Feb. 24, 2011
Last night at The Crosby in Santa Ana was My Hollow Drum's monthly Geekdown, Non Projects edition, with sets from Anenon (Non Projects' founder, musician and composer Brian Simon) and a.d.l.r. (Nicholas Morera). Unfortunately Asura (a.k.a. Ryan York) couldn't make it due to that nasty flu everyone has gotten over the past few weeks.
The evening started out quietly with Teebs' delicate blooming beats. The early-'70s French trip, animated sci-fi film Fantastic Planet, was projected over his paintings above the Crosby's doorway, adding additional layers of color and textures onto the already-psychedelic film. The Crosby was filled with booming bass, hip-hop beat and lots of relaxing, airy female vocals (my favorite was the Laura Darlington sample from Daedelus' “Order of the Golden Dawn”.