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JG Thirlwell performs at Roulette’s 40th Season benefit celebration

Roulette_509-Atlantic-Avenue_ExteriorJG Thirlwell is proud to announce that he will be performing at a special benefit concert to celebrate the end of Roulette’s 40th Season on July 21 2019. Thirlwell will be performing a new solo set with electronics, prepared piano and theremin in front of an immersive backdrop of new visuals created by Sten Backman. The bill  also includes John Zorn’s Simulacrum (featuring John Medeski, Matt Hollenberg and Kenny Grohowski) as well as a solo set by John Medeski plus Val Jeanty and Fay Victor.

The previous night of the two day festival will feature performances by Ikue Mori & Craig Taborn, Matana Roberts, Nels Cline with Zeena Parkins and the Sylvie Courvoisier Trio (with Drew Gress and Kenny Wollesen).

Roulette is located at 509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn NY 11217.

Tickets are available here.

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Tony Oursler's "Sound Digressions : Spectrum"

Screen Shot 2017-12-31 at 10.37.03 AM“Sound Digressions : Spectrum” is a limited edition clear vinyl album produced by Gallerie Mitterand for Tony Oursler‘s sound installation of the same name. featuring JG Thirlwell, Tony Conrad, Kim Gordon, Ikue Mori, Lee Ranaldo, Stephen Vitiello and Zeena Parkins. The album is a limited edition.

For the Sound Digressions series, Oursler worked separately with the seven performers and combined these recordings in a perpetually phasing, playback system. The resulting installations have the effect of a living, ever changing composition for the viewer. These musical performances, shot in 2005, were originally conceived as raw material for the seven-part series, based loosely on the relationship between sound and the color spectrum. The previous installation, Sound Digressions in Seven Colors was shown at NYEHAUS New York in 2005.

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Manorexia to perform at concert to benefit Japan Earthquake Relief

JG Thirlwell’s Manorexia will perform at Abrons Art Center in NYC on April 8 2011 in a concert to support recovery efforts in Japan. Organized by John Zorn, 100% of the money from the concert will be going to the Japan Society’s Earthquake Relief Fund. Tickets are on sale here. There will be two sets, with two separate admissions. Manorexia will be playing in the second set, which begins at 9.30pm.

6.30 pm

Thurston Moore
Matthew Shipp
Gyan Riley
Masada String Trio
Ned Rothenberg
Alhambra Trio with Rob Burger
Erik Friedlander
Lizzy Wright & Aya Nishina
Miya Masaoka
Jamie Saft And New Zion Trio
Ikue Mori & John Zorn
Elliott Sharp
Mark Feldman & Sylvie Courvoisier
Milford Graves
Jack Quartert

9.30 pm

Norah Jones
Jesse Harris
Vinicius Cantuaria
Buke and Gass
JG Thirlwell’s Manorexia
Elysian Fields
Sex Mob