Zach Layton with Bradford Reed

Apr 16, 2011: 6pm- 7:30 pm
WGXC 90.7-FM: Radio for Open Ears

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Tune in to WGXC 90.7-FM on Saturday, April 16 for a special day spent with guest artists Zach Layton with Bradford Reed. Zach Layton is a guitarist, composer, curator, improviser, teacher and new media artist based in Brooklyn with an interest in biofeedback, generative algorithms, free improvisation and the unconscious. He has performed and exhibited at The Kitchen, ISSUE Project Room, PS1, Sculpture Center, Transmediale Berlin, Roulette and many other venues internationally and around NYC. He has collaborated with Vito Acconci, the Joshua Light Show, Andrew Lampert, Bradley Eros, Alex Waterman, Luke Dubois & Matthew Ostrowski (Fair Use Trio), Tristan Perich, MV Carbon, Jessie Stead and many other artists, musicians, filmmakers and friends. His duo with Bradford Reed "Minerals" explores polyrhythmic layers of improvised tonalities.

Bradford Reed is an American multi-instrumentalist, experimental luthier, and member of avant-garde band King Missile III. He is proficient at such instruments as drums, guitar, melodica, piano, and synthesizer. In the 1980s he invented the pencilina, a custom-made string instrument.