The show, which also includes a set by Yo La Tengo, is to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Velvet Underground's Philadelphia debut.
Enjoy a performance by the legendary Yo La Tengo, who portrayed the Velvet Underground in the film, I Shot Andy Warhol, and whose uninterrupted 32-year career is unparalleled in its creative breadth. And experience 13 Most Beautiful…Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests, which features a selection of Warhol’s four-minute silent film portraits with commissioned soundtracks performed by Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips, formerly of Luna and Galaxie 500.
Tickets are on sale now priced from $40 for general admission up to $125 with an after show part with the bands.
Happy birthday to Damon Krukowski, Galaxie 500's drummer and Damon and Naomi's Damon.
In 2016 he has shown his true rock and roll credentials by falling down hotel stairs and playing (half) a gig mere hours later, followed by an ambulance trip, a few hours in A&E and then being back on-stage in another country a day later!
Here he is on-stage in London with Richard Youngs, after the fall but before the ambulance trip…
… and here on stage in Berlin a couple of days later playing a makeshift drum kit for Richard …
… and then performing Fortune …
Here's a lovely clip of Damon & Naomi playing The Turn of the Century in Taiwan last year:
Happy birthday Damon - have a great year and a little less cliché rock and roll!
Damon will be presenting a talk presenting ideas from his forthcoming book The New Analog on Thursday 11th August in Boston
The talk will take place at the recently opened The Podcast Garage at 267 Western Avenue, Boston MA.
The book of The New Analog will be coming out on The New Press in 2017 and will...
[argue] that the preservation of aspects of analog in the digital era is necessary for the arts. It posits a definition of analog not as the ante- or anti-digital, but as a set of relationships crucial to the use of all our senses and to our sense of community. It does not make an argument for a nostalgic return to the past, proposing instead that the analog need not and should not be left behind in our rush toward a digital future.