projects. . .
- ARKM Foam – Solo, multi-media + collage-based recording/performance-artist.
- BANG! BROS. – Free-Drum Machines Duo w/ Mark Johnson. Frequently joined by Andy Allen on woodwinds.
- Foambitz – duo with Mary Staubitz
- FOOM & FOAM – Tapes vs Turntables duo with FOOM
- Illusion of Porpoise – ‘Blues’ band with Heather Downing (guitar), Lucy Watson (vox), Sydney Kinchen (bass), Foam (kid’s drum set), Kate Lee (keys) Justine Berti (guitar) + guests
- Knight Howls – Animalistic a capella theatre w/ Frank Hurricane
- Mickey O’Hara/ARKM Foam duo
- Peace, Loving – Subversive super-group. Conceptual/actual Rock-Band has performed w/ over 20 different members. Many mediums melded/melted.
- Tomatoverse (ex-Montana Big Boys road band) – Cassette poppin’ duo with Joshua Burkett
- atomfoam – previous moniker of ARKM Foam
- Bodydrama – Movement/sound improv-group led by Joe Burgio. w/ Walter Wright, Matt Samolis, Steve Norton, Betty Wang, Morgan Evans-Weiler, Flandrew Fleisenberg, Sara June, Forbes Graham, Lou Cohen + more.
- Canada Goose Tapes – Shellfish vanity label specializing in lost and distant honking on cassette and LP.
- d_jangoR – Free-prog with Con Tex on guitar and Foam on drumkit
- Farm Hands – Rustic improvising duo w/ Steve Norton (Bass/Baritone Woodwinds), Foam (Wheelbarrow, ‘Pitch’-fork, etc…)
- Foambidoux – Electric Bass duo x2 with Matt Robidoux
- Libras of Sound – Conceptual percussive duo w/ Greg Sun utilizing lights, spaces, and time.
- Metal and Glass Ensemble – Acoustic drone ensemble with bowed cymbals and JI glass performing most often in churches. w/ Peter Warren, Heather Townsend, Thadd Comstock, Randy Winchester, Jane Wang, David Michael Curry, Steve Norton and more…
- Montana Big Boys – Possibly referring my duo with Josh Burkett or a rotating cast of improvisers centered around the Westfield tree-farm garage scene in 2015
- N0w’s H0urs – Kate Lee and Foam’s radio show on WZBC 90.3FM. Specializing in contemporary obscuriosities, on-air performances, live media/sound collage, group parties, and meta radio dramas.
- Oh, Oh, Mints! – Genre-hopping high-school rock band w/ MJK, FJD, D-Loo, and D-Arm circa 2000, Cape Cod.
- One-Armed Mist (1-AM, OAM, One Armed Missed, etc..) – Improv-sound/performance-art w/ Walter Wright, Stephanie Lak, Mike Dailey, Forbes Graham, Steve Norton, and others
- Pop Rock – Duo with Con Tex using radios, tapes, and electronics. 2012.
- Three French Hens – Improv-Sound/Beer-Tasting Trio w/ Matt Samolis, Steve Norton, and of course Foam. Occasional guest appearance by Brian S. Ellis.
- Tiarella – Peripheral alterations with Jarrod Fowler. 2015.
- Tri-Cornered Hat – Trio with Andy Allen (woodwinds, strings, etc) and Nick Neuberg (percussion, electronics), and Foam (bass, tapes). 2013.
- Toothwinner – Abrasive Folk-Art/Performance Art. J Huntington Chase (Banjo/Vox), Arkm Foam (Acoustic Guitar/Vox). 1999-2000, Cape Cod.
- UncleMansionsFoam – Improvising trio with Matt Samolis and Many Mansions. 2006.
- Whitehaus Family Record – Community-based archival ‘record label’, show-space, and my home in Jamaica Plain, 2006 – 2013.
- Yesterday’s Jam – All-keyboard topsy-turvy jam-band with Kate Lee and Peter Kalyniuk. Jams are then remixed by individual members of the band for release
…and guest appearances in… Tarp (tapes), Contortionist Jazz Exotica (flute), Little Howlin’ Wolf (drum), Guerilla Toss (costumery/vocals), Greg Moon Mullen (drum set), Gracious Calamity (drums), Manners (drums), Nakatani Gong Orchestra (gong), Egg,Eggs (tapes), Grizzler (tapes), Variant State (tapes/space), Many Mansions (tapes/drums), etc…
and formal improvising situations with the following previously unlisted fellows… Raub Roy/Horaflora, Vic Rawlings, id m theft able, Jeph Jerman, Tim Barnes, Angela Sawyer, Joshua Jefferson, Marc Bisson, Liz Roncka, Sara June, Katt Hernandez, Andrew Eisenberg, Jill Burton, Judy Dunaway, Forbes Graham, Mona Assayog, Turner Ramble Tamble, Ted Lee, Andy Crespo, Ben Bennet, Wilson Shook, Joseph Bastardo, Ilan Manouach, Jack Wright, Michael Rosenstein, Jesse Collins, Keith Waters, etcccc… 🙂 🙂 🙂 thank you all!