September 28 – 30 at 8:00pm
October 2 – 4 at 8:00pm
Massive Attack are an English musical group from Bristol consisting of Robert “3D” Del Naja and Grant “Daddy G” Marshall, formed in 1988. The duo are considered to be progenitors of the trip hop genre. Their debut album Blue Lines was released in 1991, with the single “Unfinished Sympathy” reaching the charts and later being voted the 10th greatest song of all time in a poll by The Guardian. 1998’s Mezzanine, containing “Teardrop“, and 2003’s 100th Window charted in the UK at number 1. Both Blue Lines and Mezzanine feature in Rolling Stones list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
The group has won numerous music awards throughout their career, including a Brit Award—winning Best British Dance Act, two MTV Europe Music Awards, and two Q Awards. They have released 5 studio albums that have sold over 11 million copies worldwide.
Sunday, October 6, 2013, 8:00–11:00 p.m.
PopRally invites you to the premiere U.S. performance of cyclo., the collaborative project of artist/composers Ryoji Ikeda and Carsten Nicolai. Since their collaboration began in 1999, cyclo.’s work—live performances, CDs, books, and ongoing research—has focused on their shared interest in the visualization of sound. In conjunction with MoMA’s first major exhibition of sound art,Soundings: A Contemporary Score, in which Nicolai is a featured artist, the duo will stage a performance entitled cyclo.id. In a multisensory and immersive concert experience, cyclo. will perform against a backdrop of vibrant, ever-shifting visuals generated through real-time sound analysis.
Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception, and exclusive access toSoundings: A Contemporary Score, after Museum hours
Doors open at 8:00 p.m., performance starts at 9:00 p.m.
Special thanks to Sud de France wines: Jaja de Jau, Gilles Louvet Vineyards and Gerard Bertrand. Beer for this event has been provided by Brooklyn Brewery.
In conjunction with the exhibition Soundings: A Contemporary Score