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Yarn/Wire

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Yarn/Wire

Yarn/Wire and Pete Swanson: Eliminated Artist

SKU: DO03
: LP + Digital & Digital, 2015

Known for his uncompromising tape and synthesizer work, Pete Swanson has pushed the limits of electronic music since the early 2000s. Since stepping down as half of formative underground duo Yellow Swans, he has subverted the genres of noise and electronic dance music as a solo artist.

Artist-In-Residence Lea Bertucci performs "The Cepheid Variations I" in January 2015.

2015: The Year In Video

Following the start of construction on our Downtown Brooklyn theater in February, ISSUE took its programs on the road, presenting hundreds of artists in more than 20 venues across the city. We celebrate the close of the season with a look back at video some of our favorite performances.

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Yarn/Wire at ISSUE Project Room by Bradley Buehring, 2013.

Yarn/Wire/Currents

Jun 30 – Jun 30, 2015

Yarn/Wire/Currents is an ongoing collaboration with piano and percussion ensemble Yarn/Wire, inaugurated in 2013. The series serves as an incubator for new experimental music, programs explore the intersections of composition, technology, installation, live performance, music theater, and more.

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Yarn/Wire and Pete Swanson: Eliminated Artist

SKU: DO03
: LP + Digital & Digital, 2015

Known for his uncompromising tape and synthesizer work, Pete Swanson has pushed the limits of electronic music since the early 2000s. Since stepping down as half of formative underground duo Yellow Swans, he has subverted the genres of noise and electronic dance music as a solo artist.

Video stills by David Bird.

Yarn/Wire/Currents

Mark Fell, David Bird, Sam Pluta

Tue 29 Sep, 2015, 8pm,
Artists Space Books & Talks: 55 Walker St., NYC 10013

The fourth installment of Yarn/Wire/Currents celebrates the ensemble's 10th anniversary season and their recent release on ISSUE’s Distributed Objects imprint. The concert program features world premieres by David Bird, Sam Pluta, and electronics visionary Mark Fell; doors open with DJ & reception at 7pm.

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Nate Young, courtesy artist.

Tectonics Festival New York 2015

Works by Nate Young & Mario Diaz de Leon, Klaus Lang, Morton Feldman & Annea Lockwood

Thu 07 May, 2015, 8pm,
First Unitarian Congregational Society: 116 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn 11201

Tectonics Festival opens at the First Unitarian church, utilizing their pipe organ in works by Klaus Lang, as well as Feldman performed by James Rushford. Yarn/Wire play works of Lang and Annea Lockwood. Nate Young of Wolf Eyes and Mario Diaz de Leon premiere a newly commissioned collaboration for large ensemble.

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Yarn/Wire performs Mark Fell

Yarn/Wire premieres "core, self, oscillation" by Mark Fell at Artists Space Books & Talks on September 29th, 2015 as part of ISSUE's ongoing Yarn/Wire/Currents series.

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Marcus Schmickler by Marc Comes

Marcus Schmickler & Yarn/Wire

Fri 07 Nov, 2014, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Piano/percussion quartet Yarn/Wire premiere a new piece by German experimentalist Marcus Schmickler, a microtonal score for keyboards and mallets, juxtaposing fixed pitch with pitch continua. Schmickler also presents a new eight-channel electronics work, tracing parallels between linguistics and sound.

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Yarn/Wire at ISSUE Project Room by Bradley Buehring, 2014

Yarn/Wire/Currents

Ann Cleare, Chiyoko Szlavnics, Øyvind Torvund

Thu 09 Oct, 2014, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Percussion and keyboard quartet Yarn/Wire perform with an assemblage of acoustic, modified, electronic, and handmade instruments, presenting the result of close collaborations with an international array of experimental composers: Ann Cleare, Chiyoko Szlavnics, and Øyvind Torvund.

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Yarn/Wire perform Christopher Trapani

Acclaimed piano and percussion quartet Yarn/Wire premiere Writing Against Time, a commissioned work for the ensemble by Christopher Trapani, as part of Yarn/Wire/Currents.

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