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Concert Review: Luc Ex Assemblée

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Luc Ex’s Assemblée is something of a super-group that pits together voices from all over the underground music community.  Hamid Drake serves as a powerful drummer with tendencies for heavy handed grooves, whereas Ingrid Laubrock and Ab Baars trade quirky, avant-garde saxophone melodies that encompass a wide array of extended techniques.  Lux Ex himself is a powerful bassist with stage presence and natural musicality to lead any group in the right direction.  The group’s Saturday night show at this year’s Suoni Per Il Popolo festival showcased a massive dynamic range making for surprising moments throughout each of the two sets. Continue reading