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Daze Of Heaven at Trophy’s. Austin, Texas.
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Yeast by Sweet Beast 2012 Highlights Experimental Music
In the Quest to Keep Austin Weird!
Yeast by Sweet Beast 2012, presented by Anne Heller of Aurora Plastics Company and Church of the Friendly Ghost, is a three-day experimental improvisation and outsider music festival (now in its 12th year) to be held Saturday March 10th from 2 pm to 10 pm at Headhunters (720 Red River St., Austin TX 78701, 512-825-5600), Sunday March 11th from 2 pm to 730 pm at Headhunters (720 Red River St., Austin TX 78701, 512-825-5600), Sunday March 11 from 930pm to 2am at Skinny’s Ballroom (115 San Jacinto, Austin, TX 78701, 512-476-1962) and Monday March 12th from 5 pm to 2 am at Trophy’s (2008 South Congress, Austin TX 78704, 512-447-0969) during the SXSW Film and Interactive Festival. Poet, musician and filmmaker Anne Heller (of the experimental improv band Aurora Plastics Company) began the fest in the year 2000 to celebrate still being alive and to return a bit of happiness to the community by creating a manifestation of “flying the freak flag.” She organizes and funds the fest herself, paying the performing bands equally from the profits, if any. Inspired by Andy Warhol’s legendary “Exploding Plastic Inevitable” happenings, this showcase of up-and-coming tonal artists is accompanied by the film installations of video artists Paul Baker, Laurel Barickman and Katie Rose Pipkin, creating a hypnotic ambiance throughout.
The music is the reason for the Yeast by Sweet Beast experimental music Fest. Experimental music is a viable genre and should be performed live for people to see and hear. It has a history which dates back to the turn of the last century and is rooted in the jazz tradition which in turn stemmed from the music performed in voodoo rituals brought to America by African slaves. These vibrations and tones may seem unsettling or evil to the uninitiated, but in truth they are healing and cathartic. They can take one to a beautiful inner/outer space where one can be free to float beyond this drab, spastic world and its physical and spatial limitations.
Experimental improvisational music is “art for art’s sake,” creation as a means of intense personal expression. The bands featured in Yeast by Sweet Beast are all experienced improvisers who feel comfortable and relish the magic which is creativity in the moment. Many also perform in other musical genres. Each band gets a 30-minute set with 8 or 9 bands performing each night of the fest.
Yeast by Sweet Beast 2012 will feature Vienna, Austria’s Le Cowboy, Louisville, Kentucky’s Bosco Stravinsky , Houston’s Future Blondes and as well as such Austin-based experimental stalwarts as ST-37, Jerri Seinfeldt’s Atrophied Sac, Book of Shadows and organic-electric soundtrack conjurers Aurora Plastics Company. Video artists Paul Baker of Sub Oslo, Laurel Barickman and Katie Rose Pipkin will visually accompany the musical performances, in traditional Yeast by Sweet Beast fashion.
Please contact Anne at email@example.com (512-483-1631) or Chris firstname.lastname@example.org (512-965-1379) or check http://www.yeastbysweetbeast.com or https://www.facebook.com/yeastbysweetbeast for more information.
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Saturday March 10, 2012
720 Red River St., Austin TX 78701
Video projectionist: Katie Rose Pipkin
2pm to 2:30pm———— Mugwump
245pm to 315pm———Ichi Ni San Shi
330pm to 4pm————-Macho Blush
415pm to 445pm———Rebecca Ramirez
5pm to 530pm————-Sprills of Ore
545pm to615pm———The Lichen
630pm to 7pm———— Book of Shadows
715pm to 745pm——- Xathax (Nathan Espen)
8pm to 830pm———— Le Cowboy from Vienna, At
845pm to 915pm——- Unmoor (Andy Hendricks/ Eva Kelly)
930pm to 10pm——— Thomas Fang
Sunday March 11, 2012 Part One
2pm until 730pm
720 Red River St., Austin, TX 78701
Video Projectionist: Paul Baker
215pm to 245pm——-Topher
3pm to 330pm————Zorch
345pm to 415pm——-Smokey Emery
430pm to 5pm———- BREAKEXEXKOAXKOAX
515pm to 545pm——-Bee vs. Moth
6pm to630pm————How I Quit Crack
645pm to 715pm——-Youthful Masturbation Techniques
Sunday March 11, 2012 Part Two
930pm to 2am
115 San Jacinto, Austin, TX 78701
Video Projectionist: Paul Baker
930pm to 10pm——————- Scottless and Bible Black (members of ST-37)
1015pm to 1045pm————- Sections (Bradford Kinney & Justin Waters)
11pm to 1130pm——————- Dromez (Liz Gomez)
1145pm to 1215am————— Future Blondes (Houston)
1230am to 1am———————- Johnathan Horne & Matt Armistead
115am to 145am——————- Aurora Plastics Company
Monday March 12, 2012
2008 South Congress
Video Projectionist: Laurel Barickman
5pm to 530 pm—————— Destroyed for Comfort
545pm to 615pm—————Man of the Down
630pm to 715pm—————-7-Inch Stitch
730pm to 8pm———————Lee Dockery
815pm to 845pm————— Mystery band
9pm to 930pm———————-Daze of Heaven
945pm to 1015pm—————Odor Baby (Matt Burnett)
1030pm to 11pm——————Sex Bruises
1115pm to 1145 pm———-Waco Girls
12 am to 1230am—————-Hard HNW
1245am to 115am————— Christopher Petkus
130am to 2am————————Jerri Seinfeldt’s Atrophied SAC free jam!!!!!
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