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Boat Burning

US Chapel Hill, NC Rock / Experimental / Hard ambient / Slo-bu...

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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. Favoring analog over synthesized sounds, live vs prerecorded loops, and improv over composition, each BOAT BURNING performance is 100% unique: everything you hear is created live onstage.

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“D.C.’s most ambitious music project.”
—  Stephanie Williams, DC Music Download
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Twitter_icon_for_status: Added a new video: "Telephone (massed-guitar performance at Nightlight) " http://t.co/iiKrnIAAIL #video

SAT 8/24 @ MOTORCO

SAT 8/24 @ MOTORCO

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  • Fri

    Mar 14


    WASHINGTON, DC, US | 7:00pm
    UNION ARTS DC
    WASHINGTON, DC, US
    Fri Mar 14 7:00pm

    Details

    BOAT BURNING:MUSIC FOR MASSED GUITARS, LES RHINOCÉROS, THE FORDISTS - Andras Fekete's Boat Burning opens, fortified by a truly *massive*, once-in-a-lifetime electric guitar ensemble of nearly two-dozen prominent DC area musicians, including members of: PAPERHAUS * GREENLAND * TONE * RA RA RASPUTIN * THE TEEN IDLES * IMPERIAL CHINA * DC IMPROVISERS COLLECTIVE * NAGUAL * PEG SIMONE * LAUGHING MAN * GUT HEAD * ALCIAN BLUE * HALO VALLEY * LOW END STRING QUARTET * TRIANGLE RHYSING * DARK SEA DREAM * THE ROAD * COLUMBIA STRING QUARTET and more. Fiery avant-jazz from Tsadik recording artists LES RHINOCEROUS follow, with DC's mighty THE FORDISTS closing the evening. For more info, see https://www.facebook.com/events/657159147677521

  • 2013

    Oct 5


    Washington, DC, US | 4:00pm
    Salve Regina Gallery at Ca...
    Washington, DC, US
    Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:00pm

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    BOAT BURNING ambiance for "She Went That Way...", a gallery opening at CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY's Salva Regina Hall by DC artist Stephanie Kay. Andras Fekete (guitar, tape), David Rabin (cello), and special guest Robert "Crowmeat Bob" Pence (bass clarinet, guitar). http://tinyurl.com/qeg8uz8

  • 2013

    Aug 24


    Durham, NC, US | 8:00pm

    Durham, NC, US
    Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:00pm

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    BOAT BURNING's Andras Fekete and THE WHITE CASCADE's Matt Guess presents TRIANGLE RHYSING: MUSIC FOR MASSED GUITARS III

  • 2013

    Aug 11


    Washington, DC, US | 3:30pm
    Mensa Kondo's THE BEAUTIFUL
    Washington, DC, US
    Sun Aug 11, 2013 3:30pm

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    MENSA KONDO's 2nd Solo Art Show "THE BEAUTIFUL" Today in DC 3:30-6:30pm Live music by: TIERRA RICH -W- WILL COLELLA BOAT BURNING http://www.boatburning.com/ TATTIANA AQEEL SHAKA The People's champ http://www.reverbnation.com/shaka202 EKSZACTLY https://soundcloud.com/exaktly/orchstrl_gd

  • 2013

    Jan 25


    Washington, DC, US | 7:30pm

    Washington, DC, US
    Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:30pm

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    An evening of experimental + classical + spoken word, with "BOAT BURNING: Music for Amplified Guitar, Cello and Tape", plus THE COLUMBIA PLAYERS string quartet. All proceeds go to The Duke Ellington School of the Arts Theatre Department. http://www.facebook.com/events/141825015973441

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  • 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
    Wow!
  • Battlestar Canada! (Artist) Battlestar Canada!
    Love this project! I need to get out and see you guys!
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