Thursday, February 23, 2012


Electrogals Mix It Up at the Chapel

Nonsequitur presents Electrogals performing original electronic music on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 8:00 PM as part of the ongoing Wayward Music Series in the historic Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood; 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N (at 50th St.), 4th floor. $5 - $15 sliding scale donation (cash or check only) at the door. Info:, 206-789-1939.

Electrogals is a collective of women working in electronic music in various ways. This edition includes Christi Denton (Portland), Briana Marela (Olympia), and Heather Perkins (Portland) performing original recent works in a variety of electronic media.

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Friday, October 14, 2011


Electrogals Festival Day 5: Evening Concert!

TONIGHT - 8pm at Disjecta - is the first of our two evening concerts, and what a line-up! Heather Perkins, Briana Marela, Sylvia Hackathorn, Ayako Katoaka, Cheetah Finesse, Bonnie Miksch, Marisa Anderson and Tender Forever! Tickets are going fast, so get yours now.  (Photo of Tender Forever by Sarah Cass) 

Thursday, October 13, 2011


Electrogals Festival Day 4: Skirts in the Studio: A History of Women Pioneers of Electronic Music

It's day 4 and we're not slowing down! In addition to 6 hours of installations (12-6), tonight at 7 pm, Bonnie Miksch will lecture about the history of women in electronic music.  This lecture will trace the history of women contributors to the field of electronic music within the larger frame of twentieth-century technological developments and explorations in Europe and the United States.  (photo of Daphne Oram)

Wednesday, October 12, 2011


Electrogals Festival Day 3: How to be a be a Rock Star in 90 Minutes or Less!

It's day three and there's still plenty to do! Installations (including the listening room) open at noon and run until 6. And then, at 7pm, we've got a workshop called "How to be a Rock Star in 90 Minutes or Less: Writing Music on the iPad" taught by Electrogals co-producer Christi Denton. The Portland Mac Store has generously lent Electrogals 20 iPads for this hands on workshop, and participants will have some time to write and perform their own pieces in front of the rest of the workshop!

10/17/2011 addendum: The applications on the iPads during the workshop included:
  • GarageBand
  • Oblique Strategies (no longer available on in the Apple Store)
  • Monle
  • Bjork: Biophilia
  • Air
  • Audio Palette
  • Balls
  • Bebot
  • Bloom HD
  • Euphonics - Layered Synth
  • Igendyn
  • Instant Beat Player (no longer available on in the Apple Store)
  • Korg IMS-20
  • Sounddrop
  • SoundScope Video Theremin (no longer available on in the Apple Store)
  • SoundScope Space for iPad
  • Spoke Groove Machine
  • Trope
  • Midi Motion Machine
  • Cleartune Chromatic Tuner
  • TyroTuner
  • GuitarChords
  • Metronome
  • PocketGuitar
  • Pocket Shaker
  • Iorgel
  • Drum Kit
  • Dulcimer

Tuesday, October 11, 2011


Electrogals Festival Day 2: Installations, Composer-In-Residence, Natasha Kmeto, Ableton, and the Listening Room!

Today is day 2 of our festival and we're going strong! The entire festival takes place at Disjecta, and tickets are here.

The gallery will open at noon so that folks can check out the very very cool installations. We have pieces by Perri Lynch and Stephanie Loveless, and a listening room where you can listen to sound-art pieces submitted to us by amazing composers from all over the world. The listening stations are housed in vintage hair dryers (and look so cool!) In addition, (electrogals founder) Heather Perkins will be Composer-In-Residence from 3-6pm, and working on her song "Ernest Borgnine" as part of her 365.52.12 Project. The gallery will continue to be open the rest of the week (minus Heather): Installations can be viewed Tuesday - Thursday 12-6, and Friday and Saturday 12-5 (and it's free).
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Monday, October 10, 2011


Electrogals Festival Day 1: Stephanie Rearick, a Concert, and Timebanking!

Today is the opening day of our week-long festival, and we have some amazing stuff lined up for you throughout the week!  The entire festival takes place at Disjecta, and tickets are here.

Our opening event is tonight at 7pm, when Stephanie Rearick presents a lecture on timebanking followed by a mini-concert.

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Sunday, October 9, 2011


Meet Pamela Z - performing Sat., October 15 at Electrogals 2011: Gals Gone Wired!

Pamela Z is a composer/performer and media artist who makes solo works combining a wide range of vocal techniques with electronic processing, samples, gesture activated MIDI controllers, and video. She has toured extensively throughout the US, Europe, and Japan.
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