four minutes on eight speakers

4for8 is a public concert format for electro-acoustic music. It features miniatures for eight loudspeakers, each with a duration of exactly four minutes.

Following its premiere in 2011 where it accompanied the inauguration of TAI Studio, the event was repeated 2012.


Fixed media

  • Toucher 4 1 by Chi-Hsia Lai (living in Helsinki, Finland)
  • safety certificate by Florian Grond (living in Bielefeld, Germany / Montreal, Canada)
  • Skrika (2011) by Helene Hedsund (living in Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Glossolalia by Joonas Siren (living in Helsinki, Finland)
  • Wild verses for flute by Magnus Johansson (living in Stockholm, Sweden)
  • SimpleLife by Roberto Pugliese (living in Helsinki, Finland)
  • Windter by Till Bovermann (living in Helsinki, Finland)


  • live coding on hacked gameboy by Dave Griffiths (living in Helsinki, Finland)
  • *live coding with ixi lang *by Thor Magnusson (living in Brighton, UK)


program (pdf)


  • Aki Päivärinne
  • Archontis Politis
  • Callum Goddard
  • James Nesfield
  • Juan Duarte Regino
  • Julian Parker
  • Lai Chi-Hsia
  • Markus Koistinen
  • Paola Livorsi
  • Simon Lysander Overstall
  • Symeon Delikaris-Manias
  • Till Bovermann
  • Tom Hall
  • Tommi Koskinen