Music listings – 6/28 through 7/4


Date: Friday, July 2, 2010
Time: 8:30pm
Venue: Union Pool (484 Union Avenue, corner of Union & Meeker, Brooklyn, NY, 718-609-0484)
Ticket: $12
Genre: indie rock

Martin Bisi opens the night, his set features Brian Viglione, Michael Bazini , Shawn Setaro & Justina Heckard.
HUMANWINE who is Holly Brewer, M@ McNiss, Nate Greenslit & Paul Dilley.
Marissa Nadler closes the night.

More about Martin Bisi in DBDBD.

2. ISTANBULIVE II at SummerStage, NYC: A Celebration of Turkish Music!

Date: Saturday, July 3, 2010
Time: 2pm – 7pm
Venue: Central Park/Mainstage, ny
Ticket: free, but $3 donation
Genre: Turkish Jazz, indie rock, pops

ISTANBULIVE 2 – a celebration of Turkish music. East meets West in this spectacular festival of Turkish rock, jazz, dance, pop and folk music.

The second annual ISTANBULIVE concert coincides with the city of Istanbul being officially hailed as 2010’s European Capital of Culture. Accenting this prestigious honor Istanbulive II will feature, for five hours, several of Turkey’s best and brightest artists performing a myriad of sounds within the east-meets-west mold including Turkish rock, jazz, dance, pop and folk music.

Presented in association with Serdar Ilhan & Mehmet Dede with support from the Turkish Ministry of Culture & Tourism.

The participating Turkish artists are: Kenan Dogulu (Turkish pops), Duman (indie rock), Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions (Jazz), Sukriye Tutkun (Turkish modern folklore/pop) & DJ Ozan Dogulu (club/Balkan Beats/Latin).

More about all artists.

3. Laetitia Sonami, Dafna Naphtali, Matthew Ostrowski and Hans Tammen – New instruments for Improvisation and Experimental Approaches

Date: Monday June 28, 2010
Time: 8pm – 10pm (solo performances)
Venue: HERE (145 6th Ave., New York, NY 10013, enter on Dominick, 1 block south of Spring)
Price: t.b.a.
Genre: contemporary music/improve

New instruments for Improvisation and experimental approaches, an investigation into contemporary sound art and experimental music using custom made electronic instruments, will consider the methods and intentions of 4 artists building new instruments and specialized interfaces. In a day-long series of presentations, talks and performances these artists will discuss how their practice as improvisers, sound artists and experimental musicians lead to inventing their own tools, and how these inventions in turn influenced their musical performance techniques.

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Schedule of Activities:

2pm – 4:40pm: PRESENTATIONS
• Dafna Naphtali: Algorithmic mutations, morse code, polyrhythmic and audio-based triggering, and gestural controllers.
• Matthew Ostrowski: A glove-controlled performance system using physics-based parameter control
• Hans Tammen: The Endangered Guitar – an interactive hybrid instrument
• Laetitia Sonami: The Lady’s Glove – controlling sounds, mechanical devices, and lights in real-time

5pm – 6pm: PANEL
The Moebius Strip. The artists will discuss how musical thinking and technical realizations progressively influencing one another, like a mobius strip…

Dafna Naphtali (Mahashefa), Matthew Ostrowski (Congeries 2), Hans Tammen (Endangered Guitar), Laetitia Sonami (A Historical Moment on a line between A and B), followed by a quartet performance.