DEEP LISTENING 001.

We are launching the first installment of our new night, DEEP LISTENING this Sunday Oct. 14th.

>>Facebook Invite HERE<<

In addition, Redefine Magazine asked us to put together this mix of sounds that we feel embody the spirit of DEEP LISTENING, a tradition that has its West-Coast routes in the mind of Minimalist pioneer Pauline Oliveros, and the DEEP LISTENING INSTITUTE. Much Respect to the heroes of the past, and to the progression of a deeper palette into the future. 

Boomarm Nation’s DEEP LISTENING MIX Vol. 1

TRACKLISTING

Lucky Dragons – Clipped Gongs
Gas – Side D – POP
Echospace – Orbiting
Tim Hecker – Currents to Electrostasy
Ethernet – Kansai
Alva Noto – M03
Vladislav Delay – The Second Quarter
Walter Carlos – Fall
Echospace – Lisbon
Rhythm and Sound – Roll Off / B
Sound People – Plastic Bag Mobile
Kudsi Erguner – Ulvi
CV313 – Beyond the Clouds (reprise)

“Deep Listening® is a philosophy and practice developed by Pauline Oliveros that distinguishes the difference between the involuntary nature of hearing and the voluntary selective nature of listening. The result of the practice cultivates appreciation of sounds on a heightened level, expanding the potential for connection and interaction with one’s environment, technology and performance with others in music and related arts.” – Pauline Oliveros – Deep Listening Institute

 


 
 

Tonight in Seattle.

Decibel Festival and XLR8R making good on the system tonight.

Nosaj Thing – 12:10 – 1:30am

Teengirl Fantasy –  11:10 – 12:10

Gulls – 10:15 – 11:00

DJ Shawn Reynaldo – 9:00 – 10:15

RSVP

Friday Sept. 28 

@ Baltic Room, Seattle , WA

KEXP – Decibel Festival Podcast

DJ Alex from Seattle’s fantastic Public radio outpost KEXP, put together this new 80 minute mix as a part of the ongoing “Music That Matters’ podcast series. The mix highlights a ton of artists performing at this years Decibel Festival – including our own Gulls!

“DJ Alex shines a spotlight on 20+ artists performing at this year’s Decibel Festival, Seattle’s premier electronic music and arts event, happening all over the city from September 26th to September 30th! Tune in to get a taste of this year’s massive, diverse roster and check outdbfestival.com for more information!” – KEPX Website

Stream it DWNLD it HERE

Mago Bo in the building.

Very excited for this.

Boomarm Nation has been long time fans of the work Maga Bo is doing, and it will be an honour and a privilege to share a sound system with him. Not to mention my main man E3 warming things up!! PDX, come out and show your love for trans-national Sound System music.

In the mean time make sure you are all caught up on Maga Bo’s latest opus Quilombo Do Futuro.

xxo

 

 

Palate Cleanser #1

Palate Cleanser: Later Summer Afternoon Tea by Gulls 

I made this mix after an exhausting day of combing soundcloud for some new music to both Dj, and get excited about.. But all I could seem to find was Trap, Trap and yup more Trap remixes… WTF culture?

I had to remind myself that before all of this saturation fatigue, I used to love M U S I C… you know the kind made by groups of people who wanted to share in a spontaneous sonic moment. Well.. it still exists, and I made this mix to remind myself that. Whilst digging in, i had some fun chopping a few wave forms, re-arranging them, and getting noisy on some filters and Delay… And some how Drake ended up in here too.. LOL

Cellphones Vol. 2 / Autotune The World!!

Its going down people! Sahel Sounds is prepping the vinyl release of Music From Saharan Cellphones Vol. 2. Chock full of more amazing music from the deep web of the mp3 / cell phone music network of West Africa.

Chris from Sahel Sounds just launched a Kickstarter where you can pre-order Vol. 2 in a variety of formats, including Cassette / Vinyl / Micro SD card / and Digital DL.  By the looks of it, its gonna go fast so get a copy while you still can!!

In the mean time feast your ears on a rad new Sahel Sounds Cassette series called “Autotune The World”.

This first volume explores pop music forms from Niger, with plentiful helpings of crunchy beats, acoustic guitars, and yes.. Autotune.

This cassette is available at Mississippi Records in Portland, Or. 

Autotune the World no. 1 – Pop Music From Niger – Side A.

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Autotune the World no. 1 – Pop Music From Niger – Side B.

SIDEB B

DWNLD Side A HERE

DWNLD Side B HERE