Saturday Night Special: 60×60 Wave Farm Mix

Posted on | February 16, 2015

I’m pleased to announce my piece 7850 kHz will be included in the upcoming special edition of 60×60 focused on Radio Art. The program, presented by Vox Novus and Wave Farm, draws from 60 works (created with, for, about radio and transmission) with durations of 60 seconds. 60×60 Wave Farm Mix will be featured as an FM broadcast on Wave Farm’s WGXC 90.7-FM; distributed as a Wave Farm Dispatch Series download; and featured in a series of live listening events. Tune in March 7, 2015 from 8-10pm EST [-5GMT]. OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT.

Deluge CD Out Now!

Posted on | October 27, 2014


Very pleased to announce the official CD release of a dark-ambient concert I gave a few years back on Still Stream Radio. Released on the Swedish label Gterma, “Deluge” includes a 16 page, full color booklet plus an additional 15 minutes of new music composed as an epilogue to the concert. Many thanks to Gterma for doing such a great job with this album. Copies can be ordered from Databloem or Gterma at the links below:

Purchase from Databloem
Purchase from Gterma

 

Live at WXPN video

Posted on | August 26, 2014

Sorry about the lack of updates recently. But that’s not to say a lot hasn’t been going on. I’ll be posting a full list of upcoming concerts, art opening and information about two new upcoming albums in the next week or two. In the meantime, Mike Hunter from WPRB in Princeton, NJ was kind enough to post this HD video of a private concert I gave at the World Café Studios at WXPN in Philadelphia in 2010. This was one of the last live “ambient” concerts I gave shortly before starting the synth wave project L’Avenir. Enjoy the concert and more updates to come very soon!

L’Avenir – The Wait

Posted on | November 5, 2013

I’m very excited to announce that my synthwave project L’Avenir’s debut album “The Wait” is now available on Barcelona’s Cold Beats Records on CD and digital formats. Vinyl will follow very shortly. The self-titled follow up album will be released in December on the Post Avantgarde label Beläten on cassette and digital formats. For more info on L’Avenir you can visit the official web site or better yet, Like L’Avenir on the official Facebook page and be kept up to date with all the news and happenings!

Order here: Cold Beats Records

What people are saying about “The Wait”:

“Sounds Fantastic!!”
– Sean McBride (Martial Canterel)

“A very fine and deep album. Upon first listen one of my favorite albums from last year by John Maus came to mind.”
– The Suicide of Western Culture

“The Wait” from American artist L’Avenir, minimal synth pairs perfectly solemn , reverb-drenched vocals with largely electronic analog sounds. Often heavy synth bass lines combine with soaring string sounds and driving drum -machine rhythms in this cohesive set of songs. While L’Avenir’s love of vintage “wave” music comes through clear as to Influence, the album never reverts to nostalgic for its own sake but rather comes across as a decidedly contemporary spin on the dark electronic sounds by established artists of Decades past . A very strong first offering from the new Barcelona based label Cold Beats Records.”
– Lissette Schoenly (Spatial Relation)

“Cascades of melancholy and nostalgica.  More than just Minimal Wave.”
– Dj Norbertx

Announcements and Upcoming Performances

Posted on | July 2, 2013

– TSM0004 CD COMPILATION
Be sure to check out the excellent new limited edition, double CD compilation by The Scrap Mag which includes a track by my side project L’Avenir. The release is packaged in a beautiful oversized 7″ gatefold sleeve. To order please visit The Scrap Mag’s online store.

– L’AVENIR LIVE DEBUT
My minimal wave side project L’Avenir will be making its public debut on August 29, 2013 supporting LA’s Soft Metals at the Metro Gallery in Baltimore. Ticket information and show time will be announced very soon.

– 88.5 FM WXPN STAR’S END RADIO
This coming November I’m looking forward to getting back to my ambient and space music roots for a live 1 hour radio concert on the morning of November 3, 2013. Star’s End is one of the countries oldest running ambient and space music programs broadcasting for more than 30 years. More information will be made closer to the performance date.

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Jason Sloan is a new media & sound artist, electronic musician, composer and professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland.

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