Current Releases

Marielle V Jakobsons "Glass Canyon" LP/CD/download on Students of Decay
Distributed by Experimedia Order HERE

Glass Canyon

Limited dusted rose vinyl is SOLD OUT, but we still have copies of normal vinyl. Also available as CD/download HERE . The album expands the duo of Gregg Kowalsky and I with Ben Bracken on bass, Michael Elrod on tanpura, and Noah Phillips on guitar. It was recorded at Lucky Cat Studios by Phil Manley.

The Dusted Sessions

Shows 2014

July 12 Gravity Spells: Performance collaboration with filmmaker Mark Wilson @ The Kala Art Center as part of Gravity Spells Series
August 22 Soundwave (6) Performance premiering my Macro-Cymatic work & instruments developed in collaboration with the Dresher Ensemble Artist Residency @ SOMarts, SF
December Premier of New work for the International Orange Chorale of San Francisco

Gravity Spells Series & Performance 7/12










John Davis’ series invites collaboration between Cinematic & New Music artists, as performance series and a limited edition book which I’m part of, as well as a limited edition double LP and DVD with selected participants.  I’m very excited to be presenting a live score in surround sound to Mark Wilson’s animated film “Ghost Dance.”  Also performing that evening: the home-brewed psychedelia of Andy Puls, Keith Evans (of 23five collective), and the organizer himself John Davis in collaboration with animator Lawrence Jordan.

Tickets are sliding scale and start at 7pm at Kala Arts in Berkeley.

Other evenings lineups include many great friends and artists!!

July 5, 7-9pm:
Jeremy Rourke
Mary Helena Clark with Andy Roche
Jim Haynes
Kerry Laitala with Ashley Bellouin & Ben Bracken

July 19, 7-9pm
Zach Iannazzi
Thad Povey & Mark Taylor
Steve Dye with Anthony Iamurri
Paul Clipson wth Tashi Wada

July 26, 7-9pm
Chris Duncan
Tooth with Collin McKelvey
Craig Baldwin with Maggi Payne


For more info see
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Book & Edition:


Macro-Cymatic Studies

A study for some new work combining macro photography and composing for cymatic fluid movements. This is part of a larger body of work I’m envisioning, including installations and performances. Stay tuned!  

MVJ / Marisa Anderson / Meg Baird / Danny Grody

Marisa Anderson / Danny Paul Grody / MVJ


MVJ, Chuck Johnson @ Studio Grand 1/30/14

StudioGrand 1/30/14

I’ll be presenting a solo set of violin & synthesizers this Thursday, at the new Studio Grand in Oakland. Its a lovely, intimate space, if you haven’t seen it yet, and a great addition to our local scene! If you aren’t familiar with the work of Chuck Johnson, he creates beautiful microtonal guitar compositions in [...]

Date Palms at Woodsist Festival 2013 9/28


We’re kicking off  the Woodsist Festival in Pioneertown, CA tomorrow.  Pioneertown is near Joshua Tree, in Socal.  Excited to return to the desert.  Come early, our set starts at 2pm, fest is at Pappy and Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace. Also performing: Real Estate Woods Fresh and Onlys White Fence The Babies Jessica Pratt Alex Bleeker and [...]

Date Palms Dusted Sessions US/Euro Tour September 2013


                        Super excited to hit the wide road with my pals in Date Palms!  Kickoff show is tomorrow in San Francisco at the Cafe du Nord with Hiss Golden Messenger.  So much to look forward to, including shows with Mountains, Plankton Wat, Ignatz, Man [...]

New Date Palms Track “Sky Trails” and Tour CD


Listen and download our new track “Sky Trails”, recorded at the Dusted Sessions but previously unreleased.  In addition to the main band members, the piece features Michael Cormier on pedal steel. The tour CD has arrived!  It contains Sky Trails and other unreleased and demo songs, from the living room to studio outtakes.  Its a [...]

Visiting this World w/Paul Clipson 6/29/13


Paul Clipson (Super 8 films) & Marielle Jakobsons (music) A number of short films on Super 8mm by Paul Clipson with soundtracks by a multitude of musician friends and sound artists including Young Moon (Trevor Montgomery), Che Chen, Painted Caves (Evan Caminiti), Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Alex Cobb and Barn Owl. This will be followed by a [...]

Date Palms::::::The Dusted Sessions

Night Light Record RElease

Date Palms third album, and our first release with Thrill Jockey Records, is now available! If you’d like a copy, we have plenty and I’d be happy to hook you up with a CD or dusted pink vinyl!  If you’d like to download, check out iTunes, Emusic, Thrill Jockey site, etc. Our record release show [...]

Date Palms Dusted Sessions Videos by Andy Puls

Date Palms – Dusted Down from Thrill Jockey Records on Vimeo. Date Palms – Yuba Reprise from Thrill Jockey Records on Vimeo. By Andy Puls with his magic analog video boxes!!