Xeno & Oaklander will be premiering new material from their upcoming full length, Par Avion (you may recall the single of the same name out at the tail end of 2013). The free performance (RSVP required) will be taking place at the United Nude store at 25 Bond St.
If there’s one thing that sets Matthew Dear apart as an electronic artist, it’s his gift for singing and songwriting—not the most common skill-set for someone who came up in Detroit’s techno scene. The source of this talent goes back even further than Detroit to Dear’s childhood home in Kingsville, Texas, where his father, also a professional musician, taught him to sing and play guitar. In this episode of ORIGINS, Dear heads to Kingsville for the first time in over a decade to revisit spots from his childhood and “pick some guitar” with his dad. “I wanna see some places I used to go,” he says. “What is nostalgia, what is real, what are my memories worth?”