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Xeno & Oaklander are a minimal electronics girl/boy duo, based in Brooklyn, NY. Liz Wendelbo is French / Norwegian and Sean McBride is from Maryland. They began writing music and soundtracks in 2004, playing exclusively analogue synthesizers and instruments, and record their songs live in their Brooklyn studio. They are featured in documentaries for Japanese TV NPK, Red Bull Music Academy TV and BOMBSessions. They have toured the US, Europe and Russia numerous times, and they play extensively in New York in music venues, art establishments and festivals such as Buchla Source of Uncertainty, and the Moog showcase at SXSW. They have also performed at SFMoMA, PS1 Warm Up, Miami Art Basel, the Zurich Kunsthalle and the New Museum, New York.
For Synth Nights, Xeno & Oaklander will perform an all analogue synth set accompanied by a projection of new Super 8 films by Liz Wendelbo.
Tuesday, October 7, 8pm.
Synth Nights: Xeno & Oaklander is made possible with support from The Amphion Foundation, Inc., Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, and The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and in part by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Aug 29 2016
If we define “analog” as a continuous variable which has no “truth” function, no negative, and no zero, and, “digital” as information composed of discrete values or states, then, moving from analog to digital requires not merely difference, but distinction. One is not equal to zero, human is not ...Read On
Aug 18 2016
In the current retrospective of experimental filmmaker Bruce Conner at the Museum of Modern Art, the film A Movie is the first work the viewer encounters. In 1980, during a festival entitled Filmworks , Conner's films were presented at The Kitchen for the first time. As part of this series, Bru...Read On
May 26 2016
Dear Friends, As we celebrate our 45th anniversary, please help us sustain The Kitchen’s legacy of realizing artists’ visions by making a donation today in any amount, whether $5, $50, $500, or $5,000. Your contribution now will help artists develop their projects during the year ahead. An...Read On