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Boat Burning

US Washington, DC Experimental / Psychedelia / Massed Guitars


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Sounds Like: The Six Parts Seven, Television, Rhys Chatham, Sonic Youth, The Swans

Bio: An experiment in live music composition using amplified guitars, cellos, drums, tape and chance, BOAT BURNING upends the long-form rock improvisation trope by introducing a stream of non-traditional tonal, textural, rhythmic and chance elements. Favoring analog over synthesized sounds, live vs pr... See Full Bio

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“D.C.’s most ambitious music project.”
— Stephanie Williams, DC Music Download
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New zen-like Boat Burning track "RM1" by Jonathan Matis debuts live SUN 10/5 @Sonic Circuits Fest 2014 http://tinyurl.com/pahx7s3

SUN 10/5 DC's Sonic ...

SUN 10/5 DC's Sonic Circuits Festival


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    Oct 5

    Washington, DC, US | 8:00pm

    Washington, DC, US
    Sun Oct 05 8:00pm


    SUN 10/5 - BOAT BURNING plays the penultimate set at this year's Sonic Circuits Festival at Pyramid Atlantic near DC, with new compositions by Andras Fekete and Jonathan Morris of DC Improvisers Collective (DCIC) . Featuring guitarists Phong Tran (Halo Valley), Robin Diamond (Triangle Rhysing: Music for Massed Guitars), Geordie Grindle (The Teen Idles, TONE), with special guests. http://dc-soniccircuits.org/#festival

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  • Ecologyngle (Artist) Ecologyngle
    🚅 Train 🚅 hits all the right chords in this original ride Boat Burning! Lots love * Patricia
  • Nathan Chesnaky (Artist) Nathan Chesnaky
    Very interesting sound, love that you incorporate a cello into your ensemble, great work! I love working with live music, let me know if you ever want to collab, thanks!
  • The Shane Alan Swaim Experience - A Journey Through Americana in Story and Song (Artist) The Shane Alan Swai...
    I am listening to "The Fevered Brow." Very fine Rock and Classical mixture. You all are very talented instrumentalists. All the very best, Shane
  • Sills & Smith (Artist) Sills & Smith
    Man, I wish I had been in the audience to see you folks perform Train. Brilliant band, brilliant song; brilliant performance. Bravo! Frank Smith
  • Black Fusion (Artist) Black Fusion
    super sickness!
  • BlackDogHat (Artist) BlackDogHat
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