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  HEADBOGGLE/ Malocculsion  DDA Virtual TOUR + Traveling Merch Store  : April 9-20, 2022  

Headboggle is ecstatic to announce “Virtual Digital Digital Analog” a ten day  virtual tour in support of his new LP on Ratskin Records of the same name (DDA), which was released In September 2021. Headboggle will be joined by 3-4 artists in each “virtual city” for a unique billing each night. There will also be a virtual merch store / virtual space featuring merch from all participating artists on the tour, as well as tour exclusive merch from Headboggle and Malocculsion (opening support). Although we wish we could be presenting this tour live as originally intended, for the safety and security of friends and family we’re going to keep this one online.  The tour will be hosted on the Ratskin Records Youtube Channel ( youtube.com/c/ratskinrecordsofficial ) and all relevant dates, artist bios, and ticket info will be available here : ratskin.org/ddatour 

Thank you and see you in the simulation’s simulation….  April 9-20, 2022

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Round One Artist Announcement:

 

 

 

SAT APRIL 9TH,   2022  -  

7PM PT / 10 PM ET

 

PERFECT WORLD 

TANUKISPIDERCAT

AVOLA

HEADBOGGLE 

MALOCCULSION 

Ticket Link:

https://ratskin.org/event/4595715/592443463/dda-tour-01-perfect-world-headboggle-malocculsion

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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZTbdYTw_iQ

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY APRIL 10TH , 2022   

switched to 7PM pt / 10 PM ET

 

DEMONSLEEPER

HEADBOGGLE

MALOCCULSION

LOSS PREVENTION

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Ticket Link:

https://ratskin.org/event/4596069/592445280/dda-tour-april-12th-7pm-pst-10-pm-est-liz-durette-bran-pos-fletcher-pratt-headboggle-malocculsion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MONDAY APRIL 11,  2022

7PM PT / 10 PM ET

SCISSORING

MUSIC RESEARCH STRATEGIES / MARSHALL TRAMMELL 

MYNAMEISBLUESKYE

HEADBOGGLE

TERROR APART  

 

Ticket Link:

 https://ratskin.org/event/4595976/592444654/dda-tour-april-11-7pm-pst-scissoring-music-research-strategies-mynameisblueskye-headboggle-terror-apart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TUESDAY APRIL 12TH,  2022

7PM PT / 10 PM ET

LIZ DURETTE

BRAN (...) POS

FLETCHER PRATT

HEADBOGGLE

MALOCCULSION

Ticket Link: 

https://ratskin.org/event/4596069/592445280/dda-tour-april-12th-7pm-pst-10-pm-est-liz-durette-bran-pos-fletcher-pratt-headboggle-malocculsion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THRS  APRIL 14TH, 2022 

7PM PT / 10 PM ET

TYLER HOLMES

TRANSIENT

YAMA UBA 

DJ CREATRIX 

JASON P (DJ set)  

HEADBOGGLE

MALOCCULSION

Ticket Link:

https://ratskin.org/event/4596071/592445290/dda-tour-april-14th-2022-7pm-pst-10-pm-est-tyler-holmes-transient-yama-uba-dj-creatrix-jason-p-dj-set-headboggle-malocculsion

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SATURDAY APRIL 16TH, 2022

7PM PT / 10  PM ET

 

THE COLLAPSE  

BEAST NEST

SHARKIFACE

MAYA SONGBIRD

SURPRISE SPECIAL GUEST

Ticket Link:  

https://ratskin.org/event/4621045/594288778/dda-tour-april-16-6pm-pst-9pm-est-sharkiface-maya-songbird-surprise-special-guest-the-collapse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SUNDAY  APRIL 17TH, 2022 

7PM PT / 10 PM ET

DAX PIERSON 

CORAL REMAINS 

GOLDEN CHAMPAGNE FLAVORED SWEATSHIRT 

HEADBOGGLE 

VICTOR VANKMEN (DJ set)  

 

Ticket Link: 

https://ratskin.org/event/4596075/592444837/dda-tour-april-17-dax-pierson-golden-champagne-flavored-sweatshirt-coral-remains-headboggle-victor-vankmen

 

 

 

 

 

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MONDAY  APRIL 18TH 2022  

7PM PT / 10 PM ET

BONUS BEAST

CARRIE HUNTER / HEADBOGGLE 

HEADBOGGLE 

INVISIBLE BLADE 

PABLO DURAN

DJ Bunnywhiskers 

Ticket Link: 

https://ratskin.org/event/4596076/592445297/dda-tour-april-18th-2022-7pm-pst-10-pm-est-carrie-hunter-headboggle-invisible-blade-grex-dj-bunnywhiskers-surprise-special-guest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TUESDAY APRIL 19TH, 2022 

7PM PT / 10 PM ET

CONSCIOUS SUMMARY

MIND MIRAGE

E. FLORES

THE EDOMITES 

HEADBOGGLE

MALOCCULSION

Ticket Link: 

https://ratskin.org/event/4596077/592445306/dda-tour-april-19th-2022-7pm-pst-10-pm-est-conscious-summary-mind-mirage-e-flores-pu22l3-headboggle-malocculsion

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WEDS APRIL 20TH 

7PM PT / 10 PM ET

JEFF CAREY

TRAVIS JOHNS

DELETIST

CATSYNTH

NOVASAK

HEADBOGGLE vs. MALOCCUULSION

Ticket Link:

https://ratskin.org/event/4596072/592445310/dda-tour-finale-april-20th-7pm-pst-10-pm-est-jeff-carey-travis-johns-deletist-catsynth-novasak-headboggle-vs-maloccuulsion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAT  APRIL 23RD, 2022  

7PM PT / 10 PM ET 

DAX PIERSON 

GOLDEN CHAMPAGNE FLAVORED SWEATSHIRT  

MALOCCULSION 

FLOWER PATTERN 

DJ HEADBOGGLE  

Ticket Link: 

https://ratskin.org/event/4596073/595262848/dda-tour-4-23-dax-pierson-golden-champagne-flavored-sweatshirt-evicshen-malocculsion-headboggle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAT  APRIL 24RD, 2022   

7PM PT / 10 PM ET  

WIZARD APPRENTICE 

ZACHARY JAMES WATKINS

MALOCCULSION  

THE SORCERER FAMILY

HEADBOGGLE

Ticket Link:  TBD

 

 

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HEADBOGGLE

 

 

 

The strange and alien worlds Headboggle opens up throughout the album are a complex mix of Gedalecia’s mischievous sense of humor, love of pure sound, and quirky melodic sensibility inspired by his studies of ragtime and classical music. Whereas previous LPs were more improv-based in their arrangements, “Digital Digital Analog” refines Gedalecia’s decades of research into synthesis through a highly focused and refined compositional lens. The album represents the culmination of 20 plus years of sonic experimentation spanning noise, new music, avant garde, collage, soundtrack oriented music, and so much more into a meticulously refined and generously melodic approach. “Digital Digital Analog” far eclipses the artist's previous works in a myriad of ways wholly rewarding for the listener. 

Gedalecia has taken the best and most developed parts of a myriad of sound synthesis and production techniques and coalesced it into a forty minute tour de force of forward-thinking, cinematic and whimsical music. To contextualize this album as anything short of his grand opus within the context of his vast 100+ release back catalog wouldn’t be giving “Digital Digital Analog” it’s due diligence.

 

BIOGRAPHY 

Derek Gedalecia, a.k.a. Headboggle, has been performing electronic keyboard-based soundscapes for several years in the Bay Area in over a hundred local performances at venues ranging from GTK to YBCA. Incorporating lowbrow with highbrow art, music, and comedy, Head Boggle’s intent is to fuse together a new ecstatic improvisational performance style with a carefully crafted musical underbed. In his formative years, Gedalecia studied classical and ragtime piano from noted ragtime composer/revivalist Dr. Brian Dykstra.

malocculsion

Malocculsion, or Michael Daddona, is a sound, visual, and performance artist currently based in Oakland,CA, currently exploring relationships of sound, the body and the exterior space in which they exist, psychosis, mortality, the prison system and the omnipresent entropic trap door of life. Through high tension multimedia performances , videos, photography, sculpture, curation, and other various documents, Malocculsion explores the negative spaces of our perceived realities, and the social and physical spaces that surround us 

Malocculsion also curates the RATSKIN Records imprint, founded in 2005, which focuses on documenting and releasing important audio based works in the phonographic, cassette, CD and digital formats. as well as co-founding the Styrofoam Sanchez/Coral Remains project, which is a mobile sound and performance art unit since 2010 , FALSE NONE a cult inspired performance art project, CYBORG EYE, a Italian horror inspired psychedelic offering of nostalgia horror archtypes, as well as curating numerous experimental sound events,art shows, video screenings including the Occular Eyeplugs series as well as many other underground happenings, and is currently the recipient of the 'Curator In Residence" grant at Pro Arts Gallery in Oakland, CA for 2017.

tickets + artist bios

Previous events

DDA TOUR - APRIL 23rd 2022 
7PM PST / 10 PM EST

DAX PIERSON https://daxpierson.bandcamp.com

Dax Pierson is a musician/producer who has called the East Bay home for 20 years. He's the co-founder of the bands Subtle and 13 & God, a touring member of left of center hip-hop group Themselves and an associate of the Anticon collective. In 2005 Subtle encountered black ice in the middle of the country while on tour and flipped over, leaving Dax with a spinal cord injury in the 5th and 6th vertebrae. Since his individual fingers are now paralyzed, Dax has switched to using a laptop controlled with iPad apps in order to produce. The last 12 years have been spent exploring the possibilities that technology could offer, often with time-consuming learning curves. His work is currently informed by limitations, college radio segues, hip-hop, ‘90s post-rock, odd time signatures, new techno, ambient drones, bobbing head beats, and sentimentality.

GOLDEN CHAMPAGNE FLAVORED SWEATSHIRT https://goldenchampagneflavoredsweatshirt.bandcamp.com

GCFC synthesizes a masterful blend Of radically informed post industrial mayhem , heavy dance music, drone, and thrashing pummeling beats to create dense, psychedelic and complex compositions utilizing analog and digital synths, drum machines, and software as well as field recordings

EVICSHEN https://evicshen.com/

Victoria Shen is a sound artist, experimental music performer, and instrument-maker based in San Francisco.

Shen's sound practice is concerned with the spatiality/physicality of sound and its relationship to the human body. Her music features analog modular synthesizers, vinyl/resin records, and self-built electronics. Eschewing conventions in harmony and rhythm in favor of extreme textures and gestural tones, Shen uses what she calls "chaotic sound" to oppose signal and information, eluding traditionally embedded meaning.

Her personal identity; her body; is the space her work utilizes to restructure sonic meaning. In her live performances, she proposes an exploration between meaning and non-meaning through the physical activation of noise tropes. Her probing into these melodic voids interrogate the ways we perceive value within aural experiences. The appendage-like instruments and objects she makes, exemplify Shen’s ability to embody through sound her interest in the tension created by opposition: control and chaos, the unique and the mass produced, the practical and the absurd.

Shen’s multimedia practice extends beyond musical composition and performance to include installation and non-traditional methods of distribution. Her DIY approach to deconstructing the concepts of “materiality, value and mass production” both integrate and re-contextualize the formats of the readymade and assemblage techniques. For example, the album art for her debut LP, Hair Birth, utilizes copper to transform the cover into a loudspeaker through which the record can be played. In 2021, Shen produced a series of cut-up records in cast resin embedded with found materials, functioning not only as playable music media but as unique art objects. For recent performances, she pioneered the use of Needle Nails, acrylic nails with embedded turntable styluses, which allow her to play up to 5 tracks of a record at once. Needle Nails, Levitating speaker, and her Noise Combs are some of the objects created by her as part of an extensive repertoire of innovations in the design of sound augmentation. These sculptural elements invite the viewer to unpack one’s relationship with the material possibilities for creating sound.

Shen has performed solo across North America, Japan, Mexico, and Europe as Evicshen and as half of the duo TRIM in North America and the UK. Some notable venues in which she has performed include Boston City Hall, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, ISSUE Project Room NY, DOMMUNE Tokyo, and Petreon Sculpture Park Cyprus. Shen has also been an artist in residence at Elektronmusikstudion EMS Stockholm SE, WORM Rotterdam NL, Kurimanzutto New York US, the Sound Laboratory of The Royal Danish Academy Copenhagen DK, and AUDIUM San Francisco.

Shen currently teaches at Harvard University and the School of Visual Arts NY.

 MALOCCULSION https://malocculsion.bandcamp.com

DJ HEADBOGGLE 

DDA TOUR APRIL 19TH, 2022 \ 7PM PST / 10 PM EST

CONSCIOUS SUMMARY https://conscioussummary.bandcamp.com/album/exhaustions

Conscious Summary is the project of sound artist and audio engineer Samur Khouja who over the past decade has maintained a vital presence within the Los Angeles experimental music community through his captivating performances, expertly crafted recordings, and selfless efforts hosting and curating the venue the Handbag Factory. As Conscious Summary Khouja uses a vast and ever evolving sonic palette to gracefully merge elements from often disparate sound worlds into one unique and crystalized vision. His latest offering, Exhaustions, being no exception.

MIND MIRAGE https://linktr.ee/mindmirage https://mindmirage.bandcamp.com/releases

  1. FLORES
    https://soundcloud.com/monochromacy https://staystrange.bandcamp.com/album/cement-cathedrals-ep

THE EDOMITES https://theedomites.bandcamp.com/ Urban landscapes are built upon the communities that flourish within them. A soliloquy of chaos that can only be conducted by listeners grounded in the infrastructure that engineer these cultures. I program drums that hit as hard as the reality of SF's TL district, create basses deep as the families in the Mission and play complex rhythms that are layered like the politicians in SF's city hall

HEADBOGGLE headboggle.bandcamp.com

MALOCCULSION malocculsion.bandcamp.com

DDA TOUR - APRIL 17 - DAX PIERSON, GOLDEN CHAMPAGNE FLAVORED SWEATSHIRT, CORAL REMAINS, HEADBOGGLE, VICTOR VANKMEN

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Ratskin Records Youtube

DDA TOUR - APRIL 17 - 7PM PST / 10PM EST

DAX PIERSON daxpierson.bandcamp.com

GOLDEN CHAMPAGNE FLAVORED SWEATSHIRT goldenchampagneflavoredsweatshirt.bandcamp.com goldenchampagneflavoredsweatshirt.com

CORAL REMAINS coralremains.bandcamp.com

HEADBOGGLE headboggle.bandcamp.com

DDA TOUR APRIL 14TH, 2022  7PM PST / 10 PM EST -

TYLER HOLMES tylerholmes.bandcamp.com

TYLER HOLMES (They/Them) is a singer-songwriter, visual and performance artist who uses music as therapeutic device. Coming from a turbulent and traumatic ‘cult-like’ early life, Holmes has spent a lifetime crafting their own Black, Queer narrative by pushing the limits of their imagination. In a constant state of reinvention they make a mixtape of every moment, from song to song the audience is getting a wholly different animal. Holmes has a chameleonic singing style that ranges from Folk inflected whispers, to morose Goth wails, to Gospel bellows. Envisioning themself as the imaginary child of Björk and Tricky, Tyler Holmes is on an isthmus between Trip Hop and Experimental Pop. They use a surrealist lens on a wide variety of genres, often blending diaristic narratives with dark, dream-like whimsy. Autobiographical and absurd, their writing is alluring and uncomfortable. Both brutal and beautiful, bringing the audience into a shared space of healing and catharsis. They perform with a constantly changing electro-acoustic arrangement, always finding new ways to showcase an intimate horror. Most recently Holmes' released their music video "Nothing" via Paper Magazine. In 2019/20 they released a series of EP’s and Spring 2021 marks the release of their highly anticipated new LP “Nightmare In Paradise” on Ratskin Records.

TRANSIENT https://www.drmsound.com/experimental-ambient/transient

Transient is a solo and collaborative project in which Molina explores electro-acoustic, ambient, noise, industrial, free improvisation, and experimental music. He sometimes plays traditional acoustic instruments, or invented and found object instruments, and filters them through electronics, effects pedals, loops them and then alters the samples in real time. The results can be meditative soundscapes which are either light, beautiful and haunting, or dark and disturbing. Other times it can be beat driven layers of noise, or a wall of shoegaze noise guitar. He recently released the live album “It Was Always Here” with trumpet player Darren Johnston. Other collaborators include: John Ingle (violinist), Yvette Jackson (composer/sound artist), the late composer Chris Webb, George Cremachi (bass); electronic musicians: Thomas Dimuzio, Polar, Garret La Fever, Miguel Hernandez, Mickey Tachibana, and Kyron; saxophonists: the late Marco Eneidi, Drew Ceccatto, Marc Williams, Alex Weiss, and Ackamoor/Molina Duet; video artist Mickey T, filmmaker Anna Geyer, and performance artist Violeta Luna.

YAMA UBA

DJ CREATRIX

JASON P (DJ set)

 HEADBOGGLE headboggle.bandcamp.com

MALOCCULSION malocculsion.bandcamp.com

DDA TOUR - APRIL 12TH - 7PM PST / 10 PM EST LIZ DURETTE, BRAN (...) POS, FLETCHER PRATT, HEADBOGGLE, MALOCCULSION

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Ratskin Records Youtube

DDA TOUR APRIL 12TH 7PM PST / 10 PM EST

LIZ DURETTE http://www.lizdurette.com/press

“… an intriguing, unorthodox improviser unlike most of her contemporaries.” - Ian Forsythe, link to Dusted Magazine

“Liz Durette, a Rhodes player from Baltimore, is the musician who today most embodies the bold possibility of the instrument. She plays solo, and her recent album Four Improvisations is lovely, devoid of anything other than pure worship of what the instrument can do.” -Matthew Schnipper, link to Pitchfork

“Not necessarily the best thing to play on a long drive” -Byron Coley, link to The Wire

“. . . listening to Durette feels like watching an unending spool unravel; her music feels prolific not because it’s concerned so much with making a concise, universal statement, but because it turns over each stone in its way and defines each surface. You get the impression Durette is continually composing, always reconfiguring an endless stream. And Durette’s tender mindfulness to the keyboard’s touch-sensitivity has become a fluid backbone to her pieces; the pressure applied to keys and the flux dynamics behind the notes feel like another composition within itself, superimposed over the tones.” -Ian Forsythe, link to Boston Hassle

BRAN (...) POS branpos.bandcamp.com soundcrack.net

bran(...)pos is the ongoing audio-visual-performance-noise-musique-brain-bend of Jake Rodriguez from San Francisco, CA. Rodriguez has been performing and recording under this moniker since 1996 with releases on C.I.P., Resipiscent, Ratskin Records, Animal Disguise, and Chitah! Chitah! Soundcrack FLETCHER PRATT https://fletcherpratt.bandcamp.com/

Fletcher Pratt is a Canadian experimental composer/musician currently living in Oakland, CA. He holds an MFA in Electronic Music at Mills College. Rhythms, dub and musique concrete intersect throughout his work. He has an ongoing series called Dub Sessions and plays in Map Collection

HEADBOGGLE headboggle.bandcamp.com

MALOCCULSION malocculsion.bandcamp.com

MONDAY APRIL 11, 2022

7PM PST / 10 PM EST

SCISSORING https://scissoring.bandcamp.com

Oakland noise/percussion duo working sonic catharsis with synths, live drumming, voice, guitars and more.

MUSIC RESEARCH STRATEGIES / MARSHALL TRAMMELL https://welcometolace.org/event/music-research-strategies-warrior-ecologies/

Music Research Strategies (MRS) founded by Marshall Trammell is a performing-political education platform that asks: What forms of invisible and visible cultural destruction impact interdisciplinary approaches to culture, identity politics, the preservation of memory and result in new configurations of power?

MRS has instigated a number of performing-political education, critical engagement modules: Black Fighting Formations, Warrior Ethos, Warrior Ecologies, In Defense of Memory, Solo Vernacular: Living On Native Land/Black Bomber, Harm Free Zones. MRS is affiliated with the Solidarity Research Center, the Intercultural Leadership Institute, and the Charlotte Street Foundation Studio Residency.

Music Research Strategies has collaborated with just luminaries as Postcommodity, Pauline Oliveros, Saul Williams, John Tchicai, Hafez Modirzadeh, Dohee Lee, Jon Jang, Francis Wong, Tatsuya Nakatani, Equipto, India Cooke, William Winant, Roscoe Mitchell, Marco Eneidi, Laura Ortman, Joe McPhee, Suzanne Thorpe, Hong-Kai Wang, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten, Jawwaad Taylor, Akira Sakata, Chris Cogburn, Remi Alvarez, Milo Tamez, Itzam Cano, Jean-Louis Huhta, Thomas Stanley, Ada Pinkston, Jamal Moore, Luke Stewart, Robert MacGill, Matt Volla, Genny Lim, Kade Twist, Mogauwane Mahloele, Mutual Aid Project (Tracy Hui & Nick Obando) and a former member of Black Spirituals (Sige Records) with Zachary James Watkins which toured Europe with proto-Doom band Earth (Seattle) in 2014/15, additionally performed with the likes of Saul Williams, Oxbow, Dror Feiler (Sweden/Israel), the Skull Dwellers (Sweden), Endon (Japan), & SUMAC

MYNAMEISBLUESKYE mynameisblueskye.bandcamp.com

Boston-based singer-songwriter and polymath whose lo-fi songs range in genre from psych pop to space rock to new wave in style. Keyboard-heavy, but overall guitar-free pop music.. Also goes underneath the beat name blank videotapes. LIYL: Sparklehorse, Grandaddy, Youth Lagoon, Tim Fite, cars and trains, recent Flaming Lips

TERROR APART
https://terrorapart.bandcamp.com

""The synths are clearly replicating a sound from the ’80s, while the overall aesthetic seems as if it comes from a time in the distant future: a unique clashing of minimal synth, retrowave, and experimental electronics that is both incredibly original and unexpected. This could easily be the soundtrack to a science-fiction film written in the ’80s about witchcraft in the year 2055. "

HEADBOGGLE https://headboggle.bandcamp.com

MALOCCULSION https://maloculsion.bancamp.com

DDA TOUR - APRIL 10 - DEMONSLEEPER , HEADBOGGLE , MALOCCULSION , LOSS PREVENTION

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Ratskin Records Youtube

DEMONSLEEPER demonsleeper.bandcamp.com

Alexandra Buschman started making experimental music in 1999 Puerto Rico with electro-acoustic group Synesthesia, with Angélica Negrón

LOSS PREVENTION lossprevention.neocities.org

Loss Prevention is from the bay area and makes audio collages using a few tape machines and a sampler and whatever else is around

HEADBOGGLE headboggle.bandcamp.com

MALOCCULSION malocculsion.bandcamp.com

DDA TOUR - APRIL 9 - AVOLA, PERFECT WORLD, HEADBOGGLE, MALOCCULSION, TANUKISPIDECAT

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youtube.com/c/ratskinrecordsofficial

APRIL 9, 2022 7PM PST - 9PM PST youtube.com/c/ratskinrecordsofficial $5-15 sliding scale suggested donation

youtube.com/c/ratskinrecordsofficial youtube.com/c/ratskinrecordsofficial youtube.com/c/ratskinrecordsofficial youtube.com/c/ratskinrecordsofficial

HEADBOGGLE Derek Gedalecia, a.k.a. Headboggle, has been performing electronic keyboard-based soundscapes for several years in the Bay Area in over a hundred local performances at venues ranging from GTK to YBCA. Incorporating lowbrow with highbrow art, music, and comedy, Head Boggle’s intent is to fuse together a new ecstatic improvisational performance style with a carefully crafted musical underbed. In his formative years, Gedalecia studied classical and ragtime piano from noted ragtime composer/revivalist Dr. Brian Dykstra.

PERFECT WORLD https://drquinnmedicinewoman.bandcamp.com/

Perfect World: from Cleveland Ohio, A/V collab between Ryan Kuehn (Dr Quinn, Thursday Club, Dead Peasant Insurance) and Kyrie Gentilcore featuring singing bowls, wild DJ and synth sounds with video feedback projection

AVOLA avola.bandcamp.com

Veronica “Vern” Avola is a composer, multimedia artist, instructor and community organizer born in Rapallo, Italy and based in Portland, Oregon. She founded EMS Records. Avola has released several albums on Sige Recordings, An Out Recordings, Accident Prone Records, Gravity Records and Nadine Records. Avola has other collaborative works with Daniel Menche (Bear Spray), Elrond, Vo Vo and Dead.

TANUKISPIDERCAT https://www.tanukispidercat.com/

TanukiSpiderCat is an improvisational blend of electronic cello, modular synth, and samples. Looping, layered, and staggering ever forwards. It’s a fragmented, unlikely animal hailing from San Francisco.

MALOCCULSION https://malocculsion.bandcamp.com

Malocculsion, or Michael Daddona, is a sound, visual, and performance artist currently based in Oakland,CA, currently exploring relationships of sound, the body and the exterior space in which they exist, psychosis, mortality, the prison system and the omnipresent entropic trap door of life. Through high tension multimedia performances , videos, photography, sculpture, curation, and other various documents, Malocculsion explores the negative spaces of our perceived realities, and the social and physical spaces that surround us

ABOUT THIS TOUR: @Headboggle and @Ratskin Records is ecstatic to announce “Virtual Digital Digital Analog” a ten day virtual tour in support of his new LP on Ratskin Records of the same name (DDA), which was released In September 2021. Headboggle will be joined by 3-4 artists in each “virtual city” for a unique billing each night. There will also be a virtual merch store / virtual space featuring merch from all participating artists on the tour, as well as tour exclusive merch from Headboggle and Malocculsion (opening support).

Although we wish we could be presenting this tour live as originally intended, for the safety and security of friends and family we’re going to keep this one online. The tour will be hosted on the Ratskin Records Youtube Channel ( youtube.com/c/ratskinrecordsofficial ) and all relevant dates, artist bios, and ticket info will be available here : ratskin.org/ddatour

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SHARKIFACE/FLETCHER PRATT SPLIT CS

$6.00

Debut collaboration tape between Sharkiface (Pigs in the Ground, Jeweled Snakes, Tarantism etc) and Fletcher Pratt (Solar Coffin, KkrakK!!, Roof Bunny). Bringin alien, stereophonic churning rhythmic sound pastiches dripping in ectoplasmic ooze. Samplers, modular synth, reel to reel tapes and records were all used to create these sounds.