WHEN: Saturday, August 31st, doors open at 8:30 PM, music at 9 PM
WHERE: The Red Room at Normals Books and Records, 425 E. 31st Street Baltimore
This promises to be an expansive evening of improv, encompassing film, instrumental extended technique, experimental electronics, assemblage and amplified objects.
T.J. Borden, Pat Cain duo
T.J. Borden is a classically cellist who has gone on to extend his traditional foundation into the exploration of new sounds through the recombination of standard and extended techniques and the acceptance of sounds that are inherently unstable. Pat Cain is a self-taught musician who refuses to be limited, playing homemade instruments, saxophone, electronics, and throat singing. As a duo they synthesize the organic and intuitive with the mechanical and electric; at times creating an effect where one is unable to tell which musician is making what sound.
Meg Rorison is an artist from Baltimore. She is interested in flexing the imagination, articulating memory & analyzing the human condition. She uses language, photography, film and sound to create installations and projections. Rorison's work has been screened at various festivals and venues including Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Eyebeam, New York, NY; The Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia; Mono No Aware IV Festival of Expanded Cinema, Brooklyn, NY; and The High Zero Festival, Baltimore, MD. She is the co-founder and curator for a roaming experimental film series, Sight Unseen and a member of The Red Room Collective.
Weeks Rouzer duo
- Khristian Weeks
Khristian creates music that spans a wide range of genres, including musique concrete, sound installation, field recording, and electronic, electro-acoustic, and electro-mechanical improvisation.
Khristian creates music that spans a wide range of genres, including musique concrete, sound installation, field recording, and electronic, electro-acoustic, and electro-mechanical improvisation. This performance will involve "improvised kinetic assemblage."
- Gary Rouzer
Gary Rouzer (amplified objects) was born in Washington DC and works in the area between free improvisation and composition. He used to masquerade as a bass player but now his Cageian preparations have taken on a life of their own. His focus is on electro-acoustic sounds and the relation between musician and listener within the performance space whi le exploring noise, silence, texture, and abstract narrative. He is an active member of the DC experiment music scene and has performed at Sonic Circuits, Electric Possible, Fringe Festival, Artomatic and most recently Blurred Edges in Hamburg, Germany.