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Imprintable takes over from Atlas Place and Atlas Sets. The content from both of those projects are now, or soon will be, housed under the Imprintable banner. This change introduces a more pliant infrastructure for documenting my conversations with artists and educators about their work, how their practice is rooted in a place, and how the landscape is shaped in turn by their presence.

Atlas Place @ soundpedro


Atlas Place @ soundpedro, a program of sound and dialog, will take place on Saturday, 3 June 2017, 5-11 PM, as part of soundpedro, an evening of sonic happenings, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA. The program will feature sets by Yann Novak, Robert Crouch, Steve Roden, and the Southern California Soundscape Ensemble. At 6 PM, I will moderate a panel discussion, Atlas Place: Living Sound in Los Angeles, with Yann, Robert, and Steve. Admission is free.


Slow Sound festival lineup finalized


Slow Sound is coming September 16-18 and 23-25, 2009, to Viento y Agua, {open}, and the Gerald R. Daniel Recital Hall at CSULB. Featured participants: Ain Soph Aur, Casey Anderson, Mitchell Brown, Hop Frog Kollectiv, Catherine Lamb, Jorge Martin + Bill Nelson, Mem1, Missincinatti, MLuM, Albert Ortega, qqq, Tom Recchion, Jeffrey Roden, Steve Roden, Chris Schlarb, G.E. Stinson, Kris Tiner, and Aaron Ximm. Slow Sound is partnering with Soundwalk 2009, CSULB’s Music Department, and CSULB’s University Art Museum in conjunction with the show “Brian Eno: 77 Million Paintings.”

ISOP: Torreyana on MPRNTBL


The next release on MPRNTBL, Torreyana by Intense Situations of Peril, is online now. For Torreyana, ISOP reviewed Steven Soderbergh’s Traffic as inspiration, along with field recordings and other raw data collected in and around San Diego, California. MPRNTBL is a net label dedicated to quiet music, slow sound, lowercase, free improvisation, field recordings, analog noise, and collaborative soundscapes. Forthcoming releases from Aaron Ximm, Lisle Ellis + Marcos Fernandes, and Milwaukee Phonography.