Photos by Ronny Kerr
Bassist, IDM artist, robot programmer, and all-around musical magician Tom Jenkinson is back on tour with his four-piece band, Shobaleader One. On their latest release, Elektrac, the group careens through a dozen Squarepusher tracks, transforming the old electronic pieces into something akin to jazz fusion at its most manic, ecstatic, and schizophrenic. Here are snapshots from their show in Berkeley, CA at the UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall with Daedelus and Duffrey as support.
Written by Christian Cortes
The 11th annual Gem and Jam festival is a music and arts gathering hosted during the Tucson Gem and Mineral show, creating a community through the participatory art workshops and diverse musical lineups. T&E Collective spoke with festival founders Josh Pollack and Dave Sheldon to gain their perspective on the Gem and Jam community, how they've seen the festival evolve, and what attendees can look forward to this year.
Photos by Jeremy Mirchandani
Chrome Sparks, aka Brooklyn electronic musician and producer Jeremy Malvin, stopped by Seattle in anticipation for his upcoming debut LP releasing this year on Counter Records. His set swayed between ethereal, atmospheric melodies and up-tempo club bangers. Below are photos from his show at Neumos in Seattle with supporting artist Roland Tings.
Written by SoundScrybe
Symbiosis Gathering is a participatory arts and music festival held in Northern California. The gathering brings a community together through its intimate yoga workshops, sustainable practices, and of course, a stellar lineup of live and electronic music. Check out our artist highlights of the psychedelic sounds for this year's Symbiosis!
Written by Parisa Eshrati
Swing and its many iterations have worn many hats, but new inspirations from which to draw and artist innovations have taken the genre to new heights for the past century. Some say there's nothing new under the sun, that everything's recycled, while others revel in familiar sounds with entirely new beats, meaning, and structure.