Source: Infrequent Seams.
In 2023 Infrequent Seams begins the K7 Commissions Series, releasing one digital album (accompanied by a limited run of 50 cassettes) per month for the entire year. This project turns a focus towards a subscription model, connecting artists and the greater community that engages creative music.
Subscribers get all 12 carefully curated limited edition releases (one per month) shipped in 3 groups of 4:
Block A: Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr ship to subscribers 1st week of January
Block B: May/Jun/Jul/Aug ship to subscribers 1st week of May
Block C: Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec ship to subscribers 1st week of September
All the releases can also be purchased through Bandcamp, each released on the dates indicated below, as an incentive to support the growth and continuation of this project through 2023 and into 2024 and beyond.
Infrequent Seams is a record label, concert presenter, and independent publisher, and intermedia cooperative. IS has supported artists for over 10 years through nearly 50 releases, the semi-annual Infrequent Seams Streamfest series of in-person and livestream festivals, and Continuous Present, the semi-annual journal collecting prose, visual art, drama, interviews, and graphic scores.
K7 Commissioning Series Release Schedule + Membership Levels
[all four ship to subscribers first week in January]
James Ilgenfritz / Sandy Ewen / Michael Foster: Ekphrastic Discourse
William Roper, Cassia Streb, Timothy Feeney: Avenue 64
Time Phase Trio (Ty Citerman / Jen Baker / Shayna Dunkelman)
Lily Guarneros Maase: blood::face
[all four ship to subscribers first week in May]
Joy Guidry / Pauline Kim Harris
Anagram Ensemble String Trio (James Ilgenfritz / Meaghan Burke / Stephanie Griffin): Works by Niloufar Shiri, Benjamin Patterson, Alvin Singleton, & Wilfrido Terrazas
AC Diamond (Anastasia Clarke Solo)
[all four ship to subscribers first week in September]
Lucie Vítková solo
Wilfrido Terrazas / Carmina Escobar / Natalia Perez-Turner
James Ilgenfritz Quintet featuring JD Parran & Ras Moshe (reeds), Payton McDonald (vibraphone), & Nava Dunkelman (percussion)
Lily Guarneros Maase: teeth::bone