Performers listed alphabetically by first name.
Electronic and electro-acoustic free improv. Listening is more important than playing. Past collabs w/ Jack Wright, Ben Bennett, Ryan Jewell, Nate Scheible, T.J. Borden, Martin Freeman. I’d play derivative Derek Bailey guitar, but my hands are screwed up. (Cleveland OH)
Ben Alman/The Entire Robot
Electronic Funk Jazz Whatever by “Cowboy” Ben Alman. (Boston MA)
“It’s like punk rock ambient” – my coworker. (Methuen MA)
Author, physical story teller. (Western MA)
Sproton Layer 1969-71 (2013 reunion), Empool 1976-78 / 2018-present, Destroy All Monsters 1977-78, Nonfiction 1982-85, GKW 1982-94 / 2015-16, Dirty Old Man River 1997-2000, Ben Miller / Solo Multiphonic Guitar 2000-present, Third Border 2003-2010, recorded in Glenn Branca’s 100-Guitar Orchestra for Symphony #13/#15: 2004/2006, toured with The Glenn Branca Ensemble 2011-13, provided Live Sound Design for Anne Carson’s NOX 2010-12, performed in Franck Vigroux’s Ruines 2015-17. Collaboration in duo settings as Ganglion with percussionist Matt Weston, Exophilia with hyperpianist Denman Maroney, M2 with prepared pianist Roger Miller and Transistor with electronic musician Franck Vigroux. Sound Design for poets Anne Carson, Carol Novack, and Hum.
Artist, musician, children’s book author, paper engineering, drawings and objects, organizer of a monthly open stage for improvised music and sound concepts in Kassel, Germany. Her main love: performing and jamming with a focus on improvisation and new music. (Kassel DE)
Her solo and group works traverse the genres of noise, free jazz and improvisation, psych rock, jam band, and bio-composition. She brought her “Fresh Sound Guarantee” to her first show at the Rochester Planetarium, performances at a Bosnian refugee camp, outdoor festivals, art spaces, rock, jazz, and punk clubs. She tours nationally and worldwide. A bandleader since the 1990s, with over 30 releases, those she has performed and recorded with include: John Spencer, Tatsuya Nakatani, Chris Forsyth, Kevin Shea, Shayna Dulberger, Jeffrey Hayden Shurdut, Blaise Siwula, Ernesto Diaz-Infante, Chris Welcome, Federico Ughi, Walter Wright, Andrea Pensado, Chris Strunk, and John Loggia. New collaborations are continually evolving. (Holyoke MA)
Brendan Landis / Hey Exit
Song writer and noise musician. (New York, NY)