New audio: Exhume

I’ve just gotten back from a retreat at the Whiteley Center on San Juan Island, where I spent a few days roaming around the rainforest and coastline seeking out more field recordings, studying intimacy, and generally finding myself enjoying the natural solitude.

GOOS II Released

GOOS II: Straddle is now out and about. Contact me for copies. Limited print run. Also written with AI (InferKit and GPT). I read from this book last night at the Bulldog Poetry series. When the recording is made available I will link to it here.

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A New Sound Project: roarbuzz

It’s been a while since I posted any new audio works. This is the first new exploration in sound since May 2021’s Dunn Gardens. roarbuzz uses found sound from a hostel in Banff, along with Paul’s Extreme Sound Stretch, and a bunch of EQing in Ableton. The result is the most ambient work I’ve ever created, and the first in a sequence of audio projects that are connected to a larger performance piece in development.

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Green Axes by Greg Bem

A poetry collection both horrific and pastoral: Green Axes is now available!

My second full-length, printed book has appeared. I am excited to announce the release of my next poetry publication Green Axes! Thanks to Red at Alien Buddha Press for agreeing to work with me on the poems and the overall structure of the book. As the title of this post suggests, these poems are derived from shadow and expanse. They are horrific and they are pastoral, sourced from a handful of local meditations and remote

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