June 20, 2019 – SIMF: Improvised Dance & Music at Good Shepherd Chapel by Steve Peters

Curated by choreographer Stephanie Skura. Dancers: Linda Austin (PDX), Paige Barnes, Vanessa DeWolf, Nate Dryden (SLC), Jordan MacIntosh-Hougham, Stephanie Skura; Musicians: Beth Fleenor, clarinets/vox; Dave Knott, homemades; Steve Peters, field recordings, found things. (Rescheduled from the Seattle Improvised Music Festival on February 9, when it was cancelled due to snow.) DETAILS

June 1 - 29, 2019 – "splintered" at Bitters Co. Barn, Mt. Vernon, WA by Steve Peters

splintered is a site-specific multi-channel sound + text installation by poet Shin Yu Pai and composer Steve Peters. Pai's poetry, inspired by the ancient barn itself and written on site, is heard in fragments scattered around the space, mixed with similarly fragmented recordings of items from Bitters Co.'s inventory (glass, metal, ceramics) and the barn itself. Hours: M-S, 12-4 PM, through June 29. DETAILS

May 17, 2019 – Tiny Holes album release at Fantagraphics, Seattle by Steve Peters

Celebrating the release of City of Siege: Olympia on K Records, 38 years after it was recorded. Tiny Holes were emblematic of the post-punk underground emerging from Olympia in the early 80s. Band members Steve Fisk and Steve Peters, recording engineer Peter Randlette, mix/mastering engineer Jack Endino, and music publisher Rich Jensen will spin records and discuss this seminal scene that informed the later grunge and Riot Grrrl phenomena. 7 - 9 PM at Fantagraphics in Georgetown. DETAILS

Feb. 17, 2018 – Seattle Improvised Music Festival at Good Shepherd Chapel by Steve Peters

A performance of improvised dance and music, curated by Corrie Befort. Dancers: Corrie Befort, Allison Burke, Noelle Chun, Nahshon Marden, Karen Nelson, Amelia Reeber, Brandin Steffensen, Alia Swersky, Hendri Walujo, and Syniva Whitney. Musicians: Tom Baker (guitar), Ruby Dunphy (drums), James Falzone (clarinet), Haley Freedlund (trombone), Greg Kelley (trumpet), Ha-Yang Kim (cello), Dave Knott (sound), Cristin Miller (voice, electronics), and Steve Peters (field recordings).  DETAILS

Feb. 3, 2018 – Seattle Phonographers Union + MESH Collaborative at Good Shepherd Chapel by Steve Peters

Gift Tapes/DRAFT presents the Seattle Phonographers Union & Mesh Collaborative at the Chapel Performance Space. The Seattle Phonographers Union, a unique collective with an ever-changing lineup, performs improvisations using unprocessed field recordings. Mesh Collaborative is a computer network music collective that creates synthetic sonic environments by means of real time cross-compositional systems. Both sets of sound/music will be performed over a 4-channel sound system. DETAILS