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Ian Boddy

Live at

The Gatherings Concert Series

Saturday 13 October 2012 8:00pm

St. Mary's Hamilton Village
Philadelphia, PA

UK synthesist Ian Boddy returns to The Gatherings Concert Series and the remarkable setting of St. Mary's Hamilton Village for a rare stateside concert performance on Saturday 13 October 2012.
Emerging from the post Tangerine Dream/Cosmic Music generation, Ian Boddy has carved out a position as a distinctive independent composer and performer. A consistent presence on the European electronic music scene since the late 1970s, this British based sonic explorer established the DiN label in 1999; a venture which allows Boddy to collaborate with a variety of musicians as well as to release material by other innovative artists. Thus far DiN has released dozens of CDs (with Boddy involved musically in many) and achieved widespread critical acclaim for its adventurous outlook at the world of electronic music. Ian Boddy
Ian Boddy Ian Boddy provides the listener with a rich atmosphere of original timbres and floating soundscapes. He is one of the few of his generation to have successfully integrated electronic music styles as diverse as seventies-style sequencer structures, melodic neo-classicism and the post-rave Modern Ambient style.

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Next to Boddy's impressive solo career stands his collaborative live performance and studio efforts with several of Electronic Music's most innovative and interesting personalities including: Ron Boots, Chris Carter, Andy Pickford, Robert Rich, Markus Reuter, Erik Wollo, David Wright and the ongoing project Arc with Mark Shreeve.


Ian Boddy A prolific performer, Boddy is credited with over 100 live appearances. He has performed at concerts in Britain (UK Electronica, EMMA, Awakenings, Jodrell Bank Planetarium, Hampshire Jam, National Space Center), Holland (Klemdag, Alpha-Centauri), Germany (Electric Circus) and Stateside at The Gatherings Concert Series and on STAR'S END Ambient Radio.

Boddy muses, "When I play live it gives me a whole different outlook on whether the music will work or not. It's not just the audience feedback. I have to really, really think about what I am doing. To stand back and examine the music a bit more". Boddy's performance at The Gatherings Concert Series in Philadelphia on 6 May 2000 marked his first ever concert in the USA. He returns on 13 October 2012.

The Gatherings Concert Series presents Ian Boddy live in concert on Saturday 13 October 2012 at 8:00pm (doors open at 7:30pm) in the church sanctuary of St. Mary's Hamilton Village 3916 Locust Walk (just east of 40th & Locust) on the Penn campus in West Philadelphia. Admission: $20 cash at the door, night of show; $10 for full-time students with proper ID (available at the door).

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