People Inside Electronics: bitpanic

Consisting of members Casey Anderson, Scott Cazan, Clay Chaplin, David Paha, and Stephanie Smith, Bitpanic is a computer music collective based in Los Angeles that explores networked compositional systems, experimental sound practices, and improvisation. The group follows and extends the computer music lineage pioneered by The Hub, with current members who are former students and colleagues of The Hub co-founder Mark Trayle.
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// 8pm
Boston Court, Pasadena, CA
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Stellar Remnants to Premiere at the Laguna Beach Music Festival

Stellar Remnants will be premiered by cellist Johannes Moser at the Laguna Beach Music Festival this February. The piece, composed by Ellen Reid, features a custom-made performance interface which I designed, built and programmed for the piece. I also created Stellar Remnants‘s installation component which will be on view prior to the performance. The installation features hanging steel plates that respond to movements surrounding the structure.

// 8pm
Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, CA
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bitpanic at REDCAT

bitpanic, a networked music ensemble of which I am a member, will be joining the Hub to perform the works of Mark Trayle as tribute to his memory. More information on the REDCAT website.

// 8:30 pm
REDCAT, Downtown Los Angeles
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Solarc Pilot Series: Batch 4

Solarc Brewing’s Experimental Pilot Batch brews paired with the music of Stephanie Smith who will be presenting a similarly experimental batch of motor and LED arrays. Lighting by Liam Mooney.

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// 7 - 10pm
MorYork (4959 York Blvd, Los Angeles)

Show at MATA

Show on August 27th at MATA. Doors at 10pm, and performances start promptly at 10:30 pm.

Amps for Christ
Devin Sarno + Randy Randall
Ecstatic Music Band (krausbauer/buchla/hammer)
Stephie’s Castle

// 10:00 pm
MATA NOISE, 3709 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019

Show in Frogtown

Sharing the bill with Coconut Waterscape this Saturday at The Frog. Come to the show to hear my latest experiments with the Doepfer Dark Energy synthesizer.

// 7:00 pm
The Frog, 3041 N Coolidge Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90039

Exhibit: On The Margins

On The Margins — A show of recent works by Integrated Media Faculty and their classes in the C108 Gallery at CalArts. Features an excerpt of Small Talk

- Mar 20, 2015
C108, CalArts

Performing in soundSpark

Performing with my motor arrays as a part of SASSAS‘s soundSpark series. soundSpark is a free, monthly new music series for young children featuring solo and duo performances by emerging artists. soundSpark takes place at 12pm on the first Saturday of every month. I will be performing variations of both Crickets and Loud Sleep.

// 12 - 1pm
Children's Theatre, West Hollywood Library
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Small Talk

“Little Shits” performing Small Talk. Each hanging device constantly decides between three things: to sustain, to be silent, or to join the pattern. The end result is a continuously transforming conversation. Please enjoy during the day and night.

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- Nov 08, 2014
WaveCave, CalArts

WaveCave Gallery Opening Reception and Concert

This Friday, October 3rd at 7pm, the new WaveCave Sound Gallery at CalArts will open with an installation by Mark Trayle titled Zephyrs. There will be a reception outside the WaveCave in the ROD lobby at 7pm followed at 8pm by an amazing concert of new works by ESP alumni.

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// 8:00 pm
ROD, CalArts
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20,013 Screening

My video and sound piece 20,013, will be screening alongside other selections from the Centre of Living Arts “Futures Project” exhibition at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood.

// 7:30 pm
The Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian, Los Angeles
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Dog Star 10: Field of Toys

Concert 9 of Dogstar 10. A concert of music written for toys. Curated by Liam Mooney. Performed in my backyard in Mt. Washington, and premiering a new piece. Also features music by Archie Carey, Casey Anderson, Daniel Corral, Ingrid Lee, James Klopfleisch, Mari, Paul Fraser, Todd Lerew, and Liam Mooney.

// 6:00 pm
Mt Washington, Los Angeles, CA
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Pre-Glo @ Centre for the Living Arts

Taking part in the Pre-Glo exhibition at the Centre for the Living Arts in Mobile, Alabama. The Video Gallery features Global Futures: Pre-Global, curated by Tom Leeser of CalArts, and will feature two of my works, Coast II and Movement (originally a part of Space Elevator Voyage). This installation of sound and video blends the Centre’s upcoming theme of globalism with the previous exhibit, Future Tense- Futures Project.

- Jul 25, 2014
Centre for the Living Arts
Mobile, AL

Gaukurinn Show

Synthesizer appearance in Reykjavik! To be joined by Liam Mooney, and local group, The Sad Owl Brothers.

// 9:00 pm
Guakurinn, Reykjavik, Iceland

CSUF Festival

The CSUF Festival and the World Electro-Acoustic Listening Room (WEALR) present an EcoSono Biomes concert in six parts. Coast II will be presented in the Marine portion of the program.

// 10:00 am
CSU Fullerton's Department of Music Recital Hall, Fullerton, CA

Song A Day Concert

Joining over a dozen songwriters performing their favorite songs they wrote this past month on

// 8:00 pm
Orchard House, Highland Park, Los Angeles

Winterfest Opening Party

Collaborative effort to provide sonic entertainment for the opening party of The Arts District’s Winterfest. Most likely involving mechanical crickets.

// 7:00 pm
Angel City Brewery, Los Angeles, CA

Dog Star 9: Moon Canyon

Performing Crickets in Moon Canyon, Mount Washington. Part of the annual Dog Star Orchestra concert series. Concert curated by Archie Carey.

// 7:00 pm
Moon Canyon, Mt Washington, Los Angeles, CA

Sensors and Movement Workshop @ Disney

Co-teaching Electronics Workshop: Sensors – Bodies Creating Sounds with choreographer Natalie Metzger at Disney’s Creative Academy. Work at Disney? Sign up for our workshop! Thursday evenings through June 20.

- Jun 20, 2013 // 5:00 pm
Disney Consumer Products Division

Improvised Sound Ping Pong Tournament

Honor your mothers by attending an event that combines a ping pong tournament with improvised sound. Each player will be teamed up with a musician who will be using direct output generated from gameplay, and as the tournament progresses, improvised duets will arise. Participating musicians include Casey Anderson, Raphael Arar, Clay Chaplin, Phil Curtis, Wyatt Penn Keusch, Dan Letourneau, Stephanie Smith and Mark Trayle.

// 2:00 pm
Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA
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STROLL Reception

Performing at the closing reception for STROLL, an interactive installation along hiking paths in Santa Clarita.

// 12:00 pm
CalArts, C108

Beyond Baroque, Beyond Music with Mark Trayle

Performing at Beyond Baroque with Mark Trayle, et al.

From the Beyond Baroque website: CalArts’ electronic guru, MARK TRAYLE performs solo and with an ensemble, recreating the famous electronic HUB network, which grew out of The League of Automatic Music Composers.

Special Admission: General $20, Students & Seniors $10, Members $5.

// 9:00 pm
Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA