We are proud to present experimental electronic musician/sound artist/instrument maker Tim Kaiser (MN) and experimental electronic musician Doctah X (CMH), who will be performing at It Looks Like Its Open the evening of Saturday, April 5. Location: It Looks Like Its Open. Doors: 7pm. Suggested donation: $5. BYOB, all ages.
About the performers:
Tim Kaiser has been producing experimental art at various venues for the past 30 years. His video, installation and performance art projects have been presented in Germany, Brazil, Sweden, Hong Kong, Cuba, Canada, Philladelphia, New York and Chicago.Tim has toured his live musical performances throughout the US including New York, Chicago, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Detroit, Tulsa, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Baltimore, Providence, Columbus, Asheville, Portland, St.Louis, Nashville and Duluth (the hardest gig to get!) He has received grants and awards from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, the Duluth Art Institute, the Tweed Museum of Art, the Minnesota State Arts Board, the McKnight Foundation, the Jerome Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Tim has served on the boards of the Duluth Public Arts Commission, the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, Zenith City Arts and the Duluth New Music Institute. He has been a panelist for the Minnesota State Arts Board film and video review panel and a volunteer consultant to many arts organizations. Articles and Reviews of Tim’s work have appeared in Make Magazine, Wired, the Associated Press, Time Out NY, Duluth News-Tribune, Northland Reader, CityPages, ArtPaper, EnGadget, Vinyl, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the Daily Collegian, the Smaland Posten, Synthtopia, GigantiCo, MNArtists, StreetTech, Sonic State, BoingBoing, and the New Art Examiner.
Tony Harrington, better known as Doctah X, is a DJ, singer, and electronic/ambient soundscape musician who operates the House of Dub Studio in Columbus, Ohio, and hosts a radio program on WCRS Columbus. His music is firmly rooted in Jamaican Reggae, and he ventures deeply into the realm of Reggae known as Dub music and Dubstep. His music encompasses Eastern and African sounds. He performs at clubs throughout the Midwest, in his native Kentucky, and in New York City at Roberta’s Tonic and The Knitting Factory. In the 1970s and 80s, as a blues guitarist, he recorded and toured in Europe with Cream drummer Ginger Baker and played with blues legends John Lee Hooker and Albert Collins, Lele Gaudi and recorded more with Umar Bin Hassan on Stay Focused Records.