August 11: DOUG THERIAULT & RM FRANCIS

Chapel Performance Space 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Seattle (50th & Sunnyside in Wallingford) 8pm, $5-15 sliding scale Gift Tapes/DRAFT presents Doug Theriault and RM Francis for its third installment of its 2018 program at the Chapel Performance Space, in association with the Wayward Music Series. Portland-based Doug Theriault makes his first Seattle appearance in five years, performing live cut […]

June 2nd Performance Recap

After an intense 24 hour lead up to the show, attempting to secure 2 additional speakers for the Arun Chandra’s 8-channel piece, the evening began with gorgeous reddish-orange light from the sunset bleeding into Scott Goodwin’s polyrhythmic midi-driven modular set.  Einstein-on-the-beach sounding arpeggiations articulated with Goodwin’s techno sensibilities, were layered with lush pads and granular […]

2 NEW TAPES: RM Francis AND Stefan Tcherepnin & Christopher DeLaurenti duo

RM Francis, Microtopies DRAFT D013, 42 minute tape, edition of 125 Newcomer RM Francis debuts his first solo release, Microtopies, a meticulously constructed set of works that took an entire year to complete. Using the computer to generate software patches and process hacked thrift-store keyboards, Francis layers time-stretched timbres that aimlessly warble within odd, congealed […]