Newsbits: Lost Civilizations in DC / Acousmatic Music in NY / Drones in Maryland / Jack Curtis Dubowsky Ensemble in LA

On Saturday, February 21, Dura, the Jimmy Kreutzer and Tony Risotto Duo and the Lost Civilizations experimental music project perform at DC’s iconic Velvet Lounge, 915 U Street, NW. Doors are at 9:00; show at 9:30; $8. The Lost Civilizations experimental music project is a collaboration between Mike Sebastian (Tenor Sax, Saxello and Baritone Sax) and T. A. Zook (BassCello). Although it is essentially a duo and performs most frequently as such, it often features guest performers. When complex schedules permit, it now performs with Doug Kallmeyer on bass and electronics, Jerry Busher on percussion and electronics, Amanda Huron on percussion, Larry Gomez on percussion, Patrick Whitehead on horns and Emily Chimiak on violin. At its February 21 performance, it will be performing with Jerry Busher.

An evening of live and acousmatic multi-channel music featuring The FLUX Quartet and Michael Nicolas will take place February 27, 2015 at 8:00PM at the NYU Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Place, New York.

JS Adams discusses his upcoming March 7th performance of electroacoustic drone music. The show will feature The Sloth Ensemble, Let X ≠ X, Anduin, Dave Vosh, M.O.S., Tag Cloud at the Sonic Circuits event Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m at Pyramid Atlantic, 8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD.

Jack Curtis Dubowsky Ensemble (JCDE), will perform their original score to the classic expressionist horror film “The Golem.” They’ll accompany a screening of the film on Friday, March 13th at HM157 in Lincoln Heights. JCDE, a Long Beach-based electroacoustic new music group, currently consists of founder/composer Jack Curtis Dubowsky on keyboards, Alicia Byer on clarinet, Michael G. Bauer on saxophone and Jeff Schwartz on double bass.