May 15: HOME RADIATION at Defibrillator

HOME RADIATION

Defibrillator is proud to present

ANNA FRIZ, JEFF KOLAR, ERIC LEONARDSON

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HOME RADIATION

Performing with radiophonic instruments, unique homemade electronics, micro-watt transmitters, and re-purposed objects, ANNA FRIZ, JEFF KOLAR and ERIC LEONARDSON create intimate atmospheres traversing acoustic and electro-magnetic space. Together their work can be characterized as a mindful collaboration with vibrational surfaces and unstable circuits; and with subtle treatments of potentially noisy, often lo-fi materials from which highly detailed landscapes emerge. Though all three artists have worked with one another in various constellations in Chicago and internationally, this concert is their premiere outing as a trio.

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Different Worlds | Review of Rub

The Sound Projector bannerThe Sound Projector, the wonderful, British music magazine and radio show, posted a Rupert Loydell’s new review of “Rub,” my 2013 CD with Auris and Gino Robair.

Auris is my trio formed in 2007 with Julia Miller and Christopher Preissing. Rub is available as a joint label on Public Eyesore and Pan Y Rosas.
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Vendlam – On Attenuation Circuit

Attention Circuit has released Vendlam, a limited edition CDr featuring a live concert performance with Doug Van Nort on GREIS and Al Margolis (If, Bwana) on analog synthesizer and violin, and myself on Springboard. Available at emerge.bandcamp.com/album/vendlam

Our performance was recorded on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the Experimental Music Showcase at My Pizza Place, Poughkeepsie, New York. The album design by EMERGE with photography by KLONK is lovely.

Vendlam [ACC 1015] Track titles/times:

  1. mandlev [19:59]
  2. lamvend [5:20]
  3. vlandem [13:44]

Limited edition, 33 numbered copies. Recorded by Eric Leonardson. Mastered by Doug Van Nort. Thanks to Jonathan Chen. www.attenuationcircuit.de

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October 13, MiniSoundFestival at Prak-Sis

8:00 PM Saturday, October 13, 2012

prak-sis logoPrak-Sis Gallery, 1917 W Irving Park Road
North Center, Chicago IL 60613
(Located between Wolcott and Damen Avenues, a 2-minute walk west from the Irving Park stop on the CTA Brown Line.)

From the organizer, Gwenn-Aël Lynn:

Chicago has long been known for a cradle of innovative music. The tradition continues with an impromptu MiniSoundFestival at Prak-Sis in the North Center neighborhood. Come taste the best of Chicago Sound on October 13th 2012 at 8pm. The legendary oNo will be there  as well as Eric Leonardson, Charles Mahaffee, Ben F. Carney and more.

Advance tickets are $5 and will be $7 at the door. Get your advance tickets by clicking on http://www.gwennaellynn.com/upcoming/. All the proceedings go to the musicians. Support your local sound scene! This is a BYOB event.

Join the FaceBook Event. This event is a part of Chicago Artists Month.

Book Party for Transmission Arts: Artists & Airwaves

transmissionarts_cover.jpgAmong the work of over 150 artists my early efforts in the field of radio, art, and radio art were cited in a new book, Transmission Arts: Artists & Airwaves (PAJ Publications, 2011) by Galen Joseph-Hunter, Penny Duff, and Maria Papadomanolaki.

On Saturday, July 23 free103point9.org Transmission Arts and WGXC: Hands-on Radio (90.7-FM) will hold a book launch with radio art performances. If you are in or near The Spotty Dog in Hudson, New York (I won’t be there myself, but feel free to drop in and tune in).

Visit free103point9 for complete details.

About the book:

Transmission Arts: Artists & Airwaves

(PAJ Publications)

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Springboard for Hardware Hacking DVD

You can watch it here: http://vimeo.com/10216719

“one of the 87 videos on the accompanying DVD to the second edition of Nicolas Collins’s book, Handmade Electronic Music – The Art of Hardware Hacking, published by Routledge in 2009. This 1-minute video was shot and edited by Gretchen Hasse from the original Gearwire.com video interviews about the Springboard.”

Springboard for Hardware Hacking DVD from Eric Leonardson on Vimeo. It only takes a minute to watch!