Olivia Block

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Fall 2015 Events and news

 

   Olivia Block Fall 2015

 New release on NNA tapes and stream at The Wire

 

I am pleased to announce my latest solo release, Aberration of Light, a new iteration of my expanded cinema soundtrack from 2011-2013, is available now on NNA tapes . 

The release has received some lovely reviews already from Tiny Mix Tapes and Avant Music News

 

Many thanks to Toby and Matt at NNA for making this happen!

 

The Wire is streaming the entire track! Have a listen here

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Sunday, September 13th   San Francisco, CA

 

I will be presenting an immersive, surround-sound version of my new release, Aberration of Light for the San Francisco Electronic Music Festival.

My performance is Sept 13, 2015, 8pm at Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th St, San Francisco with Doug Lynner, Kevin Blechdom & Aqulaqutaqu 

Check the link above for more info about the concert and the entire schedule for the festival.

 

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October 8th-16th Stockholm

 

I am looking forward to working in the excellent facilities at EMS. Additionally, the generous support of EMS has made it possible for me to travel and perform in Stockholm.

 

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Friday, October 16th Stockholm

 

I will be presenting an immersive, surround-sound version of my new release, Aberration of Light for ROOM40 openframe: three days of radical listening . 

 

My performance will be at Oct 16th at Fylkingen gallery. The whole weekend looks great, so check out the link above to see the schedule. It will be a pleasure to share the bill with Lawrence English (AU), Andrea Belfi (IT).

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October 27th Chicago

 

Elastic Arts

 Looking forward to a trio performance with Adam Sonderberg and Tomas Korber (Switzerland). Additionally, Konus quartett will perform Korber’s piece for saxophone quartet, The Idea of Fields. More info TBA

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Friday, Oct 30th – Sunday, Nov 1st NYC

 

I will be performing at Amplify Fest, curated by Jon Abbey of Erstwhile records.

 More info TBA

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November 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 Chicago

Sonambient Pavilion sound installation

The Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millenium Park, Chicago

 

Please see the following for information:

 Experimental Sound Studio

 

Sonambient Pavilion preview

 

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Wed, Nov 11th and Thursday, Nov 1212   St, Louis, MO

 

 Includes a performance, workshop and two artist talks, curated by Jeremy Kannapell of New Music Circle 

 

Weds, Nov 11 - Artist talk at Washington University Art Dept 

Weds, Nov 11 - Concert at 8:00 pm with Circuit des Yeux 

Thursday, Nov 12 - Artist talk / workshop at Lindenwood Belleville University (IL) 

More info TBA on my website and Facebook artist pages soon

 

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January 25-29 Tuscaloosa, AL

 

University of Alabama

I will be working with students and performing as a visiting composer. More info TBA

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Additional items:

 

The brand new Now Is podcast series, featuring interviews by Ben Remsen, will air a recent interview between Ben and myself very soon. It’s free to subscribe on iTunes.

 

I contributed a text score, based on a declassified 1941 U.S. military acoustics research document from Harvard University, to Compost and Height Wolf Notes #8