Category Archives: Current and upcoming events

Sundays in May — Sound Installments in Prelinger Library

On Sundays in May Prelinger Library visitors will find themselves urged into the stacks by an unusual sound environment that sometimes pipes up. A couple hours a week I power up, softly play, and occasionally improvise on a twelve channel … Continue reading

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A “sonified library” in San Francisco

A couple hours a week I power up, play, and occasionally improvise with the sound installation that I’ve created here in San Francisco for Prelinger Library. These hours occur within the Library’s public hours, making it possible for visitors to … Continue reading

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Sound installation installments — Prelinger Library

For the next four Wednesdays, Prelinger Library visitors who are there any time between 4:00 and 6:30 PM will be treated to an “audio animation” of the stacks. I’ll be nudging the installation (instrument) through its latest paces and pirouettes. … Continue reading

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Openings – an audio animation of and at Prelinger Library, San Francisco

Prelinger Library and I will be co-hosting two initial launches of my new sound-art installation (see below for a description). Please drop by during one or both of these openings — They’ll be different — and spend some time floating … 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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