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10 Years of Wayward Music!

It hardly seems possible, but January 2017 marks ten years since our first show here at the Good Shepherd Center Chapel, thus initiating the Wayward Music Series. Since then there have been roughly 1200 concerts here, presented by local producers and independent artists specializing in an astonishing range of adventurous music and sound art. Our …

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Pauline Oliveros (5/30/32 – 11/24/16)

Pauline Oliveros – composer, improviser, electronic music pioneer, accordionist, Deep Listener, teacher, mentor, friend – passed away peacefully in her sleep on the morning of Nov. 24, 2016 at the age of 84. On Tuesday Nov. 29 from 7-9 PM at the Chapel, we honor and remember her with silence and sounding. Enter and exit …

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Listening to Open Space

Nonsequitur, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, and Seattle Parks & Recreation Dept. present the Seattle Phonographers Union in three weekend events as part of the Put the Arts in Parks program. The Seattle Phonographers Union is a collective of artists from multiple disciplines who improvise using only field recordings of sounds they gather in …

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When in Boston…

You probably know that Nonsequitur sponsors the Wayward Music Series at the Good Shepherd Center Chapel in Seattle. But what you probably do not know is that we also help support a similar venue in the Boston area. Outpost 186 in Cambridge is run by our long-time compadre Rob Chalfen. It’s a smaller space, but …

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Index of Women Composers

Some of you may recall that on our old site there was a link to a list of women who make innovative music and sound art. It was kind of clunky and incomplete, and it went away when we moved to this new site. After many months, we are happy to roll out a new …

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Steven M. Miller: Between Noise & Silence

We are proud and honored to announce the release of Between Noise & Silence, a retrospective of the work of electro-acoustic composer Steven M. Miller, a dear friend and colleague who passed away in October 2014 after being diagnosed with ALS a little over a year before. The 8-disc box set features six CDs devoted …

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Celebrating 25 Years!

Has it really been a quarter of a century? Sure enough: Nonsequitur was registered as a not-for-profit corporation in the State of New York on May 4, 1989. Our first two releases came out in March 1990, and that October we were granted Federal non-profit status. We’re not sure how to mark this major anniversary …

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Launching New Web Sites!

Speaking of our 25th anniversary… We thought it was about time for a facelift. Composer and web designer Yann Novak has done a beautiful job on new web sites for both Nonsequitur and the Wayward Music Series. We also want to acknowledge the generosity of photographer Daniel Sheehan, who allowed us to poach from his EyeShotJazz site for …

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