On May 2nd, Red Bull Music Academy hosts an evening of drone and noise at the Knockdown Center in Queens. The night features performances by sixteen solo artists and duos across three stages, including sets by Stephen O’Malley of Sunn O))), Prurient, Oren Ambrachi, Pete Swanson, Kid Millions performing with Borbetomagus saxophonist Jim Sauter, and many many [...]
I’m closing out 2012 with a very special performance in Marfa, TX. I will perform a live score to the Swedish silent film masterpiece, The Phantom Carriage (1921), directed by Victor Sjöstrom (who later appeared in Ingmar Bergman’s Wild Strawberries). Ballroom Marfa hosts the screening + performance at the Crowley Theater in Marfa, Texas. Doors at 7 [...]
I’m traveling to San Francisco in June to perform at the launch party for DECADES Magazine, an independent magazine bent on fashion and style, heavy on new design and focused on the cultural artifacts of food, music, and thinking. The party takes place at The Lab and tickets are on a sliding scale from $5 [...]
Tickets for the premiere performance of “Into the Midnight Sun” on April 14th at the Center Stage at Reston Community Center are basically sold out! Don’t worry, you can still gain entry to the show and a VIP reception while also helping fund the rehearsal time that the Low End String Quartet musicians need to [...]
Following a Noveller set in D.C. back in the Summer of 2010, Jonathan Matis, the founder and electric guitarist for the D.C.-based Low End String Quartet introduced himself and asked me if I had any interest in composing music for ensembles. It was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up. Luckily Jonathan and I kept [...]
My former bandmates in Parts & Labor have invited me to help them celebrate their 10 year anniversary with an absolutely stellar evening of rock ‘n noise at 285 Kent on Friday, February 24th. Sadly, the guys have decided to take a permanent hiatus after this celebration, but instead of getting all weepy, let’s remember [...]
The 2012 Ecstatic Music Festival kicks off this week at Merkin Concert Hall in New York City. I’m participating in the festival’s February 7th event with Sxip Shirey & Angélica Negrón + Special Guests. Angélica and I will perform a short collaborative set followed by a solo Noveller piece. The evening will feature several other [...]
Join me on Friday, January 6th, at the World Financial Center Winter Garden for a live interpretation of Brian Eno’s Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks album. This free event kicks off the 2012 New York Guitar Festival. More info below.
Tomorrow I head to London to embark on my European mini-tour. You can catch me in London, Brussels, and at the Kilbi Im Exil Festival in Zurich on Dec. 5th, 6th, and 10th, respectively. I’m bringing with me the last 12 vinyl copies of ‘Glacial Glow’ that I just received from Weird Forest. Aside from [...]
This Sunday, November 13th, the main branch of the New York Public Library hosts a performance of Ben Frost’s “Music for 6 Guitars”. I’m excited to participate as one of the six guitarists in the ensemble. The other performers include Tim Hecker, Shahzad Ismaily, Paul Corley, and Sarah Register from Talk Normal. Read the Village [...]
Celebrate Halloween at 285 Kent tonight! This all ages show starts at 8pm and features performances by Guardian Alien, Noveller, Amen Dunes, Gary War, and PC Worship. Noveller set begins at 9:45pm. Bring some candy corn.
SONiC – Sounds of a New Century – is a brand new festival of 21st century music by more than 100 composers age 40 and under that will take over New York from Friday, October 14 through Saturday, October 22, 2011. I’m excited to perform alongside one of my new film pieces at the festival’s [...]
I’m excited to announce my performance at WNYU’s CMJ showcase, Thursday, October 20th at Littlefield in Brooklyn. The lineup features six amazing bands – in order of appearance: Noveller, Amen Dunes, Blues Control, Talk Normal, Widowspeak, & Frankie Rose. For more info and tickets, check out the listing on Littlefield’s website The show is 18+ [...]
On Saturday, September 17th, Visitation Rites and Vibes Management present a night of deep moods and maximalist simplicity at Brooklyn’s Shea Stadium. Witness a rare East Coast appearance by drone-driven San Francisco guitar duo Barn Owl after hearing the Branca and Chatham-inspired Noveller (New York’s Sarah Lipstate) loop a single guitar into the sound of [...]
Saturday, September 10, 2011, from 10pm-Midnight, catch a free Noveller performance at ELLNORA: The Guitar Festival at the University of Illinois. Draped fabric and plants lit by colored lights create ELLNORA’s Sonic Garden, where Noveller serenades for free while you select from the full bar service and a menu of treats for purchase. Before the [...]
Tickets are still available for tonight’s show at Dead Herring in Williamsburg with Mirah and Tara Jane O’Neil. Show up at 8pm when doors open to make sure that you get a spot, as space is limited! Noveller set begins at 9pm.
On Friday, August 12th, I’m performing at Safe Harbor Studios in NYC as part of a new 8 point channel, surround sound, ambient music series called Auditorium. Tickets are available for purchase here.
I’m excited to announce my participation in this year’s Ellnora Guitar Festival! The festival takes place at the Krannert Center located at The University of Illinois in Champaign. Other performers include Lee Ranaldo, Calexico, Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot, My Brightest Diamond, and many many more! My performance takes place at the festival’s Sonic Garden on [...]
Join me this Sunday, June 26th, for the ‘Glacial Glow’ official record release show at Bruar Falls! I’ll have vinyl and CD copies of ‘Glacial Glow’ available for sale. U.S. Girls and unFact will be helping me celebrate, so come out early to catch their performances. The show begins at 8pm and cover is $7. [...]
I’m excited to once again participate in a production of Rhys Chatham and Karole Armitage’s seminal work “Drastic-Classicism”, this time as part of the Armitage Gone! Dance program at the Joyce Theater in Manhattan. “Drastic-Classicism” will be presented alongside two other works, “Ligeti Essays”, and the world premiere of “GAGA-Gaku” (with members of Dance Theatre [...]