This concert took place 24 April 2021 in Oakland, California, at Mills College's Jeannik Méquet Littlefield Concert Hall.
Bitplicity: Compact disc and digital download, 2021, available from Artifact Recordings, San Francisco, California: www.artifact-ubu.org, and from Bandcamp: www.bandcamp.com.
On the evening of 24 April 2021, a concert celebrating the music and career of John Bischoff was held in Oakland, California, at Mills College's Jeannik Méquet Littlefield Concert Hall. Streamed online and presented to a limited in-person audience, it showcased examples of the decades-long experimental practice with live electronics and network music found in Bischoff's solo compositions and as a member of the League of Automatic Music Composers (1978–1983) and the Hub.
The first half of the concert featured Bischoff performing his solo compositions “Bitplicity” (2020) and “Visibility Study” (2015). Although these are recent works, they reflect aspects that are audible throughout Bischoff's catalog. Each has a soundworld that...