“Etches” 2-song EP is released via Perceived Sound.

Video document of 02.03.24 solo performance at Coaxial Arts - Downtown L.A. 
(courtesy of Tinnitus Paparazzi)

Archive News:

Devin Sarno has launched a monthly radio show (“Sonification”) hosted by Camp Radio (France.) The debut broadcast aired on March 24, 2022 and all past shows are archived on Mixcloud.

Dean Roberts & Devin Sarno have contributed the track “boy am i scared eh” to “нет войны - NO WAR” (via Shameless Records - Berlin) This is a charity and solidarity release responding to the criminal invasion of Ukraine in late Feb 2022. All proceeds go to: Urgent Response Fund: Ukraine.

January 25, 2022 appearance on the Watt From Pedro Show podcast, discussing life & music.

Devin Sarno was featured guest on episode 149 of the “You Don’t Know Mojack” podcast discussing the SST Records band Saccharine Trust & more.

Carla Bozulich & Devin Sarno have released “Fly In 5” for the Fug Gum Vol. 3 compilation available on Bandcamp.

Devin Sarno will be playing a solo set at the 2019 Desert Daze music festival in Moreno Beach/Lake Perris, CA. Artists performing include: The Flaming Lips, Devo, Stereolab, Wu-Tang Clan, Pussy Riot, Flying Lotus, Ween and many others. Sarno’s set will take place in the Sanctuary which is curated by Epicenter Projects.

Devin Sarno’s “Archive” release is a 12-track digital compilation as well as a companion 28-page full color zine containing show flyers and live photos (*which was limited to 30 physical copies only - now sold out). These remastered digital tracks range from early live solo (CRIB) recordings to duo projects (with the likes of: Nels Cline, Carla Bozulich, Ang Wilson & Marc Levinthal) as well as ensembles such as: Nastassya Filippovna (with Joe Baiza, Bob Lee & Jack Brewer) + a sextet that features Thurston Moore, Nels Cline, Carla Bozulich, Tom Surgal & Lin Culbertson. All of the material featured in these projects spans over 30 years and much has never been previously released. The “Archive” digital comp is available via Bandcamp, Spotify and Apple Music.

LONE ECHO is a solo studio-based project from composer Devin Sarno. The debut full length album (“Noize”) is available on: Bandcamp, Spotify and Apple Music. Read a review on Acts of Silence.

Big Butter, the long standing experimental music project of brothers Tim & Mike Biskup, performed with a full live band on 2/26/15 at XIX Studios in Glassell Park, CA in support of the Biskup’s duo art show at Slow Culture gallery. Musicians for this one-night-only event included: Eric White, Randy Randall, Devin Sarno and Russell Ferrante. Watch a video recap of the concert here as well as a short Big Butter video interview discussing the project.

From Jan 2011 to Dec 2014, Devin Sarno curated Absence of Wax: a net label focused on Ambient, Improvised & Experimental music. In that time, the site saw over 65 releases by Composers from around the globe: United States, Japan, Canada, Switzerland, Peru, France, Germany, Italy, Bahrain, Slovenia, Argentina, Spain, Russia and Ukraine. (All of the music from “AoW” is available for free streaming & download via Internet Archive) Read an extensive interview about AoW at the Netlabel Interview Project.