My new project, SPARE ∆ SPELLS, is debuting at an epic hootenanny we’ve arduously concocted on Halloween Night (2014) here in PORTLAND, OREGON. Here’s a “promo” with a snippet of “live” audio as well as a preview of my set-specific edit of the 1945 Film-Noir, “DETOUR,” that will provide the visuals for our unveiling…
and Here’s a flyer for the FREE debut designed by yours truly…
HERE IS A DEMO FOR THE NEW ALBUM “PRAGMAGIK”. IT IS WITHOUT VOCALS. THIS IS AN INSTRUMENTAL PREVIEW.
Performing Halloween Night At Good Neighbor in NE PORTLAND, 2013
The Halloween show was wrought with technical difficulties. Mainly my live sequencing with a 4-track cassette player. The night conjured epic weirdness. It caused me to go back to the drawing board and invest in some new musical artifacts. I picked up a MARANTZ PORTABLE CASSETTE RECORDER (seen below) to perform my sequenced junk percussion live. The process of found sound samples that are sequenced digitally, yet, performed through cassette has finally been manifested:
I was able to give the new set-up some performance practice at The Habesha Lounge, here, in Portland, Oregon, a couple weeks later. It was not as exercised as I would’ve liked, but was a success all around. Much adoration for my old OAKLAND wizards, SAFEWORD, for performing with me for a second time on their second tour of PDX.