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displays of public abandonment . concurrent transgressions and turntable deconstructions . recordings of failed communication and decomposed transmission . archival reconstructionism
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[10 October 2015] KARAWANE . Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center . Silver Spring MD USA
JS Adams [ loops . electronics . megaphone . mix . images ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ]
PD Sexton [ digital contributor ] . Jeff Barsky [ guitar . effects ] . Hugo Ball [ Karawane, 1916 ]
Thanks : Steve Sanford [ live recordings ] . Chris Videll [ images ] . Jeff Surak + Sonic Circuits
David Armes + K. Craig [ Little Crackd Rabbit ] . Guillermo Pizarro [ digital contributor ]
Daniel Barbiero [ double bass ] . James L. Roth [ keyboards ]
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[26 June 2015] WHAT WE DO . Satellite installation site . 1700 L Street NW . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . electronics ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . Bernard Welt [ narration ]
Thanks : Hemphill Fine Arts . Colby Caldwell + Revolve . Workingman Collective [ image ]
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[06 June 2015] INTONARUMORI . Queering Sound 15 . Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center . Silver Spring MD USA
JS Adams [ loops . electronics . tapes . Soundcloud phone app + download . megaphone ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . Soundcloud phone app + download . effects ]
Thanks : Jeff Surak + Sonic Circuits . Thierry Moreau Graphiste [ image ]
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[31 May 2014] WHITMAN UNWOUND . Queering Sound 14 . Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center . Silver Spring MD USA
JS Adams [ loops . electronics . mix . narration . megaphone ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . Renee Shaw [ live video mix ]
Jeff Barsky [ guitar . effects ] . Dan Vera [ narration ] . Niki Herd [ narration ] . Paul Moon + Stana Benesova Kimball [ video ] . Keith Sinzinger [ electronic lunch box ] . Walt Whitman [ The Wound Dresser, 1865 ]
Thanks : Steve Sanford [ live recording ] . Dan Vera [ image ] . Jeff Surak + Sonic Circuits
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[24 May 2014] ESCALATORS BECOME STAIRS . Queering Sound 14 . Dupont Metro Station . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ Morse Code . loops . effects . megaphone ] . Mark Beazley [ bass; percussion . mastering ] . James L. Roth [ MIDI piano transcription ] . Paul Moon + Stana Benesova Kimball [ video ] . Amber Leigh . James June Schneider . Sound Dogs . Cory O'Bryan . The Washington Post . [ field recordings ] . Keith Sinzinger [ electronic lunch box ] . Walt Whitman [ The Wound Dresser, 1865 ]
Performers : Jeff Barsky . Amber Leigh . Joseph Dress . Jim Slattery . Ethan Hase . Keith Sinzinger . JS Adams
Thanks: WMATA [ "We have been stopped" ] . Jeff Surak + Sonic Circuits . Steve Sanford [ live 31 May 2014 recording ]
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[09 November 2013] THREE SEMAPHORES FOR HISTORIC MISSTEPS + UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES ... OFTEN CITED BUT RARELY DEFINED . Electronica Fest 2013 . National Electronics Museum . Linthicum MD USA
JS Adams [ loops . electronics . prepared vinyl . turntables . mix ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . PD Sexton [ electronics . bass . piano . field recordings ] . Renee Shaw [ live video mix ]
Thanks : Steve Sanford [ live recording ] . WEWILLKILLTV [ video ] . Dave Vosh . BaltimoreSDIYGroup . National Electronics Museum
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[01 June 2013] Fin de Siécle . Queering Sound 13 . Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center . Silver Spring MD USA
JS Adams [ loops . electronics . prepared vinyl . turntables . mix ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . PD Sexton [ electronics . bass . effects ] . Renee Shaw [ live video mix ] . Bernard Welt [ narration ]
Thanks : Chris Videll [ live audio recording . source material ] . Michael Denny [ source material ] . Chester Hawkins [ photography ]
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[02 June 2012] Red-Rag + Pink-Flag . Queering Sound 12 . Atlas Performing Arts Center . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . electronics . prepared vinyl . turntables ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . PD Sexton [ electronics . bass . effects ] . Renee Shaw [ live video mix ] . Bryin Dall [ guitar . machete . effects ]
Thanks : Chester Hawkins [ photography ] . Jeff Surak [ video recording ]
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[11 June 2011] No More Songs . Queering Sound 11 . Artisphere Dome Theatre . Arlington VA USA
JS Adams [ loops . electronics . prepared vinyl . turntables ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . PD Sexton [ electronics . bass . effects ] . Renee Shaw [ live video mix ] . Mark Beazley [ bass . effects ]
Thanks : Chris Videll [ live recording ] . Chester Hawkins [ photography ] . Jeff Surak
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[23 September 2010] Watch Me Pull a Rabbit Outta Your Name . Sonic Circuits . Pyramid Atlantic . Silver Spring MD USA
JS Adams [ turntables . prepared vinyl . loops ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects . video documentation ] . PD Sexton [ source electronics ] . Renee Shaw [ live video mix ] . Jeffrey Martin [ photography ]
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[05 June 2010] a line drawn through ice . Queering Sound 10 . Pyramid Atlantic . Silver Spring MD USA
JS Adams [ turntables . prepared vinyl . loops ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects . video documentation ] . PD Sexton [ bass . effects . source electronics ] . Renee Shaw [ live video mix ] . Mark L Beazley [ digital mastering ] . Joseph Dress + Mark Olson [ tech ] . Ruth Trevarrow [ stage manager ] . Chester Hawkins [ sound . photography ] . Steve Stanford [ audio documentation ]
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[27 December 2009] VLT_BLK : 8D38C9_000000_E67_40_0076_AMECO . Sonic Circuits . Pyramid Atlantic . Silver Spring MD USA
JS Adams [ turntables . prepared vinyl ] . Jeff Surak [ turntables . prepared vinyl ]
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[24 July 2009] le reve d'or de la transparence des animaux + chalkboard slung low among branches + overdrift utah + portmanteau _ eaten through . Capital Fringe Festival . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ turntables . prepared vinyl . loops ] . Doug Poplin [ cello + effects ] . PD Sexton [ source electronics ] . Mark Beazley [ source recordings ] . Joseph Dress [ video ] . Timothy Vollmer [ photograpy ] . Denmon Anderson [ curator ]
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[18 July 2009] ldwr _ monostatic discharge mix . Access Reproductive Rights Benefit Concert . The Lighthouse . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ turntables . prepared vinyl . loops ] . Doug Poplin [ source recordings ] . PD Sexton [ source recordings ] . Justin Watson [ source recordings ] . Zach Mason [ curator ] . Layne Garrett [ space ]
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[06 June 2009] le reve d'or de la transparence des animaux + chalkboard slung low among branches + les noir mites + portmanteau _ eaten through . Queering Sound 09 . Silver Spring MD USA
JS Adams [ turntables . prepared vinyl . loops ] . Doug Poplin [ cello + effects ] . PD Sexton [ source electronics ] . Renee Shaw [ live video mix ] . Joseph Dress [ tech ] . Chester Hawkins [ photograpy ]
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[30 May 2009] problem one + le reve d'or de la transparence des animaux + ...c'est le bruit des chiens d'enterrer les os dans le cadre de la mer du nord + portmanteux _ eaten through . Sonic Circuits Showcase . Artomatic 2009 . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ turntables . prepared vinyl . loops ] . Renee Shaw [ live video mix ] . PD Sexton [ source electronics ] . Doug Poplin [ field recordings ] . Joseph Dress [ tech ] . David King [ photograpy ] . Many thanks to Jeff Surak [ festival curator ]
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[13 May 2009] VLT_BLK : a momentary infraction + multiple turntable interaction . Electric Possible . Washington DC USA
Jeff Surak [turntables . prepared vinyl . effects ] . JS Adams [ turntables . prepared vinyl ] . Joseph Dress [ tech ] . Chester Hawkins [ photograpy ] . Many thanks to Jeff Bogato [ curator ]
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[05 September 2004] burn_the fourteenth fire . Electric Possible . George Washington University . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . live electronics . turntables ] . RH Bear [ bass . effects ] . Joseph Dress [ voice synthesis ] . Many thanks to Jeff Bagato [ promotion ] and Derek Morton [ photographs ]

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[27 November 2004] tarnished + left after . Artomatic . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . live electronics . turntables ] . Joseph Dress [ tech . voice synthesis . photographs ] . Many thanks to Mike Clayberg [ booking ] and to the broken metronome found in the trash outside a Foggy Bottom townhouse for disruptive tempo and timekeeping [ syncopated rhythm . echo dislocation ]

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[01 May 2005] in advance of emotional burden . Electric Possible . George Washington University . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . live electronics . turntables ] . Joseph Dress [ tech . voice synthesis . photographs ] . Many thanks to Jeff Bagato [ promotion ]

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[04 June 2005] emotional burden . Queering Sound 05 . Warehouse Next Door . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . live electronics . turntables ] . RH Bear [ bass . effects ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . Joseph Dress [ tech ] . Toshio Mana [ tech . audio ]

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[04 June 2005] (a)ware + (b)ware . invisible soundtrack . Queering Sound 05 . Warehouse Next Door . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ turntable ] . RH Bear [ bass . effects ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . Joseph Dress [ tech . video projection ] . Toshio Mana [ tech . audio ]

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[25 July 2005] like nails through the ether . bridges down + burning . leave me where i am i'm only sleeping . Library of Congress . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ turntables . loops ] . RH Bear [ bass . effects ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . Many thanks to Bryan Cornell - Association of Recorded Sound Collections [ promotion ] . Jeff Bagato . Joseph Dress . Frances May Morgan . Mark Beazley . Paul Kimberly

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[17 September 2005] the seventeenth periodicum . the wind + the wolf . 13th Annual Arts on Foot Festival . Warehouse Theater . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ turntables . loops . staging . effects ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . Joseph Dress [ tech ] . Many thanks to Molly Ruppert + Paul Ruppert [ Warehouse ] . Richard Harrington [ Washington Post ]
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[20 November 2005] japan on her back : japan on his back . Warehouse Next Door . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ turntables . loops . text ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . Joseph Dress [ tech ] . an audio translocation of caustic drone . Kyu Sakamoto . broadcast interference . Taste of Honey . magnetic polarities . gender dysphasia . Mount Fuji . Takao Doi . and Japanese bell crickets . Many thanks to Ruth Trevarrow + Richard Kightlinger [ Hey Is That a Boy or a Girl? Artists Look at Gender exhibition curators ] . Greg Marzullo [ Washington Blade ]
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[10 April 2006] run_ties that bind : run_explode manual : Collective Unconscious . New York NY USA
JS Adams [ loops . text . vinyl ] . RH Bear [ bass . effects ] . an audio dislocation and decontruction program of the traditional . Many thanks to Ethan Shoshan [ curator . video ] and MixNYC.org
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[01 June 2006] broken + reset. Ellipse Arts Center . Arlington VA USA
JS Adams [ loops . effects . remix ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . Crawford Blair [ source material ] . Joseph Dress [ tech ] . an audio reclamation of the Nowhereians track stopwatch is broken . Many thanks to Jeff Bagato [ promotion ]
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[10 June 2006] piney floss : echo + decay . Queering Sound 06 . Warehouse Next Door . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . text . vinyl . video concept ] . RH Bear [ bass . effects ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . Paul Kimberly [ video source ] . Joseph Stansby [ video effects ] . Nick Lopata [ video transfer ] . Joseph Dress [ tech ]
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[16 August 2006] rehearsals for the expansion of language . 14th Annual Arts on Foot Festival . Warehouse Theater . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . turntables ] . VJ Poppins [ video ] . Joseph Dress + Melissa Mullins [ tech ] . Freesound Project [ source material ]
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[05 October 2006] the expansion of language . Sonic Circuits DC . Warehouse Next Door . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . turntables . effects ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . VJ Poppins [ video ] . Joseph Dress + Melissa Mullins [ tech ] . Freesound Project [ source material ] . American Composers Forum : DC Chapter [ thanks ]
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[29 October 2006] map ref _ audio relocations . Born Again Dada . District of Columbia Arts Center . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . turntables . effects ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects . digital contributor ] . Joseph Dress [ tech ] . Freesound Project [ source material ] . Dee Snyder . JD Smith . Eigenvalues . B Stanley + the staff of DCAC [ thanks ]
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[07 April 2007] duets . Warehouse Next Door . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . vinyl ] . VJ Poppins [ live video mix ] . Joseph Dress + Melissa Mullins [ tech ] . Edison Woods . Violet . Matterlink . Janel and Anthony [ thanks ]
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[02 June 2007] dislocation_climb . Queering Sound 07 . Warehouse Next Door . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . vinyl ] . PD Sexton [ bass . effects ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . VJ Poppins [ live video mix ] . Joseph Dress + Melissa Mullins [ tech ]
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[15 September 2007] trial run_long division with remainders . DC Sonic Circuits + Arts on Foot . Warehouse Second Stage . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . turntables . vinyl ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . VJ Poppins [ live video mix ] . Joseph Dress + Melissa Mullins [ tech ] . Long Division with Remainders [ source materials ] . Jeff Surak + American Composers Forum + Warehouse [ thanks ]
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[06 April 2008] long division with disasters . Electric Possible . George Washington University . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . turntables . vinyl ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . PD Sexton [ loops . bass . effects ] . Joseph Dress [ tech . photos ] . Long Division with Remainders [ source materials ] . Jeff Bagato + ML Beazley [ thanks ]
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[11 April 2008] ritual action + silent evocation . End of Nature . Warehouse Second Stage . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ turntables . vinyl . effects ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . Joseph Dress [ tech ] . Igor Stravinsky + Rachel Carson [ source materials ] . Ruth Trevarrow + Thomas Drymon [ thanks ]
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[29 May 2008] an evening of spoken word _ audio art _ photography . Big Bear Cafe . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ turntable . prepared vinyl . loops ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . Bernard Welt [ text ] . Colby Caldwell [ projections ]
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[07 June 2008] amnesia + boxcars fell on alabama + 44 disasters + a winter star collapses in upon itself . Queering Sound 08 . Warehouse Second Stage . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ turntables . prepared vinyl . loops ] . Doug Poplin [ cello . effects ] . PD Sexton [ bass . effects ] . VJ Poppins [ live video mix ] . Joseph Dress [ tech ]
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[13 July 2008] VLT_BLK : relocation + evaporation . Sonic Circuits Benefit Performance . Pyramid Atlantic . Silver Spring MD USA
JS Adams [ turntables . prepared vinyl . loops ] . Jeff Surak [ turntables . prepared vinyl . aluminum foil . hacksaw . effects ] . Chester Hawkins [ video excerpt ]
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[13 September 2008] man u fac tured doc u men ta tion + forced field re cord ings . Arts on Foot . Warehouse Second Stage . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ turntables . prepared vinyl . loops ] . Doug Poplin [ field documentation ] . Renee Shaw [ live video mix ]
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[05 + 06 June 2004] fahrenheit . Queering Sound 04 . District of Columbia Arts Center . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . live electronics . turntables . visuals ] . Doug Poplin [ cello ] . RH Bear [ bass . effects ] . Phil Locke [ disc ] . Joseph Dress [ tech . video . voice synthesis ]

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[29 September 2008] problem one + valve languere + raede lactid + salt water coughing + the sloths of war . Sonic Circuits 2008 . Silver Spring MD USA
JS Adams [ turntables . prepared vinyl . loops ] . Doug Poplin [ cello + effects ] . PD Sexton [ source electronics ] . Renee Shaw [ live video mix ] . Joseph Dress [ video excerpt ] . Thomas Ekelund [ photograpy ] . Many thanks to Jeff Surak [ festival curator ]
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[21 May 2004] 2.4.6.fahr.5.1 . ArtRomp 16 . Warehouse Theater + Gallery . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . live electronics . turntables . visuals ] . Joseph Dress [ tech . video . voice synthesis ] . Many thanks to Molly Ruppert [ promotion ]

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[01 November 2003] the dogs of war stripped bare by her bachelors . Propaganda of War . Warehouse Theater + Gallery . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . live electronics . turntables . visuals ] . Doug Poplin [ cello ] . Joseph Dress [ tech . video . voice synthesis ] . Many thanks to Jeff Zimmer . Scott Brooks . and Richard Knightlinger [ exhibition curators ]

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[31 May + 01 June 2003] mpala the glass the eye-tooth trara . Queering Sound 03 . District of Columbia Arts Center . Washington DC USA
JS Adams [ loops . live electronics . turntables . visuals ] . Doug Poplin [ cello ] . Peter Moffett [ bowed cymbal ] . Richard Huelsenbeck [ text ] . Joseph Dress [ tech ] . John Nick Pull [ video ]

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