On April 6, Bloomington has the pleasure of welcoming Nick Sanborn, otherwise known as Made of Oak, to the Bishop. Bloomington is his first stop on tour that will take him through the Midwest down to the southeast coast.
Known as an electronic musician and perhaps known better as one half of the Sylvan Esso duo, Nick is touring to promote his solo project, Penumbra. The project is intense and full of winding hip-hop inspired melodies, which, without the use of lyrics or words, manage to gracefully take the listener on an emotional journey. The music is dark, catchy, and artistic. It is heavy on bass, while still being weightless in sound. As a performer, Nick is not to be missed; he throws everything into the live performance and plays with unequivocal passion.
Opening for Made of Oak will be Naytronix, a solo project of Nate Brenner from the tUnE-yArDs. Naytronix is similar to Made of Oak in the sense that both are electronic by definition, but that is as far as the comparison goes. Both are so wildly unique in what they do with sound.
If you are looking for an unmatched musical evening, be sure to come to the Bishop to hear these two musicians throw down.
Doors at 8:30, show is at 9:30. 18+.