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with winter coming on
with no live gigs anytime soon
..please post your upcoming online events!

here’s mine:
every friday at 4pm edt, alan & mimi/LOW do a little set from their living room. it’s become a great comfort during this time

https://instagram.com/lowtheband?igshid=1k519iy0r3f54
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I'm tempted by the Earthless one too. But I am a bit dubious about how enjoyable this kind of thing would be.
I know they are cheaper than a normal gig but I'm still unsure. It is important to try and support bands though.
Ride did one a few weeks ago which I didn't go for but apparently was a shambles- piss poor connection etc. If you're just watching it back later what's the point.
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yah, i can totally understand that, sighs. it’s so weird watching via video.

and stageit is not the most inviting platform. i’ve been watching robyn hitchcock & emma swift a lot, and it’ll cut out from time to time, but you just reload and get back in the swing of things. i find it really enjoyable in the end.

i’m biased, i suppose, due to my illness and inability to attend gigs for a few years now. so being part of a live event, even with bad production, is really fulfilling.

the recent rough trade east thurston moore show was beautifully done, so much so it made me forget it was live, which speaks to your point: i’d rather have watched a video of that, bc that’s what it felt like (aside from between-songs talk)

but acts like low or dean and britta in their living room feel worth it to me. it’s casual and intimate. even the 2-20K attendance DJ sets on IG feel so genuine, bc you’ve got that basic ingredient: a gifted artist in their home doing what they love. the power of that purity really comes through.

i also love watching my friends’ bands on FB live :D

i guess everyone’s still trying to figure this all out, bands, promoters, us...

anyway, i’m very curious what virtual gigs are out there. i don’t know how else to find them!
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a few very enticing names on here. i only wish tom himself was still with us.
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Not sure how many will be turned on by the promise of a 3 hr New Model Army stream this Saturday but one of my mates is super buzzin` for it so good on them, Flaming Lips also doing one on Saturday but i`m going to go for the Earthless show, they did one more suited to other regions of the world I think last Saturday so hopefully any gremlins have been ironed out then
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niamhm wrote: Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:15 pma 3 hr New Model Army stream this Saturday
wow!

i’ve just noticed this:
https://facebook.com/events/s/windhand/ ... 08/?ti=icl
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million tongues festival:
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Still waiting for Bjork's shows (postponed until next year).

Just got tickets to Liam Gallagher. :lol:
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Twilight Sad doing something on 5/12 I`m not sure it is an actual live performance or a recording of a live performance, either way thinking about it,https://twitter.com/thetwilightsad/stat ... 4488120320
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https://www.nyegenyege.com/

this looks incredibly cool and it’s free
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ro wrote: Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:23 pm here’s another Earthless show.

https://www.stageit.com/earthless/live_ ... sbah/93620
Live from San Diego's The Casbah! I miss being there. :(

Pretty silent on my end. Still catching Robyn Hitchcock's weekly shows. Getting a little boring because after 7 or 8 months of weekly shows he seems to play some songs over and over and over.

Besides that, I've got the rescheduled Bjork shows in April!
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Had to pass on that Earthless, Live At The Casbah one as I was working/on call over the weekend but I believe they are doing another one next weekend out in the desert, sounds interesting
https://www.elcorazonseattle.com/e/eart ... 152947049/, apparently these streams are `one time only` deals and yet its up on youtube already, not sure about that as I guess the idea in these f#cked up times is a kinda transaction/support the band you like idea, not really in the spirit, whatever


Also Mogwai doing a, I think, stream of their new album early next month, Saturday 13th https://mogwai.scot/
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toomilk, i try every few weeks for robyn and emma.. been enjoying the occasional cat content. in case you missed last night, the show closed with a short but fierce rendition of “vicious... oh tubby, you’re so vicious”

niamhm thank you for the mogwai heads-up! that is something i would really like to see.

and our very own james t is doing this:
https://www.instagram.com/p/CKUTmIEAM7A ... h40hdo57mb
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Saw this yesterday. Another (?) live album from Dead Meadow, but the live footage (which i believe you can buy tickets to stream it) looks amazing!

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ro wrote: Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:26 pm toomilk, i try every few weeks for robyn and emma.. been enjoying the occasional cat content. in case you missed last night, the show closed with a short but fierce rendition of “vicious... oh tubby, you’re so vicious”
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veeps seems to have since interesting stuff going on. late notice, but tonight it’s patti smith and lenny kaye

https://pattismith.veeps.com/stream/eve ... 17a8600a1f
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The third one by Besnard Lakes early April.
https://noonchorus.com/the-besnard-lakes/
I missed the first, the second had plenty of past favourites, but I'm hoping for a little more from the excellent new record next time.

and I see White Hills have a free one on Apr 22nd, and it looks like a promising new site https://supernovasect.com
, I mean the events, not the brand new site itself which still has some Lorem Ipsums in place...
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Laz69 wrote: Fri Jan 22, 2021 9:19 am Saw this yesterday. Another (?) live album from Dead Meadow, but the live footage (which i believe you can buy tickets to stream it) looks amazing!
Wow, that does look good Laz. I was under the impression that these Levitation live LPs were taken from old Levitation festival sets but this seems to be a Covid type online affair. I think Fuzz Club have got a monolopy on these now in the UK as I had managed to grab the Kikagaku Moyo and Black Angel ones via Resident in Brighton.
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Shinesalight wrote: Thu Mar 25, 2021 12:55 pm
Laz69 wrote: Fri Jan 22, 2021 9:19 am Saw this yesterday. Another (?) live album from Dead Meadow, but the live footage (which i believe you can buy tickets to stream it) looks amazing!
Wow, that does look good Laz. I was under the impression that these Levitation live LPs were taken from old Levitation festival sets but this seems to be a Covid type online affair. I think Fuzz Club have got a monolopy on these now in the UK as I had managed to grab the Kikagaku Moyo and Black Angel ones via Resident in Brighton.
I think its two separate series Adam, Levitation Sessions have been running since last summer, think there`s about nine of them so far, Live At Levitation so far is only Kikagaku Moyo and Black Angels,

https://reverberationappreciation.bandcamp.com/
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I noticed they had a 33 track '10 Years of Reverberation' compilation. Name your price: https://reverberationappreciation.bandc ... erberation
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niamhm wrote: Thu Mar 25, 2021 7:07 pm
Shinesalight wrote: Thu Mar 25, 2021 12:55 pm
Laz69 wrote: Fri Jan 22, 2021 9:19 am Saw this yesterday. Another (?) live album from Dead Meadow, but the live footage (which i believe you can buy tickets to stream it) looks amazing!
Wow, that does look good Laz. I was under the impression that these Levitation live LPs were taken from old Levitation festival sets but this seems to be a Covid type online affair. I think Fuzz Club have got a monolopy on these now in the UK as I had managed to grab the Kikagaku Moyo and Black Angel ones via Resident in Brighton.
I think its two separate series Adam, Levitation Sessions have been running since last summer, think there`s about nine of them so far, Live At Levitation so far is only Kikagaku Moyo and Black Angels,

https://reverberationappreciation.bandcamp.com/
Like Adam I also got confused by the Live at Levitation/Levitation sessions and thought they were the same thing!
There's some video footage of the Black Angels songs and it sounds damn good so think I may shell out. it's funny as my own experience of them live has not been stellar- but they are sounding on form here. and songs from those great first 2 albums as well.

must resist the temptation to "collect them all"!

in terms of the virtual gigs thing, although I like the concept (and a great way to support artists) it's not something I've been really trying myself. for me a big part of gigs is experiencing it through a big PA, the atmosphere in the room etc. plus my laptop is on it's last legs and I can't work out how to cast to my TV...
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angelsighs wrote: Mon Mar 29, 2021 8:51 am in terms of the virtual gigs thing, although I like the concept (and a great way to support artists) it's not something I've been really trying myself. for me a big part of gigs is experiencing it through a big PA, the atmosphere in the room etc. plus my laptop is on it's last legs and I can't work out how to cast to my TV...
Tbh I've done a lot more watching old gigs on YT than looking out for live virtual gigs, and indeed the tech setup has something to do with it, my TV has a YT app so that's easy.
Easiest solution if your laptop has an HDMI display port is to plug a cable to the telly. Otherwise Win10 supports wireless monitors - if your TV is relatively recent then that works, but I've found it very unreliable - after a min or so there's a huge lag with the mouse cursor, so it's a case of hurry to move the window to the second display, press play and full screen asap before it becomes a struggle.

As I'm aiming to get rid of Sky altogether I've just purchased a chromecast dongle. So far so good. I was surprised it's not like your TV stick which carries its own apps etc, instead you run the native app with Cast support on your phone or computer, then Cast to TV. When I see how slow the apps on my TV are, this is actually a plus. Or cast your phone screen, or a browser window or embedded video, so that'll be ideal for live streams. Of course the downside is it's from Google and it'll try to slurp info and prompt you to give more than it needs.

It doesn't make up for the lack of audience or atmosphere, or for the loudness. But indeed a good way to support artists, and a bit of a change from old concerts on YT!
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same here Flo, I've been watching a fair bit of old live footage on Youtube. that's the thing with these virtual gigs- unless they try and make it special somehow, what tangibly is different from just doing that? there's endless stuff on YT, it's bottomless
I know it's important to support bands but I guess I do that in other ways.

I'll try the laptop HDMI thing, that might be the best way. it's frustrating that both my phone and tablet don't wanna cast to the TV. they all have the capability but it has to be certain brands and stuff that talk to each other
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Yeah I cast most stuff on my tv and with a nice Cambridge Audio sound bar, all sounds and looks great. I also have a HDMI which i take out of my blu ray and into my laptop for the stuff that cant be casted. Essentailly Football on Ifollow and Sky Go , I log into our eldest account (he has moved out so win win there) so zero cost at my end. For that he gets BT sport log in details from us.
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White Hills doing a live stream set at 8 pm tonight :) https://supernovasect.com/?fbclid=IwAR2 ... 2Jn3rJrMs4
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Luna are doing a full band performance next month!

Still waiting on those rescheduled Bjork shows!
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Spiral Galaxy 2pm

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Bil Vermette 2:30pm

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Six Organs of Admittance 3:30pm

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Thanks for that Ro will definitely be trying to catch the Six Organs one
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another one of my current fave guitarists Daniel Bachman is doing an online performance on Jun 16th

https://threelobed.bandcamp.com/merch/d ... erformance
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angelsighs wrote: Fri May 28, 2021 10:23 pm Thanks for that Ro will definitely be trying to catch the Six Organs one
was hoping you’d spot that, angelsighs. “see” you there.
mountain movers are good, too
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Drummer and multi-instrumentalist Han Bennink was born in Zaandam near Amsterdam in 1942. His first percussion instrument was a kitchen chair. Later his father, an orchestra percussionist, supplied him with a more conventional outfit, but Han never lost his taste for coaxing sounds from unlikely objects he finds backstage at concerts. He is still very fond of playing chairs.

In Holland in the 1960s, Bennink was quickly recognized as an uncommonly versatile drummer. As a hard swinger in the tradition of his hero Kenny Clarke, he accompanied touring American jazz stars, including Sonny Rollins, Ben Webster, Wes Montgomery, Johnny Griffin, Eric Dolphy and Dexter Gordon. He is heard with Gordon on the 1969 album "Live at Amsterdam Paradiso" (on the Affinity label) and with Dolphy on 1964s "Last Date" (PolyGram). At the same time, Bennink participated in the creation of a European improvised music which began to evolve a new identity, apart from its jazz roots. With fellow Dutch pioneers, pianist Misha Mengelberg and saxophonist Willem Breuker, he founded the musicians collective Instant Composers Pool in 1967. Bennink anchored various bands led by Mengelberg or Breuker, and appeared in their comic music-theater productions.

Bennink attended art school in the 1960s, and is also a successful visual artist in several media, often constructing sculpture from found objects, which may include broken drum heads and sticks. He has designed the covers for many LPs and CDs on which he appears. Bennink is represented by Amsterdam's Galerie Espace, and has been the subject of several one-man shows, including one at the Gemeente Museum in the Hague in 1995.

In 1966, Bennink played the US's Newport Jazz Festival with the Mengelberg quartet. From the late 1960s through the '70s Bennink collaborated frequently with Danish, German, English and Belgian musicians, notably saxophonists John Tchicai and Peter Brötzmann, guitarist Derek Bailey and pianist Fred van Hove. Bennink, Brötzmann and van Hove had a longstanding trio well documented on FMP Records. There Bennink also showcased his talents on clarinet, trombone, soprano saxophone and many other instruments, also featured in a series of solo albums he began in 1971.

Bennink's many recordings from the 1980s include sessions with Mengelberg's ICP Orchestra (where he remains), South African bassist Harry Miller, soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, trombonists Roswell Rudd and George Lewis, and big-bandleaders Sean Bergin and Andy Sheppard.

From 1988 to '98 Bennink's main vehicle was Clusone 3, with saxophonist and clarinetist Michael Moore and cellist Ernst Reijseger, a band noted for its free-wheeling mix of swinging jazz standards, wide-open improvising, and tender ballads. Clusone played Europe and North America, West Africa, China, Vietnam and Australia, and recorded five CDs for Gramavision, hat Art and Ramboy.

Nowadays he is frequently heard with tenor saxophonist Tobias Delius's quartet and in a trio with pianist/keyboardist Cor Fuhler and bassist Wilbert de Joode, and he still collaborates occasionally with jazz luminaries such as Johnny Griffin, Von Freeman and Ray Anderson.

A conspicuous feature of Bennink's musical life since the 1960s is the spontaneous duo concert with musicians of many nationalities and musical inclinations; in the '90s he recorded in duo with among others pianists Mengelberg, Irene Schweizer and Myra Melford, guitarist Eugene Chadbourne, trumpeter Dave Douglas and tenor saxophonist Ellery Eskelin. Since 2008 Bennink has his own Han Bennink Trio with Joachim Badenhorst on clarinet and Simon Toldam on piano.

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A comprehensive biography of Han Bennink was published in November 2009 by Thomas Rap Publishers in Amsterdam. It is written by Erik van den Berg, and includes 16 pages of photographs and a CD with unpublished recordings of Han Bennink with a.o. his father Rein Bennink on clarinet (1955), Piet Noordijk (1966), Sonny Rollins (1967), Misha Mengelberg (1978) and Art Hodes (1983).

Erik van den Berg: Han Bennink – De wereld als trommel.
Thomas Rap; 240 pages; € 19,90 (includes cd).
ISBN 978 90 6005 671 4.
www.thomasrap.nl
Han's output on CD and LP is as voluminous as one would expect given a recording career of more than 50 years. Peter Stubley's excellent Han Bennink page over at European Free Improvisation has the most complete discography we've seen on the net.
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Nice one ro, there's a Spacemen connection with that one too obviously!
I really enjoyed the Six Organs set, it's wet the appetite for the new record. What did you think? It seemed largely improvised but sections sounded like what people gave been describing the new record as.
He started with a harmonium drone and loops which then morphed into backings for both acoustic and electric guitar. Was nice to zone out to.
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yes, it was nice to zone out to, wasn’t it? I loved the harmonium.


Here’s a free live stream from X from San Francisco on the 25th:
https://www.sterngrove.org/
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keiji hano, jim o’rourke, oren ambarchi
16 september 8pm EDT

https://fb.me/e/2sCPdt2oq
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:mrgreen:
ro wrote: Sun Sep 12, 2021 10:50 pm keiji hano, jim o’rourke, oren ambarchi
16 september 8pm EDT

https://fb.me/e/2sCPdt2oq
Cheers ro, will try and catch this. Really enjoy the series of records by this trio
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Max Richter - RECOMPOSED Hamburg 8 September
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