Composer-accordionist Ben Richter’s just-intonation accordion solo Laramidia creates an alien tonal landscape alternating among timbral fluctuations, melody and drone, and gradual resolution of shimmering, pulsing microtonal intervals. Inspired by nonhuman consciousness, Ben’s music orients toward new orders of magnitude in musical parameters to auralize the vast and infinitesimal timescales we do not experience in everyday life. Portions of Laramidia are […]

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Rachel Beetz and Alma Laprida
Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm

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You are cordially invited to come play free music! 7:30pm, Free Every month, the Red Room hosts the Volunteers’ Collective. It’s a free session of experimental and improvised music. In this friendly, informal setting, we focus on listening and collaboration. Players of all skill levels participate. Try out a new technique or new instrument in […]

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Buckle up for a night of bold, DIY electronics! Maffe Kaffews will be bringing her new live sampling setup to the Red Room to be joined by a Nik Francis. Maffe Kaffews is a pioneering electroacoustic composer focusing her approach on site, accessibility, and the physical experience of music. Recently, she’s been playing a new […]

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Dani Dobkin and Matt Sargent are on an east tour in support of “Bend,” out now on Waveform Alphabet. Beginning with a phrase from Gertrude Stein , “Act so that there is no use in a centre,” the improvising duo delights in the exploration of their contrasting sensibilities: “Bend” opens with a smash cut sampler/squelch beat […]

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The Red Room is a volunteer-run space in Baltimore dedicated to mind-expanding experimental culture, headquartered at Normals Books and Records.