Zaïmph is the solo project of Marcia Bassett. Zaïmph’s recordings and performances shimmer with a dense, dissonant and often unsettling electronic aura, shot through with flashes of meditative beauty. Her preferred sonic toolkit includes prepared guitar, keyboard, cracked drum machines, custom-built noise/drone boxes, processed environmental sounds and tabletop effects.
Geneva Skeen (LA)
Influenced by écriture féminine, alchemical metaphors, and a range of musical traditions ranging from holy mysticism to industrial, Skeen works with with recordings, digital presets, voice, and mixed instrumentation. Her performances, publications, and installations focus on the contrast between facing the finite resources of our physical landscapes and their infinite digital representations.
Kaori Suzuki (Oakland)
Kaori Suzuki is a Tokyo-born music maker/composer currently based in Oakland, CA. She has toured and performed in various venues and festivals across the U.S., Japan, Mexico, and Canada. Her solo music involves electroacoustic sound technologies, intensely high register electronics, tape and various instruments, seeking to create heightened listening states. Her feedback/synthesizer recordings are found on Newsun (Sounds et al), and her recent release of a durational composition for very high frequencies, Conduit, is out on Second Editions (Berlin). She also plays drums in the Oakland based minimalist psych-punk group, Night Collectors, and collaborates with partner, John Krausbauer, on voice, amplified strings, bells, and immersive light/sound happenings. She’ll be joined by trombonist Matt Barbier for this performance.
William Fowler Collins (Albuquerque)
William Fowler Collins (b.1974) is a composer/musician whose work explores and synthesizes both musical and extra-musical elements. Collins has released music on the SIGE, Type, Blackest Rainbow, Handmade Birds, Daymare, Digitalis and Root Strata labels. Current projects include collaborations with Aaron Bradford Turner (SUMAC, Mamiffer) and James Jackson Toth (Wooden Wand).
Doors: 8 PM
Music: 9 PM