When: February 19, 8:00pm
Where: Film Studies Center, Cobb 306
Pictures and Sounds, the annual multimedia showcase hosted by WHPK and the Film Studies Center, presents re-imagined and improvised soundtracks to new video work and classics of silent, experimental, and outsider film.
Second Family Band (Madison) â€“ The prolific Madison-based free playing collective spun from the roots of the Davenport Family Band reappears live after a long period of hermeticism. Through their tireless organic rites they continue to expand the boundaries of the American psych/folk/drone phantasm.
Frank Rosaly (Chicago) â€“ A fixture of the Chicago free/avant jazz community, Frank Rosaly has honed his percussive craft in dozens of formal groups and ad hoc ensembles featuring a host of Chicago luminaries and icons like Alvin Lucier and Paul Flaherty. His solo works for electronics and percussion display a dynamic agility crossing the spectrum of free playing. Frank recently scored the independent documentary â€œScrappers.â€
-Frank Rosaly will play to an event exclusive made by filmmaker Derek Welte
Body Morph (Detroit) â€“ Daniel Dlugosielski, through his recordings under the Body Morph alias and his Michigan-based label EXBX, has articulated the unknown territory between avant/jazz-improv and the cassette underground, employing saxes, tapes, and scads of electronic detritus to set it all tumbling into the weird.
Flower Man (Chicago) â€“ Drawing from a tradition of early electronic sound sculpture, library music, and digital synthesis, Chris Bush crafts sonic miniatures of a peerless level of detail and complexity, save perhaps his work as one half of Caboladies.
-Flowerman will play to a special short from Midnight Star Media
Please be punctual as seating is limited.