The musical art installation “Dithyrambalina” (or “Music Box”) started as a cardboard model of an ornate house, built by New York street artist Callie Curry, aka Swoon. Each room in the proposed 45 foot house would be a separate music instrument, so that a group of people could theoretically “play the house.” Dithyrambalina’s beta test [...]
04.14: Silent Disco hosted by Rusty Lazer – 524 Frenchmen St.
Popularized at outdoor musical festivals looking to keep the party going after local noise ordinances took hold, Silent Discos are at once perfectly inclusive and blithely exclusive; and may be almost as enjoyable for those watching from the sidelines as for those in the private universe of the synced up headphones. With the always-decreasing cost of technology and more and more audio equipment manufacturers getting in on the game, Silent Discos have spread beyond huge events to bars, clubs and even house parties. This weekend, back-to-back local events bring the trend to the New Orleans.
Love it, hate it, ignore it or flock to it, Austin’s South By Southwest has become a yearly spectacle, where vans crammed with starry-eyed rock babies from across the country congregate in the heart of Texas to grab a piece of that music dollar pie (and good Tex-Mex). Since the ANTIGRAVITY staff was too busy [...]
Katey Red + Ricky B + Flyboy Keno + Nicky Da B + Rusty Lazer at Republic for “Bounce VI” on June 9, 2011