A meet-up & performance event for electronic music and modular synthesizer enthusiasts, featuring manufacturer demos, live performances, hands-on wiggling, and more!
Admission is free, however donations to the The Western Pennsylvania Center for the Performing Arts Academy (a non-profit organization) will be gladly accepted. We understand that starving artists and students are especially strapped for cash.
Western Pennsylvania Center For the Arts
300 James Street
Verona, PA 15147
Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM (ish)
Performers - listed in order of performanceNick Breinich2:00 pmPittsburgh, PAM@ Harder2:30 pmWheeling, WVComposer / Educator / Electronic MusicianDavid Gerard Matthews3:00 pmPittsburgh, PASpectral improvisation with Ondes Martenot and electronicsDownscope4:00 pmWashington, DCDark Ambient, Dub TechnoRimas Campe (aka alternating.bit) brings his most followed electronic music project called Downscope to the live scene.ZenGlop4:30 pmPittsburgh, PAElectroacoustic composition, sonic structure with psychogeographic intentelectroacoustic composition. sonic structure with psychogeographic intent; sparely textured static; tightly patterned rhythms; contrapuntal drones. ZenGlop's set at Oscillate will feature the Make Noise 0-coast and Hurdy Gurdy.The Halting Problem5:00 pmPittsburgh, PAPost techno, live electronicsKantoendrato6:00 pmLaurel, MarylandImprovisational electronic abstract narratives in a live setting.Kantoendrato is the nom de plume for Joe Belknap Wall's improvisational and experimental ambient music. Joe works live, by the seat of his mostly electronic pants, stringing loops and drones and buzzes and hisses and crackles and little shreds and fragments of things almost heard into extended narratives of slow data dashed on the digital rocks before fizzing away into the air.Johnny Jitters6:30 pmPittsburgh, PAExperimental, electronic, ambientBernabo/Li/Riordan (of "How Things Are Made")7:00 pmPittsburgh, PAReal-time processing, Electroacoustic improv
David Bernabo and Brian Riordan are 2/3rds of the group "How Things Are Made", a Pittsburgh based group that is focused on improvisation, and collaborates frequently with local performers. They have recorded over 54 albums and is currently releasing music through a weekly podcast. Lu-Han Li of Taiwan will be joining them on pipa.
David Bernabo is a filmmaker, musician, dancer, visual artist, and writer, performing with the bands Host Skull and How Things Are Made; devising dances with his variable dance company, MODULES; and often collaborating with Maree ReMalia | merrygogo. He curates and produces work for the Ongoing Box imprint and co-curates the Lightlab Performance Series with slowdanger.
Brian Riordan is a composer, performer, improviser, producer, and sound artist originally from Chicago, IL. His research interests are in temporal discontinuity, delay-based performance, real-time digital signal processing, and laptop performance aesthetics. As an avid collaborator, he has performed in numerous ensembles ranging from rock, jazz, classical, and experimental throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.
Lu-Han Li is a composer, pianist, and pipa player from Taiwan. She is interested in sound exploration and incorporating theatrical elements in her music.
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