Bio

Steve Barsotti is an educator, audio post engineer and audio artist. He has been teaching college students for over 30 years, along with giving artists lectures and workshops in various approaches to electronic music, sound art, and production techniques. He has taught at Columbia College in Chicago, the Art Institute of Seattle, Cornish College of the Arts, The Seattle Film Institute and Shoreline Community college.

 

He is co-owner and audio lead of Kazbar Media (KBM), a media company dedicated to producing socially concious documentaries , music videos, and films, for broadcast television, screenings and social media. Steve also oversees the audio  for client projects some of which include podcasts, films, music, multimedia art, documentaries, and commercial projects. Kazbar Media’s mission is to work with non-profits, small businesses, museums, and more, discovering the untold stories of our culture.

 

Steve is also an audio artist who performs and composes works in the style of Musique Concréte. His two solo cds , Along These Lines and Say “tin-tah-pee-mic”, contain improvisations with amplified objects, field recordings, and electronics. His album Rarebit, with Eric Leonardson, features improvisations on invented instruments. His work has been described as “quite cinematic and unsettling”, and as “ushering the listener across an ambient divide”.

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