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MEME 2014 featured artist, Faux Pas Quartet

MEME 2014 featured artist: Faux Pas Quartet

MEME Tickets available here.
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Faux Pas Quartet is an Indianapolis based free form improvisation ensemble whose sole purpose is the spontaneous expression of the unconscious.
The resulting music, quite literally, comes from the same stuff of which dreams are made. Archetypes of the psyche rising unfettered through the medium of the unconscious and becoming manifest in the shared conscious reality. The music is soothing, agitating, floating, rhythmic, funny, scary, sad, angry, melodic and atonal.
Relax, open up and take the time to flow with the music. Above all, give yourself permission to explore the irrational.
Charles Shriner: EWI / soft synths / controllers
Aaron Urbanski: Keyboards / soft synths / controllers
Jen Schmetzer: Vocals / sampler / effects
Duncan Putman: Bass / effects / dogs

The Indiana Electro-Music Group & the Irving Theater proudly announce the Third Midwest Electro-Music Experience (MEME) Festival being held in Historic Irvington at The Irving Theater August 1-2, 2014. MEME is also supported by Sun King BreweryWorld of Vapor Indy and Wyliepalooza Ice Cream Emporium.

Facebook event here.
MEME 2014 is bringing 38 of some of the world’s finest experimental electronic and electroacoustic musicians to Indianapolis, Indiana. They will be joined by local artists for two days of concerts, workshops, demonstrations and collaborations. Musical styles cover a broad spectrum, guaranteed to be creative and original. Live video art will accompany the concerts, for an immersive multi-media experience. The musicians employ a wide variety of electronic and acoustic instruments, from synthesizers and theremins to found objects and custom controllers. Saturday afternoon features workshops and an open collaboration stage.


Faux Pas Quartet weekly music post

Weekly Faux Pas Quartet track. This improv was done on 7-19-12. Duncan was in NY and not on this recording.

Bright, shiny, beatless wonder.


Weekly Faux Pas Quartet music 5-6-14

Faux Pas Quartet weekly post. Improvisation from Jan. 6, 2013. Bustling sci-fi, dark, metallic cityscape. @fauxpasquartet @mcsdnetlabel


Faux Pas Quartet weekly Soundcloud Post

Improvisation from 04-07-2014. Noisy, lots of percussion, voice, bass and some “compy” piano.


Faux Pas Quartet weekly Soundcloud Post

“Yestergone” from 03-2013


Live: Surrealestate & Faux Pas Quartet

Saturday December 21st, 7:00 to midnight
Max’s Place, 108 W 6th St., Bloomington, IN

Surrealestate & Faux Pas Quartet

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