Tag Archives: Martin Bisi

Film documentary: “Freaks In Love”: A Quarter Century in Underground Rock with Alice Donut!!!

Text by Martin Bisi (producer of Alice Donut’s Pure Acid Park)

Martin Bisi intrviewed in Brooklyn (photo by Shirle Hale)

Alice Donut is a band that always brings together people who enjoyed a common, punk do-it-yourself outsider ethic – with a big emphasis on “freak” and “weird” psychology – people who enjoy a humorous take on an anti-corporate and anti-mainstream attitude, almost turning the tables – that the really funny freaks are corporate and mainstream. Alice Donut shows always seem like a celebration of this shared secret knowledge. And of course Alice Donut (notice the phonetic wordplay on L-S-D ) is a hard driving band – hard driving groves. Some of the best energy in Indie rock history.

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Music listings – 12/13 through 12/19

1. Kaoru Watanabe

Date: Monday, December 13, 2010
Time: 9pm
Venue: Zebulon (258 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211)
Ticket: donation
Genre: nu world music

Kaoru Watanabe (Japanese fue, Western flut & taiko) will be playing with Tim Keiper (ngoni), Chris Dingman (vibraphone) and Matt Kilmer (percussion). They’ll play a blend of “World” sounds- Mali, Japan, the US and beyond.

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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.

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Music listings – 4/5 through 4/11

1. Roberto’s invited you to “Loren Stillman Quartet and Donny McCaslin Trio”

Date: Monday, April 5th, 2010
Time: 8pm Donny McCaslin Trio (Glawischnig on bass, Ted Poor on drums and Donny McCaslin on sax) 10pm Loren Stillman Quartet (Loren Stillman on alto saxophone, Nate Radley on guitar, Gary Versace on organ and Ted Poor on drums)
Venue: Rosie O’Grady’s (149 West 46 Street, New York, NY 10036)
Ticket: $10
Genre: Jazz

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