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Passages – the next release of Collection: Music by Thom Blum

I’ve just released the next album in my series, Collections, presented on sfSoundLabel. It’s called Passages and includes my audio postcards and other place-specific pieces composed over the years. Each track is a sound map of a land I’ve had the good fortune to … Continue reading

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New album series released on sfSoundLabel — Collections: Music by Thom Blum

I’m releasing a series of albums on Bandcamp’s sfSoundLabel. Each album is a collection of thematically like-minded musical works hand-picked from those I’ve produced over recent and past many years. Abstractions 1 artwork: “baooooanh” © 2016 Tuyen Q. Nguyen | www.odyssey7.zone Abstractions 2 artwork: … Continue reading

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San Francisco Tape Music Collective Releases New Album on Bandcamp

sfSound is pleased to announce our new release San Francisco Tape Music Collective A selection of fixed media works presented by the collective in recent San Francisco Tape Music Festivals. Works by Maggi Payne, Kent Jolly, Cliff Caruthers, Matt Ingalls, … Continue reading

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Amore Vieni for Isolated Ensemble by Cenk Ergün & Friends

Cenk Ergün had a great idea, inspired by the 2020 Pandemic and shelter-in-place: enlist a group of his musical friends, yours truly among them, to contribute sound recordings that Cenk would then assemble into a composition. He executed the idea … Continue reading

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Another side — Due Pesci releases debut album

Buon Viaggio by Due Pesci Another side to my music-making over the last 3 or 4 years has been playing in a duet with drummer extraordinaire and widely recognized Jazz disk jockey, Ron Pelletier. We’ve called our duet Due Pesci … Continue reading

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San Francisco Tape Music Festival 2020, Fri-Sun, Jan 10-12

The San Francisco Tape Music Festival 2020 Friday, January 10, 8:30pm Saturday, January 11, 7:00pm Saturday, January 11, 9:30pm Sunday, January 12, 7:00pm Victoria Theatre 2961 16th Street San Francisco $20 general ($10 Sat 9:30 concert) $10 balcony/underemployed $50 fest … Continue reading

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Recital at the Prelinger Library, San Francisco, October 27th

I’ll be giving a late afternoon recital of solo prepared and improvised electro-acoustic pieces at the Prelinger Library in San Francisco on Sunday, Oct. 27. The first work Nature or nurture is a suite of four pieces for prerecorded and … Continue reading

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San Francisco Tape Music Festival 2019

sfSound and The San Francisco Tape Music Collective present The San Francisco Tape Music Festival 2019 I’ll be premiering a work titled epenthesis, for electroacoustics and drum kit, on Friday January 4th at 9:00 PM. Friday, Jan. 4 (9:00 PM) … Continue reading

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Cascade plays at SF Tape Music Festival and Stanford

On January 6, 2017, my new electroacoustic composition Cascade was diffused live over 20 loudspeakers at the 2017 San Francisco Tape Music Festival at The Victoria Theater. On March 17, 2017, Cascade was again diffused over the same CCRMA-hosted speaker … Continue reading

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Spanish Panoramas – Guided Improvisations with SoundFisher

I performed my improvisation + fixed media composition, Spanish Panoramas – Guided Improvisations with SoundFisher at the 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference in Malaga, Spain on October 28, 2015. The concert was held in the 15th Century … Continue reading

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