Reflections & Reports
Greetings Backers & Supporters!
Yesterday, I mailed the art book rewards! I have now connected with all and fulfilled my backer commitments per the Kickstarter goals and plans. These gift... Read more
Vinyl Records Are Here, Book Test Pressing Also
Things are moving along splendidly! Records are here. Test pressing book is here and looking good!
All info here:
Thank you for this amazing project support!
Hello and Happy New Year Backers!
The graphic design book is complete on its content! We will be finishing the cover designs and sending the files to the publisher for... Read more
Test Pressing Came Today
Just a quick note to let you all know that the test pressing from the new vinyl house arrived today and sounds great! At last! Onto the full pressing of... Read more
Frakture Project Presentations
I hope you are having a fabulous kick off to your December. I wanted to let you know that the work has been presented in following forums:
December... Read more
I am thrilled that the project funding is successful. Thank you so much for this tremendous support! I will continue to post updates on progress and developments. I will also... Read more
12 Hours and Technical Difficulties (or perhaps added excitement?)
Just a quick note in these last 12 hours.
A few backers have upped their pledges. But, there was some confusion for them on the Kickstarter site. If you up... Read more
34 Hours Left - 85% - Drums Rolling and Clocks Ticking
Now, it is really down to the nitty gritty. When your countdown suddenly goes by the hour then you know you are almost at the finish line! I wanted to... Read more
New Reward: Original Book Used in Live Performance & Recordings
I am offering up my personal copy of 1984 complete with annotated notes along with my original cue sheet for when this work was performed and plotted during 2009. It... Read more
Six Days Left - 76% - And A Few More Key Details.
Alright, this campaign is officially in its critical last days!!! I have reached out with a passion to all of my press contacts, relevant forums, social media sites, friends, family... Read more
Another Radio Plug & 12 Days To Go!
The clock is ticking and my efforts are still pushing to get the word out about the project! At 71% and with only twelve days left, I must admit that... Read more
Invitation To Submit Work To, "Freedom To Create"
Today, I received an email from a representative from the international arts and activism contest, Freedom To Create. She wrote, "we would love to get an entry from you! I... Read more
Modern Day Media - Another Orwellian Inspiration
I am at 62% with only 17 days to go and feeling hopeful that this project may succeed. I am still plugging the project through my artist sites, press contacts... Read more
Write-Up of Project on P.M.R. - Political Media Review
It is great to get some responsive feedback from a social justice site (in addition to the music sites). Here's a recent write up:
George Orwell’s 1984 Electronic Music Remix... Read more
My Co-Collaborators in Design & Engineering
I have two amazing individuals working with me to develop this project.
He is the incredible audio engineer of Doghouse Productions who works primarily in film sound design.... Read more
Performance Art Red Ball - DJing To Start A 1984 Buzz
It was Sushi Performance Art's "Red Ball" this Saturday and I played tunes to the crowd to generate a buzz for the project. Pledges and discussions were very positive.
http://sushiart.org/... Read more
The Process of Finding Your Audience
So far, it has been an interesting and complicated process finding an audience to connect with this project. I have had a strong and supportive response from the music community,... Read more
Project Featured on International Public Radio Site, Art On Air
I am very pleased to announced that this project is currently receiving promotional support from Art On Air. They will be broadcasting the segment on several occasions and also archiving... Read more
Airplay Tonight on Wisconsin's Public Radio Show "At The Edge"
From 10PM - Midnight tonight and next Monday 5/31(central time), two tracks from this will project will be previewed on Michael Brown's public radio show, At The Edge.
"Every Monday... Read more
New Reward Added
Pledge $750 or more
Custom designed sound art piece that responds to the social justice topic/theme of your choice (rendered as a high quality audio file). You also will receive... Read more
How Many Fingers Am I Holding Up?
This is a great scene from the English adaptation of Orwell's novel made for BBC TV in 1954. It particularly resonates with this project's production. The entire movie is available... Read more
Preview track on Sound is Art website
Just posted the first track to this project. Instrumentation includes analogue synth and sampled live drums. Field recordings include protests, propaganda, warning alarms, NYSE stock exchange, dice rolling, pesticide spraying... Read more