Folks can tune in (for free!) for a three-day streaming event this upcoming August 21-23, 2020 for a weekend filled with musical performances from both the local and world-renowned jam bases, a variety of workshops, and keynote speakers. Streams will feature closed-captioning, American Sign Language Interpretation, and other embedded accessibility tools.
“I think everyone has the power to imagine great music, but moving it out of your mind and into the physical world is a great process. Usually within that process, my ideas morph into their own entities, which is exactly what happened with Relaxylvania.”
Gnomon, The Clock Reads’ second LP, is an excellent primer on their unique sound and personality as a band. The instrumental jazz quartet makes use of two guitarists along with bass and drums, a relatively unusual configuration that raises challenges ably met by the ensemble.
The short takes viewers on a tour of a paradigm shift, using Klaproth as the subject. In the opening scenes, she’s rifling through bills, Philadelphia Parking Authority-issued tickets, and other usual paper pests that come with adulthood. While taking a ride on her Vespa scooter, she approaches a forset staircase with two mystical nymphs—who have been following her the entire video—enticing her to drink a potion.
“Instead of waiting for another show to spring up, we decided to take on the challenge ourselves and do our best to elevate people’s perception of a music festival while offering a Rubalad-like visual experience, a super talented music line up, and creating a unique brand separate from any other.”