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The Soundscapes Concert Series with vidnaObmana

The Soundscapes Concert Series
proudly presents
in an all ages concert of space music
at the City of Bethlehem's IceHouse on Sand Island
56 River Street West
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Saturday, April 19, 2003
Concert at 8:00 pm, doors open at 7:30 pm
FREE Buffet Dinner by Chef Jeff
Tickets: $17 in advance and $20 at the door.
Soundscapes #4 is coproduced by WDS Productions and
Wooden Shoe Music.
For the fourth installment of the Soundscapes Concert Series, vidnaObmana will perform a unique concert at the City of Bethlehem's IceHouse on Sand Island. Located in historic Bethlehem on the north bank of the Lehigh River, the IceHouse is a perfect venue for a concert of spacemusic. This concert will be on Saturday, April 19, 2003, starting at 8:00 pm. The doors will open at 7:30 pm and Chef Jeff will cater a free buffet dinner. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 at the door.  Advance tickets are be available at:
Compact Disc Center          Speedy's Record Shop
1365 Easton Ave.         1001 Union Blvd.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania         Allentown, Pennsylvania
610-868-3070         610-432-8386
and on-line at:
NOTE: Tickets purchased at the door will be discounted by $3 for those who show their WDIY or WMUH membersip cards or their full time student ID.


Bill Fox

Ambient musician vidnaObmana is one of spacemusic's brightest stars. Using synthesizers, audio processors, and a vast array of exotic instruments, Belgian electronic musician vidnaObmana creates a complex, layered musical journey through rhythms, timbres, loops, and sonic atmospheres. The name vidnaObmana means "optical illusion" in Serbo-Croation, a term he picked up while vacationing in Croatia during his childhood. He chose this phrase as his musical persona to illustrate how his music correlates sonically with the surreal soundscapes he creates. vidnaObmana is a prolific composer whose diverse body of work ranges from post-industrial through gently atmospheric, to tribal ambient and more. His music slowly shifts through electronic audio imagery, creating extremely personal works of atmospheric delight.
Throughout his career, vidnaObmana has explored the abrasive side of electronic composition, using freeform soundscapes, international music traditions, and post-classical experimentations. His music has been released widely by many independent labels worldwide, including: Release/Relapse, Amplexus, Extreme, Hypnos, Mirage, Multimood, Projekt and others. A significant portion of vidnaObmana's work has been realized in collaboration with some of the world's most interesting musicians such as Alio Die, Jeff Pearce, Steve Roach, Djen Ajakan Shean, Asmus Tietchens, and Brannan Lane.
A concert flier is available for download at http://soundscapes.us/flier4_vo.pdf  You are encouraged to take an active role in the health of the electronic music scene by printing, displaying, and distributing this flier.  Forwarding of this email message helps, too!
Robert Rich will come to the Soundscapes Concert Series on Saturday, July 12, 2003.  Tickets will be $20 at the door and $17 in advance (on sale starting April 20).  Tickets for the July 12 Robert Rich concert which are purchased at the April 19 Soundscapes are $15 only for vidnaObmana ticket-holders.  A concert flier for the Robert Rich show is available for download at http://soundscapes.us/flier5_rr.pdf