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Mobtown Modern Announces Project 20 Remix

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Mobtown Modern Announces Project 20 Remix

[/caption] At last night's

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performance of Philip Glass'

Glassworks

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at the Windup Space, a

with musicians from the

, MM curator

announced yet another trailblazing project: the

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. Jumping off from

, the ambitious year-long 20th-anniversary arts rubric/celebration put forth by MM sponsoring institution the

, the Remix aims to gather 20-second samples of playing by 20 local instrumentalists and then hand those 20 samples over to 12 local remixers. The contributing musicians read like a who's who of local players from the avant/improvising/jazz/classical end of the spectrum:

,

, Nathan Ellman-Bell,

,

,

,

,

,

,

,

,

,

,

,

, Sacawa himself,

,

,

, and

. The remixers are Cex (aka erstwhile

City Paper

contributor Rjyan Kidwell),

,

(aka MM co-founder Erik Spangler),

, Ecstatic Sunshine's

,

,

,

of Uncle Jesse,

,

,

, and

. The Cex track will feature rhymes from the

. Plans call for a CD featuring the remixes to be released in September, at the beginning of the next MM season, and this being 2011, there's a

underway to help fund the project.

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