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Concert: Odwalla 1221/Sadaf/Alex Cunningham/Twin Jude

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Odwalla 1221 (LA) -

ODWALLA1221 is Chloe Maratta and Flannery Silva, a musical duo formed in 2013 in Baltimore, MD. After spending two years playing shows throughout the country and recording three albums, the two moved to Los Angeles in 2015 where they continue to play live shows and tour the U.S. Their discography includes: Future Butterfly in 2014 on D.A. Spunt Company (No Age's Dean Spunt's label), Lily 23 in 2014 on VR, Earth Flirt in 2015 on Ooga Booga, and most recently, Fawns Are Dirty / Purr Hi in 2016 on Thunderzone w/ a B-Side remix by Lil Ugly Mane.

Odwalla1221's sound is built from a shared language library of samples, looping vocals, and electronic drums. Part collage band, Odwalla pieces together amorphous textures, feedback loops, obscure samples and dissonance to create a raw and guttural energy in the music. At the heart of the duo is Chloe & Flannery's friendship, which translates through the duo to create intimate and charged lyrics to their songs - or, if you look at them another way, poems to the music.

Sadaf (NYC) -

SADAF is an Iranian born, NYC based multi-media artist. She writes, produces, sings, plays violin and oversees all creative control of her artwork, from cover art to photos and videos. SADAF is releasing her debut EP - SHELL - on August 8, which explores a young cineaste's failed script and discombobulated thought process. Her music and has appeared in Pitchfork, Vogue, Dazed, i-D, Fader and other. She has presented work at MoMa PS1 Warmup, Moma PS1 Sunday sessions, the 9th Berlin Biennale, Performa and Issue Project Room and is currently at an artist residency in Yale Union in Portland.

https://sadaf.bandcamp.com/

Alex Cunningham (STL) -

Alex Cunningham is a violinist from St. Louis, Missouri. He performs in the free improvisation unit Vernacular String Trio, the math/noise rock group Hardbody, and in various improvised collaborative and solo settings. His most recent solo album, “Ache,” consists of a single, partially-composed piece for amplified violin. “Ache” draws on elements of minimalist composition, drone, and noise, maintaining a continuous path of swelling sound.

https://personalarchives.bandcamp.com/album/ache

Twin Jude (DC) - interdisciplinary empress

Tunes between sets & throughout the night provided by a mystery DJ TBA!!!

Music will start promptly at 8:00PM

Rhizome DC | 8-11pm | $10 Suggested Donation