TONE DEAF 12:
KINGSTON’S ADVENTUROUS SOUND PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL RETURNS
OCTOBER 17-20, 2013
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 130 Clergy Street
This year’s festival celebrates Kingston debuts by Vancouver’s Loscil and Cleveland’s Steve Hauschildt, as well as new material from Tanya Tagaq and Ensemble Super Musique.
Thursday, October 17: Vancouver’s Loscil generates minimal, drone-based electronica; Toronto’s Neil Wiernik delivers an immersive audiovisual study on the stillness of sound; while Kingston’s Matt Rogalsky presents a meditation on the hum and buzz of deconstructed guitars.
Friday, October 18: Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq creates a live soundtrack to the film “Nanook of the North,” accompanied by violinist Jesse Zubot and percussionist Jean Martin; introduced by a traditional welcome from community drummers Wàba Mahìgan (White Wolf) and dancers Cindy Scouten, Donnalynn Neil, Brodrick Gabriel and Paul Carl.
Saturday, October 19: Montreal’s legendary Ensemble SuperMusique explore musique actuelle and free improvisation; Ottawa’s Kingdom Shore stretch the limits of chamber music to include electronics and found sound; and Kingston ex-pat Happiness is… drops jazz-inspired, politicized noise.
Sunday, October 20:Cleveland’s Steve Hauschildt headlines the festival’s closing showcase of synth-driven, minimal electronic music, alongside Montreal’s Le Révélateur and Kingston’s Fire Moss.
All performances take place at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 130 Clergy Street, at the corner of Princess and Clergy Streets in downtown Kingston.
Doors open at 7pm with music beginning at 8. These events are all-ages.
Tickets are $10 in advance and $12-15 at the door, for $30.
Advance tickets are available at Brian’s Record Option, The Jungle and Ticketscene.ca.
For more information visit http://Tone-Deaf.org and follow Tone Deaf Kingston on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Tone Deaf 12 is made possible through the support of the City of Kingston, the Kingston Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council, and is sponsored by Days Inn and CFRC 101.9fm.