Feast In The East 6 Year Anniversary!
FEAST IN THE EAST is a monthly east end music, food & installation series.
This month features a free BBQ Carrot & Onion Sliders by Tara Rose O'Shaughnessy Niewiadomski & Keithen Codner
Toronto freak electronic pop super group featuring 1/2 of Hooded Fang. Electronic beats and a mash up of sound effects provide a back drop for mutated vocals dripping with reverb and mixed into the atmosphere. Synth tones & drum machines dance with dog barks & bird chirps. Synth tones like SNES games pulse under smooth pop vocals and borrowed hip hop styles. Phedre navigates through the world of avant dance pop bouncing with nostalgia and lo-fi rock attitudes turned electronic. Drum machines like hand claps. Oscillators like UFOS. Good one buds!
Toronto kraut synth smooth mover, creates psychedelic dreamscape music. The vacation soundtrack for a tropical resort on mars. Flowering synth tones glisten endlessly as tinkering electronic drum movements get buried in the spectral glow of oscillating effected guitar notes. Lie the interior of a large gem, sounds reflect and reverberate in slow motion and new notes wade through the fog of frequencies.
JAIMIE BRANCH QUARTET https://jaimiebranch.wordpress.com
Chicago/NYC trumpeter Jaimie Branch arrives in Toronto hot off the heals of her new record "Fly or Die" with a quartet featuring percussionist Chad Taylor Chicago Underground Duo, bassist Jason Ajemian, and cellist Tomeka Reid. Branch's compositions shift between meandering improvised passages and swinging avant jazz break outs. Her quartet moves like a bramble rolling down a hill, twisting & turning in constant motion. As Taylor & Ajemian hold down the rhythmic fort, Branch's laid back horn solos navigate playfully through Reid's bowed arobics. Though Branch has been an active member of both Chiacgo & New York's jazz scenes for years, this record sees her voice solidify as a strong force in comtemorary jazz & beyond. For the heads!
TENDERNESS BRODIE WEST'S SAX QUARTET http://tendernessmusic.com/
Toronto avant pop songstress Chrissy Reichert teams up with Brodie West's Sax Quartet to re-imagine her emotional dance avant bangers. Dance club bass meets West's smooth sax gone bad arrangements. Chrissy's voice floats over this drawn out beat therapy like a wisp of wind. Free from any trappings, her voice is almost lighter than air. It morphs to take on many forms, as malleable as the instrumentation below her. Another not to miss avant hit parade!
FAKE HUMANS http://mechanicalforestsound.blogspot.ca/2016/03/recording-fake-humans.html
Colin Fisher Not The Wind, Not The Flag, etc & Carl Didur Zacht Automaat team up for what sounds like some haunting 1970's film score, to a movie set in space, where all the main characters are pretty much trapped up there & are just waiting to die, but are doing so in a very relaxed & peaceful way. Swinging in a lackadaisical manner, Fake Humans pull obvious influence from Alice Coltrane. A spiritual calm embs through their psych laced compositions.
Environs by Zoe Solomon, Ted Gudlat http://tedgudlat.tumblr.com, and Brett Zadravetz http://zag.format.com
$10 Adv at Circus Books and Music, Cask Music, Soundscapes and Rotate This.
$12 at the door
FREE dinner with adv. ticket!