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RE: TRIBUTE to the ELECTRIC GUITAR: Y2K13 LOOPFESTIVAL HEADLINERS CONCERT



I am really bummed t miss this year!I wish you much success as always!
JD

> Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:44:37 -0700
> From: looppool@cruzio.com
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: TRIBUTE to the ELECTRIC GUITAR: Y2K13 LOOPFESTIVAL HEADLINERS CONCERT
>
> I"m very excited to announce this year's *HEADLINERS CONCERT *
> for the *Y2K13 INTERNATIONAL LIVE LOOPING MAIN FESTIVAL*
> at the TREASURES ROADHOUSE (*2908 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, California*)
> on SATURDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 19th (9:00 p.m.)
>
>
> We are blessed to have four wonderful headlining artists
> in a special
> *
> **TRIBUTE TO THE ELECTRIC GUITAR*
> featuring;
>
> *DANIEL THOMAS*
> http://y2kloopfest.com/artists/daniel-thomas/
> In his first festival headlining performance, this amazing award
> winning producer,
> accomplished and innovative guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and composer
> will take all over the world in his set, like he has done as a
> guitarist and producer
> in his long professional career. I'm personally really excited about
> this set
>
> *ANDRE LaFOSSE*
> http://y2kloopfest.com/artists/andre-lafosse/
> Andre is a legend in the live looping community; a pioneer in many
> techniques
> and a constant font of out of the box creativity, he also has a deep
> musicality
> and lyricism and great command of his 'axe'. Andre has developed an
> iconoclastic approach
> that discards the ambient, effects-heavy, progressive guitar paradigm so
> favored by
> many live looping guitarists drawing inspiration, instead, from
> turntablism, glitchcore,
> hip-hop and dance music. He has also innovated with and worked with
> and inspired
> many innovations in the EDP Echoplex that he is a master of. He has been
> a great source of knowledge for the live looping community and has given
> his
> advice freely and generously over the years. He is a stalwart in the
> international live looping world!
>
> This is Andres' very first appearance at the looping festival and we are
> very lucky
> to have him.
>
> *BILL WALKER
> *http://y2kloopfest.com/artists/bill-walker/
> After an amazing year, with a highly praised duo record with Turkey's
> Erdem Helvacioglu
> that garnered them a prestigious five page spread in Guitar Player
> Magazine this year,
> Bill will come fresh from featured performances at this years' Seattle
> and Portland Y2K13
> International Live Looping festival to perform a set celebrating his
> very first solo
> album, 'SANCTUARY'. Saturday nights concert will be an official
> 'Album Release Party'
> for Bill's beautiful new recording along with a 2nd 'Album Release' by
>
> *HENRY KAISER
> *http://y2kloopfest.com/artists/henry-kaiser/
> Henry Is one of the most versatile and innovative guitar players on
> earth. The first person in history
> to use digital looping in his work, he has been a ceaseless innovator,
> composer and collaborator.
> From scoring films for Werner Herzog to collaborating with a Who's Who
> of musicians from the
> pop world to the new music/experimental world and major master musicians
> from all over the world,
> Henry has done it all! The following is a very SHORT list of people
> he's collaborated with in his long career:
>
> Herbie Hancock, Richard Thompson, David Lindley, Bob Weir, Lukas Ligeti,
> the ROVA Sax Quartet, Elliot Sharp,
> Michael McClure, Bill Laswell, Fred Frith, Terry Riley, John
> Abercrombie, Negativiland, Michael Stipe,
> Ryuichi Sakamoto, Diamanda Galas, Sonny Sharrock, Hans Reichel, Chris
> Cutler, Henry Cow, John Zorn,
> David Torn, Bill Frisell, Eugene Chadbourne, Evan Parker, Sang-Won Park,
> Thomas Mapfumo, Ali Akbar Khan,
> Material and the Golden Palominos.
>
> He has worked as a television producer and soundtrack artist and has an
> Academy Award nomination for
> Werner Herzog's ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD.
>
> In that capacity he has also been a scientific diver in the US
> ANTARCTICA PROGRAM. 2012 marked his tenth deployment
> beneath the 20 foot thick ice of the Ross Sea.
>
> He will be playing selections from his new solo CD accompanying footage
> that he took underneath the beautiful
> Antarctic ice.
>
> This is Henry's second headlining performance at the Y2K Main Festival
>
>