UltraRed‘s online label, Public Record, released the fourth and final installment of their Fifteen Sounds of the War on the Poor series, an electronic music exploration of the question “What is the sound of the war on the poor?” Comprised of one-minute long works by a diverse set, the release offers an eclectic mix, ranging [...]
Beginning tomorrow, the streets, cafes, & pubs of of Seattle will be overflowing with the lively sound of horn players and drummers from more than a dozen street bands converging for the second HONK! Fest West! In venues across the city, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights will see performances by: March Fourth Marching Band (Portland, [...]
Everyone’s been asking, and here’s the happy answer: the HONK! Festival returns to Somerville for another Columbus Day weekend, this October 9-11th! Similar to past festivals, we will feature a brass band convergence in Davis Square all day Saturday, and a parade down Mass Ave. on Sunday afternoon. Mark your calendar, and tell everyone you [...]
Tomorrow, December 9, Tufts University will screen a student documentary, HONK!: No Noise Is Illegal, at 7:00PM. The film explores the 2008 HONK! festival through the perspectives of both performers and participants. Discussion will follow, and I will be speaking on the panel. Please get in touch for further details.
Every Friday in the weeks leading up to this years HONK! Festival in Boston we’ve been giving you a preview of some of the bands who will be attending. This week is the last week! HONK! will be kicking off next Friday in Davis Square, Somerville. So, for the last time we give you, the HONK! [...]