Three artists will be performing live at Cafe FLYING TEAPOT, a cozy cafe and beautiful event space as well, located in Ekoda, Tokyo, on Sunday, December 10. This event will be also the first meeting of the artists from three different countries.
As an artist, designer, and organiser, Yuen Chee Wai plays important roles in Singapore sound art / experimental music scene. He is a participating artist of Singapore Biennale 2006, in which he settled an installation work and also performed live in the opening night. This concert will be the underground leg for this artist who will also perform on the fifty-second floor in Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, and will be also his first opportunity to open his laptop in Tokyo onkyo scene.
“The King of Sampling” Carl Stone is one of the pioneers of live computer music, who keeps playing computer as solo and also with many other artists around the world since 1986(!) as well as having released many remarkable recordings. His latest performance in Tokyo entitled “ACID KARAOKE” with Min Xiao-Fen was full of groundbreaking humour. Another guise of this laptop virtuoso based in both Japan and USA is professor in Chukyo University.
Tokyo-born stunning drone-oriented bass guitar improviser Tamaru, who is also known as the leader of his band installing, is expanding his activities and getting much busier than before. In parallel with bass improvisation, he keeps producing electro-acoustic works since around 1990. Tamaru also passionately keeps organising events in Tokyo. Recent one of his “craziest” gigs was three duo performances by six notably unique bass players including Tamaru himself.
date: Sunday, December 10, 2006
open: 19:00 start: 19:30
place: Cafe FLYING TEAPOT
B1F, Enomoto Bldg., 27-7, Sakae-cho, Nerima-ku, Tokyo