Charlie Visnic is a man who cannot sit still. He is constantly doing something. This might be because:
A. He has an exceptional case of ADD.
B. He is thwarting his cigarette cravings.
C. He is a creative genius.
D. All of the above.
Back in March 2010, Charlie embarked on a Herculean journey of tackling one creative thing a day for 365 days. His entire year was filled with gadgets, musical compositions, macro videos, slit scans, modular patches, drawings & paintings, hacks and gigantic bubble making, to name a few. The culmination of his efforts went on exhibit at the Fullerton Art Walk held at the Violethour Studio where it was received with lavish praise and awe.
On the 366th day, Charlie rested.
It didn’t take long for him to get back in the groove of busying himself, but at a more relaxed pace with not having the constraints of being creative on a daily basis.
One of his more involved projects, which began in April 2011, was a music jam dubbed Morning Music and Coffee Consumption — or mm-cc for the sake of brevity. Inspired by his friend Jared‘s original idea, Charlie “invited friends over to hang out, drink coffee and make music” every first Sunday of the month, until the end of Summer. He then took excerpts of the eclectic recordings and edited them with mesmerizing visuals. Here are the videos from those sessions:
jeff numainville – microkorg
michael goggin – guitar
charlie visnic – bass, modular
dantes rosete – music box
inthia seabrooks – music box
rene cardona – percussion, harmonica & monome
larry salzman – percussion, kalimba
david marks – guitar, kalimba
ryan steele – vocals, drums
rene cardona – bass, omnichord
charlie visnic – modular, soundlab
joshua saddler – sooperlooper
jonathan st. amant: bass, concertina
bob lexan: drums,
jeff numainville: lapsteel
joshua saddler: monome
charlie visnic: modular synthesizer, monome, & visual production
reuben mahler – guitar, soundlab
jeff numainville – banjo
mike goggin – guitar, bass
bob lexan – drums
charlie visnic – monome, modular
wendy kubiak – banjo-tar
jeff numainville – banjo-tar, guitar
brandon floerke – accordian, guitar
charlie visnic – monome
larry salzman – jaw harp, world percussion, drums
danny johns – upright bass
steve elkins – drums, soundlab
reuban mahler – circuit bent toy
Fullerton resident, Charlie Visnic is an editor for the motion picture industry by profession. Find out more about him and all of his incredible projects at his blog, www.theb-roll.com.
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