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Gigs, April 2015

April 30, 2015

April 2 at Brick House, Turner’s Falls MA
TBIBTO: [Chester NY, Peterborough NH, Lowell MA]
Al Margolis – violin, clarinet, contact mics
Dave Seidel – electronics
Walter Wright – percussion
and
Fine Fines Flop, Stephanie Marie Germaine, David Russell

THANGpassing
April 3 at the Armory, Somerville MA
9am-5pm
Egregoros: [Lowell MA]
Stephanie Marie Germaine – steph stuph
Christos Koulendros – Peter Blasser synths
Walter Wright – percussion
and
Jim Banta, Courtney Blanch, Raymond Chow, Thadd Comstock, Lawson Dawes, Samantha Dearborn, Anastaiya Dumma, Lynn Frederiksen, Paul Kafka-Gibbons, Stefanie Gordo, Jared Hettrick, Molly Hess and dancers, Jimmy Hughes, Jesse Kenas-Collins, Dave Kontak, Al Margolis, Adam Pultz-Melbye, Colleen Roddy, Matt Samolis, Lacey Sasso, Small Feets, Jeanne Traxler

Party at Chailey Mansion
April 3 at Chailey Mansion, Newburyport MA
6pm – Potluck
8pm – Music featuring random solos, duos, trios and more
with
Joe Bastardo – modular synth; Alex Derderian – samples, percussion, maybe puppets; Stephanie Marie Germaine – steph stuph; Christos Koulendros – Peter Blasser synths; Gregory Kowalski – video; Al Margolis – clarinet, violin, objects; Eric Sack – video; Dave Seidel – electronics, bass; Walter Wright – percussion

A great night at the mansion, warm, although the grounds still snow-covered. Bridge construction is at a critical phase. Food first then music by randomly assigned groups including 3 Mustaches 3, a trio; The Dorkestra, a duo; Finger Food, a quartet; Frisky Or Flaccid, a duo; Garden Robots, a trio; Making Love To Myself, a solo; Medicated Furniture, a quartet; Moist Owlettes, a duo; Pacifist Vegetable Hegemony, a quartet; Toto’s Expanding Headband, a quartet. Next time croquet!

April 4 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Margolis Wright Duo: [Chester NY, Lowell MA]
Al Margolis – clarinet, violin, objects
Walter Wright – BoardWeevil, objects
Open rehearsal, recording.

April 7 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Egregoros: [Lowell MA]
Christos Koulendros – Peter Blasser synths
Walter Wright – percussion
Open rehearsal.

April 10 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Germaine Wright [Lowell MA]
Stephanie Marie Germaine – piano, violin, voice
Walter Wright – BoardWeevil, objects
Open rehearsal, recording.

April 10 at Green Street Studios, Cambridge MA
ensemble inedit [Boston MA]
Turing Abstractions II: Improvisational movement
Score: Joe Burgio
Dance: Katrine Gagnon, Michelle Huber, Kristiana Hubley, Andrea Denise Rios, Andrea West
Music: Emilio Gonzalez, Joshua Hahn, Steve Norton, Matt Samolis, Walter Wright

April 11 John Doe Jr, Greenfield MA
Egregoros: [Lowell MA]
Stephanie Marie Germaine – steph stuph
Christos Koulendros – Peter Blasser synths
Walter Wright – percussion
with
Belltonesuicide, Isa X, Painted Faces, Dave Seidel

April 12 at UnchARTed, Lowell MA
Egregoros: [Lowell MA]
Stephanie Marie Germaine – steph stuph
Christos Koulendros – Peter Blasser synths
Walter Wright – percussion
with
BiRdOrGaN, HOT DATE

April 21 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Egregoros: [Lowell MA]
Stephanie Marie Germaine – steph stuph
Christos Koulendros – Peter Blasser synths
Walter Wright – percussion
Open rehearsal.

April 23 at the Arc, Worcester MA
Germaine Wright Duo: [Lowell MA]
Stephanie Marie Germaine – steph stuph
Walter Wright – percussion
with Gay Shapes, Ja-me, Seamus Williams

Christos woke up today with a 103 degree fever. Feel better soon. It’s Steph and me!

April 26 at Third Life Studios, Somerville MA
ensemble inedit [Boston MA]
Open rehearsal

Andrea, Emilio, Josh, and I work with Joe’s new 3D score !!!

April 28 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Egregoros: [Lowell MA]
Christos Koulendros – Peter Blasser synths
Heather Noecker – guitar
Walter Wright – percussion
Open rehearsal.

Germaine Wright Duo recorded April 23, 2015

April 26, 2015

 
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Germaine Wright Duo: [Lowell MA]
Stephanie Marie Germaine – steph stuph
Walter Wright – BoardWeevil

Christos has the flu. Steph and I live at the ARC, Worcester MA, with Gay Shapes, Ja-me, Seamus Williams.

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Egregoros recorded April 7, 2015

April 8, 2015

 
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Egregoros:
Stephanie Marie Germaine – BoardWeevil, electronics
Christos Koulendros – Peter B synths
Walter Wright – drums

Note: again, recording on my ZOOM, this time from the back of the room. Stephanie is set up the left, running through the Peavey bass amp. Christos is in the middle, his speakers behind him. I’m to the right. Between tracks Christos tweaks the bass amp, sounds really good. I’m a little low in the mix, however we blend together well. Next time I’ll compromise and record from the center of the room …

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Egregoros recorded March 31, 2015

April 1, 2015

 
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Pic by Losangelas.

Egregoros:
Stephanie Marie Germaine – Boardweevil, electronics
Christos Koulendros – Peter B synths
Walter Wright – drums
with
Steve Norton – alto clarinet, bass clarinet, sopranino

Note: recorded on my ZOOM, the room sound was well balanced, however the recording is not. The drums are low, so is Stephanie. Christos and Steve are about right.

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Gigs, March 2015

March 31, 2015

XFest 2015
March 1 at Gateway City Arts, Holyoke MA
ensemble inedit:
Gene Nichols, Steve Norton, Andrea Pensado, Walter Wright – musicians
Joe Burgio, Paul Kafka-Gibbons – dancers
Joe Burgio – director
+
Oh Canada!:
Farley Miller – drums
Alex Pelchat – guitar
Walter Wright – drums

119 Gallery with Open Field Initiative and Gateway City Arts present XFest 2015, a festival of improvised music, visuals and movement. The format of the festival is simple and challenging: on Friday and Saturday nights 23 visiting artists and 64 local artists perform in 24 20min sets, 12 sets per night. On Saturday afternoon we plan to run workshops and open sessions. On Sunday afternoon local artists meet and local groups perform.

March 2 at Daileyville, Lowell MA
Oh Canada!:
Farley Miller – drums
Alex Pelchat – guitar
Walter Wright – drums

Also played a duo with Alex, on BoardWeevil.

March 3 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – modular synth
Walter Wright – drums
Open rehearsal.

March 10 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Stephanie Marie Germaine – steph stuph
Christos Koulendros – modular synth
Walter Wright – drums
Open rehearsal.

March 15 at Third Life Studios, Somerville MA
ensemble inedit
Open rehearsal

March 17 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Stephanie Marie Germaine – steph stuph
Christos Koulendros – modular synth
Walter Wright – drums
Open rehearsal.

March 20 at Outpost 186, Cambridge MA
Egregoros: [Lowell MA]
Stephanie Marie Germaine – steph stuph
Christos Koulendros – modular synth
Walter Wright – drums
with
American Thicket: [MA, NY, Paris France]
Mat Maneri – viola
Eliot Cardinaux – piano, spoken word
Hugo Abraham – bass
Kresten Osgood – drums

Egregoros represents a “thoughtform” or “collective group mind”, an autonomous psychic entity made up of, and influencing, the thoughts of a group of people. The Greek word ἑγρήγορος means “Watcher.”

Blast Fest 8: Chillith Fair
March 22 at Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain MA
Germaine Wright Duo:
Stephanie Marie Germaine – BoardWeevil, cheezy keyboard, piano
Walter Wright – BoardWeevil
with
Illusion of Porpoise, Kate Lee, Shorty Mc, Angela Sawyer, and more

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Photo by Shorty Mc

March 23 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Jack Wright – sax
Walter Wright – BoardWeevil
Open rehearsal.

March 24 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – Peter B synths
Walter Wright – drums
Open rehearsal.

BlastFest 8: MOM
March 25 at Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain MA
Bats From Pogo:
Bewitched aka Andrea Pensado – voice, laptop
Bothered aka Walter Wright – BoardWeevil
with
Bemildred aka Stephanie Marie Germaine – steph stuph
and
Blkbx, Blood Club, DENT, Maria Molteni, Tellavision, Trophy Knife

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Photo by Erich Haygun

March 29 at Third Life Studios, Somerville MA
ensemble inedit
Open rehearsal, a full house with 5 dancers (6 if you count Joe) and 6 musicians. Working on the Turing Score for next week’s performances at Green Street Studios.

March 31 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Stephanie Marie Germaine – steph stuph
Christos Koulendros – Peter B synths
Walter Wright – drums
with
Steve Norton – reeds
Open rehearsal.

Egregoros recorded March 20, 2015

March 23, 2015

 
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Egreoros: [Lowell MA]
Stephanie Marie Germaine – steph stuph
Christos Koulendros – Peter Blasser synths
Walter Wright – drums

Our first time playing out, at Outpost 186, Cambridge MA. We opened followed by –

American Thicket: [NY, MA, Paris France, Copenhagen Denmark]
Mat Maneri – viola
Eliot Cardinaux – piano
Hugo Abraham – bass
Kresten Osgood – drums

track01 – A solo by Christos, waiting for Steph to arrive. I forget to “hit record” for our set …

track02 – A duo by Steph and me, recorded two days later, warming up for BlastFest 8, Steph playing BoardWeevil, cheezy keyboard, Korg monotron and I’m playing BoardWeevil.

Egregoros recorded March 17, 2015

March 18, 2015

 
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Egregoros:
Stephanie Marie Germaine – BoardWeevil, Korg Monotron, electronics
Christos Koulendros – a Peter B synth
Walter Wright – drums

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Gigs, February 2015

February 28, 2015

February 3 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – analog synth
Walter Wright – BoardWeevil
Recording session.

February 5 at 13th Floor Music Lounge, Florence MA
Bats From Pogo:
Bewitched aka Andrea Pensado – voice, laptop
Bothered aka Walter Wright – BoardWeevil
with
Bemildred aka Stephanie Marie Germaine – BoardWeevil, steph stuph
and
Company Fuck, Pete Nolan

Peskeomskut Noisecapades
February 8 on the river, Turners Falls MA
Germaine Wright Duo:
Stephanie Marie Germaine – steph stuph, Honeytones
Walter Wright – drum
and
many others, 5min acoustic or battery-powered sets

February 10 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – analog synth
Walter Wright – drums
Recording session.

XFest 2015
February 27 – March 1 at Gateway City Arts, Holyoke MA

I played Sunday March 1, see Gigs, March 2015

119 Gallery with Open Field Initiative and Gateway City Arts present XFest 2015, a festival of improvised music, visuals and movement. The format of the festival is simple and challenging: on Friday and Saturday nights 23 visiting artists and 64 local artists perform in 24 20min sets, 12 sets per night. On Saturday afternoon we plan to run workshops and open sessions. On Sunday afternoon local artists meet and local groups perform.

Germaine Wright Duo recorded February 8, 2015

February 12, 2015

5th Peskeomskut Noisecapades, Great Falls MA


Video by Ted Lee, thanks Ted and thanks Neil Young Cloaca 8^)

Bats From Pogo @ 13th Floor Music Lounge, February 5, 2015

February 6, 2015

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Andrea, Scott Sinclair aka Company F**k and Steph 8^)

Bats From Pogo:
Andrea Pensado aka Bewitched – voice, laptop
Walter Wright aka Bothered – BoardWeevil, Depth Charge Gamelan
with
Stephanie Marie Germaine aka Bemildred – steph stuph
and
and
Company F**k (Scott Sinclair), Pete Nolan

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