Rhizome DC presents a night of electronic and improvised music:
- Jimmy Joe Roche (modular electronics, voice) + Layne Garrett (modified guitar & objects)
- Heejin Jang (max/msp)
- Tom Boram (solo modular electronics)
When: Saturday June 18 - NOTE: 7PM show! (doors at 6:30)
Where: RhizomeDC, 6950 Maple St NW DC
Cost: $10 suggested donation
JImmy Joe Roche (modular electronics, voice) - is an interdisciplinary artist whose work encompasses video, sculpture, and performance. Screenings of his work include the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Boston Institute of Contemporary Art, J. Paul Getty Museum, Rojo@Nova and Museum of the Moving Image. Roche has had five solo exhibitions in New York, Texas, and Colorado. His artwork is in the permanent collection at the Baltimore Museum of Art where he participated in a two-person exhibit with fellow artist Nathaniel Mellors. Roche has created commissioned work for Adult Swim, Dazed and Confused Magazine, Incubate Arts Festival and Harvestworks. He is a member of the High Zero collective and a collaborator with the arts group Whamcity and electronic musician Dan Deacon. (jimmyjoeroche.com)
Layne Garrett is a musician and sound artist based in Washington, DC. He plays guitar non-conventionally both on his own and in the improvising duo W**d Tree (with drummer Amanda Huron). He also works with found objects, found sounds and self-built instruments recorded to cassette tape and layered in real time. He has released several recordings on the DC-based Sockets label and toured North America by Greyhound bus to share his sounds. His recorded music has been appreciated by the likes of Wire, Arthur, and Foxy Digitalis.
Heejin Jang presents a set of improvised computer music. Jang arranges and synthesizes sonic spaces that draw from the everyday and the trivial, re-forming them into phenomenal situations of meditation or digitally induced panic. Jang is a multidisciplinary artist and has lived, exhibited, and performed around the globe. She is currently based in New York. (http://heejinjang.com/)
Tom Boram, aka tom borax, is a musician from baltimore, md. using analogue and digital electronics combined with acoustic instruments and customized interfaces, he pursues an expanding vocabulary of animal sounds, body sounds, household sounds and perforated rhythm.