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Found pianos of Capitol Hill

Release of "Found pianos of Capitol Hill" by Unknown Rockstar

Unknown Rockstar has released a short album of piano pieces.

"I was walking through Capitol Hill, Seattle one weekend, and encountered an abandoned piano at the side of the road. I decided it needed a final piece of loving, so I recorded it in my phone. The next week I found the piano had been joined by a second, and both pianos had had their keyboards smashed. So I played the strings directly. Both pieces reflect the decay and misuse of the pianos, and the environment they spent a short time in before going to their final resting place."
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Hollow Earth Radio Surrealistic Song Project 2013

Hollow Earth Radio Surrealistic Song Project 2013

Hollow Earth Radio’s Surrealist Song Project is a method by which a collection of four recorded musical tracks are assembled to make one song. Participants have a chance to make up a portion of a song on the spot, in a similar way to writing an "Exquisite Corpse Poem."

To do this, we use a recording setup with various instrument options. Once an instrument is chosen, participants strap on headphones and begin recording their own track, with the rule that they can only listen to one of the previously recorded tracks. After four tracks are recorded, they are combined together to make a song. Postmoderncore organized the recording equipment, facilitating the recording, and mixed down the tracks.

These tracks were recorded at the 6th Annual DIY Holiday Fair - A Benefit for Hollow Earth Radio & The Vera Project on December 14, 2013.

PhotoChop 2013-12-11 Poster

Unknown Rockstar plays PhotoChop exhibition opening, Bluebird Microcreamery, Seattle, 12th December

PhotoChop exhibition opening, Bluebird Microcreamery the 12th of December, 7pm-10pm Pacific Time

A collective exhibition of collage images from print using photo chop, scissors, and glue. The exhibition salutes the dawn of photo lithography, the 120 year old tradition of processing images for the mass print medium... and giving the recycled images a montage of new meaning. Featuring over 20 artists.

Everything $5 - $100

Opening Thursday December 12 @ 7pm
feat improv piano by The Unknown Rockstar, Wild Bill & improv sax by James McLallan

Bluebird Microcreamery is at 1205 E Pike St #1A Seattle, WA 98122. There's a Facebook event.