DIAMOND MOUTH SURPRISE STADIUMS & SHRINES
ONE SONG is a continuous song, passed from artist to artist. Join Diamond Mouth Surprise and Stadiums & Shrines as we present a wholly new spontaneous musical composition in unbroken form.
For if anyone has written or said anything about Diamond Mouth Surprise, it was all with obscurities and conjectures; no one claims that they had seen it; from which it seemed like fables.
The Diamond Mouth Surprise is a power not a work. A struggle not a thought. Diamond Mouth Surprise is not in the throat. Diamond Mouth Surprise climbs through the soles of the feet. It is not ability but living style, ancient and spontaneous, blood creation. It requires a living body to interpret it, being forms that are born, die, and open their contours against an exact present.
Let processions be solemnized; let sacred stadiums and shrines be wrought; let them be covered with festive garlands.
BLOOD REVENGE is Ben Felton’s love affair with guitar-generated drones and melodies. Through a heavily effected haze emerge songs that could be the soundtrack to your underwater field trip into the abyss.
EOLA is Edwin Mathis White, a singing project begun in March 2010 after moving back to Brooklyn from Montreal. Edwin also makes music with his brother Andy in the project Tonstartssbandht.
IVY MEADOWS Camilla Padgitt-Coles is a multimedia artist currently working with video, live light shows and sound as Ivy Meadows.
JEANANN DARA is a Brooklyn based violist, violinist, electronic composer, multimedia artist, and curator. She received her undergraduate degree from The Juilliard School and her Masters degree in Multimedia Composition at New York University. She is a leading freelance violist playing with ensembles such as Wordless Music Orchestra and is an experienced lecturer with institutions such as UC Irvine, NYU, and festivals throughout Italy, Spain and Romania.
MEGAFORTRESS is New York musician Bill Gillim. Gillim uses voice, live and sampled winds and bells to create a sonic architecture evocative of cathedrals and rounded corners. His Megafortress ep was released on Software in early 2012. Michael Barron, formerly of Holy Spirits, has recently joined on percussion. http://soundcloud.com/megafortress
M. SAGE is Matthew Sage, a musician from Fort Collins, Colorado. Under the solo alias M. Sage, he crafts ambient suites inspired by light and space. He also plays in bands Kick Majestic and Wellingtons Downs, in addition to running Patient Sounds (intl), a small run/large ambition cassette label and book press.