"The problem with computers is there is not enough Africa in them...
Do you know what a nerd is?
A nerd is a human being without enough Africa in him or her."
-- Brian Eno, May 1995, Wired interview: "Gossip Is Philosophy"
"We talk of uniting different cultures in the name of global harmony;
it is time we talked of uniting humanity with technology in the name
of PAN-global harmony. Unfortunately, technology is currently either
fetishised or feared. Such is humanity's reaction to exotic cultures."
handsPanGloBal is Tribal & Eastern drumming/percussion improvised with
techno & funk. Other-world music.
Like the sound of it already?
Then consider tuning in to SystaBB's PlanetaryChaos "EthnoDance" radio show,
Wednesdays 8:30-10pm, 3PBS-fm, 106.7 MHz.
Except for using a drum machine for the more full-on techno sections
(we are teaching the machines about "Africa" :-)
it really doesn't get more live than this:
Experience the tension, the climax, the release.
Electronics - Son of Zev
Casio CS01, Roland MC303 GrooveBox (Drum Machine)
Electronics - JoVian < ClanAnalogue
Sequential Circuits Pro One
Percussion - Anne Harkin < Short Circuit, Ta'esh Fa'esh
Percussion - Anita Larkin < Short Circuit, Ta'esh Fa'esh
Bass - Masayoshi
9pm, Fri 7th November
@The Stage, 231 Smith St Fitzroy, with...
* "Roots Santamba" - Gambian Grooves
* "Adults Only" - Djembe Group
$8 full, $7 concession
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