...in downtown northfield on Friday night now has a video promo! made by arya misra. it's really beautiful and you should come and meet her and listen to some new songs and old songs.
...called make a wish then build a ladder. we call ourselves am-jt. you can listen below.
I'll be presenting new work at my noon talk at SōSI, tomorrow. Solos for Josh (steel drums) and for Jason (drum set), most of which were written in a furiously productive first week here. And Sō will play Babybot, a little quartet of mine, on Saturday afternoon. FYI.
... and we will celebrate the release of both, in Brooklyn on 1.29.
One More Revolution (the book) and Wake / Rise (the record)
PLUS a performance of Home Body by David Degge
Monday, January 29 @ 7PM
Happylucky no. 1
734 Nostrand Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216
brought to you by The Operating System.
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... is available for pre-order. <--click there.
A = home body = a solo for voice, hammered dulcimer, kick drum, hi hat. played simultaneously in miraculous fashion by david degge.
B = symmetry and sharing = here.
limited run of 100 12" records, hand-stamped and -numbered, blood sweat and tears, see below.
I've been working on something new. I entered a demo version into the Tiny Desk Concert contest:
And then, after we acquired a real piano (!), playing this next tune ("fireball") reminded me that I actually recorded it years ago. So I'll share that, too:
It's a song about my brother being at war in Iraq. Here's hoping that this whole war song genre gets to lie dormant for the next many years.
I remastered an old piece of mine, "Music for Strings and Interference," for the Degrees of Fidelity compilation. Available soon, everywhere.
between news updates. It's going to be 50 weeks or so.
Headquarters has moved to Northfield, MN. It is glorious here.
This website is so not the new slick kind that maybe it is coming around to a kind of retro chic.
Ok, see you next June?
I'm grateful to Richard Sanford at The Agit Reader for this wonderful review of Dreamfall. My piece, "Trust Fall," is called out in a generous way. I was so happy to read it! I mostly try pretend that these things don't affect me and I am just art-ing without regard for critical response. And yet...
Jason Treuting, drum set virtuoso (though I always call it "drum kit" and get stressed out about why), performs my solo piece "Monobot" tonight, which he premiered last year and has since coached and generally given the love. Here's a nice Boston Globe write-up of the concert series.
1. I have been adopting a casual updates policy here
2. Tala Rasa is playing It Comes in Waves tonight at Cypress College in Cypress, CA. And they played it yesterday in Orange. And maybe they're playing it tomorrow, too? CALIFORNIA.
Resolving to update this site with more discipline.
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