Nomenclature matters. A stated name is often where the flow of information begins. A grouping of titles, pointedly labeled, furthers the flow. But how this and so much other cumulative information is interpreted — and indeed, what actually happens to it along the way,  not to mention the multifarious bypassed possibilities — all such issues involve great uncertainty. One must make of it what one will, can — or won’t, as it were …

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Bread & Salt

October 8, 2016
Bread & Salt

The Tin Can

September 22, 2010
The Tin Can

Aspects of Physics, Felt Drawings (LA), Great Willow (SF), Shimomitsu Encore presentation of aop’s space4art set that never happened & (therefore) first live band set in over a year!! + we will be giving away all of our PHYSICS & AOP MERCH FREE! Tshirts, Vinyl, CDs, etc. first come first serve.. come by and check out familiar and unknown musix!!

The Whistlestop

June 9, 2009
The Whistlestop

MIF3 CD Release Party

The Casbah

October 6, 2007
The Casbah

aop live at casbah w/ sleeping people and kill me tomorrow sat oct 6th  

Tower Bar

August 31, 2007
Tower Bar

Museum Of Contemporary Art

February 1, 2007
Museum Of Contemporary Art


San Diego Sports Club

August 4, 2006

with: Atomic Bomb Audition (oakland), Bill Wesley San Diego, CA  

Whistle Stop Bar

July 14, 2006

with: SSI San Diego, CA

Ken Club

June 30, 2005

with: Sleeping People / Alpha Males San Diego, CA


June 15, 2005

with: Red Sparowes (members of Isis, Neurosis, Pleasure Forever), Skull Skull San Diego, CA

Detroit Bar

April 23, 2005

with: The Album Leaf, Manuok Costa Mesa, CA

Belly Up Tavern

April 22, 2005

with: The Album Leaf, Manuok Solana Beach, CA

Knitting Factory LA

April 21, 2005

with: The Album Leaf, Manuok Los Angeles, CA

Howie & Sons Pizza

April 20, 2005

with: The Album Leaf, Manuok Visalia, CA

The Independent

April 19, 2005

with: The Album Leaf, Manuok San Francisco, CA

Saturday Media Club

April 16, 2005

with: Manuok Bellingham, WA


April 15, 2005

with: The Album Leaf, Manuok Seattle, WA

The Doug Fir

April 14, 2005

with: The Album Leaf, Manuok Portland, OR

Bottom of the Hill

April 9, 2005

with: Rob Crow (My Band Is A Mess), Adam Green San Francisco, CA

the Ramp

April 8, 2005

with: Rob Crow (My Band Is A Mess), Pidgeon Oakland, CA 219 E. 15th Street

Whistle Stop Bar

November 21, 2004

South Park, San Diego keep it like a secret…


November 12, 2004

wwith: Pinback 2709 Elm Street Dallas, TX

The Opolis

November 11, 2004

with: Pinback 113 N. Crawford Ave Norman, OK

Dickson Theatre

November 10, 2004

with: Pinback 227 W. Dickson Fayetteville, AR

Triple Rock Social Club

November 8, 2004

with: Pinback, The Lacerati 629 Cedar Ave South Minneapolis, MN


November 7, 2004

with: Pinback, Earlimart 3730 N Clark Chicago, IL

High Dive

November 5, 2004

with: Pinback, Earlimart 51 Main Street Champaign, IL

Little Brothers

November 4, 2004

with: Pinback, Earlimart 1100 N High Street Columbus, OH

Blind Pig

November 3, 2004

with: Pinback, Earlimart 208 South First Street Ann Arbor, MI

Headliners Music Hall

November 2, 2004

with: Pinback, Earlimart 1366 Lexington Road Louisville, KY

The Mercy Lounge

November 1, 2004

with: Pinback One Cannery Row Nashville, TN

State Theater

October 30, 2004

with: Pinback, Laketrout 887 Central Avenue St Petersburg, FL


October 29, 2004

with: Pinback 30 NE 14th St Miami, FL

The Social

October 28, 2004

with: Pinback 54 N Orange Ave Orlando, FL


October 27, 2004

with: Pinback 1374 West Peachtree Atlanta, GA

Cat's Cradle

October 26, 2004

with: Pinback, Mates Of State 300 E Main Street Carrboro, NC

Black Cat

October 25, 2004

with: Pinback, Mates Of State 1811 14th Street NW Washington DC

North Six

October 23, 2004

Brooklyn, NY


October 22, 2004

with: Pinback, Mates Of State 2549 N. Howard Street Baltimore, MD

Beyond Nightclub

October 21, 2004

with: Pinback, Mates Of State 801 Callow Hill Philadelphia, PA

San Diego Contemporary Museum of Art

October 7, 2004

with: Liz Janes, Castanetes Downtown, San Diego (TNT) Thrusday Night Thing

Belly Up

October 6, 2004

with: Pinback Solana Beach, CA

Knitting Factory

March 19, 2004

with: Slo-Ro of Soul Junk, Bizzart (in Support of Ear Drunging Tour), Create (!), Thavius Beck (Mush Records) Los Angeles


December 21, 2003

with: Pinback San Diego, CA

El Rey Theatre

December 19, 2003

with: Pinback, Van Stone Los Angeles, CA Someone hated us so bad they shut the power off!!!


December 18, 2003

with: Pinback San Francisco, CA

Showbox Showroom

December 16, 2003

with: Pinback Seattle, WA

Aladdin Theater

December 15, 2003

with: Pinback Portland, OR

Starry Plough

December 13, 2003

with: Pinback Berkeley, CA

Hard To Find Showspace

December 12, 2003

with: Pinback Goleta, CA


December 11, 2003

with: Pinback Pomona, CA

Nita's Hideaway

December 10, 2003

with: Pinback Tempe, AZ


December 9, 2003

with: Pinback Tucson, AZ

The Scene

November 30, 2003

with: Pinback San Diego, CA

North Six

October 19, 2003

with: Kurt Ralske & Lukasz Lysakowski, Grandpa’s Ghost Brooklyn, NY Part of the New York Underground Film Festival First Annual “AUDIO/VISUAL.”

Voltaire St

September 6, 2003

Ocean Beach pointsofaction (audio and visual installations+) –> audience-of-(n)one –> midi-web –> laser-yard-break –> speak-n-destroytable

Scolaris' Office

August 2, 2003

with: Tarantula Hawk and Tourette’s Lautrec San Diego

The Ramp

July 12, 2003

with: Saxon Shore and Map Berkeley, CA 2236 Parker Street, Berkeley

The Casbah

June 26, 2003

with: pleaseeasaur and soul-junk San Diego (Middletown)

Gelato Vero Cafe

October 24, 2002

San Diego, CA Art opening / conclusion of artwork presented by Jason Soares. Also featured this night will videos by Aspects Of Physics. Opening: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Videos: 8:00 pm


October 17, 2002

with: Do Make Say Think, Fly Pan Am San Diego, CA

Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego (Downtown)

October 3, 2002

San Diego, CA part of TNT (Thursday Night Thing)

Brass City Records

September 4, 2002

with: iso, afikomen, and the wind-up Waterbury, CT 489 Meadow St. Waterbury, CT 06072 (203)574-7805

Sound and Fury Records

September 1, 2002

Manhatten, NY

Patio Show

September 1, 2002

Brooklyn, NY

Hearing Problems

August 30, 2002

with: landed and sawsall Providence, RI Hearing Problems is in the Atlantic Mills building located at 122 Manton Ave in the second tower


August 9, 2002

with: lesser / sagan* Portland, Oregon NULL West coast tour *sagan (j lesser, bLevin bLectum & ryan junell))

The Baltic Room

August 7, 2002

with: lesser / sagan* Seattle, Washington This will be aspects of physics seattle cd release party. *sagan (j lesser, bLevin bLectum & ryan junell))

Pencil Tit

August 4, 2002

with: lesser and Curcuit 3957 San Leandro St, Oakland CA

Brisbane Powerhouse Centre for the Live Arts

August 1, 2002

with: The Cathedral Band web broadcast from San Diego to Australia Between July 26th and August 3rd William Duckworth will be presenting MINI[]MAX. Four concert-webcasts of this ?interactive edifice of the 21st century? share the Powerhouse stage with a kind of retrospective of his work and that of colleagues associated with him, several of whom come to Australia for the first time as members of ?The Cathedral Band?, performing online with colleagues in several other site around the world. Aspects of physics will be performing Cathedral III – Code One / The Bomb for this event. Check out

the Sushi Community Space at the ReinCarnation Project

July 12, 2002

with: lesser / sagan* downtown, san diego between J and K streets San Diego cd release party for “systems of social recalibration”. *sagan (j lesser, bLevin bLectum & ryan junell)

The Lounge/KPBS

July 11, 2002

San Diego, CA (89.5 FM) – show starts at 6:30pm


July 8, 2002

San Diego, CA (91.1 FM) – show starts at midnight

The Fold

May 16, 2002

with: plastiq phantom, diagram of suburban chaos, halicon, the snodgrass, calculator man & hangar, johnny kawasaki [djs on strike] Los Angeles, CA imputor? – SPECIAL 1.5-YEAR ANNIVERSARY REUNION WORLD TOUR

The Juke Joint Cafe

May 15, 2002

with: plastiq phantom, diagram of suburban chaos, halicon, the snodgrass, calculator man & hangar, johnny kawasaki [djs on strike] San Diego, CA imputor? v.so8.0 – SPECIAL 1.5-YEAR ANNIVERSARY REUNION WORLD TOUR

ITP Japanese Room at the Tisch School of the Arts on the NYU campus

April 20, 2002

New York, NY Aspects Of Physics will be in San Diego sending a live audio stream along with random video snippets. While Mathias Lorenz (dj proxy) will be at NYU providing the public interface for the performance along with audio manipulations and video configurations.

The Casbah

February 16, 2002

with: richard devine [schematic, warp] (miami), phoenecia [schematic, warp, astralwerks] (miami), otto von schirach [schematic, beta bodega] (miami) San Diego

ITP Japanese Room at the Tisch School of the Arts

February 15, 2002

New York Performing as (Remote) Aspects Of Physics. Jason and JFRE will be sending a live signal from San Diego to NYU where Matt Lorenz will be doing live visuals and extra sound manipulations. This will also be broadcast live from the ITP radio station.

Spruce Street Forum

January 19, 2002

Hillcrest, San Diego


December 1, 2001

Part of Project Cathedral New York Performing as “Mail Pattern” this is a collaboration between Therefore and Aspects Of Physics. Jason Soares (AOP) and Michael Kaufmann (Therefore) will be broadcasting live from San Diego. While Wayne S Feldman (Therefore) will be sending audio files to the San Diego location. The live stream will be sent to New York to club Galapagos where Matt Lorenz (AOP) will be adding more live audio elements then it will be rebroadcast out to the net.

Borderhack 2.0

August 25, 2001

Tijuana, Mexico

The Juke Joint Cafe

August 22, 2001

with: The Album Leaf, Contact, Disastero, Portland San Diego, CA

The Smell

August 15, 2001

with: Roots of Orchis Los Angeles, CA

I-Spy Nation

August 10, 2001

with: Plastic Phantom, Diagram of Surburban Chaos, C.O.C.O. Seattle, Washington

The Voyeur

August 9, 2001

with: Gorge Trio, Untet, The Curtains Olympia, Washington


August 8, 2001

with: Strategy, Rob Walmart Portland, OR

40th St. Wherehouse

August 5, 2001

with: Bevin from Blectum from Blechdom Oakland, CA

Bottom of the Hill

August 4, 2001

with: Pinback, jet black crayon San Francisco, CA

Bryan Marin Blast

August 3, 2001

Marin County

The Juke Joint Cafe

July 22, 2001

San Diego, CA

The Casbah

July 14, 2001

with: M DOUGHTY (ex of Soul Coughing), DJ Ikah Love, Transit Aural Assault San Diego, CA

The Casbah

June 9, 2001

with: Triztesa, Audio Armada San Diego

Brick By Brick

June 8, 2001

San Diego, CA

Che' Cafe

May 30, 2001

with: The Locust, Black Dice, Aveytare & Panda Bear San Diego (UCSD Campus)

Che' Cafe

May 5, 2001

with: Triztesa, The And/Ors San Diego (UCSD Campus)

The Casbah

April 20, 2001

with: The Fucking Champs, Drunk Horse San Diego (Middletown)


April 19, 2001

with: The Fucking Champs, Drunk Horse Los Angeles (Silverlake)

The Juke Joint Cafe

April 18, 2001

San Diego (Downtown)

Off The Record

April 7, 2001

San Diego (Hillcrest)

The Juke Joint Cafe

February 21, 2001

with: diagram of suburban chaos, halicon, the snodgrass San Diego (Downtown)

The Fold – Silver lake lounge

February 20, 2001

with: plastiq phantom, diagram of suburban chaos, halicon, the snodgrass

Che' Cafe

January 5, 2001

with: Rhthym of Black Lines, The Roots of Orchis, Aspects of Physcis and Knife in the Water San Diego, CA

Koo's Cafe

December 16, 2000

with: The Ziggens, four letter words, gogogo airheart, bargain music, Rachael Cantu, kickfire, fish people, algernon dash Santa Ana, CA

Che' Cafe

November 26, 2000

with: Enemymine, Mome Raths San Diego, CA

Sweetooth Theatre

November 17, 2000

Downtown, San Diego

Knitting Factory

October 5, 2000

with: Circle (Finland) Los Angeles, CA

Singing Serpent

September 20, 2000

with: Soul Junk San Diego, CA

Cafe Eclectico

September 1, 2000

with: Into Ether, dj bastian Tijuana, Mexico


July 9, 2000

with: Blessed Light, Transmarine 1921 5th Ave (Alley entrance), Seattle WA 98101


July 8, 2000

with: The Black Heart procession VANCOUVER , BC

Thursday's Pub

July 7, 2000

with: The Black Heart Procession VICTORIA , BC


July 3, 2000


Koo's cafe

June 15, 2000

with: The Black Heart Procession, Julie Doiron, Radar, The Soundhead 1505 N. Main St, Santa Ana, CA


May 28, 2000

with: The Locust, Go Go Go Airheart, The Free Stars, Run For Your Fucking Life Save Pokez Benefit Show

Submit House

May 20, 2000

First Show: Plasticratic

April 22, 2000

Tarantula Hawk, Anonymous Masters 2, Incoherent DIY