Composer and cellist Rubin Kodheli has been blending threads of rock, jazz and classical influences throughout the New York scene for over twenty years. Albanian-born and Julliard-trained, His unique approach has led to extensive collaborations across the musical spectrum, including with experimental luminaries Laurie Anderson and Phillip Glass, Pulitzer-prize winning jazz composer Henry Threadgill.
Live Footage is electric cellist Topu Lyo and drummer-keyboardist Mike Thies. Based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, the pair produce improvisational aural landscapes constructed from live instruments, loops, samples, synthesizer processing and tape manipulations with input from occasional collaborators.
Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Bob Oxblood combines classical finger picking with synthetic textures and melancholic, longing vocals. Having spent earlier years providing electric tones with Orange County power pop outfits Jack’s Mannequin and Something Corporate as well as crossing the US as a touring guitarist with the likes of John Legend, Oxblood has been crafting his solo work in studios and on stages in New York and Los Angeles for the past few years.