Archive for May, 2018

Painting #3368

May 31, 2018

painting #3368

Gigs May, 2018

May 31, 2018

May 1 at 114 Grand St, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – Trogotronics, ???, 4×4 matrix mixer
Walter Wright – drums, percussion

May 5 at Firehouse, Worcester MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – Trogotronics, ???, 4×4 matrix mixer
Nico – Trogotronics
Walter Wright – Board Weevil
with
id m theft able, Dog Hospice, Bill T Miller, Andrea Pensado, Abdul Sherzai

May 6 at Third Life Studio, Somerville MA
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Bianca Beneduzi, Katerine Gagnon, Ofri Rieger, Charlotte Wagner, Andrea West – movement
Burca Gulec, Christos Koulendros, John Voigt, Walter Wright – sound

May 6 at Abandon Bear Cages, Boston MA
LOS CONDENADOS:
Christos Koulendros – electronics
Andrea Pensado – voice, electronics
Chris Strunk – snare drum
Walter Wright – Board Weevil
with
id m theftable, Kevin Dacey, Stephanie Marie Germaine, Britanny Karlson, Victoria Shen

May 8 at Cafe Fixe, Brookline MA
Bats From Pogo
Andrea Pensado – voice, contact mics, laptop
Walter Wright – AVSynth (audio only)

Émilie’s Book Launch
May 9 at Jardin botanique de Montréal, Montreal QC
D’un érotisme botanique d’Émilie Mouchous

May 12 at 114 Grand Street, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – Shnth
Walter Wright – drums, percussion
with
Thollem McDonas – Korg Synthesizer

May 13 at Third Life Studio, Somerville MA
ensemble inédit ?!
Description:Joe Burgio – artistic director
Bianca Beneduzi, Katerine Gagnon, Ofri Rieger – movement
Christos Koulendros, John Voigt, Walter Wright – sound

May 14 at 114 Grand St, Lowell MA
Listening Workshop
led by Thollem McDonas
with
pre-workshop background music by
Christos Koulendros – saz

Crank’s Farewell Party
May 20 at The Brick House, Turners’ Falls MA
Bats From Pogo:
Andrea Pensado – voice, laptop, electronics
Michael F Dailey Jr & Walter Wright – drums, percussion
with
Adam Bosse, Crank Sturgeon, & more

May 31 at UnchARTed, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Michael F Dailey Jr – drums
Walter Wright – AVSynth
with
Idol Brain, Flo-Pilot, Justin Trudeau

Christos at home with the flu!

From a book on 4’33”

May 30, 2018

I BELIEVE THAT THE USE OF NOISE TO MAKE
wherever we are, what we hear is mostly noise. when we ignore it,
MUSIC WILL CONTINUE AND INCREASE UNTIL WE
it disturbs us. when we listen to it, we find it fascinating. the sound
REACH A MUSIC PRODUCED THROUGH THE AID
of a truck at fifty miles per hour. static between the stations. rain.
OF ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENTS WHICH WILL MAKE
we want to capture and control these sounds, to use them not as
AVAILABLE FOR MUSICAL PURPOSES ANY AND ALL
sound effects, but as musical instruments, every film studio has
SOUNDS THAT CAN BE HEARD . . . WHEREAS, IN
a ‘library of sounds’ recorded on film. with a film phonograph
THE PAST, THE POINT OF DISAGREEMENT HAS
it is now possible to control the amplitude and frequency of any one
BEEN BETWEEN DISSONANCE AND CONSONANCE,
of these sounds and to give to it rhythms within or beyond the reach
IT WILL BE, IN THE IMMEDIATE FUTURE, BETWEEN
of imagination. given four film phonographs, we can compose and
NOISE AND SO-CALLED MUSICAL SOUNDS
perform a quartet for explosive motor, wind, heartbeat, and landslide.

~ John Cage, 1961

Painting #3367

May 30, 2018

painting #3367

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May 29, 2018

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Painting #3365

May 28, 2018

painting #3365

Painting #3364

May 27, 2018

painting #3364

Painting #3363

May 26, 2018

painting #3363

w2 recorded May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018

 

 

A new Processing sketch with audio driving the video, additional sound and image processing using the AVSynth, vocals by George & Grace, the parakeets. And there’s more …

This is a single track, real-time, AVSynth and Processing.

track 01

Painting #3362

May 25, 2018

painting #3362