Harpoon Pole Vault is one of several solo projects by Seattle's Jason E. Anderson, best known as head of the Gift Tapes label and as half of synth duo Brother Raven. Harpoon Pole Vault recalls the atmospheric realm of ambient music pioneers and early 80's underground tape music. Space sounds and noisy textures are folded into melodic musical structures and otherworldy abstract realms through improvisations with synthesizers and effects.
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C30, Jugular Forest, 2010
biopolar adjustment procedure
C30, House of Sun, 2010
Father Sound/Harpoon Pole Vault, SPLIT
C30, Gift Tapes, 2010
whispering crystal babies
MC30, Gift Tapes, 2009
MP3: all things from the sea
August 31, 2011 - The Josephine - Seattle, WA - Gift Tapes Presents: Rene Hell, Earn, RM Francis, Harpoon Pole Vault
July 22, 2011 - Rendezvous - Seattle, WA - w/ Panabrite, Brain Fruit
July 8, 2011 - Cairo - Seattle, WA - w/ Radio People, Carl Calm, Same Species
May 23, 2011 - The Josephine - Seattle, WA - Harpoon Pole Vault/Panbrite collab, Hobo Cubes, Femminielli, Das Amore
April 29, 2011 - The Josephine - Seattle, WA - w/ Garrincha & the Stolen Elk, Panabrite, Megabats, Summon Thrull
March 19, 2011 - Seattle, WA - Gallery 1412 - w/ John Krausbauer, Brown, Wilson Shook
November 24, 2010 - Seattle, WA - Gallery 1412 - w/ Tashi Wada, Aures
September 18, 2010 - Seattle, WA - Black Lodge - Debacle Records Festival w/ John Wiese, Pete Swanson,
July 9, 2010 - Philadelphia, PA - Pageant Soloveev - w/ Zaimph, Bee Mask.
July 10, 2010 - Brooklyn, NY - Port d'Or - w/ Zaimph, Bee Mask.
July 11, 2010 - Burlington, VT - Firehouse Gallery - w/ Bee Mask, A Snake in the Garden.
July 12, 2010 - Easthampton, MA - Flywheel Arts - w/ Bee Mask.
July 13, 2010 - Providence, RI - ZACCHILLI HOUSE - w/ Bee Mask, Arley Marks.
July 14, 2010 - Brooklyn, NY - Zebulon - w/ Zaimph, Bee Mask, mi or and the pedestals (poster here).