Saturday, September 17, 2022
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7:30pm doors / 8:00pm show
Tickets $17-25 (discounted or free for members)
SFEMF 2022 Festival Pass $45
Sound artist and curator Jorge Bachmann has been involved in SF’s experimental music and dance scenes since the early 2000s. His eclectic work ranges from musique concrète to modular synth minimalism. Since the 1980s he has been collecting the microscopic sounds of everyday life and creating immersive soundscapes, blurring boundaries between wilderness environments and man-made sounds. He has performed and exhibited in North America, Europe, Japan, Taiwan and South America. in recent years with the likes of Alessandro Cortini, Bryan Day, Michael Gendreau, and Takahiro Kawaguchi. His last album Mare Island is on Baltimore's VauxFlores Industrial label. linktr.ee/ruidobello
Gabby Wen mainly works with sound improvisation and composition, focusing on the immediate corporal response to each sonic event, intentional or accidental, and its evolving/decaying physical existence in time. Born in Toisan, raised in Shenzhen, and living in Oakland, their works draw from early synthesizer music, Japanoise, folk music and rituals of various traditions, and natural or industrial polyrhythms. Gabby continues to develop a body of work combining synthesis, field recording, and guqin playing. gabriellawen.com
Amma Ateria is an electroacoustic composer / sound artist, born in Hong Kong, working in San Francisco and New York City. Her work explores themes in coexistence of polarity, psychoacoustics in binaural beats, and equal-loudness contour. With immediacy of tension/release, she navigates between oppositions, transforming deafening noise into meditative stance. Her compositions, developed during concussion recovery, utilize brainwave entrainment, time shifts, and changes of neurological responses to DELTA, THETA, ALPHA, BETA, GAMMA waves as materials / focal points. With memories of condensed cities, she gravitates to frequencies of close-ranged airplanes, polyrhythmic occurrences, out-of-body experiences, sustained harmonics intersected with musique concrète, and distorted speech as lost speech.
Carl Stone is a pioneer of live computer music and has been hailed by the Village Voice as “the king of sampling” and “one of the best composers living in \[the USA\] today.” Stone studied composition at California Institute of the Arts with Morton Subotnick and James Tenney. His works have been performed in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and the Near East. He has won numerous awards including the Freeman Award for his work Hop Ken. His 3-LP release Electronic Music from the Seventies and Eighties on the Unseen Worlds label placed #1 in The Wire’s 2016 Archival category. Stone divides his time between Los Angeles and Japan and is on the faculty of the Department of Media Engineering at Chukyo University in Japan. rlsto.net/Nooz
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