Monthly Archives: October 2018

Lonesome Leash~Lori Goldston & Jordan O Jordan~Amethyst de Wolfe // October 26th


8 DOORS / 8:30 MUSIC

OCTOBER 26th .


on tour from Los Angeles



Lonesome Leash is the solo project of Walt McClements, an accordionist and multi-instrumentalist known for his previous work in Dark Dark Dark, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and Why Are We Building Such a Big Ship?. Using a sparse palette of accordion, drums and voice, McClements crafts stark yet complex songs, nervous and triumphant hymns to the restless. Despite being anchored by the often anachronistic accordion, the music ends up having less to do with contemporary purveyors of old world idioms, and more to do with an alternate history—one where angular accordion lines take prominence over the guitar in a nervy and strangely cinematic post-punk tradition.

United by a mutual love of very old folk songs, local favorites Lori Goldston and Jordan O’ Jordan perform synesthetic versions of traditional British and Appalachian ballads, trying to conjure not only the stories but the scent, feel and taste of the places that birthed the music. Goldston is an accomplished cellist known for her work with Earth, Nirvana, Mirah, David Byrne, Jherek Bischoff, Cat Power and many more. O’ Jordan is a captivating songwriter and storyteller who has a way of subtly conjuring magic on stage.

Amethyst de Wolfe draws upon windswept prairie landscapes, bittersweet heartbreak and the rawness of grief to create songs that have been described as vulnerable, poignant and haunting.

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Jamie Green, Pauline Lay / Nov. 10th


5 – 15 suggested donation

doors at 8
music at 8:30

An evening of music

local supporting acts to be announced


Jamie Green is an improvisatory music maker from Los Angeles. Incorporating amplified violin, alto saxophone, tar (drum) and electronics, his rigorously naivist sound unfurls by tapping into hints of a Hindustani classical modality and a tendency toward ephemeral geometrical structures, interlocking melodic and rhythmic forms which tend to appear and recede just as quickly, actions not unlike ripples of folding water. Similar techniques are applied in his use of rhythmic and repetitive vocables, linked to his work as a published poet, which induce a heightened sensation of word-shapes while remaining primarily abstract-musical.

Pauline Lay is a violinist, solo artist, improviser and a long-standing music events curator/organizer based out of Los Angeles. She began performing solo pieces with acoustic and electronic instruments in 2014. Her latest recording “Alloy / Pulp” was released by Japanese tape label Heavy Mess. She also frequently collaborates with fellow LA musicians in a multitude of contexts, from duets to her piece “5×5”, a composition for 25 synthesizers. She has toured extensively in the U.S.


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Zizia, Eye Music, Nelson Plays Morton Feldman / Nov. 3rd



An evening of music

(experimental music , graphic scores , concept art, 20th century classical, objects, and more)

doors at 8
music at 8:30

5-15 suggested donation. (no one turned away)

Zizia (boston)

Zizia is Amber Wolfe and Jarrod Fowler. Environmental recordings, natural objects, and musical instruments

Eye Music (local graphic score ensemble )
Fans of the avant should investigate Eye Music whose existence shocks and pleases me. …… dedicated to performing graphic scores—nontraditional notation usually made up of lines, words, and symbols. So I’m grateful that Eye Music….. continues to champion such overlooked music.”
– Christopher DeLaurenti, The Stranger

Roger Nelson (local piano player)
A popular chamber music pianist, Roger performed for years with the New Performance Group, a 7-member ensemble dedicated to New Music .

Tonight Roger will open the night with a presentation of solo works for piano by Morton Feldman .

(There will also be a performance of John Cages four6 before the concert starting right at 8 )

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Blevin Blectum, Mini-Mutations (OR), Marcus Price, Sacred Signs

Doors at 8

music at 8:30

5-15 suggested donation.


get stoked. get spooky.

🎃 Blevin Blectum

👻 Mini-Mutations (Salem, OR)

🧟 Marcus Price

🦇 Sacred Signs

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Scaret! October 28th



Doors at 7 music shortly after.

John Paul Sharp presents SCARET – a free music concert with some pretty scary songs! Featuring Tiffani Marsing Mayes as our opener. It will be an extra special night with special guests Monday Mourning and Jason Dooleyhelping to spook you the fug out!! As always these concerts are free to the public. Storm Benjamin on percussion!

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Borys Kossakowski Album Release + The Lonely Coast / October 27th


Doors at 8 music at 8:30

5-15 suggested donation


Release party of the Borys Kossakowski Solo Band new album ‘Political Songs’ with The Lonely Coast.

Borys performs solo with guitar, looper, clarinet and saxophone blending songs with improvisation and ambient music creating the ‘songscapes’.

A songwriter is like a postman who delivers songs like letters to the addressees.

For the fans of: Leonard CohenBob DylanBon Iver, Low, Jose Gonzales, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

Borys live:

Before moved to Seattle performed with: Sunday PagansTowary Zastępcze and Karol Schwarz All Stars, on: Open’er FestivalOFF FestivalRock Lottery and Spacefest! (among others).


The Lonely Coast

The Lonely Coast (Anne Mathews & Valerie Holt) perform close-harmony duets, lullabies, folk and traditional music spanning Eastern Europe and the Americas as well as original songs. The duo met in 2004 as percussionists in Seattle’s politically-driven, mobile performance group, the Infernal Noise Brigade, and have since been performing, touring and teaching nationally and internationally

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Concert : Furniture Music / October 18th

tile.jpgConcert : Furniture Music

(an exploration of the overtone series)

an immersive durational night of sound

feedback / sine waves / acousmatic sound / spatialization

Doors at 8 music at 8:30 ends at 11:30

5-15 suggested donation (not required )

Donations strongly encouraged all proceeds go to support Gallery 1412 .

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Vida Rose Bff / Better Femme Future October 12th

Vida Rose presents:
bff/ Better Femme Future
with music by Lauren Moore and special guests
TICKETS: $10 at the door

The idea for BFF was conceived 5 years ago when I had a series of dreams that took place in a slightly better version of Seattle. Slightly more interesting problems, slightly less suffering. I became obsessed with this angle of sci fi that is not utopian or dystopian, just, like, a tiny bit better. I also realized how powerful the genre of sci fi is in our culture, even people who don’t like comic books or reading fiction or super hero movies are influenced by the ideas of what is possible. And in film, those ideas are mostly about the possible ways humans can kill each other. Which is really boring to me. For example I would have enjoyed the movie Star Wars more if it were 2 hours of Luke’s mom walking around the house. What is her idea of beauty, what’s the most important story passed down from her ancestors? What songs does she sing in the shower, which herbs does she use for medicine? That is an extreme example, I realize that many people love that movie for what it is. But I’m saying I want to see sci fi movies about possible futures of art, medicine, how we heal each other, of how our day to day experiences feel. I also believe the practice of playfully exploring different ideas of what we want to happen to this world is really powerful, and it’s necessary for people involved in social justice work, service work, and activism to keep from burning out. So in some ways this is a film project about the future of medicine that is also meant to be medicine for my community and my friends.42734870_1985326761490481_5795973132326010880_o

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