New England Phonographers Union

Past performances

18 June 2013 Quadraphonic concert for World Listening Day: Headworks II, at the Waterworks Museum, Boston

21 June 2012 Outdoor summer solstice quadraphonic concert: Headworks Cycle, Nut Island Park at Nut Island MWRA headworks facility, Quincy MA 

25 March 2012 Quadraphonic concert to mark the closing of the 100 Years exhibition at the Boston University Art Gallery,  855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

10 September 2011 Quadraphonic concert of Sewage Treatment Plant cycle, Studio Soto, Fort Point, Boston

18 July 2011 Quadraphonic concert for World Listening Day, 12:30-2:00 p.m., at the Deer Island Sewage Treatment Plant, Winthrop MA

23 April 2011 Quadraphonic concert at the launch event for Sensate.   Massasoit Elks Lodge, 55 Bishop Richard Allen Dr., Cambridge

18 July 2010 Quadraphonic concert/listening session for World Listening Day, a global event sponsored by the World Listening Project in Chicago, 12 Farnsworth St., Boston

28 April 2010 International Noise Awareness Day Concert, Mobius, 725 Harrison Ave., Boston

21 March 2010 Buoy Gallery, Kittery, Maine

18 December 2009 Concert for Art Without Borders, at The Democracy Center, 45 Mt Auburn St, Harvard Square, Cambridge

6 November 2009 Concert for Art Without Borders, at The Democracy Center, 45 Mt Auburn St, Harvard Square, Cambridge

9 October 2009 A 10-channel/quintuple stereo performance at Studio Soto, as a part of Das Kleine Field Recordings Festival.

23 April 2009 Contributed original sound work to A Media Archaeology of Boston, a one-night sound, film and video exhibition that presents an excavation of this city’s spaces through a montage of short films, photographs, diagrams, and soundscapes recorded in the larger metropolitan area, exploring different modes of urban representation across history and various media.  Presented as part of Cambridge Talks III: Mediated Space, a two-day annual symposium on critical themes in architectural discourse and urban studies at organized by the PhD Program in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning at Harvard University, at Harvard’s Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts.

11 December 2008 at Axiom, a Gallery for New and Experimental Media. View videos from the performance (and special thanks to Ariel Rejman for making these videos possible):

  • The Union presents a live investigation of the sound environment in and around Axiom’s locale including the adjacent subway (MBTA) station. This is an edited version of the hour+ performance. Watch (9 min 18 sec)
  • Presented here in its entirety, a performance of edited sound sequences that each member presents in a specific order and then sources during an ensemble improvisation. Watch (10 min 55 sec)

23 August 2008 at Mobius, Boston’s Artist-Run Center for Experimental Works. Listen to audio excerpts from that performance:

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