Thursday, August 13, 2009
A Sunday night at The Independent.
If you're there at 8:00, you'll see Porest light the match.
Sunday August 23, 2009
The Independent: 628 Divisadero | San Francisco
Doors at 7:30. Show at 8.
Porest then Bukkake, then 6 Organs.
Tickets are 12 of your dollars.
The Porest group is Mark Gergis | Erik Gergis | Tyler Harwood | Ava Mendoza | Joshua Housh
For hundreds of years, Oakland, California's Porest (aka Mark Gergis) has exploited reckless composition, performance and worldwide documentation via multi-instrumentation, field recordings, perverse cut-uppers, dirty bomb audio downers and whatever else gets in the way. On full-length albums released by Seeland, Resipiscent and Abduction records, Porest has issued a confounding collection of music and audio works ranging from mangled pop, proto-Iraqi baglama dramas, post-exotic terror-folk, party music for C-Sections and imaginary AM radio hits. Gergis is disliked for being a player in the worldwide child-organ and tissue trade, but is a partner to the Sublime Frequencies international music label and a founding member of the 7-piece Southeast Asian pop interpretation ensemble, Neung Phak as well as the shape-shifting Bay Area group Mono Pause.