Sorry, No Pike – Library Experimental – Saturday, March 3

2–4 p.m. Saturday, March 3

Jefferson Park Library
5363 W. Lawrence Avenue
Chicago IL 60630

Conveniently located near both CTA bus and Blue Line.

Library Experimental is an ongoing series focusing on Chicago’s experimental musicians; happening at the Chicago Public Library in Jefferson Park.

Early! free! kid friendly! if the kids are patient!

The first installment of the 2018 season features Sorry, No Pike and Wilhelm Matthies!

Artist info:

Sorry, No Pike is Eric Leonardson, springboard; Lilianna Wosko, cello; and Christophe Preissing, flute, objects, voice. Together their improvisations are lyrical, quirky, noisy, visually and sonically inventive and incorporate found, invented and traditional instruments.
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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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Christopher Preissing, Jonathan Chen, Et al. at Enemy, January 18

8 PM, Tuesday January 18

1550 N. Milwaukee Avenue, 3rd floor
Chicago IL 60624

A large ensemble performance by…

Christopher Preissing, flute
Guillermo Gregorio, clarinet
Jonathan Chen, violin
Jamie Kempkers, cello
Brian Labycz, electronics
Eric Leonardson, springboard

Auris and Gino Robair at Enemy

Friday, October 22, 9:00PM (doors at 8:00)

Gino RobairAuris performs with Gino Robair – Bay Area electronics/percussionist.

Opening: Andrew Royal (violin), Paul Hartsaw (sax), Carol Genetti (voice)

KBD (from Toledo):,

1550 N. Milwaukee, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60622

Listen to WNUR at 2:00PM when Gino Robair and Andrew Royal perform

Auris  is Christopher Preissing – flute, voice, electronics; Eric Leonardson – springboard, electronics; Julia Miller – guitar, electronics

Performing Saturday, January 30 at Hotti Biscotti

Music performed on traditional and invented instruments with electronics

Greg O’Drobinak’s electroacoustic instrument inventions

Greg O’Drobinak’s electroacoustic instrument inventions, the Trapasaws.

A rare trio performance:

Greg O’Drobinak – invented instruments, electronics

Christopher Preissing – flute, percussion, electronics

Eric Leonardsonspringboard, electronics

10 PM Saturday, January 30

Hotti Biscotti
3545 W. Fullerton Ave. (corner of Drake Ave.)
Chicago IL 60647

21 and over, no cover
Chicago Reader review of 84 Charlie Mopic, the movie screening at 8 PM, preceding our performance.

Upcoming Performances and Broadcasts in January

I have four live appearances on radio and on stage this month, I hope you may be able to attend or listen in…

Saturday, January 16, 5:00AM US CST (GMT -6)

Guest on ITDE (“It’s Too Damn Early”)

I will be a guest interview on ITDE hosted by DaveX on WDBX 91.1FM.

ITDE features experimental, avant-garde, electroacoustic, improvisational, and other musics. ITDE airs on Saturday mornings from 4 – 6:30 a.m. [US CST / GMT -6]. That’s 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in Berlin, and 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Hong Kong.

Sunday, January 17, 10:00PM–2:00 AM US CST (GMT -6)

Chicago Phonography on Something Else

Chicago Phonography at OpShop 2009Hosted by Philip von Zweck on WLUW 88.7FM Listen to the live stream.

Something Else is Chicago’s longest running radio show devoted to seldom-heard and experimental, avant-garde musics, sound art, works of long duration (no excerpts!), and other less classifiable things that just don’t have an outlet. Chicago Phonography is a collective of artists interested in promoting creative activity in listening by broadcasting unprocessed field recordings as an ensemble in a context of live improvisation.

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