︎ Dntel—Open the Window and Let Me In / UNMUTE


Tonalism at the Henry Miller Library, Big Sur

            2009 event at the Henry Miller Library (Big Sur) in association with Kranky Records, where visitors were encouraged to spend the night outside — with complimentary tea served for the duration. By the glow of a fire pit under the canopy of big pines listeners heard sets by Windy and Carl, Pharaohs, Matt Baldwin, Inner Beauty, Lyonnais, White Rainbow, Nudge, Obrian System, frosty, Jimmy Tamborello, Michael Stock, Andy Ca, Mia Doi Todd, Carlos Niño & Jesse Peterson, The Nick Rosen/Brian Green Duo, Golden Hits, DJ Cool Chris of Groove Merchant, GB, and Life On Earth!

Mix 001 — Live at Tonalism in Big Sur (Dntel Remix)

Tonalism 2022

            This year Tonalism is back in Los Angeles!!! After two consecutive years of Tonalism taking place at Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, and an online edition due to the pandemic, dublab is happy to announce the return of the beloved ambient happening to its hometown. Presented in partnership with Descanso Gardens, Tonalism brings a stellar line up of artists that will transform the grounds of Descanso Gardens for four consecutive days with a sound exhibit and a live event.

From May 9th-12th, garden visitors will be able to experience a quadraphonic sound exhibit at Descanso Gardens. The exhibit will take place during regular visiting hours and will include pre- recorded works by various artists that will play on rotation through a specially designed sound system that will allow the public to immerse in a sonic experience while enjoying their surroundings

On Saturday, June 11, Tonalism will go live! From 6pm to 1am the public will be able to enjoy live performances, DJ sets and video art in the Rose Garden. Visitors are encouraged to bring pillows, cushions, and sleeping bags to lay down, listen and watch for an extended period of time.

The diverse line up of live performers and DJs include Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Drum & Lace, Colloboh, Diva, Matthewdavid, Indradeep Gosh, Neelamjit Dhillon & Chris Votek, Grace Oh, Nanny Cantaloupe, Barbarelle, Hoseh, Rona Rapadas, Mark “Frosty” McNeil, No Translation, Jimmy Tamborello, Chris Kissel, Alex Pelly, Carole Kim, Alise Spinella, Alicia Gorecki, Theo Rasmussen, Eli Rosenkim, with dancers Oguri, Roxanne Steinberg & Michelle Shiu-Lin Lai.

︎ Audio / Visuals