Second Sundays: Streamcast & Open House, October 2014
Clocktower Radio joins in the monthly Pioneer Works open house festivities with a reception in our studios as we record artist interviews and stream the performances live for the October 2014 edition. Plus....
Free, Live Music, Open Studios, Exhibitions & Food featuring artists in residence: Young New Yorkers, Robyn Hasty, David Horowitz, Emily Spivak, and the exhibition THE OLDEST LIVING THINGS IN THE WORLD, photographs by Rachel Sussman.
This event, along with all performances and interviews captured during the Second Sundays events, will be archived for on demand listening on the Clocktower's Pioneer Works Radio Channel.
With performances (streamed live on Clocktower Radio) by:
CUDDLE MAGIC: Chamber Pop band Cuddle Magic uses a quirky blend of instruments to create complex arrangements of deceptively simple folk melodies with perpetually shifting rhythms. In spite of the ensemble’s large size and wide-ranging instrumentation, their music is spacious and accessible. Subtle vocal interplay, inventive orchestration, and wry and surreal lyrics combine to create music at once dreamlike and powerfully direct. Their latest album featured their collaboration with acclaimed toy pianist Phyllis Chen.
BROOKLYN QAWWALI PARTY: Inspired by recordings of the late great Sufi singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Brook Martinez founded Brook’s Qawwali Party in 2004 as an experiment. What would happen if New York jazz musicians were to play and improvise around the melodies of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan? From this idea, Brooklyn Qawwali Party was born. BQP consists of five horns, three percussionists, guitar, acoustic bass and harmonium. The exuberant sound of BQP has been enthusiastically welcome across the globe.
SECOND SUNDAYS is a monthly series of open studios, live music, and site-specific interventions presented by Pioneer Works the second Sunday of every month. The series showcases artists in residence along with musical performances and DJs, curated by Olivier Conan.