Sunday, December 4, 2016

JOE SATRIANI'S G4 EXPERIENCE 2017




MIKE KENEALLY CONTINUES HIS TOUR WITH JOE SATRIANI


From Mike Keneally's newsletter :
(There's also the possibility to win some original MK drawing. Check out Mike's website for more info.)

Hello dear friends – I hope you're finding a great deal of happiness this holiday season.
I'll be in South America for two-thirds of this here month of December, playing with Joe Satriani, Bryan Beller and Marco Minnemann starting tonight in Mexico City.

Now it's a few hours later - I'm in the dressing room after soundcheck/rehearsal, and I got to say it's a pleasure to be back in Satch world – soundcheck was super fun and I'm really looking forward to these gigs!

Here are the tour dates of destiny:

MIKE KENEALLY
playing in JOE SATRIANI’S BAND
also totally featuring BRYAN BELLER and MARCO MINNEMANN:


  • December 1
    Teatro Metropolitan, Mexico City, MX
  • December 4
    Teatro Coliseo, Santiago, CL
  • December 7
    EDA (Espaco das Americas), Sao Paulo, BR
  • December 9
    Net Live Curitiba, Curitiba, BR
  • December 11
    Teatro Araujo Vianna, Porto Allegre, BR
  • December 13
    Teatro de Verano, Montevideo, UY
  • December 15
    Plaza de la Musica, Cordoba, AR
  • December 16
    Luna Park, Buenos Aires, AR
  • December 17
    Teatro El Circulo, Rosario, AR


Mike Keneally plays "Pigtronix Boogie" with Infinity Looper and Pigtronix effects

Mike Keneally plays "Roll" live on EMGtv


JAZZ CLUB DE SINGER


Celebrating the tenth anniversary of jazz club "De Singer" in Rijkevorsel, BE, Flemisch comic book artist Wegé made this illustation for the cover of a local newspaper, 'De Nieuwe Brug'.
It shows various artists and bands that have performed at 'De Singer'. In the upper right corner, a reference to The Banned From Utopia.



PETER WOLF, JOEL TAYLOR

Former Zappa keyboard player Peter Wolf can be heard on Jeff Richman's "Last Arrival" album from 1996. And you might also recognize Joel Taylor (on drums), who recently toured with The Banned From Utopia.

http://ketmokin7audio.blogspot.be/2016/11/jeff-richman-last-arrival-1996.html



-- info: Jan van Kemenade


ZAPPADAN STARTS TODAY


from Danny, on FB :

Happy Zappadan to one and all! Although this festive season starts on the saddest day of the year, the anniversary of FZ's death, it is a time of joyous celebration. Celebration of the best music ever created, celebration of the wit, humor, and pure genius, of a one-of-a-kind composer who uncompromisingly did his own thing - and thought it was cool if we dug it too. Celebration of the many many friendships we have forged through our mutual love and admiration for this man and his incredible talent. Joy in our shared experiences, and comfort in our shared sorrows. Frank, and his music, means something different and unique to each and every one of us, but there's one thing we all know: Music is the best!!!
Thanks to Frank!
Zappacheers!


Wednesday, November 30, 2016

ZAPPA TRIBUTE CONCERT BY THE UH HILO JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Frank Zappa's music seems more alive than ever.
Zappa tribute concert at the UH Hilo Perfoming Arts Center in Hawaii.




CLASSE MANNEQUIN - CLASSE MANNEQUIN

  • classe mannequin: classe mannequin
        (2016, lp, ??, head records)
A bit too tense and too nervous to be considered pop, but that's fine with me.
Classe Mannequin recently presented their first album. It's out on the Head Records label.

I like it.
It reminds me a bit of David Thomas / Pere Ubu.

Out on Head Records.
www.head-records.com

Vinyl available from Mandaï.
www.mandai.be



ULTRAPHALLUS

When I mentioned the latest Ultraphallus album about a week ago, I had only listened to the download of the album. Earlier today, I picked up the physical copy of the album.
It still sounds great, but it looks beautiful as well.
The CD is a nice digipack, and the vinyl edition is on blue-ish marbled vinyl !!

Includes 'Sinister Exaggerator' (The Residents)




THE HEIMATDAMISCH


This clip is all over facebook, but it's so funny that I had to post it as well.



VARIOUS ARTISTS - ROMANTIC WARRIORS III SPECIAL FEATURES DVD


I already told you that my weekend was great. It kicked off with a fabulous concert by the Sun Ra Arkestra, and it continued with another excellent edition of the Mosae Zappa festival (thanks again, Tim. Thanks again, Chantal).
It was at this very festival, right after the amazing concert of The Wrong Object, that I bought this DVD : "Romantic Warriors III Special Features DVD". It features Soft Machine Legacy, Dave Sinclair, Forgas Bandphenomena, The Muffins, Glass, and last but not least, the inimitable Wrong Object.
The DVD presents three tracks by The Wrong Object and if I'm not mistaken, all three (or at least two) were performed during the Mosea Festival concert as well. Great stuff, and there's a  lot of bands and music that I'm not familiar with on this DVD. Always worth investigating.