Zubatto Syndicate returns on November 10 for the World Premiere of 2Batto!, all new music for extraterrestrial Big Band at the beautiful Columbia City Theater with special guests Moraine and Syrinx Effect. Zubatto will be celebrating 4 years of performance and recording, by premiering all-new music written, arranged and presented through support from 4Culture. This performance falls almost to the day on the fourth anniversary of Zubatto Syndicate’s very first performance at Town Hall Seattle. Since that debut show, we’ve brought large ensemble improvised music to unconventional spaces all around Seattle, recorded and released…read more
A collection of fun images and videos from over 2 years of recording and production of “Supersonic Parachute.”
Hello there! It’s been over 2 years in the making but the end is finally in sight! Supersonic Parachute LPs and singles have arrived at Boscology HQ, along with a fresh supply of packing materials, and preorders are being shipped. If you are in Seattle, we are having a Record Release Party on 9/19 at Sole Repair on Capitol Hill. http://www.solerepairshop.com/ It’s going to be a low-key affair, there’s a bar, there will be some records spinning, and we will play Supersonic Parachute for you at least once. Probably more….read more
I’m very excited to announce that “Supersonic Parachute” my new record with Whitney Lyman is now available online. You can hear it and buy it directly from us on the Boscology Bandcamp site: Supersonic Parachute by Supersonic Parachute It is also available on iTunes, Spotify and other online platforms. Supersonic Parachite An incendiary collision of powerful, lush vocal harmonies with modern and vintage electric textures and deep thumping grooves, Supersonic Parachute is the first collaboration between singer-songwriter Whitney Lyman and composer and guitarist Andrew Boscardin. Representing disparate spectrums of Seattle’s…read more
I first began my so-called “Secret Project” well over a year ago, and first started mentioning it in April or May of last year. If I had known how long it would be before I could reveal details of the project, I probably would have waited before teasing folks with it. I mean, it’s not like “Who Killed Laura Palmer?” or anything. It’s not even “Who Killed Rosie Larson?” Let’s put all of that behind us, okay? I am here today to announce (happily, excitedly) that I have co-written an…read more
It’s that time of year again (the most wonderful…?) – Saturday, April 21st is Record Store Day! Record stores across the country will have special offerings and deals for vinyl fans and collectors. You can check out participating stores and all of the special goodies on the Record Store Day website. This time last year, the Zubatto Syndicate vinyl was still not finished, but this year it is done and available.To celebrate RSD 2012, everything in the Zubatto store is 25% off. Just use promocode ‘recordstoreday2012’ when you place your…read more
My friends at The SunBreak invited me to cover this year’s Emerald City Comicon, and I covered the pants right off of it. You can read my account of the three extravaganza here, and check out some of my photos below.
Zubatto Syndicate returns with special guests Spekulation and Reptet for a monster show at Neumos! Doors at 8pm :: $8 ADV :: Advance Tickets on sale at: Moe Bar, etix.com :: 21+ Tickets are on sale now at: https://www.etix.com/ticket/online/performanceSearch.jsp?performance_id=1607098&cobrand=neumos The Zubatto Syndicate is a 12-piece ensemble under the direction of composer and guitarist Andrew Boscardin. This exciting group – a highly original take on the Big Band and jazz orchestra traditions – features a unique synthesis of reed instruments and electric sounds, brass and electric guitar and bass. “Big-band music…read more
I posted most of these on Facebook already, but I thought I would stick them here as well. Details of the Secret Project should be coming very soon, but in the meantime, here are some photos and a video from our first weekend of recording last month.
To celebrate Zubatto Syndicate’s second birthday, all merch is 20% off for November. Grab a t-shirt, stock up on CDs or LPs, or buy one for a music-loving friend for the holidays (vinyl makes a great gift!). Just use the code “itsyourbirthdaytoo” at music.zubattosyndicate.com It’s hard to believe that it was two years ago this week that Zubatto Syndicate made its debut at Seattle’s Town Hall on a particularly blustery November evening. For me, the evening was a blur, the culmination of months of work writing, arranging, and rehearsing new…read more