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Kantoendrato streaming

Streaming tonight—Joe B. Wall, aka Kantoendrato.

If you want to see me making instrumental manoeuvres in the dark, plus tune in to my short set tonight at 8:30PM on Nick’s International Virtual Garage! It’ll be slow and quiet—the perfect way to wind down for a three-day weekend!

Visit Nick’s International Virtual Garage to watch and listen.

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The Huggy Molly – a set – 2020-12-04

Was delighted to play a streaming set on Nick’s International Virtual Garage, a fantastic channel where electro-acoustic performers play in the diasporan space we’ve been working in throughout the pandemic (and thanks, Nick, for inviting me!).

I did an hour set of music and stories, with a top-down video showing my instruments as I improvised my set, after which I edited and mastered an album version of the set, which is available via Bandcamp:

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I Skugga (In the Shade)

Was inspired by the beautiful weather today and sat on the porch to edit some recent material into a collection on Bandcamp, appropriately titled I Skugga, which is Swedish for “in the shade,” since I’m revisiting my college Swedish lessons during the pandemic. It’s an abstract collection of recent ambient experiments and field recordings.

It’s priced from 0 to pay-what-you-will, but I’m content with zero.

It’s a pleasure to share.

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Kantoendrato porch jams 5/30

Kantoendrator – jams on the deck – morning

Novation Bass Station II, Zoom CDR-70, Electro-Harmonix Stereo Memory Man, TC Electronic Hall of Fame, Tascam U-44, iPad 6th-gen running Loopy HD, Zoom H1N

Kantoendrato – jams on the deck – late afternoon

Linnstrument 128, Waldorf Blofeld, Electro-Harmonix Stereo Memory Man, TC Electronic Hall of Fame, TC Electronic Ditto X4, Zoom H1N
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KEvsAB at NEM with TD 2019

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Kantoendrato vs alternating.bit – NEM fest 2018

Played another joyous live set with alternating.bit at the National Electronics Museum Electronica Fest 2018. Just simple rigs and plenty of well-practiced rapport.

Listen to the live set at our Bandcamp page!

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Mechanical Heartland – live set at the Electric Maid, 2018-09-29

Showed up with my increasingly stable rig (details below) for another run with the Baltimore SDIY Group‘s concerts at the Electric Maid Community Exchange in the Takoma neighborhood of DC (and MD). It’s always a bit of a mystery of what I’ll come up with in these experimental improvisational episodes, and I followed a nice melodic, relaxed modular set from Hovercraft, so I felt like I could delve into slightly glitchier, pulsing, wavelike territory as a counterpoint. I think it came out quite well.

—Joe Wall

[The rig for this set: Novation Bass Station II -> Electro Harmonix Superego+ -> Electro Harmonix Stereo Memory Man w/Hazarai -> Mackie MS-1202 mixer (and Zoom H2 digital recorder) to the PA.]

LISTEN:

© 2018 Joe Belknap Wall, aka Kantoendrato

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Forgot An Umbrella – live set at the Electric Maid, 2018-06-02

Played a meditative set in a rainstorm at Electric Maid on Saturday. Simple rig, nothing prerecorded or prepared—just my monosynth and a few pedals, improvising in a great listening room.

Listen:

© 2017 Joe Belknap Wall, aka Kantoendrato

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KEvsAB at the National Electronics Museum

Played a very good set with alternating.bit last night at the National Electronics Museum’s Electronica-Fest 2017. Simple rigs, eschewing Rimas’s modular synths and my digital tablets, and we had a great time.

This set and a condensation of our jams and experiments while creating the set are available as a digital album on Bandcamp.

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Last night at the Electric Maid

A condensation of last night’s live set at the Electric Maid. Improvisation for one instrument (Novation Bass Station 2), one effects processor (Electro-Harmonix Stereo Memory Man with Hazarai), recorded live with a digital recorder (trusty old Zoom H2) and sent to the house PA through a preamp (ART USB Dual Pre). Nothing was prerecorded or presequenced.

Listen:

©2017 Joe Belknap Wall, dba Kantoendrato