Friday, July 28, 2023

Edmonton Noisefest 2023! August 26th, 2 to 11:30pm at the Aviary!

BEAMS is helping out with Edmonton Noisefest 2023, August 26th 2023 in Edmonton at the Aviary.

20+ Performers, all day event! Live at the Aviary.
Genres: Harsh Noise, Harsh Noise Wall, Musique Concrete, Drone, Digital Noise, circuit bending, glitch, power electronics, cut-up, a washing machine, etc.

== When and Where ==
August 26, 2023 (2023-08-26) from 2pm (14:00) to 11:30 (23:30)
mountain time.
The Aviary
9314 111 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB T5G 0A3
(780) 233-3635
$15 at the door. $13 online ahead of time.
 
 
== WHO ==

- Daniel J Cramer (BC)
- Dinosaur Dragonfly (Formerly Winnipeg)
- MET GLAS (Calgary)
- Molena (Vancouver, BC)
- N. Antoni (Vancouver, BC)
- Psychological Operations by Tin Can Luminary and the Orchestra of the Unwanted (NORCAL!)
- Rat Park (Red Deer)
- Damno Te
- Ghost Cars
- Gray Hartley
- Jacob Audrey Taves
- Jared Epp
- Kaunsel
- Kelly Ruth
- quillmage
- Motonogo
- NRS Trio (Mark Segger, Will Northlich-Redmond, Nico Arnaez)
- skruntskrunt
- Tense Relative

== SET LIST ==

 - 14:00 - skruntskrunt : 10
 - 14:20 - Motonogo : 10
 - 14:40 - Ghost Cars : 17
 - 15:00 - Jared Epp : 15
 - 15:30 - Gray Hartley : 15
 - 16:00 - Dinosaur Dragonfly (Formerly Winnipeg) : 15
 - 16:30 - Psychological Operations by Tin Can Luminary and the Orchestra of the Unwanted (NORCAL!) :
 - 17:00 - Rat Park (Red Deer) : 15
 - 17:30 - Jacob Audrey Taves : 15
 - 18:00 - Kaunsel : 15
 - 18:30 - quillmage : 12
 - 19:00 - Damno Te : 15
 - 19:30 - Kelly Ruth : 15
 - 20:00 - MET GLAS (Calgary) : 12
 - 20:30 - Daniel J Cramer (BC) : 15
 - 21:30 - N. Antoni (Vancouver, BC) : 15
 - 22:00 - NRS Trio (Mark Segger, Will Northlich-Redmond, Nico Arnaez) : 15
 - 22:30 - Molena (Vancouver, BC) : 15
 - 23:00 - Tense Relative : 15

Sponsored by BEAMS and AMASS





Wednesday, May 24, 2023

BEAMS Presents Drone Day 2023

 BEAMS Presents Drone Day 2023
 WeirdCanada is promoting Drone Day. So is BEAMS.
https://droneday.org/
 

May 27th 2023 12 noon to midnight mountain time.

We will be hosting a virtual drone day on twitch or youtube. We'll be chatting along side the twitch stream all day :)

Do you want to listen and chat? Goto  https://twitch.tv/beamsdotca

Don't want to use twitch? Well at noon on May 27th you can watch it on youtube:  https://youtu.be/v5QYR8jnqm4

Still not satisfied? Want to download it? https://archive.org/details/droneday2023


 

Artist Track Time Afternoon Evening
skruntskrunt interstitial drones 00:00:00 12:00:00 06:00:00
Bleak House Condemned Building 00:45:00 12:45:00 06:45:00
Nathaniel Sutton Trippy Cassette Drone 01:15:00 01:15:00 07:15:00
Phiqual Poynte Ambient 7734: music from the second floor of a nine-storey walkup 01:30:00 01:30:00 07:30:00
Brick Road I just want to be in the trees > Medieval Mud 02:15:00 02:15:00 08:15:00
Shawn Pinchbeck Transmission 03:00:00 03:00:00 09:00:00
m.o.a.i.n. Drone Day 03:45:00 03:45:00 09:45:00
Wayne DeFehr Flower Effects 05:00:00 05:00:00 11:00:00
J Daniel Cramer From Viljandi Estonia 05:30:00 05:30:00 11:30:00

Edmonton Noisefest 2023 Call For Performances

BEAMS is helping out with Edmonton Noisefest 2023, August 26th 2023 in Edmonton at the Aviary.

We're currently looking for live performers! 

Email BEAMS-SUBMISSION <beams-submission@googlegroups.com> with the subject:

Edmonton Noisefest 2023 Performance Proposal

Include in the body:

    * Project Name: []  (put it between square brackets exact how you want us to write it, skruntskrunt all lowercase would be [skruntskrunt]

   * Title of act: [] (put it between square brackets exact how you want us to write it, aTitleWrittenInCamelCase [aTitleWrittenInCamelCase]

   * Genre: (Harsh Noise, Harsh Noise Wall, Musique Concrete, Drone, Digital Noise, circuit bending, glitch, power electronics, cut-up, a washing machine, etc.)

   * Description: (what are you going to be doing, what setup do you have)

   * Estimated length: (anything longer than 17 minutes requires negotiation)

   * Safety concerns: should we be aware of anything?

   * Links to portfolio (samples, videos)

We cannot guarantee video projectors at this time, but we'll have a sound system that is for sure.



Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Call for 2023 Droneday Video Submissions

WeirdCanada is promoting Drone Day. So is BEAMS.
https://droneday.org/

Seeking DRONE DAY VIDEOS and AUDIENCE. May 27th 2023 noon to midnight mountain time.

We will be hosting a virtual drone day on twitch or youtube. 

Do you want to listen? Goto  https://twitch.tv/beamsdotca

For now we're focussed on accepting videos submissions.

We prefer drone videos.

We accept drone videos and live streams. 

Video Submissions [Deadline May 24th, 2023]

 For videos please use wetransfer.com and email to 

 "BEAMS-SUBMISSION <beams-submission@googlegroups.com>"

with subject line "2023 BEAMS Droneday Video Submission"

Video Requirements:
- must be Drone-ish music (we reserve the right to deny or accept)
- Videos of 10 minutes or longer are preferred (30 minutes is the sweet spot, 60 minutes max).

- Videos should have a title card that gives your name, contact info, performance name, etc.

- Please in the email provide:

   * Project Name and who we should attribute it to   

    * Title Card Project Name: []  (put it between square brackets exact how you want us to write it, skruntskrunt all lowercase would be [skruntskrunt]
   * Title of submission: [] (put it between square brackets exact how you want us to write it, aTitleWrittenInCamelCase [aTitleWrittenInCamelCase]
   * link to download link (wetransfer, dropbox, http, or google drive)
   * Description
   * Confirmation that BEAMS may post and transmit and share you submission non-exclusively and for 0 or more compensation (yes this year we might pay you!)
   * Any copyright worries you might have (we might have to censor it
     on youtube)

- currently there is 0 payment (may change, no promises) 

- communication will be via email to BEAMS-SUBMISSION <beams-submission@googlegroups.com>

  
   For the video, please try to follow these guidelines:

   * Resolution 1920x1080 (16:9 aspect ratio, if your videos isn't
     then add black bars because we will)
   * FPS: 30
   * MP4 or MKV format
   * AAC or OGG or FLAC audio
   * Optionally include your own title-card, you might not like ours.
   * At least 10 minutes, 60 minutes at most, 30 minutes is preferred
     max length.

What is drone? 

I don't know! Long notes? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drone_music People have opinions.

Saturday, March 4, 2023

The Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society and Teatrihoov present…



The Sound, Media, Movement and Visual Artist Residency!

May 22 – June 5, 2023 – Viljandi, Estonia.


We are currently accepting proposals for an artist residency to take place at the Koidu Seltsimaja culture house in Viljandi, Estonia.


Send your inquiries, and proposals for projects and happenings to:

Shawn Pinchbeck

shawn@beams.ca


Include your name and contact details, technical requirements (read below about what is available), a short bio and links to your work. You should apply early to get letters of acceptance for your funding applications to attend. Space is limited and is on a first come basis. Those of you from Canada may be able to find travel funds from your city arts or provincial arts council, Canada Council for the Arts, your school or institution, or other sources.


This residency is open to artists of any experience level who have an interest in sound, media art, movement, visual arts or other artistic practices. For 2 weeks artists are free to create explore, build, collaborate and compose whatever artistic works they wish. The form of the residency is very open. Participants may wish to share knowledge and organise workshops for each other, there is the opportunity to create an exhibit or event to present their works to the public, or other formats of public engagement are possible.


This will be the 4th year this residency will have taken place. Year One featured the Media Arts students of the Alberta University of the Arts from Calgary, Canada, Year Two featured International independent artists and the Detune Festival hosted by the Supersonicum Gallery. Year Three featured artists from Edmonton and the Peace Region of Alberta. This year, it is my hope to get a good cross section of artists from different places, to create a great environment for sharing knowledge, experiences and creative practices.


The location of the residency, Koidu Seltsimaja, is a historical theatre and culture centre, which was abandoned for 20 years and is now being renovated and revitalised by Viljandi artists Evelin Lagle and Marek N├Ámm. We will have access to a large theatre with theatrical stage, the small blackbox theatre, large gallery, jazz club, garden spaces and several small and large spaces ideal for installations, performances and happenings. "Koit", as it is called in a popular historical Estonian song, has become a gathering place for artists in Viljandi. In addition to theatre spaces, it features artist studios and a pub, making it truly a multi-use creative space.


Many spaces in the Koidu Seltsimaja are available for participants to utilize. In addition to the spaces mentioned above, there are plenty of stairwells, hallways, small rooms and where ever else you think art can be put. In your proposal, mention the type of space you would like to work in or the format of presentation you may wish to work on. There will be 1 video projector and 2 PA sound systems there to use. If you require more or dedicated equipment, you should plan to bring it or acquire it locally when you arrive. There are quite a few 2nd hand stores, hardware stores, a musical instrument/powertool store and 1 basic electronics store; for bits and bobs that you may require. Pretty much anything can be acquired in Tallinn, the capital, 150 km away and easily accessible by bus or train for under 10 Euros.


Viljandi is a quaint tourist city of 16,000 in the centre of Estonia. It features a Teutonic Knights castle ruins overlooking a picturesque lake, Old Town, forested countryside, nice restaurants and cafes and arty nuance. Thanks to the presence of the Viljandi Culture Academy and the yearly Viljandi Folk Festival, it has a healthy cultural life for a small city. To travel to Viljandi, flights can be booked to Tallinn and a bus or train taken.


The cost of the residency is 25 Euros (payable when you arrive), to cover utilities and other building costs. We, unfortunately, are not a funded residency program and do not have bursaries or other funding available at this time. We do have a building that has great spaces for artists who want to be creative! We can provide invitation letters from the organisations involved to facilitate your funding applications. Viljandi is still a reasonably affordable city for visitors. Food is about 20 Euros a day, if you eat in restaurants, less if you prepare your own meals. There is a kitchen available in the residency building. Accommodation in Viljandi can be found for about 40 Euros a day at the local hotels, student hostel or Airbnb.


The organiser:

Shawn Pinchbeck, is an Alberta, Canada and Estonia based sound and media artist. He has taught sound and media arts courses at Tallinn University’s Baltic Film and Media School, the Estonian Academy of Arts, Viljandi Culture Academy and universities in Latvia. His artistic practice focuses on the sonic arts with a healthy dose of interactive art, MaxMSP and video mixed in. He collaborates extensively with artists of all kinds, often working with contemporary dancers, filmmakers and musicians. He has been active as an artist and lecturer in Estonia since 2001 and is a founding member of BEAMS and is its President.


The Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society (BEAMS) is a non-profit society dedicated to the promotion and production of sound oriented experimentation. Its Board of Directors consists of professional musicians, composers and media artists from diverse backgrounds driven to create a voice for sound orientated art in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.


Links:

www.beams.ca



Some photos of Koidu Seltsimaja:

https://mega.nz/#F!E5cGAQqa!VBCGbsiP8QJHJuxsYdMJiQ


A piece I made recently in the building:

https://youtu.be/lSoKIsiRfOc

Saturday, December 31, 2022

Art's Birthday 2023

 





Pockets of the cultural world are set to celebrate 60 years of Art’s Birthday, a milestone that the Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society also plans to commemorate. To that end, the music organization announced that Art’s Birthday Edmonton 2023 will take place Saturday, Jan. 14 at Idylwylde Community League (8631-81 Street) that will start with a visual arts and video exhibition at 2 p.m. The evening portion will start at 8 p.m. featuring live performances from Soft Ions, Hitoshi Sugiyama, Nathaniel Sutton, Wayne DeFehr, Trevor DePagie and D.N.E.


French surrealist artist Robert Filliou concocted Art’s Birthday in 1963, declaring that roughly a million years ago, art did not exist until someone dropped a sponge into a pail of water. Filliou chose his birthday of Jan. 17 as Art’s Birthday’s official date, enticing enclaves of practitioners − primarily in Europe − to annually celebrate their craft of choice on that day ever since.


Edmonton joined the global Art’s Birthday festivities in 2008, with BEAMS taking over the event in 2010 with live performances taking place annually, the most recent one taking place in 2020 at the Strathcona Community League. The pandemic compelled BEAMS to stream the last two events via Twitch TV.


Admission to the visual arts exhibition is free, while tickets for the live event are priced at $10 and available at the door. Members of the Idylwylde Community League can attend the evening show for free. Additional information will be posted online at beams.ca.



FB EVENT PAGE:

https://www.facebook.com/events/565758068308573?ref=newsfeed


Monday, November 28, 2022

Art’s Bday 2023

 Date: Saturday, January 14th 2023

Time: 2-11pm (MST time)

Where: ICL Hall and also online at: https://www.twitch.tv/beamsdotca 


Submission deadline: Saturday, December 31st 2022


Hi BEAMERS!


It’s that time of year again.  Art’s Birthday is just around the corner.  We are looking for a variety of submissions:


1. Electro-acoustic and experimental music video art pieces. 

2. Live in person performances for the night of at the hall

3. Visual art pieces to be on display at the hall.  These can be digital prints, paintings, or other art that can be displayed in the hall.



PLEASE SUBMIT TO:

beams-submission@googlegroups.com

With the subject “Art’s Bday 2023”


If you have any other questions always feel free to contact us:

info@beams.ca



The Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society (BEAMS) is a non-profit society dedicated to the promotion and production of sound art, experimental music and new media. Its membership consists of professional musicians, composers and performance artists from diverse backgrounds driven to create a voice for sound orientated art in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Contact:

info@beams.ca

www.beams.ca


Saturday, November 26, 2022

Together Apart III…an evening of audio wonderments

 

BEAMS presents…
Together Apart III…an evening of audio wonderments
Date: November 26, 2022
Time: 8:00 pm MST
 
Where: https://www.twitch.tv/beamsdotca and your private parlour
 
Together Apart is an evening curated by composer Shawn Pinchbeck (CAN/EST) of sound and electroacoustic music artists from Canada, Estonia and Lithuania presented by the Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society (BEAMS). Each performance has been specially selected for this event to tickle your ears, lubricate your listening organs and open your third eye.
 
This year’s fantastical audio voyage includes the works Birth of the World by Brad Necyk and Gary James Joynes, The Mill by Daniel Allen and Patrick McGinley (EST/USA), Settle by Mitch Renaud, Magenda by gintas k (LT), A Celestial Atlas, Plate I Night Lights by Katelyn Clark, Noise From Circular Walks on a Self-portrait With My Eyes Closed by Matthew Conroy (USA), The Barrier by Phiqual Poynte, Rudyard Kipling Boots by Wayne DeFehr, Epoch Liaisons by Trevor DePagie, When the Trees Clap Their hands, Raven Takes a Bough by Don Hill and a live performance by Abram Hindle!
 
Please join us for the live presentation or enjoy it on our Twitch channel afterwards at your leisure.
The Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society (BEAMS) is a non-profit society dedicated to the promotion and production of sound art, experimental music and new media. Its membership consists of professional musicians, composers and performance artists from diverse backgrounds driven to create a voice for sound orientated art in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
This event is sponsored by the Alberta Media Arts Alliance Society (AMAAS). BEAMS thanks them for their support!

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Together Apart II... an evening of audio wonderments Call for video works or streamed performances! Deadline November 19, 2022!

 

BEAMS presents
Together Apart II...
an evening of audio wonderments





Call for video works or streamed performances! Deadline November 19, 2022!

We are seeking submissions of video or Twitch live streamed performances from sound and electroacoustic music artists of all kinds. A modest artist fee will be paid for the accepted submissions.

Together Apart is an evening of sound and electroacoustic music artists from around the world to be presented by the Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society (BEAMS) on November 26, 2022 at 8 pm on our streaming channel:
https://www.twitch.tv/beamsdotca

The previous two years' events were very diverse with artists from Canada, UK and Estonia. The performances explored various facets of improvisation, modular synths, found sound objects, and location specific works. Their accompanying videos featured computer generated images, analogue video synthesizers, manipulated video, 16 mm experimental film and documentation of the performance itself. We are again looking for diverse "audio wonderments" to share with our audience this year!

Send your submissions by Nov 19th with the subject line "Together Apart III" to:
beams-submission@googlegroups.com

The Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society (BEAMS) is a non-profit society dedicated to the promotion and production of sound art, experimental music and new media. Its membership consists of professional musicians, composers and performance artists from diverse backgrounds driven to create a voice for sound orientated art in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. This event is sponsored by the Alberta Media Arts Alliance Society (AMAAS). BEAMS thanks them for their continued support!

Thursday, August 25, 2022

4th Edmonton Noise Fest 2022

 

   Restrictions are gone, but COVID-19 is still here, just as strong, and more virulent! So we're virtual again!


   When: August 28th, 2022 (Sunday) (6pm MDT)

   Where: Online (youtube, twitch, archive.org )

   What: enscribed video works of noise artists from Edmonton, from
   Alberta, from Canada, and from all over the world.

 Dear friends!

We premier on youtube at 6pm Mountain Time, click here for the video & chat: https://youtu.be/uCI6tDmBE0I


 

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/uCI6tDmBE0I

Archive.org Link: https://archive.org/details/edmonton-noise-fest-2022

Twitch.tv livestream link: https://twitch.tv/beamsdotca

 Playlist order:

Duration | Artist | Track  

20:00 | J Daniel Cramer     | Into The Grey                             
18:36 | Neil Wiernik        | Fragments in Isolation                     
05:03 | Trevor DePagie      | Scratch Track B'22                         
10:02 | Matheos & Georgios  | DigiTral                                   
17:04 | Wayne DeFehr        | Aren't You Glad                            
07:21 | Matthew M. Conroy   | Crowd                                      
12:53 | m.o.a.i.n.          | The blue thang                             
13:36 | Andrew Wayne Is ... | Smattering of Digital Collages             
23:02 | byte observer       | transmission                               
05:03 | skruntskrunt        | mains 2397                                 
17:19 | BLACK GALAXIE       | black galaxie V                            
14:55 | cop/out             | August 23, 2022                            
09:43 | Nathaniel Sutton    | Noise Experiment                           
10:05 | JUICE MACHINE       | Edmonton 2022                              
06:56 | Mothchurch          | seasorrow                                  
06:19 | Damno Te            | Me Got You                                 
04:38 | Petit Sac           | Lissemphibia Helminthic Putrefaction Rescue

Sunday, August 7, 2022

BEAMS at Idylwylde Community League

Date: Saturday, August 13th 2022
Time: 2-8pm (Electro-Acoustic Installation)
Time: 8-11pm (Live Performances
Where: Idlylwylde Community League

A live concert and a free family-friendly interactive electronic gallery comprise the itinerary of same-day events presented by the Idlylwylde Community League and the Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society. Both are slated to take place at the Idylwylde Community Hall (8631-81 Street) Saturday August 13. The exhibition runs from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., when the live show starts.

On tap to play the concert are multi-instrumentalist Trevor DePagie, sequencer specialist Stephen Sereda, sound artist Wayne DeFehr, teen electronic dance music performer Noah Benavides, clarinet player and composer Don Ross with Deviani Andrea, and DJ das Weichei.

Concert admission is free to Idylwylde Community League members, $7 for BEAMS members, and $15 for the public.

Interactive installation 2-8pm

Performers (8-11pm:

8:00 - 8:30 - DJ das Weichei
8:30-9:00 - Don Ross with Deviani Andrea
9:00 - 9:30 - Noah Benavides
9:30 - 10:00 - Wayne DeFehr
10:00 - 10:30 - Steve Sereda
10:30- 11:00 - Trevor DePagie

 

Saturday, July 2, 2022

Announcing the 2nd Virtual Edmonton Noisefest (4th Edmonton Noisefest) (2022)

   Restrictions are gone, but COVID-19 is still here, just as strong, and more virulent! So we're virtual again!


   When: August 28th, 2022 (Sunday) (sometime)

   Where: Online (youtube, twitch, archive.org)

   What: enscribed video works of noise artists from Edmonton, from
   Alberta, from Canada, and from all over the world.

Call for Submissions:


   Dear Noise Musicians and Noise non-musicians!
   
   This August 2022 we are hosting Edmonton NoiseFest virtually. It
   will be a streamed video event showcasing Edmonton Noise, Albert
   Noise, Canada Noise, and International Noise in Video Form.

   We will be releasing a curration of whatever is submitted on August
   28th on Youtube and Archive.org (because they have better sound and
   youtube is fundamentally unethical).

   Submissions should be exclusive (self-release is fine) but if it
   plays at another festival or something please warn us (youtube
   likes to take things down).  

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: AUGUST 24th (23:59 MST), 2022


   To submit, upload your video file somewhere and write an email to
   BEAMS-SUBMISSION <beams-submission@googlegroups.com> with the
   subject: Edmonton Noisefest Submission 2022

   You should copy and paste these bullet point into the email and answer them:

   * Project Name and who we should attribute it to

   * Title Card Project Name: []  (put it between square brackets exact how you want us to write it, skruntskrunt all lowercase would be [skruntskrunt]
   * Title of submission: [] (put it between square brackets exact how you want us to write it, aTitleWrittenInCamelCase [aTitleWrittenInCamelCase]
   * link to download link (wetransfer, dropbox, http, or google drive)
   * Description
   * Confirmation that BEAMS may post and transmit and share you submission non-exclusively and for 0 or more compensation (yes this year we might pay you!)
   * Any copyright worries you might have (we might have to censor it
     on youtube)
   
   For the video, please try to follow these guidelines:

   * Resolution 1920x1080 (16:9 aspect ratio, if your videos isn't
     then add black bars because we will)
   * FPS: 30
   * MP4 or MKV format
   * AAC or OGG or FLAC audio
   * Optionally include your own titlecard, you might not like ours.
   * At least 1 minute, 30 minutes at most, 20 minutes is preferred
     max length.

   If you don't know what this means then don't worry, just submit
   ahead of time so I can deal with it.

   We reserve the right to not include your work. We also need
   non-exclusive permission to post your work combined with other
   works to youtube, archive.org, twitch, our own website as well. We
   unfortunately offer $0 or more compensation as everything is free on our end
   as well, but I think we have budget so we'll see. I'll update the compensation as I get details.

Main organizer: Abram Hindle

Saturday, May 28, 2022

BEAMS Presents Drone Day 2022

Chat and Watch live https://twitch.tv/beamsdotca all Saturday May 28th noon to midnight.



Watch on youtube too if you want: Watch on YOUTUBE.

 


 

Sunday, May 15, 2022

BEAMS Presents Drone Day 2022

 WeirdCanada is promoting Drone Day. So is BEAMS.
https://droneday.org/
 

May 28th 2022 12 noon to midnight mountain time.

We will be hosting a virtual drone day on twitch or youtube. We'll be chatting along side the twitch stream all day :)

Do you want to listen? Goto  https://twitch.tv/beamsdotca

Don't want to use twitch? Well at noon on May 28th you can watch it on youtube:  https://youtu.be/gDFcaXzo2sM  

Still not satisfied? Want to download it?  https://archive.org/details/droneday2022


Artist Track Afternoon Evening
J Daniel Cramer Mourning Dove 12:00:00 18:00:00
Jacob Audrey Taves Meditation on Crisis 12:30:00 18:30:00
KR Seward Flash Drone 12:45:00 18:45:00
M.O.A.I.N Drone day 2022 13:00:00 19:00:00
Matthew M. Conroy Nearest Neighbor 13:25:00 19:25:00
Mutant Beatniks Cloud, Crowd, drift, future, line, Macula,
monster, Plastic, Pulse, star bug,
Stylus, terminal, white, WHITE OUT !!!,
And Zen
13:50:00 19:50:00
Nathaniel Sutton Ambient Drone Session 15:05:00 21:05:00
Phiqual Poynte distilling the venom of human hatred 15:10:00 21:10:00
Scant Intone & C130 Eye Of The Storm 15:20:00 21:20:00
Shawn Pinchbeck Air Earth Water Fire 15:40:00 21:40:00
skruntskrunt grains of umap 16:10:00 22:10:00
Trevor DePagie basse, anges 16:40:00 22:40:00
UrTeam Dyson Murmuration 17:10:00 23:10:00
Will Shintani & Hitoshi Sugiyama
a.k.a. Gozu Mezu
The bamboo forest long walk 17:40:00 23:40:00

Saturday, May 14, 2022

BEAMS ▌Sonic Projections

 BEAMS has a compilation record released on the IFAR music label:

The Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society (BEAMS) is a non-profit society dedicated to the promotion and production of sound art, experimental music and new media. Its membership consists of professional musicians, composers and performance artists from diverse backgrounds driven to create a voice for sound orientated art in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and beyond

For 33 years, BEAMS' philosophy is that of inclusion. This has allowed us to explore a wide range of artistic expression through our events, which have ranged from improvisers, modular synth music, noise music, electroacoustic music, interactive art and to video art. It is always interesting!

BEAMS is intent on fostering local fledgling and established artists through the sponsoring of new original works. 

 https://ifarmusiqueconcretecompilation.bandcamp.com/album/beams-sonic-projections

Saturday, March 12, 2022

BEAMS Presents Drone Day 2022 Call for Videos

 

 WeirdCanada is promoting Drone Day. So is BEAMS.
https://droneday.org/

Seeking DRONE DAY VIDEOS and AUDIENCE. May 28th 2022 9am to midnight mountain time.

We will be hosting a virtual drone day on twitch or youtube. 

We are looking for performers for Saturday May 28th from 9am to midnight on Twitch at https://twitch.tv/beamsdotca

Do you want to listen? Goto  https://twitch.tv/beamsdotca

For now we're mainly focusing on and accepting videos submissions, if you're interested in a live stream submission please email us with your interest.

We prefer drone videos.

We accept drone videos and live streams. 

Video Submissions [Deadline May 23rd, 2022]

 For videos please use wetransfer.com and email to 

 "BEAMS-SUBMISSION <beams-submission@googlegroups.com>"

with subject line "2022 BEAMS Droneday Video Submission"

Video Requirements:
- must be Drone-ish music (we reserve the right to deny or accept)
- Videos of 10 minutes or longer are preferred (30 minutes is the sweet spot, 60 minutes max).

- Videos should have a title card that gives your name, contact info, performance name, etc.

- Please in the email provide:

** Contact Info

** Performance Name

** Performer Name / Project title EXACTLY HOW YOU WANT IT WRITTEN.

** Extra details if you have them.

- currently there is 0 payment (may change, no promises) 

- communication will be via email to BEAMS-SUBMISSION <beams-submission@googlegroups.com>

 Live Stream Submissions

[Deadline May 20th, 2022]

Live Stream Performer Instructions:

Please sign up for twitch and check if you can stream.

Tell us your availability between 9am to midnight on May 28th

For live streaming send email to  BEAMS-SUBMISSION <beams-submission@googlegroups.com>

with subject line "2022 BEAMS Droneday Streaming"

 Welcome to BEAMS Drone Day. We're going to drone all day on twitch! The genre of music will be drone. Interpret that as you will but we retain curatorial control.
This sheet is for signing up for times to play. Currently first come first serve. If you want that time too add your name to column afterwards. Please only take up 2 continuous slots (1 hour)

Live Stream Requirements:

- must produce Drone music
- must be able to stream on twitch -- please test before signing up!
- must stream for 30 minutes or 1 hour.
- must be available on that time on that day. If you think you could be flakey send BEAMS-SUBMISSION <beams-submission@googlegroups.com> some video to play to replace you (e.g., record one of your twitch streams)

- could feel someway associated with Western Canada (friends, family, residence, etc.)
- currently there is 0 payment (may change, no promises)
- communication will be via email. (BEAMS-SUBMISSION <beams-submission@googlegroups.com>)

What is drone? 

I don't know! Long notes? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drone_music People have opinions.