Abstract Paradigms Podcast - Interview 5 - Cooper Bowman + Gig Guide!


Instead of a normal episode this week we're lucky enough to have another interview, this time with Altered States Tapes head and electronic musician Cooper Bowman. A driving force in many notable projects, Cooper makes non-functional dance music as Roman Nails, cathartic industrial as Kneeling Knave, and so much more that it's probably worth just giving his page on Discogs a read. In this interview we talk about the influence of growing up in Newcastle on his music, and Cooper's thoughts on the DIY approach, money in experimental music, and making music on a Nintendo DS.

Get the episode here http://podcast.abstractparadigms.com.au/e/interview5cooperbowman/. Check out the Altered States Tapes Blogspot and Bandcamp, as well as Instagram and Soundcloud.

Upcoming CB related gigs can be found here and here.

Next week I'm taking time off to start my PhD so there won't be an episode, but I'll still do a gig guide next Thursday. Please let me know if there's any gigs I've missed.

Cooper Bowman - Mosquito Jazz [Strange Rules, 2018]
Kneeling Knave - Stamina [Chondritic Sound, TBA]
Opal Beau - Club Panopticon [Altered States Tapes, TBA]
Loose-y Crunchè - Doof 2017 [Altered States Tapes, TBA]
Hitoshi Kojima - Divest [Altered States Tapes, TBA]
Sansibar - Sun [Altered States Tapes, TBA]
Roman Nails - Dusty Keys [TBA, TBA]

Gig Guide:
Thursday 1/2:
>P R E T T Y . S L O W . M U S I C - Church of All Nations, Carlton - $15/$10
>Club Sound Witches at The Night Heron - The Night Heron, Footscray - Free
>Radicchio Listening Group w/ Sam Eckhardt - Polyester Records, Fitzroy - Free
>EXEK LP Launch - Lulus, Carlton North - Free

Friday 2/2:
>Divide and Dissolve, Papaphilia, Canine, Hexdebt & DJ Kyaanz - The Tote, Collingwood - $14.30

Saturday 3/2:
>P~P & AST Present: Lucy Cliche, Orion, Primo & Roman Nails - The Toff in Town, CBD - $20
>New and old music - Ria Soemardjo/Ron Reeves/Pin Rada - Siteworks, Brunswick - $20/$15
>Francis Plagne, Chloe Smith + Lizzy Wels - Tramway Hotel, Fitzroy North - Free
>Nali - Ascendi EP - Release Party - The Toff in Town, CBD - $15/$10
>The Living Eyes - LP launch w/ Gonzo, Parsnip, Stroppies + MORE! - The Tote, Collingwood - $10

Sunday 4/2:
>Shrimpwitch Tote Res Feb - The Tote, Collingwood - Free
>Sunday Prep // LOOBS, SCABZ, Black Bats - Grace Darling Hotel, Collingwood - Free

Monday 5/2:
>Monday Night Mass + Wind It Up = party! - Northcote Social Club, Northcote - Free

Tuesday 6/2:
>Laptop Destroyer/Jessica Says/Robin Fox Techno Set/Channels - Howler, Brunswick - Free
>I Hold The Lions Paw - Brunswick Green, Brunswick - Donation