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Gigs March, 2017

March 23, 2017

XFest 2017 PreParty
March 2 at Deep Thoughts, Jamaica Plain MA
We ring in this year’s XFest with a pre-show celebration. Improvisors and artists from Boston and beyond warm up, by playing in on-the-spot-ensembles. We welcome everyone, especially those interested in playing next year’s festival.

Stephanie Marie Germaine, Al Margolis, Sam Potrykus, Joe Brown, Nick Williams, Conrad Benjamin, Allison, Jeff, Emma Leavitt, James Moore, Matthew Dunlap, Jared Standish, Alaina Stamatis, Kristin Mendes, Pete

XFest 2017
March 3-5 at Holyoke City Hall, Holyoke MA
Friday
  7:30p – Dacey, Cloaca, FOAM, Sawyer [1]
  7:45p – Groenendaal, Paul K-G, Karlson, Kovak, Turek [2]
  8:00p – Dailey, Moshe, Mouth, Theftable, Haworth [3]
  8:15p – Balter, Luczak, RipRap, Allison [1]
  8:30p – Benjamin, Collins, Chremos, Mulhall [2]
  8:45p – Brown, Derderian, Friedman, Hadge [3]
  9:00p – Margolis, Prato, Xhrist [1]
  9:15p – Ahern, Allen, Craft, Hampson, Rivera [2]
  9:30p – Robidoux, Wright, Spreaders [3]
  9:45p – Hagan, Shen, Strunk [1]
10:00p – Crean, Goodarz, Kane, Mc [2]
10:15p – Kivela, Leetmaa, Nesse, Tracy [3]
10:30p – Ingalls, Pensado, Slippy, Barrett, Pelchat [1]
10:45p – Peters, Potrykus, Bosse, Downing [2]
11:00p – Grollman, Matlock [3]
RoboRob, Claire Elizabeth Barratt – DJ & GoGo dancer

Saturday
  1:00p – Improv 101 with Walter Wright
  2:30p – Acoustic Playtime with Duane Ingalls & EJ Hampson
  4:00p – Space Balm Ritual with Asimina Chremos

  6:00p – Bosse, Derderian, Margolis, Matlock, Pelchat [1]
  6:15p – Chremos, Ingalls, Nesse, Robidoux, Xhrist [2]
  6:30p – Azevedo, Groenendaal, Luczak, Mc [3]
  6:45p – Dacey, Paul K-G, Margolis, Moore, Peters, RipRap [1]
  7:00p – Allen, Kane, Kivela, Pensado, Allison [2]
  7:15p – Balter, Graham, Theftable, Turek [3]
  7:30p – Friedman, Peters, Weston [1]
  7:45p – Hadge, Potrykus, Prato, Slippy, Haworth [2]
  8:00p – Karlson, Landis, Mouth, Strunk [3]
  8:15p – Brown, Hughes, Mygan [1]
  8:30p – Ahern, Barrett, Serrambana, Tracy [2]
  8:45p – Craft, Crean, Germaine, Leetmaa, Downing [3]
  9:00p – Benjamin, Grollman, Kontak [1]
  9:15p – Dacey, Rivera, Spreaders [2]
  9:30p – Cloaca, Paul K-G, Burnett [3]
  9:45p – Eisenberg, Hagan, Shen, Mygan, Wright [1]
RoboRob, Claire Elizabeth Barratt – DJ & GoGo dancer

Sunday
12:00p – Kane Wright Duo
12:30p – Peter Cassino Art Ensemble
  1:00p – Les Trois Etoiles
  2:30p – EMU
  3:00p – Viewer
  3:30p – Donkey NoNo
  4:00p – Chremos Groenendaal Theftable Trio
  4:30p – Weeping Bong Band

March 7 at 114 Grand St, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – Sidrazzi, Shnth, mixer
Walter Wright – acoustic drum kit
Open rehearsal, all welcome!

John Trudeau’s Birthday Party
March 11 at UnchARTed, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – Sidrazzi, Shnth, mixer
MFDJr & Walter Wright – drums, percussion
with
Bunnies, John Trudeau, Zwei

March 12 at Third Life Studios, Somerville MA
ensemble inédit ?!:
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Katerine Gagnon, Kristiana Hubley, Charlotte Wagner – movement
Matt Samolis, Walter Wright – sound

March 18 at Third Life Studios, Somerville MA
ensemble inédit ?!:
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Kristiana Hubley, Katerine Gagnon, Charlotte Wagner, Andrea West – movement
Christos Koulendros, Matt Samolis, John Voigt, Water Wright – sound

March 22 at 114 Grand St, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros –
Walter Wright – amplified drums, percussion
Open rehearsal, all welcome!

Bonnie Kane’s Experimental Series
March 23 at Gateway City Arts, Holyoke MA
Walter Wright – solo drums, electronics
with
Bonnie Kane, Snow Pot

March 26 at Third Life Studios, Somerville MA
ensemble inédit ?!:
Joe Burgio – artistic director
– movement
Walter Wright – sound

March 28 at 114 Grand St, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros –
Walter Wright – amplified drums, percussion
Open rehearsal, all welcome!

w2 recorded March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017

Amplified drumkit

Amplified drums and PeterB Synth. Mixed in Audacity, drums pushed left, electronics right.

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w2 recorded March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017

Amplified drumkit

Amplified drums and PeterB Synth. Mixed in Audacity, drums pushed left, electronics right.

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w2 recorded March 17, 2017

March 17, 2017

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PeterB Synth, two tracks. Mixed in Audacity, track 1 pushed left, track 2 right.

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w2 recorded March 12, 2017

March 12, 2017

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PeterB Synth, two tracks. Mixed in Audacity, track 1 pushed left, track 2 right.

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w2 recorded March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017

PeterB Synth

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PeterB Synth, two tracks. Mixed in Audacity, track 1 pushed left, track 2 right.

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Egregoros recorded March 7, 2017

March 7, 2017

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Christos Koulendros – Shnth, Sidrazzi, mixer
Walter Wright – acoustic drum kit (see below)

Good recording this time, balanced.

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Elka Bong recorded March 3, 2017

March 3, 2017

Recorded at 114 Grand St, our second floor loft over the old 119 Gallery. Al came early for XFest 2017, on Wednesday afternoon. We recorded Thursday, went to the XFest 2017 PreParty that evening, off to XFest the next day.

On all five tracks Al plays clarinet, violin, contact mics (1-5); and Walter plays amplified drum kit (1), AVSynth (2, 3, 4), acoustic drum kit (5).

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w2 recorded March 2, 2017

March 2, 2017

avsynthnew_104hpNew single rack & case

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AVSynth, audio only, two tracks. Mixed in Audacity, track 1 pushed left, track 2 right.

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Egregoros recorded February 28, 2017

February 28, 2017

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Christos Koulendros – Shnth, Sidrazzi, mixer
Walter Wright – amplified drums, percussion

Christos plays Shnth & Sidrazzi! I play drums, a little loud on the recording, bad mic placement.

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