A collection of tracks from the New York label Alrealon Musique specially compiled for The Wire’s quarterly Below The Radar Release. Since 2009, BTR has featured Holly Herndon, Oneohtrix Point Never, Ben Frost, and many more.
It’s not often a live shot gets a thorough review (more commonly are CD reviews), so I was thrilled to read this write up from Rachel Mason’s The Lives of Hamilton Fish at Joe’s Pub show from New York Music Daily.
“In a rare concert performance, backed by a tight and inspired band – Tanner Beam on lead guitar, Stu Watson on bass,Robbie Lee on flute, Michael Durek on piano and theremin and Chris Moses Kinlow on drums – Mason aired out songs The Lives of Hamilton FishAuspiciously, Mason’s latest magnum opus is currently in development as a theatre work written by Pia Wilson…..” [ READ MORE ]
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Wow – it’s been over a month and with tour over, I was happy to get a nice note from Pat Noecker. It reminded me of participating in his epic drone project TRANSMISSIONS, presented by CLOCKTOWER at Pioneerworks!
The players: Pat Noecker (RAFT) AARON MOORE (Volcano The Bear), DANA SCHECHTER (Insect Ark), JG THIRLWELL (Foetus / Nurse with Wound), LAURA ORTMAN, MICHAEL DUREK (TheUse), MICHAEL GAROFALO, PAT SPADINE (Ashcan Orchestra / PC Worship), TED MCGRATH(The Flag), TRACY BROOKS (Beirut / Bright Moments), VICTORIA KEDDIE (E.S.P. TV).
Stoked to play and talk on BEAST MODE with Django Voris!
The Use is Michael Durek. Sounds are electronic, field sounds, and theremin. Glitch hop, ambient, trip hop, and avant garde. He has toured Europe / Mumbai India at Upvan Arts Festival, which brought 250,000 people. Also has shared the stage / recorded with Rapoon, Philippe Petit, Micah Gaugh, Pas Musique, Rachel Mason and more. A track he made was recently licensed by Monster Energy, and he has performed at Faust’s Avant Garde Festival with Pas Musique, Queens Museum Bienniel (Rachel Mason). His sounds can be heard on releases by Vice (Rachel Mason), Soleil Moon (Pas Musique/Rapoon), and The Wire Tapper 34 (Pas Musique)
Ian Trask’s Eco-Installation is More than the Sum of its Parts – twas a pleasure to perform here
Ian Trask’s Eco-Installation is More than the Sum of its Parts – twas a pleasure to perform here!
Tour-stop – Atlanta || Scott Burland, Frank Shultz, Eyedrum and Amanda Ray
My Atlanta tour stop was surprising cold! But there was plenty of warm hearted people thank goodness.
My host was a fellow thereminist, Scott Burland, of Duet for Theremin and Lapsteel. He and Frank Schulz played solo sets – beautiful ambience mostly with some more jazzy or abstract textures… [more]
Honored to co curate IMPOSE MAGAZINE’s , along with Sjimon Gompers / Goldmine Sacks
Honored to co curate IMPOSE MAGAZINE’s WEEK IN POP, along with Sjimon Gompers / Goldmine Sacks!
Visit with artist Jan Swinburne in Toronto
This month has been cool. Going to all new places and been going it solo. I’m usually more nervous traveling solo lest I forget something (to the bus, plane, train, etc), but once I hit that space bar on stage, I feel all gravy, it’s all release. It’s what I… [more]
ISB Chris Corsano and Michael Foster The Use New York Pop Conceptualists This happened last nite at My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
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