This survey is intended to gather information relating to the experiance of live performers of electronic dance music with an emphasis on the use of midi controllers as a tool for live improvisation or composition

* 1. As an electronic artist –
Do you find live improvisation/composition performance more satisfying?

* 2. Which of the following formats is having the greatest degree of influence on electronic dance music?

* 3. Do you think an audience can tell the difference between controller led live performance and pre-composed sets?

* 4. If your performance uses software sequencers, what do you use?

* 5. If you use hardware, what do you use?

* 6. What controller(s) do you use for live performance.

* 7. Do you feel that convergent technologies such as iPads using audio applications are having an impact on the performance?

* 8. Describe what performing live means to you?

* 9. If your live set up uses controllers how do you use them

  Yes No
As my main performance instrument
As a tool to add or control EFX
To trigger clips/scenes/tracks in a sequencer
Do you use a keyboard style controller
Do you use a non keyboard controller
Do you use controllers to perform as a DJ
Do you perform as an electronic musician
Do you compose your own live material
Is your performance a live improvisation
Is your performance a Hybrid