The Lot Radio presents: Eli Keszler (solo)
8pm doors • 8:30pm show
“This is as spacious and richly textured as experimental percussion records get…explosive fills that sound like knitting needles against a flat metal surface…a remarkable array of textures and conflicting impulses.” —Pitchfork
Eli Keszler is a New York based artist, composer and percussionist, and frequent Laurel Halo/Oneohtrix collaborator.
There is lots happening in Eli Keszler’s world. After a very successful tour in Europe and China including stops at Unsound with his new project PEDAGOGY with Nate Boyce, LEV Festival, WOS Festival, FLUX Festival.
Eli contributed percussion and drums to Daniel Lopatin’s original score for the Safdie Brother’s highly acclaimed film “Uncut Gems”. The soundtrack is out via Warp Records.
Keszler’s music, installations, and visual work have appeared at the Whitney Museum, Lincoln Center, MIT List Center, 67 Ludlow, Victoria & Albert Museum, Sculpture Center, The Kitchen, South London Gallery, Hessel Museum, Harvard’s Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Luma-Foundation, Barbican-St. Lukes, Walker Art Center, LAX Art, and MoMA PS1. He has released solo records for Shelter Press, Empty Editions, ESP-DISK’, PAN and REL Records. As a composer, Keszler’s commissions include: the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, ICE Ensemble, Brooklyn String Orchestra, and So Percussion. Keszler has collaborated with Oneohtrix Point Never, Laurel Halo, Kevin Beasley, Rashad Becker, Laure Prouvost, and David Grubbs among others.