Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Sun, Jul 23 2017 5:00 PM

Touch the Gear Expo, Vamp Pop-Up Record Shop and KFJC 89.7FM
16th Annual Outsound New Music Summit

Free Admission Family Friendly!

KFJC FM 89.7FM, Outsound Presents and VAMP vintage • art • music for the people brings another installment of their original public event Touch the Gear to the Summit. This hands-on, kid and family-friendly exposition is free and open to the public sure to excite and foster the spirit of discovery for all ages. During the evening attendees get to roam among the exhibition getting a hands-on experience of sound producing gear, computers, instruments and invention! -- Everything from oscillators and electronics, to planks of wood with strings attached; All attendees get to ask questions, make sound and experience how the instruments work, in an environment that demystifies technology while inspiring creativity.
Also for the first time Vamp Vintage Music & Art teams up with Outsound with their signature Pop-Up Record shop. Great recordings from the past and present will be available. Avant-Garde, Rock, Jazz, and more!

Amanda Chaudhary, Andrew of Chopstick, Dania Luck, David Michalak, David Samas, Jeff Klukowski, Matt Davignon, Peter Whitehead, Tim Thompson, Tom Djll, Tom Nunn, Shanna Sordahl, Christine Richers, Motoko Honda
More TBA

Analog Modular Synth, theremini
"atari punk consoles, contact
microphones, circuit bent toys"
Chessica (electronic chessboard)
contramast and some assorted small toys
synths / tapes
minimal drum machine
homemade electro-acoustic instruments
UniLooper, LinnStrument
modular synth, circuit-bent stuff
Lukie tubes and Chase plate

Audio samples in which musicians at this event play:
Videos featuring musicians playing at this event
Invented Instruments , at the High Zero festival September 22nd 2012 , Baltimore Maryland
Tender Buttons at Second Act, SF, 2016; live video processing by Bill Thibault