May 22 – May 24, 2015

David Rosenboom: Propositional Music

A three-day series in collaboration with the Whitney Museum celebrates fifty years of David Rosenboom’s pioneering contributions to American experimental music. A composer, performer, conductor, interdisciplinary artist, author and educator, Rosenboom presents many of his major works, from 1964 to the present.

Sun, June 28, 2015 - 8pm

Little Black Egg Big Band (Yo La Tengo & Friends) / Oren Ambarchi

Pioneer Works: 159 Pioneer St., Brooklyn 11231

Named for Georgia Hubley’s solo project Little Black Egg, this expanded big band features Hubley and Yo La Tengo compatriots Ira Kaplan and James McNew, joined by bassist Tony Maimone (Pere Ubu), jazz mainstays Susie Ibarra, Daniel Carter, Taylor Ho Bynum, and more TBA. Australian improvisor Oren Ambarchi plays solo.

The inaugural releases from ISSUE Project Room's new publishing imprint, Distributed Objects, are now shipping.

Releases

Distributed Objects /
SKU: DO 01

Quasar ⇔ Lanterns

2xLP
Price: $30.00
/ $25.00 MEMBERS

Digital via BOOKMAT

Sergei Tcherepnin’s Quasar ⇔ Lanterns was originally produced in 2009 as an 8-channel installation with Ei Arakawa at Künstlerhaus Stuttgart. Remixed to stereo for this release, Tcherepnin’s trio of works combine analog synthesizer recordings and other instrumental sources with field recordings captured during the artists’ travels to Turkey and Georgia.

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Distributed Objects /
SKU: DO 02

The Hant Variance

2xLP
Price: $30.00
/ $25.00 MEMBERS

Digital via BOOKMAT

Sabisha Friedberg’s double LP The Hant Variance was recorded at EMPAC with Peter Edwards in a custom-tuned environment using advanced multi-channel recording techniques to capture a configuration of spatialized sound sources. Combining granular synthesis, analogue synthesizers, tone oscillators and field recordings, the composition is comprised of three movements.

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Tue, June 16, 2015 - 8pm

Sabisha Friedberg: The Hant Variance

Artists Space Books & Talks: 55 Walker St., NYC 10013

Sabisha Friedberg presents a live mix of the third and final movement of "The Hant Variance" as a multichannel/quadraphonic piece. This finale, the most symphonic in it construction and melancholic in its tonality, is the resolution to the first two movements, released as a 2xLP on ISSUE's Distributed Objects imprint.

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Jan 1 – Jan 1, 2016

Artists-In-Residence 2015

ISSUE is pleased to announce the selection of our 2015 Artists-in-Residence: Lea Bertucci, Kim Brandt, Dawn Kasper, Mariana Valencia, Evan Calder Williams, and C. Spencer Yeh will premiere new commissions in 2015.


Tue, June 23, 2015 - 8pm

C Spencer Yeh: SOLO VOICE I-X

Artists-In-Residence 2015

Artists Space Books & Talks: 55 Walker St., NYC 10013

Artist, composer and improvisor C. Spencer Yeh opens his ISSUE residency with a solo performance celebrating the release of his first LP devoted entirely to the voice, "Solo Voice I – X" on Primary Information. Strategies from the recorded document serve as guidelines and a starting point for a new solo improvisation.






Among the the most innovative, dynamic and versatile drummers in jazz, Norway's Paal Nilssen-Love performs solo at ISSUE in April 2014 as part of Unsound Festival New York.