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MWP: June 30 – Cactus Truck (NL), Josten Myburgh (AUS), Tamayugé (MTL)

Mystery & Wonder présente:
free jazz, free improvisation, boule de sourcil

dimanche le 30 juin
à Bar Le “Ritz” P.D.B.
portes 19h, musique 19h30
$20 / $10 / $??
info@mwrecs.com

Cactus Truck – (free jazz du Pays-Bas)
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Josten Myburgh (solo saxophone d’Australie)
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Tamayugé (boule de sourcil)

LE RITZ PDB IS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE, WITH A METAL RAMP ON THE INSIDE OF THE FRONT ENTRANCE. THE BAR IS LOCATED ON THE GROUND FLOOR, ITS ENTRY FACING DIRECTLY ONTO JEAN-TALON OUEST. WASHROOMS ARE ALSO WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE AND GENDER-NEUTRAL.

Cactus Truck (NL)

John Dikeman (saxophone)
Jasper Stadhouders (guitar)
Onno Govaert (drums)

“Discovery of the year: Cactus Truck. Young, Dutch improvisers (about time!). Sparky and real.”

Terrie Ex, recollections of 2011, The Wire

“It becomes apparent that the furious combination of free jazz and improv punk has been perfected.”

Herman te Loo, JazzFlits

cactustruck.bandcamp.com

www.doek.org/project/cactus-truck/

Based in Amsterdam, this fire-breathing improvisational trio is comprised of bassist/guitarist Jasper Stadhouders, drummer Onno Govaert, and American-born saxophonist John Dikeman. The band plays a take-no-prisoners, high-energy brand of free jazz strongly influenced by the likes of Albert Ayler and Peter Brötzmann at their most intense (they also claim that their music includes elements of Delta blues, Japanese noise, and no wave). Cactus Truck self-released an eponymous CD-R in 2011 and followed that up with a 2012 cassette release (featuring Terrie Ex from the Ex) entitled Macho Sex; their first “official” album, Brand New for China!, arrived in March of 2012 on the Public Eyesore label. In late October through mid-December of that year, Cactus Truck stormed the United States with a massive 37-date tour that saw the trio tearing it up across the country, up the East Coast from Atlanta to Boston, across the Midwest and West, down the West Coast from Seattle to Los Angeles, and finally wending their way back east for three final dates in New York City. Selections from the tour (recorded at Squidco Records in Wilmington, Delaware with guest trombonist Jeb Bishop; Astro Black Records in Louisville, Kentucky; and the final show at JACK in N.Y.C. with guest trumpeter Roy Campbell) were featured on the Live in USA album, released in March 2013 by the band’s Tractata Records imprint in collaboration with the eh? label.

Josten Myburgh (AUS)

(saxophone alto)

jostenmyburgh.com

Josten Myburgh is a musician and organiser based on Whadjuk Noongar country in Boorloo (Perth, Western Australia). His practice involves composition, field recordings, performing, and improvising using electro-acoustic material and woodwinds.

He is part of the management of the label Tone List, dedicated to fostering exploratory music in Perth, and curates their annual Audible Edge festival and the Sounding Together mentorship/residency. He is the audio documentarian for the label, and additionally produces interviews and material for online publication. He also works for Tura New Music on their improvised music and festival programming, and lectures at the WA Academy of Performing Arts.

Notable performances include the Fremantle Biennale, Supersense Festival of the Ecstatic (Melbourne), Festival Cable#8 (Nantes), KLEX Festival (Kuala Lumpur), Klangraum Festival (Düsseldorf), Inland Concert Series (Melbourne/Perth), AudioArt Festival (Krakow), Club Zho (Perth), and the Totally Huge New Music Festival (Perth).

He has been involved with releases on Shame File Music, Edition Wandelweiser, Flaming Pines and Tone List, and been commissioned by performers and organisations including Catherine Ashley, Jameson Feakes and the Barna Mia Eco Education (Parks and Wildlife Service, Narrogin).

He plays with musicians and artists in Western Australia such as Joshua Pether, Daisy Sanders, Djuna Lee, Lenny Jacobs, Noemie Huttner-Koros and Jameson Feakes, as well as improvisers from other parts of the world, including Simon Charles, Lena Czerniawska, Emilio Gordoa, Michael McNab, Matthias Müller and Adam Pultz-Melbye.

He is the 2019 recipient of the Dr Harold Schenberg Fellowship (Music) and has also been supported by the Australian Postgraduate Award, the Ian Potter Cultural Trust and the Western Australian Department of Local Government, Sports and Cultural Industries.

Photo credit: Josh Wells Photography

Tamayugé

Tamara Filyavich (electronics)
Maya Kuroki (voice, electric guitar)

tamayuge.bandcamp.com
Tamayugé is a musical collaboration between Japanese and Ukrainian musicians now based in Montreal, Maya Kuroki and Tamara Filyavich.

Maya Kuroki’s phantasmagoric vocals and dreamy guitar added to Tamara Filyavich’s team of electronic ghosts fresh out of her nightmares invite us to a strange ritual, between tormented performance and feminist ceremony. Like Baba Yaga, an ambivalent character of the Slav Mythology, both part of Japanese and Ukrainian cultures, Tamayugé’s music brings scary and exciting shivers and an enigmatic imaginary.

The mysterious and unsettling Tamayuge’s universe is somewhere between Phew, Laurie Anderson and The Residents!

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