DAVID GRUBBS & RYLEY WALKER – FIGHT OR FLIGHT SIMULATOR
David Grubbs was a member of the groups Gastr del Sol, Bastro, and Squirrel Bait, and has performed with the Red Krayola, Tony Conrad, Pauline Oliveros, Susan Howe, Will Oldham, and many others. His most recent book is The Voice in the Headphones (Duke University Press, 2020). Ryley Walker is a guitarist and songwriter based in New York City. Multiple releases spanning multiple genres on Dead Oceans, Thrill Jockey, Drag City, American Tapes, and his own imprint—husky pants records. Recorded by Jack Callahan at The Windjammer, Ridgewood, Queens, June 29, 2019. Mastered by Jack Callahan. Thanks to Alan Courtis, C. Spencer Yeh, and Asha Shehadri, with whom we shared a bill on this lovely evening.
BLANCA REGINA & WADE MATTHEWS – SHORTCUTS
Blanca Regina is an artist, tutor and independent curator who works with spontaneous composition systems creating multimedia landscapes using voice, objects, electronics and visuals. Between London and Madrid together with Steve Beresford, she founded the Unpredictable Series, focused on spontaneous music and experimentation in visual arts. Wade Matthews has been active on five continents as an improviser, presenting his music in spaces such as the Experimental Intermedia Foundation, Issue Projects Room, Symphony Space and Museum of Modern Art (NYC), The National Center for the Arts (Mexico), the Museum of Contemporary Art (Santiago de Chile), the Reina Sofía Museum (Madrid), Fylkingen (Stockholm), etc.