Saturday, July 31st, 2021, 8:00pm

Salem Access TV, 285 Derby St. #2, Salem, MA

this is the YouTube link of the show:



(Boston, MA)

photo credit: Sasha Pedro

Magdalena Abrego is a Boston-based guitarist and teaching artist. Utilizing the languages of free jazz and experimental rock, Magdalena’s music confronts issues of musical tradition through genre-bending improvisation. Her most recent release is Seven, an album of nine duo compositions written for combinations of alto saxophones, bass clarinet, voice, electric guitar, and electronics. Magdalena maintains an active performance schedule spanning North America and Europe, performing at venues such as Jordan Hall, Roulette Intermedium, Bimhuis, and the Banff Centre for the Arts.


(Boston, MA)

Kevin Micka is commonly associated with the name Animal Hospital. Working as a studio engineer, technician and installation designer have influenced Kevin’s creative output beyond the foundational expression of rock music. Micka is also affiliated with the Animal Hospital Ensemble, Neptune and the music series Non-Event.


(Boston, Medford, Worcester, MA)

Working In various configurations, Variant State explores the interactions of acoustic instrumentation, electronics, multiphonics, abraded and degraded recordings, and feedback within collectively improvised settings. Their open-form sonic investigations draw on aesthetics of spontaneous interaction and dynamic cooperative structures. The quartet version of the group includes Howard Martin (reeds), Jesse Kenas-Collins (feedback objects), Michael Rosenstein (amplified surfaces, modified field recordings, oscillators), and Dirk Adams (drain pipe and objects).