Majical Cloudz at Pitchfork Festival 2014 (more by James Richards IV)
The full lineup for Hudson, NY's two-day Basilica Sound Scape (9/12-13) has now been announced. Joining the lineup of Swans, Deafheaven, White Lung, Julia Holter, Tim Hecker and more will be Majical Cloudz, Eleanor Friedberger, British folk veteran Michael Chapman, Torn Hawk, Lower Dens' Jana Hunter, Gang Gang Dance's Brian Degraw, Gold Dime with Andrya Ambro (Talk Normal) and more. Full lineup and more details, via Pitchfork who were involved in organizing the fest, below.
Additionally, the Scott Walker / Sunn O))) album that comes out ten days after Basilica will be played in full every hour from 2-9 PM on Saturday at Future Past Studio, which is located near Basilica.
For Majical Cloudz, this festival happens right before their tour with Lorde hits NYC for three dates.
Tickets for the festival are still available. More details below...
Basilica Sound Scape 2014
Today we're excited to announce several additions to the BasilicaSoundScape program. On Friday night, September 12, Leg UP! will present a showcase. Seminal British folk guitarist Michael Chapman will perform and video statements from artist and musician Torn Hawk (Luke Wyatt) will be shown in the north hall.
They join a lineup featuring Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry, who will perform material from his solo album Music for Heart and Breath backed by yMusic, plus Tim Hecker, Julia Holter, Endless Boogie, and Gamelan Dharma Swara orchestra.
The next night, Pitchfork's Show No Mercy will present its showcase. It will feature Swans, Deafheaven, White Lung, Emily Reo, and Guardian Alien (whose drummer, Liturgy's Greg Fox, will also play additional solo sets). It will also feature readings from White Lung's Mish Way, Perfect Pussy frontwoman Meredith Graves, and L.A. poet Mira Gonzalez.
Both Saturday and Sunday, Dan Seward (aka Bunnybrains) will curate the Bunnybrains Fire Sale. The shop will host "Examine your Vitamins!", an "onsite re-occurrence of non specific values" curated by Seward. It will feature readings, performances, and installation programs from Majical Cloudz, Eleanor Friedberger, Gerard Malanga (The Factory), Thor Harris (Swans), Brian Degraw (Gang Gang Dance), Jana Hunter, Gold Dime with Andrya Ambro (Talk Normal), Ryan Trecartin, Lizzie Fitch, Jim Krewson, and more.
Additionally, acclaimed visual artist Sterling Ruby will create large-scale quilt-like flags as backdrops for the main stage. Ruby's flags are sewn together from black and blue bleached denim and dyed canvas in shades of acid orange, yellows, purples and reds.
Every hour from 2-9 p.m. on Saturday at Future Past Studio, a former church that's located near Basilica, you can preview the upcoming collaborative album between Scott Walker and Sunn O))), Soused. The album will be played in full each hour.
The official BasilicaSoundScape After Parties will take place at the Half Moon Bar on Friday and Saturday nights. They will feature DJ sets from Blazer SS, Soft Pink Truth (aka Matmos' Drew Daniel), and T. Cole Rachel and Josh Sanchez of NYC's only gay metal DJ night, Rainbow in the Dark.