24 Hour Drone at Basilica 2018 lineup (Pharmakon, Laraaji, Arone Dyer, more)
Le Guess Who? and Basilica Hudson are once again teaming up to present 24 Hour Drone at Basilica Hudson on April 28 & 29. As always, the event features "an international roster of musicians and sound artists working in experimental, classical, non-western and other musical genres incorporating drone to create a full 24 hours of unbroken sound." Here's this year's initial lineup:
The initial line-up for 24-Hour Drone features many exclusive collaborations. The first confirmed artists are: noise musician Pharmakon; forefather of ambient electronic music and Brian Eno collaborator Laraaji together with Arji OceAnanda; New Castrati; Buke & Gase’s Arone Dyer in collaboration with Dronechoir Syllaba; Sontag Shogun together with scentscape artist Alex Beth Schapiro; Bill Brovold and the Mystical Miniature Orchvestra; harpist Marilu Donovan & bassist Tristan Kasten-Krause; New London Drone Orchestra; Capital Region Celtic Pipe Band; the contemporary Javanese music of Gamelan Kusuma Laras; Hotel Neon; and the Persian traditional crossover sounds of Iranian musician Sabha Sizdahkhani. Queens-based artist Drew Joy will spend a week in residence at Basilica Hudson to create a site-specific piece highlighting the unique textures and reflectivity of the space.
Tickets are on sale now.