Posted in dance | music | tour dates | video on May 15, 2008

Ben Neil"BEN NEILL is a composer, performer, and inventor of the mutantrumpet, a hybrid electro-acoustic instrument. Through his use of interactive computer technologies, Neill creates a unique musical and visual experience, melding the worlds of electronic music, jazz, pop culture and visual media." [Ben Neil]

"Ben is the curator of the River to River Festival at World Financial Center this summer. This series of 5 free concerts focuses on leading artists in the field of electronic music, including Ulrich Schnauss, Fennesz/Sakamoto, FourTet and Steve Reid, Nicolas Collins, Dorit Chrysler, Kode 9, Dubwar and Johann Johannsson. See full schedule here" [Ben Neil]

Info on a show Ben is playing himself, as well as a Kieren Hebden (FourTet) and Steve Reid video, below....

Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid - 'Brain'

Ben's own show....

ben neill and bill jones at monkeytown
future dub jazz w/ sci-fi noir video played live on the mutantrumpet

saturday, may 31 at 8PM (reservations recommended)
58 north 3 street (btw wythe and kent)
williamsburg, brooklyn - 718 384 1369 - http://www.monkeytownhq.com/
$5/$10 minimum - monkeytown has a full dinner menu

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Comments (3)

Wow! Great line-up!

Posted by Anonymous | May 15, 2008 11:47 PM

it really is. he did a great job.

Posted by Anonymous | May 16, 2008 10:54 AM

only problem here is the palm trees obscure just about every possible sight line unless you sit up front, which they reserve for vips.

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2008 8:49 AM

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