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Listen to Oneida Perform their Entire Thank Your Parents Album Triptych Live

On June 7th Oneida completed their monumental Thank Your Parents album triptych with the release of their new album Absolute II. In celebration, Oneida hunkered down at Secret Project Robot in Brooklyn for an entire weekend of music that featured guest performances, monumental jams, and the performance of the entire Thank Your Parents triptych which culminated in a performance at dawn on Sunday of Absolute II. NYCtaper was there to witness and document the entire weekend of music. You can hear their recordings of Oneida’s live performances of each of the triptych’s three albums: Preteen Weaponry, Rated O, and Absolute II at the links below. Long live the O!

LISTEN: Oneida Preteen Weaponry Live

LISTEN: Oneida Rated O Live

LISTEN: Oneida Absolute II Live

Oneida embark on a European tour this week featuring sets at Puschenfest, Hainweh Festival, Off Festival, Terrano Festival and more. They return to the U.S. with a performance in Portland, ME in Sept. and an appearance at All Tomorrow’s Parties in October. Check out their full tour dates HERE.

Oneida’s Kid Millions Guest Blogging for Magnet Magazine This Week

All this week Oneida’s Kid Millions will be the guest blogger for Magnet Magazine. You can catch the week’s opening Q&A with Kid talking about Oneida’s new album Absolute II and the entire Thank Your Parents album triptych, Brah Records, All Tomorrow’s Parties, the Brooklyn scene and Kid’s solo projects right HERE.  Tune in each day this week to catch Kid’s rants, raves, and recommendations HERE.

ONEIDA To Play Absolute II at Dawn, Entire Thank Your Parents Album Cycle

Oneida most thrillingly invites you to attend a special three day release event, in celebration of the third and final LP release of the Thank Your Parents triptych, Absolute II. All events will take place June 17-19  in Brooklyn, NY at Secret Project Robot (210 Metropolitan Ave.) and will include the entire Thank Your Parents triptych performed over the three days, an epic 10 hour improv session, and a special performance of Absolute II at dawn on June 19. Click HERE to follow the event on Facebook.

FRIDAY JUNE 17:
Oneida Performs Preteen Weaponry and Rated O in their entirety, w/ midnight munchies provided by Kyle Hepp & Krewe. 9pm. $10.

SATURDAY JUNE 18:
Oneida presents the OCROPOLIS- 10 hours of improvisation w/ SPR Visuals in O-Surround, featuring special guests. Followed by a Oneida & friends DJ set leading into the wee hours of the morning.

BBQ by Kyle Hepp & Krewe and Potluck (bring a dish and eat for free)
2pm, $10, $food TBD

SUNDAY JUNE 19:
Oneida Performs Absolute II at dawn w/ pancake breakfast to follow.
4:45am, FREE

Three days of catered food, jams in F (probably) and most importantly: family. Specifically, PARENTS. BE THERE.

 

Oneida Complete the Thank Your Parents triptych with Absolute II

The O is back, and this time it’s Absolute.

 

Absolute II is the final piece in Oneida’s Thank Your Parents triptych of releases, begun in 2008 with Preteen Weaponry and followed by 2009’s acclaimed triple disc Rated O. With this release, the Brooklyn group concludes a challenging and profound long-term project. The Thank Your Parents triptych, totaling around 200 minutes, is intended to be listened to as a whole or in its component parts.Absolute II stands on its own, in addition to serving as a chapter in an immense whole.

The music on Absolute II is startling, rigorous and demanding. Oneida is a band that has been strongly identified with the frenetic, fluid drumming of Kid Millions and the relentless pulse of classic Krautrock, but this release contains neither audible drums nor identifiable “rock” music. The recordings move freely across accepted boundaries of rhythm, harmony, and tonality – not in the form of dramatic, willful experiment, but as a musical distillation of several themes that have emerged in the wake of Rated O’s dynamism: paralysis, entropy, stasis, possibility, and finality among them. Absolute II will be available June 7 in digital and vinyl formats. Oneida has set up a Bandcamp page which gives a complete overview of the Thank Your Parents series with audio from all three releases including Absolute II available for preview. You can check it out HERE.


In addition to the release of Absolute II, October 1 brings “Oneida Presents the Ocropolis III” at All Tomorrow’s Parties “I’ll Be Your Mirror” to Asbury Lanes Bowling Alley in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Oneida will perform continuously throughout the day, sometimes with guests from other groups performing at the festival, sometimes alone and mostly improvised. Read more about all the events at ATP’s “I’ll Be Your Mirror” HERE.

 

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