February 23, 2012

So Percussion featuring M.C. Schmidt and Dan Deacon in Toronto “the Good”

Martin joins So Percussion for their truly staggering performance stride across the landscape of John Cage’s (shockingly groovy) percussion work, and not-necessarily percussive work…sometimes simultaneously, sometimes not. Really, these guys show their frightening level of skill here…don’t miss it. Here’s the text stolen from Toronto Arts Online:

A celebration of John Cage’s 100th birthday with striking textures from vibraphones, drums, aluminum space blankets, tin cans, synthesizers, laptops, and, of course, an amplified cactus! Program includes John Cage’s Credo in US, Imaginary Landscape #1, the controversial 4’33’’ and a world premiere by turntable composer Nicole Lizée (Canada) featuring special guests M.C.  Schmidt, from Matmos, and electronica musician Dan Deacon.

For tickets call 416.408.0208 or visit
Mar 2, 2012
At: Koerner Hall – Telus Centre for Performing Arts, 273 Bloor Street West, Toronto
Playing: Friday
Times: 8pm
Getting there: Take subway to St. George station. Cross the street and walk east a block to the Telus Centre for the Performing Arts. Located on the south side of Bloor St.

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