Two artist performance groups, longtime friends and collaborators Little Band of Sailors and Thank You Rosekind join forces once again to embark on a summer musical tour. New York based Rachel Mason (aka Little Band of Sailors) has been described as "Marvelously Strange" by the Village Voice (Jerry Salz) and "Alice Cooper meets Carol King in another dimension" (Chris Carlone of Borts Minorts) . Mason will perform songs from the recently released "Code Flight," a collection of music based on her personal experience as a recreational therapist in New York.
May 5th, 2011: Thank You Rosekind and Lycaon Pictus at Issue Project Room. 232 3rd Street, 3rd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11215, 8pm. Art-punk band Lycaon Pictus recalls “the apocalypse imagined by Pere Ubu,” (New York Times). Their keyboard/bass/drums trio combines drones and heavy synthesizers with dark humor. Thank You Rosekind will play selections from their forthcoming album ATTENTION INTENTION! They express various forms of thanks through song, dance, action and the visual spectrum.
May 15th, 2011: EX-Box Live, 7:00pm - 9:00pm @ Basekamp. The Philadelphia Lendry presents "EX-Box Live." Purge thoughts and trinkets of your ex while contributing to a collaborative art work for The Philadelphia Lendry, Philadelphia’s first and only donor-curated lending library of art and ephemera.
Saturday, May 7 10:00am - May 8 10:00pm, 2011: Playing Making Recording is a concentrated music making and recording experiment. Compose, play and record a series of songs during the weekend long intensive. Musicians of all kinds and levels of proficiency are invited to attend and contribute for as long as they like. A digital album will be released. Past recordings can be heard here.
May 5th, 2011: Thank You Rosekind will share selections from their new album Attention Intention! at the Greenline Cafe, 7pm. 4426 Locust Street, Philadelphia. Timothy Leonido, Thank You Rosekind, and Doom Trumpet will perform.