Saturday, January 6, 2018

Artwork for Leave Them All Behind Festival 2018 in Japan

Here are some paintings I did for Leave Them All Behind 2018 (Daymare Japan). You can see the shirt and info on the festival here: https://twitter.com/daymarerec

I made these on black and grey papers using gesso, white charcoal and litho crayons







My 2017 year end list for Scene Point Blank

Faith Coloccia (Mamiffer/Mára/Barnett + Coloccia/SIGE Records)

 
 

1. What are your top five albums that were released in 2017? (In order 1-5)

Music:
  • Ryuchi Sakamoto - Async
  • B.J Nilssen - Massiff
  • Mary Jane Leach - Pipe Dreams
  • Ryo Murakami - Esto
  • Aine O'Dwyer
  • Lungfish - Sound in Time
  • The Caretaker
  • Leland Kerby
  • Terry Riley - Les Yeux Fermes
  • Jon Mueller
  • Phil Elvirum live
  • Endon - Through the Mirror
  • Daniel Menche - Sleeper
  • Nordra - s/t
  • SUMAC practicing/writing/recording at my home
Art:
  • Kelly Akashi
  • Postcommodity
  • Gilda Davidian
  • Akina Cox
  • Giséle Vienne
  • Paulo Gonzales
  • Candice Lin
Drawing/comics:
  • Travis Rommereim
  • Sarah Ferrick

2. What band did you discover in 2017 (can be a brand new band or an older band) that had an impact on your life? What made them significant?

Ryuchi Sakamoto and The Caretaker

3. How will you remember 2017? (In terms of music)

Music is equated with saying no to performing live shows because I wanted to stay home with my newborn baby!

4. What can we look forward to from you in 2018?

Records I will have out in 2018:
  • Mára - Silver Disc CS (SIGE)
  • Barnett + Coloccia LP/CS - VLF (SIGE)
  • Mamiffer 2xLP - The Brilliant Tabernacle
  • and a few collaborations. (maybe)
Sige records will be releasing:
  • Black Spirituals - Black Access/Black Axes
  • William Fowler Collins - Field Music
  • Nordra - Pylon ll
  • SUMAC - Live on WFMU
  • Mára - Silver Disc
  • Barnett + Coloccia - VLF

5. What records are you looking forward to most in 2018?

  • Black Spirituals
  • Zachary James Watkins
  • Marshall Trammell
  • Sumac
  • William Fowler Collins
  • Nordra
  • Aaron Turner solo music
  • Philip Jeck

6. For most, 2017 will be remembered as a year of political and social conflict. How does that cultural atmosphere influence your own music or artistic life?

It gives me a stronger belief in and dedication to community, love, underground communication, bonding, supporting creativity, and valuing that which makes life good and worth living.

Design work for 4-way split (House of Low Culture, Daniel menche, EMS, Caustic Touch)

Here is the design I made using Daniel Mench's photographs for the new 4 way split LP: House of Low Culture, Daniel Menche, EMS and Caustic Touch, on Accident Prone Records.
You can now get the LP and CS at the SIGE Records Store: sige.bigcartel.com 






 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

New paintings

Here are some of my new paintings from this Summer and Fall, I finally had time to put the images of them up here. You can also see them at ACME Gallery in Anacortes WA until the end of January. Some of them are available at the SIGE Records store. I made them with salt underpaintings, lamp black pigment, paint made with ashes, and ashes. 











Mamiffer video by Daniel Menche


MAMIFFER - Recordings for Lilac III from Daniel Menche on Vimeo.