Silence Presents: Markus Floats, skin tone & annais linares

Silence Presents: Markus Floats, skin tone & annais linares

November 26, 2022

Doors: 7:30PM Show: 8:00PM $20/PWYC MARKUS FLOATS Montreal based musician Markus Lake uses his laptop to improvise delicate and complex soundscapes combining digital synthesis and live signal processing techniques. Since his 2011 debut EP for Dream Sequence, Lake’s recorded work has explored various themes through a constantly expanding palette of digital instruments. Live, Markus combines his soundscapes with samples from the black literary canon. Lake’s latest release ‘Third Album’ was released by Constellation Records in March 2020. He is an Electroacoustics graduate from Concordia University who has also played bass in Montreal bands Egyptian Cotton Arkestra, Elle Barbara’s Black Space, Sheer Agony, Silver Dapple, Hand Cream as well as lending his voice to the short-lived punk band, Neighbour’s Guitar. skin tone skin tone uses voice, saxophone, mbira and electronics to create space for reflection.annais linares  Raised in the dry and awfully warm Coachella Valley, California, annais is currently a PhD student in the Critical Studies in Improvisation program at the University of Guelph. She is a vocalist, improviser, and collaborator with a thing for words. She seeks to co-create sonic spaces for holistic care with her communit(ies), play sounds collectively, and adapt to real “seasons.”