Sounds Like: Talking Heads, The Velvet Underground, Parliament/Funkadelic, Miles Davis, Robbie Robertson
Bio: Elliot Racine is an experimental avant-garde composer and musician based in California. Elliot’s approach to music is characterized by his endless curiosity and openness to inspiration from all corners. Propelled by wild explorations and a wide array of influences, Elliot’s music crosses borders ... See Full BioMore Info
ER will be playing an acoustic duo at this awesome event…Jason Konik will open! Please read this event description: Hosted by the artists themselves every other Friday during the summer months, these flash-casual mixers are the perfect spot to get an insider look at artist studios and spaces all over SF. ArtSpan is a proud supporter of Flash Friday Mixers in neighborhoods throughout the city. This Flash Friday mixer features artwork from Cameron Chernoff as well as his famous sangria. Come out and support the arts!
Opening for The Broken Robots record release party!
Playing as part of Oakland's Art Murmur!
Bay Area artists Elliot Racine and Valerie Orth take center stage at the Art House Gallery and Cultural Center on Saturday, April 14th, 2012. The performance marks Elliot Racine’s record release for his most recent album, Too Fascinatingly Human. What makes Elliot and Valerie such fascinating human beings? Critics and fellow musicians provide some insight into this question. Marcus Shelby, renowned bassist and composer, describes Elliot as “a wonderful musician and composer who creates fresh and soulful music”. Valerie Orth’s glowing review in the San Francisco Chronicle states, “there is an honesty to Valerie’s music that is both brilliant and heartbreaking”. Combined, these artists encompass the full range of human emotions. Elliot Racine is an experimental avant-garde composer whose music is characterized by his endless curiosity and openness to inspiration from all corners. Too Fascinatingly Human, Elliot’s second album, draws from various musical and cultural influences, creating a unique and spellbinding experience for its listeners. Valerie Orth is a powerful and passionate songwriter who is known for boldly combining music and social justice. Her music is as compelling as it is charming. “I worked long and hard on Too Fascinatingly Human, and I am delighted to have Valerie Orth premier it with me”, said Elliot Racine. “Valerie’s music and devotion to her craft are a huge inspiration to me. When we share the stage on April 14th, it promises to be a magical evening”.
An Elliot Racine acoustic set. This one's gonna be video taped to make a promotional video, so come and make a bunch of noise between songs!