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WORKS LIST AND PERFORMANCE HISTORY

 

ORCHESTRA

 

‘skotos’ an electroacoustic opera 2019 

120’00’’

 

[time for sonic boom]     2018      > 01’’

commissioned by Ulrich Krieger

*Premiered by Sonic Boom at CalArts 5/5/18

*Performed by THE EAR at Dimenna Center in NYC 9/20/18

 

‘the sky is falling’ for electro-acoustic orchestra 2017 

15’00’’

 

M[i][a]KRO 

glitch score for undetermined large ensemble and white noise 2017 

0’01’ - 25’00’’

*Premiered by New Mexico Contemporary Ensemble at CFA Downtown Studio June 24th, 2018

Albuquerque, NM

 

[[[chasma4]]] amplified orchestra 2016 for amplified orchestra and electronics

8’16’’

‘falling into the blackness’ amplified orchestra and electronics 2014 19’02’’

*Premiered by Sonic Boom at California Institute of the Arts December 9th, 2015

‘her slow gasp’ 2013 15’00’’

Intonarumori Orchestra

*Commissioned and Premiered by Luciano Chessa and The Orchestra of Noise Intoners

Art Science Museum Marina Bay Sands (Singapore) February 12th 2015 

*Performed at The Cleveland Museum of Art January 16th 2015

‘an imaginary place’ solo for heavily distorted guitar and orchestra 2013 12’00’’

*Premiered by CalArts Orchestra in The Roy O. Disney Hall 2013

*Performed by Rock Orchestra in The Roy O. Disney Hall 2013

‘waving landscape through the black glass’ 2012 7’00 

*Premiered by NCP Ensemble at Calarts 2013

‘spectrum gaze’ 2011 12’00 

(arr. for any number or combination of instruments)

*Performed by Sonic Boom Ensemble at CalArts in Roy O. Disney Hall 2012

‘and i could suddenly hear life peering through the night...’ 2010 15’00

‘for the sake of sound and listening’ 2006 15’00 (for any number or combination of instruments)

 

CHAMBER

 

‘Visions of an End’ 

Large Choir

2019     7’30’’

For KHORIKOS

 

‘An End For A New Beginning’ 

2 electroacoustic harps and live electronics

2019     13’25’’

For Synchromy

 

‘spectral clapping’ - postcard piece for modular ensemble

2019     9’00’’

For NMCE

 

‘places for transformation’ - music for postcards and modular ensemble

2019  short to long duration

commissioned by NMCE

 

Wu Wei - ‘without force’ for amplified feedback and pedals  

2019  short to long duration

commissioned by Clara Byom

*Premiered at Aux Dog Theatre July 16th 2019  NM, Albuquerque 

 

Mushin - ‘no mind’ for electric guitar, baritone saxophone, piano, percussion, loop pedals  

2019  24’40’’

commissioned by Hinge Ensemble

*Premiered at Tufts University January 25th 2020  Medford, MA

 

[that which is significant of itself] for solo viola and pedal board 2019 25’00’’

Commissioned by Dr. Jonathan Morgan

*Premiered at UCSB Music Festival August 10th 2019  Santa Barbara, CA

 

 

[the now of time] 2018 ca. 20’00’’ 

Commissioned by New Mexico Contemporary Ensemble

*Premiered at Santa Fe Center for Contemporary Arts August 12th 2018

 

[sonic portraits of time] created for spectrograph and electro-acoustic percussion ensemble ca. 4’40’’

Published by Technoculture July 5th 2017

https://tcjournal.org/drupal/vol7/carro

 

[spaces for oblivion] prepared electro-acoustic piano 2017 ca. 14’20’’ 

Commissioned by Vicki Ray

*Premiered by Vicki Ray at Zipper Hall - Los Angeles, CA 4/3/18

*4/30/19 - [spaces for oblivion] for electro-acoustic piano and multimedia (Performed by Vicki Ray) - HEAR NOW and P.I.E. present the electro-acoustic concert in collaboration with P.I.E - Throop Unitarian Universalist Church - Pasadena, CA 

 

‘1 to ∞’     7’00’’

POSTCARD PIECE 2017

*Premiered at Rio Grande Theatre August 27th 2017 

*Premiered at The Albuquerque Rail Yards August 29th 2017 

*Premiered at Center for the Contemporary Arts August 26th 2017 

*Performed at CFA Downtown Studio June 24th 2018 NM

*5/18/19 - Performance of '1 to ∞' -  Dog Star Orchestra 15 - Pasadena CA

 

‘6 skins/woods’     7’00’’

POSTCARD PIECE 2017

*Premiered at Rio Grande Theatre August 27th 2017 

*Premiered at The Albuquerque Rail Yards August 29th 2017 

*Premiered at Center for the Contemporary Arts August 26th 2017 

 

‘solo or ensemble’     7’00’’

POSTCARD PIECE 2017

*Rio Grande Theatre August 27th 2017 NM

*The Albuquerque Rail Yards August 29th 2017  NM

*Premiered at Center for the Contemporary Arts August 26th 2017 NM

*Performed at CFA Downtown Studio June 24th 2018 NM

 

[[[a nation defiled]]] electro-acoustic chamber ensemble and live video 2016 20’00’’ Commissioned by Now Hear Ensemble for the Avaloch Farm Music Institute Residency 

*Premiered at UCSB Feb. 17th 2017 Santa Barbara, CA​

*Performed by Verdant Vibes Ensemble at Mathewson Street Theatre - Rhode Island Dec. 14th 2018 

*Performed by Verdant Vibes Ensemble at Firehouse Theatre -  Rhode Island Dec. 16th 2018 

 

[[[canticum de labyrinthus]]] electro-acoustic voice, controlled feedback and live video 2016 9’04’’ 

*Premiered at St. George in Ano Syros, Greece July 30th 2016

[[[clouded]]] electro-acoustic viola and live video 2016 13’20’’

Commissioned by Dr. Jonathan Morgan

*Premiered by Dr. Jonathan Morgan April 1st 2017 at Bird Studio, Occidental College Los Angeles, CA

*Performed May 21st 2017 at SBCAST Santa Barbara, CA

[[[chasma]]] electro-acoustic string quartet

Commissioned by Isaura String Quartet

[[[chasma2]]] electro-acoustic string quartet

Commissioned by Isaura String Quartet

[[[chasma3]]] electro-acoustic string quartet

2016 10’00 - 30’00’’ 2016 10’00 - 30’00’’ 2016 20’16’’

Commissioned by Isaura String Quartet

for Marcus Rubio 2015 10’00’’- 15’00’’ electric guitar and pedals

[[[asphuxia]]] 2015 10’00’’- 20’00’’

electro-acoustic cymbal, wind performer and abelton live

*Premiered at CFA Downtown Studio June 28th 2018 NM

[[[nexus]]] 2015 9’07’’

electro-acoustic baritone saxophone and abelton live

*Premiered by Steven Daniel Feiler at The Roy O. Disney Hall CalArts December 5th 2015

[[[nex]]] 2015 12’08’’

electro-acoustic French horn and abelton live

*Hear Now Festival April 23rd, 2016

*Premiered by Erin Poulin at The Roy O. Disney Hall CalArts April 1st 2015

*Performed by Dalton Harris (adapted for trombone) at CFA Downtown Studio June 28th 2018 NM

 

‘spectral drumming’ for Dr. Mark Sunkett 2014 19’02’’

12 amplified snare drums in Just Intonation

*​3/14/19 - 'spectral drumming' University of Florida Percussion Ensemble - Jacksonville, FL

*Premiered at Arizona State University December, 4th 2014 Phoenix,AZ

 

‘falling into the blackness’ 2014 19’02’’

solo contrabass and pedals/electronics with any instruments 

*Premiered by Now Hear Ensemble at UCSB April 3rd 2015

*Performed on Contrabass Clarinet by Ryan Anthony Espinosa at UNT April 15th 2017

 

‘tala landscape’ four players 2014 10’00’’

*Premiered in Los Angeles at The Blue Whale 2014 by Rhein Percussion

‘three kanjiras’ 2012 7’00

*Premiered at The Roy O. Disney Hall 2012 *Winning Composition for Capitol Records Contest *Recorded at Capitol Records 2013

‘death song of the last siren’ 2014 12’47’’

amplified electro-acoustic harp

*Commissioned by Marilu Donovan Premiered at The Wulf in Los Angeles, CA January 24th 2015 *East Coast Premiere at Home Audio Brooklyn, New York March 28th 2015

‘drowning in the tides’ 2014 15’00’’

amplified or acoustic ensemble: voice/large tam tam, bass clarinet, and piano 

*Commissioned by Fire Song (San Francisco, CA)

‘sketches of l.a.’ 2014 27’27’’

amplified ensemble: contra bass clarinet, 2 heavily distorted baritone guitars w/ ebows, and amplified drumset also performing voice)

*Premiered and performed by Ulrich Krieger, joshua carro, Max Kutner, and Antony Di Genarro at The Wulf in Los Angeles, CA 2014

*Released on Tape Label Ephem Aural N.Y.

‘a slow struggle through time’ 2013-14 11’00

electro-acoustic voice, electro-acoustic harp, and drumset) *Commissioned by Sharon Kim and Marilu Donovan

*West Coast Premiere at CalArts 2013

*East Coast Premiere at The Spectrum in New York City 2014

‘spectral fields in time’ 2013 13’00

amplified ensemble: bass clarinet, trombone, contrabass, piano, electric guitar, and cymbals

*Commissioned by Wild Rumpus Ensemble New Music Collective San Francisco, CA

*Performed by CONCEPT ENSEMBLE September 2019, Brisbane, Australia

*Recorded by Wild Rumpus for First Release Album at 25th St. Recording Oakland, CA

*Performed at Center for New Music San Franscisco by Wild Rumpus for Synchromy Concert ‘The Only Place’ 1/26/16

*Performed at LArtShare by Wild Rumpus for Synchromy Concert ‘The Only Place’ 1/23/16

*Performed for The Terry Riley Piano Premieres at The New Music Gathering Festival in San Francisco, CA 2015

*Premiered at The Trinity Series in Oakland, CA 2014

‘to grasp is to uncontrollably drop’ 2013 10’00

arr. for b-flat clarinet, full clarinet choir, and piano drones

*Premiered at Claremont College 2013

*Performed at the San Franscisco Conservatory of Music 2014

*Winning Composition for ‘What’s Next? Ensemble Call for Scores 2014 *Performed at L.A. Art Share 2014

‘rippling through us is light’ 2013 45’

electro-acoustic harp and live electronics

*Commissioned and Premiered by Susan Allen  Theatre Mark 80 NY 2012

‘to grasp is to uncontrollably drop’ 2013 10’

solo b-flat clarinet, abelton live and piano drones

*Commissioned and Premiered by William Powell at Valley College 2013 *Performed at Conde Duque Cultural Center in Madrid, Spain on july 22nd for the 2015 World Clarinet Festival

*Performed at California Institute for the Arts 2014

‘three imaginary drone clouds in time’ 2012 10’00-30’00

b-flat clarinet and piano

*Commissioned and Premiered by William Powell at University of Central Florida 2012

‘spectrum gaze’ 2011 12’00

orig. three pianos

*Premiered at California Institute for the Arts in Roy O. Disney Hall 2012

‘spacial’ 2010 15’00 - 45’00

12 celli w/ or w/ out electronics

*World Premiere and Winning Composition of The 2013 Celli Composition Competition at University of California Berkeley 2014

*Performed at The UC Berkeleyy Museum and National Film Archive

*(last movement) Premiered at California Institute for the Arts in The Wild Beast 2010

‘the pasture at dusk’ 2008 11’00 

five celli

‘seattlemix’ 2007 7’00

b-flat clarinet, cello, and piano

*5/19/18 - Performance of 'Seattlemix" by sound riot ensemble- Nashville, TN

*Performed at Fresno State University by Fresno State New Music Ensemble April, 5th 2017 

*Performed by NCP Ensemble at Calarts 2011 at The Roy O. Disney Hall CalArts (Vicki Ray, Erika Duke Kirk-Patrick, and William Powell)

*Premiered at Arizona State University 2008

 

PERCUSSION

 

[[[asphuxia2]]] 2016 10’00’’- 20’00’’

electro-acoustic body and noise

*Premiered at CalArts April 15th 2016 by the composer

‘through dreamt intuitions’ 2014 15’00’’

amplified prepared vibraphone and large tam tams

*Commissioned by Tony Giuseppe Genarro Premiered at Chosen Vale Seminar 2014

‘in the web of spontaneous change’ 2013 20’00 

solo electro-acoustic percussion

*Premiered at CalArts 2014 by Jenica Anderson

‘places remembered and forgotten’ 2013 20’00 

solo for 5 timpani, 5 tam tams, 5 crotales, and 5 cymbals 

*Premiered at CalArts 2014 by Colton Lytle

‘agōn’ 2013 10’00- ∞

solo for drumset, guitar, voice and live electronics

 *Premiered on LA Art Stream Webcast 2013

‘of cycling light’ 2009 43’00

large multi-setup w/ live electronics

‘one life’ solo percussion 2006 21’00 

large multi-setup w/ grand piano

*Premiered at Arizona State University 2006

FILM SOUND DESIGN

NOISE SOUNDPACK VOL. 1  - 2019 https://www.joshuacarro.com/soundpacks

NOISE SOUNDPACK VOL. 2  - 2019 https://www.joshuacarro.com/soundpacks

 

‘AWOL’ VOL. 2 action sequences library

Composed for Elephant Sound Design Published by Warner/Chappell Music Inc.

‘AWOL’ VOL. 1 action sequences library

Composed for Elephant Sound Design Published by Warner/Chappell Music Inc.

2016 release

2015/2016

‘Action Sequences’ library 2015 (2016 release) Composed for Brand X and Elephant Sound Design Published by Warner/Chappell Music Inc.

‘Psycho Acoustics’ horror sequence library 2015 (2016 release) Composed for Elephant Sound Design

Published by Warner/Chappell Music Inc.

‘Red Light Green Light’ 2014 12’00’’

Music Composition and Foley for American Pain Killers

TRANSCRIPTIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS

‘The Surge’ by Ion Dissonance arr. for percussion ensemble performed by Apollo HS 2016

‘Enterprising Young Men’ Michael Giacchino arr. for percussion ensemble

performed by Apollo HS 2016

‘Numbers’ by Numbers

arr. for percussion ensemble performed by Apollo HS 2016

‘Every Breath You Take’ by The Police 2015

performed by Lonely Beast

 

‘Cheat on me’ by Lou Reed 2013-14

***Consultation project with Lou Reed and Ulrich Krieger

‘Frustration’ by Lou Reed 2013-14

***Consultation project with Lou Reed and Ulrich Krieger

‘Vex and Siolence’ by Ministry 2013 7’00

*Performed at CalArts by Sonic Boom Ensemble in Roy O. Disney Hall 2012

‘Big Church’ by Sunn O))) (arr. full orchestra) 2012 10’00 (MEGSZENTSEGTELENITHETELENSEGEDKEDESEITAKERT) 

*Performed by CalArts Orchestra in The Wild Beast 2012

*Honorable mention by Steven O'Malley of Sunn O))) on Southern Lords Recordings and Ideologic Organ.

‘Big Church’ by Sunn O))) 2012 10’00 (MEGSZENTSEGTELENITHETELENSEGEDKEDESEITAKERT) (Consulted with Sunn O))) and Eyvind Kang )

‘Die Roboter’ by Kraftewerk 2012 7'00

*Performed at CalArts by Sonic Boom Ensemble in Roy O. Disney Hall 2012

‘Late October’ by Harold Budd and Brian Eno 2012 5’00

*Performed at CalArts by Sonic Boom Ensemble in Roy O. Disney Hall 2012

‘Permafrost’ by Thomas Köner 2012 10’00

*Performed at CalArts by Sonic Boom Ensemble in Roy O. Disney Hall 2012 (Consulted with Composer Thomas Köner)

 

COMPILATIONS. COLLABORATIONS. CONTRIBUTIONS.

 

Vestige: The Debut Album From Wild Rumpus

Pinna Records

2019

 

AVANT GARDE IS HAPPENING (FEATURING EXCLUSIVE TRACKS FROM NURSE WITH WOUND/FAUST/QLUSTER AND MORE) 2019

Dirter Promotions Label

http://www.dirterpromotions.com/releases/various-artists/avant-garde-is-happening-featuring-exclusive-tracks-from-nurse-with-woundfaustqluster-and-more/?fbclid=IwAR0mBYLcjG3oLHVZSp1CZVayVV0bAepwXZo499PoCaLB92vE0QsUW4_TwUw

 

 

SAMPLEnHOLD

Mixtape #1

2017

 

EHNAHRE

The Marrow

2017

 

Jordan Dykstra - Inner Sound (2016): Is Land a Voice

Editions Verde 

 

COMPILATION002 -STILLNESS IS RESISTANCE

UNHEARD RECORDS 2016

[[[i hope all politicians die]]] by [[[personablack]]]

http://unheardrecords.bandcamp.com/album/compilation002-stillness-is-resistance

SAXOPHONE MUSIC OF COWELL & GRAINGER

Ulrich Krieger Saxophone & Direction 2015/16

MODE RECORDS mode 293

joshua carro - Part Sound Engineer and Recording/Production Consultant

/RAW:ReSpace/ by Ulrich Krieger on XI Records

2 CD release available February 2016. This is the first-ever experimental noise-metal saxophone solo album. All sounds are saxophone-produced and performed live, no sampling and no purely electronic sounds. RAW and ReSpace are part of the ongoing Universe series.

Ulrich Krieger: electric tenor saxophone, saxophone-controlled feedback, pedals, delays; 1/4-inch jack cable, vocals; Joshua Carro – drums (CD 1, tracks 3, 5)

This Performance Has No Teeth 2015

a life-size diorama and sound piece collaboration with Joshua Carro Honor Fraser Gallery Los Angeles, CA

Blood Oath 2014-present

Ulrich Krieger; composition/saxophone and electronics joshua carro; electro-acoustic drumset

Spectral Dawn Spirits 2014

Michael Jon Fink; composition/electric guitar Derek Stein; electric bass joshua carro; electro-acoustic drumset

Celli@Berkeley 2015

live recording of ‘spacial’ for 12 celli 

https://celli.bandcamp.com/releases

 

‘Mrs. Calabi-yau’ 2013

live sound manipulation performance and collaboration with visual artist Arturo Molinar

‘for metals and live manipulation’ 2012 Choreographed by Andrea Gise 

*Premiered at The Sharon Lund Disney Theater 2012

‘music of the youth’ 2012

An experimental composition master class taught at CSU Stanislaus

’67.475’ 2012

Sound Installation and Collaboration with Visual Artist Arturo Molinar

‘Tkhan Tam - ngan - Roum Kan’ Josco Compilation Somehow Recordings 2012

‘Letters From Us’ 2010 Somehow Recordings Compilation

‘After Swann’ 2010

Sound Installation for The Plastic Theatre of Lafayette

‘EWO’ electronic music trio (Bill Sallak, Josh Bennett, Josh Carro)

‘Telestatic’ 2010

‘What Looks Like Air’ 2009 http://easyworshipoperator.bandcamp.com/

DISCOGRAPHY

[[[personablack]]] THE CHAOS EP  2019

[[[personablack]]] UNTITLED EP  2018

 

[[[personablack]]] [i hate/love everything] 2018

 

[[[personablack]]] [サンプル調製] - 新しいビート 2018

 

[[[personablack]]] [the game!] 2018

 

[[[personablack]]] [MAN MUZZLE] 2018

 

[[[personablack]]] [noise fire] 2017

 

[[[personablack]]] [machine slut] 2017

 

[[[personablack]]] [michael] 2017

 

[[[personablack]]] [through the black sky] EP 2016

[[[personablack]]] DEFILED 2016

Released on Ephem-Aural Tape Label NYC

[[[personablack]]] PERVERSION 2016 

Video Installation shown at The Syros Sound Meetings (St. George) Syros, Greece 2016

4/26/19 - [PERVERSION] Sound Art Film by [[[personablack]]] - KCSB Red Barn music - Santa Barbara, CA

[[[personablack]]] FEMFLOOD 2016 

 

[[[personablack]]] DESOLATUS 2015

Released on Ephem-Aural Tape Label NYC 

 

[[[nexus]]] 2016

 

‘drawn near’ 2015

‘spectral drumming’ 2014

 

‘skin, blood, and metal’ 2014

 

‘sketches of L.A.’ 2014

Released on Ephem-Aural Tape Label NYC

 

‘outside of time, we moved...’

​Released on Somehow Recordings UK

 

‘an imaginary place’ 2013

‘rippling through us is light’ 2012

 

‘a spectrum gaze’ 2011

‘a place where time ceased’ 2013-14

Video Installation shown at The Vox Novus Festival at MC Galleries and Paracademia Facilities, New York October 25th 2015

Video Installation shown at The Dream Center, New York April 22nd 2015

Video Installation shown at Home Audio Brooklyn, New York March 28th 2015

Video Installation shown at The Spectrum in New York City September 29th 2014

‘After Swann’ 2010

 

‘spacial’ 2010

 

‘dawn’s gaze’ 2010

 

‘a cyclic symphony’ 2009 http://www.somehowrecordings.co.uk/

​Released on Somehow Recordings UK

 

‘of cycling light’ 2009

 

‘audiovisions’ 2009

 

‘transcriptions of dreams’ for solo vibraphone 2008

*all can be found at http://cition.bandcamp.com/ and https://personablack.bandcamp.com/

1 to ∞ - postcard piece
00:00 / 00:00
time for sonic boom - modular ensemble
00:00 / 00:00
[the sky is falling] - for electroacoustic orchestra
00:00 / 00:00
spacial - for 12 celli
00:00 / 00:00
[black sky] - [[[personablack]]]
00:00 / 00:00
places remembered and forgotten - for prepared timpani and percussion
00:00 / 00:00
[[[clouded]]] - for electroacoustic viola
00:00 / 00:00
an imaginary place - for orchestra and electric guitar
00:00 / 00:00
[[[nexus]]] - for electroacoustic baritone sax
00:00 / 00:00
M[i][a]KRO - for modular instrumentation
00:00 / 00:00
[[[a nation defiled]]] - for electroacoustic chamber ensemble
00:00 / 00:00
to grasp is to uncontrollably drop - for electroacoustic clarinet and piano
00:00 / 00:00
spectral drumming - 12 snare drum scape
00:00 / 00:00
Spectral Fields In Time - for amplified chamber ensemble
00:00 / 00:00