Friday Jun 10th 2011 @Velvet Lounge

Radian, Washerwoman, Blue Sausage Infant

"Radian, a trio from Vienna, creates music that plays with your sense of aural identification and aural distance. It goes in hard for little sounds we make when we’re not quite yet “making music”: the tiniest flop and swish of wire brushes on a drum-head, the quick pop of a plug entering a socket or a circuit being switched, the sound of a finger depressing a computer key." New York Times

Washerwoman is a noisy side project of Phonic Riot.

Blue Sausage Infant
BLUE SAUSAGE INFANT is the work of Chester Hawkins of Washington DC. Since 1986, BSI has produced music that combines aspects of noise, drone, Krautrock, sample-plundering, dark ambient, and kosmische electronica to produce a multi-layered feast for the brain. Hawkins describes his music as "mean-spirited euphoria," a complex breed of long-form psychedelia with a hint of paranoia to augment the bliss...

Friday Jun 10th 2011 @ 9 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.

~ $8

Velvet Lounge
915 U St NW, Washington, DC