May 17, INTERFACE: IN YOUR FACE, at Uncanny Valley. 147 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY A satellite event of Creative Tech Week NY. This performance will consist of artists who created their own interfaces for performing music. A stellar lineup featuring Leon Gruenbaum on Samchillian, Levy Lorenzo, Smomid and Ken Butler. Not to be misssed!! Free event
May 12, The Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth, NY Smomid will play a set at this Creative Tech Week, New York event. It will feature several other artists that utilize new technologies in music. More info comint soon. Sponsored by Harvest Works.
May 11, Smomid Thursday Night Residency at Nha Minh. Nha Minh, 485 Morgan Ave. Brooklyn NY 11222 7-9 PM. Free
May 4, Smomid Thursday Night Residency at Nha Minh. Nha Minh, 485 Morgan Ave. Brooklyn NY 11222 7-9 PM. Free
April 27, Smomid Thursday Night Residency at Nha Minh. Nha Minh, 485 Morgan Ave. Brooklyn NY 11222 7-9 PM. Free
April 26, The GPS featuring Paula Henderson and Dorothea Tachler, Smomid, TROOST, 1011 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn NY. 8 PM-10:30 Smomid plays a solo set at 8 PM followed by Paula Henderson and Dorothea Tachler, EWI plus electronics duo.
April 20, Smomid Thursday Night Residency at Nha Minh. Nha Minh, 485 Morgan Ave. Brooklyn NY 11222 7-9 PM. Free Smomid is starting up a new Thursday night regular gig at this amazing restaurant. Come to eat, drink and get carried away to the outer realms of sound and light exploration every thursday.
March 22,The GPS featuring Paula Henderson and Dorothea Tachler, Smomid, TROOST, 1011 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn NY. 8 PM-10:30 Smomid plays a solo set at 8 PM followed by Paula Henderson and Dorothea Tachler, EWI plus electronics duo.
March 18,Windows 23 Equinox Salon, 23 Windows, 41 Belvidere Street, Bushwick, Brooklyn 11206. 9 PM- late. Smomid plus a lot of other performers, DJs, and visualists to bring in Spring. Here's the full lineup: Chris Jordan, Corset Lore, Hisayasu Takashio and Kelvin Daly, Kenya (Lukewarm), Miah Artola, Patrick Todd, Plan23, Project Kandata, Smomid.
March 5, Noise Lab, Brooklyn, NY. Playing a solo Smomid set. This is a new series taking place at Secret Project Robot. Visit the Smomid Facebook Page for show times, address and venue info. $10 Suggested Donation
February 25,Electroacoustic Improvisation Summit, New York City College of Technology, Voorhees Theater, 186 Jay Street Brooklyn NY. I will be participating in this exciting event, and premiering a piece called "Archeon Era," a movement from a larger work called "Earth." The other performers who are participating in this event sounde really interesting. And it is also taking place on Friday February 24. Also it is a free concert but a $10 donation is suggested.
February 4, Silence Sounds, Guelph, Ontario Canada. Playing a concert at Silence in Guelph. More details to come. Silence, 46 Essex St. Guelph Ontario Canada $10
February 3, Burn Down the Capital, Toronto Canada. Playing a Smomid concert in Toronto, hosted by Burn Down the Capital. More details to come.
January 28, Sonarchestra, Brooklyn NY. Playing a concert with this exceptionally unique ensemble, led by Ken Butler and Ed Potocar. Not sure what time the concert starts, check the link for the Gallery or send me an email at: Smomid27@gmail.com At the Sideshow Gallery, 319 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY 11211 FREE Concert. arrive early if you want a seat.
January 24, Smomid at Rosemont, Brooklyn NY. Playing a set at this amazing and intimate venue in Brooklyn again! At 8 PM doing a set with Los Angeles cohorts and Exegesis Bandmates, Danton Boller, Bass and Greg Gonzalez, I will be playing Smomid of course. Rosemont, 63 Montrose Ave, Brooklyn NY 11206. NO COVER
January 17, Smomid at Rosemont, Brooklyn NY. Playing a couple of sets at this amazing and intimate venue in Brooklyn. At 8 PM doing a solo Smomid set of mostly music that will be featured on upcoming release "A Smoment in Time." At 9 PM Steve Gauci (tenor sax)will do a set with Brandon Lopez, Bass, and Chris Corsano on drums. At 10 PM I will do another Smomid set with Jeremy Carlstedt drums and a special guest artist (to be announced soon!!)Rosemont, 63 Montrose Ave, Brooklyn NY 11206. NO COVER
Taking the rest of 2016 off from performing to build some new instruments
You can see video and images of them at www.instagram.com/smomid/
October 28, 29 and 31, Mckittrick Hotel, NY, NY. 10 PM I will be playing guitar and Smomid as part of the Halloween Follies in the Sleep No More show at McKittrick Hotel. See the link for tickets and info.
October 1-2, New York Maker Faire, Queens, NY. 11:30 PM I will be giving a talk on "How to Make a Digital Interface," one of my favorite topics. I will be doing this each day so if you are at the Maker Faire be sure and attend. Queens Hall of Science, Queens, NY
September 29, Pine Box Rock Shop, Brooklyn, NY. 11:30 PM Solo Smomid set. Pine Box Rock Shop, 12 Grattan St. Brooklyn, NY 11206 Free (i think)
September 26, Sid Gold's Request Room, New York, NY. 8-9 PM Returning to the Amber Zone, the incredible Monday night series at Sid Gold's. This time backing up one of my favorite vocalists, Lizzy Yoder, who has worked with FischerSpooner and LCD Soundsystem among many other projects. Sid Gold's 165 West 26th Street, New York New York $10
September 17, Sonare, Brooklyn NY. Playing a concert, along with Cooper Moore, at this event curated by Ken Butler and Ed Potokar at the Sideshow Gallery, 319 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY 11211
September 11, WKCR-Live Constructions, New York, NY. Playing live set on WKCR, New York Radio staion. Also can be heard live streaming at their site. Sunday, September 11, 10-11PM at 88.9 FM in New York City.
September 3, Pete's Candy Store, Brooklyn NY. 11 PM Playing a free show at this intimate and awesome venue in Brooklyn. Pete's Candy Store, 709 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn NY 11211
August 28, Rocky's Tavern, Brooklyn NY. 4 PM Playing a free matinee show at this little gem of a spot in Red Hook Brooklyn. 34 Van Dyke Street, Brooklyn, NY
August 19, Tech Valley Center of Gravity, 30 3rd Street, Troy, NY. Playing a Smomid set in Troy New York at this amazing hacker space. 6-9 PM, Free. Check the link for venue details
August 11, MUSIC THAT HEALS, I work for an organization called Music that Heals that does really great things, bringing music to hospitals, hospice care centers and other venues where people really need it, but don't have access. Here is an article about the organization. Please support them if you have the means. Article: http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/2016/8/8/music-heals-best-medicine-patients-brooklyn-and-beyond
August 10, Smomid on WFMU, Radioland. Smomid played on "Give the Drummer Some" radio show. 2-4 PM, August 10 2016. Here is a link to the entire show: https://wfmu.org/flashplayer.php?version=2&show=67915&archive=142956
July 30, Smomid gig in Brooklyn, NY, Stay tuned for more details
July 16, Smomid at Capital Fringe, Washington DC. Free outdoor concert as part of Capital Fringe Festival. Smomid doing two sets: 5:30-5:45 PM, 8-9PM. From 6:30-8PM is Horse Lords. Happening under the tent at Capital Fringe's main location: 1358 Florida Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
June 24, Firehouse Space, Depleted Planet Duo. As part of a night of Electric/Acoustic duos called "The Dynamic Duo", Depleted Planet, comprised of Jeremy Carlsted (drums) and Nick Demopoulos (Smomid) are doing a set. Also on the bill Briggan Krauss (alto sax)/ Alvaro Domene (guitar/electronics) and Stephen Gauci (tenor sax)/ Philip White (synthesizer). Firehouse Space 246 Frost Street. Brooklyn, NY.
June 7, Poppers Locarno, Talibam!, Laubrock/Krauss, Smomid. Concert featuring Talibam!, duo of saxophonists Ingrid Laubrock and Briggan Krauss and Smomid. All performers will do a set together at the end of the evening. Poppers Locarno, 1563 Decatur Street, Brooklyn NY Smomid Goes on at 9 PM.
May 26-September 18,City Reliquary Museum, Sonic City Exhibit. Brooklyn, NY. The City Reliquary Museum is having an exhibit dedicated to NY based Instrument makers and Smomid is included. Others include Electro Harmonix, Death By Audio, Ken Butler and Eventide. It's a really great exhibit and I hightly recommend it. City Reliquary Museum 370 Metropolitan Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211 $5 admission. PROMO VIDEO
May 19-June 4,Permanent Caterpillar Brooklyn, NY. I am playing guitar in this production by Normandy Sherwood. Music by Sam Kulik, Drums Kevin Shea, vocals Admiral Grey. It runs thursday-sunday.Permanent Caterpillar At the Brick Theater, 579 Metropolitan Ave. Brooklyn, NY
May 24,Brick Theater Brooklyn, NY. Smomid solo set at 8 PM, followed with sets by Amanda Chaudhary, Tania Chen and Teerapat Parnmongkol. A very cool night of experimental electronic music. $10 suggested donation. Here is the facebook event link. At the Brick Theater, 579 Metropolitan Ave.
May 1, Cadence 23 Queens, NY. 30 Hours of music and visuals taking place from 3 PM Saturday April 30 to 9 PM Sunday May 1. Taking place in a 7,000 sq.ft arts space in Queens, NY. I will be doing a Table Smomid set at 6 PM Sunday May 1. tickets are $13.65 More info tickets can be purchased HERE
April 30, Westport Makers Faire Westport, CN.10-4 PM, I will be doing demos of the Smomid and playing with my robot at this event. Please see the link for details and directions.
April 28, Al Covelli, a Brooklyn based film maker created this piece on Nick Demopoulos and Smomid chronicling several performances that took pace over the course of a year. The video can be seen HERE
April 27, Warper Party, Brooklyn, NY. 8PM-2AM. I play at 11PM, NY's largest electronic music showcase. I will be playing my tabel Smomid, which can be seen in this video: HERE. At Tender Trap 66 Greenpoint Ave. Brooklyn NY. Free
April 22, $5 Violet Transfixion, Brooklyn, NY. Legion Bar 11 PM, 790 Metropolitan Ave. NY, Also on the bill: Loaf, Nation of Language. Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1313491538666870/
March 27, Smomid at COMA Series, ABC No Rio. 156 Rivington St. New York, NY. 10002 7 PM $5
March 14, "Amber Zone" New York, NY. Sid Gold's Request Room 8 PM, Hosted by Amber Martin. at 165 West 26th Street NY, NY Free and probably a ton of fun. $10
February 20, "Port of Departure" NY, NY. Out To See 8 PM, Part of the Out to See Festival in South Street Seaport. On the bill: Smomid, Don Mckenzie, Kristin Mercy, Teerapat Parnmongkol and Fairy Scouts. This will be a night dedicated to music you can't hear in your average music venue, with a slant toward audio-visual transmissions. 192 Front Street. New York, NY. $10
February 20, "Intro to Interactive Circuits" NY, NY. Out To See 2-6 PM, Part of the Out to See Festival in South Street Seaport. I will be leading a workshop covering the basics of creating an interactive circuit. We will be introduced to Arduinos, Soldering, Sensors, components and turning on LEDs. Deadline to register is Feb. 11!! to register email me at Smomid27@gmail.com 192 Front Street. New York, NY. $35
January 20, "Sonic Scientists" San Francisco, CA. Doc's Lab 8 PM, A night of innovative and boundary pushing music featureing Pure Finder, Sung Kim, Smomid, and B 1. More info soon.
January 19, Sacramento, CA. Le Twist Tuesdays 8 PM, solo Smomid performance.
January 17, Oakland, CA. Stork Club 8 PM, Featuring: Center Everywhere, Telepathic Birds, Smomid and Amanda Chaudhary/CatSynth $5 More info soon.
January 15, Seattle, WA. Wayward Music Series also on the bill is Vance Galloway. 8 PM $5-$15 donation
January 14, Portland, Oregon. Lovecraft Bar H.P. Lovecraft, one of my favorite writers. I am excited to perform at a venue named after him. More details to come.
January 12, Brooklyn, NY. Salonukah I will be playing my new "Smoment" instrument. A free event sponsored by Lagunitas Brewing. I go on at 8:30 and play for about 45 minutes.
Some links of my new instrument:
168 7th Street, 3rd Floor
January 2-3, Philidelphia, Pennsylvania. Young Innovators Fair I will be doing several performances at this event geared toward K-12 Stem education. Check website for schedule and admission.
December 12, New York, NY Little Water Radio Gig with Blatant Lies and Smomid. Doors at 8 PM $10
December 12, New York, NY Little Water Radio Gig with Blatant Lies and Smomid. Doors at 8 PM $10
December 2, NY, New York. Little Water Radio I will be doing a live radio broadcast with Kristin Mercy, 3:30-4 PM. Check the link on how to tune in
November 19, Brooklyn, NY. TCP2.0 and Alt Citizen Presents: FututrePi 41 Montrose Street, Brooklyn NY. My new instrument will be featured in a group show. Here's a preivew of my instrument: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5UZ6ie0PY0
November 18, Smomid in Deiscovery Science Network. ALL AMERICAN MAKERS Tune in to see Smomid on this exciting show. 9 PM
November 8, Queens, New York. Barnes and Noble. Free show at Barnes and Noble Mini Maker Faire. 7 PM. 70-00 Austin St. Forest Hills, NY
November 6, Queens, New York. Barnes and Noble. Free show at Barnes and Noble Mini Maker Faire. 7 PM. 70-00 Austin St. Forest Hills, NY
October 31, New York, NY Spelloween. Playing with Kristin Mercy on Halloween, at Little Water Radio at 9:45 PM $10
October 9, New York: Smomid at NYU. Open only to students and their guests
September 26, Queens, NY How to Make a Midi Interface. Presentation at World Maker Faire, on the Electronics stage at 4:45 PM
September 26-27, Queens, NY: Smomid at 2015 World Maker Faire. SMOMID will be exhibiting instruments and playing some music.
Ongoing, Everywhere: Intra Faction/Endless Editions Audio-Visual Release An art book, 3 song EP, 2 movies by Intra Faction and a limited edition art object. Get yours now, only 150 available.
Sunday, Sept. 16, Brooklyn, Playing a solo SMOMID set at Warper Party at Tender Trap, 66 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn NY 11222. No Cover. I go on at 1 AM.
September 10, Niagara Bar, playing a solo SMOMID set, 9 PM, no cover. Niagara bar, 112 Ave. A, NYC 10009
Sunday, Sept. 6, Playing a gig with IF, also on the bill: Mr. Night Sky, Silver Juice, Gao Jiafeng. EVENT PAGE
Sunday, Sept. 5, Playing a solo SMOMID set at LIVE HARDWARE ELECTRONIQUE at Muchmore's, 2 Havemeyer St. Brooklyn NY. 9 PM-1AM, $5
August 26, Los Angeles: SMOMID at Cafe Nela, 11:30 PM $5 with Pedal Strike, LA River Swim Team, Rockford