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Mixology Power Switch: The Nine Lives of Electronic Music: Val-Inc // Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer

17 Feb 2016

Event times

8-10PM

Cost of entry

General Admission $20, Members/Students/Seniors $15

Roulette

New York
New York, United States

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Roulette co-founder David Weinstein curates the annual festival celebrating the rich history of electronics in contemporary performance.

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The 2016 edition of Roulette's Festival of Mixology explores the history and tradition of electronics as it influences contemporary performance. Over five days and featuring nine artists and their collaborators, the Festival illustrates the potency of invention and re-invention that has fueled experimentation and imagination for a century. Concerts feature masters in the art of of Theremin, synthesizer, sampling, glitch, appropriation, film and video interface, analog processing, circuit bending, and DJ technology.

Curated by David Weinstein, the co-founder of Roulette and producer of the first Festival of Mixology over 25 years ago, the series celebrates resurrected, restored, and recovered machinery, vintage recordings, and principles of electronic sound and image stretched to impact new and adventurous work. Highlights include Theremin virtuoso Dorit Chrysler performing compositions and improvisations for voice, a multimedia tribute to Alice and John Coltrane from industrial music godfather Z’EV, and unique trio performance from Yuka C. Honda, Ikue Mori, and Susie Ibarra.

David Weinstein is a composer, curator, radio producer, event organizer, and activist for new and experimental arts in all media. He has been a director of programming and/or operations at Roulette, MoMA PS1, Clocktower Gallery and Radio, Outpost Gallery, and many more. He has performed and recorded with artists including Shelley Hirsch, Elliott Sharp, and John Zorn. His radio series, Impossible Music, is streamed at clocktower.org.

 

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Curators

David Weinstein

Exhibiting artists

Val-Inc

Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer

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