While we are in transition and searching for a stable home base, we will continue to produce events with some of our neighborhood partners.
The AltLib Popup Series will present roving events to continue supporting expansive art projects and dig deep for uncommon cultural exchanges. If you’re interested in setting up a show with us, please read our booking page and send us an e-mail.
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Experimental Electronics ::: Carl Stone / Steve Sehman / Nice Train Sounds / Hortus Curo
February 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Showcase of experimental electronic music. Lights all night from Ryan Rothaus!
$6-10 supports the artists and the AltLib
Doors at 7:30pm; Performances at 8:00pm
Carl Stone is one of the pioneers of live computer music, and has used computers in live performance since 1986. He has been hailed by the Village Voice as “the king of sampling.” and “one of the best composers living in (the USA) today.” Stone studied composition at the California Institute of the Arts with Morton Subotnick and James Tenney and has composed electro-acoustic music almost exclusively since 1972. He released two albums in 2019, which were collectively named “Best of 2019” by The Wire, Pitchfork, Artforum, and Bandcamp,
Steven Sehman crafts experimental electronic music that combines analog synths, acoustic instruments, field recordings, spoken text, and digital media. His music address dualities, where ambient, minimal textures give way to dense, engulfing soundscapes. And floating landscapes are shadowed by anxiety, becoming a somewhere path for wanderers.
NICE TRAIN SOUNDS
Nice Train Sounds was created by Julian Stefanzick (Wawful) and Andrew Valdez (Slap Serif), and started as a radio show on KUGS, taking inspiration from plunderphonics and synth-pop, and eventually grew into a collaborative music performance.
The collaboration of father-son duo Bruce and Miles Hamilton. Their name is taken from Latin and translates as something like “lawn care”
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