Current Releases

Marielle V Jakobsons "Glass Canyon" LP/CD/download on Students of Decay
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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

Macro Cymatic Studies v2.17

Macro-Cymatic Studies: Dresher Residency & Premiere Performance @ Somarts 8/22/14


        Its hard to describe the feeling that I get from making this new work.   Its like I’ve been making it my whole life, but only now am realizing the true shape or form. This past month I’ve been building, whittling, and testing at the Paul Dresher Artist Residency (  Its been […]

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 […]

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 […]