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Hauschka, Tom Brosseau Go Stateside on New Tour + Video

 

By: Spacelab Research Staff



Hauschka and Tom Brosseau have added some new dates to their upcoming set of American shows. They'll be hitting west coast in November for a short run of shows, with a stop in New York to do the Wordless Music Series with violinis Mikhail Simonyah. They'll perform Performing Prokofiev's Violin Sonata No. 2 in D minor and Ravel's Tzigane.

 

Hauschka is touring in support of his upcoming release of Ferndorf, out on October 7th on FatCat Records' 130701 imprint.

 

Hauschka works in the spirit of John Cage or Henry Cowell to deconstruct the music on a wholistic level, in order to create something entirely new sounding. Remember how Pink Floyd used to deconstruct pianos to tug at their strings in the studio? It's the same sort of vibe... poking around in an instrument to make it sound like sounds it wasn't intended to make.

 

FatCat Records describes his process as, "Clamping wedges of leather, felt or rubber between the strings; preparing the hammers with aluminium paper or rough films; placing crown corks on the strings, weaving guitar strings around the piano's guts, or pasting them down with gaffa tape."

 

 Video - Hauschka Interview

 

Hauschka Tour Dates
11-14 - Le Poisson Rouge, NYC (with Mischa Simonyan)
11-19 - Holocene, Portland OR
11-20 - Triple Door, Seattle WA (with Rafael Anton Irisarri)
11-22 - Little Room at Largo, Los Angeles CA
11-23 - Hotel Utah, San Francisco CA (with Magik Magik Quartet)


 

Tags: Hauschka, Tom Brosseau, Wordless Music Series

 
 
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