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Mike Wexler + Shahzad Ismaily + Jolie Holland + Garrett Devoe + surpirse guest

Tuesday, January 12
Admission:
$5, $10 minimum
Showtimes:
8pm

This show is SOLD OUT

Mike Wexler is a self-taught guitarist and singer whose long-form songs incorporate extended instrumental fingerstyle guitar passages, a post-lyric lyrical sensibility and the desire to reconcile the demands of song structure to those of contemporary investigations into the nature of acoustic phenomena à la the spectral school of composition. His musical inquiries probe the progression, the drone, the single tone as a complex of sounds--in short, to make of the tension between harmonic movement and stasis something more than an equilibrium. Wexler also draws inspiration from songwriting auteurs past and present who bring to bear the influence of forward looking musicians and writers on their work (Scott Walker, Robert Wyatt and Annette Peacock spring to mind as spiritually kindred, although not particularly apt as comparisons).

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Garret Devoe
http://www.myspace.com/purehorsehairmusic
Jolie Holland
http://www.jolieholland.com/
Shahzad Ismaily
http://vimeo.com/2363149