Thursday, Dec 5, 8pm
with Copper Root
@ Battery Books
10058 Mission St, South Pasadena
Saturday, January 4, 2014, noon-1pm
Heather Lockie solo
part of SoundSpark Music Series
@ West Hollywood Public Library Children’s Theatre
625 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood
3/3rds in the woods! We made a music video for Alex’ song “Reverend Elisha Mitchell” at our recent songwriting residency at Hill House (special hello to Yvonne, Jen, Brad, Amanda and everyone at ISLAND)
sound. at the Baldwin HIlls Scenic Overlook: MURAL. Video by Andy Featherstone. Sound by Alejandro Cohen.
3/3rds play “Buffalo Skinner” at Claire Chenette Solo Concert @ Beyond Baroque. And a killer Berio Sequenza VIIa by Claire after… Song by Woody Guthrie, performed by 3/3rds: Claire Chenette, Heather Lockie, Jake Rosenzweig, Alex Wand. Video by Rasika Ruwanpathirana using an audio feed from Jim Fleck.
“Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night” 3/3rds at MicroFest. Text: Dylan Thomas, music: Alex Wand.
The Royal US play Doc Boggs’ “False-Hearted Lover”. Performed by Max Kutner and Heather Lockie. Video by Alex Herboche.
“When You’re Young” by Marshweed – Directed by Susanna Battin (2012)
Song by Heather Lockie, performed by Marshweed: Heather Lockie, Shawn Lockie, Laura Steenberge, Sarah Hodges.
Earmeal Performance – Heather Lockie with: Archie Carey bassoon; Claire Chenette oboe and vox; Julia Holter vox; Alex Sramek contrabass clarinet.
“Voice of the Future” by Listing Ship – Directed by James Fletcher (2008)
From the album “A Hull Full of Oil and Bone”. Song by Lyman Chaffee, performed by Listing Ship: Julie Carpenter, Lyman Chaffee, Kyle C. Kyle, Heather Lockie, Shawn Lockie, Laura Steenberge, Michael Whitmore. Listing Ship thanks: James Fletcher, Cosmo Segurson, John Collinson…some sick talented people!
“Empire State Project: First visitor to the top” – Directed by Cosmo Segurson (2007)
Music by Heather Lockie; Narration by Shawn Lockie
“She Turned 65″ – by Heather Lockie. Performed by Marshweed @ Machine Project.
“Honeybee” – by Laura Steenberge. Video by Stephanie Kern.
“Lanterns” – by Heather Lockie. Performed by Marshweed, with Shawn Lockie. Exerpt from Emily Lacy’s “Looking for Technology. Camera by Jimmy Fusil.
SOME RECORDED RECORDINGS:
MARSHWEED’S GREATEST HITS – listen here!
New/old collection of songs recorded on tour with other bands, in dressing rooms and basements all over the world.
SOME LIVE RECORDINGS:
For six string players. Performed by: Lauren Baba, violin; Kristin Thora Haraldsdottir, viola; Heather Lockie, viola; Betsy Rettig, cello; Jake Rosenzweig, bass; Stephanie Smith, violin. Recorded by Clay Chaplin.
Bugbot Prophesies sounds:
These are some clusters that might be heard in the sound installation “Bugbot Prophesies” (2011)
A Song of the Bugbot
Improvisation for Solo Viola (Dec 2011)
I recorded this track with the interface I made at the STEIM Residency in 2011. The interface is a bridge between the acoustic viola and various filters in MaxMSP.
Archie and Heather @ Emi’s Part I
Archie and Heather @ Emi’s Part II
SOME STUDIO & HOME RECORDINGS:
“Wild as in Familiar” (2012) - This is a collaborative mother/daughter album of poetry and sound. Ellaraine Lockie wrote and read; I did the sound design and the music. We recorded the spoken word at an artist residency that we jointly attended (thank you, CENTRUM), and it was a beautiful albeit imperfect audio environment in which to record. Considering that we were relatively in the middle of nowhere on the coast of Washington, we had to compete with an amazing number of vehicles, from airplanes to cars to freighter ships moving through the channel miles away from where we were. (Later, in post-production, I learned about the power of X-Noise because of this.) I brought the recordings back to Los Angeles, where I worked on the music. The strictures I set for myself were that all sounds had to originate from either my mouth or my viola, and except for a little renegade ocarina and bell, that’s pretty much how all the sound happened. It is a very exciting project and was really fun to do. That was a surprise to me because I had never had any interest in combining sound with poetry; in fact, initially it sounded like a horrible idea to me. Also, I don’t think my mother had any idea what she was getting into when she asked me to do this, and I think she about threw a gasket when we were recording the spoken word part of it. For a non-musician, she showed an amazing amount of patience and fortitude at the microphone. My mom rocks! And you should order the collection.
Lanterns (from forthcoming Marshweed album)
Seed Clouds (rough mix)
The Fury and the Furious Dove</>
BAND LINKS, old and new:
3/3rds with Alex Wand, Claire Chenette and friends LINK COMING SOON
The Royal US with Max Kutner and Steven Van Betten LINK COMING SOON
Songs to be Performed in a Tunnel in Your Town
Duet for Mechanical Spirits and Familiars
For Amplified Guitar
“Bugbot Prophesies” (Mixed media sound installation) 2012
Hear the song of the Bugbot! Bugbot Cluster “F”
Live performance photos