The NVS Trio–Gary Rouzer (Amptext) on prepared cello and objects; Jeff Surak on prepared zither and objects; me on prepared double bass, objects and granular synth app–recorded at Last Resort Studio in Silver Spring on Saturday. A brief excerpt from the session has been posted here. Photo by Gary Rouzer.
Graham Dunning‘s Open Sound Group has just released after 30 x 12 (for C. Reider), a collaboration with sound artist C. Reider. From the description: After 30 x 12 (for C. Reider) by Daniel Barbiero is a gestural composition for double bass and optional electronics. Individual gestures were drawn from a closed vocabulary of actions … More after 30 x 12 released by open sound group
A typically thoughtful review of Augmented Landscapes from the blog Just Outside.
The latest installment of Don Campau‘s always-stimulating No Pigeonholes EXP series includes “DB Tone Roe V.1” from If, Bwana’s The Rationale for a Space Telescope.
Percorsi Musicali was kind enough to ask me to write a piece about my contribution to the If, Bwana release The Rationale for a Space Telescope.
Avant Music News has selected The Rationale for a Space Telescope as one of its picks of the week. Thanks, AMN!
Courtesy of Gary Rouzer, a photograph of set one of this past Saturday’s benefit show for Pyramid Atlantic. Left to right: Jimmy Ghaphery, Sam Byrd, Ken Manheimer, Page Ghaphery, Jose Dominguez, me.
A photograph of Colla Parte playing a benefit for the Pyramid Atlantic art center, an essential institution for visual art and sound art alike. This was the second set of the evening; the first set was an improvisation for trio (Sam Byrd on percussion and objects, Jimmy Ghaphery on alto saxophone, flute and tape, and … More (re)building the pyramid
“Prepared Chance,” a track featuring prepared double bass and field recordings from the Augmented Landscapes release, has been included in Playlist 95 of Alastair Wilson’s fine radio show Admirable Restraint from Sydney, Australia. As it happens, this is the final installment of the program. Admirable Restraint was a favorite around here and surely will be missed. Admirable … More admirably restrained