Friday, January 12, 2007

Soliday + Solotroff advance notice

Advance Notice:

Friday February 9, 2007
BUSKER presents:
2159 West 21st Place (at Leavitt St.)
Chicago, IL 60608
9:00 PM
Suggested Donation $6.00
All Ages

Power Surge redux + Reader write-up

- There is yet another copy of the Intrinsic Action "Manhattan Power Surge" 7-inch up on eBay, from the same seller. Huh, I hope that I got that invoice paid in 1992, or whenever it was...

- Here is the Reader write-up for tonight's show, synchronistically written by an ex-member (albeit brief) of Intrinsic Action:

HAPTIC & DAVID DANIELL I neglected to mention Haptic in a November column on Chicago's drone music scene--an unfortunate oversight, because the trio's piece "Danjon Scale," on a split 12-inch with the Milwaukee duo Mouths released last year by the British label Entr'acte, is among the most striking displays of sustained texture in recent memory. Adam Sonderberg and Joseph Mills operate various acoustic and electronic devices (everything from samples and oscillators to hurdy-gurdy) while Steven Hess handles percussion; the sound they create together is hypnotic and seamless. For live performances they customarily invite an outside musician to join them, and for tonight's show they've invited two: Mark Solotroff of Bloodyminded and guitarist David Daniell. The concert begins with a solo set at Heaven by Daniell--a member of San Augustin and various Rhys Chatham ensembles and a recent transplant to Chicago--whose new solo album, Coastal (Xeric), is also devoted largely to drone. For three of the four tracks the various instruments creating the drone are mainly unrecognizable; on the fourth, a lovely piece called "Sunfish," Daniell weaves multinote licks on acoustic guitar, pedal steel, and violin (courtesy of guest Erin Boyette) into a different yet equally powerful drone sound. After his set Daniell will play with Haptic, who immediately afterward will lead the audience upstairs to Enemy and play a set there with Solotroff. 9 PM, Heaven Gallery, 1550 N. Milwaukee, second floor, 773-342-4597, and Enemy, 1550 N. Milwaukee, third floor, 312-493-3657, $7. -- Peter Margasak

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

eBay on hold

- I am holding off on eBay auctions, as well as "Buy It Now" listings - for the time being - due to business travel, and a generally hectic schedule. I hope to resume activity late this month.

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

BLOODYMINDED on Collective Voice

I just heard from Rory at Collective Voice. Here are the details on the upcoming BLOODYMINDED feature, which includes an interview that I did with Rory:

(Please note that although Collective Voice does air weekly, some affiliates choose to be a week behind the most recent show that is available for them, meaning that the feature might be heard a week later on some stations than the suggested dates below)

Thursday, January 11, 2007, 11:59 PM (St. John's NL, NST) on CHMR-FM 93.5 - Live streaming media feeds:

Friday, January 12, 2007, 2:00 AM (Halifax NS, AST) on CKDU-FM 88.1 - Live streaming media feeds:

Friday, January 12, 2007, 10:00 PM (Antigonish NS, AST) on CFXU-FM 92.5 - Live streaming media feeds:

Friday, January 12, 2007, 11:59 PM (Sackville NB, AST) on CHMA-FM 106.9 - Live streaming media feeds:

Saturday, January 13, 2007, 2:00 AM (Fredericton NB, AST) on CHSR-FM 97.7 - Live streaming media feeds:

Saturday, January 13, 2007, 5:00 AM/Thursday, January 18, 2007, 3:00 AM (Thunder Bay ON, EST) on CILU-FM 102.7 - Live streaming media feeds:

Monday, January 15, 2007, 9:00 PM (Driftless WI, CST) on Radio Driftless - Live streaming media feeds:

Thursday, January 18, 2007, 11:59 PM (Burnaby BC, PST) on CJSF-FM 90.1 - Live streaming media feeds:

A downloadable version of the show will be posted on January 13th in .mp3 format at:

Sigillum S 7-inch on eBay

A copy of the Sigillum S "Terror Auto-Obstetrics" 7-inch is currently up on eBay.