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Envisioning Abstraction: the Duality of FluiD


Friday, July 31, 2009

Brooklyn de-constructs Chicago

This past June I played host (along with Metal Shaker) to two of New York's more experimental artists, Post Abortion Stress and Zilmrah /O\.

Post Abortion Stress is a duo consisting of Robert L. Pepper and Amber Brien. Their soundscapes were simply stunning. I have never heard anyone "use" sound they way they did. It was one of the most engrossing performances I have seen/heard.

From Post Abortion Stress -

"The whole point of being an artist can be summed up into one two-letter word, “DO.” It doesn’t matter how successful you are, how many people know, it is based on life experience of creating in some form or another".

Zilmrah /O\ is the solo project of visual artist/musician Lawry Romani. Sonically inhabiting a world all is own, Lawry produces some of the most unique and adventurous "electronic" music.

From Zilmrah /O\ -

"A giant Totenkopf wrecking ball swinging the gauntlet of human emotions through the delicate baron wasteland of all things not I. "

For video of the show -

I really want to thank both PAS and Zilmrah /O\ for coming to Chicago. It was a night I won't soon forget....

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