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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Video from 11.29.12


 Le Wallet Recital Hall 11. 29.12 Almost Full Set

set;
Light Construction No. 15 "Swing"
Bell Piece #10-1.2
Light Construction No. 5 "Circle" (Partial, then knock off duracell batteries died......)

players:
s.sigley
t.rusterholz
p.spadine
p.panos

camera by j.artery

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Video from 11.17.12


 From the Artist Fund Theater via Issue Project Room 11.17.12

 set: Bell Piece No. 4.3
Acme Anvil March
New Trio
 Bell Piece No. 1

 Players:
s.sowyrda
m.etten
b.stardrum
j,frye
p.spadine

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Video from 11.10.12

Full Set

From the RH Gallery, Tribeca NY, 11.10.12

set:
Opening Bells for Video
Bell Piece #11
Video Glissando
Light Construction No. 4 "Judas"
Balloon Intermission
Bell Piece# 31
Vocal Interlude for Video
Light Construction No. 12 " Happy B'day Herman"

players:
b.stardrum
p.panos
j.frye
p.spadine

camera:
s.free

ashcanorchestra.blogspot.com

watch in HD

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

VIDEO FROM 11.3.12

Full set from Big Snow Buffalo Lodge 11.3.12


set:
  Happy B'day Herman
  twwwwwww
  Balloon Construction #2

players:
  s.sigley
  p.panos
  p.spadine

camera:
  g.jackson

Friday, November 2, 2012

11/5 Show moved and Re-Imagined

Benefit Show
@ LASALA (53 N.3rd St BK,NY)
For Redhook Hurricane Relief
The Western Enisphere + Ashcan Orchestra at LASALA

  THE WESTERN ENISPHERE
-  gestural improvisation/micro-rhythm & drones ensemble - featuring:
Jeanann Dara - viola
Sam Kulik - trombone
Will Stanton - audio/video electronics
Danny Tunick - percussion
David First - guitar
 

Joined by the Ashcan Orchestra who will
do an opening set, then TWE, and then we╩╝ll join forces for a very special hypno-
phenomenal collaboration. This show will also feature the premiere of TWE's new
44.1hz harmonic-beating drone video system.

Monday, November 5th
The show will start at 7:30pm
(doors at 7:00pm)
































This is going to be a really great show/for a good cause to boot:
Beyond $$ donations, the call for goods are: 

* already prepared food (including food for children)
* batteries
* flashlights
* power strips
* toiletries (including toilet paper and paper towels)
* utensils such as spoons and bowls
* jugs of water

Two friends, Matthew Ostowski & Amanda Remus have been driving down to Red Hook from Greenpoint by car w/donated supplies. They will come to the show and pick up all donations to be delivered to the official Red Hook drop-off point the following day.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Video from 10.26.12

from The Ho_se House"
 
Bell #17
Bell #15
Percussion Construction #1
Drop Interlude
Bell #10-1.2

s.sigley
t.rusterholz
p.panos
p.spadine

s.cooper at the camera


Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Photos from Cropped Out

From Seth Fischer
On the Banks of the Ohio

P.Panos on the Saw:

L to R : P.Panos, P.Spadine, T.Rusterholz

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Video from Act One of "Apollo's Accidental Answer"


For those of you who missed it, here is the video from Ashcan's opera, in HD glory.
Stay Tuned for Act Two.

A gigantic thanks to the performers:

       Amirtha Kidambi - Cassandra
       Elisabeth Halliday - Cassandra's Reflection
       Adam Markiewicz - Violin
       Hunter Jack - Violin
       Philip Panos - Saw
       Tim Rusterholz - Cello
       Justin Frye - Bass
       Shannon Sigley - Percussion
       Sam Sowydra - Percussion
       Jordan Bernstein - Percussion 

 And thank you for the Support from the Clocktower Gallery and the Jerome Foundation

Thanks to Yaman Palak for the video.

Friday, August 31, 2012

September 12,13,14

The Ashcan Orchestra
Oh So Excitedly Invites You to:

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Apollo's Accidental Answer
An Opera in Two Acts
Act One Premiering September 12.13.14. 2012
Doors @ 6pm - No Admittance after 7pm
At The Clocktower Gallery
108 Leonard St.
Manhattan, NY
Free, but Space is Extremely Limited. (30 persons per evening)
RSVP w/ the Date of Your Choice to:
events@artonair.org
with the Subject Line  "Apollo's Accidental Answer"

for a little sneek peek

love

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Not good at show hiatus.....


The event of the late summer. 
great acts. great venue. dont miss.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Apollo's Accidental Answer

Working feverishly on the opera for my residency at the Clocktower Gallery. Early information here: http://artonair.org/event/apollos-accidental-answer
more to follow.............

Friday, June 22, 2012

Full Set from the Outpost with Amazing Amy 6/20/12

full set from The Outpost
 


6/20/12

Video One:
Light construction #12 "Happy B'day Herman"

Video 2:
Rhinobox for 5 voices
Bell Piece No. 13.2

Video 3:
Light Construction No. 11 "Spin"
Bell Piece No. 16.2 "Ceilings"

s.sigley
m.etten
j.bernstien
t.rusterholtz
a.harlib
p.panos
p.spadine

thanks to d.rineer & j.frye for videoizing

Video from 5/10/12 part 2

Big Snow Buffalo Lodge



5/10/12

s.sigley
p.spadine
t.rusterholtz
p.panos

Video Feedback Feast

 









video accompaniments for a pair of LPs from The Dreebs, instructions to sync up to records on youtube page. single shot video feedback takes

One Photo and One Video From the Ho_se 6/16/12

A nice picture taken by some nice tenant of the Ho_se:

and a video of the very same new piece: Light Construction No. 12 "Happy Birthday Herman":

p.panos
p.spadine
thanks to n.whipple for the videoizing

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Video from 6/9/12 Bell Piece No. 10.4


had a lovely night with the folks at Exapno playing June's Performer's Forum
above's a video of a new arrangement of Bell Piece No. 10 w/  s.sigley, t.rusterholtz. p.panos, and p.spadine.
thanks to cory bracken for handling the camera.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

This Saturday 6/9 at Exapno

the ashcan orchestra will play, present a small talk on handbells, and open the floor for questions
sure to be as amusing as anytime we are allowed to speak in public

extended info HERE

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Video From 5/12/12 with The Amazing Amy at Zebulon

Thanks to Marc Edwards for the video of a particularly special night:
full set bkwrds:
Twwwwwww (w/ the Amazing Amy)
Bell #17 "Planck Length"
Duet for Saw and Tv Saw
Bell # 31

ashcan was:
s.sigley
t.rusterholtz
p.panos
p.spadine

thanks to Diamond Terrifier for the invite.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Video from 5/10/12

another night at Big Snow Buffalo Lodge found us with a slightly dangerous new approach to the photoresistors.... this was the most fun we've ever had rehearsing, despite p.panos getting a little cordburn......



p.panos
t.rusterholtz
p.spadine

m.mann on the camera

Northern Spy

The nice folks at Northern Spy, whom have out out some of Ashcan's favorite BK albums, picked an Ashcan flick as their video pick of the day... blush....

http://northern-spy.com/2012/05/spy-video-pick-ashcan-orchestra-bell-piece-no-15/

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

TONITE AT ZEBULON w/ THE AMAZING AMY!!!!!!

Tonite, Tonite, Tonite The Ashcan Orchestra is pleased to announce our appearance at Diamond Terrifier curated "Practice" Series at Zebulon.  The night will be particularly special to us as we will be joined by The Amazing Amy, a 50+ Contortionist who can perform feats that few of anyone age can achieve.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Show 5/10/12 BIG SNOW BUFFAlo LODGE

 A Cordial Invite to Our 3rd Presentation at 89 Varet St. Brooklyn, NY
the Ashcan Orchestra will be performing four selections for your AURAL FANCY:

Piece #1:
Bell Piece No. 17 "Planck Length" 
for quartet:
8 handbells, 8 deskbells, 2 tom-tom, glockenspiel, toy piano, handsaw

Piece #2:
Piano for 3 Tapes No. 13
for two players and three tape recorders

Piece #3:
Bell Piece No. 10.-1'Purple'
for trio:
6 handbells

Piece #4:
Light Construction No. 11 "Spin"
for trio:
three photoresistors, three spinning light bulbs, three channel audio

the orchestra will be: p.panos, t.rusterholtz, s.sigley, p.spadine

we hope this is enough cryptic info to get your ears salivating. 
be there at 9, to get a jazz massage.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Full Set From 3.21.12 at BIG SNOW BUffALO LODGE


for those who missed it, a full reliving of wednesday nite:
Big Snow Buffalo Lodge BK,NY
3.21.12
ashcan orchestra was:
s.sigley
p.panos
t.rusterholtz
p.spadine

set was:
(vdo pt.1) Bell Piece No. 4 w/ Light Panned Taped Snare Roll
                 Light Construction No.5 "Circle"
                 Canon for Three Tapes No. 7
       (pt.2) Duet For Saw
        (pt.3) Bell Piece No. 31

                                                 video by h.jack

Sunday, February 26, 2012

More Fun With Photoresistors

Closed Feedback Video, one unbroken shot, scored with Photoresistors Video from live performance with The Dreebs Photoresistor instrument built by p.spadine and s.sigley.


Ashcan Orchestra 2012

Saturday, February 25, 2012

2.23.12 Video

Played Thursday 2.23.12 in support of the release of the 60min "Isn't the King Right? Excerpts" cassette on Greenage Records at Big Snow Buffalo Lodge. Here's a recap:

2/23/12 Big Snow Buffalo Lodge BK, NY
Acme Anvil March
Ashcan Orchestra
s.sigley
p.panos
t.rusterholz
m.etten
j.bernstien
p.spadine

ashcanorchestra.blogspot


Saturday, February 11, 2012

FULL SET VIDEO FROM 2/7/12 from the RED ROOM

Ashcan went on a little trip, Monday in Harrisonburg, VA, and Tuesday in Baltimore at the spectacular Red Room at Normal's
here's the set:

we were:
s.sigley
a.markiewicz
j.bernstien
p.spadine

This is not a Park.

2/4/12
Ashcan regular T.Rusterholtz set up afternoon in a fake park in Manhattan. The place was Weird, so the videos are too:

Ashcan Orchestra "sgnoS owT" Live at a Not Park 2/4/12
on this day ashcan was:
t.rusterholtz
p.panos
p.spadine


Ashcan Orchestra Live
FF Video from 2/4/12 at a NotPark in Manhattan
ashcan was:
t.rusterholtz cello
p.panos saw
p.spadine bells

Dont Say Shit in Front of the B-A-B-Y, a b y o b a b y Event

Upon the invite of my wondrous friend Andrew Bernstien and the hospitality of Ms. Aliza Simons, Ashcan traveled to the UWS and up 20 floors, to ring amongst high society, in a homey little penthouse.
Lea Bertucci    also performed a fantastic set, as well has Corey Bracken. The nite also marked p.panos debut on the musical saw w/ Ashcan.
The Orchestra was:
p.panos, s.sigley, t. rusterholtz, j.bernstien, n.whipple, m.ettem, p.spadine.
and some videos: