bob bellerue
Since 2002
Works in North Hills, California United States of America

BIO
Bob Bellerue is a noise composer, experimental musician, and creative technician based in Brooklyn NY. Over the last 25+ years he has been involved in a wide range of creative activities – experimental electronic music, junk metal percussion ensembles, Balinese gamelan, sound scores for dance/theater/video/performance art, and installation art. Bob's work has been presented at the Yogyakarta Gamelan Festival, Centre de Cultura Contemporanea de Barcelona, New Genre Festival, CEAIT Festival, Ende Tymes Festival, Denver Noise Fest, Experimental Intermedia, Issue Project Room, Diapason Sound Gallery, Roulette, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver Noise Festival, Olympia Experimental Music Festival, PDX Noise Festival, Radio Epsilonia (Paris), WFMU, WKCR, WNYC, KFJC, KXLU, East Village Radio, Stanford University, The New School, UCSD, and UCLA. His discography includes dozens of releases on Banned Productions, P-Tapes, RRR Records, Love Earth Music,Prison Tatt Records, Los Discos Enfantasmes, Zelphabet, Anarchymoon Recordings, Sleepy Hollow Editions, Peyote Tapes, and Important Records (as a member of Tecumseh). He curates and produces noise and experimental music events on a regular basis, including the Ende Tymes Festival of Noise and Experimental Liberation. He was formerly based in Los Angeles, where he ran the sub-garde experimental music/performance space the Il Corral, and curated the Beyond Music series and festival.
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EVENT

Ende Tymes Festival of Noise and Experimental Liberation


Dates:
Fri Jun 24, 2011 18:00 - Mon Jun 27, 2011

Location:
Ridgewood, New York
United States of America

ENDE TYMES FESTIVAL OF NOISE AND EXPERIMENTAL LIBERATION
June 24-26 @ Silent Barn & Outpost
Ridgewood NY
 
Live noise and experimental music Fri-Sun 8pm-late @ Silent Barn

Video screenings and live performances Fri-Sun 6-8pm @ Outpost
Artist discussion 3-5pm Sat @ Outpost with Phill Niblock, GX
Jupitter-Larsen, Al Margolis, Katherine Liberovskaya, AMK, Rat Bastard, and Damion Romero.  subject: "Street-level experimental music and the evolution of technology and culture"
Sound installations all weekend at Silent Barn by Tom Grimley and Bob Bellerue
 
Tickets available at the door: $10 / night, $25 / weekend
all events at Outpost are FREE
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED.see more info at festival website: halfnormal.com/endetymes/
 
2 locations:
Silent Barn, 915 Wyckoff Ave
facebook.com/silentbarn
Outpost, 1665 Norman St
outpostedit.org
L to Halsey, M to Myrtle/Wyckoff
 
FULL SCHEDULE
program notes and artist bios available on the festival website: halfnormal.com/endetymes/
FRIDAY
Outpost
video screenings:
6:00pm Stephen Shearer "The Golden Age"
Ocusonic "A Diamond Forms Under Pressure"
Kamran Sadeghi "Cohesion"
enrique maitland “#8 SWEET:BOX”
Clint Enns "Lucifer Bearer of Light"
Brian Edgerton "A Flash"
Eric Ostrowski "OBEY"
EyeBodega (Rob Chabebe & Joe Perez) "Discrete Forests"
Sara Sun "Blue"
Bradley Eros + Tim Geraghty "TRANSTRANS (TRANSFORMERS Transformed)"
Chris Rice “Death Cry (Siren Song)”
Zach Layton "untitled"
7:00pm C Spencer Yeh live set
7:20pm David Linton live set
Silent Barn
8:00 PM doors open
9:00 PM Pharmakon
9:20 PM Rust Worship
9:40 PM Twisty Cat
10:00 PM Postcommodity (OK/NM)
10:20 PM Fatale (IL)
10:40 PM Jeff Carey (MD)
11:00 PM Vertonen (IL)
11:20 PM Crank Sturgeon (ME)
11:40 PM MV Carbon
12:10 AM BWT (IL)
12:30 AM Bran(…)Pos (CA)
12:50 AM The Rat Bastard Experience (FL)
1:20 AM ISA Christ
1:40 AM Hex Breaker Quartet
 
SATURDAY
Outpost
3-5PM discussion with Phill Niblock, GX Jupitter-Larsen, Al Margolis,
Katherine Liberovskaya, AMK, Rat Bastard, and Damion Romero
video screenings:
6:00PM Alexei Dmitriev "Abstract?"
Renata Padovan "Tulips for Iguazu"
Maile Colbert "Over The Eyes"
Paul Prudence + Francisco López "Hydro-Organic Machine Study"
Ryan Marino "All That Remains"
Carole Kim + Carl Stone "Under Glass"
Benjamin Schultz-Figueroa + Tristan Shepherd "And They Watched The World All Around"
Mike & Dawn Haleta "Cycle412" & "Poly Floater Study"
Shanna Maurizi + Julia Shirar "Landscape: Los Angeles"
Jeff Gburek "The Perfect Sentence is the Perfect Silence"
7:00pm Bruce Tovsky live set
7:20pm Katherine Liberovskaya + Al Margolis live set
Silent Barn
8:00 PM doors open
9:00 PM John Mannion
9:20 PM Page27 (CO)
9:40 PM KILT (NM/NYC)
10:00 PM Dog Lady (MI)
10:20 PM Phill Niblock
11:20 PM Sick Llama (MI)
11:40 PM Novasak (CO)
12:00 AM AMK (CA)
12:30 AM Andrew Coltrane (MI)
12:50 AM GX Jupitter-Larsen (CA)
1:20 AM Kyle Clyde
1:40 AM Yellow Tears
 
SUNDAY
Outpost
video screenings:
6:00pm Russell Chartier "Confined"
Jean D.L. "A long night…"
James Elaine + William Basinski "Blueprints on a Winter Pond"
Jeff Carey "Mod, Impulse"
Lucas Abela "DJ Smallcock's Vinyl Arcade"
Z'EV "KALIgraphix 3 ...........for Brion Gysin"
Joshua Bastien + Dreamcatcher (Blake Hargreaves & Katherine Kline)
"Blown Topologies"
Cristopher Cichocki "Cycle in Cycle" & "Storm Drain"
Fabio Scaccioli + Volcano the Bear "Vita notturna di una pozzanghera / Nightlife in a puddle"
7:00pm
Daniel Iglesia live set
7:20pm Fyxzis (Steven Flato, Richard Kamerman, Corey Larkin) live set
Silent Barn
8:00 PM doors open
9:00 PM EID
9:10 PM Cowards
9:30 PM Liam Mooney (CA)
9:50 PM Gen Ken Montgomery
10:10 PM Work/Death (RI)
10:30 PM Monsturo (CA)
10:50 PM Mike Shiflet (OH)
11:10 PM Damion Romero (CA)
11:40 PM IDM Theftable (ME)
12:00 AM Jason Soliday (IL)
12:20 AM Opponents
12:40 AM Lolly Gesserit (RI)
 
more info:
halfnormal.com/endetymes/
facebook.com/silentbarn
outpostedit.org
 
Ende Tymes Festival 2011 is supported by funds from the Experimental TV Center, NYSCA, and many Kickstarter supporters
check us out on Kickstarter (some rewards will be available at the fest)
find us on Distro.FM
 
related events:
6/12 & 19: live appearances on East Village Radio
6/19-23: live performances on WKCR
6/23: Port d'Or: ALMS.PACING.PUSDRAINER.MOTIV-A.BALDER.XANTHOCEPHALUS more info
 
poster artwork by Ashley N Purciello. more info
info / press: Bob Bellerue


OPPORTUNITY

Video call for works: Sound Vision


Deadline:
Sun May 01, 2011 23:59

Video submissions are requested for screening at the End Times Festival,
presented by Outpost and Silent Barn (Ridgewood NY) June
24-26 2011
The theme is "sound vision" - sound as integral component of the conceptual / thematic / technical material. Time lengths of 2-15min are preferred
Submissions are accepted in email* or DVD**
*preferred is an single email with a single link to a single online streaming video - you may submit up to ONE link to ONE video, it must be online when we try to link to it (after the deadline has passed), Vimeo preferred.  do not send more than one email submission
**a mailing address will be given upon request, so act soon well before the deadline
Deadline May 1
Email links, and statements of intent to mail, to video@halfnormal.com.
Please write this in the subject: End Times video submission [your name here]
Announcements will be made May 15. Physical copies will be due by June 1
to make sure it works on our gear.  Screenings will be June 25-26
around 6pm at Outpost.
general festival details:
End Times Festival June 24-26
presented by Silent Barn and Outpost
curated by Bob Bellerue
noise and experimental music 9pm at Silent Barn each night (30+ performers)
workshops / discussions / screenings 1-8pm at Outpost on Saturday and Sunday
http://halfnormal.com/endtimes/
http://www.facebook.com/silentbarn
http://www.outpostedit.org/
please repost


OPPORTUNITY

Power/field compilation #2 - Call for Submissions


Deadline:
Sat Oct 31, 2009 00:00

Power/field compilation #2 - Call for Submissions - deadline oct 31

Tracks wanted for the second edition of Power/field compilation. Originally released in 2007, Power/field is a collection of recordings made "in the field" with processing on-site.

Traditional field recording captures ambient sound in various locations via microphone without any effects. Power/field recordings are field recordings made with effects processing units used (only) while on-site. The intent is to take experimental music practices outside of their traditional operating venues: composing studios and performance venues.

Aesthetically speaking, anything goes - the first edition contains a wide variety of drone, microsound, synth, and harsh noise. The recordings can come from a wide variety of musical practices - listen to the first compilation (link below) for examples. Random thought: it is possible to do this without electronics - i'm curious to hear what you might come up with if you are so inclined; however, it is suggested for all to listen to the first edition (links below) for examples of succesful submissions.

There is an honor system on the basic rules: the recording must be made outside of the studio or the stage; no overdubs except on-site; no re-processing; no edits. The submission can be an excerpt of a longer take, and basic normalizing of the levels it is fine. Track length 1-15 min preferred, multiple short tracks are fine to submit.

The final project will come out end of the year, edition of 200 CDrs. The first edition had 2 CDrs, as there were a ton of great submissions. Not sure of the packaging yet; the first edition packaging was cardboard sleeves from stumptown printers, hand-painted and screen-printed by myself.

The entire contents of the first edition can be found online here:
http://anarchymoon.com/sounds/powerfield
(ps the first track of cd1 is titled "\\\" but the slashes don't come out right in an online directory. i'm working on it, david)

A few copies are left for $8+postage if anyone is interested.

Send track(s), title(s), site location(s), equipment list(s), pics, and any other info about yrself to
bob bellerue
512 w 19th st
new york ny 10011

Download links via email are also encouraged.

contact: bob_AAAATTT_halfnormal_DDDOOOTTTT_com