A sound installation combining multiple speakers, found sounds, original samples, atypical speaker enclosures and felt. This new works was commissioned by Roulette with funds provided by the Jerome Foundation.
Bubbleman Transmission Beta345.67--Questionable sonic reservoirs will be tapped in this rare evening of mesmerizing and contrary music. Hoppy Kamiyama is the virtuoso of the Slide Geisha, Noise Violin, Digital Presidents and Tapes from the Garbage. Bradford Reed fights and tames the idiosyncrasies of The Pencilina, an instrument of his own design and construction, as well as foot-controlled percussive elements. Their Bubbleman CD is on Osaka's Horen label. Special guests may pop in.
"The renowned keyboardist/producer of the post-industrial-sci-fi-jazz/heavy-rock improvisational band OPTICAL-8 from Tokyo will improvise one set with guests and perform the other with THE POOL - a collective of artists improvising video and music in real time, bringing the immediacy of live video to cinematic arts. Benton Bainbridge, Angie Eng and Nancy Meli Walker plays cameras, switchers and processors which capture commonplace props and detritus and transform them into moving paintings which are set to a soundscape collage of transfigured samples and traditional instruments. "