rewriting history

rewriting history

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Spam by Meme

Posted by on Dec 13, 2020 in blog, history, performance, SoundWalk, wikiGong | No Comments
Spam by Meme

Source material for Oracle du Jour, part of our Long Beach SoundWalk 2012 project. All but the introduction was ported directly from our former wiki.

Blessings for the Bees of the Dead

Posted by on May 19, 2019 in audio, blog, performance, projects, SoundWalk | No Comments
Blessings for the Bees of the Dead

Jacob‘s long fascination with apiculture–he is an active member of the Long Beach Beekepers–and our incipient dread of the impact of species collapse suggested our theme for soundpedro 2019.

gettin’ a buzz on

Posted by on Mar 18, 2018 in audio, blog, history, performance, projects, SoundWalk | No Comments
gettin’ a buzz on

Our version of office bingo, as posted on our wiki 2012/08/15 by songmaster and since much amended and tweaked.

filmredigering, Stockholm

filmredigering, Stockholm

…in which we work on our upcoming roadshow…from the road. Deadlines come in many forms, but the only ones that absorb my full attention these days seem to be performances. Since these are usually far away from the studio, readiness involves getting the media files done well in advance—or at least a bit ahead of […]

one studio, shaken, not stirred

one studio, shaken, not stirred

…in which we up our roots. Summer 2014 is coming and, with it, the threat of fall—and another Long Beach performance opportunity. This year, it won’t be SoundWalk. FLOOD is taking a year off to contemplate a more grandiose reincarnation in 2015. But autumn beckons, even in late springtime. “The party season,” as some would […]

the last SoundWalk

Posted by on Oct 12, 2013 in audio, blog, Flickr, SoundWalk, travels, video, YouTube | No Comments
the last SoundWalk

Well, there we were…as always, right where we weren’t supposed to be…at SoundWalk 2013 in Long Beach. Back near our starting point, actually, over on 3rd Street between Elm Ave. and Long Beach Blvd. For three of the last four years we’ve been within a few doorways of the same spot. Igor Amokian was out […]

that time of year again

Posted by on Jul 1, 2013 in audio, blog, projects, SoundWalk | 2 Comments
that time of year again

…in which we apply for the tenth and final Long Beach SoundWalk…. As of today, we’ve only sent in our proposal, along with this image based on Jacob’s photo. Our inspiration is to get back to wikiGong’s primary mission and present something at SoundWalk 2013 once again involving field recordings of massive infrastructure. The result […]

Elegy for Matt Mason (Script)

Posted by on Jul 1, 2013 in blog, performance, photography, SoundWalk | No Comments
Elegy for Matt Mason (Script)

“Elegy for Matt Mason” was one of four pieces we prepared for the 2011 Long Beach SoundWalk, and the one in which I was most deeply involved. That is, it was a wordy piece, and the words were mine. (The lyrics? The libretto? “Script” will do.) The Matt Mason Idea As Dave and I anticipated […]

SoundWalk 2012: crowdsourcing the post-production

We got a little behind posting media for our Long Beach SoundWalk 2012 project. Here are some other peoples’ take(s)…