Julius Eastman

Recording Eastman at Sunset Sound

These photos by photographer / musician Jenna Putnam captured the hazy, elated feeling of our intense week in the studio in September 2019, while recording the works of Julius Eastman. Over three days at Sunset Sound, we made some of the first studio recordings ever of “Femenine,” “Joy Boy,”… Read More

of Ascension Trailer

For ages, humans have been inspired by the act of rising, by being lifted off the ground and into flight. With an ensemble of wind instruments and a rhythm section, we follow the lines of celestial pop music, ecstatic Sufi spinning, wild free jazz, gripped complexity, and antiphonal polyphony. For… Read More

of Ascension at The Soraya

Empty Image Slider Block – add images in the contextual sidebar to create the slider! Stills taken from our project “of Ascension” after the workshop premiere at The Soraya in Northridge, CA. The culmination of a few weeks of work, and a few months of thought about: the internet, how… Read More

Future Folk Trailer

From the second ever performance of Future Folk, this time in Brooklyn. A workshop of sorts. And still… With Future Folk, Wild Up creates a communal concert of sound/noise/experience that celebrates old-world ways of living in the modern era. Together we will explore the music from Ancient India, modern California,… Read More