Archer Spade Presents Spectrum Ensemble at The Whole Shebang

Archer Spade Presents Spectrum Ensemble at The Whole Shebang

The second installment of the Spectrum Ensemble took place at the Whole Shebang in South Philadelphia. In contrast to the Rotunda performance, smaller groups of musicians performed sets of improvised music, occasionally joining forces in bigger groups and making a bigger sound. The Ensemble features musicians from the core Archer Spade(Dan Blacksberg, Nick Millevoi), Kud… Continue reading Archer Spade Presents Spectrum Ensemble at The Whole Shebang

Archer Spade Presents: Spectrum Ensemble at The Rotunda

Archer Spade Spectrum Ensemble

Featuring 24 of Philadelphia’s Outest Musicians, the brainchild of Dan Blacksberg and Nick Millevoi played a series of Sunday Matinee concerts in and around The City Of Brotherly Love. The ensemble featured musicians from the core Archer Spade(Dan Blacksberg, Nick Millevoi), Kud (Jesse Kudler), Van Sutra (Julius Masri and George Draguns), Sirius JuJu, Bender /… Continue reading Archer Spade Presents: Spectrum Ensemble at The Rotunda

Solarists: Haitian Rail

Haitian Rail: Solarists

Avant-garde super-group Haitian Rail released Solarists, their second full-length album, on New Atlantis Reocrds. Solarists brashly charts the common spaces between creative noise rock and the jazz avant-garde, while shattering the restrictive barriers between them. Formerly dubbed Ricart/Millevoi Quartet, the new lineup features: Nick Millevoi,  Guitar Edward Ricart, Bass Dan Blacksberg, Trombone and Kevin Shea,… Continue reading Solarists: Haitian Rail

Fire Museum Presents: Nick Millevoi’s Bug Out! Quintet

Fire Museum Presents Nick Millevoi's Bug Out Quintet

The Nick Millevoi of Many Arms, Deveykus, The Archer Spade Music Series and many more musical projects debuted his latest and greatest brainchild: The Nick Millevoi Bug Out! Quintet. Explorers of free improv jazz, the Quintet is: Nick Millevoi, guitar Dan Blacksberg, trombone Julius Masri, circuit bent electronics Pete McRae, bass Ricardo Lagomasino, drum

Numbers on the Side: Nick Millevoi

Nick Millevoi Numbers on the side

In April 2014, Nick Millevoi released his latest [and greatest] album: Numbers on the Side. Numbers on the Side is Nick’s fourth solo guitar recording, picking up where 2012’s In White Sky (The Flenser) left off, using the 12-string electric guitar to delve more deeply into feedback, drone, and noise. Recorded in July 2013 at… Continue reading Numbers on the Side: Nick Millevoi

Trio = Erik Ruin + Archer Spade(Nick Millevoi & Dan Blacksberg)

Trio = Erik Ruin + Archer Spade(Nick Millevoi & Dan Blacksberg)

Archer Spade and Erik Ruin weaved sight and sound in a collective improvisation using Electric and Acoustic guitar, trombone, and tapes; providing the soundtrack for layered images of disaster – both elemental forces gone awry, and societal breakdown- that splintered and shook into abstract form and color as Ruin manipulated piles of paper cuts and… Continue reading Trio = Erik Ruin + Archer Spade(Nick Millevoi & Dan Blacksberg)

Destroy// Philly

Destroy Philly by Leyya Mona Tawil

Can a dance be destroyed? Dance artist Leyya Tawil answers the question in a piece titled: Destroy. The performance took place at Mascher Space in Philadelphia, PA. Music Devin Hoff (bass) Julius Masri (drums) & Nick Millevoi (guitar) Dancers Kate Abernethy Gregory Holt Barbara Tait Antonia Z Brown Willa Brown Shannon Murphy Sophie Malin &… Continue reading Destroy// Philly

Franz Hautzinger, Isabelle Duthoit, Gene Coleman and Archer Spade

Franz Hautzinger, Isabelle Duthoit, Gene Coleman & Archer Spade

This set included: Franz Hautzinger on Trumpet Isabelle Duthoit on Clarinet Gene Coleman on Bass Clarinet Nick Millevoi on Electric Guitar and Dan Blacksberg on Trombone

The Ricart/Millevoi Quartet Releases Haitian Rail LP at Ortlieb’s

The Ricart/Millevoi Quartet Releases Haitian Rail LP at Ortlieb's

Haitian Rail LP Release Show at Ortlieb’s The Ricart/Millevoi Quartet released their Haitian Rail LP at Ortlieb’s in Northern Liberties, Philadelphia. Ricart/Millevoi Quartet is: Nick Millevoi (Guitar) Edward Ricart (Bass) Dan Blacksberg (Trombone) and Kevin Shea (Drums)

Deveykus: Hasidic Doom Metal

Dan Blacksberg performs TCHMENTREACH with Nick Nick Millevoi. Archer Spade Performance Series at The Rotunda. Philadelphia, PA

Deveykus debut their album: Pillar Without Mercy at Johnny Brenda’s Deveykus is Trombonist Dan Blacksberg’s latest brainchild, blending traditional Ashkenazic Jewish Music with Doom Metal. The idea was conceived by Blacksberg in 2012; he decided to collaborate with musicians whose backgrounds spanned experimental rock, metal, Jazz and Jewish music to form the band. Deveykus is:… Continue reading Deveykus: Hasidic Doom Metal