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Seth Kim-Cohen, KRAUT-SOUL!, 2012. Performance view, March 31, 2012.

Seth Kim-Cohen

Audio Visual Arts (AVA)

Seth Kim-Cohen, KRAUT-SOUL!, 2012. Performance view, March 31, 2012.

KILL “KILL YOUR IDOLS.” YEAH YEAH YEAHS, LIARS, BLACK DICE: WHATEVER. TRULY RADICAL ANTI-ROCK. LIKE A CINDER BLOCK FROM THE 10TH STORY WINDOW. GROOVES. SLASHING GUITARS. FED UP SAMPLERS. TAKE DOWN THE CORPORATACRACY. ANY GENDER, AGE, RACE, PROFICIENCY. Seth Kim-Cohen’s classified ad, headed POST-POSTPUNK, NEW NO WAVE, defines its territory in strident but slippery terms, adopting a defiant pose while leaving room for interpretation. Originally posted in the “Musicians” section of Craigslist, then displayed outside Audio Visual Arts for the duration of Kim-Cohen’s “social-situational project” “Tomorrow Is the Question? Is the Question!,” the listing is one of several offering free rehearsal space to players for whom its proposition strikes a chord.

Kim-Cohen, a former member of the bands Number One Cup and the Fire Show, and the author of In the Blink of an Ear: Toward a Non-Cochlear

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