Join Thereminist Victoria Lundy and Synthesist Mark Mosher for a special Halloween concert at ??? on Oct 28th at the Denver Central Library. The concert will include solo and collaborative improvisations of Halloween inspired experimental ambient music with interactive kid-friendly visuals. Between sets there we’ll be a “Spooky Cam” zone. Anyone in the zone will see a spooky image of themselves as a projection.
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Victoria Lundy has been playing theremin in the Denver experimental/underground scene since the 90s. She was a member of the avant garde Carbon Dioxide Orchestra, a founding member of Denver’s acclaimed nerd rock band The Inactivists and has appeared all of their 6 CDs and EP, and as a guest player live and in recordings with other artists. She has performed at the Denver Noise Festival, Westword Music Showcase with the Inactivists and at the Denver Post Underground Music Showcase as a guest of ambient project Pythian Whispers. Victoria has appeared at many venues in Denver as well as Boulder’s Dairy Center for the Performing Arts, DU Lamont School of Music, in the DCPA Complex as part of MakeMusicDenver 2016, demonstrated the theremin at the World Science Fiction Convention, and has given a presentation on electronic music for Denver.nerdnite.com. She has participated in the Concrete Mixer musique concrete series, and participated in the 2015 Denver Mini Maker Faire demonstrating the theremin. She also currently plays with the The Flux Crew Conduction Ensemble, (http://jadeane.com/blog/sun-06122016-1221) a twelve piece chamber ensemble that engages in real time collaborative composition. She released a solo recording, Miss American Vampire, on Halloween 2015. Currently, she’s concentrating on solo ambient work exploring the expressive qualities of the theremin.
Mark Mosher is an experimental artist from Boulder. His performances fuse the worlds of real-time sound & light synthesis to create cinematic electronic soundscapes with supporting visuals. In this show Mark will be presenting improvised sonic and visual portraits using original field recordings (audio/video) from around the world.
Mark has released 3 scifi inspired albums, 1 horror soundscape album, singles, remixes, and has a soundscape podcast called Sonic Encounters. Mark’s collaborations include (no)poem with Minnesota-based artist Darwin Grosse, A.I. Winter with Michael O’Bannon out of Atlanta , and The Carbon Dioxide Ensemble with Tom and Victoria Lundy out of Denver. Select venues where Mark has performed include Gates Concert Hall at the University of Denver, Electro-Music Festival NY, Electro-Music Festival in Asheville NC, Pacific Northwest Synthfest, Art Institute of Sunnyvale, Georgia Tech, Midwest Electro-Music Experience, The Microsoft Store, the grand opening of the University of Denver’s Performance Black Box and more.
Mark is an active member of the Denver/Boulder experimental scene and won Westword Magazine’s “Best Experimental Mix Denver 2014” for a concert he produced and performed in at the Dairy Center for the Performing Arts in Boulder. Mark won honorable mention in Westword’s “Best Visuals for Music Experience” in 2016. Mark is the founder and leader of the 490+ member strong Rocky Mountain Synthesizer meetup.
“Spook Cam” is a portable pop-up installation by Mark Mosher that uses live-camera input with visual synthesis to capture audience member’s images and project them in with a spooky colors and motion trails. Checkout some pictures and a brief video from Halloween 2015. The photo gallery also includes images from using this same synthesis technique being used in Mark’s live shows.