live patched improvisation from last night at The Observatory in Chicago, opening for Dreamboats and Arthhur.
120hp comprised of Mannequins, monome, Make Noise, nonlinearcircuits and Random*Source Serge modules. reverb from OTO BAM. many warm + wonderful friends came out and braved the cold (thank you @zanderraymond, @andrew, @caelmore, @barnjazz, @germinal).
artwork by Racquel Cable (instagram.com/suitcasedog)
all proceeds from this track will be donated to Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (chicagohomeless.org).
homelessness in Chicago facts
according to CCH, the total unduplicated count of people homeless in Chicago throughout 2016 is 80,384.
eighty percent of these homeless residents lived doubled-up in the homes of others due to hardship, often in overcrowded conditions.
according to data from the American Communities Survey, 64,114 people were living doubled up in Chicago in 2016. Of those, 55.5% were black, 6.5% white, 33.1 Hispanic/Latino, and 4.9% other groups. Chicago’s homeless students are overwhelmingly children of color, at 98.3%.