Red Bull Music Academy NYC: Eno, James Murphy, Erykah Badu

By Team JamBase Feb 21, 2013 7:43 am PST

RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY ANNOUNCES
2013 EVENT SERIES IN NEW YORK

From April 28 to May 31, the world-renowned Red Bull Music Academy will touch down in New York for its 15th edition, with an unprecedented series of 34 unique shows celebrating music across genres and generations.

More than 230 artists are set to perform during the five-week city festival, including musical luminaries such as Brian Eno , James Murphy , DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown aka Erykah Badu , Pantha du Prince & The Bell Laboratory, A-Trak, Giorgio Moroder , Skream, Kim Gordon , Four Tet, and Masters at Work, – as well as 62 hand- picked Academy students hailing from 35 countries.

The 34 shows happening in some of the most iconic venues around town include special live concerts and curated club nights, as well as installations, film screenings and public conversations with some of today’s most inspiring music makers.

Details and full lineups for all shows will be announced on March 4, 2013.

During the entire month of May, Brian Eno brings his acclaimed audio-visual installation, 77 Million Paintings to the former location of Cafe Rouge for its East Coast debut. The exhibition will be accompanied by an “Illustrated Talk” on May 6 in which Eno will outline the creative processes that have driven his work, in true Red Bull Music Academy fashion.

Bass is the place on May 23 at Santos Party House. In a unique summit of sub-loving trailblazers entitled United States of Bass, the Red Bull Music Academy brings together the very pioneers of America’s most influential regional bass music styles. From New York’s own Afrika Bambaataa to LA’s Egyptian Lover, from Detroit’s ghettotech godfather DJ Assault to Chicago’s juke and footwork heroes DJ Spinn and DJ Rashad, New Orleans bounce queen Big Freedia, Baltimore’s Scottie B, Miami’s DJ Magic Mike, Chicago vet DJ Funk and current bass music innovators Drop The Lime and Salva. Expect two floors, 808 beats and one nation under a groove.

These are only a handful of the events that will keep NYC on lock during the whole month of May. Tickets for all shows will go on sale on March 4, 2013 at 10am via www.ticketweb.com. Look forward to more details on shows with the likes of Oscar and Grammy winner Ryuichi Sakamoto and German electronic artist Alva Noto , David Bowie producers Tony Visconti and Nile Rodgers, and hundreds more.

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