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Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society (US)

Modern Experimental World/Folk DKK 140 inkl. gebyr

Since 2011, the visionary and acknowledged american musician and composer Joshua Abrams has toured North America & Europe with a shifting line up of musicians as ‘Natural Information Society’. The band’s most recent album, Magnetoception, was selected by The Wire Magazine as the #3 record of 2015 & by Pitchfork as the #2 experimental record of 2015.

Abrams assembled Natural Information Society around his interests in the Moroccan instrument the guimbri. The band uses traditional & conventional instrumentation to create long-form intricately psychedelic environments, composed & improvised, which join the hypnotic qualities of Gnawa guimbri music to a wide range of contemporary musics & methodologies including jazz, minimalism & krautrock.

Their new album “Mandatory Reality” sets aside the electric instrumentation of “Simultonality” (2017) & “Magnetoception” (2015), Joshua Abrams conceived “Mandatory Reality” for an eight-piece acoustic...

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Line up:
  • Joshua Abrams – gimbri, kontrabas
  • Lisa Alvarado – harmonium, gong
  • Jason Stein – basklarinet
  • Mikel Avery – trommer