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Archive for June, 2012

Golden Retriever – Serene Velocity 0

From the new GR record on Thrill Jockey, video by Jamie Potter.

Pete Swanson – Pro Style 1

From a forthcoming EP on Type, video by Brenna Murphy.

Paul Clipson – NYC Events – June 28/30 0

From Paul:

On Thursday, June 28th at 7pm at Entwine in Manhattan, I’ll be screening two short Super 8mm films to live performances by Piet-Jan van Rossum. The evening is part of the Kinematic Thursday series presented by Coworker Projects. Entwine’s address is 765 Washington Street, New York, NY 10014
Here’s more info about the event on their website.

Then on Saturday, June 30th in Brooklyn at 7pm, I’ll be screening a program of Super 8mm films at Microscope Gallery, featuring music created by Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Gregg Kowalsky and Barn Owl. Included films will be SPHINX ON THE SEINE, CHORUS, UNION, LIGHT FROM THE MESA and COMPOUND EYES. Admission is $6. Microscope Gallery’s address in Bushwick is 4 Charles Place, Brooklyn, NY 11221, and here’s their website with more information.

Jordan Belson – Bardo 1

Bardo (2001) excerpt, by Jordan Belson

More info on the late Jordan Belson and his work over at CVM.

Golden Retriever – Occupied with the Unspoken 0

Golden Retriever’s latest multi-dimensional exploration is up for pre-order now on Thrill Jockey!

“US customers who pre-order will receive a free 8oz bag of Stumptown Coffee!”

BEN VIDA – ssseeeeiiiiii 0

BEN VIDA ‘ssseeeeiiiiii’ (PAN 23) from Bill Kouligas on Vimeo.

Klaus Schulze Live – WDR Köln 1977 2

Q&A – Maggi Payne 1

1: Analog or Digital?

2: What time did you wake up today?
8:03 am

3: Last thing you read?
Radical Light

4: Whats your first memory?
I forget

5: Tea Or Coffee?
Lemon ginger tea

6: Last thing you cooked?
Does boiling water count?

7: If you’re reborn who or what would you like to be?
A dolphin or the sea

8: What inspires you?
Just about everything

9: Last record you played?
Annea Lockwood’s Jitterbug

10: Favorite piece of musical equipment?
Too tough to answer and a moving target

11: Last movie you saw?
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

12: Who do you love?
Almost everyone

13: Do you have any pets?
Our neighborhood supplies a plethora of cats to pet

14: Are you useful?
Hope so

15: Biggest fear?
Perhaps that I’m not useful

16: What do you value the most?
The environment

17: Famous last words?
Ahh, ahh

Maggi Payne is Co-Director of the Center for Contemporary Music at Mills College, Oakland. She has been writing and performing music since the 70s and has performed her works all over the world. Her latest release (a retrospective of previously unreleased material), Ahh-Ahh Music For Ed Tannenbaum’s Technological Feets 1984-1987, is out now on Root Strata.

Tom Carter 0

Update on Tom Carter over at Volcanic Tongue, please read.

Marielle Jakobsons – Glass Canyon 0

Marielle Jakobsons’ (aka Darwinsbitch) latest solo release ‘Glass Canyon’ is now available on Students of Decay via Experimedia. Preview below and grab it here!.

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