Take a Sound. Do Something to It. Do Something Else to It, released by Pan y Rosas several months ago, is now available for free download from WFMU’s Free Music Archive here. The release features Steve Hilmy‘s real-time electronic manipulation of my double bass.
photograph by Colin Hovde
David Grubbs has a book out called Records Ruin the Landscape, which looks at the uneasy and often paradoxical relationship between experimental music and recordings. A thought-provoking book, which I’ve written about for Percorsi Musicali.
Nine Strings—Gary Rouzer and I—reunite in a unique objects and prepared bass configuration Thursday May 20 at 8:00, at the Back Alley Theater, 1365 Kennedy Street NW, Washington DC 20011. (Leaving us with only four strings for the evening.) The event is a CD release show for Ayman Fanous (guitar/bouzouki) and Jason Kao Hwang (violin/viola), and also features Jaimie Branch (trumpet).
Photograph of objects and prepared bass by Gary Rouzer.
Rehearsing an intergenerational round robin dance for the finale of “Confluence,” the Nancy Havlik Dance Performance Group’s show at Joe’s Movement Emporium on 3 May. DPG member Amanda Blythe guides the older kids of the Mount Rainier Student Group in an improvisation.
Photograph by Erin Tunbridge