Photo by Jörg Maier
Date: December 14, 2010
Location: Turkish restaurant at W.4th St.
Interviewer: Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi
Photo: courtesy of Sven Kacirek
Last month I interviewed the German percussionist and electronica performer Sven Kacirek at a Turkish restaurant in the West Village. He was the headliner of the 2 days E Se Festival 2010.
Date: Decemeber 12th & 13th, 2010
Venue: Epistrophy Cafe (NY)
Text by Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi
I had no idea about the E SE Festival. This year was the 6th time?! The last two years since coming to NY I haven’t heard anything about this festival. Every week when I work on the DooBeeDoo music listings I’m kind of informed about what’s happening in this city. When I found out about it I decided to check out this festival because I felt nobody was interested in covering this event.
Martin Bisi was the first person to mention this festival because the drummer he used in Germany in November, Sven Kacirek, was invited by the festival to play their two shows. I contacted him and he emailed me the dates and the contact address of the festival. Surprisingly I knew one of the organizers: Jason Candler. What a surprise?! I just met him before at a show introduced to him by Billy Ficca of Television. Both are members of the Gary Lucas band. So another reason to cover this festival.