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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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  • Sun

    Oct 5


    Washington, DC, US | 8:00pm

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

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    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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    Aug 4


    Washington, DC, US | 8:00pm

    Washington, DC, US
    Mon Aug 04 8:00pm

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    Hi DC! We hope you join us at the Velvet Lounge on 8/4. Jon Camp is releasing his debut album Earwig, and we're so excited to be sharing a bill with Andras Fekete and Boat Burning -- we have participated in his music for massed guitars and...you don't want to miss anything in which he's involved. Show starts early at 9pm. Andras Fekete, Boat Burning: an experience you do not want to miss, led by one of our top modern composers. http://www.boatburning.com/ Jon Camp (record release: Earwig): Saving animals by day, debuting albums by night, introducing Jon Camp. Extraordinary guitarist and songwriter: https://soundcloud.com/jon-camp Beloved Binge (Durham NC): First stop on our 10 year Bandiversary tour! We're pop duo Greekish. http://belovedbinge.bandcamp.com/album/pockets-2

  • 2014

    Mar 14


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

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    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

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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
    Wow!
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