Event Archive for January, 2012
Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Monday, January 30th 2012 1pm FREE Two organisms unraveling sound and space through their bodies, voices and objects in motion. Sarah Phillips & Carmina Escobar; voice, electronics and objects. Duration: 45 min.
Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, January 29th 2012 8pm FREE A musical evening featuring questionable uses of technology inspired by David Tudor’s Bandoneon! (a combine). May include accordions, saxophones, drums, live video projection and/or dancing Coke cans. Curated by Isaac Schankler, with Casey Anderson, Scott Cazan, Daniel Corral, Sean Deyoe, Corey Fogel and Christopher O’Leary.
Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, January 28th 2012 8pm Blackface is ShamWow! Stagger Lee meets Hercules! Get well-hung! Join poet/performer/librettist Douglas Kearney at Machine Project for Shuffle Stagger Fail, the release of his new chapbook, SkinMag (A5/Deadly Chaps). An evening of projections and lusty race s__t, Stagger Shuffle Fail also features new poems from the manuscript, Pornegrophy.
Friday, January 27th, 2012 at 8:00 pm
Friday, January 27th, 2012 8pm A project by Kamau Amu Patton The project is an investigation of Ampex corporate culture and identity in relationship to its role as a manufacture of memory storage / data storage materials and devices. The project views the Ampex corporate culture through the memories of the people that worked for [...]
Thursday, January 26th, 2012 at 8:00 pm
Thursday, January 26st, 2012 8pm A performance by Brody Condon In a new performance for Machine Project, Brody Condon will present a 1970′s group encounter session set in the far future. Presented in conjunction with Pacific Standard Time. Pacific Standard Time is an unprecedented collaboration of more than sixty cultural institutions across Southern California, coming [...]
Saturday, January 21st, 2012 at 8:00 pm
From its desert summoning in 1946 to its meatspace release in 1981, Los Angeles has served as the mythopoetic incubator of a cybernetic ideology which now uses human culture as the substrate of a globe-spanning metaorganism. Jason Brown will explain.
Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Wednesday, January 18th 2012 1 – 5pm FREE Ezra Buchla presents an afternoon of unlikely musics for unamplified instruments. Featuring composer, improviser, and grindcore violinist Joey Molinaro, on tour from NYC, and other special guests.
Monday, January 16th, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Monday, January 16th 2012 1 – 4pm Populist records is a brand new, Los Angeles based record label dedicated to releasing new and exciting music from our West Coast community. Come hang out with us as we celebrate the birth of our label and preview our first release, composer Nicholas Deyoe’s with throbbing eyes, which [...]
Saturday, January 14th, 2012 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, January 14th 2012 8pm Free With Yann Novak & Simon Whetham. Daytime sounds on Rinconia Drive Nighttime sounds on Rinconia Drive Traffic sounds on Broadway and 2nd Street Audience sounds at the Vanguard Gallery Room Resonances Vocalization were mixed and processed in frequency, in time, and in space. -Carl Stone, October 14, 1980 In [...]
Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 8:00 pm
Thursday, January 12th 2012 8pm FREE The first (of three) Friday the 13th of 2012 falls at the end of this week. You may not be superstitious, but you can never be too safe… Take precaution this Thursday with some protective rituals designed by Sara Wookey and Becca Lofchie. Becca will be cooking evil eye [...]
Sunday, January 8th, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Sunday, January 8th 2012 1 – 3pm FREE With Odeya Nini So often we see objects of our desire displayed in store windows, like a new style we want to wear on our bodies, but what if we could hear words we want to be our voices? You are invited to send an anonymous letter [...]
Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Saturday, January 7th 2012 1 – 5pm FREE Computer scientist Miller Puckette (MaxMSP, Pure Data) and operatic soprano Juliana Snapper abandon the cold, glamourous world of intermedia concert music to seek their musical roots. Reborn for the day as a folksy duo, they will spend the afternoon at Machine injuring songs by Tiny Tim, Screamin [...]
Thursday, January 5th, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Thursday, January 5th 2011 1 – 4pm FREE Bassoonist/Sound Artist Archie Carey has time traveled to the year 1720 to meet the baroque master Johann Sebastian Bach. Over a cup of tea Archie revealed the secrets of the world’s technology in the year 2012 to the composer, at the time he was in the middle [...]