Saturday, April 17, 2010

Not another guitar on the table video...

It's a string of pedals on the table (and one lamp) ("Rampu"!) on the table video.
Alan Licht (in Mulhouse, France?):

Like watching paint dry.

Interdisciplinary at THE BONNINGTON with Steve Beresford [electronics, etc.], Tom Chant [soprano saxophone] and Marcus Heesch [eggtempera] - filmed by Chikae Tomiyama and Richard H. Parry.

Live in London, 08/18/03

trumpeter Axel Doerner and trombonist Toshihiro Koike
painter Marcus Heesch
Realtime improvisation at David Adam's atelier in Berlin, 03/09/04

Friday, April 16, 2010

Guitar is the new drum...

as James Brown or Lydia Lunch might say. Weasel Walter in some recent appearances:

Reuben Radding-bass
Daniel Carter and Aram Shelton-reeds
At Goodbye Blue Monday, 03/21/10

Cellular Chaos, Silent Barn, Queens, 04/08/10
Ceci Moss-bass
Marc Edwards-drums

Michael Forbes, Andrew Scott Young, Weasel Walter @ Death By Audio, BKLN, 04/11/10

Weasel Walter / Sheik Anorak / Mario Rechtern Trio - live Hamburg, 04/19/10
Shot by elkessommer

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

My money, such as it is, i.e., not much, is on the black...

Roulette, a performance space in NYC, specifically Manhattan (and that's becoming a rarity, with most of the action now taking place in Brooklyn, and probably eventually in Queens, Staten Island, or Yonkers...and doesn't that just roll off the tongue) has put up some interesting video tidbits on Vimeo. I suggest you watch these while downing a bottle of Vitameatavegamin:

Roulette TV: MARY HALVORSON from Roulette Intermedium on Vimeo.


Jon Irabagon- alto saxophone
Jonathan Finlayson- trumpet
Mary Halvorson- guitar
John H├ębert- bass
Ches Smith- drums

Roulette TV: DARIUS JONES from Roulette Intermedium on Vimeo.


Lisle Ellis: Bass
Angelica Sanchez: Piano and Wurlitzer
Jason Nazary: Drums
Darius Jones: Alto Sax and Composition

Mr. Jones was just in town (CLE) with his collaborative combo Little Women, a gig to be treasured by all who were there...

Oh yeah, and click on the header to be taken to an hour of Henry Threadgill, commissioned by Roulette with funds by the Baisley Powell Elebash Trust.



Travis LaPlante, the tenor player in Little Women, shown here not at Roulette, but at 751 Bushwick Avenue in Brooklyn, 03/31/10...apparently shot by Michael Snow on a balance board.

Two Views of Mats at Oto

Is that a tongue-twister?

Mats Gustafsson, Phil Minton, John Russell @ Cafe Oto, London, 04/10/10
Shot by Shuffleboil...

Shot by Helentonic