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VJ David Cabrerra, aka Mr. Cocoon

SOUNDSLAMfrontCome see art and experience activities and performances inspired by SOUND.

Thursday, June 6

7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Lyons Avenue and Main Street in Old Town Newhall

 

Musical & Vaudeville Performance by Adjoa Skinner

Ajoa Skinner is a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter whose voice has journeyed from New York to Africa to Los Angeles to Asia and back again.  She grew up in a family of musicians where everyone played multiple instruments and sang.  “I could listen to you sing all day…simply captivating” – Nigel Lythgoe (Executive Producer for American Idol)   adjoaskinner.com

 

FRANZ KELLER Strolling Tenori-on Performances

The Tenori-on is an electronic musical instrument designed and created by the Japanese artist Toshio Iwai and Yu Nishibori of the Music and Human Interface Group at the Yamaha Center for Advanced Sound Technology. It consists of a hand-held screen with switches that are activated in a number of different ways to create sounds.

 

Soundsuit Roaming Exhibit

Local artist Pam Zamora will display her version of performance artists Nick Cave’s famous Soundsuits (wearable fabric sculptures that are bright, whimsical, and other-worldly).  Zamora’s  Soundsuit will travel through the various spaces at SOUND SLAM for visitor’s the see.

 

SILENT DISCO

Come out and join the Silent Disco.  Put on our wireless headphones, and grove to the music that only you can hear!  Those without the headphones hear no music, giving the effect of a room full of people dancing to nothing.

 

Foley Artist Tony Palermo

Foley Artist Tony Palermo

Live Sound Effects Demonstrations by Tony Palermo

Tony “Sparx” Palermo is a sonic showman who uses voice, music, and sound effects to create worlds before your very ears.

 

Cardboard Music Equipment Exhibit

Hollis Hart creates unique musical instrument and sound equipment sculptures using cardboard.  Come check out his 5 incredible pieces of art.

 

Industrial Plastic Ensemble.

Join the circle and bang out some sound with the various size drums (buckets).  The group will be shown drumming styles from African, the Caribbean and Native America.

 

Professor Wes Weasely and the Strolling Theremin

Professor Wes Weasely invites you to make your own music. Known for its weird effects in movies and pop songs, the Theremin’s unique tone modulation will be available for the public’s enjoyment. By simply waving one’s hands around the electromagnetic antenna, audiences can create sounds, ranging from spooky to whimsical to spacey.

 

Mr. Cocoon

Mr. Cocoon

Mr. Cocoon Video and Sound Performance

Video Jockey (VJ) David Cabrerra presents a video sound piece created just for SOUND SLAM.

 

Old Town Newhall Library Downloadable Audio Resources

Visit the library booth for a demonstration of downloadable audio resources including tablets that use the apps for overdrive and freegal.

 

Alex Davis and the Ary Sisters

Alex Davis and the Ary Sisters

Alex Davis & the Ary Sisters    

A unique folk rock trio whose harmonies gloriously recall Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young or the Carter Family. Alex Davis & the Ary Sisters are thrilled about the release their first EP together, Will the Wind.     luckyalex.com

 

ARTree Drumming Jams   

Mr. Fudale Is a drummer that Toured and recorded with the Drifters from 1977 to 1979 . He has also performed on TV and the  concert stage with bands that have opened for Sarah Evans, Lee Greenwood , Glen Fry and many others .  He also has studied Jazz and World Music at Cal Arts , and is  also a  Remo Health Rhythms Facilitator.

 

Electronic Installation by Rob Ray

Rob Ray makes site specific electronic installations, wondrous public games and experimental videos. He has relocated to Los Angeles, CA from Chicago via Rensselaer’s Electronic Arts MFA Program in Troy, NY.

 

“The Third Room” by Colin Honigman & Andrew Walton

The Third Room is an interactive immersive installation that includes projection, quadrophonic sound, robotics, interfaces, and a Kinect camera.

 

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