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Concert Mon Oct 11 2010

Lampo's Fall 2010 Season begins this Saturday

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Lampo is back for its Fall 2010 season with four more programs of experimental music and conceptual sound. If there is any through-line to the shows in this season's program, it seems to be creative uses of low-tech machinery, hand-built equipment, creatively incorrect uses of unstable machinery, and big effects coaxed out of the simplest of electronic gadgets. In a day and age when the term '8-bit' is tossed around as an intentionally archaic fidelity/medium, who can even wrap their brains around a '1-Bit Symphony"?

Three of the four events take place at the Graham Foundation's Madlener Center (4 W. Burton Pl.), while the fourth is held at Columbia College (906 S. Wabash, Room 214). Graham Foundation events are free, but require pre-registration; the Columbia College event is $10. All events begin at 8 p.m.

Here's the schedule:

October 16: "1-Bit Symphony"; ultra-crude 'binary-fi' electronics with Tristan Perich at Graham Foundation (RSVP here)
November 6: Audio installation and video art conflagrations featuring Gert-Jan Prins and Bas Van Koolwjik at Graham Foundation (RSVP here)
November 19: Circuit-bent 16mm projectors and screen-mounted light-sensitive electronics from Joe Grimm at Columbia
December 4: Furious VHS-damaged audio mayhem from LoVid at Graham Foundation (RSVP here)

Keep reading Transmission for more detailed event info on all four performances.

 
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