Friday, January 25, 2013

Von Ragan Recording Debut

 Experiment Y'all!

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Compositions for percussion, field recordings, found sound radio, feedback, FM Synthesis, trombone, bass, drum set, electribe, voice manipulation, and effects.

Cassettes available at Green Noise Records :   Green Noise Records
Also available at Mississippi Street Records, PDX

If archaic-analog plastic is not your taste, also out on CD!
At Music Millennium: 3158 E Burnside St Portland, OR

Recorded at The Green House in Stumptown, OR. 2012 

Samples at:


Thursday, October 25, 2012

Performance at Boom Bap

JVR at Boom Bap... Performing swampy, dark percussion loops to his film 'Forbidden Fruit' (1993). A night of films, flagillating performance art, and giddy madness in Portland OR. September 2012. Check out Von Ragan's experimental musings at:

Friday, July 8, 2011

That Which is Not There

That Which is not There from Benjamin Popp on Vimeo.

Image by Ben Popp.
Text and Sound Design by Jeffrey Von Ragan.
For more sounds check out:

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

no. fest 2011- Sound and Image Gallery

Ben Popp demonstrating the sound strips of film to a young lad. By pulling the film through the audio head of the projector back and forth strange sounds are delivered. Recordings of the event produced by Jeffrey Von Ragan can be heard at:

Ben Popp through Grand Detour put on a spectacle of sight and sound at the 4th annual no. fest. The event was located in the fencing studio in downtown St. John's, PDX. Included in the event were film strip loops available to manipulate by coloring and scratching, an interactive video animation using Max MSP, created by Dustin Zemel. Also, there were two 16mm projectors placed on there side for sound exploration. Good show!

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Dr. id -no. fest 2011

Check out a track from Dr. id of Smegma fame at:

Pictured at Le Gong Cafe in St. John's, Portland.
4th Annual no. fest, 2011
Music & Cultural Event

Monday, March 14, 2011

Sound Scapes-Collages-Infestations by Von Ragan

Monday, January 31, 2011