• 7pm: Chris Cochrane / John Thayer (Album Release; w/ Nick Jozwiak, Anthony Coleman), God Is My Co-Pilot (ft. Sandy Ewen), Aliya Ultan & Drew Wesely@ [stone circle theatre at the] ridgewood presby church (all ages), 59-14 70th ave, ridgewood, queens // godco = Normandy Sherwood, Craig Flanagin, Jason Blackkat, Kevin Shea // TICKETS
Chris Cochrane & John Thayer (w/ Nick Jozwiak, Anthony Coleman)
Chris Cochrane is a songwriter and guitarist who has been playing in New York since the 1980s .
Chris has played with Thurston Moore, Zeena Parkins, John Zorn, Marc Ribot, Billy Martin, Eszter Balint, Stew, James Chance, Mike Patton, Henry Kaiser, Andrea Centazzo, Annie Gosfield, Tim Hodgkinson, Miguel Frasconi, Richard Buckner, Davey Williams, Ladonna Smith and Jim Pugliese and many others. He has composed music for Dennis Cooper, John Jasperse, Neil Greenberg, Nayland Blake, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Jennifer Monson and Circus Amok. He was in the bands No Safety and Curlew, and is currently works in several projects: Collapsible Shoulder with Brian Chase, Kato Hideki and Kevin Bud Jones, Alphawhore with Gordon Beeferman and Kevin Shea, a duo with Stuart Popejoy and periodically plays with the Chris Rael’s Church of Betty. // thechriscochrane.com
John Thayer is a New York-based musician and engineer whose experiential compositions are inspired by a deep attention to the sounds of the natural world. His recordings, centered around a hybrid of studio techniques and improvisatory performance, range from long-form, multilayered ambience to polyrhythmic electro-acoustic collage.
In addition to his solo releases, Thayer creates site-specific sound installations and is an active collaborator in NYC’s experimental scene. He has performed with a long list of incredible musicians including; Zeena Parkins, Daniel Carter, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Lucas Brode, Brian Chase, Chris Cochrane, Kato Hideki, Sarah Bernstein, Craig Schenker, Ezra Feinberg, Arp, Robbie Lee, Gelsey Bell, Jeff Tobias, Jim Pugliese, Nick Jozwiak, Stan Zenkov & David Lackner. // insta: @sonic_monkeywrencher + johnthayersound.com
God Is My Co-Pilot will bite you while nuzzling you. Normandy Sherwood, electronics & voice; Craig Flanagin, guitar; Jason Blackkat, bass; Kevin Shea, drums; ft. special guest Sandy Ewen, guitar, electronics, objects.