James Moore, Electric guitar (Alarm Will Sound, NYC)
Will Dutta Piano & Electronics (Chimera Productions)
Partial Gathering Cello & Laptop
Resident DJs: Gabriel Prokofiev and Richard Lannoy
THIS MONTH NonClassical welcomes from Brooklyn NYC, James Moore, versatile guitarist with seminal NYC band Alarm Will Sound and electric guitar quartet Dither among other projects. We have the ever-intruiging developments of piano and electronics from Will Dutta fresh from striking recent collaborations with electronic artists Plaid and Scanner. Completing the line-up is Partial Gathering comprising composer Ruaidhri Mannion & cellist Corentin Chassard, described as: "engaging electronic beats fused with volatile string textures, Partial Gathering make musical paint and throw it around with reckless abandon".
James Moore is a versatile guitarist from San Franciso Bay currently residing in Brooklyn NYC who healthily defies catagory. Performing on a wide variety of acoustic and electric guitars, banjos, ukulele, Bouzouki, and home-made. In addition to work with his electric guitar quartet Dither gaining international recognition for precision playing and creative programming, he can be found playing with the likes of Alarm Will Sound, Bang on A Can, as well as performing works by the likes of Fred Frith Michael Gordon, and Christian Marclay. At Nonclassical he will be presenting two amplified banjo compositions: "Like a Prayer Remix" by Matt Marks, and "Limerence" by Paula Matthusen. More info: jamesmooreguitar.com
Will Dutta, pianist, collaborator and Creative Producer of Chimera Productions, is noted for his unique and intelligent programming skills: connecting the dots between modern dance music and classical, contemporary and experimental art music. Recent highlights include performances at Kings Place and Ether 10 at the Southbank Centre and co-productions with BFI Southbank and Tate Britain. Will curates the Blank Canvas series and is also Executive Producer of the award-winning album, Gabriel Prokofiev’s Concerto for Turntables & Orchestra as performed by Heritage Orchestra featuring DJ Yoda (Nonclassical Recordings 2009).
Formed in late 2009, Partial Gathering is the avant-garde Cello and Electronics duo of composer, Ruaidhri Mannion, and cellist, Corentin Chassard. They have performed at London's National Portrait Gallery, alongside The Oubliette art collective at their exhibition Home Is Where Your Art Is in Mayfair,at Strung Out in association with Music Orbit, an event curated by renowned cellist Gabriella Swallow, and at the Vibe Bar. Partial Gathering will be performing live later this year for Resonance FM-Rockfort.
Live performances from 9pm and DJ sets from resident DJs Gabriel Prokofiev and Richard Lannoy throughout the night mixing contemporary classical, genre-busting remixes from the Nonclassical label and beyond.