Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Sun, Mar 3 2024 7:00 PM

West Oakland Sound Series
2201 Poplar Street Dresher Ensemble Studio Oakland
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(Gino Robair with Tom Djll)

Eric Theise and UNPOPULAR ELECTRONICS (Gino Robair with Tom Djll) present real time cartographic improvisations using projected, manipulated digital maps, and custom-built electro-acoustic instruments. Evenings of street grids, rivers, islands, and curiosities from the built environment. Saturated colors. Glitches in crowdsourced data. Orphaned information and free-floating symbology.

ANN CALLAWAY plays her Three Existential Postcards for Piano and Char: Six Poems by Shinjiro Kurahara with RICHARD MIX, bass; plus works for solo voice by JOHN CAGE, MORTON FELDMAN, HENRI POUSSEUR, ELLIOTT CARTER, troubadors, trouveres & minnesingers.

Cost: $10-$25 sliding scale
Audio samples in which musicians at this event play:
Videos featuring musicians playing at this event
Gino Robair and John Butcher, 2008
Tender Buttons at Second Act, SF, 2016; live video processing by Bill Thibault
Krys Bobrowski: sliding speaker; Eric Theise: map manipulations. Excerpt of the 40 minute improvisation that took place on 13 November 2022 at Mosswood Sound Series, Oakland, CA. Thanks to Matt Ingalls of sfSound for presenting experimental sound, weekly, in this warm and welcoming venue throughout 2022. Thanks, too, to Conrad and Willis Meyers for the loan of the digital projector.