live engagements then

2021 David with NS Design CR5-string fretless Radius bass

Image: David Leikam (NS Design CR5-string Radius fretless electric bass guitar - NSixArtist)

Location: μHausen 2021, Boulder Creek, California, USA

Photo: Stanley Jackson

- NOW -

- THEN - [still currently updating]

2022

  • 7 AUG 2022: David Leikam (solo electric bass and Moog synth set) at μHausen 2022, Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz, California, USA

  • 29 JUL-AUG 1, 2022: zBug (celebrating the life of Tom Nunn) at Outsound New Music Summit, Berkeley, California, USA

2021

  • SEP 2021: LKD at Private Engagement, Palo Alto, California, USA

2020

2012

I never preprogram my radio show performances so I only know at the end what was broadcasted. [10 AM-12 PM Playlist]

I never preprogram my radio show performances so I only know at the end what was broadcasted. [10 AM-12 PM Playlist]

This five hour show will include music and audio associated with the observance of Memorial Day; honoring all Americans who have died in all wars... [7 PM-12 AM Playlist]

I never preprogram my radio show performances so I only know at the end what was broadcasted. [10 AM-12 PM Playlist]

Crawling Back into the Airwaves... [10 AM-12 PM Playlist]

Crawling Back into the Airwaves... [8:30-10 PM Playlist]

Crawling Back into the Airwaves Tomorrow... [12-2 PM Playlist, 5-6 PM Playlist]

  • 15 APR 2012: zBug - Godwaffle Noise Pancakes at The Lab, San Francisco, California, USA

 

The Lab presents: Godwaffle Noise Pancakes featuring zBug, Larnie Fox Unornorthadox, Abyss of Fathomless Light, Monisola Gbadebo, That Hideous Strength.

 

Join us for an afternoon of savage and transcendent performance unlike any other. Vegan pancakes included.

 

An evening of improvisational music with local musicians in different configurations welcoming Joe Straub back to the San Francisco Bay Area from Berlin, Germany featuring Joe Straub - acoustic guitar, electronics; Jason Hoopes - double bass; Karl Evangelista - electric guitar; David Leikam - Moog Rogue synthesiser, electric bass-cello; Jordan Glenn - drums; Sarah Howe - electronics, video.

 

The Day of Noise is a 24-hour marathon of live music from experimental, noise, and all things interesting/beautiful/unique artists. (12 AM-11:59 PM, PT)

2011

  • 10 DEC 2011: Droneshift 2011 at The Lab, San Francisco, California, USA

 

Droneshift is a large scale collaborative drone music event organized each year by Matt Davignon. Over 40 musicians will gather to contribute to a continuous 3 hour sound, each adding their acoustic or electronic elements here and there, and weaving their sounds together to create gradually shifting tapestries of music. The performance will continuously evolve from completely acoustic music to electric ambiance to post-industrial noise with many mesmerizing points in between.

 

Featuring: Laurie Amat - voice; Jorge Bachmann - electronics, CJ Borosque - trumpet; Chris Broderick - bulbul, khaens, clarinet; Laurie Buenafe Krsmanovic - voice, electronics; Diane Caudillo - voice, clarinet; Matt Davignon - glass instruments, synthesiser; Thomas Dimuzio - Moog guitar; Todd Elliott - eigenharp tau controller; Jeff Hobbs - alto clarinet, violin; Andrew Joron - theremin; Gretchen Jude - laptop, melodica; Sebastian Krawczuk - bass; J. Lee - tamboura; Jon Leidecker - electronics; Bill Leikam - conch shell; David Leikam - Moog Rogue synthesiser; Cheryl Leonard - viola; Brian Lucas - bass guitar; Bob Marsh - voice; Joe McMahon - spiral didgeridoo, iPad; Suki O'Kane - shruti box, accordion; Ann O'Rourke - voice; Ferrara Brain Pan - bass clarinet; Tim Perkis - synthesiser, electric razor; Rent Romus - saxophone, electronics; Edward Schocker - sho; Mark Soden - trumpet, flugelhorn; Moe! Staiano - cymbal; Daniel Steffey - oscillator, radio feedback; Thom Tamayo - flutes, waterphone, voice; Ure Thrall - voice, electronics; Benjamin Tinker - synthesiser, chord organ; Mark Wilson - voice, electronics; Michael Zelner - iPod Touch, Korg Monosynth

 

Full Moon Concerts: Long Night's Moon... An ad-hoc grouping with zBug and other San Francisco Bay Area musicians for a space music-themed night featuring Matt Davignon and others!

 

8pm: Kristin Miltner - electronics; Andrew Joron - theremin; Matt Davignon - drum machine; Karl Evangelista - electric guitar // 9pm: David Leikam - Moog Rogue synthesiser, electric bass-cello; Sheila Bosco - drums; Steve Abbate - guitar; A. Chaudhary - electronics // zBug: David Leikam - Moog Rogue synthesiser, electric bass-cello, Sheila Bosco - drums, percussion, electronics

Featuring guitar duos and trios with Terrence McManus - electric guitar; Karl Alfonso Evangelista - electric guitar; David Leikam - electric bass-cello, Moog Rogue synthesiser; Tom Bickley - recorders.

  • 26 OCT 2011: Stanford Lively Arts presents: Musicircus at Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA

Music makers and special guests Sō Percussion, Cenk Ergun and MC Schmidt (Matmos), Beth Meyers (Janus Trio) -- Stanford University students, faculty, staff, student groups, soloists, ensembles, bands, performance troupe. David Leikam on Moog Rogue synthesiser (zBug).

zBug featuring David Leikam - Moog Rogue synthesizer, 4-string fretted electric bass, piano; Sheila Bosco - drum set, percussion, electronics; Phillip Greenlief - saxophones

zBug featuring David Leikam - Moog Rogue synthesizer, 4-string fretted electric bass; Sheila Bosco - drum set, percussion, electronics; Craig Latta - electric guitar, electronics (live from Amsterdam, NL)

1-3 PM (PT): Eclektronik Groove hosted by Holt Sorenson

3-6 PM (PT): The Big Love Show hosted by Jackie-O (Miss Piggy the Wonder DJ Dog)

Featuring: Muruga Booker - Nada drum, drum set, keyboards and David Leikam - Moog Rogue synthesizer, 4-string fretted electric bass

Albums Released: After the Ice Cream (duets, trio) and Lunar Frequencies / Solar Rhythms (duets)

  • 19 JUN 2011, 1:30-4:30 PM: Autoharp Workshop, Palo Alto, California, USA

  • 10 APR 2011, 1:30-7 PM: Autoharp Workshop, San Francisco, California, USA

  • 1 APR 2011, 9 PM-12 AM: zBug and White Pee at East Nile, Oakland, California, USA

zBug featuring David Leikam - Moog Rogue synthesizer, 4-string fretted electric bass, acoustic piano; Sheila Bosco - drum set, electronics; Sean Price - modular synthesizer, laptop

  • 18 MAR 2011, 8-11 PM: A Miss Bird D'Finch's Film Fundraiser Extravaganza at The Zoo, Oakland, California, USA

Featuring: Holiday Heart - Video and music performances by Sarah Howe // David Leikam (electric bass) and Sheila Bosco (drums) duet // DJ Ripple (Dubstep) // DJ EBE and Bug (Techmoog) // Fire performances by members of the Dreamtime Circus featuring Crystal Cobra and Shanti Lovejoy. // Butoh dancers // Tea bar hosted by Keeli Alfonso // Shipibo crafts and more, TBA! Note: Oh yeah, and cake, cause it's Danielle's Birthday... Hope to see you there!

 

Covering "Electronic" muzik in its finest forms...

House/Techno: M3 (12-2:00 AM); Paul Leath (10:30 PM-12 AM); Arturo Garces (9-10:30 PM); Lucas Rodenbush aka E.B.E. & David Leikam aka Bug (8-9 PM); Podge/Scott Rich/Seanster (6-8 PM)

Bass Music (Dubstep & Drum 'N' Bass): Dub Pirates (12:30-2 AM); Mr. Kitt (11:30 PM-12:30 AM); DJ HAK (10:30-11:30 PM); Dubstantial vs. TKO (9:30-10:30 PM); Wrek-One (8:30-9:30 PM); Audio Dru (7:30-8:30 PM); Smizzle (6:30-7:30 PM); Angimal (6-6:30 PM)

Downtempo / Hip Hop / Glitch / Ambient: Tape Mastah Steph (11 PM-2 PM); Christopher Leath (9:30-11 PM); dj Sparkle (8-9:30 PM); De Nada (7-8 PM); Stephen Nicholas (Joint Effort) aka dj Peak (6-7 PM)

A series of nine duet pieces between David Leikam and Joe Straub recorded at Maybeck Studios in Berkeley, Clifornia. This album consists of structured improvisations realized during the session and there are no overdubs or mixing involved.

2010

 

After 9 years at KZSU (4 OCT 2001), it's time to shift to the next creative step in life onto other creative ventures worldwide. [Playlist]

Merry Holidays to All! The Slow Burn featuring audio frequencies into 2011 onto other creative ventures worldwide.

 

Merry Holidays to All! Morning (noun) The period of time between midnight and noon, especially from sunrise to noon.

 

Merry Holidays to All! Morning (noun) The period of time between midnight and noon, especially from sunrise to noon.

 

I'm still living local so I thought, "Why Not Help A Friend Out!?" Hope you tune-in for this rare moment of on-air live improvised radio DJ audio sets.

 

9 PM-12 AM, PT: Noise with a Feelin' [Playlist]

12 AM-4 AM, PT: Lift Muhammad Higher! [Playlist]

4 AM-6 AM, PT: The Pre-Anointed One Morning Show. [Playlist]

 

Good morning to a new day of consciousness, perhaps some music to rejoice in something important.

NOTE: David has been performing live and recording music in studio since 1987 (solo debut JAN 1988with the local SFBA arts/music collective, Friday Night Music (1979-1994, 2000-2006) and other music/sonic engagements worldwide.