Wobbly (musician)

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Wobbly
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Wobbly (a.k.a. Jon Leidecker)
Background information
Birth name Jon Leidecker
Born 1970 (age 46–47)
Genres Experimental, Electronic
Occupation(s) Composer, musician
Instruments Keyboards
Years active 1990–present
Associated acts
Website www.detritus.net/wobbly/

Wobbly is the moniker of Jon Leidecker (born 1970)[1] a San Francisco–based musician/composer of experimental electronic music.[2]

Biography[edit]

He has released works on Tigerbeat6, Illegal Art, Alku, Phthalo, and others. He has been producing music since 1987 and ongoing studio and live projects involve collaborations with People Like Us,[3][4] Thomas Dimuzio, Kevin Blechdom, Tim Perkis, Matmos and The Weatherman of Negativland.[2] He is also a member of the Chopping Channel and Sagan.

In 2002, Leidecker was responsible for the first montage and final cleanup of the Keep the Dog album, That House We Lived In (2003).[5]

With Negativland's Mark Hosler and Peter Conheim along with Doug Wellman, Leidecker produced "There Is No Don", a live tribute to the late Don Joyce and his work, on July 23, 2015.[6] Jon continues to produce and host Don's Over the Edge weekly radio program.[7]

In 2015 he joined Splendor Generator with Bill Thibault, Tim Perkis and Xopher Davidson (of ANTIMATTER).[8]

Discography[edit]

  • 2000 – Campfire Special on KZSU (Online) – with People Like Us and The Jet Black Hair People[9]
  • 2002 – Wild Why (CD, Tigerbeat6)[10]
  • 2002 – There Goes Nothing (CD, Tigerbeat6) – with People Like Us[11]
  • 2002 – Live at Black Box (CD, Tigerbeat6) – with People Like Us[12]
  • 2002 – Live At ATA, 12 October 2002 (CD, Tigerbeat6) – with People Like Us[13]
  • 2002 – Baby Makes Three 2 on Over The Edge, KPFA (Online) – with People Like Us and Don Joyce[14]
  • 2003 – Wide Open Spaces (CD, Tigerbeat6) – with People Like Us and Matmos[15]
  • 2010 – Simultaneous Quodlibet (CD, Important Records) – with Lesser and Matmos[10]
  • 2010 – Music for the Fire (CD, Illegal Art) – with People Like Us[10]
  • 2014 – Snowghost Pieces (CD, 2014, Bureau B) – with Moebius and Story[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Variations 7" (PDF). Radio Web Macba (RWM). 2012. Retrieved 2016-05-25. 
  2. ^ a b Rowell, Mike (2002-10-09). "Wobbly Wild Why (Tigerbeat6)". SF Weekly. Retrieved 2016-05-25. 
  3. ^ Shepherd, Sam (2010-06-13). "People Like Us & Wobbly - Music For The Fire". musicOMH. Retrieved 2016-05-25. 
  4. ^ Couture, François. "Music for the Fire - People Like Us & Wobbly". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-05-25. 
  5. ^ "Fred Frith / Keep the Dog - That House We Lived In". Discogs. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  6. ^ "There is No Don :Over the Edge Radio". www.negativland.com. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  7. ^ McLeod, Kembrew (October 23, 2015). "The Pioneers of Disruption: Negativland members open up about deceased member Don Joyce, future projects". Little Village. Retrieved 2017-02-20. /
  8. ^ "Barbara Golden, Splendor Generator, Angst Hase Pfeffer Nase, Magnetic Stripper". Hoodline News. 2016-02-17. Retrieved 2016-05-25. 
  9. ^ "People Like Us, The Jet Black Hair People and Wobbly - Campfire Special on KZSU". UbuWeb Sound. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  10. ^ a b c "Wobbly Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  11. ^ "People Like Us and Wobbly - There Goes Nothing". UbuWeb Sound. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  12. ^ "People Like Us & Wobbly - Live at Black Box, Oakland, 8 October 2002". UbuWeb Sound. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  13. ^ "People Like Us and Wobbly - Live At ATA". UbuWeb Sound. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  14. ^ "People Like Us, Wobbly and Don Joyce - Baby Makes Three 2 on Over The Edge, KPFA". UbuWeb Sound. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  15. ^ "People Like Us, Matmos and Wobbly - Wide Open Spaces". UbuWeb Sound. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  16. ^ "Moebius*, Story*, Leidecker* - Snowghost Pieces". Discogs. Retrieved 2016-05-25. 

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