“COLLAPSE,” described in turn as a “glam-rock requiem for the natural world” and a “perverse postmodern mass for a planet in crisis,” is nothing if not intriguing. First conceived for Los Angeles’s REDCAT Theater as the brainchild of local band Timur and the Dime Museum, fronted by eponymous Kazakhstan-born opera singer Timur Bekbosunov, the show combines an environmentally conscious message with the format of a Catholic funeral mass and the performance style of a glam rock c
Can the Mississippi River dead zone ever be alluring? Experimental production COLLAPSE is certainly doing their best to try. By LA band Timur and the Dime Museum, the "multimedia glam-rock meets classical baroque concert" seeks to start a bold conversation about our effect on the environment, all with the help of avant garde costumes and unorthodox musical sounds by Kazakh-American opera singer Timur Bekbosunov. Bring your vegan friends.
When writing about the genre-defying sound of LA band Timur and the Dime Museum, you might run out of hyphens—their charming glam-rock-cabaret-punk-opera-mischievous magpie-style requires experiencing first-hand to fully appreciate the influences embedded in their eclectic approach to music. New York audiences will have a chance to see this first hand when the band comes to town this week with one of their most ambitious projects to date. They will be presenting a piece cal
On the vanguard of both drama and rock music is Timur and the Dime Museum, an experimental rock band out of LA that aims to fuse the two together into an explosive combination. The band, independent, has created a new live performance called COLLAPSE, which is an audio-visual requiem for the Earth’s plight. The band’s been slotted to play BAM next week on the 17th to 19th; the band’s message with this new album/live show is one worth hearing and promised to be a spectacle wor