George Jensen w/guest Medina/Walsh – Jocund
Thursday, April 13 2017
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Jocund is an outlet for George Jensen. George Jensen is an artist based in Los Angeles, CA. His field recording work is captured and performed in quadraphonic, most recently at Dallas Ambient Music Night (DAMN) in October 2015, where he debuted Field Recordings at Partington Cove. As part of the new age duo Sneaky Snake, Jensen participated in Knowledges at Mount Wilson Observatory, performing a 3-hour quadraphonic piece during a public viewing of Saturn through the 60-ft telescope. During Dublab’s Tonalism in August 2014, Jensen and his musical collaborator Tim Phillips performed a sunrise quad set as Phillips & Jensen, and Phillips & Jensen’s cassette Patra was recently released through Austin’s Holodeck Records. Jensen has experimented with his own Line 6 sound system at private events in Highland Park, and performed Field Recordings At Partington Cove with Wind Chime at Tonalism 2015.
Medina/Walsh explore the intersection between contemporary folk, drone, ambient, noise, and electronic music. The duo is a paradox unto itself: Medina, a self taught finger-style guitarist and Walsh, a sound artist, synth guru, and classically trained composer. Their compositions reflect this dichotomy in style as well as sound, gentle serenity often leads to jarring dystopia with Medina switching between acoustic and electric instrumentation.
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