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I've been invited back to play at the Chapel Hill stop of the International Noise Conference US tour tomorrow night. Music begins at 7pm and will go until 1:30am or so am. My cable whip theremin set is at 8:30pm sharp.

Rules: Back-to-back sets / 15 minutes or less / no drone / no laptop

Full list and schedule of performers here:

https://www.facebook.com/events/528725583856703/?ref=25

Two Man Saw

Mar. 2nd, 2013 04:04 pm
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two man saw

Two Man Saw is clearly the name of my next doom/drone metal bluegrass musical saw/theremin band.
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On this day in 1920, the film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari was released. Back in 2005 - 2007 I collaborated on a soundtrack for this silent film. Here's a link to the full post I made in 2007.

http://badger.livejournal.com/1162821.html

The full movie with both soundtracks can be downloaded from archive.org:

http://www.archive.org/details/Caligari_AnExquisiteCorpse

Project details, individual tracks, notes, etc.:
http://www.ct-collective.com/index.cfm?page=music&albumid=28

Some day I'll screen this here or out there somewhere.

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An inquiry on a list asked for suggestions of any work recorded using contact mics. This was my set of selections from my recorded work with contact microphones.

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A series I did with contact-mic equipped cello bow and electric upright bass.
http://www.subscapeannex.com/bowlisten.html
suggested on that page: Cathedral, Tuvatu, Irem By Day, Carlsbad Cavern
Gallows.

Ithaqua Flyby - 10min00sec. Fly contact mic (beard, breath), loop pedals, Moog pedals.
http://www.subscapeannex.com/other/ithaqua_flyby.mp3

Induction Hammers - 19min19sec. Contact mic, eggshell sounding dome, loop pedals, Moog effects.
http://www.subscapeannex.com/other/induction_hammers.mp3

Ley Line Turbine - 15min30seconds. Contact mic, carotid pulse, Akai Headrush E2 looper, Moogs.
http://www.subscapeannex.com/other/leylineturbine.mp3

Machete - 9min19sec. 2-handed machete, contact microphone, Moog pedals.
http://www.subscapeannex.com/2011/machete.mp3

Monks of Dagon - contact mic (eggshell, and breath), other.
http://www.subscapeannex.com/other/shards1_monksofdagon.mp3
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It's been so long since I used a tuner that the largest block of time in prepping for last week's recording of a drone in E was finding where a tuner was in the studio.
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Good: found great-grandfather's pocket watch and wound it for a recording project. Mildly aggravating: ribbon contact mic isn't in main box, first piezo contact mic is defunct, other contact mics are probably with the ribbon. Will look later, should be around here. More annoying than I expected: the pocket watch, of course, isn't something I can turn on and off: it just. keeps. ticking.

MonotonE

Jan. 22nd, 2013 10:48 pm
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MonotonE - 8min48sec. Zeta Crossover electric upright bass, E-Bow. Recorded with Marantz PMD-620 field recorder.
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dOrE-disquiet0055-twoscrews

Created by importing the two tracks "do" and "re" into Audacity, setting "do" as Left and "re" as RIght, then selecting blocks of audio visually and cutting and pasting back and forth between the two tracks until I'd reached a satisfactory result. No other processing other than a Gysinian cut up as described.

More on this 55th Disquiet Junto project at:
disquiet.com/2013/01/17/disquiet0055-twoscrews/

More details on the Disquiet Junto at:
soundcloud.com/groups/disquiet-junto/

More on the Frahm project at:
reworked.nilsfrahm.com/
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I was invited to play Tar Heel Music Festival today as part of a trio. We'll be at Jessee's Coffee in Carrboro from 5pm to 5:45pm. Music from many other bands at the Cave, Local 506, and Nightlight until past midnight. I'm looking forward to Gmish, a local klezmer band, among others.

Also today, the second Illogicon at which some of my friends including [livejournal.com profile] rdansky are invited guests and speakers, and many others are attending is in Cary last night through Sunday. I don't actually have anything in particular I want to ask Tim Powers, although you'd think I would. [livejournal.com profile] maegwynn and I went last night.
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I'm playing The Cave at 5pm with Stevens and Grimball as part of Tar Heel Sound Fest.
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30 June (Saturday) - Subscape Annex with Morgan Evans-Weiler, Remora, Joe Hendrix - Nightlight - Facebook event for the show - doors at 9pm, music at 9:30pm, $5 cover

I am currently planning to perform on arachnobass with effects of rarity.
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I've been invited back to Maker Faire North Carolina this year, this Saturday June 16. The location is the Kerr Scott building at the NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raleigh NC 27607. I'm playing from 11:40am to about 12:20pm. Music begins at 10am and I'm the third of seven performances. The full schedule is:

1000 - robotic LEGO band - LEGO Mindstorms rock band
1050 - small life form http://www.silbermedia.com/smalllifeform/
1140 - subscape annex http://www.subscapeannex.com
1230 - powercloud http://www.blondenamusic.com/powercloud.html
1320 - ann feld http://www.annfeld.com
1410 - bryce eiman http://soundcloud.com/bryce-eiman
1500 - joe hendrix http://www.myspace.com/thehendrixexperiment

Information, descriptions, and links for the other performances are at

http://makerfairenc.com/maker-faire-music-2012/

Proof

Apr. 14th, 2012 02:37 pm
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was quite good, and I enjoyed the show's performance. Thought the sound design was unobtrusive and faded into the background, which was the goal so I call that a success.

advance article about the show from last week
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I did the sound design for this production.



email announcement under the cut )
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18 January - Chapel Hill - 919noise Showcase night, with Subscape Annex, Derek Poteat (ex-Ahleuchatistas), David Menestres, and Xopher Thurston - Nightlight - event flyer - Facebook event - doors 9pm, show 9:30pm, $5 cover

Last Wednesday's show, thanks to everyone who came. pictures, gear list )

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