As usual, Oberlin has a bajillion shows coming up this week. Log these down in your iCal.
Friday, October 4
Contemporary Music Ensemble: Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble + eighth blackbird @ Warner Hall, 8 pm
Contemporary chamber music with compositions by Oberlin staff. Oberlin alums started eighth blackbird!
Speedy Ortiz: Speedy Ortiz (Noho) + Krill (MA) @ The ‘Sco, 10 PM, $3 OCID/$8 W.0
Excellent riffs all around — two bands known for their stage presence.
Saturday, October 5
Guest Recital: Paul Lansky with Ensemble Hammer/Klavier @ Warner Hall, 8 PM
Electronic music pioneer known for unconventional methods
Clay Rendering: Clay Rendering (NY – Hair Police, Wolf Eyes) + the Nevari Butchers (Dilloway/van Horne) @ Fairchild Chapel, 7 PM
Industrial/drone. Nevari Butchers first show
Holly Herndon: Holly Herndon (CA) + Lazy Magnet (NC) @ The ‘Sco, 10 PM, $3 OCID/$10 W.o
Vocal sampled electronic dance party + lo-fi house warblings
Monday, October 7
Horse Lords : The “Rock Bautumn Tour” (MD) @ 3 Door Studio
Screwy math+psychedelic freak-out
Wednesday, October 9
Staceyann Chin : Staceyann Chin @ Cat in the Cream, 7 PM
Intricate lyrics, spoken word