One of America’s preeminent culture jammers and sonic pranksters, Negativland member Mark Hosler makes a rare Seattle appearance tonight. He’ll reportedly be using a device called the Booper, which Negativland bandmate David Willis created by adding transistors to an FM radio receiver, enabling it to send its output to its input. The resultant sounds from the Booper vary wildly, and combined with Hosler’s other DIY electronic gear, the music generated should be strange and unpredictable. A perf... more »
Organized by Norm Chambers (aka local ambient-music star Panabrite), this night should be an essential exhibition of synth-based music. Poland’s Piotr Kurek combines impeccable and eerie melodic grace with a questing tone palette. His music seems geared for off-beat horror films and the academy, but it has an anything-can-happen sensibility that’s rare in the latter place. Kurek’s Heat album is a Rhodes-heavy compendium of deep, cosmic tone poetry that encompasses many moods. Portland’s Matt Ca... more »
The University of Washington's modern music ensemble (from the early 20th century forward).
The latest from the Seattle composer.
The latest from the locals.
The Seattle/New York underground singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist who improvises, free jazzes, and generally mixes electronics, folk, and Middle Eastern and African sound.
The Sam Boshnack Quintet premieres Nellie Bly: Exposition of a Lasting Legacy, a new suite based on the life of the daredevil feminist reporter who lived from 1864 to 1922.
A night with the acoustic-electric chamber group founded in 2011 "by musicians passionate about music."
Saxophonist, improviser, composer.
Leviathan Worship Service: Olympia-based "Outer Space duo." Last time they played at the Chapel, they described it as "An evening of drones, noises, analog synth mayhem cello squeaks, visual stimulation, and spaced out sounds in a lovely historic Seattle building once owned by Nuns."
Performer, composer, and digital artist originally from Mexico City who now teaches at DXArts at UW.
The California-based political activist, pianist, improviser, composer, and singer/songwriter.
The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra, led by conductor Geoffrey Larson and featuring violinist Rose McIntosh, performs a world premiere piece by Binna Kim, another world premiere by the orchestra's TBA composition contest winner, and works by Prokoviev, Hovhaness, and Alex Baranowski.