JASON E ANDERSON

sound artist

INFO:

Jason E Anderson is an artist from Seattle whose work includes performance, recorded works, video, installation, and music for dance. He creates sound using synthesis, acoustic recordings, programming and text. His work emerges from the traditions of experimental music and sound art. Anderson performs and records music under his own name, as Spare Death Icon, as LIMITS with Corrie Befort, and is a member of network computer music collective Mesh Collaborative. He is an active performer, an organizer/producer of performance events in the Pacific Northwest, and he publishes the recorded work of his contemporaries on his experimental music record labels Gift Tapes and DRAFT. Anderson's recorded work can be found on these labels, as well as Locust, Digitalis, Aguirre (Belgium), SicSic (Germany), Börft (Sweden) and many others.

LIVE:

2017

October 28, 2017 - Chapel Performance Space - Seattle WA - solo set, opening for Todd Barton

August 26, 2017 - Chapel Performance Space - Seattle WA - Gift Tapes/DRAFT presents: Jarrad Powell & Golden Retriever. (JEA organizing/producing this event only.)

June 11, 2017 - Sonarchy Radio on KEXP - Seattle WA - 1-hour live performance (recorded February 11, 2017). Computer controlled (Supercollider) modular synthesizer/voice processing, with Ian Halloran reading an excerpt from Metaphors We Live By (George Lakoff and Mark Johnson), Chapter 24: Truth

June-July 2017 - Fraine, Italy - LIMITS artist residency

May 20, 2017 - SF MOMA - San Francisco CA - Screening of LIMITS "A Rendering" for San Francisco Cinematheque's Crossroads

May 19, 2017 - Timbre Room - Seattle WA - LIMITS with G.S. Sultan, RM Francis & Norm Chambers

May 18, 2017 - The Rendezvous - Seattle WA - LIMITS & Marion Walker

May 6, 2017 - Chapel Performance Space - Seattle WA - Gift Tapes/DRAFT presents: Seth Nehil, RM Francis and Cameron Shafii. (JEA organizing/producing this event only.)

March 18, 2017 - Chapel Performance Space - Seattle WA - Gift Tapes/DRAFT presents: Matt Carlson, Rene Hell & Jason E Anderson (solo set)

January 28, 2017 - Chapel Performance Space - Seattle WA - Gift Tapes/DRAFT presents: Jonathan Sielaff, Jamie Potter, Norm Chambers. (JEA organizing/producing this event only.)

2016

December 5, 2016 - Northwest Film Forum - Seattle WA - LIMITS screening of dance film "A Rendering" for Velocity's Next Dance Cinema 2017

December 3, 2016 - Northwest Film Forum - Seattle WA - LIMITS second screening of dance film "A Rendering", 4pm, FREE

November 17, 2016 - Northwest Film Forum - Seattle WA - LIMITS first screening of dance film "A Rendering", 7pm, FREE

November 12, 2016 - Gallery 1412 - Seattle WA - Solo performance (Supercollider & Wavestation A/D) w/ Nicola Tirabasso, Wilson Shook, QOQO ROBOQS

September 30 & October 1 - Triskelion Arts - NYC - performing sound for Befort & Graczyk's 'Rose Blue'

August 31, 2016 - Hollow Earth - Seattle WA - John Wiese, Jason E Anderson, Greg Kelley

August 30, 2016 - 10 Degrees - Seatle WA - performing sound for Befort & Graczyk's 'Rose Blue' (2 showings)

July 22, 2016 - Gallery 1412 - Seattle WA - Michael Masaru Flora, RM Francis, Jason E Anderson (solo set)

January 23, 2016 - Equinox Studios - Seattle WA - Corridor Festival featuring LIMITS w/ Rene Hell, A Box In The Sea, Ahnnu, as_dfs, Beastnest, Black Hat, DJAO, LIMITS, Raica, RAMZi, Sarah Davachi, The Esoterics, and x/o

2015

October 18, 2015 - Velocity - Seattle WA - Color Field (Corrie Befort & Beth Graczyk) presents an excerpt from an evening-length piece entitled Rose Blue w/ JEA performing sound design/music.

October 1, 2015 - Kremwerk - Seattle WA - SQUALL series presents LIMITS w/ Matt Shoemaker, 6-9pm

September 20, 2015 - Hard Rock Cafe - Seattle WA - JEA performing laptop DJ set for monthly Artache Market w/ visuals by Christian Petersen.

August 21, 2015 - Chapel Performance Space - Seattle WA - Gift Tapes & Wayward Music Presents MSHR, Million Mists, LIMITS & RM Francis

July 25, 2015 - Hedreen Gallery - Seattle WA - Yellow Fish Epic Durational Performance Festival, LIMITS 4.5 hour performance, from 1:30-6pm.

July 12, 2015 - The Frye - Seattle WA - Performing solo set accompaniment with yoga lead by Emily Denton. 11 am - 12 noon. Noise Yoga is a series pairing live noise and experimental music with the intentional physicality and mindfulness found in yoga.

April 25, 2015 - Henry Art Gallery - Seattle WA - Artbreak with Corrie Befort - Corrie Befort guides a sensory tour within Ann Hamilton's installation the common S E N S E culminating in an ensemble performance in the Bullroarer Room with a simple task/score that brings participants inside the logic of the choreography. Performers: Kim Lusk, Matt Drews, Mary Margaret Moore, Molly Sides, Ariana Bird, Alexandra Maricich, Sean Rosado, Coleman Piester, Devin McDermott and Linsyanne Owen with Jason E Anderson (providing sound).

March 25, 2015 - Kremwerk - Seattle WA - LIMITS w/ Matt Carlson, Garek J Druss, Raica

March 14, 2015 - Henry Art Gallery - Seattle WA - Artbreak with Salt Horse - "Salt Horse dance company, featuring its founding members Beth Graczyk, Angelina Baldoz, Corrie Befort, and Jason Anderson, invite visitors to witness a performance inspired by the garments and reader/scribes that inhabit the common S E N S E." (Ann Hamilton's exhibit)

February 28, 2015 - S1 - Portland OR - LIMITS w/ Jamie Potter, Daniel Castledine, Golden Donna/Ant'lrd collab, Xnor DJ

February 20, 2015 - Chapel Performance Space - Seattle WA - DRAFT & Wayward Music Presents: JEA & RM Francis

2014

November 22, 2014 - 2:30-3pm - Henry Art Gallery - Seattle WA - Artbreak with Corrie Befort - providing sound for a 'facilitated gallery experience' of the Ann Hamilton: the common SENSE exhibit lead by Corrie Befort.

September 7, 2014 - 8-11pm - Seattle University Campus - Seattle WA - 'Dream Cargo, Three Nights of Alternative Listening in the Cisco Morris Biodiversity Garden' Presented by New Mystics, Hedreen Gallery, & Seattle University - Featuring LIMITS (#002, performing w/ special guest Corrie Befort), Garek J Druss, Raica, & Tiny Vipers.

August 23, 2014 - 7-9:30 - Seattle City Light's Denny Substation - Seattle WA - ALL RISE / In Situ (Twitter) - Salt Horse creates a performance in week-long residency on a 90K sq ft lot. (JEA performing music & sound design.)

August 7, 2014 - Hollow Earth Radio - Seattle WA - JEA solo performance (Moog set) w/ SSBT

July 12, 2014 - Cairo - Seattle WA - JEA solo performance w/ Chrome Windows & Male/Female

May 31, 2014 - Black Lodge - Seattle WA - LIMITS (#001, On Ambiguity, performing w/ special guests Corrie Befort & Ian Halloran) debut for Debacle Festival

May 25, 2014 - Velocity - Seattle WA - JEA performing text, electronics, & sound design for a dance work by Sara Shelton Mann

March 27-29, 2014 - NW Film Forum - Seattle WA - Salt Horse performs Color Field, a dance, music, installation, lighting and film production. (JEA performing music and sound design.)

2013

June 5, 2013 - The Northern - Olympia, WA - 7:30 pm - Sound in Space, a Hybrid and Electronic Music Performance, playback presentation of "Utilization of a Quartz Crystal (for dramatic effect)" for the Hybrid Music class at The Evegreen State College.

2012

June 22, 2012 - The Northern - Olympia, WA - Spare Death Icon, Bee Mask & Matt Carlson

June 21, 2012 - Chapel Performance Space - Seattle WA - Spare Death Icon, Bee Mask & Matt Carlson (Presented by Gift Tapes, Debacle Records and The Wayward Music Series)

May 31, 2012 - Variable Time Percepts and the Approaching Vanishing Point - The Evergreen State College - Olympia, WA - Presentation of an installation for the Projects in Experimental Media and Music class.

May 4, 2012 - Black Lodge - Seattle WA - 8PM - Debacle Festival 2012: Brother Raven, Mark McGuire, Brain Fruit, Sean McCann, No Ufo's, Panabrite, Secret Colors, Eye Myths, Megabats.

March 29, 2012 - Olyphant - Olympia, WA - 8PM - Brother Raven, yek koo, Purple Pilgrims, & LA Lakers, Skrill Meadow.

February 8-11, 2012 - Chapel Performance Space - Seattle WA - 27th Annual Seattle Improvised Music Festival - Jason E Anderson/Matt Carlson, Jack Wright/Gust Burns/Tim Duroche, Jonathan Way/Tyler Wilcox/Jeph Jerman/Mara Sedlins, Taku Sugimoto

2011

August 31, 2011 - The Josephine - Seattle WA - Gift Tapes Presents: Rene Hell, Earn, RM Francis, Harpoon Pole Vault

August 20, 2011 - Lofi - Seattle WA - Debacle Festival 2011: Brother Raven w/ Panabrite, Golden Retriever, Operative, Edibles, Konntinent, Brain Fruit

July 22, 2011 - The Rendezvous - Seattle WA - Harpoon Pole Vault w/ Panabrite, Brain Fruit

July 8, 2011 - Cairo - Seattle WA - Harpoon Pole Vault w/ Radio People, Carl Calm, Same Species

June 24, 2011 - 360 Glen - Vancouver BC - Brother Raven w/ Mark McGuire, Rene Hell, Eye Myths

June 23, 2011 - The Josephine - Seattle WA - Gift Tapes Presents: Brother Raven w/ Mark McGuire, Rene Hell, Eye Myths

June 22, 2011 - Hollywood Theater - Portland, OR - Brother Raven w/ Mark McGuire, Rene Hell, Brenna Murphy, Charles Berlitz, Eye Myths

May 23, 2011 - The Josephine - Seattle WA - Harpoon Pole Vault/Panabrite collab, Hobo Cubes, Femminielli, Das Amore

May 20, 2011 - Gallery 1412 - Seattle WA - JEA (analog modular synth processing / live sampling) / Wilson Shook (saxophone) duo, Tiger Hatchery, Panabrite & Wally Shoup (saxophone) / Don Berman (drums) duo

May 13, 2011 - Chapel Performance Space - Seattle WA - Gift Tapes Presents: Matt Carlson & RM Francis (JEA producing this show only)

April 30, 2011 - Raf's House (4817 NE Garfield) - Portland, OR - Brother Raven w/ Garrincha & the Stolen Elk, Tracey Trance, Polyps, Cuts

April 29, 2011 - The Josephine - Seattle WA - Harpoon Pole Vault, Garrincha & the Stolen Elk, Panabrite, Megabats, Summon Thrull

April 8, 2011 - The Mouth - Portland, OR - Brother Raven w/ Oregon Painting Society, Crippled Athlete, tEEth

April 2, 2011 - Lofi - Seattle ,WA - 8:30 PM - Brother Raven w/ Kinski, Eternal Tapestry, Prince Rama, Midday Veil, Geist & the Sacred Ensemble

March 19, 2011 - Gallery 1412 - Seattle WA - Harpoon Pole Vault w/ John Krausbauer, Brown, Wilson Shook

2010

November 24, 2010 - Gallery 1412 - Seattle WA - Harpoon Pole Vault, Tashi Wada, Aures

November 1, 2010 - The Rendezvous - 10:30 PM - GIFT TAPES PRESENTS: Scorpio Vision Quest - Brother Raven w/ Expo 70 & Megabats

October 9, 2010 - Hendrene Gallery - Brother Raven jam w/ Oregon Painting Society

October 7, 2010 - Holocene - An evening with Oregon Painting Society - Special collab performance w/ OPS, Smegma, Brother Raven & Kevin Shields

September 18, 2010 - Black Lodge - Seattle WA - Debacle Records Festival (Day 2): Harpoon Pole Vault, John Wiese, Pete Swanson, Rene Hell, Physical Demon, Squim, Dull Knife, Demian Johnston

August 13, 2010 - Chapel Performance Space - Seattle WA - Gift Tapes Presents SYNTH NIGHT: An Evening of Meditative Music by Spare Death Icon, Pulse Emitter, & Stella Haze

July 14, 2010 - Zebulon - NYC, NY - Harpoon Pole Vault, Zaimph, Bee Mask

July 13, 2010 - ZACCHILLI HOUSE - Providence, RI - Harpoon Pole Vault, Bee Mask, Arley Marks.

July 12, 2010 - Flywheel Arts - Easthampton, MA - Harpoon Pole Vault, Bee Mask.

July 11, 2010 - Firehouse Gallery - Burlington, VT - Harpoon Pole Vault, Bee Mask, Harmonizer

July 10, 2010 - Port d'Or - Brooklyn, NY - Harpoon Pole Vault, Zaimph, Bee Mask.

July 9, 2010 - Pageant Soloveev - Philadelphia, PA - Harpoon Pole Vault, Zaimph, Bee Mask.

June 23, 2010 - Gallery 1412 - Seattle WA - w/ Brother Raven, Zaimph, Jamie Fennelly (of Peeesseye)

June 19, 2010 - Abyssal Behemoth - Portland, OR - w/ Brother Raven, Golden Retriever, Cloaks, Witches

June 18, 2010 - 21 Grand - Oakland, CA - w/ Brother Raven, Matt Carlson, En

June 17, 2010 - Synchronicity Space - Los Angeles, CA - w/ Brother Raven, Matt Carlson, Sun Araw, Metal Rouge

June 16, 2010 - Hemlock Tavern - San Francisco, CA - w/ Brother Raven, Matt Carlson

June 15, 2010 - Sacremento OR Davis, CA - VENUE TBA - w/ Brother Raven, Matt Carlson

May 1, 2010 - Chop Suey - Seattle WA - w/ Brother Raven, Jackie-O MotherFucker, Blood Red Dancers, Geist & The Scared Ensemble

April 10, 2010 - The Wail - Portland, OR - w/ Brother Raven, Slaves, Golden Retriever, Pete Swanson

April 2, 2010 - The Josephine - Seattle WA - w/ Brother Raven, Magneticring, J. Hanson, Matt Carlson, Mr.WE the shadetree mechanic (DJ)

February 18, 2010 - Gallery 1412 - Seattle WA - w/ Brother Raven, Stellar Om Source & Pacific City Nightlife Vision Band

2009

November 30, 2009 - KEXP/Sonarchy Radio - Seattle WA - Radio show broadcast on KEXP.

November 1, 2009 - Funhouse - Seattle WA - w/ Brother Raven, Blues Control (NYC), Little Claw (PDX)

September 12, 2009 - The Rendezvous - Seattle WA - w/ Brother Raven, Midday Veil and Mangled Bohemians (PDX)

August 5, 2009 - Josephine - Seattle WA - w/ Brother Raven, Pulse Emitter, Grasslung, Lifestyle Pornography

July 31, 2009 - Matt Carlson's House - Portland, OR - Brother Raven

June 24, 2009 - Josephine - Seattle WA - w/ Brother Raven, Magnetic Ring, Zaimph, Pete Swanson

June 20, 2009 - Halsey House - Portland, OR - as Spare Death Icon, Zaimph, Honed Bastion, Eat Skull

May 10, 2009 - West Nile - Williamsburg, NYC - w/ Brother Raven, Purple Haze (Marcia Bassett of Zaimph & Taylor Richardson of Infinity Window), mi or and the pedestals, Millions

May 9, 2009 - Sonarchy radio show (rebroadcast from May 20, 2006) - 12 AM (PST) on KEXP 90.3 FM or streaming - solo improvisation w/ guitar, sampler, ccomputer, mixer, stick, stone & arrowhead

May 9, 2009 - Eat Records - Greenpoint, NYC - 6PM - w/ Brother Raven, Tom Carter, Purple Haze (Marcia Bassett of Zaimph & Taylor Richardson of Infinity Window)

May 8, 2009 - Just Music - NYC - w/ Brother Raven, Radio Show on East Village Radio

April 30, 2009 - Dunes - Portland, OR - w/ Brother Raven, Pulse Emitter, Weird Fiction (live video), Sean Ongley, Regosphere

April 19, 2009 - Full Tilt Ice Cream - White Center, WA - w/ Brother Raven

April 17, 2009 - Vera Project - Seattle WA - w/ Brother Raven, Grouper, Scott Goodwin, Tiny Vipers

SOUND:

† Live acoustic recording of solo computer controlled synthesizer performance at Gallery 1412.

LIMITS - A collaborative project with Corrie Befort. Music/text by Jason E Anderson.

† Live acoustic recording of solo computer controlled modular performance at the Chapel Performance Space.

† 5-minute solo split cassingle release (w/ Matt Carlson) for Discriminate Music, 2012.

† Excerpt from Dissociative Synthesis, a 12" LP split (w/ Matt Carlson) released on UFO Mongo/Börft, 2012

† Excerpt from Like A Time Traveler Who Goes Back In Time To Kill His Grandfather (Air Rings Vol.1), a double audio cassette split (w/ Charlatan, Million Mists, & Sovetskaya Gone) released on Digitalis, 2009

† Excerpt from Survival, an audio cassette released on Gift Tapes, 2011

MIXES:

† Voice-Text Research Mix 01.

† Voice-Text Research Mix 02.

RECORDINGS:

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Rising Interiors
Space Habitat (collab w/ Daryl Groetsch)
C46, Sic Sic, 2013
out of print

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"The Phantom Words Of Explicit Memory"
b/w "I Can't Find My Body" (SPLIT CASSINGLE)
Jason E Anderson (w/ Matt Carlson)
C10, Discriminate Music, 2013
out of print

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Points, Lines, Planes: Compositions for the Buchla 200 by Students of The Evergreen State College
JEA (& other students)
C40 Compilation, JEA PRIVATE, 2012
out of print

Dissociative Synthesis (split)

Dissociative Synthesis (split)
Jason E Anderson (w/ Matt Carlson)
LP, UFO Mongo/Börft, 2012
available

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Duets
Brother Raven & various artists
C100 Compilation, Tranquility Tapes, 2012
out of print

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Pacific Support, A benefit compilation for Japan
Brother Raven & various artists
C75 Compilation, DRAFT, 2011
out of print

Portable Shrines Magic Sound Theatre Vol. 1

Portable Shrines Magic Sound Theatre Vol. 1
Brother Raven & various artists
2xLP Compilation, Translinguistic Other, 2011
available

survival

survival
Spare Death Icon
C30, Gift Tapes, 2011
Art by Brenna Murphy
out of print

Relaxation Music SPLIT

Relaxation Music SPLIT
Spare Death Icon (w/ Charlatan)
C42, Stunned Records, 2011
out of print

diving into the pineapple portal

diving into the pineapple portal
Brother Raven
LP, Aguirre Records, 2010
out of print

Eagle Vision

Eagle Vision
Brother Raven
C40, Aguirre Records, 2010
out of print

Bipolar Adjustment Procedure

Bipolar Adjustment Procedure
Harpoon Pole Vault
C30, House of Sun, 2010
out of print

outside this area

outside this area
Harpoon Pole Vault
C30, Jugular Forest, 2010
out of print

copper medallion

copper medallion
2 Hands on Knobs
MC30, Gift Tapes, 2010
out of print

VSS-30

VSS-30
Brother Raven
LP, Digitalis, 2010
out of print

Home Office (split)

Home Office (split)
2 Hands on Knobs (w/ Studio SS)
C60, Gift Tapes, 2010
out of print

Timewinder

Timewinder
Brother Raven
C30, Taped Sounds, 2010
out of print

ITCZ

ITCZ
Brother Raven
C30, Gift Tapes, 2010
out of print

Father Sound/Harpoon Pole Vault (split)

Father Sound/Harpoon Pole Vault (split)
Harpoon Pole Vault (w/ Father Sound)
C30, Gift Tapes, 2010
out of print

Like A Time Traveler Who Goes Back In Time To Kill His Grandfather

Like A Time Traveler Who Goes Back In Time To Kill His Grandfather (Air Rings Volume 1 split)
Spare Death Icon (w/ Charlatan, Million Mists, & Sovetskaya Gone)
2 x C40, Digitalis, 2009
out of print

Space Bath Transformation

Space Bath Transformation
2 Hands on Knobs
C85, DSQ, 2009
out of print

Nellie

Nellie
Brother Raven
C40, Digitalis, 2009
out of print

Highlander/Seahorse

Highlander/Seahorse
Spare Death Icon
C40, OMM, 2009
out of print

cylon garden

cylon garden
2 Hands on Knobs
MC30, Gift Tapes, 2009
out of print

a sound like wailing winter winds is heard

a sound like wailing winter winds is heard
Brother Raven
c20, Gift Tapes, 2009
out of print

whispering crystal babies

whispering crystal babies
Harpoon Pole Vault
MC30, Gift Tapes, 2009
out of print

northwind

northwind Spare Death Icon c30, Gift Tapes, 2009 out of print

diving into the pineapple portal

diving into the pineapple portal
Brother Raven
C30, Gift Tapes, 2009
out of print

Computer

Progression Series: Computer
Jason E Anderson
CDR, Make Jet Silent, 2007
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Sampler

Progression Series: Sampler
Jason E Anderson
CDR, Make Jet Silent, 2007
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Progression Series: Tape
Jason E Anderson
CDR, Make Jet Silent, 2007
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from bird to bee to beast

from bird to bee to beast
Eaglebee
CDR, Make Jet Silent, 2005
deleted

object 6

object 6
BNSF
CD, Locust Music, 2004
available