AN ONLINE EVENT SPACE
Hi Folks! It's on! I'm getting back in the saddle so to speak, as far as moderating. So let's kick back this weekend and make some noise!…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Kavin Allenson Jul 16, 2016.
Hi all and I'm tickled silly to be kicking off and moderating the event this week for the first time!This week starts our semi-monthly (every two weeks) event schedule with new volunteers taking up…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by James Bailey Mar 8, 2015.
Quite by accident I was listening to Chris Vaisvil's time stretched piece on alonetone and had the improvFriday player going at the same time. It was like that chocolate and peanut butter thing, you…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Norbert Oldani Aug 31, 2010.
My normal gig is as an acoustic songwriter/guitarist. I also have an improvised electric guitar experiment with loop pedals, ebow and multi-stage delays, which I call Breaking Light. At this site I hope to explore different methods of music creation and avoid my normal music making processes.
I've put some IF favorites of mine on my Soundcloud page:
Dear IF friends
My buds Kirk and Wendy (aka Another Cultural Landslide) have released this track to benefit the survivors and victims families of this past weeks tragic events in Aurora, Colorado. It is a chilling tune inspired by another incident, but speaks to the senslessness of these despicable acts. Anyway, I'd appreciate if you'd give it a listen, and buy (donate) if you can.
Posted on July 22, 2012 at 8:30am — 3 Comments
As I've done for the past four years, I'll be participating again with one or two album projects for the month of February. In addition to those (!) I was thinking of giving improvFriday a presence there as well by doing a mash album, using some material posted here in February. I wanted to go ahead and get a jump on things, so if you are ok with having a piece (or two?) of yours used, please reply here. I want to include as many people as possible, but I will only use what I…Continue
Posted on January 25, 2012 at 11:01pm — 20 Comments
"In the lack of indigenous music, [the record store is] where [people] find their roots. And in music, whatever you're looking for — whether it's authenticity, or originality, or transcendentalism, or traditionalism — the best place to look is in a record store. But you won't find — or you'll rarely find — mention of improvisation. It's not a term which has become part of the record industry's promotional vocabulary." -Derek Bailey
Posted on December 17, 2010 at 6:27am — 4 Comments