24/4/2010 Los Angeles
Sound travels, and so does entropy. In this premier of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage" GX Jupitter-larsen, Jessica King, and Elden M were involved. They operated their amplified suitcases, shaking and banging them about till the luggage eventually broke. (#348)
9/5/2010 Los Angeles
In this second installment of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage" GX Jupitter-larsen and Elden M operated their amplified suitcases, shaking and banging them till the luggage broke. (#349)
13/5/2010 Los Angeles
GX Jupitter-Larsen and Gil Kuno amplified and treated the sound of an aerosol can being discharged. The image of the "Amplified Aerosol Discharging" was projected behind the performers to deliver the audiovisual articulations of erosion and entropy. When the small can emptied, it was quickly replaced with a large amplified fire extinguisher. Staged at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art, this premier last 17 minutes. (#350)
In this rendition of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage" GX Jupitter-larsen and Jessica King were slapping their amplified suitcases together, while Steve Meketa used an angle grinder to grind and cut his metal suitcase to bits. Sparks were flying, as the audience cheered on. (#351) This performance was part of the Neon Marshmallow Festival, a four day event with nearly 100 performers from around the world. Other acts included Government Alpha, Justice Yeldham, Astral Social Club, Pod Blotz, and Dave Phillips.
On the last day of the Neon Marshmallow Festival, Dave Phillips and GX Jupitter-Larsen did an impromptu live collaboration entitled "Dig." While Dave went out into the audience using chalk to draw holes on the theatre floor, GX remained on stage to dig sonic holes with an amplified toy shovel. This unscheduled performance ended after 10 minutes when an audience member got up on stage and turned the power off. (#352)
25/8/2010 Los Angeles
In this rendition of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage" AMK performed his unique flexi-based turntablism while GX Jupitter-larsen, Jessica King, and Elden M operated their amplified suitcases. (#353)
GX Jupitter-Larsen and Jessica King sat across from each other. Grabbing the same flashlight, they pushed it against an amplified suitcase. This performance was done in conjunction with the opening for Dirk Bell's light-installation at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. (#354)
GX Jupitter-Larsen and Jessica King sat across from each other. Grabbing the same flashlight, they pushed it against an amplified suitcase. The performance took place at the bottom of an open elevator shaft. The audience stood above them, looking down the shaft. The whole building reverberated from the noise. This performance was done in conjunction with the opening for Dirk Bell's light-installation at Sadie Coles HQ. (#355)
During the first evening of the Dead Audio fest at Super Happy Funland, an amplified toy shovel was feeding back against an amplified suitcase. (#356)
During the second night of Dead Audio, GX Jupitter-Larsen and Richard Ramirez performed as The Haters. It was a succession of sanding, cutting, and a little crackling filtered through an amplified suitcase. (#357)
There were four renditions of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage". One a night for four consecutive nights. Each performance lasted 20 minutes. The venue for all four performances was located in a dilapidated dentist office near Kottbusser Tor.
On Feb 2, GX Jupitter-Larsen squeezed an amplified toy shovel against an amplified suitcase. (#358)
On Feb 3, Jessica King sat holding a small amplified suitcase on her head while GX Jupitter-Larsen held a larger amplified suitcase over hers. The two devices, feeding back, generated massive low-end standing waves. (#359)
On Feb 4, GX Jupitter-Larsen, Jessica King and Joke Lanz performed as The Haters by pressing their three amplified suitcases together. The devices, feeding back, generated a dirty accumulation of noise. (#360)
On Feb 5, Five members of The Haters, using four amplified suitcases and two extra loose contact mics generated a very thick jumble of noise. (#361)
During the course of the day, three different renditions of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage" were performed. A new suitcase, modified to give a bigger booming sound was premiered. Each performance lasted about 11 minutes. The morning installment was by GX Jupitter-Larsen and Johnathan Cash, performing as The Haters. (#362) The afternoon installment was by GX Jupitter-Larsen and Richard Ramirez, also performing as The Haters. (#363) And the final evening performance was a solo by GX Jupitter-Larsen. (#364)
19/4/2011 West Hollywood
In this rendition of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage" Jessica King sat holding a small amplified suitcase on her head while GX Jupitter-Larsen pressed a larger amplified suitcase against hers. Elden M operated his theremin which was effected by the two suitcases due to their close proximity. (#365)
In this rendition of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage" GX Jupitter-Larsen pressed an amplified toy shovel against an amplified suitcase. (#366)
In this rendition of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage" GX Jupitter-Larsen rubbed an amplified toy shovel against an amplified suitcase. (#367)
The original Denver cast members Paul Dickerson and Bob Ferbrache joined GX Jupitter-Larsen in this rendition of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage" for this year’s Denver Noise Fest. GX stood centre stage holding up his amplified suitcase while Paul and Bob stood to either side pressing amplified toy shovels against it. This performance (#368) was the 25th Anniversary of The Haters first Denver show (#30).
Right after The Haters performance, GX Jupitter-Larsen contributed to a live mass noise collaboration including Bob Bellerue, Jeff Shell, Jay Watson, Arvo Fingers, John Rasmussen, and Steve Davis, among others. (#369)
In this rendition of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage" GX Jupitter-Larsen premiered his F-Super Duty suitcase which incorporates some Theremin technology to deliver thicker and more fuller thuds. (#370)
25/6/2011 New York
A 17 minute rendition of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage" with the F-Super Duty suitcase. (#371) Bob Bellerue reviewed the performance; "It was very different from what I’ve head by GX before; more like bubbles, tar pits, and chewing gum rather than sandpaper, napalm, and wood chippers...."
13/10/2011 New York
Adel Souto and Ian McGillivray sat up a noise installation by GX Jupitter-Larsen at the No Comment Art Show at 23 Wall Street. The exhibition was inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement at nearby Liberty Plaza. The installation was a hour of sounds from Occupy LA recorded and mixed by GX. (#376)
21/10/2011 Los Angeles
GX Jupitter-Larsen did a solo rendition of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage" which incorporated a field recording from the Occupy LA encampment. (#377)
GX Jupitter-Larsen did a solo rendition of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage" in which he used a modified transistor radio to interferer with the signals between two amplified suitcases. It was broadcast live on Austrian national radio (ORF) in conjunction with the 25th Anniversary of the Kunstradio program. (#385)
Staged at the Hermann Nitsch Museum, Heinz Cibulka did his "Digitalkompost" performance by moving and arranging organic matter from one open container to another. GX Jupitter-Larsen provided a live soundtrack using his own containers, two amplified suitcases. (#386)
It was the first night of the Extreme Rituals Schimpfluch Carnival, and GX Jupitter-Larsen performed with The New Blockaders. Three members of The New Blockaders were on stage severing, chopping, and ripping metal and junk. GX was above in a side balcony overlooking the stage. GX rubbed an amplified shovel against the balcony railing. The mostly high pitched crackling from The New Blockaders was in contrast to the mostly low end grinding by GX. The audience was ecstatic. Untitled. (#387)
Performing by thinking about performing was one of the themes of this final performance of the Extreme Rituals Schimpfluch Carnival. GX Jupitter-Larsen, Joke Lanz, Rudolf Eb.er, and Mike Dando were sitting on stage amplifying brainwaves. They used wireless electroencephalographic sensors that contented to laptops off stage. A sonfication patch, developed by Mick Grierson, translated the data stream to an audio signal. Rashad Becker mixed this signal into a wide spectrum of beeps, blasts, and blares that beset the bedazzled audience. (#388) Rudolf entitled the performance "Wellenfeld" in honor of Urs Schwaller. Richard Whitelaw was the performance coordinator.
22/2/2013 Los Angeles
A rendition of "Loud Luggage / Booming Baggage" . (#389)
GX Jupitter-Larsen and Jessica King taped their thumbs together to rub a small modified transistor radio. Entitled "Radio Abrasion". (#390)
23/10/2013 Los Angeles
Noise, for Saxophone & Spinner Spade as performed by Ace Farren Ford with GX Jupitter-Larsen. (#391)
1/11/2013 Los Angeles
GX Jupitter-Larsen, Jessica King, and Elden M performed as The Haters, rubbing scrapping and sanding modified analog radios. It was a 20 minute blend of erosion, hiss, and feedback. Entitled "Radio Abrasion". (#392)
10/12/2013 Los Angeles
Surrounded by John Wiese's video installation about The Haters, GX Jupitter-Larsen & John Wiese performed a rendition of the clici-clic performance. (#393)
The vertical spinner spade, plus other modified turn tables, and a whole pile of anti-records and cut-up flexi-montages made up this live collaboration between GX Jupitter-Larsen, Elden M, and AMK. Staged at The dA Center for the Arts. (#394)
7/3/2014 Los Angeles
A three-way collaboration resulting in radio abrasion by GX Jupitter-Larsen, noise by Johnathan Cash, and self-flagellation by Enrique Hernandez. (#395)
27/3/2014 Los Angeles
A 15 minute variation on the Loud Luggage theme featuring the Pump-Powered Permawave. The PPP is an amplified suitcase activated by the squeezing of hand-held pump-bulbs. (#396) This performance doubled up as a live taping of the television show Experimental Half-Hour.
A Noisy Delivery was screened at The Highland House as part of a day of sound art & performance. Printed instructions were posted inviting those in attendance to enact a performance on their own, which among other things, included a walk to the local post office. (#399)
18/5/2014 Los Angeles
A 12 minute variation of the "Pump-Powered Permawave" with GX Jupitter-Larsen, Jessica King, and Elden M. This was both The Haters 35th Anniversary Show, and the 400th performance for GX. (#400)
21/6/2014 Culver City
A 14 minute solo variation of the "Pump-Powered Permawave" by GX Jupitter-Larsen. (#401)
15/8/2014 Los Angeles
A 12 minute variation of the "Pump-Powered Permawave" which had Jessica King operating the PPP while Elden M, Jackson Wallis, and Lorenzo Abattoir provided additional sounds. GX Jupitter-Larsen did a live mix of all these sounds into a festive-yet-dark pounding throb. It was really loud with super lo-end frequencies throbbing inside the audience's guts. (#405)
14/12/2014 Fitzroy (Melbourne)
Between live acts and a screening of A Noisy Delivery, there were two performance installations. For the first, an electric drill empty of any drill bit was placed centre stage. The installation started when someone plugged the drill in. The bit-less drill was left to rattle around on the floor by itself. Ten minutes later, the installation was over when someone else unplugged the drill. (#408) For the second installation, printed instructions were posted inviting those in attendance to enact a performance on their own, which among other things, included a walk to the local post office. (#409)
7/5/2015 Los Angeles
While Suzy Poling utilized sheet metal and a small reel-to-reel player, GX Jupitter-Larsen operated his vertical spinner spade. This 16 minute live collaboration was entitled “Meddyliol”. (#412) Hear it HERE!
12/2/2016 Los Angeles
A number of people later said they felt like they were being squeezed by the sound. GX Jupitter-Larsen pushed an amplified book against sandpaper. Officially, it was the book launch party for his first monograph, Nihil Ad Rem, published by Hesse Press. Earlier in the day GX did a book signing for the new monograph at the Los Angeles Art Book Fair. (#414) More info HERE!
7/5/2016 Los Angeles
The Haters 37th Anniversary Show was also the premiere of the Totimorphous Ubiety Guide (TUG). Designed & built by GX Jupitter-Larsen, this hand-held analog device requires two people to operate. While GX handled the controls, Jessica King pulled & pushed on the machine’s rigid spring. Each tug affecting the sound produced with the result being a slow pulse. There’s never any question of location with this divining rod for conclusions. (#415)
A 20 minute installment of Audiothecary which began and ended with a looped voice recording of Salvador Allende weighing freedoms & liberties. (#416)
26/5/2017 Los Angeles
Second rendition of the Totimorphous Ubiety Guide (TUG) performed by GX Jupitter-Larsen & Jessica King. The resulting pulse being more deep and rumbly than before.(#417)
GX Jupitter-Larsen pushed a live microphone onto sandpaper for 10 minutes.(#419)
6/7/2018 Los Angeles
A collaboration between GX Jupitter-Larsen and Crank Sturgeon. For 20 minutes, while GX operated an amplified toy shovel, Crank attempted to draw and amplify footnotes on a long roll of paper with a sharpie affixed to his toes. (#420)
This performance was done in conjugation with GX’s "Friends About The Polywave" sound installation. It was the conclusion of the opening night at Coaxial Arts Center.
The following night, July 7, Coaxial screened Omniwave Refresher, Holes On The Neck, and Facts On The Polywave. This was followed by an Artist Q&A with GX. Much was discussed about vampire mythos, fertility, secret codes, and the art of making trance cinema.
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