The 13th Annual San Francisco Electronic Music Festival is proud to offer five evenings of stimulating performances and installations by internationally recognized artists and musicians in the electronic music field. This year's lineup includes a wide array of electronic music pioneers, modern innovators, and emerging artists, ranging in diverse styles from tape manipulation, noise, sound sculpture, musique concrete, kinetic sound design, free improvisation, and pop music. The featured artists utilize instruments such as analog synthesizers, home-brewed electronics, acoustic instruments, and laptop patches.
SFEMF has invited a distinctive group of artists from across the field of electronic music, including internationally-renowned sound artist William Basinski, Cluster founder Dieter Moebius, local legends Negativwobblyland, electro-acoustic artist James Fei, drone artist Damion Romero, guitar and electronic works by Chuck Johnson, interdisciplinary sound artist Richard Lerman, New York's live soldering trio Loud Objects, and the amplified gongs of Machine Shop.
Calendar Listing WHAT: The San Francisco Electronic Music Festival WHEN: Wednesday, September 5 to Sunday, September 9, 2012
Wednesday September 5th 6-9 pm @ Million Fishes Gallery, 2501 Bryant Street, San Francisco SFEMF Exhibition Opening Matthew Goodheart, Dan Good, Floor Vahn Gallery hours: Friday-Sunday, September 7, 8, & 9 from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Thursday, September 6th @ SFMOMA, 151 Third Street, San Francisco SFMoMA opening reception in the sculpture garden at 6 pm 7pm Celebrating John Cage with works by sfSoundGroup, Guillermo Galindo, and more
Friday, September 7th 8pm @ Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street (at York), San Francisco William Basinski, Machine Shop, Damion Romero
Saturday, September 8th 8pm @ Brava Theater Dieter Moebius, Richard Lerman, Loud Objects, Cheryl Leonard
Sunday, September 9th 8pm @ Brava Theater Negativwobblyland, James Fei, Chuck Johnson
TICKETS: Tickets: $25 Patron/Premium; $16 General; $12 Student/Discount. SFMOMA tickets are $10 general, $7 for SFMOMA members, students, and seniors (includes museum admission prior to the 7 PM Concert) Million Fishes exhibition opening: Free Full festival pass: $45 Purchases online at Brown Paper Tickets at www.sfemf.org or at the door (cash only!)