Hexadic System Workshop with Ben Chasny
Ben Chasny of Six Organs of Admittance will demonstrate the basic principles and methods of his Hexadic System, an entirely original music-composition system that utilizes playing cards to break guitarists out of habitual approaches and into unfamiliar tonal worlds. Participants will learn unique composing techniques, work on their own original pieces, and engage in the playful game-elements of the system. The workshop is open to all musicians (not just guitarists) and is free of charge. RSVP is required, as space is limited. Please do so here.
Chasney has recorded two volumes of Hexadic records and published an accompanying book, which delves deeply into the system's intention to provoke the unconscious and spring past the strictures of the conscious mind. Read more about the book and system below:
And hear some Hexadic pieces that people have created on the Six
Organs of Admittance website:
SPACE Gallery (View)
538 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101