The Does are a series of shows featuring primarily experimental/free improv/noise/sound art/performance art/WTF/and occasionally none of the above booked and curated by id m theft able in and around Portland, Maine. To get in touch about booking or to join the mailing list, contact yngxga@gmail.com

~~~~U P C O M I N G~~~~

Does38: May 31st 2024 8pm
S.Glass = (California tape music and publishing legend)
Sailor Beware = (California, sailor)
Crank Sturgeon = (Maine, manfish)
idmatic = (The Asthmatic + id m theft able)
@ The Apohadion Theater
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does39: June 30th 2024 8pm
Angela Sawyer = (vocals, noise, comedy, Boston)
Matt Robidoux = (corn, electronics, California)
Andrea Pensado + id m theft able duo
Ernest Braun = (Portland sound artist)
@ The Apohadion Theater
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does???: October 31st 2024
Charmaine Lee + Crank Sturgeon + id m theft able trio
+ more TBA

~~~~P A S T~~~~

Does1: June 30th 2017
Kristen Stake + id m theft able = (movement, voice, stuff, Maine)
Apis Malfiore = (dark drones, Portland)
Tanya St. Pierre + Philippe-Aubert Gauthier = (electronics, Sherbrooke, Quebec)
@ Manta Ray Business Solutions
Brackett St., Portland, Maine

Does2: August 7th 2017
Mystic Out Bop Review = (free improv, Portland, Maine)
Andrea Pensado + id m theft able
Paper Balls = (David Grollman + Jeff Barksy, percussion and guitar)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does3: August 20th 2017
Stephanie Germaine = (Boston, electronics)
Beam Splitter (Audrey Chen and Henrik Munkeby Norstebo, voice and winds)
id m theft able = (piano man)
@ Studio 408
408 Broadway, South Portland, Maine

Does4: November 12th 2017 8pm
Sandy Ewen (extended guitar, Texas)
Vic Rawlings = (cello + exposed circuits, Boston)
Tube Feeder = (Deep Maine Noise)
Leslie Ross + Nate Aldrich + Steve Norton = (Deep Maine bassoon, saxophone, electronics)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does5: December 11th 2017 8pm
Ian Douglas-Moore + Paul N Roth = (free improv guitar + sax from Berlin + NYC)
3D Jet Scooter = (Janane Tripp, id m theft able, Scooter from the muppets)
Sequoyah Leaf = (Portland, reeds and noise)
Diva Cup = ("gum, trash, mary")
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does6: January 25th 2018 8pm
No Face = (Florida Noise)
Bats From Pogo = (Walter Wright + Andrea Pensado)
Patrick Carey = (Synthesis, noise,broken loops, restrained melodies)
Nadia = (noise// performance// butoh// sound shaping using synthesis)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does7: February 15th 2018 8pm
Audrey Chen + Phil Minton = (vocal improv legends)
Henrik Munkeby Norstebo = (reeds, space, electronics)
id m theft able = (local spigot, Windham, Maine)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does8: April 9th 2018 8pm
Tongue Depressor = (Connecticut Free Improv)
Mystic Out Bop Review = (Maine Free Improv)
Sterile Garden = (tape, noise, tape from Portland)
@ The Apohadion Theater
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does9: April 25th 2018 8pm
3D Jet Scooter = (Veteran Portland, ME space cadets, Janane, id m, Frank)
Adams/Cunningham/BBJr = (free improv, drums/violin/tenor sax)
HARDHEALTH = (experimental DJ duo from Kalamazoo, MI)
@ Zero Station
222 Anderson St., Portland, Maine

Does10: Sunday: May 13th 2018
Sippy Cup = (vocals, objects, moments from the UK)
Dei Xhrist = (voice and visual, New Hampshire)
Scrotal Tear = (ouch, Portland!)
Apis Malfiore = (dark drones, Portland)
@ The Apohadion Theater
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does11: Monday, July 9th 2018
Ursidae = (Portland ME, drones and field recordings)
Alicia Champlin (Orono ME, brain activated sound!)
Josh Mason = (mellow, abstract electronics, Jacksonville, FL)
Shedding =(mellow and abstract electronics, Louisville, KY)
@ The Apohadion Theater
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does12: Sunday, July 22nd 2018
Wet Colors = ("atmospheres/spaces" Portland, ME!)
Beige = ("Improvised music project of Liam Kramer-White and Stella Silbert.", Western Mass)
Sequoyah Leaf = (Portland, reeds and noise)
@ The Apohadion Theater
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does13: August 9th 2018
Solei = ("ambient soundscapes, raw alien rhythms and the occasional sweet and soft melody" Boston)
Kee Avil = ("combines guitar, voice and electronics into weird song forms that stagger between structure and improvisation" from Montreal)
id m theft able = (voice, stuff, Maine)
Crayonne =("risen from the ashes of tempera ... a portland phoenix, if u will")
@ The Apohadion Theater
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does14: Monday, August 20th 2018
Sandy Ewen = (improvising guitarist performs solo and with id m theft able)
Cat Manure = (West Bayside all stars. Amplified objects, Portland ME)
Honey Funnel + Dinky Mirage = (skipping CDs, synths and tape loops, from the Murder Denny's region of Portland ME)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does15: Wednesday, October 3rd 2018
Retribution Body = (Providence, intense drones)
Patrick Carey = (Synthesis, noise,broken loops, restrained melodies)
3D Jet Scooter = (Mainers in space)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does16: Friday, January 4th 2019
id m theft able's birthday party
The Veasies = (Janane + Corey)
The Asthmatic = (Sigrid)
Glade Swope = (Glade reads excerpts from his new novel!)
Dan Knudsen = (Dan plays id m's favorite Dan hits)
3D Jet Scooter = (Frank Turek, Janane Tripp, id m theft able = Mainers in space)
Shea Mowat
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does17: Friday, February 1st 2019
Charmaine Lee + Andrea Pensado + id m theft able trio
Guest Bedroom = Free improv, guitars and horns
Ulna = (industrial noise, New York)
KOVVNS = ("sounds like an oven, man", Portland, ME)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does18: Tuesday, April 9th 2019 8pm
anne-f jacques + Gudinni Cortina duo = (Montreal/Mexico City)
Sound of the Mountain = (amplified clarinet and trumpet, Montreal)
Sterile Garden = (tape, noise, tape from Portland)
Torbit = ("a free jazz noise punk type thing" Portland, ME)
id m theft able = (spits)
@ Sun Tiki
375 Forest Ave, Portland, Maine

Does19: Sunday, April 14th 2019 8pm
Red Rainbow = (Voice + loops, New Haven, CT)
Dinky Mirage = (tiny illusion, Portland)
Architecture = (ambient synth from Central Maine)
The Dog Band = (Pat and Jeremy, ambiances, house band)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does20: Wednesday, May 29th 2019 8pm
Nadia = (noise// performance// butoh// sound shaping using synthesis)
Greef = (shifting fidelity tape recorder folk)
Nicholas Serrambana = (New Haven, CT)
Borscht = (swampy songs and glittery ambience, JD from Ada, Portland, ME)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does21: Sunday, June 23rd 2019 8pm
Liam Kramer-White = (Disassembled cassette players and electronics, Wmass.)
Dei Xhrist + id m theft able duo (Maine/New Hampshire vocalists)
Lady Snowblood = (generative and digital manipulation", Portland, ME)
Drab Pony = (Portland ambiances)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does22: Wednesday, August 21 2019
If, Bwana = (Al Margolis, New York, Pogus Productions)
Kit Demos = (solo bass, Maine)
Coma Roulette = (drones, tones, Portland, ME)
Collision Unit
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does23: Monday, August 26th 2019
Carol Genetti =(voice, Chicago)
Joshhall Augustwest = (free jams, Portland, ME)
Nat Baldwin = (Bass!)
Michael F Dailey Jr. = (Birdorgan's drummer spreads his wings, Lowell, MA)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does24: Wednesday, October 23rd 2019
Dan Knudsen = (this is a record release party for Dan's new album "Psychos")
Naythen Wilson = ("has been unloading his ugly and cataclysmic landscapes on us, for well over 30 years")
Smokemaster420 = (YouTube sensations, Portland, ME)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does25: Saturday, November 9th 2019 8pm
Ben Bennett + id m theft able duo
Trash Palace = (Farmington, Maine object amplifiers)
Glade Swope = (DIY mystical metal warrior)
Twisted Hell Cat = (New English Underground Occult Anti-Music Noise Metal. Portland, ME)
@ Manta Ray Business Solutions
155 Brackett, 2nd floor, Portland, Maine

Does26: Saturday, November 16th 2019 8pm
Financial Collapse = (horns? bells? collapse, NYC)
Ghost in Salad = (noise, apparel, Philly)
Ursidae = (Portland ME, drones and field recordings)
The Choir Required The Peeling Revealing = (id m theft able conducts a choir)
@ Carleton St. (e-mail for specifics), Portland, Maine

Does27: January 3rd 2020
id m theft able's now apparently annual(?) birthday show
Dump Betty = (Cape Cod bottle collectors)
Dinky Mirage = (Portland, ME, electronics? CDs? MIDI? Eh?)
Shea Mowat = (Maine's nerniest and journiest)
id m theft able = (crying if he wants to)
Clog Wornago = (the cardboard robot goes solo, Portland, ME)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does28: February 5th 2020
ouzkxqlzn = ("ambient compositions that weave together cello, guitar, field recordings and singing" Burlington, VT)
Sterile Garden = (tape, noise, tape from Portland)
idmatic =(The Asthmatic id m theft able duo)
Janane Tripp = (songs and spook from Limington, ME)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does29: February 16th 2020
Sonoscopia = ("dysfunctional robot orchestra" from Portugal)
Computer at Sea = (Portland, ME, bent electronics)
Greg Kowalski = (Lowell, MA, video, playing the Scroll Apparatus)
Apis Malfiore = (dark drones, Portland)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does30: February 19th 2020
Annie Blech = (Palbertan, solo!)
Wet Colors = ("atmospheres/spaces" Portland, ME!)
(a yucky dissonant loud band) = ("a yucky dissonant loud band", Portland, ME)
id m theft able = (filling in for Janoah)
@ The Apohadion
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does31: July 27th 2022
Sandy Ewen = (NYC, experimental guitarist)
id m theft able = (reemerges)
Sandy Ewen + id m duo
Autoglass = (playfully serious noise, Hollis, ME)
@ The Apohadion Theater, outside (weather permitting)
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does32: June 12th 2023
Adam Arritola = (Rochester, NY "makes music depending on what you would call music.")
Crank Sturgeon + id m theft able = (yessah)
The Asthmatic = (Avant-garde collage pieces with old-time(y) vocals, Maine)
Dinky Mirage = (Frothy cascades, Portland, ME)
@ The Apohadion Theater, outside (weather permitting)
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does33: June 28th 2023
Liam Kramer-White = (Disassembled cassette players and electronics, Western Mass.)
Andrea-Jane Cornell = (A gleaner of sonorities, Portland, Maine)
id m theft able = (ugh)
@ The Apohadion Theater
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does34: August 16th 2023
David Grollman, Jeff Barsky, Steve Norton trio = (free improv trio, NYC, DC, Boston)
idmatic =(The Asthmatic + id m theft able)
E. Jason Gibbs = (Portland, ME "a guitar player and field recordist")
Dei Xhrist = (vocals, NH it's Dei's Birthday)
@ The Apohadion Theater
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does35: September 25th 2023 8pm
Gudinni Cortina = (...uses sound performance to transform spaces, from Mexico City)
Aaron Rosenblum = (Portland, ME sound artist, musician, archivist....)
Gabriel Drolet + Anne-F Jacques = (Montreal, "We've been working together for a year now. During the last lockdown past winter, we would meet once a week in hallways of empty office buildings and play for 2 or 3 friends. We kept this habit of playing quietly in unusual places, alongside the electric hum or heating system")
id m theft able
@ The Apohadion Theater
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does36: April 7th 2024 8pm
Kristina Warren
Andrea-Jane Cornell + id m theft able duo
Angstrom Star = (Maine synth trio, possibly with a drummer as well)
Apis Malfiore = (dark drones, Portland)
@ The Apohadion Theater
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine

Does37: April 22 2024 8pm
Bromp Treb = ("a nonsense onomatopoeia for the rattling windows of a jalopy with an overenthusiastic subwoofer")
birdorgan = (legendary New Hampshire noise freak out unit)
Zane Kanevsky = (Computer music artist, composer and producer living in Portland, Maine)
@ The Apohadion Theater
107 Hanover St., Portland, Maine