Blog Posts

Ravish Momin: Performance & Workshop July 8th and 9th

By Bubba Crumrine | June 22, 2022

Join us at Sacred Root Friday for an event of performances then at Southside Saturday for a unique workshop event for anyone interested in improvising with Ableton Live, routing MIDI, using triggers, turning basic sounding loops into evolving performances, and integrating your setup with DJs and producers. The workshop is freely accessible to anyone, nobody…

Ice Cream Social – 15th Anniversary Fundraiser

By Bubba Crumrine | May 30, 2022

It’s Ithaca Underground’s 15th Anniversary! Join in the celebration with homemade ice cream at Press Bay Alley, Saturday June 4th from 1-4PM while enjoying music from WhoisBriantech and playhouse 90. Your donations will help fund another year of new and challenging music, available to all. Donations available via Eventbrite in advance, cash & Venmo at our…

Call for Support!

By Bubba Crumrine | December 14, 2021

In 2021, IU bounced back with a series of streaming and in-person events to continue fostering a radically inclusive community of challenging music and art. With the continued challenges to artists and arts organizations, we’re looking to you for support, to help fund our base expenses for 2022 to continue curating exciting events and supporting…

Spazzare, BRIAN!, Strong Maybe at CSMA!

By Bubba Crumrine | December 1, 2021

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TQC: Joe Tomino, André Vida, BRIAN!, Jordan Sand, Mulholland

By Bubba Crumrine | March 2, 2021

April 17 brings solo performance from Joe Tomino, André Vida, Jordan Sand, the return of local trio BRIAN! and the debut of new duo Mulholland – back in collaboration with Experimental Sound Studio’s The Quarantine Concert series. Tune in 8PM ET / 7PM CT through their Twitch channel. Joe Tomino Joe Tomino is a Cleveland…

TQC 2/19: Keir Neuringer, Beau Mahadev, Jason Calhoun, Flose

By Bubba Crumrine | February 2, 2021

Ithaca Underground is back partnering with Experimental Sound Studio’s The Quarantine Concert series, which broadcasted nearly 500 hours of live music in 2020. This round, we present an evening of current and former Ithacans providing fresh streams of amplified, acoustic, and electronic sources including Keir Neuringer (of Irreversible Entanglements), Beau Mahadev, Jason Calhoun, & Flose.…

The Quarantine Concerts

By Bubba Crumrine | March 28, 2020

The Quarantine Concerts are a collaborative endeavor meant to provide artists a space to share their work and continue to earn a living during this time when most live performance opportunities have been cancelled due to COVID-19. We believe in the necessity of art during difficult moments like these, and feel fortunate to live in…

The Rita, Black Leather Jesus, Vomir, and J.S.H. with Obscenity Law and Kjostad at Chanticleer Loft 3/6

By Suzannah Van Gelder | March 3, 2020

The noise never stops at Ithaca Underground, and this Friday we’re bringing it to the Chanticleer Loft with six spectacular noise artists. We’re honored to have some of the pioneers of harsh noise wall (HNW) joining us in Ithaca, including The Rita, Vomir, and Black Leather Jesus. The performance and sound of these artists is…

Absolute Garbage, Zero Mean, Tilling, and Leonardo Decapitated at the Chanticleer Loft 2/29!

By Suzannah Van Gelder | February 24, 2020

This Saturday, February 29, Ithaca Underground has a kickass lineup of punk and hardcore artists just waiting to tear the roof off the Chanticleer loft! Headlined by Brooklyn punk outfit Absolute Garbage, three incredibly talented Ithaca groups round out the lineup. Absolute Garbage If there’s such a thing as “authentic” punk, Absolute Garbage is it.…

International Noise Conference Kickoff: An eruption of sound

By Suzannah Van Gelder | February 11, 2020

On January 31st, we saw some of the best noise musicians in the region kick off their tour to the  International Noise Conference in Miami in the Chanticleer Loft. Bubba Crumrine, Jen Kutler, Matt Luczak, flubber boiler//soggy doggy, and C.H.S. put on an incredible show that welcomed us into the month of February and set…