Wednesday, November 13 at 7:30 PM

Acoustic sound based suits, theremin, sax, synth, base, brass, and bamboo will resonate Kansas City as Ruche Mère manifests a space of ethers. Improvised compositions of elektronische musik breaks the musical rules of melody, harmony, and rhythm. Experienced rather than listened to, unruled yet tamed, embrace the mystical and ambiguous soundscape during Ruche Mères live recording on November 13th at The Capsule. There is a suggested $5 donation at the door.

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Wednesday, November 13 at 7:30 PM


Capsule (1664 Broadway Blvd., KCMO)

Kat Nechleba is an artist, musician, and psychotherapist living out of Denver, Colorado; whom has exhibited her art and performances across the world. Kat uses her experiences as a visual artist, musician, and therapist to portray human behavioral patterns experientially—visually and sonically—offering tangible models to understand otherwise unconscious behavior. 

Jon Middleton has been performing percussion based experimental compositions and improvisations in DIY venues throughout the US under the moniker Growth Spert since 2003. He utilizes household items, traditional drums, and analog synthesizer in his performance. Middleton often searches for a new medium to experiment with in each performance in order to allow for a dynamic expression through the discovery of new interpretations of each medium.

Aaron Osborne is a multi-instrumentalist from Kansas City. He uses electric upright bass; bowed gongs; electronics and auxiliary percussion including shakers, frame drums and singing bowls to create multi-layered, improvised compositions. Performances vary from solo, self-contained explorations to duo and trio configurations with multi-instrumentalist Shawn Hansen, vocalist Kelley Gant and others. A regular performer of improvised compositions, Osborne also performed previously with improv ensembles such as Jeff Harshbarger’s COBRA and Tatsuya Nakatani’s Gong Orchestra.

Bob Bucko is an experimental artist from Dubuque Iowa whose countless projects span across and in spite of multiple genres. He plays over 150 shows across the US each year in multiple projects including free jazz duo Sex Funeral, free jazz outfit One more Final I Need You, and a solo project by his namesake. Bucko has run the small batch experimental label Personal Archives since 2011. He utilizes saxophone, electronics, and other instruments to aim at the intersection of song-form, improvisation, and psychedelia.

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