Posted in Contests | To Do | dance | music | tour dates on April 23, 2009

by Black Bubblegum

Herren & Lange as Savath Y Savalas
Savth y savalas

Scott Herren, aka Prefuse 73, will headline Brooklyn's Bell House TONIGHT (4/23), one of three upcoming NYC dates for Mr Glitch Hop.

Along for the ride at the Bell House is the duo of Roberto C Lange (collaborator and member of Herren's Savath Y Savalas project) and David Ellis (MoMa featured visual artist), Alexis O'Hara, GOD, Grade 13, Nine 11 Thesaurus, and Tiny Toones. The Bell House show will serve as a launch party for Radio23.org, a streaming audio site that will broadcast the whole thing LIVE. Tickets are still available. We also have two pairs of tickets to give away. Details below.

The second show lined up for Scott Herren will take place at MoMa on May 4th as part of their ongoing MoMA Monday Nights series. Tickets are $10 if you ride your bike to the museum that night or if you are a Flavorpill subscriber. Otherwise it costs $20.

The third, and possibly the biggest, is the NY installation of Barcelona's Sonar festival on May 12th in NYC:

Sonar is organising a day of special concerts and performances in New York in a very unusual venue in the city, the Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC), with a top class line-up that combines multimedia art ideas with experimental electronica and latest generation pop, and which includes... [installations by] both Catalan and American artists... [including] Marcel·lí Antúnez and ReacTable featuring Ikue Mori; the mysterious ambient of Balago; the soundtrack, performed live, by Árbol and Fibla for a film by Taiwan's Tsai Ming-Liang; the extravagant pop of Hidrogenesse; hip-hop in a trio format with the Del Palo Soundsystem; two sets by the Barcelona dj d.a.r.y.l.; the highly unconventional rhythm of the Americans (both ex-residents of Barcelona) DJ/Rupture and Prefuse 73; and visuals by No-Domain.
Free tickets are required, and the jump-off takes place at 8PM to 1AM in the Baryshnikov Arts Center NYC (450 West 37th Street, Suite 501).

You may have recently caught Prefuse 73 spinning some records at Other Music during Record Store Day.

Some videos, and contest details, below...

David Ellis + Roberto Carlos Lange - 8 Million Stories

Prefuse 73 with School of Seven Bells - "The Class of 73 Bells"

if you want a pair of tickets to Prefuse 73 at The Bell House, email BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: Prefuse). Include your first and last name. Winner will be picked at random and contacted ASAP.

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Comments (5)

Why does NYC ignore its own shit but go apeshit for anything foreign? Like we need Barcelona to tell us about music.

I blame the bloggers.

Posted by Anonymous | April 23, 2009 2:20 PM

BV, the contest hotmail address is bouncing! Any other options for free Prefuse tix tonight?

Posted by Evan O'Neil | April 23, 2009 2:22 PM

oops there was a missing letter in the address. It is:

BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM

Posted by brooklynvegan | April 23, 2009 2:25 PM

a poor representation of the music that the festival hosts. anyone that has been to sonar will surely agree...

Posted by Anonymous | April 27, 2009 1:19 AM

Prefuse 73 was GOD AWFUL! One of the worst shows I've ever witnessed in NYC.

Bell House is a great venue though. Can't wait to see a decent show there.

Posted by Anonymous | April 28, 2009 12:53 PM

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