Erik Spangler

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Remix of "Put A Nickel On My Door" by Oh My Goodness.
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A live improvisation on material drawn from an older composition of mine for solo guitar, "Gut Matrix". In this performance from a Purple City Players concert at Maryland Institute College of Art in November 2010, Ben Beirs played the live guitar…read more
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My contribution to Mobtown Modern's Project 20 Remix, incorporating samples from 20 Baltimore musicians: Karin Brown, viola; Dave Ballou, trumpet; Sam Burt, extended instruments; Audrey Chen, cello and voice; Will Redman, vibraphone; Shodekeh…read more
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A short track I made with a theremin, a handful of loops, and the great Buffer Shuffler in Max For Live.
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This beat was made while teaching my Sound I summer class about making sample-based beats in Reason software. It is named after the new Circulator energy-efficient free bus in Baltimore. My main non-drum samples here are from my piece "Granite…read more
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A beat I created for "Die Faxmachine", a collaboration with composers Du Yun and Ken Ueno, who faxed in (to a live performance) a composition for flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, and electronics, interpreted on the spot by Mobtown Modern on 9…read more
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Rendition of the old spiritual, with melodica accompaniment.
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Jason Sloan and I recorded this track in March 2010 as an improvisation in preparation for our performances on The Vigil all-night music festival at MICA. Jason describes the session: "Erik and I come from very different backgrounds in our approach…read more
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Live performance from "Zodiacrobatic", Hybrid Groove Project's remix of "Tierkreis" (Zodiac) by Karlheinz Stockhausen. Brian Sacawa and I performed this, our version of Leo, on our Mobtown Modern series in May 2009. The complete "Zodiacrobatic…read more
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My contribution to Mobtown Modern's Project 20 Remix, incorporating samples from 20 Baltimore musicians: Karin Brown, viola; Dave Ballou, trumpet; Sam Burt, extended instruments; Audrey Chen, cello and voice; Will Redman, vibraphone; Shodekeh…read more
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From Alex B's Beat Tape Volume 1 www.alexbeats.com www.1320records.com www.myspace.com/pnuma
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other stuff i never finished
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From Alex B's Beat Tape Volume 1 www.alexbeats.com www.1320records.com www.myspace.com/pnuma
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This is another track resulting from a project in my digital music class at Oasis Charter Middle School (Spring 2007). Using a common pool of objects, my newborn daughter's baby instruments, I asked the students to create episodic sound illustrations…read more
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hi

This is another song that came out of my year teaching at MATHS Charter School in the Baltimore City Public School System. Sewella Barnes was one of my students who would come after school to record after school, even when she was no longer taking…read more
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Guest said

Great collab, love it

A live improvisation on material drawn from an older composition of mine for solo guitar, "Gut Matrix". In this performance from a Purple City Players concert at Maryland Institute College of Art in November 2010, Ben Beirs played the live guitar…read more
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Breaking Light said

Nice dynamics, method.

A live improvisation on material drawn from an older composition of mine for solo guitar, "Gut Matrix". In this performance from a Purple City Players concert at Maryland Institute College of Art in November 2010, Ben Beirs played the live guitar…read more
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Breaking Light said

Great dynamics. Interesting method!

A live improvisation on material drawn from an older composition of mine for solo guitar, "Gut Matrix". In this performance from a Purple City Players concert at Maryland Institute College of Art in November 2010, Ben Beirs played the live guitar…read more
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Guest said

Now yer talkin’. Got more?

Erik Spangler (aka DJ Dubble8) received his Ph.D. in music composition from Harvard University in 2004. Since then, he has most frequently presented his compositions as a turntablist in solo and ensemble settings.

He is co-founder of the genre-bending duo Hybrid Groove Project, and Artistic Director of the Contemporary Museum’s Mobtown Modern music series in Baltimore.

from Baltimore, United States

Who Erik Spangler follows

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