Nublu 151

8pm Kirk Lightsey & Sound of the Ground Afro Fusion Jazz Tribute to Jerry Gonzalez Ft DJ Lemuel Ticket

11pm Ilhan Ersahin's Nublu Sessions with Josh Werner & Stephane San Juan + Live Set by Viken Arman & Guillaume Perret

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10pm Studio 151 (2nd Floor):

Flymyspcshp Hardware Set (Jason Lindner) ft Sasha Masakowski

 

7pm Remy Martin Presents:

Secret Jazz Nights at Nublu

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8pm MajorStage Presents:

Isa Marina EP Celebration!

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10:30pm

Chiara Civello

ElektroCumba ft Davi Vieira, Gustavo Di Dalva, Mauro Refosco, Stephane San Juan

DJ Gaspar Muniz

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8pm Mediterranean Future Folk

Marios Nicolaides Trio 

with Damien Scalise and John Cushing 

Astrid with Hrvatska Ruza

with Ben Rosenblum, Mat Muntz, and Peter Manheim

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TBA

8pm Electric Red live

David Dovo's Electric Red weaves ambient guitar loops, driving bass lines, jazz infected drums, & spoken word into funky cinematic sound-scapes. Ticket

10pm & Midnight (9pm Doors)

Producer Mondays with Ray Angry  and The Council of Goldfinger, Spinning Frei Speech & Co. Ticket

8pm Ease Back 

8pm Blivet

9pm Molly Tigre

10pm Middle Blue

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Nublu 62

9pm & 11pm (Doors 8:30pm)

Forro at Nublu

DJ Greg Caz spins Brazilian tracks

9pm 

Deem Spencer with Amani Fela, Flyy Cooper, & The Spirit of Sam

9pm 

ADH

Eli Fola

11pm 

The Lovelace Band

Midnight 

DJ Austin Taylor

Midnight

Welf Dorr Unit

10pm 

Fear and Loathing on Ave C

DJ Chrysi

10pm

Vinyl Only

9pm 

Yes we're open!

Nublu Sound 2 is Out Now Digitally Worldwide!

So, it's not that complicated: a large extended group of friends are afforded the opportunity to go creatively buck-wild. Between late nights, jokes, smokes and reverberating bass lines, a vague, nebulous common ground is found. Plans and connections are made, and many of these people find themselves in recording studios together the day after these notoriously fun evenings. There is no script, just the extremely fertile creative imaginations of seasoned and somewhat eccentric musicians. How else to explain moments like Wax Poetic's "No Escape" or I Led Three Lives' "Fight Back Jack" found on this CD? Or Forró In The Dark's now-legendary Brazilian funky country hoedown vibes? There is no recipe for this stuff, it just...IS. 

 

Calibro 35 felt the vibe from all the way over in Italy, and their spy-noir-soundtrack-spaghetti-funk fits the Nublu ethos like a glove, just like how Otto's surreal Rio-by-way-of-Brazil's-Northeast experimental-pop approach seems to have also been created within the walls of 62 Avenue C. Mikkel Hess' oft-surreal Hess Is More project is a high-concept proposition, and yet produces some of the most potentially commercial tracks, as their two here attest. 3 Na Massa is yet more proof of the close connection between the Nublu family and the Brazil's less-obvious musical corners. Needless to say, though, that it's difficult to imagine much of this music coming together and coalescing anywhere other than New York City (and Nublu has contributed a great deal to help NYC continue to be The City That Never Sleeps). The Nublu Orchestra, the pet project/labor of love of Nublu's late, great Godfather Butch Morris, proves as much with "Sketches Of NYC." Fearless leader and main conceptualist Ilhan Ersahin contributes a characteristically open-ended trio of tracks from his Turk-esque projects Istanbul Sessions and Wonderland, as well as his psychedelic jam in Afternoon in Rio. The compilation ends with a Love Trio which has been under the Nublu vaults until now. Ultimately, for people who spend their nights immersed in the boho-progressive-musical ideal that made New York what it's supposed to be, the denizens of Nublu and their friends have a pretty admirable work ethic.

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