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Antonic/Fischer, David Leikam
MUSIC | A morphological text & soundscape, richly allusive, drawn, sculpture-like, filmic, cross-linking, floating. Whirring visions form a coup of poetic escalation.

Antonic/Fischer, David Leikam – LSG Creative Music Series

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Date(s) - 06/13/2019
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Luggage Store Gallery


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SLIDING SCALE $8-15 | All ages welcome, no one refused for lack of funds.

A morphological text and soundscape, richly allusive, drawn, sculpture-like, filmic, cross-linking, floating. Whirring visions form a coup of poetic escalation.

  • 8:15PM David Leikam – NS Design CR6-string electric cello, electronic pedals
  • 9PM Antonic/Fischer: Thomas Antonic – text, recitation; Michael Fischer – ad-hoc soundscaping

David Leikam is a San Francisco-based composer-performer and bandleader. Being born with cerebral palsy has affected his body and speech, giving him a distinct view into his creative arts/music process and being largely a self-taught multi-instrumentalist.

He has performed and/or recorded with: Wadada Leo Smith, Pamela Z, Eddie Gale, Kidd Jordan, John Bergamo, Doug Ellington, Muruga Booker, James Gurley, Perry Robinson, Sikiru Adepoju, Jon Raskin, Timothy Orr, Patrick Cress, Sheila Bosco, amongst others.

Thomas Antonic is a poet, musician, writer, filmmaker, PhD in german literature and philosophy, working with and about experimental literature, multi-media intersections of music, visual arts, poetry, cut-up, improvisation, spontaneous prose and other principles of coincidence. Numerous publications in German and English, most recent book in English language: Flickering Cave Paintings of Noxious Nightbirds (2017, published in Austria), plays several instruments and sings in different band projects, among them: William S. Burroughs Hurts, Night on Earth, The Sorry. Performances as writer and musician all over Europe, USA, Morrocco, Chile. Visiting Researcher at Stanford University (2013) and Research Fellow at the University of California in Berkeley (2014/15). Lives and works mostly in Vienna, Austria.

Michael Fischer is a musician, composer, improvised and experimental music/noise/soundscapes, instant composition conducting, working with the immanence of language within sounds and the electro-acoustic phenomenon of the feedback since 1999; developer of the “feedback_saxophone”. Founder of the Vienna Improvisers Orchestra (2004), cooperating with experimental and sound poetry. Numerous international collaborations with improvising musicians, composers and artist collectives such as Baby-Q dance comp. Tokyo, The Meeting Point Amsterdam, and others. Performances and tours in and through Europe, Lebanon, Canada, USA, Japan, etc., Globale – ZKM Karlsruhe, Wien Modern, High Zero Festival Baltimore, Irtijal Festival Beirut, Bunka Kaikan Tokyo, STEIM, Muziekgebouw Amsterdam; guest-lectures at The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Newcastle University UK, University for Architecture at Vaduz, Liechtenstein, a.m.o.

Outsound Presents is an artist-run/grass-roots DIY effort. It is not currently a funded series for experimental music. We book 2 to 3 months in advance. There is no guaranteed payment, no guest passes, hotel accomodations, transportation, no acoustic piano, no sound person. Must start by 8:10pm. However, we do offer a space to play (2 groups per evening), free advertising, and a percentage from the door: 70% goes to the musicians (divided equally by 2 sets) and 30% goes to the gallery. We ask audience to contribute $6-15 in support of the artists. There a limited PA available (mixer, two speakers, no reference monitors) Setup begins at 7pm. Realistically, very little money is made and we volunteer our time. We are also happy to have volunteer help with the series (setup chairs, curtain, lights, or make/distribute flyers etc.) please contact us.

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