Mixtape: Experimental Music from Bay Area Artists

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Experimental_Mix_2015.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Experimental Music from Bay Area Artists (Podcast #369) We may focus most heavily on indie rock at The Bay Bridged, but we also aren't oblivious to the many talented local artists operating outside of standard rock and pop conventions. The Bay Area has long been home to talented experimental and avant-garde musicians who employ acoustic and electronic instruments in unique and impressive ways. We've collected music from twelve experimental local artists in this mixtape. That's not to say that there aren't some more conventional elements being played with here. As you'll hear in the mixtape's opener, local [...]

Interview: Chuck Johnson performs live at SFEMF on Sunday, 9/9/12

Chuck Johnson is an Oakland-based composer with a very diverse musical background and discography. Hailing from the early 90s college rock Mecca of Chapel Hill, NC where he played in Spatula, formed Idyll Swords with Polvo's Dave Brylawski, worked with Superchunk, and released records on Merge, Johnson moved to the Bay Area to pursue an MFA from the esteemed Mills College in Electronic Music. Before graduating in 2009, he studied under Pauline Oliveros and James Fei, and learned how to build his own hardware systems of analog circuitry to explore minimalist and non-linear sounds using "just intonation", or tuning based [...]

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