Jason Martin – Two Times!

The esteemed Mister Jason Martin of Brown Cuts Neighbors and Evolution Revolution fame – the wolfman hisself – is making two rare public appearances in the next few days. Be sure to visit him at the NYU MFA Open Studios on Friday at the Barney Building and DO NOT MISS the big event!...

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Missed it: Tristan Shone Profiled by MAKE

Missed it: Tristan Shone Profiled by MAKE

I got to meet Tristan Shone AKA Author & Punisher this May at Maker Faire and again at SubZero in San Jose. He is one of the few sound artists I’ve encountered who is doing something that is both totally unique and sounds completely awesome. MAKE did a profile on Tristan and you...

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SHARE San Jose jam video

SHARE SJ Jam October 28, 2009 from Marc Arsenault on Vimeo. Villa Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA SHARE San Jose open jam. Participants bring their portable equipment, plug into a common system, improvise on each others’ signal and perform live audio and video. Participants at this...

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Visit Yellowstone with Jawbone Railroad

West Yellowstone to Old Faithful, Part 1 from Montana Office of Tourism on Vimeo. My brother Blaise’s old time string band Jawbone Railroad recently scored an eight-part video tour of Yellowstone Park in Montana. It’s quite lovely. Old Faithful is still going! Imagine!

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NEW: Al Columbia’s Pim & Francie Collected

As Orson Welles and Terry Gilliam have film adaptations of Don Quixote as their great incomplete masterworks; Al Columbia has Pim And Francie. A work over 15 years in the making, and never now likely to be ‘finished’, the pieces of it have been assembled as Pim & Francie: The...

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New Steven Cerio Print Previewed

This is freaking hot. Exclusive run of 500 copies to be included with the forthcoming Atlantic Drone LP A Vivified Sugar Cube Explains the Universe, the debut release by Circadia Records. Atlantic Drone is Steven Cerio’s psychedelic brainchild, and this new release includes contributions...

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Dandelion Radio Festive 50 +nickname: Rebel News

Dandelion Radio Festive 50 +nickname: Rebel News

Play your part in making musical history, by taking part in this year’s Festive Fifty! The Festive Fifty is an annual chart featuring the previous year’s best tracks, as voted for by listeners. Legendary BBC broadcaster John Peel presented the first ever Festive Fifty on Radio 1 back...

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fognozzle – In the Stomachs of Fleas video

fognozzle and Erling Wold Mark Alburger conducting the San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra We, that is, fognozzle and Erling Wold, present for you a tale of fear, horror, xenophobia, political posturing and denial, all contained within a musical program piece of sorts, a savage delight for...

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CALMS LIVE! at El Rincon San Francisco

Two songs from Nick Carpenter and Michael Keegan AKA CALMS. Nick and Mike also step out in nickname: Rebel. This video, like the Lightning Bolt one from last week, was shot and edited in HD. Recorded July 28, 2009 at El Rincon on 16th Street, San Francisco, CA. Ratskin Explastical Monthly #13...

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New Jason Martin site + Live Show updates

Just a couple quick notes. Mr. Jason Martin of Bunny Brains, Brown Cuts Neighbors, Evolution Revolution and Wow Cool/DeptEx has a new site up at: JasonMartinWebsite.com. There is music, video, writings and more. We’ve added a bunch of shows to the Wow Cool events page. Gigs coming up in...

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The Living Archive of Underground Music

The Living Archive of Underground Music

It’s amazing what you can find that you never knew was right in your own backyard. In this case there’s so much of it, it’s hard to know where to start. I was steered towards The Living Archive of Underground Music page by Pete from San Francisco noise act fognozzle (a group we...

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