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View an exclusive video clip of Bora Yoon performing in New York City. Yoon is featured in an article by Kurt Gottschalk in The Wire 304.

The video clip is taken from Bora Yoon's finale performance at a Phonation record release event which took place 20 November, 2008, and features "O Viridissima Virga" (Hail, O' Greenest Branch), an antiphon chant by Hildegard von Bingen (1098–1179), newly arranged with modern instruments and found sounds. The piece, using voice, organ, piano, Buddabox II, turntable, cell phone, chimestix, cups and diamonds, is performed in New York's Church of the Ascension with Reykjavik's Bedroom Community mates Ben Frost (organ) and Paul Corley (piano), Hilary Ryon & Karen Goldfeder (cups & diamonds).

Watch a solo drum performance by Ikuro Takahashi

In February 2010, Japanese percussionist Ikuro Takahashi performed at Akebono Art and Community Centre in Sapporo, capital city of Japan’s northernmost main island Hokkaido. Film maker Mikio Saito was there to capture it