Scott Draves' "Dreams in High Fidelity"

Wed 30 Sep, 2009, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Dreams in High Fidelity is an evolving painting that illustrates the unknowable boundary between machine and human design. The infinitely playing, non-looping animation features high-resolution clips hand-picked by Draves from the thousands produced by the artificial life form he created, the Electric Sheep.

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Jandek

Sun 06 Sep, 2009, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

The representative sings and plays guitar, dressed all black and backed by local musicians. The group rehearses only once, the afternoon of the show. The music is electric, loud, and largely improvised. For each show the representative writes a whole new set of lyrics, which he keeps on a music stand.

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Morton Subotnick

Floating Points Festival 2009

Morton Subotnick

Fri 31 Jul, 2009, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Morton Subotnick is one of the pioneers in the development of electronic music and an innovator in works involving instruments and other media, including interactive computer music systems. 

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"Huffa Puffa" by Dan Senn

Floating Points Festival 2009

Dan Senn + Betsey Biggs

Thu 30 Jul, 2009, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Dan's performance encompasses elements he has developed for his installation work over recent years, including his "Many Pairs Sounding" and "Huffa Puffa" installations, field recordings from The Czech Republic, and recent experimental video.

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Suzanne Thorpe

Floating Points Festival 2009

Suzanne Thorpe + Zeena Parkins

Wed 29 Jul, 2009, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Extreme Terrains is a multi-channel work that presents its audience with opportunities to listen to instinct and interact with the piece on a visceral level, asking listeners to trust what they feel as much as what they hear. Featuring Alex Chechile, Joe Boro, Jawwaad Taylor and Suzanne Thorpe.

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Lavalier

Floating Points Festival 2009

Lavalier

Fri 24 Jul, 2009, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Lavalier is an indie-experimental group formed in NYC in late 2008.  With a penchant for vocal harmonies, fuzz/slide guitar, harpsichord, and accordion, the group creates cinematic music that is both psychedelic and fantastical.

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Thomas Ankersmit

Floating Points Festival 2009

Thomas Ankersmit + Tony Conrad

Thu 23 Jul, 2009, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Thomas Ankersmit (born 1979, Leiden, The Netherlands) is a musician and artist based in Berlin and Amsterdam. His main instruments are a Serge analogue modular synthesizer, computer and alto saxophone.

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Ha-Yang Kim

Floating Points Festival 2009

Ha Yang Kim

Wed 22 Jul, 2009, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Ha-Yang Kim made her professional solo debut at age 16 with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. She performs new music as a soloist and with ensembles and artists in festivals and concert venues throughout the world, with influences that draw equally from western classical, South Indian and Balinese music, among others.

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Marc Ribot

Floating Points Festival 2009

Marc Ribot

Tue 21 Jul, 2009, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Marc Ribot was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1954. As a teen, he played guitar in various garage bands while studying with his mentor, Haitian classical guitarist and composer Frantz Casseus.

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John Wiese and C. Spencer Yeh

Floating Points Festival 2009

C. Spencer Yeh + John Wiese

Fri 17 Jul, 2009, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

As an improviser, Yeh is focused on developing a personal vocabulary using violin, voice, and electronics. As a sound artist/composer, Yeh works with all aspects available surrounding a work, aurally and physically, as elements key to the cumulative experience.

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Floating Points Festival 2009

MV Carbon + Okkyung Lee

Thu 16 Jul, 2009, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

MV Carbon performs on cello, samplers, tape machines and oscillators, using ISSUE's multi–speaker system to portray concepts of time passage in moments of stillness. She gathers field recordings in open-air industrial and urban environments and shapes these sounds into percussive form.

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