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PENDV PRESENTS +++ PENDV GALLERY
Founder/Creative Director: Todd Pendu
EVENTS ARCHIVE (2008 - 2012)

03-17-11 / TRIPLE THREAT LOVE TRIANGLE hosted by PENDV NYC + Static Tongues + Switched On feat. JOHN MAUS + HUMAN RESOURCES + //TENSE// + TEARIST + BODYTRONIX + LOW RED CENTER + BLISSED OUT + TWISTED WIRES + COPPERTONE + SILENT DIANE + MISSIONS + SURVIVE + SHAMS + NIGHT JEWEL + DJ sets by Pictureplane + Alan Palomo (Neon Indian) + Todd Pendu


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What is FOG MUSIC? by Todd Pendu

Fog Music Todd Pendu

FM (“fog music” or simply “FM”) is a general, sweeping term (not necessarily a genre) coined by Bryan Kurkimilis (White Ring) and Todd Pendu (PENDV NYC) in 2011… The term points to the use of fog as a unifying element of an international “dark sound” that has emerged from an eclectic group of artists and bands in the last few years. FM artists and bands tend to place equal emphasis on their visual aesthetic as they do their sonic aesthetic creating dramatic environments out of their live stage shows using lights and/or video projections. The fog then creates a visual atmospheric equivalent to the sonic atmosphere of the music whether Heaven-ly or Hell-ish. The “ghost-like”, “dream-like”, and haunting qualities of these bands is amplified by shrouding the audience in a fogged-out, blurred-out, gauzed haze. Terms such as Drag, Witch House, etc have been applied to some of these artists but those terms are far too limiting and very few of the artists have embraced them. With FM, it’s not a certain sound or a set of particular images that bring this music together… the common thread of FM is in the creativity of each of these artists to produce stylized environments for the maximum emotional experience of the audience/listener.

This is FM… The Future… The Now.

-by Todd Pendu

02-22-11 / PENDV DISCO feat. HOW I QUIT CRACK + BL§§D OU† + MIRACLE POWER COMBINATION + QUETZALCOATLUS + DJ sets by DJ Harrison & Todd Pendu


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02-12-11 / PENDV DISCO (Los Angeles edition) feat. CHELSEA WOLFE + THE PRESENT MOMENT + KING DUDE + DJ sets by Todd Pendu + Santa Muerte (WhITCH/120 MINUTES) + Robert Disaro


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02-10-11 / PENDV ACID DISCO feat. DJ sets by SHAWN NOEQ (Led Er Est) + DEIRDRE DIREKTOR


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01-27-11 / PENDV DISCO 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY feat. //TENSE// + GHXST


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01-20-11 / PENDV ACID DISCO feat. SHAWN NOEQ (Led Er Est) + MATT RADUNE

01-06-11 / PENDV ACID DISCO feat. SHAWN NOEQ (Led Er Est) + THE SURVEYOR (nihiti)


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Happy New Year from PENDV NYC!

2011

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12-22-10 / PENDV DISCO feat. DJ sets by oOoOO + WHITE RING + DJ HARRISON + BLISSED OUT + TODD PENDU


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12-03-10 / PENDV GALLERY featuring the “Majikian’s TAROT” by TODD PENDU + JESSE GELAZNIK


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11-13-10 / PENDV DISCO presents: NYC premier of SURREALISTICA UNIFERNO + All Night Dance Party Feat. WHITE RING + GATEKEEPER + SHAMS + BLONDES + DJ sets by DJ Harrison + Katie Rose (Further Reductions) + Laurel Halo + Shawn NoEQ (Led Er Est) + Matt Radune + The Surveyor (nihiti)


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11-05-10 / PENDV GALLERY featuring the art of NICK ZEDD


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The Genesis of Naming a Genre: Witch House by Todd Pendu


The Genesis of Naming a Genre: Witch House by Todd Pendu
November 8, 2010.

I am a promoter who throws parties and music events in various venues throughout NYC and I curate the annual NY EYE & EAR FESTIVAL… and yes over the past year I’ve run a party known as PENDV DISCO booking a lot of artists including Slava, Fostercare, White Ring, Madden, Tearist, White Car, etc. that now fall under the “Witch House” genre but did not have a genre to fall into when the party first started. I still can’t say I’m a fan of the name and I still have yet to use it in any kind of promotional material of my own… but it does appear it’s here to stay and as someone who has witnessed this genesis first hand and has promoted many of its artists, I thought I should write a bit about what I’ve seen happen as this genre has grown. Click to Continue »

10-10-10 / PENDV NYC + Triple Canopy presents: CHRISTOPH HEEMANN

10-08-10 / PENDV GALLERY featuring the art of ADRIANE SCHRAMM


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09-30-10 / PENDV NYC presents: WOLF EYES + RICHARD PINHAS + 99 + YELLOW TEARS


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09-25-10 / PENDV DISCO feat. WHITE CAR + NIGHT GALLERY + ROBERT AA LOWE + GOLDEN BIRTHDAY + KONNICHIWA + DJ sets by Veronica Vasicka (Minimal Wave) + Beau Wanzer + DJ Harrison


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08-31-10 / PENDV DISCO feat. COSMETICS + CULT OF YOUTH + KING DUDE + DJ set by Bryan K (White Ring)


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