Seattle Scene: November 29 – December 10, 2016

From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series:

Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center
4th Floor, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Seattle 98103 (corner N 50th St. in Wallingford)

Every month, Nonsequitur and a community of like-minded presenters and artists offer ten concerts of adventurous music in an informal yet respectful all-ages setting: contemporary classical, free improvisation, the outer limits of jazz, electronic music, microtonal/new instruments, sound art, and other extraordinary sonic experiences.

Pauline Oliveros (5/30/32 – 11/24/16)
Tue. Nov. 29, 7-9 PM; FREE

Pauline Oliveros ā€“ composer, improviser, electronic music pioneer, accordionist, Deep Listener, teacher, mentor, friend ā€“ passed away peacefully in her sleep on the morning of Nov. 24, 2016 at the age of 84. Tonight we honor and remember her with silence and sounding. Enter and exit as you wish, but please do so quietly. Chairs are provided, but if you prefer to sit on the floor, bring a cushion. All are welcome.

Thu. Dec. 1, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Rahikka (aka Carson Rennekamp), is a Seattle sound and video artist who creates meditative and abstract color field projections and organic electronic sounds that focus on color, repetition, and movement. Influenced by the works of Brian Eno, William Basinski, Oneothrix Point Never, and Mark Rothko, Rahikka evokes the feelings of tranquility and patience.

Wayne Horvitz: Factotum
Fri. Dec. 2, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

In remembrance of the centennial of the Everett Massacre, the first half of the evening features selected songs from Horvitz’s Smokestack Arias, plus songs from Joe Hill, and songs based on texts by Pablo Neruda and Mark Twain. Second set is music for piano and electronics. With soprano Maria Mannisto and pianist Cristina Valdes, and Wayne Horvitz, electronics. Presented by Nonsequitur.

Brian Fergus & Rob Angus
Sat. Dec. 3, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Brian Fergus will perform abstract compositions featuring surprising sounds from unusual electronic, acoustic, and acousmatic instrument sources. Rob Angus constructs kinetic ambient-industrial soundscapes using a variety of acoustic instruments and toys to generate sounds that are manipulated, layered, and sent out into a multi-channel surround-sound system.

THU. 12/8 – Kyle Hanson aka The Murkies, beautiful solo accordion

FRI. 12/9 – Zero-G Concerts presents Jan Koekepan + Fejj + Steve Fisk + Tempered Steel

SAT. 12/10 – Evil Genius + Hound Dog Taylor’s Hand