Review of Chris Schlarb's Twilight & Ghost Stories

Ziegler, Chris. "Ah I Exist: Chris Schlarb's Rainstorm in Curved Air," District, 5 December 2007.

The Sonics of Art Spaces

Five tracks ("SFMOMA," "SFMOMA2," "MCASD," SFMOMA4," and "SFMOMA3") included in the compilation, The Sonics of Art Spaces, Stasisfield SF-6001, December 2007.

MiLO at Unruly Music

The Milwaukee Laptop Orchestra (MiLO) will perform a concert of repertoire and improvised works, Thursday, December 6, 7:30 PM, UWM Recital Hall (free admission).

KSE Fridays
I will be presenting/discussing my work (and/or performing) as part of the KSE Fridays series, November 16, 2:30 PM, KSE 592 (Kenilworth Square East, 1925 E Kenilworth Pl Milwaukee, WI 53202) (with Rebecca Holderness, Theatre Department).

Berlin: Symphony of a Great City

I will be joining the Milwaukee Laptop Orchestra (MiLO) in performing an improvised soundtrack to Walter Ruttman's 1926 silent masterpiece, Berlin: Symphony of a Great City, Thursday, October 18, 2007, 7:00 PM, UWM Union Theatre, free admission.

Twilight & Ghost Stories

A while back, I e-mailed Chris Schlarb some field recordings for his long-term project, and the result is Twilight & Ghost Stories, a new CD on Asthmatic Kitty Records. Chris wove a few of my recordings, along with contributions from dozens of others, into a dense sonic tapestry of musical snippets, found sounds, and haunting interludes. The CD will be officially released on December 4, 2007.

KSE Open House
All floors of the Kenilworth Building will be open to showcase the wealth and variety of artistic activity going on in the Peck School of the Arts. Sound will be represented by solo sets, improvisational arrangements, live sound to silent film, and installations. Participants include Glenn Bach, John Kannenberg, MiLO (Milwaukee Laptop Orchestra), and others TBA. Kenilworth Square East, 1925 E Kenilworth Pl Milwaukee, WI 53202, Saturday, October 6, 2007, 12 noon to dusk.

FILM 116, Experimentation with Media
I will be teaching Film 116, the foundation-level production course, Fall 2007.

Moving to Milwaukee . . .
After nearly twenty years at California State University, Long Beach (along with an 18-month leave spent in NYC in 1997-98), I am entering the next stage of my life and career. My wife and I will be moving to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I have accepted a teaching position at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, teaching audio arts in the Film Department, part of the Peck School of the Arts. My website URL and email address will change (you can always go to glennbach.com)--more info to follow.

Review of I Just Can't Get Enough
Douglas, Theo. "Open to Interpretation: ‘I Just Can’t Get Enough’ delivers Cal State Long Beach art; you figure out the meaning," District, 5 July 2007.

I Just Can't Get Enough
group show, with Glenn Bach, Sierra Brown, Kendell Carter, Desiree DeVirgilio, Mclean Fahnestock, C. Finley, Jeff Foye, Jocelyn Foye, Amber Gavin, Gretchen Jankowski, Jean Robison, Carol Shaw-Sutton, Susanna Speirs, Christen Sperry-Garcia, Matt Thomason, and Jeff Wasinger; June 24-August 29, 2007; Angels Gate Cultural Center, 3601 S. Gaffey Street, San Pedro, CA; opening reception Sunday, June 24, 2007, 2-5 PM.

Six Soundtracks for Angels Gate

live improvised soundtracks to Atlas Angels Gate, a short film assembled from footage taken in and around Angel's Gate Cultural Center, with music by Long Beach-based musicians Glenn Bach, Spastic Colon, smgsap, Noah Thomas, and Joe Negro, Sunday, June 24, 2007, 2-5 PM, Angels Gate Cultural Center, 3601 S. Gaffey Street, San Pedro, CA. (In conjunction with group show "I Just Can't Get Enough.")

3 poems accepted by Idiolexicon
120, 140, and 409 from Atlas Peripatetic forthcoming in Idiolexicon.

5 poems in puppyflowers #10
343, 349, 400, 404, and 433 from Atlas Peripatetic in puppyflowers #10.

sound work included in Giant Ear))): In Memoriam
"Bridge Elegy" included in Giant Ear))): In Memoriam, radio performance on Free103point9, sponsored by New York Society for Acoustic Ecology, 10 June 2007, 7-9PM EST.

1 poem accepted by Whimperbang
11 from Atlas Peripatetic in Whimperbang #9, June 2007.

field recording included in Giant Ear))): Saved by the Bell
"St. Martin in the Fields, Crypt," included in Giant Ear))): Saved by the Bell, radio performance dedicated to the architectural acoustics of religious spaces, Free103point9, sponsored by New York Society for Acoustic Ecology, 13 May 2007, 7-9PM EST.

3 poems in Sawbuck

358, 410 and 424 from Atlas Peripatetic in Sawbuck 1.5, June 2007.

Phonography as Art and Activism panel is now online

MP3 of panel discussion with Aaron Ximm and Marcos Fernandes (moderator), Saturday, July 29, 2006, 2-4 PM, 21 Grand, 416 25th Street (at Broadway), Oakland, CA.

A poem accepted by Free Verse

407 from Atlas Peripatetic forthcoming in Free Verse #11.

Fully Studded
: Art and Architecture Collide in the Modern Home

Group Show at Salon Oblique as part of CA|Boom 4, Saturday, March 31, 2007, 6-9 PM. (Through May 4th by appointment.)

Speakology: Eclectic Words and Music on 4th Street
Poetry reading with Glenn Bach, Jane Sprague, Andrew Choate, Lady Basco; music by I Heart Lung and Bizzart; hosted by Glenn Bach. Friday, March 16, 2007, 7-9 PM, Portfolio Coffeehouse, 2300 E. 4 th St., Long Beach, CA 90814. Sponsored by {open} and Portfolio Coffeehouse.

AND (Artists Network Database)
Listed (with a brief bio) in Artists Network Database, 18 February 2007.

A poem in zafusy

285 from Atlas Peripatetic in zafusy, 18 February 2007.

A poem in Death on All Fronts
360 from Atlas Peripatetic in Death on All Fronts, a mini-anthology edited by Halvard Johnson, as part of The War Papers section of Big Bridge #12, 2007.

photo by George Hart

Atlas Tor: A Sonic Portrait of Tor House

Presentation at the 13th Annual Robinson Jeffers Association Conference, February 16-18, 2007, University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, HI.

Five poems accepted by Great Works
47, 260, 375, 396, and 401 from Atlas Peripatetic forthcoming in Great Works.

Otis Speaks

Live group improvisation to short films by Maya Deren, Germaine Dulac, and others, with Steve Roden, Jeffrey Roden, Kraig Grady, Jacob Danziger, Glenn Bach, and Cat Lamb, Thursday, February 1, 2007, 7pm, Otis College of Art and Design, 9045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles.