Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Sat, May 18 2024 8:30 PM

Carlos Giffoni / Alex Pelly + Sholeh Asgary + RM Francis

Doors 8pm / Show 8:30pm
$23 advance / $25 door / free or discounted for members

Venezualan experimental musician Carlos Giffoni came up on the scene as a noise guitar player in the late 90s, but quickly pivoted into electronic music composition in the early 00s with milestone releases on Important Records and his label No Fun Productions. He performs at The Lab with live visuals from Dub Lab's Alex Pelly on analog video synthesis, on the heels of his latest record Dream Walker.

Sholeh Asgary is an interdisciplinary sound artist who researches how the auditory characteristics of a location reveal its underlying conditions and our relationship to place—echoing the near-perpetual movement across borders that characterized Asgary’s formative years. Her performances have been presented by such institutions as Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Gray Area, Stanford University, and Cone Shape Top.

RM Francis is an artist from Seattle working with computer-generated sound and language via recording, performance, and installation. His practice foregrounds computation-based compositional strategies, with a current emphasis on methods that exploit discrepancies between human and artificial auditory systems.