Sunday, August 23, 2015
Thanks to Edra Soto of the Franklin for inviting me to lead a sound walk of her neighborhood. The sound walk was paired with the opening reception for Hardcore Architecture by Mark Fisher. We started with a walk around the block and ended the program with a walk to Garfield Park lagoons. These walks basically focus on listening as a way of learning about your community. We focus on the sound we make and the sounds that are made and how they define a community and differ from space to space but make up a more diverse soundscape than what we would notice if we were not mindful of what we are hearing.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
DATE: Saturday, October 11, 2014
Doors open at 7pm
Music starts at 8pm
LOCATION: Experimental Sound Studio
5925 N. Ravenswood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60660
You are invited to attend Myth/Science Dubcology, an electro-acoustic improvised performance event that features Norman W. Long (field recordings, samples, electronics), Angel Elmore (piano, clarinet), Dan Godston (trumpet, small instruments) and AVREEAYL RA (percussion). Curated by Norman W. Long. $10 suggested donation.
Myth/Science Dubcology is a tribute to Sun Ra on his 100th anniversary of his birth and Washington Park, reflecting on the creative and cultural space the composer and the park creates. Myth/Science Dubcology follows Norman’s practice of gardening, collecting and creating as a way to connect people to history, space, ecology and community. This practice fulfills a need for us to understand our ecology, history and sense of place through sound. Through this understanding we can improve our communities. Norman will be improvising and processing my recordings live with AVREEAYL RA , Dan Godston and Angel Elmore. This performance will be in the spirit of creativity in using sound and space as Sun Ra and the park’s designer Frederick Law Olmsted had in composing and designing. It is also important to note that he will be working with the Creative Audio Archive (CAA) and their archive of Sun Ra recordings.
· Borderbend Arts Collective: www.borderbend.org
· Chicago Calling Arts Collective: www.chicagocalling.org
· Experimental Sound Studio: http://www.experimentalsoundstudio.org
· Myth/Science Dubcology: http://3arts.org/projects/mythscience-dubcology
· Norman W. Long: http://normanwlong.wix.com/soundartdesign
Saturday, September 13, 2014
EXPERIMENTAL SOUND STUDIO
5925 N. RAVENSWOOD AVE
DOORS OPEN AT 7PM
NORMAN W. LONG - ELECTRONICS
DAMON LOCKS - VOCALS
TODD CARTER - ELECTRONICS
Thanks to everyone who support the funding to make this event happen!