Tongue Depressor + John Krausbuer, Sonnet/Matsumoto, Gabie Strong

Tongue Depressor (New Haven, CT) + John Krausbuer (Los Angeles, CA)

Tongue Depressor is the duo of Zach Rowden and Henry Birdsey – two quietly prolific artists working in New Haven, CT…Vibrant, sustained tension delicately balances along discordant, iconoclastic visions of a vacant world.

John Krausbauer is a Los Angeles based musician whose music is rooted in immersive long form drones using guitar, violin, synthesizer, and voice.

Caspar Sonnet/Kozue Matsumoto duo (Los Angeles, CA)

Caspar Sonnet (lap-steel dobro) and Kozue Matsumoto (koto) are an acoustic experimental, improvisational duo based in Los Angeles, California. Both artists employ numerous extended techniques exploring an array of sounds and textures heralding modern and early eastern and western folk traditions.

Gabie Strong (Los Angeles, CA)

Gabie Strong is an interdisciplinary artist and educator exploring spatial constructions of drone and decay as a means to improvise new arrangements of self-reflexive meaning. Strong uses sound performance, radio broadcasting, environmental installation, photography and video as a mediums for experimentation.

Doors: 8 PM / Music: 9 PM