Visible Cloaks

Booking Info

Territory: Europe
Agent: John
Links: Soundcloudlabel

Biography

Portland, Oregon-based duo of Spencer Doran and Ryan Carlile are the open-source musical entity known as Visible Cloaks, whose debut album Reassemblage beams to the world via RVNG in February 2017.

Reassamblage finds Doran and Carlile incorporating an international array of virtual instruments to advance the idea of pan-globalism through digital simulation, with tones and colours cohering into a living, breathing pool of sensorial experience. With the “Fourth World” leanings of 80s Japanese ambient and pop (as explored by Spencer on his radiant ‘Fairlights, Mallets, and Bamboo‘ mixes) a crucial touchstone amidst a breadth of worldly musical influences, Visible Cloaks filter and form source material to become young again. Often the duo strip tonal elements of their specificity or randomize melodies so they become stirring and lucid. Essential patterns emerge, conscious experience heightens. In these moments, the musical language of Reassemblage finds unlimited resonance and presents a path to uninhabited realities.

Live, this becomes an inviting and immersive multi-sensual feast, with the pitch-perfect visual aesthetic of digital and installation artist Brenna Murphy (also responsible for the Reassamblage artwork and accompanying videos) extending the album’s exploration of global headspace into a visual, visceral reality.


Shows

26/05/17 Visible Cloaks in Antwerp, BE Het Bos Delta Wave
27/05/17 Visible Cloaks in Vienna, AT Vienna Festwochen with Brenna Murphy
30/05/17 Visible Cloaks in Brno, CZ PRAHA / Forum for Architecture and Media
31/05/17 Visible Cloaks in Bratislava, SK A4
01/06/17 Visible Cloaks in Prague, CZ Meet Factory
03/06/17 Visible Cloaks in The Hague, NL Rewire Rewire vs Korzo
28/09/17 Visible Cloaks in London, UK Milton Court Concert Hall
01/11/18 - 04/11/18 Visible Cloaks in Turin, IT Club To Club Festival

 

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