Band Dialogue 2 // ID

by Cy Dune

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Super excited to announce that I am doing Band Dialogue 2 this weekend at Treefort Music Fest at Skatefort at Rhodes Skate Park (Treefort Music Fest). 10 bands set up stretched out across the Rhodes Skate Park in Boise.

This is a multi band composition/happening I started in 2013 that explores the sonics of many bands, stretched out across a space, playing simultaneously. Each version is adapted to the site and bands – the first performance was last year at Hopscotch Music Festival in NC.

Band Dialogue 2 will include – Pontiak / Delicate Steve / AU / Wooden Indian Burial Ground. / Inner Oceans / Art Fad / Sun Blood Stories / Twin Steps /Cy Dune/ and more……

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3 West Coast Dates with Pontiak!

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I’m so excited about 3 west coast shows I am doing next week with the mighty Pontiak! You can find more info about Pontiak here:

Tue 2/11/2014
San Diego, CA // Tower Bar

Wed 2/12/2014
Los Angeles, CA // Bootleg Bar and Theater
Thur 2/13/2014
San Francisco, CA // MAKEOUT ROOM
w/ Golden Void !


September 2013 Hopscotch Tour

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First Cy Dune East Coast tour was so much fun. Inspired by a trip to the awesome Hopscotch Festival in Raleigh, NC, I put together a band of some of my favorite NYC musicians – Andrew Barker and Greg Fox on Drums and Tim Dahl on Bass.

We started out in NYC playing a show with MEMs featuring Greg from Deerhoof. Then headed down the coast. Touching base with the awesome Richmond VA crew and then to Hopscotch. Of course heard amazing music there – Merzbow/Wolf Eyes/Daniel Bachman/Pissed Jeans/Charlemagne  Palestine – saw Kid Millions drum with Spiritualized, talked on a panel with Low and Matmos, and held a multi band happening.

Our trip back up north included an awesome show in Asheville at the amazing Apothecary Gallery with the brilliant Leverage Models (Shannon Fields new project), and ended up in NYC with a 40 drum performance in Greenpoint. There reconvening with the mighty Pontiak that played on both big pieces!

Thanks to all who played and helped and came out. More soon!!!

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Band Dialogue 1 // NC

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Debut performance of new multi-band piece Band Dialogue happening at Hopscotch Festival this year!!!!

More details soon!

Cy Dune // 14 Drums at Echo Park Rising Festival

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Cy Dune Drums at Origami Vinyl last night with drummers from:

Jefertiti’s Nile, Avi Buffalo, Hi Ho Silver Oh, Ohioan, Deathbomb Arc,  Foot Village, and more.

Thanks to all the drummers, Origami vinyl, and Echo Park Rising Fest.

Echo Park Rising Festival

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Playing a last minute Cy Dune Drums gig at Echo Park Rising fest this week.

At Origami Vinyl, Sunday Aug 18th at 8pm:

1816 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Going to try and pack as many drums in there as I can. Pics to follow……

You Tube

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After Just Kids

This came up at the end of the Just Kids video I made and I thought it was kind of awesome.

CY DUNE Sept 2013 Hopscotch Tour

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Cy Dune Sept 2013 Tour

Sept 3 – NYC / Pianos with MEMs (Greg Saunier, Ofir Gannon, Greg Albert,Eliot Krimsk)
Sept 4 – Richmond, VA / Balliceaux w/ Descendents of the Sun (ft Reggie from Bon Iver)
Sept 5 – Raleigh, NC / Hopscotch Festival 
Sept 6 – Hopscotch  / Band Dialogue 1
Sept 7 – Hopscotch / Pour House with Pissed Jeans
Sept 8 – Asheville / Apothecary Gallery with Morbids
Sept 9 – Harrisonburg, VA (JMU) / Clementine Cafe w/ Norwegian Arms and Jamaican Queens
Sept 10 – Williamsburg, BK / Secret Venue w/ Cy Dune 40 Drums

This will be a quartet tour w/

Greg Fox // Drums

Andrew Barker // Drums

Tim Dahl // Bass

Performed new piece NO STORY at Ecstatic Summer NYC

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This took place at the Winter Garden at the World Financial Center as part of the River to River Festival and Ecstatic Summer Festival in NYC, presented by Brookfield Arts.

Ecstatic Summer curated the concept of commissioning 7 new pieces written for percussion or brass ensembles.   The music was incredible! Pieces by Greg Saunier, Dave Douglas, Susie Ibarra, Holly Herndon, People Get Ready, and Son Lux!

I wrote a piece for percussion – 16 drums, 6 table tennis players, and 2 air horns.

The main percussion was by the incredible percussion ensemble Mantra!!! Also featuring drum kit performances by Andrew Barker and Greg Fox.

And epic table tennis performances by SPiN pros, NYU players, and the AACCT !!!! Thanks to SPiN NYC for donating the ping pong tables and hosting the after party.

Thanks again to all that participated and to Ecstatic NYC! Was a truly inspiring event!