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UNISOUND

For four days, which are concurrent with the Printed Matter Art Book Fair (Thursday January 31st – Sunday February 3rd) Public Fiction will be transformed by artist/musicians Robert Barber/The Urxed and Chris Duncan into a sound sculpture that will function as a platform for sound makers from the Los Angeles and Bay Areas to perform in, on and/or interact with.
Donation at the door. No one turned away for lack of funds.

Schedule (in no particular order)

THURSDAY 7PM -11PM
Infinite Body
DIVA
Matthew Sullivan
Pod Blotz
the Urxed

FRIDAY 7PM -12AM
Secret Circuit (LA)
High Places (LA)
Zachary James Watkins (Oakland)
Anenon (LA)
Anthony Iamurri/Chris Duncan (Oakland/SF)
John Davis/Paul Clipson (Oakland)

SATURDAY 5PM-12AM (Starts EARLY!)
Lucky Dragons (LA)
Rene Hell (LA)
Danny Paul Grody (SF)
White Rainbow (LA/PDX)
Robert Crouch (LA)
Tana Sprague (Oakland)
Laura Steenberge (Oakland)
The Sun (Oakland)

SUNDAY Afternoon 1PM -6PM
Brendan Fowler (LA)
Sneaky Snake (LA)
Dean Spunt (LA
Collin Mckelvey (Oakland)
Randy Randall (LA)

The entire 4 days of sound will be archived by the wonderful
DUBLAB.COM

Brought to you by:
PUBLIC FICTION: http://publicfiction.org/
LAND AND SEA: http://landandseelandandsea.blogspot.com/
THE URXED/ROBERT BARBER
With generous support from DUBLAB http://www.Dublab.com/

Ben Vida – Smoke Machine Mix 0

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Ben Vida
Smoke Machine Mix

Ocora Phase – Ben Vida
La Légende d’Eer – Iannis Xenakis
Ocora Phase – Ben Vida
Do While – Oval
U-Turn-To – Herbert Brün
Ocora Phase – Ben Vida
Vielleicht – Duo, 1963/68/70 – Josef Anton Riedl
Ocora Phase – Ben Vida
Until spring – Morton Subotnick
Tudo Tudo Tudo – Caetano Veloso

Ben also has a new LP out that you can order HERE!

Music Interiors 57

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Mix of Japanese new-age/ambient/minimalist music, mostly emanating from the corporate infrastructure of the 1980s asset bubble. FM synthesis, prefab “lifestyle” soundscapes and the illusion of nature in a hyper-urban environment.

Tracklist:
Hiroshi Yoshimura – “Water Planet” from Soundscape 1: Surround
Toshifumi Hinata – “Colored Air” from Reality in Love
Midori Takada – “Mr. Henri Rousseau’s Dream” from Through the Looking Glass
Yas Kaz – “Jungle Book/Windscape” from Jomon-Sho
Yutaka Hirose – “Nova” from Sound Scape 2: Nova
Shiho Yabuki ‎– “Tomoshibi” from The Body Is A Message Of The Universe
Inoyama Land ‎– “Mizue” from Danzindan-Pojidon
Yoshio Ojima ‎– “Sealed” from Une Collection Des Chainons II: Music For Spiral
Yoichiro Yoshikawa ‎– “Nube” from Cyprus
Interior ‎– “Park” from Interior
Yasuaki Shimizu – “Kono Yo Ni Yomeri #2” from Kakashi
Hiroshi Yoshimura ‎– “Water Copy” from Music For Nine Post Cards
Yoichiro Yoshikawa – “Crater on the Moon” from Miracle Planet
Haruomi Hosono – “(In-store background music for Muji storefront)” from Muji BGM
Kenji Furukawa – “(Untitled Water Recording) from Sound Stream: Mizu

Fairlights Mallets and Bamboo Vol. 2 coming soon…

MANDELBROT & SKYY, MATHEW DRYHURST, BRANDON NICKELL, PAUL CLIPSON – The Lab, SF – Tonight! 0

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Wednedsay, January 23, 2013
8:30 PM
The Lab
$6 – $15 Sliding Scale

MANDELBROT & SKYY (LA/NY)
MATHEW DRYHURST (SF)
BRANDON NICKELL (SF)
PAUL CLIPSON (SF)

Charles Curtis solo cello works by Eliane Radigue & Alvin Lucier – Feb. 10th – The Lab, SF 0

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Charles Curtis at The Lab, San Francisco
Sunday, February 10, 2013, 7:30pm

In a two-part concert, cellist Charles Curtis will present solo works created for and with him by Éliane Radigue, Alvin Lucier and Alison Knowles. Radigue’s Naldjorlak (2005) is a nearly hour-long, continuous exploration of the acoustical properties of the cello, centered around a tuning of the cello to its own intrinsic resonance. All of the strings are brought into alignment with the cello’s “wolf tone”; the entire corpus of the cello is engaged to elicit a complex, closely related spectrum of harmonics and resonances. Lucier’s Slices for Cello and Pre-recorded Orchestra (2011) sets the solo cello against a sustained chromatic tone cluster in 52 orchestral instruments, arrayed as a Supercollider patch. By outlining the cluster in various melodic orderings, the solo cello erases and re-inscribes the orchestral cluster in a slowly unfolding process. Alison Knowles’ Rice and Beans for Charles Curtis (2008) is a graphic score made of hand made rice paper, beans, lentils and bits of fabric and string. Curtis interprets this work of visual art in a performance analogous to the making of the score, working over the “score” of the instrument in several passes, seeking out unsuspected resonances by tapping, rubbing and stroking the instrument with bare hands.

Éliane Radigue (born 1932) is one of the pioneers of electronic music and music of long duration. Naldjorlak is her very first work for an acoustic instrument.

Alvin Lucier (born 1931) is an American experimental composer who directly engages the physical properties of sound in space. Works of his such as “I am sitting in a room” and “Music for Solo Performer” are landmarks of late twentieth-century art.

Alison Knowles (born 1933) is a first generation member of Fluxus and an internationally acclaimed visual artist, poet and musician. Her work elaborates John Cage’s ideas of indeterminacy in rigorous and surprising new applications.

Your Victorian Breasts – WITH ARP, DATE PALMS, ROGER TELLIER-CRAIG & MORE 1

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Your Victorian Breasts
three:four records,
Feb 5 2013 gatefold 2xLP
curated by Maxime Guitton

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A1- A R P : Phase IV (excerpt) (5:42)
A2- Ignatz: Do Not Wake Me (4:00)
A3- Filipe Felizardo: Where the Oyster remains shut; and the Mole pisses at the sun, extinguishing its Light (4:44)
A4- Arlt: Tu m’as encore crevé un cheval (4:21)
A5- William Tyler: A Portrait of Sarah (6:09)

B1- Robert Hampson: Retour à la chaleur (6:55)
B2- Alastair Galbraith: New Heart of Darkness (2:37)
B3- Date Palms: Dust Bowl Theme (demo) (3:03)
B4- Roger Tellier-Craig: Transit (4:10)
B5- Black To Comm: Nord (5:03)

C1- Eric Chenaux: Na Te Mislim (6:35)
C2- Syracuse Ear: Earth of Vitreous (4:11)
C3- Hamilton Yarns: What Comes (5:40)
C4- Corridors: Broken Ellipses (5:06)
C5- Pigeons: Mésanges (3:56)

D1- Alvarius B: Goodbaby Goodbye (2:56)
D2- Circuit des Yeux: Despair Came Knocking (Instrumental) (3:55)
D3- Mendrugo: Estrella Fugaz (3:34)
D4- Raajmahal: My Boy is a Good Child, Sleep (8:44)
D5- Supreme Dicks: 4 Come In (for Gaëlle) (3:07)

Interior – Interior 6

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Interior – Interior
Windham Hill Records & Tapes
WT-1047
1985

01 Technobose
02 Giant Steps
03 Flamengo
04 Timeless
05 Hot Beach
06 Reply
07 Luft
08 Ascending
09 Park

Interior is Eiki Nonaka, Daisuke Hinata, Mitsuru Sawamura & Tsukasa Betto
Produced by Haruomi Hosono

DOWNLOAD (320kbps mp3 + scans)

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Midori Takada – Through The Looking Glass 13

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Midori Takada
Through The Looking Glass
RCA LP, 1983

01. Mr. Henri Rousseau’s Dream
02. Crossing
03. Trompe-L’oeil
04. Catastrophe Σ

Japanese percussionist’s solo album who appeared on both Mkwaju Ensemble albums, whose tracks are featured on Spencer D’s “Fairlights, Mallets & Bamboo” Rootmix. Thanks to Root Blog friend Ryan Chittick for the tip-off.

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