Symbolic insight presents the fifth annual transistor electronic sound art festival on June 10, 11, and 12, 2011 at The Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut St., Denver, Colorado. There are over 45 confirmed acts performing at this year’s transistor festival.
Friday night showcases include Iuengliss (Plastic Sound Supply, Westword’s 2011 best record label), In Better Senses, Brocken Spectre, page 27, and more. Legendary industrial project, Not Breathing from Tempe, Arizona, who performed with Download (of Skinny Puppy) and Dead Voices on Air on the most recent tour, will headline Saturday night, with The 47th Star from New Mexico, kuxaan-sum, c.db.sn., entropic advance, and KONTROLLED DEMOLITION. Sunday night will feature local acts WIRETRAP, Dsquise, Circle Six, Bourdon, dj bios+a+ic, dj bahiya and more. Additional acts will also perform in the front room each night at the Walnut Room with all music beginning at 7 p.m. There are all-ages performances at the Walnut Room Pizzeria both Friday and Saturday night and an ambient immersive textures collaborative show on Sunday night at the Gypsy House Cafe. Transistor festival is a community event bringing together like-minded, talented artists, with people who are interested in supporting innovative and modern electronic sound art. Building on a grassroots and a DIY attitude, the festival has grown into a strong local group of artists and musicians who will continue to bring international attention to Denver with their work. For the complete schedule, information, and links to all the acts web pages, visit transistorfestival.com.
Symbolic insight is an experimental electronic music company founded in 1998 by Wesley Davis (aka bios+a+ic) which includes a studio, label, and event productions which is currently based out of Nederland, Colorado. Jewl Petteway (aka bahiya) is an integral part of the process, assisting with organization, operation, promotion, and management since 2006. As a production company, symbolic insight has hosted textures (Westword’s Best ambient showcase, 2009) for three years and this is year five for transistor electronic sound art festival.