"Salon Pod"

"Salon Pod"

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Salon Pod is an interactive traveling sound installation. More specifically Salon Pod is a vintage seated salon hair dryer rigged for sound and powered by an ipod. Through its plastic bubble Salon Pod plays original electronic compositions composed by Jenn Karson. Salon Pod is her invention.

Biography

Burlington, VT – Jenn Karson is a native Vermonter who has been active in Burlington’s art and music scene for the last decade. Her current project, Salon Pod, combines her desires to experiment with sounds, make people laugh, and inspire whimsy.

Before Salon Pod Karson lead the Burlington project Bad Ju Ju. Before that she was the lead singer and songwriter for the all-female rock band, "Zola Turn." She has been involved in other small projects over the years such as Concentric, Lavender Disaster, Junket, and the Velvet Ovum Band.

Discography

"Untitled" LP (currently under production) -- Jenn Karson
Bad Ju Ju LP -- Jenn Karson
Zola Turn 7" record -- Zola Turn
Cousin Battie LP-- Zola Turn
Side Saddle EP-- Zola Turn
Junket EP -- Jenn Karson

Set List

Salon Pod is an interactive traveling sound installation. More specifically, Salon Pod is a vintage seated salon hair dryer rigged for sound and powered by an ipod. Through its plastic bubble Salon Pod plays original electronic compositions composed by Jenn Karson. Salon Pod is her invention.

The Salon Pod experience is often described as “cool” and “relaxing.” While seated in the chair the participant becomes central to the installation as it is experienced by passersby. It seems that the site of a person experiencing Salon Pod creates a contagious curiosity. Recent showings of Salon Pod have inspired men, women, and children to line up and wait for a turn.