Prurient - Transmissions VIII @channeldraw
(Profound Lore Records - US)
Dominick Fernow will play #transmissions8 prelude as PRURIENT, his longest-running project, whose last LP, "Frozen Niagara Falls", was released last May through Profound Lore Records.
British-born and Los Angeles-based he's a super prolific noise artist founder of Hospital Productions label. Through his career he has released recordings with many aliases and with multiple side-projects such as Vatican Shadow, Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement, Exploring Jezebel, River Magic, Winter Soldier, Window Cleaning By Ian, December Magic, Vegas Martyrs, and Tortured Hooker. He has also performed in various bands, such as Football Rabbit, Vegas Martyrs, Taylor Bow, Ash Pool and formerly as part of Cold Cave.
Fernow has also worked with Ben Barnett, Richard Dunn (FFH), John Wiese, Jeff Plummer (Immaculate:Grotesque, Shallow Waters), Kris Lapke (Alberich, MCMS), Sickness, Wolf Eyes, Macronympha, Philip Best, Sutcliffe Jugend.
The show will be opened by pure vampire noise project BUS DE LA LUM.
Bus de la lum / Nico Vascellari - Transmissions VIII @channeldraw
Nico Vascellari was born in 1976 in Vittorio Veneto (TV), Italy. He currently lives and works in New York, USA and Vittorio Veneto, Italy. Nico Vascellari has been associated with the punk art scene. His work is a mix between performance art and sound exploration. He is represented by Monitor Gallery in Italy. He participated in Biennale Venice and Mantifesta 7. He recorded the soundtrack to Cosimo Alema's film debut War Games: At the End of the Day in 2010.
In 2012 he and Nicolo Fortuni founded Niños du Brasil, an electronic/batucada/noise band; to date, they have released two studio albums: Muito N.D.B. in 2012 and Novos Mistérios in 2014.
TRANSMISSIONS Festival is an annual experimental/avant-garde music festival promoted by Bronson Produzioni in Ravenna. Starting from the 5th edition the line-up is curated by a notable artist/band.
Transmissions loves drone, noise, avant, ambient, folk, psychedelic and underground music. Through its seven editions, it has hosted at Bronson club and other art/historical landmarks in Ravenna (Teatro Rasi, Artificerie Almagià, Teatro Comandini Galleria Mirada, Galleria Ninapì) acts such as: Blixa Bargeld (Einstürzende Neubauten), Michael Gira (Swans), Ulver, OM, Tim Hecker, Fennesz, Liars, Bill Callahan, Mouse On Mars, A Place To Bury Strangers, Zu, OvO, Murcof, Kode 9 & the Spaceape, Grouper, Keiji Haino, Grumbling Fur, Deerhoof, Fire!, Pan American, Alexander Tucker, A Hawh and a Hacksaw, Caspar Brötzmann Massaker, King Naat and the Original Kocani Orkestar, Æthenor, Six Organs Of Admittance, Father Murphy, Ufomammut and many more… http://transmissionsfestival.org