Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Pictures from Pump!

The phog masheeen line up for the Pump Opening Night party. Left to right Eric Strauss, Mark Soden Jr., Dr. K, Shauna Toh, William Almas. Under the watchful eyes of Diego and Frida...

Our Set for the Pump Opening Night...With looming chandelier...

The stage for Club Bit Map. Eric Strauss of Skunk Puppet and Potar in the background.

William Almas setting up for Club Bit Map.

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Pump is on the horizon! Two phog masheeen events!

What is Pump you ask, a couple of weeks of sonic myrth and merriment all around downtown Long Beach! The particulars are included below.
Two phog masheeen events are included in the greater Pump event. You can see us Saturday 10-7-17 at the Packard Building from 5PM to 10PM. William Almas will be bringing the Retina Burning Visuals. We are doing a 20 minute set every hour. The venue will be packed (?) with performers in all the different rooms. It should be a really fun night!

The other phog masheeen event will be held at the east village arts park
The date is 10-15-17 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. This event with feature Circuit Benders with Beats. We seen this sort of thing in Long Beach before with Disco Noise and Club Bitmap. For this event we are returning to Club Bitmap! William Almas will be returning with his visual overdrive projections to round out this elegant production!

We will provide more info on Pump as it becomes available or just use the links below to check the web site. 

PUMP 2017: Multi-Sensory Arts Festival Comes to Long Beach This October

Long Beach, CAFLOOD, the artist group that brought SOUNDWALK to Long Beach for 10 years and recently inaugurated “soundpedro” at Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro, is pleased to announce PUMP (Public Urban Multi-Sensory Presentations). This arts festival, October 7–21, will highlight works by over 50 emerging and mid-career artists from throughout Southern California. Participants will not only see art, but they may hear, feel, smell and taste it as well. Works will be exhibited in spaces that range from storefront windows and a small park, to a former showroom for Packard automobiles that was built in 1926 and the massive interiors of what used to be an ice storage warehouse near the Port of Long Beach. All exhibitions and events related to PUMP are free and open to the public. Parking fees may apply for some locations. For more information visit and for accessibility questions, please email

PUMP will take place at the following locations: The Packard Building, IceHouse Arts Complex, The Collaborative, Pacific Court, Artist Co-Op Gallery, East Village Arts Park and Work Evolution Laboratories.

Featured artists will include: Ihab Ali / Deborah Aschheim / Beck and Col / Pablo Bert /  Terry Braunstein / Rob Brown / Faraday Cage / Cannibalistic Caterpillar / Rychard Cooper / Dirty Chaps / DREAM WALKER / Matthew Dumpit / Martin Espino / Patrick Faulk / Andy Fedak / Frau Fiber / Kiyomi Fukui / Mimi Haddon / Yoon Chung Han / Annette Heully / Karen Holden / Cathy Hsiao / Christine Hudson / Takeshi Kanemura / David Kelley / Bessie Kunath / Olga Lah / Rosalie M. Lรณpez / Sam Madeiros / Made of Hagop / Karena Massengill / Neil Mathis / Brittany Mojo / Michael Nannery / Jesse Nason / NewTown / Christine Nguyen / Margaret Noble / Tom Peters / phog masheeen / Gretchen Potts / Qrux / Radio Machine Magazine / Lauren Ruth / John Hillis Sanders / Conchi Sanford / Som Shankar / Johnny Shield / Angelica Sotiriou / Katie Stubblefield, Jennifer Gunlock & Hilary Norcliffe / Davy Sumner / Ting Zhang & Sahy Uhns aka Carl Madison Burgin / Toy Piano Cats with Steven Speciale / wikiGong.

For this festival, FLOOD is pleased to collaborate with Millworks and the Arts Council for Long Beach, IceHouse Arts Complex and the Long Beach Community Foundation. With additional support from Work Evolution Laboratories and the Port of Long Beach. After this year’s inaugural arts festival, PUMP will occur biennially.

The artist group, FLOOD has been working together on projects since 2003. FLOOD is interested in testing the limits of artistic expression through collaboration and experimentation within a variety of artistic genres. Current members of FLOOD are Kamran Assadi, Frauke von der Horst, Nick Dynice, Betsy Lohrer Hall, Sheriann Ki Sun Burnham, Victoria Bryan, Kay Erickson, Jon Cicchetti and Marco Schindelmann.


Sunday, July 16, 2017

Thanks to every one that came to the OC Fair!

A big thank you to all who attended the OC Fair show this year! We had a great time! Thanks for coming out to the fair!

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Phog Masheeen Returns to the OC Fair July 15th, 12:45 Plaza Stage. New video from William Almas!

Phog Masheeen Returns to the OC Fair July 15th, 12:45 Plaza Stage. Mark your calendar. It will be fun!

Here is the event page for our Fair day!

Here is the new Video from William Almas! It is epic! Soundtrack recorded by Ann De Jarnett, Christine Tasche, Tom Holland and produced by yours truely. It is Titled "Samson."

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Coming this Saturday! Soundpedro!


Soundpedro drops Saturday June 3rd at 5:00 pm. Fun and Free! A great line up! All your friends will be there...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

soundpedro, June 3rd, 5:00....FREE!

Look at this great line-up for Soundpedro! All you fans of SoundWalk come on down and check this out! It's FREE! phog masheeen large ensemble will be there!

Thursday, April 6, 2017

WVE9 an epic success! Next up, Soundpedro! Date set for next years Wonder Valley Experimental!

WVE9 was smooth as silk and was well received. Add to that the press support and you have a great year for the festival!

The date for WVE-X or Wonder Valley Experimental #10 is March 31, 2018.
If you want to perform, hit me up in December of 2017,

Next up is SoundPedro June 3rd at the Angels Gate cultural center. Look for more info on the SoundPedro event here

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

UB Radio Salon! Fantastic success! The Island of Alameda....

Our end of the tide pool that was the Chakra Chimp studio...

dAS with the "singing seashells"

Eric wrangling the laptop...

The Tactical Cornet in action...
Eric, Ninah and dAS

The last pay-phone in California seen at the beach in Alameda.
Here is the link to the archive of the show so that you may check it out on your own time....

Monday, January 16, 2017

Phog masheeen on UB Radio Salon this Sunday 1-22-17...

There is big excitement for Phog masheeen on UB Radio Salon this Sunday 1-22-17. The performance features Niah Pixie and dAS from Big City Orchestra and phog masheeen collaborating. The set is from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Pacific time. If you would prefer the time co-ordinates in Grenwich Mean Time, that is 1:00 to 3:00 AM Monday GMT.
There is a theme for this, "Inter Tidal Zone."
So if you know any Mollusks or are indeed a Mollusk. This set is for you. Tune on in!

UB Radio page...

Direct to DFM for the webcast...

Update: Here I am collecting field recordings at the tide pools...