Archive for January, 2012

Feb 10 Aaron Roche’s ‘Happening’ at the Easy Lemon loft

Sunday, January 29th, 2012


Aaron Roche – upcoming artist

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012


a “Happening” on Feb 10

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

For one night only, Aaron Roche (Brooklyn) will grace the Easy Lemon loft with his enormous musical presence and present a NY-style “happening” that will be unforgettable.  Tim Hinck on prepared piano and Dan Burns on percussion join forces with this fascinating indie-electronic-folk composer/songwriter.  Expect visuals, words, and sounds that will surprise and enrich.

Over the past two years, Roche and Hinck have been collaborating on recordings and compositions that range in influence from the classical electro-acoustic minimalism of Steve Reich, to Lo-Fi, indie-folk fuzz, to the rhythmic complexity of Bartok’s chamber music. Roche’s recent collaborations with Canon Blue, R. Stevie Moore, Mike Odmark, and Half-Handed Could have produced several multi-faceted albums.

Reviews from Roche & Hinck’s last collaboration:
“Aaron Roche & Tim Hinck have taken folk and modern classical music to another dimension entirely.”  – Chris Schlarb
“Transcendant…It blew us all away!”  -Dr. Mary McCampbell
“It enriches.”  – David Dark
“The whole thing sounds delicate yet borders on experimental, especially when it meanders off into improvisation”  -Toast&Jams Blog
“Sublimely gorgeous stuff”   – Opus Blog

Aaron Roche – Easy Lemon’s February Feature!

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Opening Week in Review

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

public review of Hinck’s
“Composition for Two Performers”

  “A moving, emotional, satisfying work.”
-Sid Hetzler

“I heard so many new sounds… thank you for letting me discover new sound!”
-Kayoko Dan (conductor of the Chattanooga Symphony)

“Full of juxtapositions that are going to leave me thinking for a while.”
-Blake Harris (director of the Theater for the New South)

“The most human music since Scriabin”
-Nathan King

“…the most influential and beautiful work I have ever heard”
-Chelsea Couch (artist)

Thank you, Thollem!

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

I’d like to say a few words about the beautiful and thoughtful performance by Thollem McDonas at our loft yesterday.  Those of you who have heard Thollem perform before know how he tirelessly flits from one germ of inspiration to the next with elegance and ease.  The fury of his storms and the gravitas of his timing are matched only by impeccable pedal technique and hand/arm position.  But what was most impressive to me was the simultaneous careful observance of his surroundings during his performance.  Every sound in the room, every fluctuation of energy was noted by Thollem’s sensitive ear and his reactions were immediate and poignant.  Silence became textural and a ringing cellphone became a duet partner.   Thank you, Thollem!  And until next time…

Opening Night!

Monday, January 16th, 2012

**update on the Monday night performance**

Friday, January 13th, 2012

On the second night of this Easy Lemon residency with Tyler Shepherd and Tim Hinck, there will also be another AMAZING event on Main St:

The Chattanooga Coffee Club is presenting their “Pacific Northwest Night” of tastings.  This is a rare opportunity to try SIX of the most impressive coffees from Seattle and the surrounding areas for only $5!!  We are encouraging all of our people to attend this event and then come to Easy Lemon afterwards!

Monday, January 16, 7pm
Camp House Coffee Bar
1427 Williams St.
Chattanooga, TN

home polaroid

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012


Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

tim hinck+tyler shepherd
jan 15-19
“composition for 2 performers”

aaron roche
feb 10

ron buffington
march 7-10
visual art

8pm nightly
1440 adams st, chattanooga, tn
b.y.o.b. +$5
presentations last 15-30 min.
stay for discussion afterward, if you wish