Xenat-Ra

Squirrel’s Tavern, Corvallis, 10-24-15

Some photos from our show at Squirrel’s Tavern in Corvallis in October, much thanks to Charlie Curtis for the photos!

Video from our show at Bombs Away.

We played a show at Bombs Away Cafe in Corvallis, OR, on May 30, 2015, and recorded a few tunes. Check it out:

Fifteen:

SYD:

Swalo Meh Hole:

Web Beats opened the show with an amazing set of live MPC tunes:

More new videos!

April 18th, we played our annual 420(ish) show at Calapooia Brewing in Albany, OR. As we’ve said many times, the ‘Pooia is one of our favorite venues to play. Once again, we recorded video and audio from the show, check it out:

Backpedaling:

Don’t Get Bored:

Brownshine:

Ape with a Synthesizer:

Transformation:

Many, many thanks to Paul Kincaid for the live sound and audio recording, and to Jerry Hughes for the extra cell-phone video in Backpedaling and Don’t Get Bored.

New Videos!

In January, we played at Calapooia Brewing in Albany, one of our favorite venues, with the new line-up and a bunch of new material. We recorded video and audio, and here are the results!

Page Hundemer joins Xenat-Ra!

We are extremely pleased to welcome bassist/composer Page Hundemer into the Xenat-Ra collective! Page has been a major force on the mid-Valley music scene for years, playing in many of Dave Storrs’ numerous projects, the avant-jazz power trio Walk the Plank with Mark France and Brian Bucolo, and many other groups. Page is a killer player, deep improvisor, and brings a new level of groove to the band. Page, Dave and JD first played together on a free-improv show in 1999. In 2013, Matt, Dave Page and JD formed the jazz-rock quartet Different Feeder. After Mark France left Xenat-Ra in the summer of 2014, Page seemed to be the obvious choice as a new member. ¬†After a bunch of rehearsals and a few gigs, this is proving to be the case!

Page also plays with LMNO, along with Nick Rivard, Rob Birdwell and Brian Bucolo, and Tom Bergeron’s Brasil Band, among others, and teaches bass at Western Oregon University.

You can check out Page’s solo acoustic bass guitar recording Double Stops at his website,¬†http://www.pagehundemer.com/

Wabi Dub 2012

Happy holidays, everybody! Looking back at 2012, it has been one hell of a great year for us, and we wanted to give back a little something. Here’s our new version of a Corvallis classic, a dubbed-out cover of the title track to Admiral Twinkle Devil’s 2001 album. Please feel free to download the tune and pass the links around to anyone who might care to listen. Have a great holiday season, and we’ll see you in 2013!


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