Past Events

  • POSTPONED TIL SUMMER/FALL: Synthstrom Audio ‘Release’ World Tour 2020 – Los Angeles, USA

    POSTPONED TIL SUMMER/FALL DATES TBD   Brian Howarth Ian Jorg Miller Tinkerhess Neil Newton R Beny Red I Chile Roland vs Behringer Silence and Friends + More TBA Tickets available now. https://www.tickettailor.com/events/alowhum/330159 Deluge users can register their interest in performing a short set here: http://bit.ly/34hHc4w --------- In the three years since New Zealand boutique synth manufacturer Synthstrom Audible launched their…

  • POSTPONED TIL SUMMER/FALL: Hyped On Experience: Limewax (Holland), Siete Catorce, Baseck

    POSTPONED TIL SUMMER/FALL DATES TBD!   HYPED ON EXPERIENCE PT III Hardcore Rave Dance Party https://www.facebook.com/events/3510033282404671/ featuring special guest: LIMEWAX (soundcloud.com/maxim-anokhin) coming from Holland to celebrate the release of his new EP, Hyperromantic Isle of Dead on L/B Recordings (w Baseck) along with: SIETE CATORCE (soundcloud.com/sietecatorce) BASECK (http://smarturl.it/bnr186) ANÆSTHETIK (soundcloud.com/anaesthetik37) MINION (https://soundcloud.com/minion66690210) SFV ACID (sfvacid818.bandcamp.com) VISUALESDEKARI (instagram.com/visualesdekari) Limited Early Bird:…

  • CANCELED: 80KV, Infinexhuma, Rust Worship, SOOT, Zania Morgan

    CANCELED   The Bay meets LA for a night of noise, industrial, and other dark electronics. Presented by Black Horizons and Obsolete Units. https://www.facebook.com/events/1612158965592066/ 80KV https://eightykv.com/ LA artist probing the pull between humanity and technology through noise, industrial, and performance art. Unique custom electronics all self-built. Infinexhuma https://infinexhuma.bandcamp.com/ Oakland noise and dark ambient "traversing planes between earth & hell." Cryptic…

  • CANCELED: High Desert Soundings Presents: Shiroishi & Stardrum, Sonja LaBianca, Erik Carlson

    CANCELED   Presented by High Desert Soundings. $10 suggested donation. BYOB. https://www.highdesertsoundings.us/ https://www.facebook.com/events/199522784454273/ PATRICK SHIROISHI & BOOKER STARDRUM Patrick Shiroishi is a Japanese-American multi-instrumentalist & composer based in Los Angeles. https://www.patrickshiroishi.com/ Booker Stardrum is a Los Angeles based performer-composer. His recent compositions are sculptural, involving the dense layering of instruments, a focus on pan-tonality and an intuitive approach to rhythm.…

  • Pablo Perez, the2vvo, Teasips, Brin & Matthewdavid

    A night of modular/analog electronic music, curated by Pablo Perez. https://www.facebook.com/events/2677442862491267/ Pablo Perez https://pabloperez.bandcamp.com/releases "Pablo is known for creating sonic kaleidoscopes of rhythms, glitch, noise, extraterrestrial sound, and postmodern worldly technotic beats. His unique style takes the listener on a journey of alternating and morphing soundscapes that blends cross genre fusion of techno, noise, funk, psychedelic, abstract, and jazz styles."…

  • Practical Transparency – Symposium on art/work/life

    Practical Transparency - Symposium on art/work/life is an event that will feature a selection of critique-based talks/performances on the functions/complications/non-standard methodologies inherent in a 21st century practice and all the art adjacent functions that accompany said practice. A panel has been assembled across disciplines and strategies ever present but not always apparent to deliver hyper-specialized tactics made palatable by conference…

  • Los Angeles: LAL U.S. / Canada TOUR

    https://www.facebook.com/events/474631396550274/ LAL officially launches our album DARK BEINGS in the US off of Cruisin Records with a US Tour and some Canadian dates! Date: March 5, 2020 Venue: Coaxial - 1815 S Main St, Los Angeles Line up: TBA Kohinoorgasm LAL Adee Roberson Tickets: Info coming soon *LAL* Canadian electronic duo will release their sixth album, and first in the…

  • Pauline Lay, W Creeves, Priyanka Ram, Eva Aguila, Spirit Plate

    We have a two experimental acts gracing us from the southwest region. Please join us for this special night. Sunday March 1 W Creeves (Marfa, TX) http://wcreeves.bandcamp.com/ Priyanka Ram https://priyankaram.bandcamp.com/ Spirit Plate (Tulsa, OK) https://vimeo.com/385348501 Pauline Lay paulinelay.com soundcloud.com/paulinelay Eva Aguila http://evaaguila.com/ 8pm $10 https://www.facebook.com/events/749709202533527/  

  • Clay Rendering, Deep Cross, Mutant, Glaare

    Deep Cross and Mutant, both on tour from Texas, joined by LA favorites Clay Rendering and Glaare. Clay Rendering https://clayrendering.bandcamp.com/ Somberly seductive dark post-punk from one of LA's most cherished quartets. Patient, rewarding reconstructions of gothic gloom that have become a staple of the legendary Hospital Productions discography. Deep Cross https://somaticaustin.bandcamp.com/album/deep-cross Heavy and foreboding detonation from this Austin, Texas duo…

  • Not Evil (February Edition): Experimental Hip-Hop, Beats, + more

    Frankie Jax No Mad's Not Evil returns to Coaxial for another rock-solid night of forward-looking hip-hop and beats from the LA underground. Frankie himself will also be performing, fresh on the heels of his new album Zurura Zurura. MUSIC: M.I.E. https://soundcloud.com/mie1 Amack https://soundcloud.com/dj-a-mack Mo Gales https://soundcloud.com/mo-gales Rhys Langston https://www.langstonia.org/ Frankie Jax No Mad https://nomadjax.bandcamp.com/ Zlorngler & Groovy.wav https://soundcloud.com/zlorngler https://groovywav.space/ VISUAL…

  • Kio Griffith, Wizard Problems, Dan Meyer, Pauline Lay, Alan Tofighi

    Join us for an evening of sounds and projections featuring Wizard Problems, Dan Meyer, Pauline Lay, and Alan S. Tofighi with visuals by Kio Griffith. $10 _________________________________ Alan S. Tofighi is an interdisciplinary artist whose work in the field of the composer/performer lies within an interest in free improvisation, concepts of collaboration, analog/electronic processes, and histories of audio culture/technology. Conceptualization,…

  • L+S presents: Pod Blotz LA Record Release, Oil Thief, Gel Set

    A night of mutant electronics, abstract techno and industrial noise. https://www.facebook.com/events/183239176231541/ Pod Blotz (Dais, L.I.E.S.) DAIS RECORD RELEASE https://podblotz.bandcamp.com/album/transdimensional-system Oil Thief (Chondritic Sound, Total Black) https://totalblack.bandcamp.com/album/the-colony First time Oil Thief has played in Los Angeles with his new LP that came out on in October! Gel Set (2MR) https://gelset.bandcamp.com/ Michael DeMaio (Opal Tapes, Strange Rules) https://soundcloud.com/12011/radiance-inhalant/s-cM5z0 https://soundcloud.com/erektorkorp/pistola-snippet Dj set by…

  • Bethan Kellough, Sublamp, Precious Child

    DOORS AT 7:30p, SHOW AT 8p https://www.facebook.com/events/245368529791177/ $5-15 SLIDING SCALE, TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE: https://withfriends.co/event/4013552/bethan_kellough_sublamp_and_precious_child & AT THE DOOR VOLUME and Coaxial are pleased to announce an evening of sound installations and performances by Los Angeles-based artists Bethan Kellough, Sublamp, and Precious Child. Featuring a diversity of approaches to organizing both sound and its relationship to the audience, whether mediated by…

  • John Krausbauer, Henry Birdsey, Shelley Burgon

    FEBRUARY 23RD 9 PM COAXIAL $6 - 10 https://www.facebook.com/events/260220674948438/ * JOHN KRAUSBAUER is a composer/multi-instrumentalist/improviser based in Oakland, CA and co-founder of the Los Angeles publishing label, Besom Presse. A long time purveyor of the ur-drone and trance-psychedelia, his compositional work involves audio transmissions for TOTAL/immersive sensory experience. Transcendence through repetition, duration, alternate tunings, maximum volumes, and stroboscopic lighting. In…

  • Moving Sound Effects: Jmy James Kidd + Lisa Wahlander, Gabie Strong + Verdume, Takako Minekawa, Byoul DaEun Jung + Melody Shim

    pehrspace presents: Moving Sound Effects Jmy James Kidd + Lisa Wahlander (Dance)/ Gabie Strong + Verdume (Sound) http://jmyjameskidd.com/ https://vimeo.com/user51030856 http://www.gabiestrong.com/ https://soundcloud.com/verdume Takako Minekawa (Electronics and Voice) https://soundcloud.com/miinee-taaaa Byoul [DaEun Jung (Dance) + Melody Shim (Voice)] https://vimeo.com/335996666 http://www.daeunjung.com --- 8p, all ages, $10

  • Resource Residency Presents: Build Your Own Stereo Field & Performances by Eric Pitra, Desirée Monique, Legal Garden, OAA, Felisha Ledesma

    Tickets for Workshop (performance included) $270 (February 20th) Performance Only $10 (February 21)   STEREO FIELD is one instrument with three uses. It is simultaneously a stereo/quad modular touch plate feedback atonal synthesizer, a stereo/quad audio processor and a pressure sensitive chaotic CV "controller". All three uses are available separately as well as simultaneously and in conversation with each other.…

  • Lituüs, Vasculae, Liebestod, Black William

    A night of heavy minimal electronics. https://www.facebook.com/events/2413987948912927/ Lituüs (Chicago) (Avian, Nostilevo, and Vienna Press / Mazurka Editions) https://avianstore.bandcamp.com/album/2236-s-wentworth-ave Vasculae (Los Angeles) https://monorailtrespassing.bandcamp.com/album/new-orthodoxy Liebestod (Los Angeles) (Chondritic Sound) https://chondriticsound.bandcamp.com/album/escaping-freedom Black William (Los Angeles/Chicago) https://chainedlibrary.bandcamp.com/album/eliza-b-c

  • Sharmi Basu – did i make it better?: Opening Reception

    Sharmi Basu - did i make it better?: Opening Reception SHARMI BASU (she/they) is a multi-media performance artist, curator, and composer. She creates work that addresses vulnerability, accountability, and experiences of millennial diaspora through creating narratives of decolonial thinking toward individual and collective liberation. She attempts to catalyze a political, yet ethereal aesthetic by combining her anti-colonial and anti-imperialist politics with…

  • SSPS, White Limo, Jane Chain, Rust Worship

    Coaxial welcomes Jon Nicholson (Excepter, DJ Porkchop) and his acclaimed solo project SSPS to LA for the first time in eleven years! Support from a diverse set of locals (White Limo, Jane Chain, and Rust Worship), plus a tattoo booth from St. Kenia. SSPS http://www.pyramidsnake.com/ Futuristic and primitive electronics hinting at techno, industrial, electro, and genres as yet undefined. Releases…

  • Resource Residency Presents: Waveset Sythesis Workshop & Performances by RM Francis, Ellen Phan, G.S. Sultan

    Tickets for: Workshop $10-20 Performance $10 Workshop & Performance $16   Introduction to Waveset Synthesis in SuperCollider Led by RM Francis Waveset synthesis is a DSP paradigm first developed by Trevor Wishart that involves the selective transformation of individual wave cycles in a sound file. SuperCollider’s Pattern objects are an elegant algorithmic toolkit for exploring the potential of this approach…

  • Cali Bellow “The Killers” Album Release Show

    Join us for an evening of celebrations, reflections, and vampires in honor of Cali Bellow's newest album "The Killers. Featuring sounds from Cali Bellow, Sophiaaaahjkl;8901, Cari Stevens, and Rain E. Day and the Sunshine Girls. $10 https://www.facebook.com/events/172864560691375/ ______________________________________ Cali Bellow: As Cali Bellow, Leah B. Levinson writes, performs, and records music from a place of deep love and infatuation with…

  • RECURBOY WORKSHOP – BUILD YOUR OWN VIDEO-INSTRUMENT !

    Join Coaxial guest instructor Tim Caldwell to build your own video -instrument, the recurBOY. NOTE: This ticket is for entry only, there is an additional $45 materials fee to be paid on arrival that is not subject to membership discounts. Capacity is limited to 10 guests. Tickets here: https://withfriends.co/event/3624801/recurboy_workshop_build_your_own_video_instrument recurBOY is a DIY video-instrument for live performances. It can playback…

  • 20 Years of Pedestrian Deposit: exhibit and performance

    20 Years of Pedestrian Deposit Retrospective installation and performance by Shannon A. Kennedy and Jonathan Borges An exhibition of the past and present work of experimental sound artists Pedestrian Deposit displaying a complete collection of released recorded materials, handmade instruments, photos, video and show archives, and culminating in a live performance. As artists and human beings with a body of…

  • We’re not sure if we are broken

    https://withfriends.co/Event/3525827/were_not_sure_if_were_broken “we’re not sure if we are broken” is an installation and video-art based show on 01.17.20. The show is composed of artists: Lee Bootee, Keywan Tafteh, and Jeremy Reynoso; curated by Ariel West. An exploration of self, as it navigates and evolves within the virtual realm, the artists draw on themes of self-obsession, physical mortality, privacy, anonymity in virtual…

  • Nial Morgan, Canadensis, Ian Wellman, Dao

    Folian and Shifting Harbor from Oregon join forces as Canadensis for the LA stop of their winter tour. https://withfriends.co/Event/3545919/Nial_Morgan_Canadensis_Ian_Wellman_Dao Nial Morgan https://www.discogs.com/artist/3343763-Nial-Morgan "Nial Morgan has played it fast in loose in solo projects Wrong Hole and Race to the Bottom, and is a sound contributor to the aesthetic juggernaut that is Free The Land. Lately - under his own name…

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