Wobbly (musician)

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

Wobbly
Wobbly (a.k.a. Jon Leidecker)
Wobbly (a.k.a. Jon Leidecker)
Background information
Birth nameJon Leidecker
Born1970 (age 50–51)
GenresExperimental, Electronic
Occupation(s)Composer, musician
InstrumentsKeyboards
Years active1990–present
Associated acts
Websitewww.detritus.net/wobbly/ Edit this at Wikidata

BiographyEdit

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, The Weatherman of Negativland,[2] and Dieter Moebius & Tim Story (composer).[5] 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).[6]

In 2008, Leidecker worked on the podcast 'Variations' for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona.[7] 'Variations' is an overview of the history of collage and the practice of 'sampling' through 20th century music.[7]

In 2011, Leidecker joined the multimedia collective Negativland.[8] 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.[9] Jon continues to produce and host Don's Over the Edge weekly radio program.[10]

In 2015, he joined Splendor Generator with Bill Thibault, Tim Perkis and Xopher Davidson (of ANTIMATTER).[11]

DiscographyEdit

Date Title Artist(s) Type and label Notes
2000 Campfire Special on KZSU Wobbly, People Like Us, The Jet Black Hair People online [12]
2002 Wild Why Wobbly CD, Tigerbeat6 [13]
2002 There Goes Nothing Wobbly, People Like Us CD, Tigerbeat6 [14]
2002 Live at Black Box Wobbly, People Like Us CD, Tigerbeat6 [15]
2002 Live At ATA, 12 October 2002 Wobbly, People Like Us CD, Tigerbeat6 [16]
2002 Baby Makes Three 2 on Over The Edge, KPFA Wobbly, People Like Us, Don Joyce online [17]
2003 Wide Open Spaces Wobbly, People Like Us, Matmos CD, Tigerbeat6 [18]
2010 Simultaneous Quodlibet Wobbly, Lesser, Matmos CD, Important Records [13]
2010 Music for the Fire Wobbly, People Like Us CD, Illegal Art [13]
2014 Snowghost Pieces Wobbly, Moebius, Story CD, Bureau B [5]
2017 Familiar Wobbly, Moebius, Story LP/CD, Bureau B [19]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Variations 7" (PDF). Radio Web Macba (RWM). 2012. Retrieved May 25, 2016.
  2. ^ a b Rowell, Mike (October 9, 2002). "Wobbly Wild Why (Tigerbeat6)". SF Weekly. Retrieved May 25, 2016.
  3. ^ Shepherd, Sam (June 13, 2010). "People Like Us & Wobbly – Music For The Fire". musicOMH. Retrieved May 25, 2016.
  4. ^ Couture, François. "Music for the Fire – People Like Us & Wobbly". AllMusic. Retrieved May 25, 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Moebius*, Story*, Leidecker* – Snowghost Pieces". Discogs. Retrieved May 25, 2016.
  6. ^ "Fred Frith / Keep the Dog – That House We Lived In". Discogs. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
  7. ^ a b "A Talk with Jon Leidecker, aka Wobbly". University of California, Berkeley Events. March 14, 2018. Retrieved April 23, 2020.
  8. ^ "The Pioneers of Disruption: Negativland members open up about deceased member Don Joyce, future projects". LittleVillageMag.com. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  9. ^ "There is No Don :Over the Edge Radio". www.negativland.com. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
  10. ^ McLeod, Kembrew (October 23, 2015). "The Pioneers of Disruption: Negativland members open up about deceased member Don Joyce, future projects". Little Village. Retrieved February 20, 2017./
  11. ^ "Barbara Golden, Splendor Generator, Angst Hase Pfeffer Nase, Magnetic Stripper". Hoodline News. February 17, 2016. Retrieved May 25, 2016.
  12. ^ "People Like Us, The Jet Black Hair People and Wobbly – Campfire Special on KZSU". UbuWeb Sound. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
  13. ^ a b c "Wobbly Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
  14. ^ "People Like Us and Wobbly – There Goes Nothing". UbuWeb Sound. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
  15. ^ "People Like Us & Wobbly – Live at Black Box, Oakland, 8 October 2002". UbuWeb Sound. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
  16. ^ "People Like Us and Wobbly – Live At ATA". UbuWeb Sound. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
  17. ^ "People Like Us, Wobbly and Don Joyce – Baby Makes Three 2 on Over The Edge, KPFA". UbuWeb Sound. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
  18. ^ "People Like Us, Matmos and Wobbly – Wide Open Spaces". UbuWeb Sound. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
  19. ^ "Moebius*, Story*, Leidecker* – Familiar". Discogs. Retrieved December 20, 2017.

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