Wed 4/15 7:45 PM Second Act [1727 Haight St.
Fleshtone Aura is a licentious collaborator at the core of Toronto's underground. He co-founded the killer Bennifer Editions label and Gastric Female Reflex is his long celebrated noise duo. S. Glass, himself a known libertine (Glands of External Secretion, Bren't Lewiis Ensemble) created Bananafish magazine and Tedium House. Making it a threesome, unmatched visuals by W.hacking will illuminate the whole torrid affair.
Cleav'd Cleaver is Chicago-based Jason Soliday (J.Soliday/Coeurl/Gunshop/Enemy) on modular synth and Jake Rodriguez (bran(…)pos) of SF/Bay Area weirdness fame on mouth/vox. Savory electronics collide with face-twisting vocal exhortations in an acutely well controlled yet freely improvised (noisy) forms.
Marc Kate: In a detour from his post-punk/synthgaze project, Never Knows, Marc Kate is creating static experiments in synthesis that embody the opposite of New Age music. This performance marks the release of “File #08”, his debut for the San Francisco label, Computer Tapes.
Beast Nest is the primary performance vehicle for Sharmi Basu, a queer South Asian woman of color focused on creating experimental music as a means of decolonizing musical language. One day, Sharmi aspires to have an ensemble called “Dog Divas,” which will feature her lying in the grass surrounded by Casio keyboards played by overexcited 6-week-old puppies. More...✚gCal ✚iCal