Light Falls (Thrill Jockey) finds Robinson joined by three members of the almighty Godspeed You! Black Emperor, singer Marissa Nadler and others. Tonight Robinson and longtime multi-instrumentalist Esther Shaw perform a duo version of the infamous Wrek-Harm sound. Audacious electric cellist Helen Money opens the show.
Wrekmeister Harmonies emanated out of Chicago in 2006 dedicated to searching for sounds beyond the conventional. Led by guitarist-vocalist JR Robinson, the eclectic collective has refined a sensually inviting take on the doom genre in a series of records that shift in shape and sonic embrace, entwining contemporary classical, art-rock and blackest metal textures in drony works that probe the mystical qualities of time. The band’s numbers have swelled to include collaborators such as Alexander Hacke of Einstürzende Neubauten, free-improv cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm and Chris Brokaw of Codeine. The recent