Schindler House, Los Angeles, CA, Line Space Line Festival of Improvised and Experimental Music, Los Angeles, CA and SFEMF San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, CA. Leticia’s means of participation in these events include; solo electro-acoustic improvisation, composition exhibition, audio environments to accompany sculpture, collaborative improvisation, audio drama, and site-specific installation. Collaborations in public or private settings include; Antoine Chessex, Lionel Marchetti, Jerome Noetinger, Jessica Catron, Mitchell Brown, Dave Phillips, Aaron Ximm, Rick Potts, Joseph Hammer, Raionbashi, Smegma, Omid, Reynols, Albert Ortega, Fanon Flowers and Josie Roth. Association has been noted with the Los Angeles Free Music Society and Fluxus.
Leticia’s debut full-length CD, On the Verge of Redundance, was released by Chicago-based CIP in 2004. Criticism has documented comparison with electronic composers such as Eliane Radigue, Mary-Anne Amacher, Francisco Lopez, Subotnick, Maxfield and Oliveros, has been cited as possessing “a richness and warmth that recalls an earlier generation of analogue pioneers”, compositions which “revel in a thrift store brutism that engages the aesthetic of musique concrete with a lo-fi sensibility”. Her live performance, recognized by The Wire’s Christopher DeLaurenti writes: “Castaneda’s carefully calibrated volume and gorgeous timbres evaporated the barrier between loudspeaker and raw sound in a singular fashion”. Original Compositions: On the Verge of Redundance full length CD. Crippled Intellect Productions, 2004 'Anthem Decay' Influenced by Intensity-compilation CD,Lp Quintessential, 2003 'Careful Steppin Daisy' String of Artifacts-compilation2xCD Fish Pics/Resipiscent, 2005 'White' w/Peter Lograsso.
L.A. Noisescape-compilation CD Bastardised, 2006 'Say Goodbye to the New' Field Recording AllStars-compilation CD Dielectric Records, 2007 Remixed, Mix, Recording & Collaborations: Damion Romero livingroom 3” -CD recording. Banned Productions, 2001 Plasmodian World Of Cantaloupe & Bolles, The / Experimental Audio Research - Walking / Floating Ltd, Pic. disc 10” -Mix credit. Exit Studios, 2004 Damion Romero No Information Available -CD recording.
MSBR, Japan, 2004 Mitchell Brown Colocasia -CD Remix. Samples used from Leticia Castaneda’s On the Verge of Redundance, Audiobot Unlimited, Belgium, 2005 Astromero - Live at MilUsos -CD Recording. 3xCD Ltd. Troniks-289, 2008 Mitchell Brown, Rick Potts, Leticia Castaneda 'Crustacean Bike Ride' -Collaboration. Celadonia, CD. Melon Expander, 2008 Busdriver 'Unsafe Sextet/Gilded Hearts of Booklovers' -Samples Remixed. Produced by Omid. Original samples by Leticia Castaneda.
Jhelli Beam. CD, Lp. Anti-Epitaph, 2009 Fall Sequence w/Fanon Flowers UTCH Earthquake Techno Series 004 CD UTCH Records, Chile 2010 Left for Dead w/Fanon Flowers Dark Emissions 12” Vinyl Reaktor Records, Spain 2011 Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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