, 247 Varet St, Brooklyn

Psychedelic Noise Series: Feb 4, 2011
Curated by Opposite Records.
Nyack Village Theater, Nyack, NY

Super Coda Festival: Dec 16, 2010
Analog synthesis improvisation Soundscape
as part of an experimental cabaret curated by Valerie Kuehne.
Cafe Orwell, 247 Varet St, Brooklyn

A Night of Clutter: Dec 11, 2010
Buchla and Continuum at an open experimental and improvised interactive musical collaboration.
Funkadelic Studios, 335 West 35th, NYC

Ethernet Orchestra live online: Nov 14, 2010
Buchla system and processed guitar live networked streaming A/V performance with musicians and VJs in Braunschwieg and Munich, Germany; Sydney, Australia; London, UK

A Guitar Gig!: Nov 7, 2010
Guitar and electronics with films Joined by Alex Carpenter (guitar, live audio & video delay) and James Ross (guitar, live looping)
Pianos, 158 Ludlow Street, NYC

Experi-montage v.2: Oct 20
An evening of new music with Borne, Richard Lainhart, Cloud Cloud, Clutter
The Court Tavern, 124 Church Street, New Brunswick, NJ
( right click/control click to see full size image )

Creative Music Incubator: Oct 4, 2010
Improv performance at The Tank Space for Performing and Visual Arts, New York

electro-music 2010: Sep 10-12, 2010
Richard's solo set now available on SoundCloud

"Threshold" on "Framework"
An excerpt of Richard's piece "Threshold" (commissioned in 2008 by Ear To The Earth), for electric guitar and New York field recordings processed with Kyma, was included in Edition #291 of framework (listen at 52:10), a radio broadcast and podcast project from  To download the podcast directly, go to:

Schiphorst Avante Garde Festival: Jul 2-4, 2010, Schiphorst, Germany
Richard performed live solo electroacoustic music with his Buchla/Continuum analog modular synthesizer system Friday night, Jul 2, and on Sunday afternoon, Jul 4, with thereminist Thomas Zunk. The performance included the world premieres of our transcriptions of two sections from Olivier Messaien's "Quartet for the End of Time", arranged for Theremin and Buchla.
Here's video of Richard's first improv with Thomas:
SoundCloud tracks of Richard's solo performance:
Soundcloud improvs with Thomas:

Diapason Gallery: May 29, 2010, Brooklyn, NY

Pocono Skies Electronic Music Festival: May 15, 2010, Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA
Performance and workshop

Soundscapes: May 20, 2010, Nazareth Center for the Arts, Nazareth, PA

LMAKseries: May 10, 2010, New York

3rd Annual City Skies Electronic Music Festival: May 1-3, 2010, Decatur, GA

Issue Project Room: Apr 22, 2010, Brooklyn, NY
{R}ake A/V

ImprovFriday Group: Mar 26, 2010
Direct recording of streaming live performance available on Soundcloud.

One Thousand Pulses: Mar 6, 2010
Richard performs with his Buchla 200e/Haken Continuum system at this home concert series.

Trenton Area Festival of Electronic Arts: Feb 27, 2010
Richard performs with his Buchla 200e/Haken Continuum system and gives a workshop on Digital Visual Arts. Grounds For Sculpure, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, New Jersey

Netmage 10, Bologna, Italy: Jan 23, 2010
Richard performs and gives a workshop at International Live-Media Festival's 10th Edition at the historic Palazzo Re Enzo in Bologna, Italy. See photos and reviews.

Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY: Jan 14, 2010
Richard performs Buchla synthesizer solos.

electro-music's New Year's Eve 2010: Dec 31, 2009 – New Year's Eve, 9 PM EST
Richard performs electronic nocturnes with his Buchla 200e/Haken Continuum system as part of electro-music's New Year's Eve 2010 live streaming concert featuring 24 hours of live electro-music - 30 acts, 3 continents, 8 countries.

electro-music 2009: October 29-31, 2009
Richard performs live with Buchla 200e & Haken Continuum, presents seminar demonstrating the system and hosts an iPhone improv.

Re:Soundings in Valley Falls, NY: October 3 2009
Richard premiers new films and music funded in part by the New York State Council on the Arts.

Electronica Fest 2009: September 5 2009
Richard gives a workshop and performance sponsored by the National Electronics Museum in Linthicum, MD.

Lincoln Center: August 8 2009
Richard is one of 200 electric guitarists performing
Rhys Chatham's "A Crimson Grail"."

June 21, 2009 9 p.m. (01:00 GMT)
Richard plays live for Summer Solstice 09 broadcast – 15 hours of live electro-music from 24 artists in 7 countries.

Baltimore Electronic Music Fest 2009: June 27, 2009 at 10 p.m.
Richard performs live with Buchla & Haken Continuum.

DIGit 2009 Digital Media Exhibition:June 12-14, 2009
Richard's film "LUX" selected for screening.

CitySkies09: Sat May 8 - Decatur, GA
Richard performs new works and improvisations for high-definition film projection and synthesizer in quadraphonic sound, featuring the Buchla 200e modular analog synthesizer, controlled by the Haken Continuum Fingerboard, an innovative 3-dimensional keyboard. He will also conducts a workshop on Multi-Dimensional Control for Realtime Analog Synthesis Performance.

The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Sat March 28, 8 pm, Troy, NY
Richard presents a concert of live electronic music featuring new works and improvisations for high-definition film projection and synthesizer. Richard will be performing with his Buchla 200e modular analog synthesizer, controlled by the Haken Continuum Fingerboard, an innovative 3-dimensional keyboard.

Motion Graphics Festival (MGFest09): Sat March 7, 6-10 pm pm, Cambridge, MA
Richard Lainhart 's film, "One Year," is part of the Installation Showcase @ Axiom Gallery.

OptoSonic Tea: Sunday March 8, 4 pm, Brooklyn, NY
Richard Lainhart performs a new work for electric guitar and two laptops, one processing the guitar, the other generating and processing the imagery) at the Issue Project Room. Dec 31, 2008
Online Live Streaming New Year's Eve 2009 Floating Concert
Richard performed live Buchla 200e & Haken Continuum set streamed from his studio.

T-Minus 2008: Nov 25, 2008
Galapogos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY
Richard's time-lapse film, "One Year," part of a 20-film festival. Nov 16, 2008
Richard Lainhart & Jordan Rudess: Deep Space
A live improvisational excursion featuring cutting-edge digital technologies along with old-school analog synths like Richard's Buchla 200e/Haken Continuum system and Jordan's vintage MiniMoogs.

Ear To The Earth 2008: Oct 16, 2008
Judson Memorial Church, New York, NY
Richard will perform his Electronic Music Foundation-commissioned work "Threshold", for Kyma and electric guitar at Judson Memorial Church, New York, NY as part of Ear To The Earth 2008 NEW YORK SOUNDSCAPE festival.

Fifth Annual DIGiT Digital Media Exposition: Jun 13-15, 2008
Delaware Arts Center, Narrowsburg, NY
Richard's year-long timelapse film "One Year" accepted for exhibition.

Dreaming A New Real: Friday, Jan 11, 2008 8PM
Loop Sanctuary IV, The Chapel + Cultural Center at Rensselaer, Troy, NY
The world premiere of Richard's new film "One Year".
Details about the event.

Electro-Music.Com: Monday, Dec 31, 2007
Live Streaming New Year's Eve Travelling Concert, with contributors from Germany, UK, USA, Portugal and Canada, featuring a live Buchla 200e set streamed from his studio on from 9:30-10 PM.

Tranzducer .011: Friday, November 30, 2007 8PM
Lemurplex, Brooklyn, NY
Richard Lainhart's live Buchla 200e/Haken Continuum performance
YouTube: Tranzducer Part 1
Click here to see video of Richard's jam with Moldover:
Battling Seizure Robots - Moldover Meets Lainhart
Check out reaction to Richard's live Buchla performance at Tranzducer .011

Moogfest: Saturday, September 22, 2007 8PM
B. B. King's, New York City
A Buchla 200e set with Jordan Rudess in the very heart of Moogdom.
See photos from the event.

Handmade Music: Thursday, September 27, 2007 8PM
Etsy Labs, Brooklyn co-sponsored by Make Magazine and Create Digital Music.
A solo set of Buchla 200e and Haken Continuum improvisations.
The Theater at Total Training, Valley Cottage, NY: July 22, 2006
"A Fistful of Patchcords" – Live Electronic Improvisations with Jordan Rudess

WDFH, Ossining, NY: May 19, 2006
"Moog Space Jam Part II" – Live Electronic Improvisations with Jordan Rudess

WDFH, Ossining, NY: April 7, 2006
Live Radio Performance – KymaWorks

WDFH, Ossining, NY: August 25, 2005
Live Radio Performance – Works for Electric Guitar and Computer

Frederick Lowe Theater, New York University, New York, NY: June 7, 2005
"NYU People, Friends, and Laptops" – A performance of "Interplay", with Ben Chadabe, and "One Word", for Kyma

Re:Soundings, Valley Falls, NY: May 7, 2005
"One Sound Music" – New and recent One Sound works for instruments, Apple Macintosh PowerBook and the Kyma interactive music system

WDFH, Ossining, NY: May 3, 2005
"Moog Space Jam On The Air" – Electronic improvisations with Jordan Rudess

Firlenfanz Gallery, AlbaNY: NY: September 4, 2004
"Shock and Awe" – New works for electric guitar with computer processing

Re:Soundings, Valley Falls, NY: June 26, 2004
"Re:Soundings Presents The Downtown Ensemble Upstate"
An Open Window In An Empty Room, for piano and e-bows

O-Town Live, Internet performance originating in New City, NY: May 23, 2004
"An All-Moog Deep Space Excursion" – Electronic improvisations with Jordan Rudess, in honor of Dr. Robert A. Moog's 70th birthday.

Remote Lounge, New York, NY: December 7, 2003
International Festival of Film and Technology
"Dreamwood" – World premiere of my short film