Moondance Afrofuturism Event @ MoMA PS1 Photo Recap

shockleewebpic_moondancemainWe had an amazing time this past Sunday at the MoonDance event – an afrofuturism experience and meeting of the minds held at MoMA PS1.

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[NYC] Sunday April 13th: MoonDance – Afrofuturism Event Featuring Hank Shocklee At MoMA PS1

shockleewebpic_moondancemomaeventGet your tickets now for MoonDance, A Night in the AfroFuture. Part of the Sunday Sessions in the dome at MoMA PS1 in Queens, NYC.

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Project Bootleg Wants You To Dance On Their Empty Vinyls

shockleewebpic_projectbootlegWhat if you could listen to what a club crowd stamping their feet and dancing on the floor all night sounds like? Well luckily for you, someone beat you to it.

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[Philly] Sat. November 9th: Bring The Noise – A Conversation Around Afrofuturism & The Art Of Noise Manifesto

shockleewebpic_BTNphillyOn November 9, 2013 < fidget >‘s Fourth Annual Fall Experimental Music Festival presents Bring the Noise: a conversation around Afrofuturism & The Art of Noise Manifesto. The event curated by King Britt and moderated by Peter Price will feature our own Hank Shocklee. Bring the Noise will provide a platform for the investigation of the current state of afrofuturist philosophy and aesthetics of experimental music.

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We Don’t Care About Music Anyway…Tokyo’s Avant-Garde Music Scene

From radical turntablism [Otomo Yoshihide] to laptop music innovation [Numb], via classical instrument hijacking [Sakamoto Hiromichi], Tokyo’s avant-garde music scene is internationally known for its boldness.

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► Spinachprince – Executive EP

Spinachprince is a trio of producers headed up by main composer Elliot Ross on synths, piano and guitar, alongside Thomas Faulds on machines and Charles Gorczynski on woodwinds.

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Karlheinz Stockhausen On Music & Human Evolution

What does our current music culture say about the state of human evolution? According to German composer and philosopher Karlheinz Stockhausen, [1928-2007] the two are more closely connected than we may think.

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▶ Prince Rama – Trust Now: Mystic Psych Music, Brooklyn Style

A sister duo, Taraka and Nimai Larson, raised as Hare Krishnas, now based in Brooklyn. The songs were recorded in a 19th century church with Scott Colburn [Sun City Girls, Animal Collective, Arcade Fire]. And that’s all you really need to know.

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Take A Listen To Shabazz Palaces – Black Up

Turn the bass up and feel this, this is not one to listen to.

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