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Maxwell August Croy – European Shows + Residencies 0


Maxwell is in Europe for 2 months of shows (new dates in Spain and Germany added) and residencies, schedule below:

Aug 19 : Porto, Portugal – Serralves Park Há Luz No Parque Festival
Aug 20 : Porto, Portugal – Serralves Park Há Luz No Parque Festival
Aug 26 – Sept 3 : Rotterdam, Netherlends – WORM Residency
Sept 10 : Santiago De Compostela, Spain – WOS Festival
Sept 14 : Oviedo, Spain – Lata De Zinc
Sept 17 : Barcelona, Spain – El Pumarejo
Sept 26 – Oct 2 : Stockholm, Sweden – EMS Residency
Oct 8 : Berlin, Germany – DAT Festival
Oct 15 : Berlin, Germany – SPEKTRUM (w/ Erik Skodvin)

Ambient Church 0

Ambient Church
Films by Paul Clipson and Lawrence Jordan

Sound Performances by Leyna Marika Papach and John Davis
Soundtracks by King Midas Sound/Fennesz and Tashi Wada
8pm Friday, August 26th, 2016
Park Church & Co-Op

129 Russell St., Brooklyn, New York

Love’s Refrain 0

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma – “Love’s Refrain” from Geographic North on Vimeo. Grab digital here.



ECSTATIC LANDSCAPES: Film, music and performance

Miranda Dershimer
Faith Arazi / Maddie Moir
Dave DeFilippo / Kevin Corcoran / Paul Clipson

Friday, July 22, 2016 8pm

Artists’ Television Access
992 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA. 94110


Jefre Cantu-Ledesma – In Summer / Songs Of Remembrance / Songs Of Forgiveness LP’s 0


Jefre Cantu-Ledesma
In Summer
Cassette, edition of 100 / Digital.

New limited edition cassette now available for pre-order (out on 8/7/16) via Geographic North. Digital pre-order available from Jefre’s Bandcamp page here.

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma
Songs Of Remembrance
Songs Of Forgiveness
LP’s, edition of 500 / Digital.

Jefre’s two cassettes from 2014 are being reissued on vinyl in a limited edition of 500 copies each via the new imprint PRE-ECHO, headed up by visual artist Matt Connors.  Released on Aug. 1st, US customers can pre-order copies direct from Jefre here & here.

Feeler – Sarah Davachi and Paul Clipson 0

Music Interiors Vol. 2: Interni Italiani 9


DJ mix of Italian ambient/minimalist/avant-garde music, mostly emanating from institutions supporting the arts in cities like Milan and Rome: theatre production soundtracks, video installations, architectural studies, etc.

Ethnographic plunderphonics, post-Battiato spiritual minimalism and hypnotic FM patterns (plus Mediterranean fourth world currents throughout).


Daniel Bacalov ‎– “Africa L’Animali” Il Ladro Di Anime
O.A.S.I. ‎– “Il Gioco Dei Sogni” Il Cavaliere Azzurro
Roberto Musci / Giovanni Venosta – “Nexus On The Beach” Water Messages On Desert Sand
Piero Milesi / Daniel Bacalov ‎– “Camera 2° Parte” La Camera Astratta
Riccardo Sinigaglia ‎– “Attraverso (excerpt)” Riflessi
Elicoide – “Mitochondria (excerpt)” Elicoide
The Doubling Riders ‎– “Chinese Comedy” Doublings & Silences Vol. II
Roberto Laneri ‎– “Animalia” from Anadyomene
Goffredo Haus ‎– “Cielo” Musiche Per Poche Parti
Francesco Messina ‎– “Comunicazioni Interne” Medio Occidente
Roberto Donnini ‎– “T 2 A (excerpt)” Tunedless
Mario Piacentini / Roberto Bonati / Anthony Moreno – “Sealed in a Transparent Cube (excerpt)” Frozen Pool
Magazzini Criminali / Jon Hassell – “Camminavo Nella Sera Piena Di Lilla” Sulla Strada
Vincenzo Zitello “Arilels” Et Vice-Versa
Roberto Mazza “Stanze Parallele” Scoprire Le Orme
Raffaele Serra – “Maldoror Theme” Kodak Ghost Poems
Giovanni Venosta ‎– “Woman In Late” Olympic Signals
Andreolina ‎– “Music In A Small Room” An Island In The Moon
Piero Milesi (w/Riccardo Sinigaglia) ‎– “The Presence Of The City” The Nuclear Observatory Of Mr. Nanof

Cover image: Munari Apartment Venice, Sottsass/Cibic. Thanks to Jed B for the Donnini loaner…

Sun Place: Maggi Payne, Paul Clipson, more – ATA, SF – Wed May 25 0


SUN PLACE: An Evening of Sound & Image

Maggi Payne, Stephanie Sherriff, Sean Smith, Chris Duncan and Paul Clipson

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 8pm $7-10

Artists’ Television Access, 992 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA. 94110

Valet & Visible Cloaks – Color of Pomegranates, 2014 1


Throwing this around on the internet today in an effort to respect the Armenian people on the 101st anniversary of the Armenian genocide. Honey Owens (Valet) & myself (Visible Cloaks) deconstructing Armenian traditional music, recorded in 2014 as part of a live re-scoring of Sergei Parajanov’s “Color of Pomegranates”. Shareread and donate as you see fit – thanks.

Download here.

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