Mixology Festival 2018: Circuit Breakers: Jantar // GAIAMAMOO
Reflective and raucous, from Bushwick to Toyko. The final night of Mixology Festival 2018: Circuit Breakers showcases Japanese duo GAIAMAMOO playing textured, noisy improvised music accompanied by video projections of Japanese Noh by Hiroshi Mehata, a.k.a. Mehata Sentimental Legend. The duo focuses on the intersection of sight & image, demonstrated by improvised sounds and abstract visual patterns. Afterwards, Bushwick collective Jantar performs Others, Who Will Follow Us, a new work consisting of video elements and improvised acoustic and electronic instruments in various combinations.
Shogo Haraguchi – Fretless Bass, Pedals, iPad
Mehata Sentimental Legend – Vocal, Pedals, Kaoss Pad
Ryan Jahn – Singing Bowls, Harmonium
Tianna Kennedy – Cello
Chad Laird – Guitar, Electronics
Kirsten Nordine – Keyboard
Ted Robinson – Clarinet, Electronics
Kelly Rudman – Percussion, Electronics
Mixology Festival 2018: Circuit Breakers presents four evenings and seven musical artists and ensembles who bend, blend, and extend electronic instruments and tools toward new realms of creative communication. Surreal songs, ritual roustings, radiophonic phenomena, and a multimedia mélange will incite, inspire, and inhabit. Active for over 25 years, Roulette’s Mixology Festival celebrates new and unusual uses of technology in music and the media arts. Primarily a snapshot of current activity, Mixology strives to reflect both the history and trends of innovation that impact the Zeitgeist.