The Necks on Tour in the US

The Necks are conducting a short US tour starting this week:

Saturday January 16th
at Bijou Theatre
Knoxville, TN
http://www.knoxbijou.com

Tuesday January 19th
at The Empty Bottle
Chicago, IL
two shows: 7pm and 10pm
http://www.emptybottle.com

Friday January 22nd
London Ontario Arts Live
http://www.lolafest.com
at Museum London
London, Ontario
http://www.museumlondon.ca
Presented by London Ontario Live Arts (LOLA) and Museum London with Grooves Record Store.

Saturday January 23rd
at The Music Gallery
Toronto, Ontario
http://www.musicgallery.org

Sunday January 24th
Suoni Per Il Popolo et CKUT présentent
at La Sala Rossa
Montreal, Quebec
http://www.casadelpopolo.com/suoniperilpopolo/

Wednesday January 27th
at Issue Project Room
Brooklyn, NY
http://issueprojectroom.org

Thursday January 28th
at Issue Project Room
Brooklyn, NY
http://issueprojectroom.org

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Coming to the ISSUE Project Room

From New York’s ISSUE Project Room

12/11 @ 7pm – Littoral Series: New York Tyrant with Phillip Stearns
ISSUE’s Littoral Series began in 2006 and is a monthly event, curated by Tony Antoniadis, which pairs fresh and compelling writers with innovative contemporary musicians, sound, and video artists to deepen the artist and audience experience of the works. The New York Tyrant is a tri-quarterly literary magazine based in Hell’s Kitchen, focusing on the immediacy […]

12/11 @ 9pm – Yutaka Makino
                  Yutaka Makino is an artist and researcher currently based in Los Angeles. He seeks to amalgamate the historic precedents of computational composition and science, involving research in non-standard sound synthesis, spatial perception, acoustics, collective behavior, complex dynamical systems and emergence. His works range from sculpture to sound works including computer music compositions and spatial sound […]

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Coming to the ISSUE Project Room

From NY’s ISSUE Project Room:

07/15 @ 8pm – Mari Kimura with Liubo Borissov and Kevork Mourad
Organic Digits: Kimura-Borissov-Mourad Project Mari Kimura teams up with visual artists Liubo Borissov and Kevork Mourad, presenting everything from her virtuosic solo works of her signature bowing technique Subharmonics, to realtime interactive audio visual works, using Issue Project Room’s 15 channel diffusion system. Kimura’s violin and Mourad’s paintings are processed in realtime using MaxMSP/Jitter, a […]

07/16 @ 8pm – MV Carbon Okkyung Lee
MV Carbon is a Brooklyn based sound artist and composer. She collects field recordings and builds samples to create moody soundscapes. Her cello is manipulated and processed through reel-to-reel tape machines and numerous electronic devices, including an accelerometer on the cello bow programmed to effect pitch. Her orchestrations are designed to form visualizations as the […]

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Issue Project Room, an Avant-Garde Arts Group, Bites Off a Lot to Chew

NYTimes.com profiles the Issue Project Room.

But last year Issue Project Room, a nonprofit arts space that was founded in the East Village and for the last four years has been in Brooklyn, was dealt a dauntingly large number. As part of a city deal, a developer that was converting the former Board of Education building in downtown Brooklyn into condominiums was required to offer 5,000 square feet on its ground floor to a cultural group on a 20-year, rent-free lease.

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Floating Points Festival at the ISSUE Project Room

From New York’s ISSUE Project Room:

A month-long program experimenting with and utilizing ISSUE Project Room’s custom-built 15 channel hemispherical speaker system, the Floating Points Festival returns this year with a line-up of luminary sound artists including Hisham Bharoocha, Morton Subotnick, Stephen Vitiello, Zeena Parkins, Suzanne Thorpe, C. Spencer Yeh, and Tony Conrad.

Also on display throughout the month, Kaffe Matthews’ multichannel sound installation “Sonic Bed Marfa” will be on display before each performance starting at 7 pm.

Wed Jul 8
See Hear Now (David and Gisele Gamper)

Fri July 10
Lesley Flanigan w/ Luke Dubois

Wed Jul 15
Mari Kimura

Thurs Jul 16
MV Carbon + Okkyung Lee

Fri Jul 17
C. Spencer Yeh + John Wiese

Wed Jul 22
Ha Yang Kim

Thurs Jul 23
Thomas Ankersmit + Tony Conrad

Fri Jul 24
Lavalier

Wed Jul 29
Suzanne Thorpe + Zeena Parkins

Thurs Jul 30
Dan Senn + Stephen Vitiello with Molly Berg

Fri Jul 31
Morton Subotnick

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