Past Events

  • 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…

  • Art + Technology

    Art + Technology is a showcase of multidisciplinary art by graduate students in the Art and Technology program at California Institute of the Arts. Visual and interactive work will be on display throughout the day, featuring the work of Jing Dong, MJ Lebrón, Dongpu Ling, Seongun Kim, and Matthew J. Pagoaga. The evening will include a short film screening by…

  • Pure Shit, Nina Spheres, Oort Smog, Sauber Zauber

    https://sauberzauber.bandcamp.com/ Punk as it should sound, nasty swampy and fast, sauber zauber wastes no time, but are sure to command attention from anyone in the room. https://oortsmog.bandcamp.com Heavy Saxaphone and Drum punk by Mark Kimbrell (solar wimp) and Patrick Shiroishi (Upsilon acrux, corima, danketsu10). Oort smog is everything you want from avant-garde without sacrificing performance for their well refined style…

  • Weinberg & Escalante, Fujioka & Shiroishi, Ford & Seven

    An evening of experimental instrumental music performed by Martín Escalante & Sam Weinberg, Dylan Fujoika & Patrick Shiroishi / Ace Farren Ford & Andy Seven. $10 https://www.facebook.com/events/849094945527040/ Sam Weinberg is a saxophonist, composer, and improviser from Brooklyn, NY. He currently leads the band BLOOR (with Andrew Smiley, Jason Nazary and Henry Fraser), whose 2019 debut, Drolleries (Astral Spirits), was widely…

  • Ultrademon, Lauren Bousfield, Panic Hardware, Aura T-09

    https://withfriends.co/event/3400049/ultrademon_lauren_bousfield_panic_hardware_aura_t_09 Ultrademon aka Lilllium Kobayashi is in LA from Kyoto and playing this rare show in the states at Coaxial Arts Foundation Coaxial Arts Foundation 1815 S Main St 90015 $10 Ultrademon has explored the emotional sub layers within electronic music for the past 15 years. She made a name for herself during the social media proliferation of the early…

  • Reyna Ripper, Xina Xurner, Dvvsk, Peter Kalisch

    An evening of performances featuring Reyna Ripper https://soundcloud.com/reyna-the-ripper Xina Xurner https://www.xinaxurner.com DVVSK https://www.instagram.com/dvvsk_/ Peter Kalisch https://vimeo.com/user38097232 DJ sets by Mean Bitch $8 https://www.facebook.com/events/529226574598723/ https://withfriends.co/event/3209855/reyna_ripper_xina_xurner_dvvsk_peter_kalisch

  • Evil Moisture, Glands of External Secretion, Crank Sturgeon, Hobo Sonn

    Coaxial is proud to host a rare U.S. performance from the legendary Evil Moisture from France. Joining him will be two more legends of strange dischordance, Glands Of External Secretion and Crank Sturgeon, plus the UK's Hobo Sonn (Gryn Brvs, The Speckled Band, etc.). EVIL MOISTURE http://evilmoisture.free.fr/ https://evilmoisture.bandcamp.com/ The mad dog expat slashes his way through the mental underbrush with…

  • Coaxial Volunteer Orientation

    Coaxial needs your help! In this hour long orientation we will go over all the different aspects of Coaxial, introduce you to some of our staff, and answer any questions you may have. all ages welcome 🙂 drinks and snacks provided If you can't make it, but still want to be involved feel free to write us: felisha@coaxialarts.org RSVP: https://withfriends.co/event/3228337/coaxial_volunteer_orientation

  • Casey Anderson + Colin Wambsgans, Cody Putman, Stephanie Cheng Smith

    the wulf. presents: Casey Anderson + Colin Wambsgans, Cody Putman, Stephanie Cheng Smith $$ free as always $$ https://www.facebook.com/events/599089394232125/

  • Chris Williams, Max Jaffe, Mike Gamble, Ava Mendoza

    The science of diving has already reached a point of perfection which fully entitles it to an important place among the industries of the time. Yet up to the present no attempt has been made in sound form to deal with the subject in a comprehensive fashion. Join us for a mysterious, nautical evening as we dive in to the…

  • FG-S4

    /////FG-S4////// -------- LIVE: -------- -KEITH FOSTER (PDX) ( https://keithfoster.bandcamp.com ) -------- -MOMENT TRIGGER ( https://www.fattgrabbers.com/momenttrigger ) -------- -SMOKEY EMERY ( https://smokeyemery.bandcamp.com ) -------- -OAA ( https://useroaa.bandcamp.com/releases ) -------- -------- DJS: -------- -JENNY SAYAKA NONO ( https://www.dublab.com/djs/jenny-nono ) -------- -ACID JOCK 420 ( http://moomaw.info/ ) -------- -------- VISUALS: -------- -MYSTIC CIRCUITS ( https://www.mysticcircuits.com/ ) -------- @ COAXIAL / $10.00 / ALL-NIGHT…

  • Beam Splitter, Alex Zhang Hungtai, Jessika Kenney and Eyvind Kang

    An evening of expansive and alchemical performances by Beam Splitter, Alex Zhang Hungtai, and Jessika Kenney and Eyvind Kang. $10 ____ Alex Zhang Hungtai After retiring his project Dirty Beaches, Zhang has been focusing on explorations of improvised music, Free Jazz, and his new role as a composer. His newer compositions predominantly works with saxophone, synthesizers, percussion and piano, furthering…

  • Recombinant Media Labs + Private Selections present Shao, 33emybw, Kyoka, Le Fou, Gooooose

    Coaxial Arts Foundation is THRILLED to welcome Recombinant Media Labs to host their first event in Los Angeles with Co-Host Private Selection Records. This is a very special and rare event as RML is bringing some remarkable artists from Asia to play their San Francisco 2019 Festival. They decided to come play live sets and DJ sets in Los Angeles.…

  • NOT EVIL: November Edition – Hip-Hop, Beats, Art

    November 2019 edition of NOT EVIL, featuring an eclectic mix MC's, producers, and visual artists. NOT EVIL is an internet radio show, record label, and monthly underground event in Los Angeles featuring international artists and DJ's. NOT EVIL was founded by Baraka Njenga, a.k.a. Frankie Jax No Mad, a recording artist, engineer and beat-maker native to Nairobi, Kenya and currently…

  • Merz, Mantis Duo, DM

    Doors at 7:30, music at 8. $10 (NOTAFLOF)   One night of music featuring Merz (Joshua Tree) Mantis (LA) and Dan Meyer (LA).   Merz is the work of Conrad Lambert. In honor of the 20th anniversary of the first Merz album, this concert finds Merz transmuting his back catalogue into a new array of ambient compositions. Serving to mark…

  • Sunatirene, K.Mulhern, Mayako XO, Johann Munn

    Sunatirene is the solo project of New York via Baltimore musician and sound artist, Sydney Spann. She uses archival samples, strings, field recordings, chance operations, and lyric poetry to fashion melodies within soundscapes. Spann's live performances often incorporate a rotating theatrical iconography to match sonic motifs. She released her debut full-length ‘Trepanning’ via Ehse Records in 2015. ‘Queen Sound’ is…

  • Octonomy, godtease, M-0ther, Franz Murder

    doors 8pm sound 9pm $7 // godtease https://godtease.bandcamp.com/releases Sophie Alieninova explores the unsettling side of ambient music, drawing from folk art traditions of her native Russia paired with analog synthesis and feedback modulation. // octonomy (NYC) https://octonomy.bandcamp.com/ Octonomy is the moniker of Heidi Lorenz, a Brooklyn-based sound artist. Octonomy spans multiple genres; harsh noise to industrial and techno. She uses…

  • Closing Reception: FTLHQ

    Free The Land (FTLHQ) is an evolving collaborative project initiated in 2013 by Jesse Sanes. A media diary of environmental impressions natural and domestic, it has manifested in print, collage work, soundmap contributions, guerrilla internet performance, live electronics, sculpture and immersive audio and visual installation. In equal measures exploratory and earnest, FTL pulls field recordings, found material, and digital media…

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