#68. Today’s Innovative Electroacoustic Music. Blevin Blectum Live in Appel in Haarlem. The program was recorded last januari 8th and focusses on new releases in innovative electro-acoustic music with interviews and live-performances of diverse composers and musicians. Guest was the Providence, USA based Bevin Kelley, better known as Blevin Blectum.
01. opening irradiances 22:54 – 27:00 02. blectum from blechdom ID 27:00 – 27:23 03. CEOABK mach II 27:23 – 32:34 04. dummydrummyrummy 32:34 – 35:59 05. cromis part 5, octagonally doctored 35:59 – 40:10 06. pathetic symphony radio variant – 40:10 – 45:58 07. snauses bite my toes while i sleep, i’m bleeding 45:58 – 46:19 08. florid harpsiflooridian 46:19 – 53:47 09. partially charmed erroneous eyries 53:47 – 55:38 10. kevyokyma 55:38 – 57:16 11. irradiated ending curie curated 57:16 – 58:51 Biography Bevin Kelley (Blevin Blectum) is a composer, sound designer, and electronic music/multimedia performer. Her work exists in radio plays, electronic toys, theater spaces, film/television scores, advertisements, clubs, concert halls, galleries, games, and headphones. She has released six critically acclaimed solo recordings on labels including Aagoo, Tigerbeat6, Estuary Lt.d, and Phthalo. With Kristin Grace Erickson (Kevin Blechdom) she received a top prize in Digital Music at Prix Ars Electronica (Austria) 2001, for the album ‘The Messy Jesse Fiesta’. She has toured extensively throughout the United States and Europe since 1998. Her work has been featured in Wire magazine (UK), Pitchfork, Time Out (New York/London), Art Forum, Vogue (Italy), and Rolling Stone. In 2013 she co-founded the theatrical electro-acoustic music/multimedia group ‘The Traveling Bubble Ensemble’ with Michael Kelley (Kelley Polar), violinist Elise Kuder, and designer Marjorie Gere.
Martijn Comes spoke to her about her influences, her academic background but foremost you can enjoy a 40-minute live performance.