Tuesday, May 26, 2020

BEAMS Presents Western Canada Drone Day! Watch it!

Watch Western Canada Drone Day 9am to midnight May 30th, 2020 at:
Current Schedule in Mountain Daylight Time (NorthAmerica/Edmonton):
11:30 Absolute Value of Noise (1 hr)
12:30 Soft Ions (30 m) 
13:00 SkruntSkrut (1 hr+)
14:00 OAS (30 m)
15:00 Low Earth Orbit (30 m)
15:30 Hamburgerlady (30 m)
16:00 eternal worm (30 m)
16:30 Brick Road (1 hr)
17:30 Family Injera (30 m) ;-(
19:00 m.o.a.i.n (1 hr+)
21:00 Shawn Pinchbeck (1 hr)
22:00 J Daniel Cramer (1 hr)
23:00 k.burwash (30 m)
23:30 Gary James Joynes / Clinker (1.5 hr)

Here's our artists!

Artist Name Twitch Homepage Where
absolute value of noise https://www.twitch.tv/absolutevalueofnoise http://absolutevalueofnoise.ca Vancouver, BC, Canada
Brick Road https://www.twitch.tv/brick_road_
Edmonton, AB, CA
Eternal worm Https://www.twitch.tv/eternalwormbk
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Family Injera

Edmonton, AB, CA
Gary James Joynes https://www.twitch.tv/clinkersound www.clinkersound.com Edmonton, AB, Canada
hanburgerlady https://www.twitch.tv/winonaryderinbeetlejuice
St Albert, AB, Canada
J Daniel Cramer https://www.twitch.tv/jdanielcramer
Edmonton, AB, CA
k.burwash https://www.twitch.tv/kburwash
Edmonton, AB, CA
Low Earth Orbit https://www.twitch.tv/the_hat_mate
St. Albert, AB, Canada
m.o.a.i.n. https://www.twitch.tv/samsonality http://m-o-a-i-n.ca Edmonton, AB, Canada
Shawn Pinchbeck

Edmonton, AB, CA
SkruntSkrunt https://www.twitch.tv/skruntskrunt/ http://skruntskrunt.ca Edmonton, AB, Canada
soft ions https://www.twitch.tv/thee_ruiner

Monday, May 11, 2020

BEAMS AGM May 17th 3pm


This is a friendly message to let you all know that our annual AGM will be happening over the interweb on Sunday, May 17th at 3pm Edmonton time. At the moment it will be held over the Discord App. We will let you know if anything changes.

We will be able to have a voice meeting live for everyone to hear. Everyone will be able to text chat for fun and also ask questions while the AGM goes on as well.
You can get access to the server here:

If you don’t have a discord account you can sign up here:

It works in your browser, as an app on your phones or an app on your computers.

Also a friendly reminder that your memberships are up for renewal. Memberships are $20 a year and they go a long way with helping B.E.A.M.S run shows, workshops, and other events in the community every year to support electro-acoustic and experimental artists. We've set up an online PayPal option for renewals to make it easier for everyone. We appreciate your continued support and look forward to seeing you at all the events we have planned and are currently planning for this year and beyond.

You can pay one time for this year's membership here:

Or you can subscribe to a recurring membership payment each year here:

BEAMS Presents Western Canada Drone Day [Seeking Performers!]

WeirdCanada is promoting Drone Day. So is BEAMS.

Seeking PERFORMERS and AUDIENCE. May 30th 9am to midnight.

We will be hosting a virtual drone day on twitch.

We are looking for performers for Saturday May 30th from 9am to midnight on Twitch at https://twitch.tv/beamsdotca

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

Do you want to perform? SIgn up for a 1/2 hour to 1 hour twitch slot at: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1K04O8ukUP8CgNSpZ_h-2CPm7tkuYwkbUANeeO7qNltM/edit#gid=0

Performer Instructions:

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

Please sign up for a timeslot at:


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)

- must feel someway associated with Western Canada (friends, family, residence, etc.)
- 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 abram some video to play to replace you (e.g., record one of your twitch streams)
- currently there is 0 payment (may change, no promises)
- communication will be via email. (abram@beam.s.ca)