Hello friends, and welcome to the all-new* Shadowselves newsletter. I put you on this list because I thought you might be interested in hearing updates about the activities of Shadowselves and its founding members, Mike and Linda Aubry Bullock. But if you want off this list, no problem, you can unsubscribe any time. I will keep this mailing list down to a maximum of 2 times a month, quite possibly less than that.
*Touring with Mawja and Keith Rowe, 24-27 October*We are excited to announce a cluster of all-too-rare shows in the northeastern US for the trio Mawja, my trio with Lebanese trumpeter Mazen Kerbaj and Boston cellist Vic Rawlings. Preceding that tour, Mike is playing two shows with veteran British guitarist Keith Rowe, in a quartet with We Love You (Dave Gross - sax, Polly Hanson - percussion and voice).
Mazen Kerbaj: trumpet, objects
Mike Bullock: bass, modular synthesizer
Vic Rawlings: cello, open electronics
Dates (more info TBA on our website):
Thurs 20 Sept - We Love You Keith Rowe at Hampshire College
Fri 21 Sept - We Love You Keith Rowe at Third Life Studio, Somerville, MA
Sun 23 - Rawlings / Bullock duo loft show in NYC
Mon 24 – Philadelphia Sound Forum
@ Vox Populi, 319 N. 11th, 3rd Floor, Philly PA
Tues 25 – Albany Sonic Arts Network, Albany NY
Wed 26 – Flywheel Arts, Easthampton MA
Thurs 27 – Mobius Artists Group, Cambridge MA
*rise set twilight, October 21*
Mike and Linda’s synth and video duo rise set twilight will be playing at O’Brien’s in Allston, MA on 21 October. Also on the bill will be Anduin, Radere, and Pataphor. More info on this will be available on our website when it becomes available, as well as in a later newsletter.
*upcoming Ramekin LP*
Ramekin, a vinyl-only imprint by the always-impressive Sedimental label, will be releasing Mike’s first solo LP, “Figures Without Ground,” sometime this fall. “Figures Without Ground” is the third in a three-part series of releases, which started with “Music for Cinema” (cassette, YDLMIER) and “Mild Disappearances” (CD-R, Songs From Under the Floorboards, an Intransitive imprint). http://www.sedimental.com
*October in France*
October 26-28, Mike will be performing at the Densités Festival in Fresnes-en-Woëvre, France, in a trio with Bertrand Gauguet (saxophone, FR) and Andy Guhl (cracked everyday electronics, CH). http://vudunoeuf.wordpress.com
*International Pancake Film Festival*
Orangecookie Image & Sound, Linda’s stop-motion animation project, is planning to premier a new short at the International Pancake Film Festival. This year’s theme is Haunted House of Pancakes, and if you know Linda at all, you know this is right up her alley. http://internationalpancakefilmfest.tumblr.com
*BSC Cage Song Books*
In December, 8-piece improvising ensemble The BSC will be performing John Cage’s Song Books at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, as part a celebration of Cage’s centenary presented by Bowerbird. http://www.bowerbird.org/newsite/
Thanks for reading and hope to see you around soon.
Mike & Linda
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