Posts Tagged ‘Moon Pie’

Your Weekend in Experimental Music: Tanya Tagaq, Bored of Trade 5

Just the idea of an Inuit throat singer performing at National Geographic should be enough to pique the interest of many adventurous music listeners. But if that weren't enough, a mere list of Tanya Tagaq's musical associations should lead to outright fascination. To wit: Tagaq's latest record, Auk/Blood, was released on Mike Patton's [...]

Photos: Avant Fairfax II

The lessened novelty, the rain and the timing – before local students have gotten back into the swing of things – all conspired such that this past weekend's second iteration of Avant Fairfax wasn't quite as well-attended as the first. But that didn't stop eight bands (and one filmmaker) from putting on an entertaining spectacle [...]

Avant Fairfax Returns Tomorrow

April's inaugural Avant Fairfax festival was such a success that the organizers immediately turned around and starting working on the next installment. The second iteration of the festival is now upon us, and will feature a diverse lineup of eight performers (from the folk stylings of Max Ochs to the psych-rock of Dark Sea Dream [...]

Avant Fairfax Redux: August 22

Apparently it's a big day for festival announcements. This afternoon, organizers Andrew McCarry and Chethan Kenkeremath unveiled the initial details for the next installment of their Avant Fairfax festival. Currently set to run on August 22 from 5pm until 1am, the first three acts announced are Max Ochs (check out a December 2008 interview with [...]