RED CAMEL (feat. DJ Disk)
Next Tuesday Thomas Dimuzio will be playing Moog guitar in The Scope at the Uptown as part of the Active Music Series. Just two days later marks the premiere of the Gench Music Series which will occur regularly on the second Thursday of each month at Duende in Oakland and with the intention to bring together fringe elements of the Bay Area's fertile music base.
Event Artisit Details
RED CAMEL - DJ DISK is a San Francisco Bay Area turntablist. As a founding member of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz, Disk has been enormously influential and is credited with inventing the 2 Click Orbit, The Crab, the echo fade technique and the 2 Click Flare Lazer Orbit techniques. In addition to extensive hip hop work with the Piklz and others, Disk has collaborated with a wide variety of musicians working in other genres, including Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell, Buckethead, Zakir Hussain, Mike Patton, Norah Jones, Flava Flav, Rancid, and Jack DeJohnette. Red Camel is Disk's new improvising trio featuring CRAIG MCFARLAND (MIRV) on bass and LOUIE SENOR on drums.
THOMAS DIMUZIO is a musician, composer, improvisor and innovator of live sampling and synthesis technologies who can create musical events out of almost anything. Active since 1987, Dimuzio has released an extensive array of solo projects and contributed to numerous artists and ensembles, such as Dimmer, Due Process, 5uu’s, ISIS, Negativland, Poptastic, Chris Cutler, Fred Frith, Dan Burke, Nick Didkovsky, David Lee Myers, Matmos, Wobbly, Tom Cora, and Paul Haslinger.
TOM NUNN has designed, built and performed with original musical instruments since 1976, and has built over 200 instruments. His instruments typically utilize commonly available materials, are sculptural in appearance, utilize contact microphones for amplification, and are designed specifically for improvisation with elements of ambiguity, unpredictability and nonlinearity. Tom has performed extensively throughout the San Francisco Bay Area for over 30 years, as well as in other parts of the U.S., Canada, Europe, and New Zealand, both as soloist and with other musicians.
PAUL WINSTANLEY is an improvising electric bass player from New Zealand who specializes in extended techniques. Paul lived in Auckland, New Zealand for 10 years where he was part of the growing local and national experimental/improvising music scene, playing in groups w/luminaries like instrument inventor Phil Dadson, percussionist John Bell, radical concert brass band The NZ Dominion Centenary Concert Band, folk icon Fats White, abstract electronic supergroup Plains and improvising electronic trio Audible 3.