Framed Listen

Friday, February 23, 2024 - Dawuna
Saturday, March 9, 2024 - Lucy Liyou
Saturday, April 20, 2024 - Dreamcrusher
Friday, May 24, 2024 - Cel Genesis

Framed Listen is a series in which artists across a wide spectrum of genre and sonic palette are asked to curate visual material that contextualizes their music practice. Each evening of the series is based around a different artist, opening with a screening and concluding with a performance. The series aims to highlight and expand engagement with different forms of experimental music, giving attendees a deeper look into the work of these extraordinary musicians.

All Shows
5pm - Screening curated by the artist
– dinner break –
8:30pm -Performance by the artist

Co-sponsored by KZSC and Redwood Records.

Read an interview with guest curator Nicki Duval…

Upcoming Events

Screening + Talk: Lucy Liyou

Framed Listen - Lucy Liyou shares a collection of various TV programs, experimental video, and films in connection to her work.

Sat., Mar. 9, 2024
Doors at 4:30pm | Show at 5pm
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Ahead of her evening performance, Lucy Liyou will share and talk about a collection of various TV programs, experimental video, and films in connection to her work.
 

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Screening + Talk: Lucy Liyou

Framed Listen - Lucy Liyou shares a collection of various TV programs, experimental video, and films in connection to her work.

Sat., Mar. 9, 2024
Doors at 4:30pm | Show at 5pm
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Lucy Liyou [Live]

Framed Listen - Field recordings, text-to-speech readings, poetry, and elements from Korean folk opera are synthesized into sonic narratives that explore the implications of Orientalism and westernisation.

Sat., Mar. 9, 2024
Doors at 8pm | Show at 8:30pm
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This performance is standing-room only. A handful of stool seating will be available on a first come first served basis.

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Lucy Liyou [Live]

Framed Listen - Field recordings, text-to-speech readings, poetry, and elements from Korean folk opera are synthesized into sonic narratives that explore the implications of Orientalism and westernisation.

Sat., Mar. 9, 2024
Doors at 8pm | Show at 8:30pm
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Dreamcrusher presents: Altered States

Framed Listen - Screening of Ken Russell's haunting sci-fi classic.

Sat., Apr. 20, 2024
Doors at 4:30pm | Show at 5pm
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Ahead of their evening performance, Luwayne Glass aka Dreamcrusher presents a screening of Ken Russell's Altered States.
 

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Dreamcrusher presents: Altered States

Framed Listen - Screening of Ken Russell's haunting sci-fi classic.

Sat., Apr. 20, 2024
Doors at 4:30pm | Show at 5pm
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Dreamcrusher [Live]

Framed Listen - ☥ NIHILIST QUEER REVOLT MUSIK ☥

Sat., Apr. 20, 2024
Doors at 8pm | Show at 8:30pm
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This performance is standing-room only. A handful of stool seating will be available on a first come first served basis.

Join us for a rare West Coast performance from industrial/noise artist Dreamcrusher.

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Dreamcrusher [Live]

Framed Listen - ☥ NIHILIST QUEER REVOLT MUSIK ☥

Sat., Apr. 20, 2024
Doors at 8pm | Show at 8:30pm
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Cel Genesis presents: Last and First Men

Framed Listen - Screening of Jóhann Jóhannsson's posthumous feature film debut.

Fri., May 24, 2024
Doors at 4:30pm | Show at 5pm
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Ahead of their evening performance, Cel Genesis presents a screening of Johan Johansson’s Last and First Men.
 

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Cel Genesis presents: Last and First Men

Framed Listen - Screening of Jóhann Jóhannsson's posthumous feature film debut.

Fri., May 24, 2024
Doors at 4:30pm | Show at 5pm
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Cel Genesis [Live]

Framed Listen - An aggressive mixture of hardcore and electronic themes under the guise of a dystopic megacorporation.

Fri., May 24, 2024
Doors at 8pm | Show at 8:30pm
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This performance is standing-room only. A handful of stool seating will be available on a first come first served basis.

Oakland CA project Cel Genesis combines an aggressive mixture of hardcore and electronic themes under the guise of a dystopic megacorporation with the same name. Horrifying visuals and strobe lights assault viewers between gabber kicks and pristine sound design.

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Cel Genesis [Live]

Framed Listen - An aggressive mixture of hardcore and electronic themes under the guise of a dystopic megacorporation.

Fri., May 24, 2024
Doors at 8pm | Show at 8:30pm
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$16 General / $12 Members
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Past Events

Dawuna [Live]

Fri., Feb. 23, 2024 PST | Indexical
This performance is standing-room only. A handful of stool seating will be available on a first come first served basis.
 
Through the tradition of black, cultural story telling, Dawuna presents a fluid reinterpretation of both released and unreleased recorded material. 

Dawuna presents: Beau Travail

Fri., Feb. 23, 2024 PST | Indexical
Ahead of their evening performance, Ian Mugerwa aka Dawuna, presents a screening of Claire Denis’ Beau Travail (ranked among the ten best films of all time in the 2022 Sight and Sound Critics Poll) and talks about how the film relates to their artistic practice.