August 11: DOUG THERIAULT & RM FRANCIS

Doug Theriault

Chapel Performance Space
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Seattle (50th & Sunnyside in Wallingford)
8pm, $5-15 sliding scale

Gift Tapes/DRAFT presents Doug Theriault and RM Francis for its third installment of its 2018 program at the Chapel Performance Space, in association with the Wayward Music Series. Portland-based Doug Theriault makes his first Seattle appearance in five years, performing live cut up guitar improvisations using custom made electronics. Local RM Francis kicks off a string of west coast performances, debuting new work that is sure to convey his innovative approach to computer-generated sound. Join us for this exciting evening of new electronic music.

Doug Theriault

Doug Theriault is an unclassifiable multi instrumentalist, composer and instrument builder who lives in Portland. His work has covered many different music styles but he is mostly known for his live cut up guitar improvisations using custom made electronics.

RM Francis

RM Francis is an artist based in Seattle working with computer-generated sound via recordings, installations, and performances. His work is primarily informed by historical electroacoustic practices and posthumanist philosophy. He has presented his work at numerous festivals in the US, including Debacle in Seattle, 2 Day in Portland, Diffusion in Baltimore, and Human Festival in Philadelphia. His work has been released on DRAFT, Agents of Chaos, and atrium. His 2017 release Hyperplastic Other, a multimedia work utilizing chocolate and sound, is published by nada. Francis is also a member of Mesh Collaborative, a computer music ensemble employing network architecture to explore novel modes of collective authorship.

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