Simon Scott is an electroacoustic composer and sound artist based in Cambridge, England. Drawing from his shoegaze past and a curiosity for the ecology of sounds, he crafts expansive, haunted soundscapes navigated by fragments of songs and faraway melodies to create an ephemeral sonic journey. His second full length LP for Miasmah, following up on the critically acclaimed ‘Navigare’ is due early October.
Besides his solo work, Simon has also released with the band Seavault, co-produced and remixed artists including The Sight Below, ON and Jasper TX and produced sound designs for a number of installations, short films and television stations.
"Scott is particularly adept at layering coolly shimmering guitars and dark churning currents of noise into something vast". "A haunting aspect of 'Navigare' is how it seems to contain traces of tunes that stand out like half-forgotten relics of the past" (The Wire - Dec'09).”
A full stream ‘Navigare’ and an excerpts from the forthcoming album ‘Bunny’ are available here:
A long-standing experimental electronic composer and founder of the 12k label, Taylor Deupree and Portland, OR-based musician and multimedia artist Marcus Fischer will be performing as a duo. Using a “network of guitar pedals and instruments ranging from analog synthesizers to sticks collected while photographing” the two will be playing the sonic component of their music and photography collaboration due to be released on 12k. Textural and quiet, their music feels like the exploration of a landscape: spacious, contemplative and scattered with details. A preview is available here:
Peter Whincop is from Napier, New Zealand. He currently teaches Electronic Music Composition at MIT, and received degrees in Music Theory and Composition from University of Otago and Harvard University. Formerly a pianist, he now performs under the name anonymous-∞, also a nexus website for free dissemination of his work (under construction). He also paints and draws, incorporating the processes into video work, which ultimately is a project in making “documentals.” These document the fringes of “acceptable sanity”—though the project itself is quite conservative, lacking the flights of fancy that it documents.
UNITS at 300 Summer Street, Fort Point, Boston.
The Artist Building at 300 Summer
(limited equity building, prices lower than market) is seeking visual artists
to add their name and contact info to the Applicant Pool if interested in
purchasing a space in our 47 unit cooperative building in Fort Point. Units
come up for sale approximately once or twice a year. To sign up, go to www.300summer.org and click Applicant Pool
and follow the instructions.
Primary Election: September 27th General Election: November 8th
Both are at the James Condon School, 200 D St.
Please get out and vote! Fort Point has a low voter turn-out rate and politicians do look at which neighborhoods vote. If you are new to the neighborhood, please change your voter registration address.
For those interested:
Michael Flaherty for Boston City Council at Large Monday, Sept. 19th, 2011: 6-8pm FP3 Condos Lobby, 346 Congress St. Hosted by: Diane Keliher
Voter registration forms, change of address forms, and absentee ballots will be available. Please contact Diane Keliher with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org / 617.875.8765
Made in Fort Point (the FPAC store) will be exhibiting the paintings of Lisa M. Greenfield, "On The Edge" for the month of September. Greenfield's paintings explore themes of color, surface, space, and edge. A twist on the urban landscape, Greenfield's minimal approach to architecture, with subtle use of color and form, creates spatial ambiguities and shifts or foreground and background.
Lisa Greenfield is an artist and urban planner with a BA in Fine Arts from Brandeis University. She has been an active member of the Fort Point Arts Community for many years. Greenfield has received numerous grants and awards, including most recently the St. Botolph Club Foundation 2011 Emerging Artist Award. Show dates: Sept 1 - Sept 30, 2011
Opening Reception: Thursday September 8th, 5-7 pm Made in Fort Point, 12 Farnsworth St., Boston, MA
Meet the artist and enjoy complimentary refreshments from
Fort Point Pier is coming along nicely and, to my untrained eye, looks like it will be completed on-time by the end of September. There's a lengthy writeup on the pier and its history (going back to 1807) here:
The FORT POINT CHANNEL LANDMARK DISTRICT COMMISSION will hold a public hearing:
Thursday, September 8 2011
BOSTON CITY HALL, CURLEY ROOM
Subject of the hearing will be applications for Certificates of Design Approval on the agenda below, reviews of architectural violations, and
such businesses as may come before the commission, in accordance with Chapter 772 of the Acts of 1975, as amended. Applications are
available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the Environment Department. Sign language interpreters are
available upon request.
FORT POINT CHANNEL LANDMARK DISTRICT COMMISSION
David Berarducci, Susan Goganian, John Karoff, Yanni Tsipis, Michele Yeeles
Alternates: B.K. Boley, Kosta Ligris
319 A Street
John Matteson, W2005BWH II Realty, LLC: Replace windows on sidewalk and 1st floor levels with wood windows, restore wood transoms at West and A St. elevations, replace windows on 2nd-5th floors with metal windows, all to match existing window profiles.