After hearing Nick play with his band Zinc Nine Psychedelic, including Dave Ballou and Kevin Norton.
While listening to Mikel Rouse’s new album, the textures make me feel as though I have arrived on a new planet in a very interesting science fiction book, and amazingly I can understand the language.
Cotton, silk, cotton thread and floss, metallic thread and floss 10″x8″
Inspiration: Alva Noto. “Haliod Xerrox Copy 4.” 2007. Xerrox Vol. 1. Raster-Noton. | Length: 3:54 minutes; Musical Genre: Glitch
Static micro sounds with scattered glitchy golden tone bursts.
This is what most of my drawings start as- listening through fancy head phones, with my aural/visual response on a napkin which is my favorite drawing paper. I scan the napkin, clean up the image and colorize a multitude of color and texture choices in Photoshop, blow up the image to size I want to sew, print pattern and use as stencil to cut fabric for completed piece, hand embroider in place and VOILA- there it is
Zinc Nine Psychedelic is a trio dedicated to performing improvised music with traditional instruments and electronics. My experience of the free jazz style at this live performance resonated and took me on a most delicious aural journey!!!