Mike Majkowski (Dbl.Bassist • Berlin) / Ssbt (Improv • Austin, Tx.)

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Mike Majkowski (Dbl.Bassist • Berlin) / Ssbt (Improv • Austin, Tx.)
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Dreamland says
April 15, 2015
Music 8pm
$10

“stunning and subtle. i don't know many bass players with such a command of extended and alternative techniques.” - arie altena, dnk, amsterdam.
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https://soundcloud.com/astral-spirits-records/gondola-from-neighbouring-objects-by-mike-majkowski-as012
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Mike Majkowski is a double bassist / composer born in Sydney, Australia, 1983. Active in the fields of improvised, composed and exploratory music since 2001. Performs as a soloist + with a number of collaborative projects. Mike is currently exploring the spectral qualities of double bass resonance, examining deliberate frequencies and circumstantial resonance. his music also explores the relationship between physicality and sonority, with the aim of creating a sense of stillness. Mike has been based in Berlin, Germany, since 2011
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https://soundcloud.com/astral-spirits-records/cool-problems-ssbt
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SSBT is an Austin-based electro-acoustic trio razing notions of volume, tempo, and symmetry via dual horns, duel guitars, tape, and percussion. In addition to an April 2014 tour with sound artist John Wiese, the group has played concerts throughout Texas, Louisiana, Mexico City and most recently completed an August 2014 tour of the Northwest US.
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SSBT features No Idea Festival executive director and curator Chris Cogburn on percussion; Steve Jansen – who has collaborated and shared stages with Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, Frank Rosaly, James Fella, and Christina Carter – on guitar, saxophone, and tape manipulation; and Parham Daghighi, an Iranian-American artist who focuses on electric guitar, alto saxophone, and vocal/text work that’s rooted in the Persian language.
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Mike Majkowksi and SSBT are touring in support of new tapes on Austin TX’s excellent Astral Spirits imprint.
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