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Abracadabra Again Video Premiere

By |2023-08-25T17:57:24+01:00August 25th, 2023|Categories: News|

In advance of the release of the Halloween-themed dance track "Abracadabra Again" on Friday, September 1, here is the official video.

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The Junkman and The Bristol Old Vic

By |2023-08-08T15:59:40+01:00August 8th, 2023|Categories: News|

UK composer Elizabeth (Lizzy) Westcott has hired The Junkman™ to be the Technical Music Consultant for her new family music theatre production for the Bristol Old Vic in Bristol, United Kingdom. The musical work is adapted from Izzy Gizmo book series by author Pip Jones. The stage sets will be a massive Rube Goldberg style [...]

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Introducing Storyjams!

By |2023-04-18T17:00:09+01:00April 18th, 2023|Categories: News|

STORYJAMS A NEW AND EXCITING INTERACTIVE CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE! The Junkman (Donald Knaack) has collaborated with the critically acclaimed author of thirteen traditionally published mystery novels, Amy Patricia Meade, to bring a unique storytelling/music program to students of all ages. Called Storyjams, the classroom workshop inspires children to create their own stories while simultaneously teaching them about story structure, [...]

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Noods Radio Piece

By |2022-06-02T19:28:51+01:00June 2nd, 2022|Categories: News|

The most comprehensive and analytical work that ever been produced on The Junkman's life and work: https://medium.com/noods-radio/donald-knaack-producing-the-environment-83b5a1eef765

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The Junkman is Back in the US!

By |2022-05-16T17:01:34+01:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: News|

After nearly five years in the UK, The Junkman is back in the United States! Settling in New York State's Capital region, The Junkman has spent the first half of 2022 performing school residencies in New Hampshire and St Johnsbury, Vermont, and concert performances in Boston, MA and Binghamton, NY. This continues the momentum that [...]

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By |2022-05-12T16:59:19+01:00May 12th, 2022|Categories: News|

Last week, The Junkman opened the Boston Blooms Summer Street Block Party with an hour long concert. His performance was sponsored by The Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture, and The Boston Globe. ----------------------------------------------------- The Junkman recently returned home to the US after five years living and working in the United Kingdom under a Tier [...]

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Meet Cubert!

By |2021-10-27T14:33:07+01:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: News|

The Junkman has completed "Cubert," a 17-voice, automated "robotic" percussion instrument utilizing 17 individual reused materials made from plastic, wood, metal, and glass. Each voice is activated by a small mallet head coming into contact with an object via a solenoid or a motor. The voices are activated by a MIDI interface that is open [...]

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Salvage Super Sounds Season 2, Episode 4

By |2020-10-20T13:38:52+01:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: News|

The newest episode of Salvage Super Sounds episode is all about the ringing, the clanging, the pinging, and the clanking as The Junkman goes METAL!

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