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Boat Burning

US Washington, DC 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, 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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Twitter_icon_for_status: Added a new video: "Telephone (massed-guitar performance at Nightlight) " http://t.co/iiKrnIAAIL #video




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    Aug 4

    Washington, DC, US | 8:00pm

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


    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

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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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