New solo LP out today!

My second solo LP – Beside Myself – is officially out in the world today courtesy of US based label, Students of Decay. I am so grateful for the support of SOD / Alex Cobb for taking this project on and for the ongoing support of the folks at Morr Music. I am also extremely grateful to my dear friends and collaborators whose support I am indebted to for this record (and much more!); James Rushford, Joerg Hiller, Joe Talia, Francis Plagne and my partner Oren Ambarchi.

The beautiful cover for this release is a painting titled ‘lace‘ by Manitoba, Canada based painter Melanie Rocan. This painting and much more of Melanie’s work can be seen on her website here. Huge thanks to Melanie for letting me use this wonderful and evocative painting, which matched the atmosphere of this album so well.

The album is available on LP / digital through Forced Exposure (US), Anost (EU), Boomkat (UK) and many more distros and shops worldwide.

A digital version of the LP is available on my Bandcamp here.

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BC & USA concerts w/ Oren Ambarchi Feb 15 – 24, 2020

Oren Ambarchi and I are doing a small but very busy tour in BC (Canada) and the USA over the next 9 days. Details for all of the shows here:

February 15 – SOLO / SOLO – Annex, Vancouver BC 

February 16 – DUO – the White Room, Nanaimo BC 

February 17 – DUO – Cavity Curiosity Shop, Victoria BC 

February 18 – DUO – Zebulon, Los Angeles CA *early show 7:30 PM start.

February 20 – crys SOLO + DUO – the Lab, San Francisco CA 

February 22 – DUO – Public Records, Brooklyn NY 

February 24 – SOLO / SOLO – Frequency Festival, Chicago IL

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Feb 1, Solo concert in Brisbane: MONO 36

On Saturday February 1, I will head to the Institute of Modern Art in Brisbane (AU) to kick off the 2020 MONO concert series curated by Lawrence English. I will share this bill with a new project by Austrian artist Werner Dafeldecker and Australia video artist Scott Morrison. Looking forward to return to Brisbane to present new work as part of this great series!

Full details here.

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Solo performance in Melbourne – Monday, December 16.

I am very pleased to present my solo piece The Nonsuch (2015 – 2019) this coming Monday, December 16 in Melbourne as part of the wonderful Inland series. This piece will be featured on my upcoming solo LP Beside Myself, slated for release on Students of Decay in January 2020.

For this edition of Inland 19B: GOLD BINDING HIS HEAD BENEATH A VAULTED ROOF – I am thrilled to share the bill with two of my dear friends and collaborators; James Rushford will perform a 2-part program of piano works by Lawrence Crane and Francis Plagne will be joined by James, Maria Moles and Alex MacFarlane to perform pieces from his upcoming songs record.

The event takes place at the Church of all Nations in Carlton. Details here.

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August 24 trio w/ Graham Lambkin & James Rushford in Melbourne.

The long travel to Australia for a string of exciting performances in the coming weeks begins this week! Things get started this Saturday, August 24 at Supersense Festival of the Ecstatic in Melbourne. I will perform on the Saturday afternoon ‘Minimal’ program in a first time trio with Graham Lambkin (UK) and James Rushford (AU). I am really looking forward to creating something unique and uncompromising with these two lovelies.

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Sound American 21

The wonderful journal Sound American, edited by Nate Wooley, has just published their 21st issue. I was invited to contribute to Jennie Gottschalk‘s piece ‘Two Questions for Sound Practitioners’ in this issue and you can read the piece online here. The full issue is up on their site and is packed full of really terrific pieces. Subscriptions and physical copies can be purchased via their website or bandcamp as well! (Support!) 

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