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MUSIC, AMBIENCE AND SOUND ART => Other Ambient (and related) Music => Topic started by: jkn on March 23, 2008, 03:11:38 PM

Title: Vir Unis / James Johnson live in Chicago - 4/16
Post by: jkn on March 23, 2008, 03:11:38 PM
I just posted this to news on http://www.atmoworks.com

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VIR UNIS LIVE EVENT

April 16th (Wed) 10pm
The Butterfly Social Club
722 W. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL

http://www.butterflysocialclub.com

The Butterfly Social Club is an eco-friendly bar powered by solar energy. They serve chemical free wines and organic beers, spirits, and juices.

The interior is one of the largest indoor structures in the world curved to the specifications of Windmiller Sound for full rich audio.

All of the speakers are designed to look like tree trunks using recycled wood and there are living vines on trees and a gurgling fountain.

..........................................................

Coming Soon on AtmoWorks:

Vir Unis is putting the final touches on his "Stand Still Like the Hummingbird" e.p. Disturbed Earth has a new full length called "Sho" on the way with artwork from Peter Webb. And the ever-elusive Fy is back with a new single, "Undercurrent". All three are coming soon!

Title: Re: Vir Unis live in Chicago - 4/16
Post by: MarkM on March 26, 2008, 09:12:22 PM
I wish I lived close to see him perform.  I enjoy his music and own several CDs. 
Title: Re: Vir Unis live in Chicago - 4/16
Post by: 9dragons on March 26, 2008, 11:16:23 PM
Wow, the venue sounds amazing! Growing vines and invisible speakers nested in trees...This sounds like it is going to be a great show. Wish I were in Chicago for this one...
Title: Re: Vir Unis live in Chicago - 4/16
Post by: jkn on March 27, 2008, 07:00:22 AM
The real trick will be if I can drive up and see it... (I live about 3.5 hours south in central Illinois).    I'm already planning to be in Chicago the weekend before the Autechre show - so two trips to Chicago in one week... :(   We'll see!   I'm trying to arrange it. 
Title: Re: Vir Unis / James Johnson live in Chicago - 4/16
Post by: jkn on April 09, 2008, 04:21:54 AM
James is going to be playing that night also!   

Additional info:

Psymbolic presents: Re:vivify
http://www.Psymbolic.com/events

A Weekly Social featuring a constantly evolving curation of live
audio and visual artists. The Butterfly Social offers an array of
conscious tonics and cocktails all set in an eco-friendly
environment. Come take part in the experience.

Wednesday Weekly :: 9p-2a :: 21+
Butterfly Social Club :: 722 W. Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60610
Grand blue line stop

RSVP :: Event Info :: Music :: Art
http://www.Psymbolic.com



Sadly - I won't be able to drive up from Peoria for the show.  :(
Title: Re: Vir Unis / James Johnson live in Chicago - 4/16
Post by: jkn on April 15, 2008, 11:26:50 AM
bumping this up since it's tomorrow night - not that there's a lot of people on the forum near Chicago - but just in case... :)
Title: Re: Vir Unis / James Johnson live in Chicago - 4/16
Post by: bunkdata on April 18, 2008, 08:13:34 AM
So did anyone go to the show?  How was it?  If anyone has pictures they could post, that would rock!

Title: Re: Vir Unis / James Johnson live in Chicago - 4/16
Post by: MarkM on April 18, 2008, 08:38:00 AM
I too am interest.  I would have loved to have been there.
Title: Re: Vir Unis / James Johnson live in Chicago - 4/16
Post by: jkn on April 18, 2008, 08:38:26 AM
John said that it was a great crowd and they recorded it.   He and James played for around 4 hours I think.  
Title: Re: Vir Unis / James Johnson live in Chicago - 4/16
Post by: HaywoodMarchal on February 14, 2014, 12:28:57 AM
I just posted this to news on http://www.atmoworks.com (http://www.atmoworks.com)

Quote
VIR UNIS LIVE EVENT

April 16th (Wed) 10pm
The Butterfly Social Club
722 W. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL

http://www.butterflysocialclub.com (http://www.butterflysocialclub.com)

The Butterfly Social Club is an eco-friendly bar powered by solar panels (http://www.shinesolar.net). They serve chemical free wines and organic beers, spirits, and juices.

The interior is one of the largest indoor structures in the world curved to the specifications of Windmiller Sound for full rich audio.

All of the speakers are designed to look like tree trunks using recycled wood and there are living vines on trees and a gurgling fountain.

..........................................................

Coming Soon on AtmoWorks:

Vir Unis is putting the final touches on his "Stand Still Like the Hummingbird" e.p. Disturbed Earth has a new full length called "Sho" on the way with artwork from Peter Webb. And the ever-elusive Fy is back with a new single, "Undercurrent". All three are coming soon!

All three were very exciting.. DO you have any information regarding upcoming launches..
Title: Re: Vir Unis / James Johnson live in Chicago - 4/16
Post by: jkn on February 14, 2014, 11:04:26 AM
This is from 2008... wow.  It's like a time machine!  Based on HaywoodMarchal's email address I'm not sure if he's real or not... but, just in case he is - or if anyone else wants to know... No I'm not sure what AtmoWorks is doing these days (I stopped being a co-owner in 2009).  I know John / Vir Unis is working on a new ambient album - check his soundcloud:

https://soundcloud.com/johnstrate-hootman

"A Snowfall In the Woods" and "A Recognition Occurs".  You can also hear his very fun covers of 80's songs in a very Johnny Cash sorta way.