Source: ISSUE Project Room.
JEFF WITSCHER (RENE HELL) & JACK CALLAHAN (DIE REIHE): WHAT HAPPENS ON EARTH STAYS ON EARTH
Sat 04 May, 2019, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
American musicians Jeff Witscher & Jack Callahan premiere new collaborative and solo work. Known for their discrete compositions and far-ranging work under various monikers, recently both have been using primary descriptors such as “Music Art” and “Sound Music” to re-assert the simplicity of their practices.
SAICOBAB / I.U.D. (LIZZI BOUGATSOS & SADIE LASKA)
Wed 08 May, 2019, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Japanese quartet SAICOBAB gives their NYC debut, consisting of vocalist YoshimiO of Boredoms/OOIOO and instrumentalists Yoshida Daikiti and Motoyuki “Hama” Hamamoto. The evening also features Lizzi Bougatsos & Sadie Laksa’s I.U.D. project, embedding an eccentric dub modality into industrial music.
IMAGE HAZE: A TRIBUTE TO GRETCHEN BENDER’S “SO MUCH DEATHLESS” WITH BLACK RAIN & KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH
Sat 18 May, 2019, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Red Bull Arts NY and ISSUE co-present two live audio-visual performances organized in response to Gretchen Bender’s unfinished work of media theater, which was to be entitled So Much Deathless, by post-industrial band Black Rain (with Philip Vanderhyden) & Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith (with Sean Hellfritsch).
HENRY FLYNT: EVERLOVIN’ GAME ON
Sat 01 Jun, 2019, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Philosopher and musician Henry Flynt performs Everlovin’ Game On, an evocation of his best-known work: You Are My Everlovin’. Featuring solo electric violin & pre-recorded tambura, the piece brings together disparate vernaculars: Southern blues, modal jazz, Appalachian fiddle & North Indian raga.