CTM 2014 / Dis Continuity

The Inheritors James Holden - live / Hobocombo


ca. 120 min with intervals

Italian experimentalists Hobocombo and self-described techno shaman James Holden share an interest in transgressive, transportative, and experimental new terrains in contemporary dance music.

Hobocombo originated as a tribute to Louis Thomas Hardin, alias Moondog, an eccentric American composer active in New York in the 1950s and 60s, who anticipated the minimalist tendencies later popularized by Philip Glass and Steve Reich, among others.

The trio perform preceding a live AV set from Border Community label head James Holden, whose unbound approach is perhaps best exemplified in his critically lauded 2013 full length, The Inheritors: a sprawling, occasionally cacophonous divination of hidden, primordial, and wild places counterposed against a techno schema and suggesting the influences of ceilidh music and krautrock, psychedelia and pentatonic folk scales, pastoral minimalism and pagan rituals. Joining Holden will be Zombie Zombie’s Etienne Jaumet on saxophone and Tom Page on drums.

Gefördert aus Mitteln des Hauptstadtkulturfonds, der Initiative Musik, des Beauftragten des Bundes für Kultur und Medien, des Deutschen Musikrates und des Kulturprogramms der Europäischen Union. In Zusammenarbeit mit HAU Hebbel am Ufer, transmediale, Kulturprojekte Berlin, ECAS – European Cities of Advanced Sound, KIASMA – Museum für zeitgenössische Kunst in Helsinki, INA – GRM, EMS Stockholm, Institut für Sonologie am königlichen Konservatorium Den Haag und Dock Berlin.


  • Past
    Wed 29.1.2014, 19:30 / HAU1


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