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13th Annual Outsound New Music Summit: PoetryFreqs Club Recommended

When: Wed., July 30, 7:30 p.m. 2014
Price: $10-$15

Part of the 13th annual Outsound New Music Summit, a six-day long festival of innovative Bay Area music, PoetryFreqs is a three-part evening that includes a performance by Beat legend ruth weiss [sic], a set by Doug Lynner, aka synthesizerman, and the debut of a 40-minute work created specifically for this event by Pitta of the Mind, aka poet Maw Shein Win and composer Amanda Chaudhary. "The theme of the first half will be abstract art," they say, "and the second will focus on cinematic distance." Taken alone, any of the three performances is worth the ticket — the absorbing works include collisions of innovation that create a transfixing reverberation inside the listener. Pitta of the Mind combines Win's dreamlike words and matter-of-fact, but somehow distant and at the same time warm (in short: futuristic) readings with Chaudhary's mostly abstract electronic compositions; a new set from the pair is an epic occasion.

— Evan Karp


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