Ralph White Winter Tour 2017

01.14 Sa Austin, TX @ Cheer Up Charlie’s
01.15 Su Marfa, TX @ Lost Horse Saloon
01.16 M Las Cruces, NM @ Camp the Farm
01.17 Tu Tucson, AZ @ Exploded View Gallery
01.18 W Phoenix, AZ @ Trunk Space
01.19 Th Joshua Tree, CA @ Frontier Cafe
01.20 F Oceanside, CA @ Pour House
01.22 Su Santa Barbara, CA @ House show
01.24 Tu San Francisco, CA @ Hotel Utah Saloon
01.26 Th Cottage Grove, OR @ Axe & Fiddle
01.27 F Salem, OR @ The Space
01.30 M Portland, OR @ Turn Turn Turn
01.31 Tu Olympia, WA @ Le Voyeur
02.03 F Port Townsend, WA @ Discovery Bay Detour
02.04 Sa Port Townsend, WA @ Uptown Pub
02.05 Su Seattle, WA @ Gallery 1412
02.07 Tu Eugene, OR @ Old Nick’s Pub
02.10 F Arcata, CA @ Richard’s Goat Tavern
02.14 Tu Claremont, CA @ SPACE Gallery
02.18 Sa Madrid, NM @ Mineshaft Tavern

Dead Tenants/Drome winter tour 2017

Dead Tenants and Drome are on the road together this winter. check it out:

1/6 – Metro Gallery (Baltimore, MD) with Multicult, Soft Moss

1/7 – Purple Polilla (Knoxville, TN) with Rat Punch, Suzy Homemaker, The Appetites

1/8 – House Show (Little Rock, AR) with Junkbomb, A Scrips

1/9 – Steampress and a House Show (Lafayette, LA)

1/10 – The Earl (Atlanta, GA) with Big Ded, Tankorean

1/11 – Test Pattern (Winston-Salem, NC) with Ozone Jones, power-take-off

1/12 – Gallery 5 (Richmond, VA) with Prayer Group

1/13 – Beer and Peanut Butter Sandwiches

1/14 – Ridgewood, Queens, NY – The Footlight with Weeping Icon, Law$uits

Austin Cultural Exchange Presents Nate Wooley & Ken Vandermark

Austin Cultural Exchange, in collaboration with Sound American and Astral Spirits, presents a two-night event with Nate Wooley & Ken Vandermark. The first night will be Wooley interviewing Vandermark for Sound American; the second night will be a concert of Wooley & Vandermark, both playing solo sets and then as a duo.

The two-night event is also a release show for Sound American’s first book of back issues as well as the release of a companion cassette, via Astral Spirits – one side is a trio recording by Philip White/Chris Pitsiokos/C. Spencer Yeh doing a version of Cardew’s “Treatise”. Side B is Nate Wooley interviewing music researcher Ian Nagoski (Canary Records).

interview night:
Wednesday, 4 January at The Museum of Human Achievement
7:00 – 10:30 PM
free; all ages

concert night:
Thursday, 5 January at The Museum of Human Achievement
7:00 – 10:30 PM
$5-15 (pay-what-you-can scale)

Nate Wooley is a trumpeter in the jazz, improv, noise and new music scenes, performing solo and with a wide number & variety of collaborators including Ken Vandermark, Anthony Braxton, John Zorn, Evan Parker, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, Fred Frith, Chris Corsano and Peter Evans. Wooley is considered to be on the leading edge of redefining the limits & sounds of the trumpet, transforming & extending the vocabulary & reach of the instrument, a fact cited by critics & peers alike.
Wooley is the the curator of the Database of Recorded American Music and the editor-in-chief of their online quarterly journal Sound American.

Ken Vandermark, a MacArthur Fellow (1999), is one of the best saxophone & clarinet players playing right now in any genre. As leader or a member, Vandermark has been part of many groups such as The Vandermark 5 (with Jeb Bishop, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Kent Kessler, Dave Rempis), Spaceways Inc. (with Hamid Drake, Nate McBride), Free Fall Trio (with Ingebrigt Håker Flaten & Håvard Wiik), Flying Luttenbachers (with Weasel Walter) and NRG Ensemble, playing in a wide range of genres, namely jazz, free improvisation, funk, rock n roll, noise, et al. A gifted arranger & improviser, Vandermark proves, like his frequent collaborator Nate Wooley on trumpet, that there is still much to be heard & gained from the saxophone & clarinet.

Sound American: http://soundamerican.org/

Database of Recorded American Music: http://www.dramonline.org/

Astral Spirits: http://monofonuspress.com/astral-spirits

Canary Records: http://canaryrecords.tumblr.com/

ACE is a monthly collaborative series at the The Museum of Human Achievement with an emphasis on community, learning, eclecticism and fun. for more information about ACE, please go to http://austinculturalexchange.tumblr.com/

poster by Kelsey Jenkinson

New Berlin debut LP and record release show

New Berlin‘s debut LP, “Basic Function,” now available for order at our online store or digitally via iTunes, GooglePlay and other outlets including Spotify.

You may also get a copy from them in person at their record release show in Austin TX at Shirley’s Temple on Saturday, 17 December with Bum Out, Ichi Ni San Shi, Strange Squares (members of Nameless Frames, Manikin, Simple Circuit, et al), Bum Out, Dull, Little Failures. (FB event page)