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Unexpected View – ATA, SF – Tomorrow Night! 0

Unexpected View

Irwin Swirnoff
Jon Porras
John Davis & Linda Scobie
Ben Bracken & Paul Clipson

992 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110

8pm, $6-10

The Kiwi Animal 0

The Kiwi Animal
Massage Records – LP, 1985
A1. Flesh & Time (2:00)
A2. Dust (5:16)
A3. Mudsinging (5:53)
A4. This Day (2:33)
A5. Conversation Piece (5:21)
B1. Woman And Man Have Balance (5:23)
B2. Fag Piece (3:53)
B3. Going Hands (2:39)
B4. Mr. Happy (3:49)
B5. Mercy (2:32)

Cello, Guitar, Trumpet, Vocals: Patrick Waller
Vocals, Guitar, Lyrics: Brent S Hayward, Julie Cooper

Recorded in Auckland on 8-track equipment between January 27th and February 13th 1985 at Knox Church Parnell with the exception of B1/B2 recorded at Last Laugh recording Studio and the J.S. Sarten No.1 Parking Building, respectively.

Music was played live except for a trumpet overdub on Mudsinging, Woman and Man Have Balance and tapes on Conversation Piece/Fag Piece.

Thanks to Graham Sinclair for the Casio PT50, Greg McKenzie for the Boss DD2, Craig Mason for assistance, Carol Simmington, Reverend Margaret Wilkinson, Brion Gysin, Chris Esther and Ted Hurlock.


Sabu Orimo – Ichi-On 4

織茂サブ (Orimo Sabu)
一音 (Ichi-On)
Subjective Spirit Sound, CDR 2006

1. 地声 (Jigoe) 7:31
2. ゆれ (Yure) 9:41
3. ゆり (Yuri) 9:36
4. 狼 (Okami) 4:51
5. 森 (Mori) 29:15

“Japanese old stone age style”


Jefre Cantu-Ledesma & Paul Clipson – CineChamber – Mutek Montreal 0

Mutek Montreal

May 22, 2012 – June 03, 2012

10-screen 10-channel audio/ video installation. Filmmakers & musicians include Paul Clipson w/ Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Markus Popp w/ Masako Tanaka, Christian Fennesz w/ Lillevan, Vladislav Delay w/ AGF, Daniel Menche and a whole bunch more!

Tix & schedule here.

Live (1.5) 0

Keith Fullerton Whitman
Live Generators (1.5)
Agents Of Chaos, c40 2010

01. Live Generator 1.5
02. Live Generator 1.6


Visiting This World – Digital Release 0

Visiting This World, Jefre Cantu-Ledesma’s most recent LP released in an edition of 100 via EN/OF is now available digitally, via Boomkat, iTunes, eMusic, Amazon, etc… This version is exactly the same as the LP, but with new artwork.

Crossroads Festival San Francisco 0

Crossroads Festival 2012
Presented by the San Francisco Cinematheque
Start Friday May 18th @ The Victoria Theater, San Francisco.
Full schedule & tix.

Friday, May 18
7 pm: There is a presence lingering…
Remote (2011) by Jesse McLean; Love Rose (2010) by Bobby Abate; Leonora (2011) by Eliane Lima; With-Me-Not-Me (2011) by Olivia Ciummo; Song for the Collectors (2011) by Tommy Becker; Craig’s Cutting Room Floor (2011) by Linda Scobie; One Way to Find Out (2012) by Scott Stark; The Pool (2011) by Christine Lucy Latimer; Araneae (Compound Eyes No. 4) (2011) by Paul Clipson and Jefre Cantu-Ledesma; The Ape of Nature (2010) by Peggy Ahwesh

9:30pm: Awe Shocks: Illusion Reigns
rites of alchemy (2011) by Moyah Pravda Newsreel; Village, silenced (2012) by Deborah Stratman; Penumbra Blind (2012) by Christina McPhee; Snakes and Ladders (2011) by Katherin McInnis; movement (2011) by Moyah Pravda Newsreel; Awe Shocks (2011) by Anja Dornieden and Juan David González Monroy; Seeking the Monkey King (2011) by Ken Jacobs

Saturday, May 19
2pm: Woman with Flowers: Celebrating Chick Strand
Kristallnacht (1979); Soft Fiction (1979); Angel Blue Sweet Wings (1966)
Order advance tickets here

4:30 pm: Contemplation is a monstrous task…
Don’t Look Directly into the Sun (2010) by Kathleen Rugh; Dark Enough (2011) by Jeanne Liotta; …These Blazeing Starrs! (2011) by Deborah Stratman; End Transmission  (2010) by Yin-Ju Chen and James T. Hong; Landfill 16 (2011) by Jennifer Reeves; Curious Light (2011) by Charlotte Pryce; Valleys of Fear (2010) by Erin Espelie

8:30 pm: APPARENT MOTION: Projection Arts!
Co-presented by ME’DI.ATE
Live projection-performance works
Myth of Persistence (2012) by Gerritt Wittmer and Paul Knowles; The Color Red Bleeds Blue (2011–12) by Kerry Laitala with live score by John Davis; Cipher Screen (2010–12) by Greg Pope with live score by John Hegre

Sunday, May 20
3 pm: …for there our captors demanded songs of joy
Man Is Always on the Stairs Between the Pleats of Matter and the Fields of the Soul (2011) by Jing Niu; L’eau, l’air et les songes (Water, air and dreams) (2009) by Cécile Ravel and Jean-Marc Manteau; Their Bird (2010) by Rei Hayama; Crusts (2011) by Alexander Stewart; Last Time (2011) by Julia Shirar; Light Licks: By the Waters of Babylon: This Could Be the Last Time (2011) by Saul Levine; A Child Goes Burying Dead Insects (Kodomo ga Mushi no Shigai wo Umeni Iku) by Rei Hayama
5:30 pm: California Dreaming: Films by Laida Lertxundi
Laida Lertxundi In Person
program sponsored by the Cultural Office of the Consulate General of Spain, San Francisco
Farce Sensationelle! (2009) by Laida Lertxundi; Lemon (1969) by Hollis Frampton; Footnotes to a House of Love (2007) by Laida Lertxundi; My Tears Are Dry (2009) by Laida Lertxundi; All My Life (1966) by Bruce Baillie; Llora Cuando Te Pase/Cry When It Happens (2011) by Laida Lertxundi; A Lax Riddle Unit (2011) by Laida Lertxundi; and Picture and Sound Rushes (1973) by Morgan Fisher.

7:30 pm: Voices for New Atlantis
9214 (2010) by Takahiro Suzuki; The Voice of God (2010) by Bernd Lützeler; Sounding Glass (2011) by Sylvia Schedelbauer; FF (2010) by Deborah Stratman; River Rites (2011) by Ben Russell; Slow Action (2010) by Ben Rivers

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Spicy Pepsi – Human Resources, LA – Tomorrow Night! 0

Human Resources Gallery May 16th 2012:
An evening of contemporary electronic music in Los Angeles

Rene Hell
M. Geddes Gengras
Sean McCann (Quadraphonic Set)
Mirror To Mirror

+ Visuals by Miko Revereza
+ DJ Cauldron
+ 2 dollar drinks

Human Resources
410 Cottage Home Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012-1415

5 Dollars

Facebook event

Mise en musique du Corticalart de Roger Lafosse 1

Pierre Henry
Mise en musique du Corticalart de Roger Lafosse
Prospective 21e siècle, Philips, LP – 1971

A1. Lévitation (7:33)
A2. Pénétration (5:03)
A3. Cortisouk (5:50)
A4. Electro-Genèse (7:42)
B1. Voyage (6:20)
B2. Sauts (3:55)
B3. Hellzapop (6:33)
B4. Limonaire (3:37)
B5. Fantasia (5:13)

Recorded at Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Live improvisations recorded Feb. 15-21, 1971 by Pierre Henry from Roger Lafosse’s Corticalart device, allowing to transcribe the electric cortex waves in electronic signals for further raw manipulations.
Technical realization by Groupe Artec with electroacoustic equipment from Apsome & J. Heuze.


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