JEFF WITSCHER (vs)
"Jeff Witscher was born in 1983 in Long Beach, California and currently manages his own cleaning company Vincent's Expert Cleaners in Portland, OR. He has recorded under a few different names, RENE HELL perhaps being the most known. He is an avid chess player & spends most of his time working, cleaning & reading. He focuses on making sound composition with his computer, merging organic field recordings with computer generated synthesis, attempting strong narratives for his live performances. Recent solo recordings include Bifurcating a Resounding No!, 2014; Meclu, 2013; Vanilla Call Option, 2013."
ERIC ANTHONY FRYE (vs)
"Exploring non-orientable sonic surfaces, Eric Frye operates between the disciplinary boundaries of sound, philosophy, linguistics, and mathematics. His live performances and installations are focused towards a recalibrated layering of multi-channel diffusions. Simultaneously dissociative and palpable, Frye’s compositions activate an interplay between material and immaterial. His latest recording, Some Consequences of Four Incapacities, was released in November 2015 by Portland-based imprint, Salon. In addition to curating the series Exploring Compositional Epistemologies, which included an installation by Florian Hecker, he has worked with several notable thinkers and researchers including Fernando Zalamea, Andrée Ehresmann, Simone Niquille, and Andrei Rodin. He has forthcoming albums on Cejero, Sympathy Limited and Anòmia."
LIEVEN MARTENS MOANA
"Lieven Martens Moana (formerly Dolphins Into The Future) is seeking for a thorough aestheticism of the impression. Using analog and digital recording techniques, he creates a form of music that refers to both ethnomusicology and sound art or modern classical composition. Resulting in a very contemporary dialect, live usually amplified by lectures and slide projections. Presentation of "Idylls", a new LP for Pacific City Sound Visions (USA), with live visual animations by Wietske Van Gils."