Pop Quz net.label screenshot - August 2011

Pop Quiz net.label launched!!!

I just finished making the website for a Saskatoon based net.label called Pop Quiz. it is directed by Jon Vaughn. There is a ton of cool underground electronic, noise, and avant garde music to be downloaded here, so rev up your click finger :) www.popquizparty.com

Pop Quiz Party Jam 2011! Multi-Album and Website Launch!

27 August at 17:00 - 28 August at 04:00 Location: Paved arts, 424 20th Street West, Saskatoon, SK Hosted by:Jon Vaughn Paved Arts presents Pop Quiz Party Jam 2011! Multi-Album and Website Launch! Saturday, August 27 5pm - 4am $10 424 20th Street West 20 Above Events Space (Upstairs of Paved/AKA) Live sets from: LIMBO (Regina) http://soundcloud.com/limbo SUBMIT (Regina) http://www.archive.org/details/quiz017-submit-that_which_came_b4 ...
INDEX Festival New York 2011

VJ Carrie Gates performs live at the INDEX Festival in New York at the [Mis]Adventures In Manipulation event

Two evenings of performances are dedicated to artists who repurpose, hack or deconstruct tools to produce sound and/or light for time-based performances. The selected artists have built instrumentation using various and varied media formats. In a Frankenstonian spirit, these artists fashion composite instruments, for the purpose of engaging further into the intangible experience. Expanding out, these events will be broadcast …

INDEX Festival Opening Party - New York, Aug. 3. 2011

VJ Carrie Gates videos screened at the INDEX Festival Opening Party, New York Aug. 3, 2011

Time Wednesday at 21:00 - 04 August at 01:00 Location M1-5 Lounge 52 Walker Street New York, NY Created by: Opalnest, Helen Wu, Victoria Keddie, Kristin Trethewey More info :: Index Festival 2011 NY Opening :: Please join us on August 3rd for Index Festival's official kick-off party featuring wildflowers and psychedelia – from the turntables to the re-mixed visuals ...
Castle If and Carrie Gates - June 2011

Castle If and Carrie Gates – Live at Jale, June 2011

I recently had the pleasure of performing with Castle If (aka Jess Forrest) in Saskatoon at Jale (the event space above Cafe Sola). She’s a really unique character whom I find quite intriguing…her music is synthy and kraut-influenced, with a splash of sort of an electronic goth vibe. Check out the videos and see what you think of our fresh …

Carrie Gates and Jon Vaughn - Live at vive Yaya Series, Caffe Sola, Saskatoon, Jan. 2011

Carrie Gates and Jon Vaughn – Live at Vive’s yaya Event Series January 2011

Carrie Gates and Jon Vaughn make abstract, fantastical artworks from digital and analog visual and audio technologies. Gates constructs complex and intriguing visual projections in realtime that interact with the audio through methods such as sound-responsive animation and no-input analog signal processing within customized VJ software and hardware setups. Vaughn sculpts his sound character from a variety of prepared or ...

Smarties for Milkhorse – Video by Carrie Gates

This video was made in February 2006 in order to be used as projected video during a crazy show with Saskatoon noise band, Milkhorse. Since then, it has been used as VJ source footage and a hypnotism tool!

Vinyl Interventions - Live at Ecube - Front Album Cover - Design by Carrie Gates

Vinyl Interventions live at Ecube – BricoLodge Release 019

This is a live set from the Vinyl Interventions Trio: Esther Bourdages, Marinko Jareb, and Carrie Gates. Live at Ecube, Montréal, this album documents the six-turntable cut-up that flipped it squiggly-style for a very live crowd. Using homemade microphones, sliced + diced records, kiddy turntables, oddity vinyl classics all switched up, this was also a very visual and performative event.

Digidome Archives Various Artists: vitaminsforyou, Camp, Laura Kavanaugh and Ian Birse, liminaL projects, Carrie Gates, Esther B., Max Haiven, duul_drv, Jon Vaughn, and Marinko Jareb – BricoLodge Release 012

Spine-tingling psychoacoustics, glitches that open abysmal dungeons, and absurd cross-cultural collaborations comprised the very special night of audiovisual immersion known as Digidome. In a voluminous inflatable golf dome in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a pan-Canadian cast of exceptionally talented and creative audio artists joined forces with a juried international selection of videos and video artists to create this quasi-legendary event. Here, BricoLodge …