Wednesday, March 18
11:00PM - 11:40PM
Swan Dive Patio
615 Red River St
Listen to Koo Koo
GABI (neé Gabrielle Herbst) joined the Dan Lopatin's Software Recording Co. family in 2014. Formally trained at an early age in Balinese dance, gamelan, the clarinet and piano, Herbst continued studied voice and composition under the tutelage of Joan Tower, Zeena Parkins and Marina Rosenfeld at Bard College. Her work has already been showcased at Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center, as well as Roulette, who earlier in 2014 commissioned and premiered her first opera Bodiless.
Herbst’s experience writing for chamber orchestra and mixed instrumentation inspired her to develop a repertoire of short-form, vocal-centric compositions under the name GABI. These were driven by solitary explorations in early 2013 with a dual-track loop pedal.
“Koo Koo”, her debut recording single released in September 2014 by Software, marks GABI’s studio immersion to further develop these vocal compositions. She is joined by her band Matthew O’Ko...Show the rest