Archive for the ‘special ops’ Category

special ops at mollys



special ops complete two sets from first friday in june at molly maguires, seattle wa


Special OPS at Cafe Racer

Recorded 14 May 2010 at a gig with Black Math. Brian Heaney does some singing.


photo of ops in basement of the stone, nyc by beth fleenor


Figeater in NYC

Full set recordings of Figeater at Zebulon Cafe in Brooklyn, NY with Jessice Lurie sitting in, and at The Stone in the East Village. Presented in their entirety because that’s how it went down.

Special Fig = Beth Fleenor, clarinet; Steve Parris, guitar; John Seman, bass; Mark Ostrowski, drums.




monktail at the comet

audio from the special ops set and the premiere of "late nights at the georgetown morgue" by johnny + the primordial poo

recorded at the comet 2010.01.23, seattle, wa



special o.p.s – 9/9/09

check out these recordings from the special o.p.s. show at the josephine on 9/9/09.



Sounds Outside 2009: July 25 and August 15



Monktail Creative Music Concern presents
Sounds Outside 2009

Cal Anderson Park / 1635 11th Ave (between Denny & Pine)
Free and open to the public / Music from 1 – 8 pm


Saturday, July 25  

            1:00    Non Grata

            2:30    Moraine

            4:00    Washington Composers Orchestra (WACO) 

            5:30    Tu (Trey Gunn and Pat Mastelotto of King Crimson)

            7:00    Sugar Skulls


Saturday, August 15


            1:00    Melbatones

            2:30    Figeater

            4:00    Greg Sinibaldi

            5:30    Syncopated Taint Horn Quartet

            7:00    Bert Wilson


Figeater August 5 and Floss August 6

Wednesday August 5
The Sunset Tavern
5433 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle 9 PM $6
Performing unit: Special Fig joins the bill with Navigator vs. Navigator in a mondo send off performance for local favorites, X-Ray Press!


Thursday August 6
2202 N 45th St
Seattle 8 PM Free!
A rare public appearance from bopcore trio Floss with Vampire Squid from Louisville. Anything could happen at this show. Bring your own carrots.

Special OPS 2008.05.17


Special O.P.S. (Ostrowski-Parris-Seman) at Egan’s Ballard Jam House, May 17, 2008. Recorded by GH.



Special O.P.S. at FPS

Special O.P.S. (Ostrowski-Parris-Seman) at Fandrich Piano Studio, Seattle, WA.

Recorded January 21, 2009 by Gabriel Herbertson.




Special Figeater at FPS

Special Figeater (Beth Fleenor + Special O.P.S. w/ Gabriel Herbertson) in rehearsal at Fandrich Piano Studio.

Recorded December 10, 2008 by Gabriel Herbertson.