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Berlin: August 10-12, 2010

BBQ at Jürg Bariletti’s in Friedrichshain, two days of caffeine fueled recording with Roy Carroll (he makes the best espresso in Wedding, second place is Coffee Star), caught Tom Arthurs‘ performance at Wendel (smoking), Maria Chavez …

Transistor Illumicator on Controlvalve….!

The lovely netlabel “controlvalve,” operated by my friend Roger Smith has released a recording of a live performance I did with Don Haugen. It is free to download, and it certainly is worth taking some time …

Berlin: August 8-9, 2010

After a very nice train trip from Amsterdam (first class is worth the extra 10 euro) I arrived in Berlin. We have a lovely apartment in Wedding (“we” being Phil Skaller, Ayesha Khatun, Carolyn Chen, Ariana …

Amsterdam: August 3-8, 2010

What an incredibly productive and enjoyable stay at STEIM. Gregory Taylor and I recorded more than enough material for an album, I was able to conduct and videotape five interviews for my dissertation and as an …

The Desert Fathers in concert tonight at STEIM

From STEIM: 5 August 2010 | 20:30 hrs. | Concert | 5 euros STEIM Residency Concert:The Desert Fathers, PIRX, Lesley Flanigan Featuring:The Desert Fathers: Jeff Kaiser (US) – trumpet + computer & Gregory Taylor (US) – …

Amsterdam: August 2, 2010

The Desert Father’s first day at STEIM was quite exciting….a wonderful recording session immediately followed by a crash…making the 1.68gb seven channel interleaved file recorded in Max/MSP unreadable…THANKFULLY, Audiofile Engineering came to the rescue with their …

Amsterdam: July 25-29, 2010

Another nice week…I hate to be so upbeat about all this…besides a jam session at Zaal 100, and forays for beers, food, laundry and the occasional cigar (cubans have come down in price since my last …

Amsterdam: July 20-24, 2010

Spui with Kevin Whitehead and Michael Moore(Click any image to enlarge) What a beautiful week this has been, full of unexpected and delightful surprises. It began with meeting Michael for coffee, his houseguest Kevin joined us. …

Amsterdam: July 17-19, 2010

Ahhhh…So good to be back in Amsterdam! I’ll be here for the next three weeks. The first two are a “vacation” as a bit of a self-reward for making it through my PhD qualifying exams and …