Stranded presents: Rhys Chatham / Bill Orcutt
8pm Doors / 9pm Music
$15 General - Buy tickets here
$10 - Members of The Lab (member tickets available at the door – email email@example.com to be put on the list)
Rhys Chatham is a composer/performer from NY currently living in Paris. Having played in the groups of Tony Conrad and La Monte Young during the early seventies, his current projects include his orchestras of 100-200 electric guitars as well as his smaller Guitar Trio configuration. He plays trumpet, flutes and electric guitar going through a battery of delays in solo contexts as well as with other musicians including Charlemagne Palestine, Z'EV, Le Sacre Bleu, and French improvisors Jean-François Pauvros and Jean-Marc Montera.
Born in Miami in the year of Cuban missile crisis and educated in Florida's finest institutions, Bill Orcutt is usually recognized as the co-founder of the band Harry Pussy. Sometimes clanging and ominous, other times mournful and slight, strangely alienating, but simultaneously vulnerable and cathartic, his music is compared with equal frequency to avant-garde composers and rural bluesman.