Category Archives: Recent events

Latest piece 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 … phentermine 37.5 no prescription needed

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The San Francisco Tape Music Festival 2016

sfSound, The San Francisco Tape Music Collective, and Gray Area Arts present: The San Francisco Tape Music Festival 2016 I’ll be playing a new audio postcard, Spanish Panoramas, at The 2016 San Francisco Tape Music Festival on Saturday January 9th … Continue reading

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My second “audio portrait” for the SF Asian Art Museum

Lovers Departing in the Rain — an audio portrait © 2015 by Thom Blum For the full experience, go to the San Francisco Asian Art Museum’s Picturing Sound, Creating Mood exhibit, through November 22, 2015.

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J-Wake performed at the Hörlursfestival 2015

My piece J-Wake was performed at the Hörlursfestival in Solleftea, Sweden, on July 4th. The theme of the Festival was “water soundscapes” and, according to the organizers, Like Now, the sixth annual Festival took place, “under the dome coupole in … Continue reading

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Sound portraits for the San Francisco Asian Art Museum

I am creating some sound portraits to go along with specific paintings in the San Francisco Asian Art Museum’s current exhibition, “Picturing Sound, Creating Mood”, which runs from March 23 – November 22, 2015. The small paintings are from 18th … Continue reading

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World premiere of Walkways of the Hopeful and the Hopeless, San Francisco Tape Music Festival

I’ve just completed a new electroacoustic composition that will have its world premiere this Saturday night, January 10, 2015, 8:00 PM at the San Francisco Tape Music Festival. The Festival includes four distinct concert programs and spans three nights (January … Continue reading

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Soundscraper premiered Capsule 1 – inside/outside — excerpts are available now

The March 10, 2014 premiere performance of the Soundscraper project — live-streamed, crowdsourced soundscaping — took place as planned. Over twenty people participated by streaming live sound from their environments. Excerpts from the 90-minute recording of the performance are now … Continue reading

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Soundscraper premieres Capsule 1 – inside/outside — Live crowdsourced soundscaping

The first performance by the Soundscraper project will take place at Center for New Music in San Francisco, California on Monday, March 10, from 8:00 to 10:00 PM PDT (March 11, 3:00 to 5:00 AM GMT). The mixer-performer for the … Continue reading

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A couple new field recordings on SoundCloud

I recently added a couple new field recordings to my SoundCloud page. One is a thunderstorm, with some impressive thunder claps, that I recorded one evening in the countryside surrounding San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. The other is a soundwalk … Continue reading

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