Eric Frye - LIVE at ISSUE / March 11th, 2017

Saturday, March 11th, ISSUE presents composer, artist and curator Eric Frye performing work in 4-channel sound. Eric Frye performs his erudite style of uncompromising, fractured electronics that at once recall the spattered tangle of Keith Fullerton Whitman's recent generations, the digital subversions of Jeff Witscher and the incisive chimerizations of Florian Hecker.

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Curtis Roads - Live at ISSUE / March 11th, 2017

Saturday, March 11th, ISSUE presents pioneering computer musician and scholar Curtis Roads cultivating his purely computer generated tonalities from the “…realm of microsound, [from] sound grains first predicted in the acoustical theories of the physicist Dennis Gabor and the polymath Iannis Xenakis.”

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Pat Spadine, Ashcan Orchestra

In this interview from Clocktower Radio, Eve Essex talks to composer Pat Spadine about his story-driven, genre-defying, deliciously sensual, multimedia "opera", Apollo's Accidental Answer, which appears in its final form at ISSUE Friday, June 27, 2014.

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Oren Ambarchi live

Recorded in October 2013, Australian guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Oren Ambarchi performs live at ISSUE our anniversary festival "Ten Years Alive on the Infinite Plain".

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Marina Rosenfeld & Mats Lindström

Recorded live in December 2013: experimental turntablist Marina Rosenfeld and electronic composer Mats Lindström. This first-ever collaboration was part of ISSUE's third-annual Swedish Energies festival.

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C. Spencer Yeh: Solo Electronics

C. Spencer Yeh performs a solo electronic set, recorded live as part of the PAN_ACT festival in June 2013. The set starts off with a minimal percussion sound, evolving into a complex glitch beat and textural washes of electronics.

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ISSUE Radio: Wolf Eyes

The legendary Michigan trio creates harsh and hypnotic electronic landscapes, merging the frenzied energy of hardcore with the nihilistic menace of early industrial and noise. Recorded live from ISSUE's summer 2013 series at Pioneer Works.

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ISSUE Radio: Eli Keszler & Ashley Paul

Recorded live in June 2013, percussionist Eli Keszler and saxophonist Ashley Paul perform a duo as part of the PAN_ACT festival. Keszler's bowed crotales and cymbals resonate within Paul's altissimo sustains and drastic pitch bends. The split tone combinations from these instruments is surprising and overwhelming, creating continuously shifting, multi-layered harmonics and intense inner ear sound.

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ISSUE Radio: Tony Conrad solo

A pioneering force behind the evolution of minimalism, violinist and composer Tony Conrad's performances employ a droning, mesmerizing performance idiom of long durations, amplification, and precise pitch to explore new worlds of sound. In this recording, Conrad performs live on solo violin in celebration of ISSUE Project Room's 10th anniversary, recorded live in July 2013.

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