It must have been something like this in the good old days. After forty-odd years, the Joshua Light Show, a psychedelic extravaganza, returned for a week-long residency at the Abrons Art Center. BOMBlog’s John Ruscher was in attendance as bands like MV+EE, Woods, Oneida and the Silver Apples flashed back in front of the Light Show’s gorgeous, shifting backdrops. PLUS: A video from itsnotyouitsme’s performance.
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Dressed in Dalmatian-spotted pajamas, Baby Dee was perched on stage between a harp and a piano and surrounded by a six-piece ensemble. For anyone unfamiliar with Dee and her work, it might be an odd sight, this grown-up baby flanked by something approaching a chamber orchestra. But in Baby Dee’s world it makes perfect sense.
In No Such Thing as Silence: John Cage’s 4’33”, Kyle Gann tackles the experimental composer’s infamous “silent piece” with superb knowledge and skill. Gann happily answered my inquiries via email from Belgrade. Read on…
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