August 5, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

early 3pm matinee

Andrea Pensado (b. Argentina), works with sound as a performer and programmer. She studied in Argentina and Poland where she graduated in Composition with honors. However, her music started to gradually move from composition to improvisation. Paradoxically, nowadays, Pensado finds herself rooted in the Boston underground noise scene where she plays solos and collaborates frequently with other musicians. Her more stable groups are Phurnne (a trio with Jenifer Gelineau and Stephanie M. Germaine), Los Condenados (with Walter Wright, Bonnie Kane and Chris Strunk), Bats From Pogo (with Walter Wright) and Sheer Anxiety (with Chris Strunk). She performs extensively across the United States and has been featured many times in Europe and South America. The performances take place in all sorts of varied venues from regular concert halls to art galleries, clubs, lofts, basements, record stores and “house-shows”. She has releases with Zeromoon, Feeding Tube Records, YDLMIER, Hidden Temples, Pan y Rosas, LITL, Ayurvedic Tapes and Anathema Archives. Since 2010, she runs Sonorium, a quarterly series of experimental music in Salem, MA.

CHRIS STRUNK is a Boston based percussionist and drummer. His solo work focuses on cymbal overtones, friction, and the vibration and rattle of non traditional objects used as percussion instruments. He has been an active show promoter and musician in the Boston area for the past sixteen years. He has been active in many groups such as Los Condenados, Avoidance, Taps, Phantom Rides, Sheer Anxiety, Conversions, Baja Blatz, Sleeper Cell, and many more. His first full length cd No Chart Could Map My Constellations is soon forthcoming on the newly minted, Philadelphia based label Killing Time Between the Ice Ages.

Fred Lonberg-Holm has played and studied music in a variety of situations from the Juilliard School to the gutter. A former student of Anthony Braxton, Morton Feldman, Bunita Marcus and Pauline Oliveros, his primary projects are his Valentine Trio and The Lightbox Orchestra. He has performed or recorded with Peter Brotzmann, Superchunk, Joe McPhee, and Wilco, among many others.

Matt Weston plays percussion and electronics. He has studied with Arthur Brooks, Bill Dixon, and Milford Graves, and has collaborated with Kevin Drumm, Mary Halvorson, Ben Miller, Roger Miller, William Parker, and Smog, among others.