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Paula Alasad Asbell

Stay-at-home-mom. in Gloucester

Being of Sound Mind

PRESENTED ON SEP 04, 2012
IN WILLIAMSBURG @ VOL 2

In Paula Alasad Asbell's presentation, "sound mind" is not a reference to a psychological state, but refers instead to the source of the inspiration for her art: her favorite music and musicians. (in English)

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"Ballad Of The Lonely Fish"

BY DANIELLE DE PICCIOTTO + ALEXANDER HACKE
IN BERLIN

Danielle de Picciotto and Alexander Hacke are an American-German artist couple living in Berlin and New York. Painter, illustrator, filmaker and musician Danielle presented some of her drawings and images of the couple's latest tours and performances at our cosy PKN Haiti in Berlin. This presentation was a first debut of Alexander Hacke and Danielle de Picciotto's latest song called "Ballad Of The Lonely Fish". With Alexander being the lead guitarist of the legendary industrial rock & Avant-garde band Einstürzende Neubauten, we were extremely honored to have such a "piece of music history" as guests in our humble home. www.hacke.org www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Einst%C3%BCrzende_Neubauten www.danielledepicciotto.com
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Experiments in Form and Sound

BY KEITA AKIYAMA
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

When it comes to his creative process, Keita Akiyama has two main themes he follows: form and sound. In this presentation, he walks us through recent drawings and electronic musical instruments, showing off some of his acoustic plants. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

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Collaboration, Invention, Music

BY TIM PHILLIPS
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2014

Tim Phillips is a sound artist, musician and inventor whose work aims at making people curious about sounds and rhythms while using participation and collaboration to encourage interdisciplinary and unexpected outcomes.  

"Presentation of the Day" on May 3, 2014.

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Tiny Tim - Tiptoeing Through a Lifetime

BY LOWELL TARLING
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

Lowell Tarling shares a shortened biography of Tiny Tim, the American ukulele-playing singer. Lowell shares screen prints, drawings and old photographs capturing the many faces and voices of the musician. You can further learn about the adventures of Tiny Tim through Lowell's biography. 

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Why Should You Revolve Music Around Your Life?

BY ANJAN RAJA
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 03, 2014

Stevenson University student, Anjan Raja, shares with us his passion for music and why it is important to involve music into our daily lives. Music could have some unexpected benefits in your life!

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Reverse Migrant Musician, Seeks Songs of the Motherland

BY LARRY T HILL
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 17, 2014

Larry T Hill is an Australian musician who talks of his journey over land and sea to reach his motherland. He shows us all his experiences and adventures in this lively presentation.

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Eyes and Mind of Yemen

BY GHAMDAN GHILAN
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 14, 2014

غمدان طبيب أسنان، وجد أثناء دراسته حب الرسم، يتحدث غمدان عن كيف أكتشف نفسه، وكيف نمى قدراته في الرسم

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Williamsburg Fall Arts

BY TERRY BUNTROCK
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2014

Now in its fourth year, and with a new re-branded name, the Williamsburg Fall Arts festival is expaned from Labor Day to mid-October. Terry Buntrock, who is the organizer for this celebration of creativity, gives us just a sampling of the over 130 events that are jam packed into the festival. We also get a glimpse of next year's additions! So much creativity can't be contained.

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Harmony through Sound Design

BY IMAN FATTAH
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 23, 2014

Iman Fattah has been in the Indonesia's rock and experimental music world since approximately 15 years ago, as a guitarist in his own band; Zeke and the Popo and RAKSASA. Growing up, he never though music will be one of his greatest passion. In PechaKucha, Iman take us as he strips down music into one single element: sound. As an aspiring sound designer, he learned how to synchronize sound with visuals through film scoring project. 'Music' is not necessarily comes in 'band' form, instead, simple toe-tapping in dance rhythm is also music. The challenge in 'designing' sound is how far can we shape them, not only by hearing but also listening. Listen means paying more attention, so eventually we can create our own harmony.

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