Errant Space Podcast #31 – with Okkoto

This month’s podcast features the modular synths of Okkoto. I met Okkoto at a synth meet put on by the Hudson Valley Machine Appreciation Society, where he performed a beautifully minimal set. I was very pleased that he was interested in recording a podcast, and our collaboration produced some deep, textured electronic soundscapes.

Okkoto in the studio. What’s in that box?
Many, many things in the box!

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Errant Space Podcast #30 – Getting Weird with Sonic Hudson

Here it is, the thirtieth Errant Space Podcast, The big Three-Oh! This one is a collaboration with Sonic Hudson, playing his suitcase of electronics and lap steel. Its nice and weird, sometimes leaning a bit more into the realm of noise than usual, and traversing some adventurous sonic terrain.

Sonic Hudson, with electric suitcase and lap steel.

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Errant Space Podcast #29 – with Campfire’s Edge

This month’s podcast has more modular synths! courtesy of Campfire’s Edge. 

Our collaboration produced some super-spacy, soundscapes – they have a sci-fi flavor that I really like, and hopefully you will too (mmm… sci-fi….).

Campfire’s Edge at work.

If you want to hear more from Campfire’s Edge, I highly recommend that you check out his EP, The Last LighthouseIts a beautifully textured collection of electronic compositions sure to please any fan of this podcast.

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Errant Space Podcast #28 – Back To Mellow

This month’s podcast is a return to some more mellow soundscapes. Taken from a couple of solo performances in May 2017 at the Howland Cultural Center. Listen quietly in a dark room for maximum effect.

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Errant Space Podcast #27 – With Art Labriola’s Modular Synthesizers

This month’s podcast features composer/keyboardist Art Labriola, who eschews his keyboards and performs on his modular synths. The resulting soundscapes are a sonic journey to some strange and fantastic places. Prepare your ears for adventure!

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Errant Space Podcast #26 – with Peter Fagiola

This month’s podcast is from two sessions with composer/percussionist Peter Fagiola.

The first part is some real deep ambient we recorded in my studio. The last part is a recording from a performance at Newburgh Open Movement and features Peter on marimba(!)

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Errant Space Podcast #25 – Grids of Formation

I play at a lot of art events, but this was the first time I’ve performed my site-specific soundscapes in a site-specific art installation. Jessica Angel: Grids of Formation was presented by Strongroom in the front parlor of a row house in Newburgh, NY.

This podcast was recorded at a performance during the closing reception of the show in January, 2017. It was an amazing experience playing in the installation, which was like being in a fissure between two alternate dimensions. A video and some photos are below. (Photos and video courtesy of Strongroom, except where noted.)

Photo: Jessica Angel
Photo: Jessica Angel

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Errant Space Podcast #24 – Double bill with Abelard and Brad Hubbard

Here it is, the 24th Errant Space podcast! That’s two years of spacing out. Let’s celebrate with a double bill!

The first part of #24 features Abelard who plays guitars while I explore my “Errant Bass” alter ego. Just to mix things up, I decided to spend much of the last month getting back to my roots and playing bass guitar. I found the instrument lent itself quite well to the more soundscapey end of the ambient spectrum and this collaboration with Abelard is a good representation of some spacy goodness. It gets a little weird…

The second part of this month’s podcast goes in a completely different direction with me back on the guitar and featuring saxophonist Brad Hubbard playing electronic wind instrument (EWI) and baritone sax. Our collaboration resulted in some lovely mellow ambient tone poems. The first has Brad playing the EWI, creating nice electronic textures. And we wrap it up with Brad playing some beautiful baritone sax.

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Errant Space Podcast #23 – Newburgh Open Movement with Dean Sharp

This month’s podcast was recorded at a Newburgh Open Movement performance on New Years Eve 2016 and features the always inspiring Dean Sharp. This is Dean’s third appearance on the podcast (clearly I like playing with the guy!), each time has been in a different context.

And this podcast is also a little different, as the music was meant to provide an atmosphere in which people could move and dance, and our performance was a sort of collaboration with the movers and dancers.

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Errant Space Podcast #22 – Late Night at the Lehman Loeb

This first podcast of 2017 is from a December 2016 performance at Vassar College’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center.  Its a pretty mellow one, which seems like a good way to start a new year.

This was my second performance at the Lehman Loeb (see ES podcast #16). Its a space I really enjoy playing in, with nice sounding rooms and some fantastic art. This time I was situated near a couple of Alexander Calder mobiles and I think their epicyclical motion had an influence on the music.

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