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NextNow presents: Alphastare @ Hardly Strictly Personal 2017

 

Once again I was invited back to perform at HSP 2017. I missed the first 2 days but here is a bit of video from day 3 including my set. I always enjoy these events and the cross section of local talent it presents.

Here’s a 2 angle video of my set on March 5th day 3 of Hardly Strictly Personal, a  post Beefheart themed event and a benefit for Homeless Action and Earthjustice. This went down in Berkeley Ca at The Finnish Kaleva Hall and was organized by Mika Pontecorvo and NextNow 

I caught a bit of video of United Separatists set featuring Tim Orr on drums/percussion and Drew Wheeler on waterphone, effected guitar etc.

I also got some footage of Ebola Buddha’s set. They perpetuate ‘literary happenings’ crowd participation encouraged:

Event Flyer by Jason Barry

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The schedule changed a bit as things developed, but here’s the general line up:16586929_10155852431692846_4088908515224311842_o

14th Annual SF New Music Summit

028Outsound Presents hosted their 14th annual New Music Summit which runs through August 1st. This is the first time I’ve attended and I gotta say I’ve been missing out! I attended the ‘Touch the Gear’ portion of the event where artists set up their gear and let you play around with it and ask questions etc. Really nice folks with an array of gear and it was really cool to see the kids get to mess around with weird synths and some of the more crafted acoustic and electroacoustic instruments.

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Check the event page for the rest if the happenings as there are still a few days left to attend if you reside in the Bay Area California.

This is a series of short video clips from the event, including a bit near the beginning of Tom Nunn playing one of his constructions. Also I do an impromptu set with the blessing of Matt Davignon. Thanks for that and I will see you next year!