Medeski Martin & Wood Gear Up for Radiolarians I
Medeski Martin & Wood have never been your typical band. Creativity has led their career and their music always stays unique. Now, the restlessly inventive improvising trio Medeski Martin & Wood are set to embark on an ingenious new experiment dubbed The Radiolarian Series.
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The Radiolarian Series - named after a type of single-celled organism with dazzlingly intricate exoskeletons - is designed to subvert the age-old music industry cycle of write/record/tour. The trio, consisting of keyboardist John Medeski, drummer Billy Martin, and bassist Chris Wood, will convene for brief writing retreats, perform only that new material on tour, record the material immediately after getting off the road, and release it as an album on their own Indirecto label.
The process will be repeated three times, resulting in three albums - the first of which, Radiolarians I, will be in stores on September 30. Check out "Free Go Lily," the first single from Radiolarians I, via the link below.
Download Free "Free Go Lily" MP3
Preorder Radiolarians I on Amazon
Don't miss Medeski Martin & Wood as they get back on the road in support of The Radiolarians Series. This is your chance to hear all new Medeski Martin & Wood music before it is finalized and the band gets back in the studio to record for the third release of The Radiolarians Series.
09.19.08 - Canecao - Rio de Janeiro
09.20.08 - SESC Vila Mariana - Sao Paulo
09.21.08 - SESC Vila Mariana - Sao Paulo
09.23.08 - Teatro Gran Rex - Buenos Aires
09.28.08 - Bearsville Theatre - Bearsville, NY
10.31.08 - The Garden Hall - Yebisu, Tokyo
11.01.08 - The Garden Hall - Yebisu, Tokyo
11.12.08 - Moore Theatre - Seattle, WA
11.13.08 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC
11.14.08 - Aladdin Theatre - Portland, OR
11.15.08 - McDonald Theatre - Eugene, OR
11.16.08 - Van Duzer Theatre - Arcata, CA
11.18.08 - McNears Mystic Theatre - Petaluma, CA
11.19.08 - Rio Theatre - Santa Cruz, CA
11.20.08 - Fillmore - San Francisco, CA
11.21.08 - El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
11.22.08 - John Ascuaga's Nugget - Sparks, NV