Chicago artists Sen Morimoto and Tasha are streaming their reside performances originally meant for the “Millennium Park at Home” digital live performance collection. The occasion was meant to happen final month, however was canceled on the final minute. Morimoto later revealed that his set was “pulled from the lineup because of a statement [he] made in [an introductory] video concerning Mayor Lightfoot’s actions in response to the protests currently happening in Chicago.” Tasha requested to be faraway from the invoice in solidarity with Morimoto. Now, each artists are streaming the footage on YouTube. Check it out beneath.
Following the stream, Morimoto and Tasha will launch the audio from their performances as a digital album accessible Friday (August 7) on Bandcamp. All proceeds from the Tasha and Sen Morimoto Live Sessions will go to the Prison and Neighborhood Arts Project, a visible arts and humanities group that connects artists and students with individuals on the Stateville Prison by means of courses, workshops, and visitor lectures. The album consists of 5 improvised actions and an unreleased tune titled “Goosebumps” from Morimoto’s upcoming self-titled LP. Tasha’s portion of the file options previously-released and unreleased songs that she recorded at canine haven in Three Oaks, Michigan.