March 2015 "The End of Light" Exhibition at Madelife Gallery, Boulder Colorado. Two photo prints from my Macro-Cymatic Series will be on exhibition.

June 6-7 World premiere of new choral composition "Threads Beneath" inspired by mycology for the eminent International Orange Chorale of San Francisco voted Audience Favorite for their Spring Season!

June 26th @ The LAB SF, in the Ecstatic Music Band, with J. Krausbauer, Agnes Szelag, and Blaine Todd, also performing John Bischoff, and Blood Wedding

June 27th @ Life Changing Ministries, Oakland official debut of a new project Saariselka! Along with The Essentialists (J. Krausbauer + David Kendall) and Matt Ingalls

Summer Tour 2015

July 5th Jon Mueller, Chuck Johnson, MVJ @ Acme Records, Milkwaukee

July 9th Zelienople, ADT, Chuck Johnson, MVJ @ Elastic Arts, Chicago

July 10th Terrane, Chuck Johnson, MVJ @ Xhurch, Portland

July 11th Debacle Festival, Seattle, solo performance and Terrane with Dewey Mahood (Plankton Wat, Eternal Tapestry) and Chuck Johnson. Terrane's debut record "Basalt Palisades" can be heard via Sonic Meditations where I contributed on flute to "Radiolarite". I'll be playing flute and bass at these shows!

August 28 LA TBA

November - Residency at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts

“Saariselka” new musical project debut 6/27

Inspired by the fjells of magical Lapland, we offer you a new sonic experience of slow beats undulating on glistening long tones.  Featuring pedal steel guitar, electric piano, synthesizers, drum machine and voice, this is the first project where I am singing and playing keyboards.  Its been several months in the making, and I am super excited to share this new music with you!

Life Changing Ministry
8th and Peralta, Oakland
$5-10 suggested donation

SAARISELKA (Marielle V. Jakobsons and Chuck Johnson) 
THE ESSENTIALISTS (John krausbauer and David Kendall)


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“Silver Teeth in the Sun” Video

Footage for Chuck Johnson’s latest album premiere track, shot by me! Inspiration: Chuck’s delicate performance, my fave vintage Canon macro lens, a meditation tower surrounded by sequoia redwoods, all wrapped in a 70′s California zen hippie commune blanket……

foundsoundscape live radio

Along with hundreds of other amazing artists (including creator Janek Schafer, Brian Eno, Pauline Oliveros, Maggi Payne, Christina Kubisch, Charlemagne Palestine, Scanner and many many others!) I contributed some personal field recordings to this project.  I recorded my backyard on April 4, 2015, from 4:30-5:30 am during the Blood Moon total lunar eclipse.  Do you hear […]

Life Changing Ministries Solo Performance 4/17/2015


      I’m really excited to say my third solo album is well underway, and new material from it I’ll be premiering at LCM in Oakland. Even more exciting, the rest of the lineup are super talented buddies Voicehandler & Zachary James Watkins (of Black Spirituals) as well as Roberto Diego Pulgar from Colorado. Hope to […]

The End of Light Exhibition


I am excited to announce that two of my photographs will be on exhibition at Madelife Gallery in Boulder, Colorado, from March 6-29th.  “The End of Light” Exhibit was curated by the photographer Kevin Hoth.  Gallery listing info can be found here.  About the exhibit: “All is visible and all elusive, all is near and can’t be touched.” […]

Terrane’s ‘Basalt Palisades’ cassette on Sonic Meditations

Basalt Palisades by Terrane Terrane is the new duo of Dewey Mahood (Plankton Wat, Eternal Tapestry and Jackie-o Motherfucker) with Chuck Johnson (of Spatula, Idyll Swords). I had the pleasure of playing flute to the cosmic spacejams of “Radiolarite.” ‘Basalt Palisades’ is released on the micro label curated by Justin Wright of Expo ’70 “Sonic […]

Macro Cymatic Studies v3.12

Macro-Cymatic Studies goes in a new direction of process – utilizing individual layers of sound as source for different tracks of video. At the bottom of the video please select 1080HD to view HD video!  

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  Very excited to share with you an edit of the debut performance of Macro Cymatic Studies!! To me this work represents a deep appreciation for unfolding process and beauty within and around us all the time, with the aspiration to highlight this essence and share it in an interconnected experience. I’m super excited to […]

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