DISCOGRAPHY and C/V

The Lonesome High (LP, Abduction Records, 2016)

Indian Talking Machine (book, 2 CDs, Sublime Frequencies, 2015)

rmillis relief (LP Helen Scarsdale Agency, 2013)

rmillis: reforms (cassette, Alterity 101, 2013)

The Crying Princess: 78rpm Records from Burma (LP, Sublime Frequencies, 2013)

Scattered Melodies: Korean Kayagum Sanjo from 78rpm Records (LP, Sublime Frequencies, 2013)

120 (CD, Etude Records, 2009)

Victrola Favorites (Book/double CD, Dust to Digital, Atlanta, GA, 2008) In collaboration with Jeffery Taylor. Originally a series of ten cassettes.

Harmika Yab Yum: Folk Sounds from Nepal (CD, Sublime Frequencies, 2005)

Leaf Music Drunks Distant Drums: Recordings from Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, and Myanmar (CD, Anomalous Records, 2004)

RMillis/JTaylor (Cassette, Since 1972 Recordings, 2003)

 

AS CLIMAX GOLDEN TWINS:

“Chinese” (track on Wire Tapper 22, The Wire 308, UK, 2009)

EF (LP, Etude Records, Toronto, 2009) reissue of cassette from 1993

Journal of Popular Noise (EP, NY, 2008)

Five Cents A Piece (LP, Abduction Records, Seattle, WA, 2007)

Climax Golden Twins (LP, Conspiracy Records, Belgium, 2006)

B Side (three inch CD, Testing Ground, Spain, 2005)

Highly Bred and Sweetly Tempered (CD, NEI Recordings, 2004)

“Relinquish” (Compilation track, Xing Wu Records, Singapore, 2004)

Climax Golden Twins Live in the 21st Century (CDR, Kabukikore Records, UK, 2004)

Lovely (CD, Anomalous Records, 2002)

Session 9 (CD, Milan International/USA Films, 2001)

Climax Golden Twins (CD and LP, Fire Breathing Turtle Records, Since 1972, 2001)

Dream Cut Short in the Mysterious Clouds (CD/LP, Meme, Japan, 2000)

Climax Golden Twins Live 4 LP set, volumes I-IV (10 inch LPs, Anomalous Records 1999-2000, also issued on cassette)

Climax Golden Twins (Locations) (CD, Fire Breathing Turtle Records, 1998)

Climax Golden Twins (7 inch, RoadCone Records, 1996)

Imperial Household Orchestra (CD, Scratch Records, 1996)

Climax Golden Twins (three inch CD, Fire Breathing Turtle Records, 1995)

Climax Golden Twins (2 x 7 inch, Fire Breathing Turtle Records, 1994)

 

WITH MESSENGER GIRLS TRIO:

Messenger Girls Trio: Excelsior Salon Trio (LP with bonus 7 inch, Uzu Audio, Canada, 2010)

Messenger Girls Trio (LP, Anomalous Records, 2002)

 

WITH AFCGT:

AFCGT (LP with bonus 7 inch, Subpop Records, Seattle, 2010)

“Clock” (compilation track on Portable Shrines: Magic Sound Theater, 2010)

Decomposer (Puget Power 5, 7 inch, Regal Select, 2009)

AFCGT (LP, Uzu Audio, Canada, 2008)

AFCGT (10 inch LP, Dirty Knobby Recordings, Seattle, 2008)

 

MISCELLANEOUS:

The Travelling Archive:Folk Music From Bengal (LP Sublime Frequencies, 2014) producer

…i listen to the wind that obliterates my traces (Book/double CD, Dust-to-Digital, 2011)  Produced and assisted with design on vernacular photo/music book by artist Steve Roden

The Phonographer’s Union: Live on Sonarchy Radio (CD, Accretions, 2004)

Jesse Paul Miller: Secret Records (7 inch, Fire Breathing Turtle Records, 1997) Produced and assisted with design on special edition or artist records.

FILMOGRAPHY

Video and film projects including scores, documentaries I have filmed, and production work.

Drawing the Tiger (feature documentary, Amy Benson and Scott Squire, Non Fiction Media, 2015). Score

Venison Eaters (short, Run and Gun Films, 2013). Score

Chained (Myriad Pictures/Envision Media, 2012, directed by Jennifer Lynch). Score

This World Is Unreal Like A Snake In A Rope (feature documentary, 2011)

Drift Away (short film, Jean-Julien Pous, 2010) Score.

My Friend Rain (feature documentary, DVD on Sublime Frequencies, 2010)

Requiem (My Brother’s Keeper) (short film, Nevermore Productions, 2010) score

Take Me To The Water (Dust-to-Digital, 2009) Short about Take Me To The Water.

Stealing Rich (feature, Stephen Goodlad, 2008)

Phi Ta Khon: Ghosts of Isan (feature documentary, DVD on Sublime Frequencies, 2006)

Spirit House (short, Sublime Frequencies, 2006)

The Mangler Reborn (feature film, Lionsgate, 2005). Score for terrible slasher flick.

Nat Pwe: Burma’s Carnival of Spirit Soul (feature documentary, Sublime Frequencies 2003)

A Relative Thing (feature film, Hat Factory Productions 2003) Dialog and sound editing

Session 9 (feature film USA Films/Focus Features 2001) Score

Grass: A Nation Battles for Life (feature documentary from 1927) live score

MUSIC for CHOREOGRAPHY

Little Hunger (acornDance, choreography by Aiko Kinoshita, Seattle, WA 2010)

Installment 6 (Here/Now, Seattle, WA 2010)

Kent Parks/Sweet Gum Pods (Cyrus Khambatta Dance Company, Seattle, WA 2010)

What We Are No Longer Here (Tradewinds Dance Project, Seattle/Tokyo/Chicago, 2001)

Shades of Parkland: Widow Bride Policeman  (Vodvil Theatre, Seattle, 2001)

And It Was (Maureen Whiting Company, Seattle, 2000)

The Long and Short of Alice (Dappin Butoh, Seattle Fringe Festival, 1995)

INSTALLATIONS and MORE

Red Earth, Gold Gate, Shadow Sky (Directed by Victor Pappas, University of Washington, 2015). Sound design, composition for theater production

Jewel of the Ear  (Deutschland Radio, 2015). Collaborative on going audio research project

A Moroccan Anthology of Ears  (Institut Francais de Marrakech, 2014). Research and installation in Morocco

From The Household of HH The Maharajah Sir Jotendro Mohan Tagore (Fundacion Botin, Villa Iris, Santander, Spain, 2013).  10 channel audio installation.

Within/Without (artXchange gallery, Seattle, WA, 2012). Sound for site specific installation.

Fragments of the Story  (Jack Straw Productions New Media Gallery, Seattle, WA, 2011)

First Words (Sprocket Society, NW Film Forum, Seattle, WA, 2010)

Drawing on the River (St. Johns, Cathedral Park, Oregon, 2008) Collaboration with artist Donald Fels.

Geo Phono Box: Sonic Surveys of Place (Around the Coyote Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2007)

Billy in the Low Ground (Punch Gallery, Seattle, WA, 2006) Collaboration with artists Mary Simpson and Fionn Meade

Take One (Glassell Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2006)

Sonic Alchemy: Harry Smith Connections and Transformations (Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, 2006)

Talking Machine  (One Reel/Bumbershoot, Seattle, WA, 2005)

Hello Central, Give Me Heaven, Hello Central, Give Me No Man’s Land (Tollbooth Gallery, Tacoma Contemporary, Tacoma, WA, 2004) Collaboration with artists Mary Simpson and Fionn Meade

Ten Years of Music and Design (Priceless Works Gallery, Seattle, WA, 2004 Climax Golden Twins retrospective installation

Voluntary Observers (Bellevue Art Museum, 2001) Collaboration with artist Donald Fels, as artists-in-residence

Bryan Ohno Gallery: Lovely (Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA 1999)

Le Tonnare (Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA, 1998) Collaboration with artist Donald Fels

Ear as Eye: Drawings by Sound Artists (LA Contemporary Exhibitions, LA, 1997)

Seven Ply: Plywood and Memory (Bellevue Art Museum, 1997) Collaboration with artist Donald Fels

PUBLICATIONS

Indian Talking Machine (book, 2 CDs, Sublime Frequencies, 2015)

BF Shelton and Oh Molly Dear The Travelling Archive 2014 essay

A New Note in the Melody, or the Sidewalk Blues La presencia del sonido (Fundacion Botin, exhibition catalog, 2013) essay

VAK Ranga Rao: Touched in the Head  (Yeti Publishing, 2010) interview

Marefumi Komura: End Loop (Hamlet Publishing, Tokyo, Japan, 2010) liner notes.

Victrola Favorites (Book/double CD, Dust to Digital, Atlanta, GA, 2008)  essay

Indian Record Collectors: Suresh Chandvankar (Perfect Sound Forever, 2008) interview

Regular columns on 78rpm history for Bixobal:

Talking Machine: Korean Kayagum Sanjo (Bixobal 1, 2007)

Talking Machine: Musings on the Phonograph (Bixobal 2, 2008)

Talking Machine: Record Hunting in India: Sub Continent Fab (Bixobal 3, 2008)

Talking Machine: Farewell Blues (Bixobal 5, 2008)

Calling Doctor Bombay: A Condensed Travelogue (Bananafish 12, 1998) Essay

AWARDS

Pro Helvetia  2015 Five weeks researching sound, listening and music in India, including work with Indian sound artists, performances and presentations in collaboration with Gilles Aubry.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts 2014 funding for research project at the Institut Francais de Marrakech, Morocco

Fulbright Senior Research Award 2012-2013 studying the early music industry in India alongside the contemporary sound art scene

ASCAP Ascaplus Award 2007-2011 recipient (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers)

Association of Recorded Sound Collections finalist (Victrola Favorites book/CD, 2008)

Artist Trust Grants for Artists Projects 2008 recipient

Artist Trust Fellowship 2005 recipient

Artist in Residence 2001 Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA