MoMA PS1 Warm Up 2011 Lineup

We had a good time last year, so I was again asked to co-curate Warm Up, MoMA PS1’s outdoor concert series. (In 2011 it takes place every Saturday from 7/2 – 9/3.) The other Music Curators were/are True Panther’s Dean Bein, XL’s Kris Chen, Tri Angle’s Robin Carolan, DFA co-founder Jonathan Galkin, and RVNG Intl.’s Matt Werth. This is what we came up with over Girl Scout Cookies:

7/2
DJ Pierre / Afro Acid / Chicago, IL
Beautiful Swimmers / Future Times / Washington, DC
Delicate Steve / Luaka Bop / New Jersey
Protect-U / Future Times / Washington, DC
Zoovox / Lectric Sands Records / Brooklyn, NY

7/9
Four Tet / Domino / London, UK
Falty DL / Planet Mu / New York, NY
SBTRKT / Young Turks / London, UK
Bronze / RVNG Intl / San Francisco, CA
Matthewdavid / Brainfeeder / Los Angeles, CA
TURRBOTAX® DJs / New York, NY

7/16
agnès b. presents:
Joakim / Tigersushi / Paris, France
Koudlam / Pan European Records / Paris, France
Mirror Mirror / RVNG Intl. / New York, NY
with special guests

7/23
Gang Gang Dance (DJ set) / 4AD / New York, NY
Lunice / Lucky Me / Montreal, Canada
Syd tha Kyd / OFWGKTA / Los Angeles, CA
Miracles Club / Ecstacy Records / Portland, OR
Laurel Halo / Hippos in Tanks / New York, NY

7/30
Prince Language / The No Comprendo / NegroClash & Stretch Armstrong / Plant Music /
New York, New York
Das Racist (DJ) / Greedhead / Brooklyn, NY
Vockah Redu / C2K Entertainment/ New Orleans, LA
Holy Other / Tri Angle Records / Manchester, UK
XXXY / Ten Thousand Yen / Manchester, UK

8/6
Omar-S / FXHE Records / Detroit, MI
Simian Mobile Disco (DJ set) / Delicacies / Wichita / London, UK
Beppe Loda / Typhoon / Cosmic, Italy
Steve Moore / Zombi / L.I.E.S./ Kompakt / New York, NY
Forma / Spectrum Spools / Brooklyn, NY

8/13
Black Dice / Paw Tracks / New York, NY
His Name is Alive (DJ set) / Midnight Cowboy / Detroit, MI
oOoOO / Tri Angle Records / San Francisco, CA
Clams Casino / Tri Angle Records / Nutley, NJ
Ayshay / Tri Angle Records / Brooklyn, NY
Water Borders / Tri Angle Records / San Francisco, CA

8/20
Juan Maclean / DFA / New York, NY
Blood Orange / Terrible / Domino Records / New York, NY
Solange / Houston, TX
Pictureplane / Lovepump United / Denver, CO
Grimes / Arbutus Records / Montreal, Canada
Ford & Lopatin (DJ set) / Mexican Summer / New York, NY

8/27
Tanlines / True Panther Sounds / New York, NY
Nguzunguzu / Los Angeles, CA
Teengirl Fantasy / True Panther Sounds / Oberlin, OH
Sun Araw / Sun Ark Records / Los Angeles, CA
Physical Therapy / Brooklyn, NY

9/3
The 2 Bears / Southern Fried / London, UK
Horsemeat Disco / Strut / London, UK
Midnight Magic / Midnight Sun / New York, NY
Justin Miller / DFA / New York, NY

The shows are held in MoMA PS1’s courtyard 2PM-9PM on the specified dates. (MoMA PS1 is located at 22-25 Jackson Avenue at 46th Avenue in Long Island City, Queens.) This year the space features “Hold Pattern,” an “immersive environment” designed by Interboro Partners. The stage design will include revolving installations by CONFETTISYSTEM, Fort Makers, Nightwood, and Thunder Horse Video. You can get ticket info and etc. at ps1.org.

[Warm Up 2010 photo by Brett W. Messenger. ©2010 The Museum of Modern Art]