Curled Naked Roesing 1995 Early Coffee, Late Coffee - Early Coffee, Late Coffee There was a murder at the coffee house, So they buried him in brown beans, And everyone was screaming for a mouse, To come around passing out caffeine, With all the victims guilty and all the Continue reading →
New Orleans after Katrina 1995 Hot With Blemishes in May - Hot with Blemishes in May I believe that I misunderstood the question, Reversal. Speak of the devil, Listen of the God, the motion of Mass. I am surrounded by nothing, but the time is now short. Infinity so quick. I Continue reading →
Banana Slug 1995 Praise - Praise A big, fat, poem With big, fat, adjectives Flew in with buttered turkey wings, And sat on my head. Look at the form! The meter and the prose! It could only be pleasing, To them this and those, Choking Continue reading →
Attack Sky 1995 The Siege - Siege, the Where is the punch line? Where am I? On a ball of dirt? Floating in the sky? WE ARE SURROUNDED. The clouds have us under siege. As of yet, we do not know why, But still, they let Continue reading →
Guilt Pumpkin 1995 Updating My Poop - Updating my poop   I blink when I think of it. It seems that it should have been cold cause I could see so many stars. Not that I ever paid attention to stars, mind you. Anything I see with Continue reading →
Weed Bud 1996 A Typical Sentimental Poem, Written at the International House of Pancakes. - A typical sentimental Poem, written at the International House of Pancakes. Pillows, Clouds, Feathers, Comfortable, Relaxing, To sleep, Sleep inside of me, I will be the womb, Sleep inside of me, I will be mother, I am peace, I am Continue reading →
Shitty beginnings 1996 Choice - Choice We visit the item. We visit the machine. The lackey savant. The mechanical being. Reference and file. The subject and its slot. Our pace and our function. It’s blue, it’s gray, it’s a box. Package personality. (male) Mail order Continue reading →
SERAPHIMS 1996 Guest Check - Guest Check Fliscshell nicks Log, Tumbler freekdom, Knotted frog of twisted, Eye of Doggeral Bastard Names and pumpernickel, pipe dreams and pleasantly, Finished larks, and red, Herring understatements, Feeding off the this’s and that’s, And dexterities weak hold. Hark, yonder Continue reading →
Space Gun Drawing 1996 More Cheap Angst - More cheap angst No great emotions, no great thoughts. A few scattered devotions, lying about with the records I’ve bought. And this generation, to define what it is, And this nation going to the pits, I will follow the generation’s Continue reading →
Coffee Creamer open on picnic blanket 1996 Oliver Cream - Oliver Cream by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP   For the die hard who wants to know what I was up to before I lost my mind and found my noise. With Jeremy Lesniak, Travis Jouette, Continue reading →
cicada psychedelic 1996 On Town and Bar - On Town and Bar sexy stinky the rattle of rubber bones sashay, she’s winking Rembrandt could not improve upon those legs Powerless, the old man is on a boy’s whim. The whiskey drinks the man Under the table, Ah, but Continue reading →
Projectors in tin foil room 1996 SEE! - SEE! Salvation is a one handed creature?! The mystery remains whether ‘tis right or left! It functions easily? It fits into your pocket!? Salvation is cheap? It fits in the palm of your hand! Advertise Salvation?! Laying out our plan. Continue reading →
Cat on Kitsch Couch 1996 The Argument - The Argument Underline your anger De-emphasize the cause Someone is stuttering to glory In this they are cleaning out their mouth Ferocity sizzles as it lingers Stretching your tongue down to the ground It has taken to new heights the Continue reading →
separated 1996 The Wizard & the King Excerpt - One particular time that they took these potions it happened to be the waning time of the year, and the moon had nearly finished taking off her black clothes. The trees had dressed in their most extravagant funeral garb, and Continue reading →
Anya Dancer 1996 Tic Tac Toe - A college play, absurdist, Artaudian, and Beckettish, informed by the idiocy of relationships. Starring M. Barnes, M. Chamberlain, M. Hayberry, Roesing Ape, and a special performance by Holly Price. Music by Roesing Ape. Presented at Northern Kentucky University’s Theatre Department. Continue reading →
Ape Gremlin 1997 A Below the Conscience Orchestration - A below the conscience orchestration Interested thinger Gongs Goings on around Papery   Gentle folk robber’s buttercup nightmare babe (eat ree nuts) Give me a roadblock Give me a dark chasm of thought And I will untie your shoe I Continue reading →
Abstract Monster with yellow eyes 1997 Birth Tape - Birth Tape by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Amazon   Compilation of songs I wrote for various bands I was in during the 1990’s including: Geusebox, Oliver Cream, and The Mandelbrot Set, as well as the very Continue reading →
Shitty beginnings 1997 Complete Amazement - My god your deodorant is fascinating. I am perplexed by its depth. Its scent makes the most perfect sense (olf.). Its sublime wit puts a bulge in my pants. All women are becoming green. All men are becoming brown. This Continue reading →
Shitty beginnings 1997 Curse - curse I am weak I may not move a muscle For each muscle speaks Nervous, and I am needy I am a freak Can’t see, where am I bleeding There is no punctuation In what I am saying There is Continue reading →
Three Red Squares and an Orange 1997 Footage - Collection of b-roll for a radio-television class project on the campus of Northern Kentucky University in 1997. Turned into a seizure inducing piece of noise video. Features a monologue on summation, a monologue from an Edward Albee play, a review Continue reading →
Relaxing on the Main 1997 LSD in Mesa Arizona - LSD in Mesa, Arizona Eggs across the cement And Legs and feet in proper placement Adds Blatant yolk too toe harassment Nonsense. Ridiculous nonsense. Creatively ridiculous nonsense though. Shuffle and walk Shuffle and walk Tinker in thought Shuffle a lot Continue reading →
Buy 1997 More fucking teen angst, god… - More fucking teen angst, god. I coast into the flaring nostrils of a wild German horse, only to find my mother’s crutch, my sister’s blush, and my brother’s bald spot. Nevermind. Insert: Ode to an uphill struggle; I have nothing Continue reading →
Roesing plays siren with angels 1997 Return of Messiah Excerpt - Chapter dfhgospgjiks45+vgn   And so there was a dead man in the bathroom at the grocery store. Breakfast of whole wheat bread, an entire loaf, a raw potato and an orange. Cleanliness is next to godliness, and not every supermarket Continue reading →
Complacency Brochure 1997 Song - Song Service with a smile Follow the parade Is everybody happy? I’m not afraid To make everybody happy I will clap my hands gently in your ear, To remind you of your tribes And we will all wear crafted medallions Continue reading →
Cat on Kitsch Couch 1997 Talk. - Talk. Consume conversation Eating up the words Licking off your fingers The sticky nouns and verbs Swan dive into conjecture Back flip on the innuendo Dancing with our lectures Making silly putty of the words Put your finger on your Continue reading →
Neon Vavoom Sign upside down 1997 The Myriad of Symptoms - The Myriad of Symptoms As I attempt to define the lack of purpose and define the function of the human form I come to an understanding of the advertisement, its affection always close and always warm. When do-gooders talk about Continue reading →
Dark Water 1997 This Pissed Her Off - This pissed her off young restless idiots fishing for souls along the unnamed avenues in the unnamed city in the unnamed country with the blinding lights that make you squint. Whether or not to do drugs. And if so, what Continue reading →
Roesing Ape Fell to His Death 1997 Waxing Pot Poetic - Waxing pot poetic I wanna quit smoking meat. Because everyone should be skinny. And understanding of me. Everybody should do the same thing. So I can use less jokes. Would you like to buy my house. I forgot that I Continue reading →
Laptop in Dark 1997 You… - You….   Here are the directions to get here if you are Superman. You glide over the city at dusk, the incandescent bronze street lamps making love to the hazy polluted blue sky below you. Your sense of direction, as Continue reading →
Junk in Bisby Arizona 1997 Youth Asks - people I’ve had sex with those occasional occupations those half hazard penetrations those that defy explanation I’ve run into some recently They do not seem to see me Exchange half-hearted glances Little emotional dances Apparently things change It seems things Continue reading →
Space Gun Drawing 1998 Albutress - Albutress by Roesing Ape Available on: iTunes Amazon Microsoft Groove Spotify   One of the first full noise albums. It’s possible that some of it is very cool, some of it might be annoying. Recorded on a two track in Continue reading →
Sleeping Cat on Couch with banjo 1998 Another Boring Couch Seshin - Another boring couch seshin Plant dirt yellow meter line window coffee couch ashtray concrete leaf wooden chair imprints garbage magazine division of sanitation paint blue cookie pretzel shutter shudder stain butter kelp kiwi curtains clutter stable stand uptown rental properties Continue reading →
Yellow moon 1998 At This Point - At this point At this point I would like to remind the reader that they too will die. And that I have no room. And that maybe if they die, I might get myself a little more rrrrrrooom. And deeper, Continue reading →
Roesing Ape in Horrible Make Up 1998 Bad at Make Up - Seriously I got a D in that class. Here is my humiliation, shot on a Minolta 35mm film camera, and age stressed with a Nikon D5100. 1998 Bad at Make Up
Roesing Ape Fell to His Death 1998 Death - Death Time is sleeping A worthless rest Keeping awake The hand feels weak The head is heavy The pillow speaks Tells tales of mumble Tells tales of stutter Slipping ideal under Finding solace boring Eat fluff is chewy A tongue Continue reading →
Jameson Neat Coffee Back 1998 Everything is About Me - Everything is about me I’ve got lots of problems see, No big discipline, no big speak, Hollow and weak freak, Which cleans my mouth, scars my face, Up in the attic sub-conscience waits, Free free free freak, I stand for Continue reading →
Misanthropic Power Point Presentation 1998 Filler - Filler Tasteless flick of the paranoid boxer folds in half beside the bed of the hunted dog understanding two hands open fist offer a saltine cracker to the starving glass of water behind behind emotion is anger god is not Continue reading →
Ape Gremlin 1998 Fuck Poetry - I fucking hate poetry Fuck fucking this poetry Absolute crap bullshit whining Vitriol filth mind mining weak reflections on a bland life Of stupidity as if the poet was special, As if this shit was a fucking art like Knives, Continue reading →
fuck you die it's not my fault 1998 Fuck You Die It’s Not My Fault - Fuck You Die It’s Not My Fault by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP Amazon Napster   Noise. Electronics breaking. Old synths abused. Typical. Enjoy?   Flash player not working? Try the Spotify…  
Roesing plays siren with angels 1998 Merlin with Cricket - Merlin with Cricket by Roesing Ape Available on: iTunes Google Play Spotify   A 20 minute improvisational guitar solo over a live recording of nighttime June crickets and tree frogs in the Ohio river valley. Smoke a bowl and enjoy.
Yellow moon 1998 Newtext - New text. February 28th, 1998. New word processor. Brand new, piece of shit right out of the box. Prints in ten different colors all derived from only two shades of shit brown. I will pour into it the little pink Continue reading →
Complacency Brochure 1998 Newtext Excerpt - Newtext New text. February 28th, 1998. New word processor. Brand new, piece of shit right out of the box. Prints in ten different colors all derived from only two shades of shit brown. I will pour into it the little Continue reading →
Neon Vavoom Sign upside down 1998 Noodles & Dog - Noodles & Dog by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Microsoft Groove   The album that represents my time of transition from alternative rock song bands to noise. There’s some songs, some jazz, some noise.
Infinite Tree Leaves 1998 NT Pupils - NT Pupils What about the near eloquence of the fugitive behind the figure she asked and then I smacked her pupils with mouth tears and tore off her clothes with words. As if I wanted to fuck her. As if Continue reading →
Lonely Child with Stuffed Animals 1998 Olé Fashioned - Olé Fashioned by Roesing Ape Available on: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify   First forays into multitrack and live improvisational noise electronics… Some of it is cool.
Young Ape with all his Friends 1998 Olé Fashioned Full Album - Available on: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify Or just watch it on youtube below:   Initial forays into Crap Wave and Noise Music. There’s some real crap in here, there’s also some of the coolest sounds ever – complete lack Continue reading →
Sepia Clouds and Moon and Shit 1998 Peace - peace. I love you Fuck you I love you Fuck you I love you Fuck you I love you Fuck you I love you Fuck you I love you Fuck you I love you Fuck you I love you Fuck Continue reading →
Shitty beginnings 1998 Poop Poop - Poop Poop poop in your head poop in your butter poop in your soul poop behind the uptake poop in matrimony to dish soap poop in forward motion poop on the ashtray of godd poop around the corners in synchronization Continue reading →
Projectors in tin foil room 1998 Prester John - Prester John… Here there is giggling,      The expounding of a plot,           Will you make some mistake and point to me?                Open our selves to being blocked? Continue reading →
separated 1998 Separated - Separated by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes WIMP Amazon   The first Roesing Ape album. Improvisational 4-track over-dubs using a guitar, a casio, and a cheap delay pedal.
Archie the Janitor 1998 Sudsy’s Portraits pt. 1 - Portraits of the people of Sudsy Malone’s Laundromat and Bar in Cincinnati Ohio. Shot on a Minolta 35mm film camera and age stressed with a Nikon D5100. 1998 Sudsy's Portraits pt. 1
Neon Vavoom Sign upside down 1998 Tired - Tired, tired, world, go to sleep, you’re just making it harder on yourself. Bouncing fucking bubbles I swear to god. Isolated interpretations of isolated experience. Bouncing up against other isolated interpretations of isolated experience. Sometimes quite rapidly. Experiencing, in isolation, Continue reading →
Roesing Ape Fell to His Death 1998 Write a Poem - Write a Poem Write a poem Write a poem with words Write a poem with words that people can relate to Write a heartfelt poem with lucid, bordering on dubious language Write a poem with an appealing wit and intellect Continue reading →
Roesing plays siren with angels 1998/2003 Merlin with Cricket - A 20 minute improvisational guitar solo over a live recording of nighttime June crickets and tree frogs in the Ohio river valley. Put to b-roll hypnotic static TV footage from a performance piece done in 2003. Smoke a bowl and Continue reading →
Wires and Keyboard 1999 “Girl Guest” - Girl Guest by Roesing Ape Available on: Amazon iTunes Google Play Spotify   Live rock-noise jams with various female musicians from the Cincinnati area in 1999. You probably won’t like it.
Cat on Kitsch Couch 1999 Answer to the Question - Answer to the question Answer to the question of thoroughfare. Click. America loves her sense of growth. And what. Stale tables beneath my typed massages, and I’m looking out the window, no, door, and there presented to me in that Continue reading →
Sad Family 1999 Father’s Day - Father’s Day Where the man beats his child, The child will eventually beat the man. Where the man works hard and long, The child will relax and be at ease. Where the man is ignorant and callous, The child will Continue reading →
Pink weird Mush 1999 Forget Mother - Forget Mother by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP   Early noise experimentation, live tracks and improvised overdub, strangely prophetic lyrics ranted randomly, etc. Enjoy.
I Should Decide 1999 I Should Decide - I Should Decide by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP Amazon Napster   Weird multi-tracked song attempt in the midst of a neuronal noise breakdown in a young mind. Enjoy?   Flash player not working? Try the Continue reading →
Misanthropic Power Point Presentation 1999 Important Tax Information - Important tax Information: My grip it slips like no other, like flowers on an infants lips, my grip it slips, I come to claim my reward. My cigarette seems bothered while on an infants lips, I come I come to Continue reading →
what blurry space monster 1999 Jiminy Crickets - Jiminy Crickets Something comes from my mouth, It seems to have an especial purpose, It’s got a mean look in its eye, Get your ears out of town, Speaking in tongues… My tongue is burning… My tongue has holes in Continue reading →
Strange CGI Blue Face 1999 No Fun Machine - No Fun Machine by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify   Beautiful, glorious noise led by a brave 1974 Baldwin Fun Machine. The unofficial sound track for The Last Jedi. Maybe. Lesniak on drums.
Weird Grass Field 1999 Not More Girl Guests - Not More Girl Guests by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP Amazon Napster   Noise jammy jams with men and women in a shotgun apartment in Cincinnati Ohio in 1999 with purple plush and brown shag carpet, Continue reading →
Roesing Ape in Bubble Wrap 1999 Roesing Ape - Roesing Ape by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes Microsoft Groove Amazon   The self-titled album. Because everyone needs one. Ambient electronic, spoken word and noise. Also some stuff that’s really annoying and some stuff that will make Continue reading →
Underground art show band 1999 Smacke! - Initial forays into Crap Wave and free-form improvisation. Often with the likes of Jeremy Lesniak (now of Culture Queer) and S. Durm (now a reclusive tattoo artist and graphic novelist). Mostly recorded live in Northern Kentucky basements and Cincinnati flats Continue reading →
Underground art show band 1999 Smacke! Full Album - Available on: Google Play Amazon WIMP Microsoft Groove Spotify Or just watch it on youtube below   Initial forays into Crap Wave and free-form improvisation. Often with the likes of Jeremy Lesniak (now of Culture Queer) and S. Durm (now Continue reading →
Sub Millennium line art 1999 Submillenium - Sub Millenium by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP Amazon Napster   Analog synth jams, obnoxious performance art soundtracks, and random noise recorded in a shotgun apartment in Cincinnati Ohio in 1999 with purple plush and brown Continue reading →
Three Red Squares and an Orange 1999 Thank You - Thank You Measurements, the destruction, distinction of my mind, And thank you most of all, Mr. Television, for the gift of an enemy. Thank you Mr. Television for fucking my asshole raw with your limp dick ideologies and warping my Continue reading →
Some Fire 1999 The Exampled Preached - The Exampled Preached I must say nothing with words, Only with movement will I speak, I will be so subtle that you will not notice, I will be ordinary implicit & implied, But with every true movement, day or night, Continue reading →
space_body_holly 1999 The Liminal Zone - Speech from the performance piece, The Liminal Zone, first performed at the Southgate house in Newport Kentucky, New Year’s Eve 1999, with Holly Price and Mike Dimaria Good evening ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to a visual discussion of the Liminal Continue reading →
Roesing Silhouette with Mic 1999 The Rub - Rub All the quiet people, they begin to speak up Release their attention, express their opinion Timing it to reveal, they are the real majority They are the real Mc’Coy, he’s not saying anything He keeps it all in, no Continue reading →
Shitty beginnings 1999 Useless Crap; Poems & Thoughts 1995 to 1999 - Misanthropic fever dreams. Probably won’t change your life. Might make you laugh, smile, or commiserate. Best read out loud on the toilet. Available in digital format and paperback.
Roesing Ape drinking wine and scoffing 1999 Women & Acne - Women & Acne by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Amazon   More forays into experimental noise. Mostly recorded on 2 track digital and tape, live, on shag carpet, next to an orange fireplace and an angry cat.
Women and Acne 1999 Women & Acne Full Album - More forays into experimental noise. Mostly recorded on 2 track digital and tape, live, on shag carpet, next to an orange fireplace and an angry cat. 01 Circling You 02 J+C Crunch 03 Buzzzz oh d 04 Beep da 05 Continue reading →
Clouds and Sun and Shit 2000 A.I. - Ai? I kiss the moon, And he says, “Stop kissing me you fucking cock, I’m just a rock”.   So I say, “heh”. “I don’t care what the frag you are a star? A white walled tire? The negative of Continue reading →
Light Bulb up close 2000 Confession - Father, it’s been four hundred and fifty seven years since my last confession. I’ve sinned much. I’ve masturbated countless times and on occasion to images so perverted, disgusting, and horrible that they are unmentionable. I’ve been envious, jealous, and mean Continue reading →
Another Guilt Pumpkin 2000 Excerpt 17 FLotFotL - OK so let me thoroughly describe what it’s like to make love to someone whom one detests. They come over and while they’re in transit and you know they’re coming you tell yourself over and over again ‘I will not Continue reading →
SERAPHIMS 2000 First Annual Regional Error Worship Conference - Set up in Old St. George Cathedral in Cincinnati Ohio for the First Annual Regional Error Worship Conference. Shot on a Minolta 35mm film camera. 2000 First Annual Regional Error Worship Conference
SERAPHIMS 2000 First Annual Regional Error Worship Conference - Side view, just set-ups and intermissions of Roesing Ape performing, with bits of Culture Queer, Free Dance Music and Iovae set up. Held at Old St. George in Cincinnati Ohio. See photo gallery here Continue reading →
SERAPHIMS 2000 First Error Worship Conference Live - First Error Worship Conference Live by Roesing Ape Available on: Amazon Spotify iTunes   Live sets during the First Annual Regional Error Worship Conference in Cincinnati Ohio at Old St. George’s Cathedral. Minimalist and ambient sets – all reverb you Continue reading →
Jameson Neat Coffee Back 2000 HDT (Cincinnati) - Cincinnati would be more exciting if it was just a little bit warmer. It has the proper humidity for being a swanky town, it has the right sort of architecture. Red brick row houses in decrepit condition built on hills Continue reading →
Light Bulb up close 2000 Live - Live by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes Microsoft Groove Amazon   Various live noise gigs from the year 2000. Strap in it’s a rough ride.
Underground art show band 2000 Live at Southgate with Dance - Improv noise with guest players Lesniak & John Rich, with interpretive dance by Lauren Brown, who seemed to be able to dance to anything we threw at her. Live on the second floor of the Southgate House in Newport Kentucky, Continue reading →
Neon Vavoom Sign upside down 2000 Masonic Lodge Covington Kentucky - On the 55th anniversary of the first atomic bomb explosion, July 16 2000, I inserted a microphone into a woman’s vagina on stage to sample her heartbeat and play live noise with it in a former Masonic lodge in Covington Continue reading →
Neon Vavoom Sign upside down 2000 Masonic Lodge Full Footage - On the 55th anniversary of the first atomic bomb explosion, July 16 2000, I inserted a microphone into a woman’s vagina on stage to sample her heartbeat and play live noise with it in a former Masonic lodge in Covington Continue reading →
Roesing and Rich on stage Blurry 2000 Modem Speak Ensemble - Live performance of high pitched noise-jazz at the Southgate House in Newport Kentucky, with John Rich. Shot on a Minolta 35mm film camera. 2000 Modem Speak Ensemble
Blurry projected face 2000 Moma - Moma by Roesing Ape Available on: iTunes Google Play Spotify   Early live noise and multitracking fun. You probably won’t like most of it, but there are some gems…
Dancer in Bed 2000 Not My Type - Maybe the thick of the fog will suffuse with our transparent solid knob of narcissism. Maybe our reflection will vomit flies and scraps of meat into our face. Maybe our flatulence will become a turtle, and outlive our outlandish cooking. Continue reading →
Guilt Pumpkin 2000 Pimples - You know pimples are really very powerful signals, signs, and omens. The process by which they operate from mark to swelling to explosion-release and scar is so reminiscent of action movies, orgasms, and pop songs. I get them where they Continue reading →
Young Bodies marching 2000 Southgate w/ Holly Price - Audience participation in live improvisational music and dance. Live at the Southgate House in Newport Kentucky. Dancer: Holly Price. Also some VirtualDub glitching at the end for fun. Continue reading →
Roesing plays siren with angels 2000 Southgate w/ Zog - Live at the Southgate House in Newport Kentucky, Roesing Ape & Zog. Intense noise. Also, there was a capture glitch with VirtualDub that causes the video to freak a little bit and speed up dramatically as time goes on. I Continue reading →
Multiple Color Gradients 2000 The Buzz Show - The Buzz Show by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes Amazon Microsoft Groove   The noise show of the millennium at the Buzz Coffee Shop in Cincinnati Ohio. It turned into an hour long free for all with Continue reading →
Roesing Ape Fell to His Death 2000 The Sadness of Eating Grapes - Whatever the fuck you make me to say. I am the insidious figment of your imagination. I am pepsi cola, you are coca cola, everything else is blood. Everything else is blood. You are completely full of shit. Suck my Continue reading →
Oh Look Me Coffee 2000 The Understatements - The Understatements I get into your lisp Forget what you said Understatement of the year Speaking water, hearing bread In the game of the gaze We speak not of defecation We must celebrate We defend so recklessly She is the Continue reading →
Doug Elkins Glam Shot 2000 Trying to Meat a Girl - Trying to meat a girl Brink, boredom from the look The look from the boredom, a wink Inquire, thrown out the words Hit the floor and wait, perspire Sick, embattled belabored Over and over again, slow Failure, has thou eaten Continue reading →
Web Voices 2000 Web Voices - Web Voices by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP Amazon Napster   Robot voice chattering over midi-generated Tchaikovsky. Enjoy? Flash player not working? Try the Spotify…
Art Damage Tape Cassette 2000 Witt Goes to a Chalk Show - From the Wy Tape Archives: Allen Michael “Witt” Schmitz meanders around the Masonic Lodge in Covington Kentucky during the best rock band no one discovered Chalk’s performance, which immediately preceded a roesing ape performance. Co-starring Serenity B.  
Young Bodies marching 2000 Young Bodies - Young Bodies by Roesing Ape Available on: iTunes Amazon Google Play Spotify   I got banned from the r/WTF subreddit for the title of this album. Noise jams and electronica. You might like a little of it.
Young Bodies marching 2000 Young Bodies Full Album - Some noise jams, some minimalist nature and machine sounds, etc. Recorded on 2 track tape and PC on shag carpet in the year 2000. The title of the link got me banned from reddit/r/wtf for some reason. iTunes Amazon Google Continue reading →
Ultraviolet Invisible Ink Butterfly 2000/2001/2002/2003 Aught Art pt. 1 - Random shots of random artsy crap I did, saw, invented, made up, whatever. Shot on a Minolta 35mm film camera and aged stressed with a Nikon D5100. 2004 Ought Art pt. 1
Fire Monster Befriends small Elephant 2001 Art Damage Benefit (Live) - Art Damage Benefit (Live) by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes Microsoft Groove Amazon   A long time ago, in a city on the border of the Upland South and the Midwest in the greatest empire the world Continue reading →
Projected Holly Face on Holly 2001 Art Night Out - Filmed by C. Spencer Yeh. Roesing and Spencer hit a couple bars and art parties on a winter’s night in Cincinnati Ohio. Cameos by: Roesing Ape, Holly Price, Scott Hisey, Tim Schwallie, Monkey the cat, Bob the cat, Andrew Hissett, Continue reading →
Some Fire 2001 Beltane Brakhage - Wherein Roesing Ape and Burning Star Core (C. Spencer Yeh) perform noise in front of a video montage of computer generated fire and Stan Brakhage’s film of his wife giving birth and Lauren Brown’s improvisational dance leads to a simulated Continue reading →
Complacency Brochure 2001 Buttons, Smoke & Fire - Performance piece at Sudsy Malone’s laundromat and bar in Cincinnati Ohio for George Washington’s birthday. Cover charge was one dollar per person, which was collected in a bowl and burnt in a funereal pyre at the end the chant at Continue reading →
Misanthropic Power Point Presentation 2001 Elitism - Elitism Separation Lingo Jargon Separation Pack Tribe Separation Dialect Extension Specialization Aristocracy Separation Angle Click Fashion Elitism Reserve Extension Separation Ethnicity Lineage Heredity Separation Difference Hierarchy Separation Competition Lineage Click Family Separation Elitism Dialect Lingo Separation Individual {there is no Continue reading →
Projected Holly Face on Holly 2001 FreeDance Music - Holly Price performing with members of the Wolverton Bros. and Gordy Horn in an interactive self-projection dance piece. Shot, poorly, with a 35mm Minolta film camera. 2001 FreeDance Music
Cat on Kitsch Couch 2001 It’s Cute with Beef - It’s cute with beef Let’s come together and be one In saying something stupid Let’s let our hugs outweigh our words The warmth and fuzziness, a protective fur The freedom that agreement lets you feel Feels itself to be real, Continue reading →
Roesing on laptop 2001 Live at The Comet - Live noise set to Fellini’s Roma played in reverse at the infamous ‘The Comet’ in Cincinnati Ohio. During that neat few months when C. Spencer Yeh (of Burning Star Core) and Lesniak (of Culture Queer) were part of Roesing Ape. Continue reading →
Neon Vavoom Sign upside down 2001 Live at the Southgate House - Live noise at the historic no longer extant Newport Kentucky Southgate House. Taped by Wit.
Ape Gremlin 2001 Live on WAIF 88.3 - A few minutes of random footage during a roesing ape DJ session for the Art Damage show on WAIF 88.3 in Cincinnati Ohio. Cameo/PSA by Holly Price. Continue reading →
Underground art show band 2001 Masonic Lodge Art Show - Live noise at an art opening at the infamous Masonic Lodge in Covington Kentucky by Roesing Ape and Burning Star Core. A fascinating glimpse into the alternative culture of Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky at the turn of the century. You can watch Continue reading →
Sad Family 2001 Mob & Numb (opening scene) - Weird keyboard music plays. There are sounds of men yelling and things crashing. Lights come up on two curtains pushed inward meeting at a 120 degree angle center stage, where there is a toilet. On both sides at eye level Continue reading →
Projected Holly Face on Holly 2001 Mob of Numb Excerpt - Mob of Numb   Mob was an Employee of Numb Inc. for fifteen years. Numb Inc. was a Dopamine bar down on West Eighth and Spine. Spine went straight to Uptown Needless Dives on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Mondays at nine Continue reading →
Red Dragonfly 2001 Motion - Motion My motion is strange my money is on the matter my matter is the key the situation is flattered my motion is me my motion is named my master is keen I follow the latter the latter is mean Continue reading →
Roesing Silhouette with Mic 2001 Norton’s Anthology - The Norton anthology of American literature states, and I quote, fuck you, go to hell. What’s the matter with you?  I will be your shadow and that is the sentimental and romantic truth isn’t it. That is the point wherein Continue reading →
Projected Holly Face on Holly 2001 Nothing Happened - I wake up to the general humming and the world crashes into me as I fall up to it, I am a floater in the philosopher’s drink. I am a drinking fountain next to the pool. I am a chair Continue reading →
Roesing Ape Fell to His Death 2001 Point Beside It - And then there was this point beside it; And beside the point lying on the ground was this huge thing.. power itself to behold, orange, and the size of a grapefruit. As a matter of fact, it was a grapefruit. Continue reading →
what blurry space monster 2001 Riddle & Shoe - Riddle & Shoe by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes Microsoft Groove Amazon   Just in time for Halloween, the best haunted house soundtrack album you’ll hear all year. Decent ambient electronica recorded in home studios on Riddle Continue reading →
Projected Holly Face on Holly 2001 Roesing/Lesniak/Yeh/Ebaugh/Brown Masonic Jam - A jam of geniuses echoing through the halls of the Masonic Lodge in Covington Kentucky. Featuring Roesing Ape, C. Spencer Yeh, Lesniak, and Jesse Ebaugh who’s smile at the end is worth watching the whole thing for. Improvisational dance by Continue reading →
Laptop in Dark 2001 Short Not Stories: 1996-2001 - Theatrical, thoughtful, and mind bending short stories and essays. Primarily useful for being found 100 years from now and turned into a smash hit on a virtual reality holographic cable channel.   Available in digital format and paperback.
Jameson Neat Coffee Back 2001 Thighs - Art for fuck’s sake sanctioned as purity. Well what if everything fell apart. Would. There. Be. Tacos. Knock. Nigh. Needle high, and high needles. Needless. Ned and his. Needless needles. Neither. Nigh. Knock. No. Membrane sandwich. Remembering which land we Continue reading →
Art Damage Tape Cassette 2001/2004/2005/2006 Art Damage Errata pt. 1 - Art Damage Inc. graphics, logos, miscellaneous, and fliers from 2001-2006. 2004/2005/2006 Art Damage Errata pt. 1
Fire Monster Befriends small Elephant 2001/2004/2005/2006 Art Damage Errata pt. 2 - Art Damage Inc. graphics, logos, miscellaneous, and fliers from 2001-2006. 2001/2004/2005/2006 Art Damage Errata pt. 2
Dark Water 2002 99 - 99% of art is a useless lie, a sick leftover side effect of the 17th century notion of the artist as something more than an artisan, as more than a worker, as more than a blue collar fuck, brought about Continue reading →
Small Dinosaur on USB Charger 2002 American Synth God - American Synth God by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes   The Synth Album. The year of Synth. Recorded while listening to live BBC reports of the second Iraq War.
Clouds and Sun and Shit 2002 Civilization - Civilization is the grime on my teeth. In civilization desires are like grains of sand. Lying about on the floor over there is the want of a new couch. Behind that book hides the wish for a better nose. Floating Continue reading →
Spencer, Ron and Roesing 2002 Death Beam Mini-Tour pt. 1 - The Cincinnati noise super-group Death Beam: Roesing Ape, C. Spencer Yeh, Ron Orovitz and Jeremy Lesniak. Live at the Empty Bottle in Chicago. Continue reading →
Spencer, Ron and Roesing 2002 Death Beam Mini-Tour pt. 2 - The Cincinnati noise super-group Death Beam: Roesing Ape, C. Spencer Yeh, Ron Orovitz and Jeremy Lesniak. Live at the Comet in Cincinnati. Continue reading →
Spencer, Ron and Roesing 2002 Death Beam Mini-Tour pt. 3 - The Cincinnati noise super-group Death Beam: Roesing Ape, C. Spencer Yeh and Ron Orovitz. Live somewhere near Louisville Kentucky. It’s the best Death Beam show, if you watch all of it you won’t be disappointed. Continue reading →
Spencer, Ron and Roesing 2002 Death Beam Mini-Tour pt. 4 - The Cincinnati noise super-group Death Beam: Roesing Ape, C. Spencer Yeh and Ron Orovitz. Live somewhere in Michigan? Continue reading →
Projectors in tin foil room 2002 F. Art - Originally titled Fuck Art, the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center wouldn’t allow that in their marketing. Rambling performance art piece comprised of academic and historic arguments against art as a thing of value. So an anti-art art piece performed at a Continue reading →
CGI woman floats in sea with tree 2002 Floating Listlessly on the Fat of the Land - The journal of a Citizen of American Empire just after the turn of the 21st century devolving into the prose of madness, disillusionment, hallucinogenic and sexual escapades of poetry, alcohol, drugs, and beauty as he grapples with the absurdity of Continue reading →
Roesing Interviews a Washing Machine 2002 Live @ The Southgate House - Live set noise. Taped by Wit.
Roesing on laptop 2002 Live at Sudsy Malone’s - Live noise set at the infamous Sudsy Malone’s Bar & Laundromat in Cincinnati Ohio. During that neat few months when C. Spencer Yeh (of Burning Star Core) and Lesniak (of Culture Queer) were part of Roesing Ape.   Continue reading →
ludique fuzzy 2002 Ludique - Ludique by Roesing Ape Available on: Amazon iTunes Google Play Spotify   Mixture of live studio, weird multitracking, and call and response voice tracks.
Blurry Yoga Dancers 2002 Mickey Morgan’s Blue Bottle - Presented by the Contemporary Dance Theatre of Cincinnati at the Aronoff Center for the Arts. Choreography, voice and writing by Mickey Morgan, video by C. Spencer Yeh, music by Roesing Ape. Continue reading →
Shitty beginnings 2002 More Poop - There once was a poop. And in this poop everything stood still, as if concrete blooded itself, or rather blood concreted itself. The aqua-ducts flooded with concrete poop to still the very soul of nothing reading bridges of the solid Continue reading →
Roesing Interviews a Washing Machine 2002 No Comet No The Bronze - No Comet No the Bronze by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes WIMP Amazon   Experiments in noise multitracking, live field recording (i.e. an effected dialogue with a Verizon customer service representative) and computer generated beat bashes. Some Continue reading →
locust 2002 Reminder Art - Remind me of what I want to be. No more illustrative descriptions of what is wrong.   I want to be a cricket forever. Remembering that brain chill in those quick moments when you realize death and that you end. Continue reading →
taint of San Francisco Close up 2002 Resume - I want to be an Actor. I want to be a producer. I want to be a writer. I want to be a costume designer. I want to be a director. I want to be a dancer. I want to Continue reading →
Roesing Toe 2002 Sexualized Boredom - I had my fingers in a girl’s cunt for three minutes today, but other than that all day I was convoluted, distracted, and dreamy. God is in the quick of my nails I keeping biting to get to. I fart Continue reading →
Stereo oriented Noise 2002 Stereo Oriented - Stereo Oriented by Roesing Ape Available on: iTunes Microsoft Groove Spotify   Synth and computer improv. Intense stoner heavy.
Cat on Bookshelf 2002 The Painful Miscellany - The Painful Miscellany by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes WIMP Amazon   The worst Roesing Ape album. For the die-hard. Experiments in harsh computer generated and badly recorded noise, and some pieces I did for some performance Continue reading →
Projectors in tin foil room 2002 The Rape of the Sabine Men - Fair warning, the end can be shocking. It’s a dance/multimedia/performance piece that investigates parallels between the use of feminine sexuality in advertising and rape. Performed at the Contemporary Dance Theatre of Cincinnati ‘s College Hill Town Hall. With Tara Guilfoil, Continue reading →
Some Fire 2002 Wisdom - Wisdom There is milk in my shoe. The trashcan has not yet moved. A chair with two legs is really a broken ladder. A computer is empty when the power is out. Three monkeys and the Jones boy have pondered Continue reading →
Misanthropic Power Point Presentation 2002 You Will Repeat Yourself - A Persian/Arabic inspired call-and-response prayer to the gods of American commerce. Performed at the Cincinnati Contemporary Dance Theatre’s College Hill Town Hall as part of the Performance and Time Arts Series. With F. Keith Wahle and Roesing Ape. Some audio Continue reading →
what blurry space monster 2003 ‘A Beautiful Woman’ excerpt: Last Dreams - Last Dreams; And what was underneath the beautiful women and the empty worthlessness which vomited itself up to meet her from the heart of the Job who lies dying; a fundamental distrust of life, a fundamental fear of living, a Continue reading →
Only Roesing Ape brings you 1980s cereal commercials & porn in a tin foil room 2003 Album V - Album V by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes Amazon   Your standard electronic noise. Enjoy.
Jameson Neat Coffee Back 2003 An Old Man - I’m already an old man or I once was an old man and I’ve just recently remembered. As it is my memory grows more with each passing day about being old and bald and fat and tired and my back Continue reading →
Complacency Brochure 2003 Anthropology Class - I skip. Into Anthropology class. I haven’t been here in three weeks. I got a D on the test. I’m not fairing too well. S’okay though, everyone in here has green fluorescent ooze dribbling out of their foreheads. Night class Continue reading →
Title with cool lines 2003 Computer Music - Computer Music by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes Amazon   Experiments in computer generated anti-edm. Enjoy.
Roesing Silhouette with Mic 2003 Eat My Shit - Eat my shit. Fuck you. Suck my cock. Take a flying fuck at a brick wall. Fuck you. You piece of shit fucking cunt son of a bitch. Fucking die you cock sucking mother fucker shit wad dip fuck nut Continue reading →
Wave Particle Duality Debunked 2003 Infinity Balls - Balls: Infinity in every direction: if infinity, then all things that happen or are, happen and repeat an infinite number of times. Else; Infinite variety is the rule. Basic laws and repeated patterns in form on any level of the Continue reading →
Gabe presents a toy drum kit 2003 International Noise Conference - Held at Churchill’s Pub in Miami Florida. Shot on a Minolta 35mm film camera, aged stressed with a Nikon D5100. 2003 International Noise Conference
Painted Fingers Cigarette Bug Bites 2003 Karst - Photos from the environs of Karst-o-rama in southern Kentucky circa 2003. Shot on a Minolta 35mm film camera and age stressed with a Nikon D5100. 2003 Karst
Curled Naked Roesing 2003 Limitation - My pointlessness used to be a pleasing part of me. I reveled in the aimless idiocy of all things created. The blind throbbing mass of all squirting its ecclesiastical orgasmic fluid like flame into the all of the universe. Age Continue reading →
cicada psychedelic 2003 No Really, I’m Not a Robot - No really, I’m not  a robot Automation: There forms a natural hierarchy of all possible mates designated by personal and physical qualities and oddities, a flip of the hair, the un-conscience drop of ‘dude’ and ‘like’ and it becomes not Continue reading →
Projectors in tin foil room 2003 Rando - Rando by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP   Some random improvisational noise, live and multitracked. Enjoy!
Jameson Neat Coffee Back 2003 Sitwell’s Ashtray Rent Pain - It was a black table about four foot high, beside itself in the joy of holding the ashtray. There wasn’t much around it, it might’ve had pockets, one can’t tell with imbalanced contact lenses. Those screwy doctors. Never can hold Continue reading →
Enemy of all good times 2003 The Enemy of All Good Times (Remastered) - The Enemy of All Good Times (Remastered) by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes WIMP Microsoft Groove   An attempt at ‘studio’ recording noise and spoken word tracks, originally released by DroneDisco. It’s pretty sometimes. Recorded in a Continue reading →
Roesing behind wires 2003 To Me - To Me by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP   Well recorded HQ noise and experimentation during a brief moment in time when everything was going ‘well’. Includes live studio sets, a live set at the Southgate Continue reading →
Misanthropic Power Point Presentation 2003 Warm, Comfortable and Dry - I listen to the intermixtured music of turn of the century descendents of African slaves and the indigenous peoples of South America with an intermixture of envy and ancestral discomfort as I tongue the remnants of cheese crackers saturated with Continue reading →
Advertisement Template 2003 What the Hell is There to Write About Anyways - What the hell is there to write about anyways? Suit w/blood, axe w/carcass. One laughing all through. One One One Here This Goes File Our Wrath With The Peace Of Race To Be This Won’t Work This Isn’t Free This Continue reading →
Relaxing on the Main 2003 ‘A Beautiful Woman’ excerpt: Sewers & Descent - As he splashed along the visually diminishing line of water and rock, walking unheeding now through abandoned webs what little there were of them, occasionally he would reach up and grab a leaf, dying, just damp enough with a dunk Continue reading →
Three Red Squares and an Orange 2004 “A Beautiful Woman” by Roesing Ape Book Release - Featuring Nik Soluski, Gabriel Molnar (The Black Fives), George Laub (8Fold), Julie Roessler (Three Red Squares and an Orange), Dana Hamblen, Jeremy Lesniak, Joshua Treble, David Garza and more… Held in an old winery on a hill with a creek Continue reading →
CGI woman floats in sea with tree 2004 “Eat Herself” Roesing/Soluski - Performance for a book release at the Mockbee Art Gallery, Cincinnati Ohio 2004. Audio and spoken word by Roesing Ape, Jumping around and screaming, costumes, food sculpture and set design by Nik Soluski and Julie Roessler.
Ape Gremlin 2004 Apegremlin - I was too sick to go on a Death Beam tour in 2004. So I made a weird video of myself playing drums they could project while they played. Don’t think they used it. It’s pretty weird. It zones though.
Three Red Squares and an Orange 2004 Book Release Egg Pow - From 2004 book release of ‘A Beautiful Woman’, I exploded an egg in a microwave on stage set to music… because it sounded like fun. Continue reading →
Roesing Ape 90s Logo Again 2004 BxC All - BxC All by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes WIMP Microsoft Groove   A collection of live and studio noise at the time for promo purposes when I was going through DroneDisco. A good cross section of what Continue reading →
space_body_holly 2004 Cincinnati Fringe Festival - Shot on a Minolta 35mm film camera. 2004 Cincinnati Fringe Festival
Projectors in tin foil room 2004 Cincinnati Fringe Festival - Mixture of sculpture, body and car paint art by Nikol Soluski, Megan Guzzardo and Julie Roessler and my installation of projections of 1980’s cereal commercials and distorted porn in a room plastered floor to ceiling in tin foil. All part Continue reading →
Mole Lady Portrait 2004 Cincinnati Laptop Orchestra - Cincinnati Laptop Orchestra by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify Amazon   Electronic improvisational laptop orchestra. Players: Roesing Ape, Gabriel Molnar, Jim Reynolds, Jeremy Lesniak, George Laub, Tony Boggs, C. Spencer Yeh. It’s a hot mess. Cover art by Continue reading →
Roesing Ape 90s Logo Again 2004 Eating Ankle (bluporn) - DVD menu screen produced for a past release mixing b-roll from various installation pieces and a track from a concurrent album. Continue reading →
Gabe is a Mummy 2004 Fake Art Noise - Fake Art Noise by Roesing Ape Available on: Amazon iTunes Google Play Spotify   Fake Art Noise for various performance pieces 2002-2004 in Cincinnati Ohio.   “At first I thought my computer speakers were broken…” – Melissa Terry, Facebook Post
creepy_gabe 2004 Fake Art Noise Full Album - “At first I thought my computer speakers were broken…” – Melissa Terry, Facebook Post.  Fake Art Noise for various performance pieces 2002-2004 in Cincinnati Ohio.   DailyMotion   Youtube
Nosing a fish 2004 Nalbum - Nalbum by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes WIMP Amazon   Experiments in noise multi-tracking, much of which was used for various stage pieces. Some of it is cool or funny, like the song that repeats a Windows Continue reading →
Roesing behind wires 2004 Roesing Ape & Soluski Kitty Part 1 - Performance piece for the Culture Queer CD release at the Southgate House in Newport Kentucky. Part 1. Performed and created by Roesing Ape and Nikol Soluski. Continue reading →
Blue Screen Silhouette Dancers 2004 Roesing Ape & Soluski Kitty Part 2 - Performance piece for the Culture Queer CD release at the Southgate House in Newport Kentucky. Part 2. Performed and created by Roesing Ape and Nikol Soluski. Continue reading →
Snail on Window in France 2004 Southern France - Nice, Villefranche Sur-Mer, and the Alps. Shot on a Minolta 35mm film camera and age stressed with a Nikon D5100. 2004 Southern France
Oh Look Me Coffee 2004 Year Wasted on Deviant Art - A collection of album covers, 35mm film photos and Myspace cover art that was forgotten on the Deviant Art site for twelve years. 2004 Year Wasted on Deviant Art
Shitty beginnings 2005 An Apt Description of the Origin - Can I vomit sorrow into my own face. Can I sodomize my self with loss so that my inner sex demon gland is tickled into an orgasm of self loathing. Can I be alone forever, and avoid all tearing but Continue reading →
Ladies and Mannequins on Stage 2005 Antaesop’s Fables - Antaesop’s Fables by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP Amazon   Modern day fairy tales inspired by Aesop’s fables written and read by various Cincinnati area artists including Rachel Cook, Nikol Soluski and Roesing Ape. Performed live Continue reading →
Misanthropic Power Point Presentation 2005 Art Damage Event - At the original Art Damage venue on Hamilton Avenue in Northside, Cincinnati Ohio. Not sure who else is performing, but my show evidently included a power point presentation on why people are stupid and you should be too. Shot on Continue reading →
Cropped 90s Roesing Ape Logo 2005 Art Damage Interview - Short clip from a documentary on the Cincinnati underground music scene. Please inform me of original creator and title and link to full film. Continue reading →
Mole Lady Portrait 2005 Art Damage Presents the Cincinnati Laptop Orchestra - A bunch of noise guys with laptops and a conductor with a 12 channel mixer.
space_body_holly 2005 Art Sucks Interviews - Part of an Installation Art Class piece. I installed a booth in the halls of the art and design building (DAAP) of the University of Cincinnati, created a website, brochure and power point presentation along with a projection of this Continue reading →
Christmas Aliens 2005 Happy Holidays - Happy Holidays 2005 by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP Microsoft Groove   A holiday album in July. Some robots sing on it.
Cat in Window 2005 Homes - Artsy shots in Cincinnati hipster homes during the era of the second Bush. Shot on a Minolta 35mm film camera and age stressed with a Nikon D5100. 2005 Homes
Attack Sky 2005 How Some Came Between Others - A weird story with a weird video for a performance piece at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s Alteractive series. Dancing by Sam Womelsdorf, Rachel Cook, Nikol Soluski and Roesing Ape. Continue reading →
what blurry space monster 2005 Ishtar - Vocals & script by Nik Soluski. Video & audio by Roesing Ape. Graphics by both. For Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s Alteractive series. Continue reading →
Roesing Ape Fell to His Death 2005 Land of Zog - Noise and b-roll collage made under the influence of the style of KR Zog aka Ron Orovitz.
Land of Zog 2005 Land of Zog -   Land of Zog by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP Amazon Napster Deezer   Sheer noise inspired by whatever Zog was, Iovae, and the dark swampy underbelly of 2000’s Price Hill Cincinnati culture. Enjoy. Flash player Continue reading →
Clouds and Sun and Shit 2005 lightbornenewyears (Lightborn Bad Art Series) - Revolution themed computer cheese with gratuitous mad synth arpeggiation made for a new year’s eve party (05/06) at a Midwestern commercial video studio. Continue reading →
Roesing on laptop 2005 Live at Art Damage - Live noise set at the original Art Damage venue on Hamilton in Northside, Cincinnati Ohio. Video shot by Orovitz.    
Violin Player and Amp 2005 Media - Media by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP Amazon   Various noise leftovers from projects and albums, and some spoken word remixed. Enjoy?   Flash player not working? Try the Spotify…
Smokestacks in sky closer 2005 Music is Bullshit - Music is Bullshit by Roesing Ape Available on: Amazon iTunes Spotify   A mixture of banjo pop, live noise and weird studio multitracking. Original CD Cover
Infinite Tree Leaves 2005 O Tree - A weird story with a weird video for a performance piece at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s Alteractive series. Story and speech by Rachel Cook. Cheap Bryce 3D tree video by Roesing Ape. Continue reading →
Guilt Pumpkin 2005 October 16 - Halloween theme & street dance photos. Shot on a 35mm Minolta film camera. Moderately photoshopped in certain cases. 2005 October 16
Relaxing on the Main 2005 offenbach am main feet - relax for once in a month or year or forever
Blurry Yoga Dancers 2005 Performance & Time Arts Series - Contemporary Dance Theatre, Cincinnati Ohio. Shot on a Cannon 35mm DLSR. 2005 Performance & Time Arts Series
Complacency Brochure 2005 Sam Nation ‘why art sucks’ Series Excerpt - Sam “Nation” Shipman’s last known interview, created for an anti-art art installation for an installation art class.
Buy 2005 The Canticle - Originally 3 videos projected on different surfaces with synced audio for an art installation at the Southgate House in Newport Kentucky in 2005. Mainly a ham-fisted attempt to equate feelings of powerlessness to the incessant pressure to buy things in Continue reading →
NFS Files 2005 The NFS Files - The NFS Files by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP Amazon Napster Deezer   Audio collaborations with Nikol F. Soluski. One studio, one from a live performance where she cooked and ate herself. Enjoy.   Flash player Continue reading →
Gabe is a Mummy 2005 Unloop - Experiment in mixing and effecting looping and broken records in a digital video editor.
Blue Screen Silhouette Dancers 2005/2015 Locust - ‘Taunts of Decay’. Audio by roesingape. Video is taken from 2005 roesingape performance piece at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s alteractive series, featuring: Sam Womelsdorf, Nik Soluski, Rachel Cook & Roesing Ape dancing. Original piece involved live action in front Continue reading →
Curled Naked Roesing 2006 A Nude Ape - My one and only nude photo shoot. Not very graphic. I don’t remember who took the photos, someone please tell me. Shot in the original Art Damage Lodge in Cincinnati Ohio, on a Minolta 35mm film camera. 2006 A Nude Continue reading →
Banana Slug 2006 banjoe - I play the banjoe.
Roesing on laptop 2006 Comet CD Release - Live show at the Comet Bar in Cincinnati Ohio. Testament to their burritos that I didn’t chase everyone out of the place. Continue reading →
Roesing Ape Fell to His Death 2006 First Songs - First Songs by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play WIMP Spotify   After years of noise, this was an attempt to translate it into actual songs. Recorded in a flat in the ghetto of Cincinnati.
niks fleurs 2006 I Love You Fuck Me - I Love You Fuck Me by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes Amazon Microsoft Groove WIMP   Mopey electronic noise songs with sad misanthropic lyrics. Enjoy?
Cat on Kitsch Couch 2006 IBI Test Final - IBI Test Final by Roesing Ape Available on: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify Microsoft Groove   First foray into songwriting after ten years of noise. There’s still some noise, and some learning curves in recording. But I believe there’s some Continue reading →
Cat on Kitsch Couch 2006 IBI Test Final Full Album - Available on: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify Microsoft Groove Or just below   Multi-track noise interwoven with effect-laden live-take post-folk songs recorded in a converted rectory in the hinterlands of western Massachusetts during a summer apprenticeship in 2006 described in Continue reading →
Gabe is a Mummy 2006 Mash Life - Mash Life by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play Spotify iTunes Amazon Microsoft Groove WIMP   Noise improvisational multitracking songs, with words and sounds.
Roesing on laptop 2006 Media Bridges Live - Live set in Cincinnati’s Media Bridge’s studio, what one used to call a cable public access station. There’s vague possibilities it was broadcast. But I totally fried their recording equipment which made for a nice effect. Continue reading →
New Orleans after Katrina 2006 Montage Volant Tonnere - Video noise collage made for a Hurricane Katrina benefit, originally projected onto the external wall of the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati Ohio.
Roesing Toe 2006 n… - I n…
Abstract Monster with yellow eyes 2006 NOISE - noisey tv samples messed with.
Roesing selfie with hat 2006 Reflections - Only Interesting to me. Continue reading →
Sampler in Void 2006 Sampler - Sampler by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify   An album exploring song-like noise mostly recorded in an old nunnery in western Massachusetts. There are some gems.
Blurry Yoga Dancers 2006 Vide - Demo video of Holly Price and Rebecca Bedel piece. Nik Soluski does vocals on second half of music track.
Video Noise 2006 Video Noise - Video Noise by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP Amazon Napster Deezer   Noise specifically multi-tracked in video editing software with clips instead of samples. Enjoy. Flash player not working? Try the Spotify…  
Roesing on laptop 2007 Ambient Multimedia at the Library - Part of a Cincinnati Public Library Series. I’m still not sure of the value of photographing people playing noise music on a laptop. Photos by Nebula Girl bless her heart. 2007 Ambient Multimedia at the Library
Lite Bright Festival Stage 2007 Cincinnati Lite Brite Film Festival - Video projections for live performance in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky during the 2007 Lite Brite Indie Pop Film Festival. Shot on Minolta 35mm film. 2007 Cincinnati Lite Brite Festival
Relaxing on the Main 2007 Germany Tour Snaps - Shot on Minolta 35mm film. 2007 Germany Tour Snaps
Dirty Fire Hydrant 2007 Germany Tour Snaps pt. 2 - Shot on Minolta 35mm film. 2007 Germany Tour Snaps pt. 2
Strange Pink Noise 2007 ibi - ibi by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Amazon   Part of the Infinity Blip Infinity series, around a dozen albums where I tried to mash together songwriting and experimental noise. It varies from touching, to garbage.
Holly's Foot 2007 ibi 2 - IBI 2 by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Amazon WIMP   Part of the Infinity Blip Infinity series, around a dozen albums where I tried to mash together songwriting and experimental noise. It varies from touching, to Continue reading →
Jameson Neat Coffee Back 2007 Kaldi’s Drunks - Drunk people and me at Kaldi’s Coffee in Cincinnati Ohio. Shot on a cheap Samsung flip phone. 2007 Kaldi's Drunks
Pink weird Mush 2007 love - wherein I trick you into listening to my song and seeing glimpses of blurred out bukkake by the cute as hell puppet method.   From the album: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify
Roesing selfie with hat 2007 Mash V - Mash V by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP   The half noise, half song-ish type thing album that launched the Infinity Blip Infinity series of albums. It’s like watching a pile of metallic trash roll down Continue reading →
TV Static with Title 2007 Modem Speak Ensemble (feat. John Rich) - Modem Speak Ensemble (feat. John Rich) by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP   Ear piercing pipe, recorder, oboe, flute and feedback among other things. What the robots in the future listen to. We were millennia ahead Continue reading →
Guitar Players Blurry 2007 Rhys Chatham @ Skull Lab - Evidence of my participation in a Rhys Chatham performance at Skull Lab, Cincinnati Ohio. Photos by Nebula Girl. 2007 Rhys Chatham @ Skull Lab
Weird Cartoon Instrument 2007 Sappy - Sappy by Roesing Ape Available on: iTunes Google Play Spotify   Noise artist turned song writer, the official transition. Some great tracks. Some absolutely horrid tracks that should not be listened to. Cover by Nina Wright.
CGI woman floats in sea with tree 2007 smallKno - Short noise video song.
New Orleans after Katrina 2007 Thematic Maneuver Live @ Skull Lab - Modern call and response prayer. Second speaker: Lacey Montgomery Casanova. Drummer: Julie Roessler. 2007 at the Skull Lab in the West End of Over the Rhine in Cincinnati Ohio. Footage provided by Wounded Slug. Mastered by Roesing Ape. Continue reading →
Thematic Maneuver Face 2007 Thematic Maneuver Live at Skull lab - Thematic Maneuver Live at Skull Lab by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP Amazon Napster Deezer   Call and response performance poetry accomplished with Lacey Montgomery and Julie Roessler at the infamous ghetto punk venue Skull Lab Continue reading →
Roesing Ape Fell to His Death 2007 Tsunami Original - Live noise set over a live video of the top of my aquarium dedicated to the Tsunami victims way back when. Continue reading →
Sad old man drunk 2007 Ungrateful Heart Porn - Ungrateful Heart Porn by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Microsoft Groove   A song about porn.
Projectors in tin foil room 2007/2005 Ungrateful Heart Porn - Experimental 2007 song about porn put to a video collage of scraps from various installations made in 2005. Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Microsoft Groove   Lyrics: What an ungrateful heart, tears up these paper towels porn pouring precipitously Continue reading →
alonzo shaolin 24 2008 Alonzo King Lines Ballet w/ Shaolin Monks - Live performance presented by White Bird, Portland Oregon, 2008, shot on Nikon D3 w/ 400mm lens. 2008 Alonzo King Lines Ballet w/ Shaolin Monks
Three Red Squares and an Orange 2008 I.B.I. C.R.A.P. - I.B.I. C.R.A.P. by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Amazon   Part of the Infinity Blip Infinity series, around a dozen albums where I tried to mash together songwriting and experimental noise. It varies from touching, to garbage.
Roesing Ape Fell to His Death 2008 I.B.I. Live - I.B.I. Live by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Amazon   Part of the Infinity Blip Infinity series, around a dozen albums where I tried to mash together songwriting and experimental noise. It varies from touching, to garbage.
Silver computer face 2008 ibi finals - ibi finals by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Amazon   Part of the Infinity Blip Infinity series, around a dozen albums where I tried to mash together songwriting and experimental noise. It varies from touching, to garbage.
inbal pinto 04 2008 Inbal Pinto - Live in Portland Oregon. Shot on Nikon D3, 400mm lens.   2008 Inball Pinto
Words on a toilet in the void 2008 Infinity (blip) Infinity - Infinity blip Infinity by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Amazon   Part of the Infinity Blip Infinity series, around a dozen albums where I tried to mash together songwriting and experimental noise. It varies from touching, to Continue reading →
Kidd Pivot Long Exposure 2008 Kidd Pivot - Portland Oregon, Nikon D3 2008 Kidd Pivot
CGI woman floats in sea with tree 2008 Profile Theatre Posters - Mock ups of posters made for Profile Theatre in Portland Oregon. 2008 Profile Theatre Posters
Portland Dance Mafia 2008 Skinner/Kirk/Bielemeier - Live performance presented by White Bird, Portland Oregon, 2008, shot on Nikon D3 w/ 400mm lens. 2008 Skinner/Kirk/Bielemeier
Tero Dancing 2008 Tero Saarinen Dance - Live performance presented by White Bird, Portland Oregon, 2008, shot on Nikon D3 w/ 400mm lens. 2008 Tero Saarinen Dance
Some Fire 2008 The Plan - The Plan.  This is how I came up with my plan to kill every man, woman and child on this planet. This is how I found a way to destroy all life on earth. And this is how my plan Continue reading →
Weird possibly vagina face 2009 .5% ibi - Point Five Percent Ibi by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Amazon   Part of the Infinity Blip Infinity series, around a dozen albums where I tried to mash together songwriting and experimental noise. It varies from touching, Continue reading →
Aspen dancing 2009 Aspen Santa Fe Ballet - Live in Portland Oregon. Presented by White Bird. Shot on A Nikon D3 with a 400mm lens, no flash. 2009 Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
Dancers with blow up dolls 2009 Bad Boys of Dance - Live in Portland Oregon, shot on Nikon D3 with a 400mm lens. 2009 Bad Boys of Dance
Weird Bow Dancer 2009 Daniel Léveillé Danse - Live in Portland Oregon, presented by White Bird. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 400mm lens. 2009 Daniel Léveillé Danse
Hofesh standing 2009 Hofesh Shechter Company - Live in Portland Oregon. Presented By White Bird. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 400mm Lens. 2009 Hofesh Shechter Company
Fairly Standard Dance Photo 2009 Lars Lubovitch - Live in Portland Oregon, 2009. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 400mm lens. 2009 Lars Lubovitch
Minh and Tere 2009 Minh Tran/Tere Mathern Promo - Promotional shots for a White Bird commission in Portland Oregon. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 35mm lens. 2009 Minh Tran/Tere Mathern Promo
Tomato Plants in an Orange Fiberglass Shower Tub 2009 Rando PDX - Random observations of Portland Oregon and environs. Kinda bleh? Shot on some random digital camera from the aughts. 2009 Rando PDX
Shen Wei Snow 2009 Shen Wei Dance Arts - Live in Portland Oregon. Presented by White Bird. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 400mm lens with no flash. 2009 Shen Wei Dance Arts
Hipster Married Couple 2010 A Portland Wedding - Your standard hipster wedding. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 35mm lens. 2010 A Portland Wedding
Cat on Bookshelf 2010 baby - dumb video.   From the album: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify
Bruno Blurry 2010 Bruno Beltrão Grupo de Rua - Live in Portland Oregon. Presented by White Bird. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 400mm Lens. 2010 Bruno Beltrão Grupo de Rua
Complexions Pose 2010 Complexions Dance - Live in Portland Oregon. Presented by White Bird. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 400mm lens and no flash. 2010 Complexions Dance
Hubbard Street 2010 Hubbard Street Dance - Presented by White Bird in Portland Oregon. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 400mm lens. 2010 Hubbard Street Dance
Upside down chair 2010 ibi 0 - ibi 0 by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Amazon   Part of the Infinity Blip Infinity series, around a dozen albums where I tried to mash together songwriting and experimental noise. It varies from touching, to garbage.
3D sludge man 2010 ibi With Balls - Ibi with balls by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Amazon   Part of the Infinity Blip Infinity series, around a dozen albums where I tried to mash together songwriting and experimental noise. It varies from touching, to Continue reading →
Small Dinosaur on USB Charger 2010 le bel homme excerpt: The Infinite File Tree - C: No Yes Maybe C: Maybe: I You They We C: Maybe: We: Can Cannot Will Will not C: Maybe: We: Can: Better Worsen Live Die C: Maybe: We: Can: Live: And Or But A An C: Maybe: We: Can: Continue reading →
Attack Sky 2010 le bel homme excerpt: The Northwest v. Mid-West v. KY v. HI - THE green of the Pacific Northwest is like a dagger. Yet it has no point, and no edge. It is gigantic, and you can walk right up to it. So you do. You walk right up to the deadly sharp Continue reading →
Ping Pong Paddle, cigarette, sunglasses 2010 Pewbacle - The pew, the proud.   From the album: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify
Random Dance Shot 2010 Random Dance Co. - Live performance in Portland Oregon, 2010, shot on Nikon D3 w/ 400mm lens. 2010 Random Dance Co.
Rob Johnson on White Drugs 2010 rob johnson’s white drug river medley - banjo and arrangement by rob johnson. video and audio recording and production by roesing ape. songs by various.
U-theatre Jump 2010 U-Theatre - Live performance in Portland Oregon presented by White Bird. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 400mm lens. 2010 U-Theatre
Portland Craftsman Bungalow 2011 13 Post-Medium Appalachian Folk Noise Songs - 13 Post-Medium Appalachian Folk Noise Songs by Roesing Ape Available on: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify   Post-Medium Appalachian Folk Noise Songs. All recorded in one take with minimal effects and overdubbing.
buck of rain 2011 Buckets of Rain - Available on: Spotify Deezer   Cover of a Bob Dylan Classic. Guitar, vocals, and harmonica by Catherine Rehm. Production and all the other weird noises by Roesing Ape. Enjoy.   Thanks to technocratic overlord mechanical licensing, try the Spotify…  
Fraulein Maria Dance Troupe 2011 Doug Elkins’ Fraulein Maria - Live performance in Portland Oregon, 2011, shot on Nikon D3 w/ 400mm lens. 2011 Doug Elkins' Fraulein Maria
Doug Elkins Glam Shot 2011 Doug Elkins’ photoshoot - Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 400mm lens. 2011 Doug Elkins’ photoshoot
Dinner Pigs 2011 Gratuitous Food - From that year everyone was compulsively posting food pics on Facebook. Shot  on a cell phone. 2011 Gratuitous Food
Guitar in Beach on Hawaii 2011 Hawaii Wedding Hitchhike - I went to a wedding on the big island and hitchhiked around the perimeter. Shot on a Minolta 35mm film camera. 2010 Hawaii Wedding Hitchhike
Guitar in Beach on Hawaii 2011 le bel homme excerpt: (information parasite) - (information parasite) TALKING to people is stupid. Unless they already know what you’re going to say, and then it’s just frustrating. The only time it works is when they know what they’d like you to say, and you say it. Continue reading →
Wave Particle Duality Debunked 2011 le bel homme excerpt: (piece of shit pizza) - (piece of shit pizza) YOU and the world were totally fucked, but it had come on slow and all-of-the-sudden hadn’t happened just yet. One day you went to an Italian restaurant on your way to a friend’s house and had Continue reading →
Giant Cow on Route 66 2011 le bel homme excerpt: The Infinite File Tree part ii - C: Maybe/We/Can/Live/But/What/If/That/Isn’t/Enough/To/Not/   Eat Drink High Five Suck Die Be Hurt   C: Maybe/We/Can/Live/But/What/If/That/Isn’t/Enough/To/Not/Die/   And But If So Now Here   C: Maybe/We/Can/Live/But/What/If/That/Isn’t/Enough/To/Not/Die/And/   They We He It   C: Maybe/We/Can/Live/But/What/If/That/Isn’t/Enough/To/Not/Die/And/We/   Can Will Won’t Know Have   C: Continue reading →
Yard with grass and trash can 2011 NoPo Homes - Things at homes in North Portland Oregon. Shot on a 35mm Minolta film camera, transcribed and age stressed with a Nikon D5100. 2011 NoPo Homes
Anya Dancer 2011 PDX Bike Warehouse - Custom welded bikes, jumping women. 2011 PDX Bike Warehouse
Portland Taiko Drum Hit 2011 Portland Taiko - Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 400mm lens. 2011 Portland Taiko
Future Fluorescent 2011 POV Dance - Live performance in Portland Oregon. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 35mm lens. 2011 POV Dance
Ping Pong Paddle, cigarette, sunglasses 2011 Shots at the Nest pt. 1 - Randos at the original Nest Bar & Lounge on Alberta St. in Portland Oregon. Shot on a 35mm Minolta film camera, transcribed and age stressed with a Nikon D5100. 2011 Shots at the Nest pt. 1
teeth shoving microphones in mouths 2011 tEEth Dance - Live performance in Portland Oregon, 2011, shot on Nikon D3 w/ 400mm lens. 2011 tEEth Dance
Roesing Silhouette with Mic 2011 White Bird Birthday Speech - Wherein I did something weird behind a curtain. Featuring a bird and a booty. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 35mm lens. 2011 White Bird Birthday Speech
Standard Burning Man Photo 2012 Burning Man - Yadda yadda. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2012 Burning Man
Ultraviolet Invisible Ink Butterfly 2012 Go On (Goon) - I complain and moan and bitch but I go on because the sun tastes yummy.   From the album: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify
Lady with flowing mauve shaw 2012 Jitterbug Junebug - Alleyway dance in San Francisco. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2012 Jitterbug Junebug
Cat on Kitsch Couch 2012 Kitty - an ode to my kitty, sappy.   From the album: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify
Roesing Toe 2012 Motion Theatre Errata - Improvisational autobiographical dance in a San Francisco studio and the legendary (weirdly authoritarian) spiritual retreat of the Esalen Institute. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2012 Motion Theatre Errata
Dancer in Bed 2012 San Francisco Dance Class - Photos of an end-of-course dance class performance somewhere in San Francisco. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2012 San Francisco Dance Class
Oddly Dressed Dancers 2012 SF Flamenco - Shot in the Mission on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2012 SF Flamenco
Red Dragonfly 2012 SF.Week.01.debrief - View post on imgur.com You Move to San Francisco: SAN FRANCISCO fucks you. It fucks you hard and you don’t know if you’re being raped or about to come. Actually San Francisco lands you like a sunny soft pillow of Continue reading →
Shitty beginnings 2012 Shit - Artful shit of dog. The dog’s name was Sky. So, this shit fell from the sky. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2012 Shit
Blurry Coffee Shop 2012 Shoved (video by notthisbody) - I know baby she is the one, drives me crazy pushing and shoving. But she saved me I was down in the dumps. She walked by and then I could run. I know baby she was the one. She was Continue reading →
Ping Pong Paddle, cigarette, sunglasses 2012 The tv - girls I know flicking me off in places I go.   From the album: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify
Portland Craftsman Bungalow 2012 with - drunk S. kills gingerbread house and family.   From the album: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify
Jameson Neat Coffee Back 2012 wouldn’t mind dying but.. .(traditional) - This video was uploaded from an Android phone.
Ping Pong Paddle, cigarette, sunglasses 2012/2006 Lose - The Bull Loses. Video originally from projections for a piece by Michelle Bump-Morano in 2006.   From the album: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify
Portland Craftsman Bungalow 2012/2007 Get On - get on get off. Video recycled from a stage lighting projection made for a live show by Jeremy Milsaps.   From the album: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify
Banana Slug 2013 Bay Area Nature - Trees and stuff from around the San Francisco Bay Area. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2013 Bay Area Nature
Blurry Coffee Shop 2013 Day of the Dead San Francisco - Day of the dead in the Mission District of San Francisco. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2013 Day of Dead San Francisco
Sleeping Cat on Couch with banjo 2013 Monkey Sleep - Monkey Sleeps.
View from pele 2013 seaspray… - splat  
Lady with flowing mauve shaw 2013/2006 Sunny Porch w/ Scabs McGee - Porch jam offset on video b-roll from 2006. With Shannon McGavock. Continue reading →
San Francisco from the Oakland Hills 2014 Bay, Girl & Dog - Photo journey in the San Francisco Bay area with a girl and a dog. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 75 and 35mm lens. 2014 Bay, Girl & Dog
Random Grand Canyon 2014 Lowlands (traditional) - Cover of a traditional sea shanty on the Assassin’s Creed 4 soundtrack.
Bud with Penny 2014 Rosebud’s Harvest - Medical Marijuana photo shoot in San Francisco, California. Organic and indoor. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2014 Rosebud's Harvest
Infinite Tree Leaves 2014 This is Important - No one knows. If anyone knew, they’d say. And if they said, everyone would know. It wouldn’t be hard, it would be easy, if it was it. It wouldn’t be complicated. It would make sense. It would be easy, if Continue reading →
Roesing Ape Fell to His Death 2014/2004/1998 Death Poem - I read a poem I wrote at 23, at the age of 39, mixed with b-roll from 2004. Continue reading →
Projectors in tin foil room 2014/2005/1997 Karmann Ghia Girl - Story written in 1997 about an event in 1994 recorded in 2014 mixed with b-roll from 2005. Pile of junk for you. Continue reading →
Blue Roesing Banjo Sexy 2015 August 5 - banjo explorateur
Anya Dancer 2015 Equality - Equality   There is no equality. Ask an electron. Apparently they’re all the same, yet we can never know the position and momentum of any one of them. The Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics is Bullshit. I stand by that. Continue reading →
taint of San Francisco Close Wide 2015 Frailing in Grows - Frailing in Grows by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP Napster Deezer   Field recording style audio mess of banjo, guitar, and bass in various marijuana grow warehouses in San Francisco. Some versions of old traditionals. Sounds Continue reading →
Buy 2015 Insurance - Insurance   They (who are they?) call it the ‘equitable transfer of risk loss,’ but we (who am I speaking for?) all know it cannot, as a rule, be equitable, for we are told everything should stand on it’s own Continue reading →
Banjo Closeup 2015 No - No by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP   A collection of songs and noise inspired by traditional gospels tunes, sea shanties and lofi noise. Mostly banjo oriented and multi-tracked, mostly written but a little improvised. Some Continue reading →
Sepia Clouds and Moon and Shit 2015 On the Battle for - Feynman & Susskind batter me forthwith. Letting it all fall off to see what’s left; base desires seeking ever lower energies, insatiable desire for distraction in television, movies and games, which when left to simmer for eons of wasted satiation, Continue reading →
Weed Bud 2015 Pot Gingerbread Man - His story through the Wasteland. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2015 Pot Gingerbread Man
Starry San Francisco Sky 2015 Random Girl - I met a random girl at a party. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2016 Random Girl
Cropped Taint 2015 San Francisco, Views from the Taint - San Francisco – Views from the Taint       Who needs anything but the constant bombardment of images of other people better than you, licking their skinny manicured model’s fingers of the latest technological gadgetry about to be fucked Continue reading →
shine lord draft 2015 Uncopy of Lord Draft - lord don’t like what the lord cant hear, better quit drinking shine by the time he’s done we wont be here. better quit drinking shine Lord shoots first then drinks lite beer, better quit drinking shine They call it fat but Continue reading →
Inverted Sexy Roesing 2015 Wrong Way Blue - blue anger
Dancer on Floor with weird fingers 2015 Zaccho Rehearsal - Random photo shoot of a San Francisco company rehearsing at Zaccho Dance Theatre. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2015 Zaccho Rehearsal
Lit Globe 2016 Antenna For the Light - Antenna For the Light by Roesing Ape Available on: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify   Porch banjo rag.
Junk in Bisby Arizona 2016 Black Girl (Cover of Lead Belly) - Black girl, black girl Don’t you lie to me Tell me where did you sleep last night ‘Neath the pines, ‘neath the pines Where the sun never shines And I shivered in the cold, deadly cold* Her husband was a Continue reading →
broke hydrant 2016 Broke - Broke by Roesing Ape Available on: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify   Weird song recorded in an RV in a redwood forest. Enjoy.
Clouds and Sun and Shit 2016 Dark thoughts Pretty Pictures (Cascade Siskiyou N.M.) - Hyatt Lake Reservoir Oregon There is Power in Punishment. This Creates a Shape in Time. There is nothing to live for in this Punishment, but it does not Kill you.   So you Celebrate.   And so the Free are Continue reading →
Solar Eclipse with Plane 2016 Deej Ape - Deej Ape by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify   Experiments with tablet DJ noise crafting. It makes you want to dance, and then it messes with your rhythm and you have to stop. And then it makes Continue reading →
Strange Lamp Shade 2016 Glitch the Keyboard - Glitch the Keyboard by Roesing Ape Available on: iTunes Amazon Microsoft Groove Spotify   Live cheap keyboard glitch performance.
locust 2016 Locust - Locust by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify   Epic banjo heavy cosmic morbid positivity.
Dog Poop on Concrete 2016 Micro Dirty Man w/ Scabs McHavoc - Micro Dirty Man (feat. Scabs McHavoc) by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP     Bluesy explorations not meant to please anyone but Scabs and Roesing recorded in a marijuana grow house in San Francisco. Dedicated to Continue reading →
Lighthouse in Desert 2016 Snippets of a Black Rock Lighthouse Service Dream - No idea. Oh god I’m out of words. 2016 Black Rock Lighthouse Service. I helped a tiny bit. It was Amaze Balls Awesome Sauce. Thanks!
Blurry Coffee Shop 2016 Superhero Street Fair - Trolling Youtube’s content ID system to shove fair use down the throats of our algorithmic overlords. Mashup by Roesing Ape, music by DJ Laird & Friends. Saturday, October 22, 2016, Napoleon @ Jerrold Streets, San Francisco California. superherosf.com.
New Orleans after Katrina 2016 Trumpty-Drumpfty - Trumpty-Drumfpty fell off the wall, minorities and women punted his balls, all the king’s bigots, all the king’s white men, could not put him back together again. #trumptydumptyfelloffthewall
Dancers floor to ceiling climbing 2016 Zaccho Dance Theatre @ Strand - Live performance at A.C.T. Strand Theater in San Francisco, California. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 35mm lens. 2016 Zaccho Dance Theatre at the Strand
Red Dragonfly 2016/2004 Winter Bismuth - Live synth/banjo set recorded in a trailer in the redwoods set to some b-roll I had sitting around from 2004.
Small Dinosaur on USB Charger 2016/2005 broke - Synth voice and drum jam set to b-roll from a few dance pieces in 2005.   Available on: Amazon Google Play iTunes Spotify Continue reading →
Yellow moon 2016/2006 Antenna for the Light - Banjo ditty recorded on a porch in a forest. Video is b-roll backdrop from a 2006 performance piece. Continue reading →
Roesing Ape Fell to His Death 2016/2006 Winter Slug Half Inch Journey - Live banjo/sampler/synth set recorded in a trailer in a redwood forest during a winter rainstorm. Video is b-roll from a 2006 dance performance back drop. Continue reading →
Future Fluorescent 2016/2006/2001 Number 35 - Live banjo jam from 2016 with lyrics from 2001 over video b-roll from 2006. Secondary vocals by Migle Ka. Continue reading →
California Scraps 2017 California Scraps - California Scraps by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify WIMP Amazon Napster   Banjo and synth experimentation in a trailer in a redwood forest in the mountains. Enjoy.   Flash player not working? Try the Spotify…  
Three Red Squares and an Orange 2017 Cooking with Chicken Lays an Egg Shirt - Doesn’t make any sense to you. Makes sense to someone else. Available in several colors. Photo from a performance piece you didn’t go to by an artist you don’t know in a place you’ve never been. Available on Amazon. Photo/design by Continue reading →
R2D2 Kite 2017 Earth Day San Francisco - At the Civic Center in Downtown San Francisco. Featuring the March for Science. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2017 Earth Day San Francisco
Clouds and Sun and Shit 2017 Earth Day San Francisco Appeal - Please visit earthdaysf.org or climatetheatre.com for more information, to volunteer, to give, or to plan your day. Donate through IndieGoGo’s Generosity Donate with Paypal:   Continue reading →
New Orleans after Katrina 2017 Earth Day San Francisco Appeal 2 - Please visit earthdaysf.org or climatetheatre.com for more information, to volunteer, to give, or to plan your day. Donate through IndieGoGo’s Generosity Donate with Paypal:   Continue reading →
Ice Mountains 2017 Earth Day San Francisco Appeal 2 - Please visit earthdaysf.org or climatetheatre.com for more information, to volunteer, to give, or to plan your day. Donate through IndieGoGo’s Generosity, or through Paypal:     Continue reading →
Solar Eclipse with Plane 2017 Eclipse to New York - Random Shots from the eclipse in Salem Oregon and meandering around New York City. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm Lens. 2017 Eclipse to New York
taint of San Francisco Close up 2017 Feral Rat King Shirt - It’s a real thing. It’s a great Wikipedia article. Available in several colors. A feral rat king is when several dead and living rats… uh just google it. It’s terrifying and real, just like Roesing Ape. Available on Amazon. Photo/design Continue reading →
Hummingbird Face 2017 Flying Things pt. 1 - Details of things that fly. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 75mm lens. 2017 Flying Things pt. 1
Weed Bud 2017 Half to Fight - Or the lackey savant. An experiment in crapwave. Using old footage from phones, VHS, early 2000’s cheap home computer animation, digital cameras and the dumb orange monkey. Continue reading →
Shen Wei Snow 2017 In Ball Snow Shirt - Hard to explain. Shoddy craftsmanship. Available in several colors. Part of a series of shirts displaying great moments in contemporary dance using the photography of Roesing Ape. Collect them all! Available on Amazon. Photo/design by Roesing Ape. Full Gallery: 2008 Inbal Continue reading →
Military Training Complex 2017 Joshua Shine - Version of Reverend I.B. Ware’s “Better Quit Drinking Shine” with different lyrics. Shot live in Joshua Tree California, then overdubbed.   Available on: iTunes Amazon Microsoft Groove Spotify Continue reading →
Blurry in Sewer under Bisby 2017 Joshua Shine (single) - Joshua Shine by Roesing Ape Available on: iTunes Amazon Microsoft Groove Spotify   Reworking of a traditional song originated by the Reverend I.B. Ware.
Ice Mountains 2017 Journey to Lady Soothsayer Mountain pt. 1 - Iceland landscapes. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2017 Journey to Lady Soothsayer Mountain
Icelandic Horses 2017 Journey to Lady Soothsayer Mountain pt. 2 - Icelandic horses. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2017 Journey to Lady Soothsayer Mountain pt. 2
Waves attacking rocks 2017 Journey to Lady Soothsayer Mountain pt. 3 - Icelandic waterscapes. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2017 Journey to Lady Soothsayer Mountain pt. 3
Northern Lights from Plane 2017 Journey to Lady Soothsayer Mountain pt. 4 - Icelandic lights. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2017 Journey to Lady Soothsayer Mountain pt. 4
Glass architecture nonsense 2017 Journey to Lady Soothsayer Mountain pt. 5 - Harpa. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens. 2017 Journey to Lady Soothsayer Mountain pt. 5
Ruins in Bisby 2017 Journey to the Lavender Pit pt. 1 - Bisbee, Arizona. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35 & 75mm lens. 2017 Journey to the Lavender Pit pt. 1
Junk in Bisby Arizona 2017 Journey to the Lavender Pit pt. 2 - Greater Bisbee, Arizona & Naco, Mexico. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35 & 75mm lens. 2017 Journey to the Lavender Pit pt. 2
Military Training Complex 2017 Journey to the Lavender Pit pt. 3 - Joshua Tree & environs, California. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35 & 75mm lens. 2017 Journey to the Lavender Pit pt. 3
Kidd Pivot Long Exposure 2017 Kid P. Shirt - Demonstrates falling while being flexible. May describe how you feel. Available in several colors. From a series of shirts showing dramatic moments in contemporary dance captured by the photography of Roesing Ape. Available on Amazon. Photo/design by Roesing Ape. Full Continue reading →
Shitty beginnings 2017 MAGFTFT - Realistic. It’s a good idea.. Available in several colors. Someone famous said it. It co-opts a dumb message. Great for causing double-takes on the street. Available on Amazon. Design by Roesing Ape. More shirts here  
Random Grand Canyon 2017 NYC Grand Canyon Shirt - Confusing. Misleading. Available in several colors. Confuse foreigners and the lightly traveled by suggesting with this shirt that New York City has a Grand Canyon street. Available on Amazon. Photo/design by Roesing Ape. Full gallery: 2012 SF.Week.01.debrief. More shirts here.
Field of Tree trunks 2017 Pele’s Dress pt. 1 - Vegetative views of the Big Island. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 75mm lens. 2017 Pele's Dress pt. 1
View from pele 2017 Pele’s Dress pt. 2 - Rocky views of the Big Island. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 75mm lens. 2017 Pele's Dress pt. 2
Roesing Ape Fell to His Death 2017 Roesing Ape F*cks Me Shirt - Hard to wear to school. Hard to wear to church. Available in several colors. Available on Amazon. Design by Roesing Ape. More shirts here  
Anya Dancer 2017 Scarcity is a Lie Shirt - Hard to explain. Hard to do anything about. Available in several colors. Let everyone know that Roesing Ape has messed with your head and/or body with weird music, art, or written words. Available on Amazon. Photo/design by Roesing Ape. Full Continue reading →
Field of Tree trunks 2017 The Dump - The Dump by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play iTunes Spotify Amazon WIMP   Experiments in post-Trump recording methods and multi-takes on the same song. Hear the same lyrics and melody recorded within 3 different musical frameworks, book-ended by same Continue reading →
Infinite Tree Leaves 2017 The Last Tree - This was made using trees. This may not be the actual last tree. A gentle reminder to enjoy your South American beef and Burning Man and all the trees that die for them. Photo by Roesing Ape. Available on Amazon. Continue reading →
Future Fluorescent 2017 The Others (#meToo) - The Others   It happened when I was 17. I lived in my parents’ basement. My mother was wheelchaired by the ravages of twenty odd years of rheumatoid arthritis during a time when the drugs and methods to treat it Continue reading →
Military Training Complex 2017 The Winter of ’17 - The Winter of ’17 by Roesing Ape Available on: Google Play WIMP Spotify iTunes   Noise banjo mostly recorded in a trailer on a farm in a redwood forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains during the winter of 2016/17.
Guitar in Beach on Hawaii 2017 Venice Beach Jaded Review - Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California, 2017. Land of douche crowned by the last barnacle tendons of a beachfront madhouse strip, where humans are still to be found among the tourists. The old man playing furiously-expertly on the grand piano on Continue reading →
Woman in White Dress 2017 White Bird Fashion Fundraiser - A fashion show to raise funds for White Bird Dance featuring the clothing designs of Michelle Lesniak. 2017 White Bird Fashion Fundraiser
Jessica Lang Dance 2018 Jessica Lang Dance - Jessica Lang Dance performing live on stage at the Newmark Theatre in Portland Oregon. Presented by White Bird. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 200mm lens. More at roesingape.org.   2018 Jessica Lang Dance
Rennie Harris Pure Movement 2018 Rennie Harris Puremovement - Rennie Harris Puremovement’s production of LIFTED! presented by White Bird Dance in Portland Oregon. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 200mm lens. 2018 Rennie Harris Puremovement
Urban Bush Women 2018 Urban Bush Women - Live at the Newmark in Portland Oregon. Presented by White Bird. Shot on a Nikon D3 with a 200mm lens.   2018 Urban Bush Women
Shopping Cart Puddle 2018 Winter in White Drug’s Cove - Explorations of the hidden cove near St. John’s in Portland Oregon, where white people go to do drugs and the homeless live on boats. Shot on a Nikon D5100 with a 35mm lens.   2018 Winter in White Drug’s Cove