Posts Tagged ‘Albany Sonic Arts’

Be Here Now: Pine Smoke Lodge @ Upstate Artists Guild, 5/29/10

Friday, May 28th, 2010

The next performance from the fine folks at the Albany Sonic Arts Collective takes over the Upstate Artists Guild in Albany at 8pm on Saturday. Suggested donation is $5 at the door.

Bring your adventurous heart and your open ears. Here’s who you’ll hear:

Pine Smoke Lodge (Matt McKeever and Hillary Dickerson from Portland, Maine) – mysterious psychedelic drone masters

Cruudeuces (Nate Brennan from North Adams) – organic improvisations

Grab Ass Cowboys – Albany’s own noise makers

Jefferson Pitcher – guitarist extraordinaire from Troy

The performance will be Pitcher’s farewell show, as he’s relocating to the Great White North. Come on down and wish him well.


Be Here Now: Ben Miller/Doug Van Nort Duo @ Upstate Artists Guild, 5/1/10

Friday, April 30th, 2010

The Albany Sonic Arts Collective is presenting the next in its series of adventurous new music concerts at the Upstate Artists Guild in Albany at 8pm on Saturday.

It’s a triple-bill featuring the Ben Miller/Doug Van Nort Duo (on multiphonic guitar and laptop), the Holyoke-based trio Barn Owl (featuring guitarist Chris Cooper, bassist Andy Crespo and percussionist Matt Weston) and Saratoga Springs’ own soundscapers Shape Shifting Shepherds.

Ben Miller was a member of legendary Michigan anti-rock proto-punks Destroy All Monsters, which also featured ex-MC5 bassist Michael Davis and ex-Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton.

There is a $5.00 suggested donation for the performance.

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