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Ep 59 Alan Nakagawa & David Bell: The People

 

On this episode our guests are Alan Nakagawa & David Bell. Alan Nakagawa would describe himself as a sound artist and he is definitely a multidisciplinary artist, who lives and works in Los Angeles. David Bell is a spaceship operator and a coming back around to the idea of being published again writer after taking a while off. He founded and currently operates the spaceship/gallery Visitor Welcome Center in Koreatown here in Los Angeles.

Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller, and we go out with a song by Joel Kyack aka Holly Body off his newly released album Chill Police EP. You can find the album for free or pay-what-you-like on bandcamp. And the name of the song is Small Things

Written by Mathew Timmons — February 17, 2018

Ep 58 Matt Siegle & Ian James: The People

On this episode our guests are Matt Siegle & Ian James. Matt Siegle lives and works in his 2005 Subaru Outback which travels around Los Angeles. Ian James lives and works in his studio in Chinatown, Los Angeles.

Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller, and we go out with a song from LA band Free Bleed, which is Jen Hutton and Kat Dohan, off their album EP. You can find more of their music on bandcamp and on SoundCloud @freebleedband and the name of the song is LA River

Written by Mathew Timmons — January 20, 2018

Ep 57 John Knuth & Rachel Mason: The People

On this episode our guests are John Knuth & Rachel Mason. John Knuth is an artist in Los Angeles. He started a gallery in the iconic Los Angeles bookstore, Circus of Books, which was run by Rachel Mason’s parents. He also founded Circus Gallery in 2007 which operated through 2010. Rachel Mason is an artist, song writer, filmmaker and performer. She often performs as the character future clown.

Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller, and we go out with a song from LA band Traffic Cult, which is Dan Delboy and Matt Normand. You can find more of there tunes on bandcamp. The name of the track is Windsor Tunnel.

Written by Mathew Timmons — December 16, 2017

Ep 56 Joel Kyack & Lisa Anne Auerbach: The People

On this episode our guests are Joel Kyack and Lisa Anne Auerbach. Joel Kyack is an interdisciplinary artist and art educator who lives and works in Los Angeles. Lisa Anne Auerbach is also an LA based interdisciplinary artist and educator. She founded The Meow, an art space in the Mt. Washington neighborhood of Los Angeles.
 
Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller, and we go out with a song from Joel Kyack’s new project called AGING. And the name of the track is … Ifthe

Written by Mathew Timmons — November 18, 2017

Ep 55 Michael Carter & Victoria Prinz: The People

 

On this episode our guests are Michael Carter and Victoria Prinz. Michael Carter is an artist who lives and works in Los Angeles. Victoria Prinz is a student of Theosophy: An area of study concerning the knowledge of the mysteries of life and nature, the nature of divinity, and the origin and purpose of the universe.

Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller, and we go out with a song from Los Angeles band Moaning. They have a new album coming out soon on Sub Pop records so keep an eye out for that and check em out on SubPop.com ... and the name of the track is … The Same

Written by Mathew Timmons — October 15, 2017

Ep 54 David Shook & Pablo Jofré: The People

 

On this episode our guests are David Shook and Pablo Jofré. David Shook is a very handsome poet, translator and publisher from beautiful Los Angeles, California. Pablo Jofré es Chileno y es poeta, periodista, traductor y él vive en Berlin. His new book Abecedary, translated by David Shook, is just out from Insert Blanc Press.

Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller, and we go out with a song from Los Angeles band The Tissues off their new album Veil just released last month. You can find more of their music on bandcamp and the name of the track is … Red Light.

 

Written by Mathew Timmons — October 15, 2017

Ep 53 EJ Hill & Dylan Mira: The People

 

On this episode our guests are EJ Hill and Dylan Mira. EJ Hill is an artist from South Central Los Angeles. Dylan Mira is an artist who lives in Los Angeles and grew up between the midwestern United States and East Asia.

Our theme music as always is Ocfif by Lewis Keller and we go out with a song from Los Angeles band Fuck You Pay Us aka FUPU. You can find more of their music on bandcamp at fuckupayus.bandcamp. com and the name of the track is Spiritual Warfare.

Written by Mathew Timmons — July 15, 2017

Ep 52 Michael Smoler & Mitch Temple: The People

On this episode our guests are Michael Smoler and Mitch Temple. Michael Smoler is the director of the Los Angeles gallery Blum & Poe in Culver City. He is a practicing poet and collage artist who also founded the gallery High Energy Constructs in 2005 which was a performance and exhibition venue in Chinatown, LA. Mitch Temple is a visual artist and filmmaker currently based in Los Angeles. He founded the arts non-profit Root Division while getting his MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute.

In a new installment of Notes from the People we dip back into the Machine Project Archive to hear from poet Rebecca Wolff reading from her book One Morning published by Wave Press in 2015. You should pick up a copy over at WavePoetry.com This recording is from the Mystery Theater at Machine Project on March 3rd, 2015 - and you can find out more about Machine Project at MachineProject.com

Our theme music as always is Ocfif by Lewis Keller. We go out with a song slash audio collage from Los Angeles musician Jeremy Kennedy. You can find more of his work on bandcamp at fmsmprc.bandcamp.com He’s also editor and publisher of Rebel Hands Press and you should check out what he gets up to over there at RebelHandsPress.com We serve up an audio digestif from studio table blue, and the name of the track is … Let them eat Paste

Written by Mathew Timmons — June 16, 2017

Ep 51 Hailey Loman & Kim Zumpfe: The People

 

On this episode our guests are Hailey Loman and Kim Zumpfe. Hailey Loman is an artist in Los Angeles who works in performance and sculpture. She is the director and co-founder of LACA which is an acronym for Los Angeles Contemporary Archive. Kim Zumpfe is an artist, teacher and writer in Los Angeles. Her installation work often deals with architecture and how bodies move through spaces.

Our theme music as always is Ocfif by Lewis Keller and we go out with a song from Los Angeles band Plus True Light. You can find their music on BandCamp and SoundCloud @plustruelight . And the name of the song is “20:43”

Written by Mathew Timmons — May 21, 2017

Ep 50 Pilar Tompkins Rivas & Shagha Ariannia: The People

 

On this episode our guests are Pilar Tompkins Rivas and Shagha Ariannia. Pilar Tompkins Rivas is a curator and longtime resident of Los Angeles and the director of the Vincent Price Art Museum in East Los Angeles. She is currently working on two exhibitions opening at LACMA for the Pacific Standard Time LA/LA series, Home So Different So Appealing and A Universal History of Infamy. Shagha Ariannia is an artist originally from Iran who has lived and worked in Los Angeles since 2001. Her show Who Sings the Nation State? Is currently up at the Vincent Price Art Museum until June 10th 2017.

In a new edition of Notes from The People we’re dipping back into the Machine Project Archive. You can find out more about Machine Project at machineproject.com. We're going to hear from New York writer Corina Copp. Do yourself a favor and go pick up a copy of her book The Green Ray from Ugly Duckling Presse. This recording is from the Mystery Theater at Machine Project on April 4th, 2015.

Our theme music as always is Ocfif by Lewis Keller and we go out with a song from Los Angeles band Very Be Careful off their 2012 album "Remember Me From The Party?" They are a really great band and you can easily download their music online (and you should), but you really should go see them live if you have a chance. And the name of the song is “Cumbia de Valledupar"

Written by Mathew Timmons — April 15, 2017