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King Britt
Liminal States


Thursday - 11:00pm
July 8, 2021


Online Livestream


pay what you wish

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Bowerbird is pleased to present Liminal States, a new series of late night, live streamed concerts intended to be listened to as you fall asleep. Aiming to center and calm, the musicians will seek to lead listeners to that magic space between awake and asleep. Tune in and bliss out. Performer and composer King Britt will perform from his home in New York.

Co-presented with The Rotunda.


Admission to this online event is Free / Pay What You Wish ($20 suggested). REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. A link will be sent to you the day of the event. The performance will start at 11:00pm Eastern Time and will run approximately 40 mins.

This event is part of the Liminal States Series


 


ABOUT THE ARTIST
Pew Fellowship recipient, King James Britt (his real name) is a 30+ year, producer, composer and performer in electronic music. His position as Assistant Teaching Professor in Computer Music carries a unique perspective, bringing a non-linear approach and knowledge to the department by focusing on various modern forms of electronic music pedagogy, while continuing to be an active force in the music industry. As a composer and producer, his practice has lead to collaborations with the likes of De La Soul, Alarm Will Sound Orchestra, Saul Williams, director Michael Mann (Miami Vice) and many others, as well as being called for remixes from an eclectic list of giants, including, Meredith Monk, Solange to Calvin Harris. Most recently collaborating with MacArthur Fellow, Tyshawn Sorey for an upcoming album project. In his role as performer, he has travelled globally playing thousands of venues and festivals, including, AfroPunk (NYC), Berghain (Berlin), MoogFest (Durham), Le Guess Who Festival (Utrecht) and The Kitchen (NYC). King was also the original DJ for the Grammy Award winning Digable Planets. Blacktronika : Afrofuturism In Electronic Music, is a new UCSD lecture course, created by King, researching and honoring the people of color, who have pioneered groundbreaking genres within the electronic music landscape. Genres span from Chicago House, Detroit Techno and Drum & Bass music. Using his position in the industry, the class has been attended by many, including Questlove, Julian Priester and Goldie.


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