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Imagine host performances of original music and words three to four times a month. If you are interested in performing at Imagine, please contact Don Hurd at 210 236-7668 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Money for Nothing:
If you are a musician, singer/songwriter, or have a band and you’re interested in getting gigs, playing live, recording, and promoting your music, come meet Chris Cline & Gary Davenport to learn more about the art and business of making music. This will be an informal session held at 3 in the afternoon at Imagine Books and Records on July 21.
Chris has seen well over a decade of action as a recording engineer and producer. A musician for most of his life, he decided to take the recording engineer/sound arts route as his area of study instead of that as a classically trained musician. Since entering the professional world of audio, he has worked on numerous projects in the independent music scene. Bands and artists that he has worked with include but are not limited to: And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Scrabbel, Seventeen Evergreen, Deerhoof, the Society of Rockets,STEREO IS A LIE, Explosions in the Sky, elephone, The Ebb and Flow and many others. A number of his projects have graced the College Music Journal charts (CMJ) and have received critical acclaim all over the world. Chris' work has been reviewed and mentioned in Pitchfork, New Musical Express (UK), Rolling Stone,Option, The Big Takeover, and countless other periodicals and blogs around the world. In the world of classical recording, he is the personal engineer for the world-renowned violinist Daniel Kobialka. He is also a member of the Audio Engineering Society, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (voting member) and is a certified Pro Tools HD 8 Operator (music) and in Waves Audio Processors .
As a musician Chris has played in both the studio and live arenas with a wide array of bands and artists. Projects that he has been involved with as a drummer include, but are not limited to: Scrabbel (Three Ring Records/Kittridge Records), IV Thieves (New West/One Little Indian), We Is Shore Dedicated (Huevo Imaginary), Seventeen Evergreen (Pacific Radio Fire/Lucky Number U.K.), Mentallo and the Fixer (Metropolis Records) and ASP (Three Ring Records). Chris has also had the honor of sharing the stage withArchitetcure In Helsinki, the Decemberists, American Analog Set, Snapcase, Cake, Money Mark (Beastie Boys), Rogue Wave, Jonathan Richman, Clan of Xymox and a slew of others.
Chris is a co-owner of the successful San Francisco independent record label, Three Ring Records. Three Ring has released over 90 lps and eps to date along with it's three subsidiaries, Snowstorm Music, Mission Freak Records and 500 Records. Three Ring's releases can be found all over the world, both digitally and physically. September, 2010, will see the launch of his new label, Monolathe Records, which will be based in Central Texas. He is also on the board for the label Wonder Of Sound/LiSem Enterprises.
Imagine hosts Jazz Poets of San Antonio
on May 19th, starting at 7 pm
and Josh Glenn with Musemyth featuring Gary Davenport on May 26th, at 7 pm.
Gary Davenport & Michael Escamilla to Perform on March 24th at Imagine
In the history of the San Antonio music scene, few performers have had the staying power of Michael Escamilla and Gary Davenport. Both artists will be performing here on March 24th, 2012, starting at 7:00 pm.
Gary Davenport was a founding member of Mannequin, Himmel, and Red Square, with numerous vinyl and CD releases. He was also the founder of Closet Records and currenrtly heads Musemyth Recordings. He will be performing songs from every stage of his musical career. Michael Escamilla, another Closet Records alumni, is a singer/songwriter from San Antonio who was a founding member of several seminal South Texas bands, notably
Tubular Face, No Way Muffo, and the Town Freaks. He currently fronts Exploding Sex Kittens.