2436 18th St NW Washington, DC 20009
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Testing, testing, testing.
The Lost Civilizations experimental music project (http://bit.ly/shMNfN; http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/8852179) is a collaboration between Mike Sebastian (virtuoso tenor sax, saxello and bass clarinet) and T. A. Zook (basscello, lap steel guitar, KORG Monotron Analogue Synthesizer and misc. instruments) — and it frequently includes guest performers. When schedules permit, it now perform with Doug Kallmeyer on bass and electronics ) and Fugazi’s Jerry Busher on percussion and electronics. The Project began performing as a duo in the summer of 2008.
The Project’s performances are totally unscored, unrehearsed and extemporaneously improvised on the spot, so no two performances are identical. Its music is unique; it has been described as:
“Combining atmospheric strings with Ayler-esque expression, this group provides a fundamentally different approach to improvisation, with a focus on mood, landscape, and intensity.”
The Project is performing on Sept. 18 at Dynasty Ethiopian Restaurant on 14th Street (details: http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/9661989/) — it’s totally free; no cover, no minimum).
Following a recent performance, an audience member asked what the music’s genre was; another audience member enthusiastically replied: “post everything!”
Examples of the music that comes through the Project — all unscored, unrehearsed and improvised extemporaneously on the spot:
http://archive.org/details/oz047 (a live performance, with Angela Morrish (Phonic Riot; Washerwoman) on vocals)
http://bit.ly/sCS93C (a live performance by the Lost Civilizations experimental music project with Jerry Busher (Fugazi) on percussion)
http://bit.ly/uITI6n (with Angela Morrish on vocals and Doug Kallmeyer on electronics)
http://bit.ly/sH47iX (a live performance by the Lost Civilizations experimental music project with pedal steel icon Susan Alcorn)
http://bit.ly/Aj3kVY (a live performance by the Lost Civilizations experimental music project with Sam Lohman (Akris; Trio OOO) on percussion)
http://bit.ly/Aq45TN (a live performance by the Lost Civilizations experimental music project)
http://bit.ly/sLb7dw (a live performance by the Lost Civilizations experimental music project with Ben Azzara (DC Improvisers Collective) on percussion)
http://archive.org/details/oz033 (“Lost Civilizations VII”, with Larry Gomez on percussion)
http://bit.ly/Kh1wST (May 15, 2012 live performance at Dynasty Ethiopian Restaurant)
http://bit.ly/KOJcCC (May 19, 2012 live performances at Artomatic 2012 with Doug Kallmeyer and Jerry Busher)
http://bit.ly/KlIzCu (May 20, 2012 live performance at Arlington’s
Galaxy Hut with Doug Kallmeyer)
http://bit.ly/K8IJu6 (June 14 live performance at Baltimore’s An die Musik with Doug Kallmeyer and Jerry Busher)
http://bit.ly/LGcOUs (June 21 live performance at The Fillmore Silver Spring)
http://bit.ly/M3xDbZ (July 15 performance at Capital Audiofest 2012)
http://bit.ly/TQ5c5r (August 18 benefit for the Sonic Circuits Festival of Experimental Music, featuring Doug Kallmeyer on electronics)
http://bit.ly/PiKrvZ (August 21 performance by Doug Kallmeyer, Ben Broeking & T. A. Zook @ Dynasty Ethiopian Restaurant)
The Foreign Resort
Sonically expressive, dark and moody, catchy and up-beat are words to describe this Danish Nu Gaze/Noise-pop foursome.
Hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark, The Foreign Resort intricately balances an international sound with songs that instill contradictory feelings of melancholy and bliss. The band takes the audience on a journey through passages of textured layers with haunting and dreamy vocals, to echoes and pulsations of overdriven guitars, powerful drumming, driving bass, and intense thematic melodic lines. The end result is an aural rollercoaster of emotional intensity.
Listen and watch and decide for yourself..
music – http://3footleash.bandcamp.com
video – http://www.vimeo.com/3footleash
Based out of DC, Pluto and the Moon makes music you can tap your foot to, featuring a fresh, captivating style of songwriting with catchy melodies, discreet electric guitar lines, and folky bass. Danny Milton (lead vocals/acoustic guitar), Amir Stephenson (lead guitar/backup vocals), and Michael Hartman (bass, backup vocals), have been playing music together since they were young, but the band only recently released its first demo, Letter (EP).
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Wonder if the venue has any ‘o ‘dem philisophical ‘shrooms.
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