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Doom Dogs

October 28, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

doom dogs

Oct 28, 2023


Reeves Gabrels; guitars,

Jonathan Kane; drums,

Jair-Rohm Parker Wells; basses and electronics

Doom Dogs is an improvising trio that got its start in the turbulent heart of NYC, flourishing amidst the incredibly active and culturally rich epoch known as ‘The Downtown Scene’ where we played The Knit V1, 2 and 3. The band is led by a trio of incredibly talented musicians, each with an impressive background that adds unique flavors to their mesmerizing sound.

Meet the Members of Doom Dogs: Reeves Gabrels (Guitars): Reeves Gabrels is a guitar virtuoso and a true icon in the music industry. He is best known for his collaborations with the legendary David Bowie during the ’80s and ’90s, co-writing, co-producing and adding his innovative guitar work to some of Bowie’s most acclaimed albums. Currently, Reeves is a member of the iconic band The Cure, where his artistry continues to captivate audiences worldwide. With Reeves Gabrels at the helm of Doom Dogs’ guitars, the band’s performances are elevated to new heights of sonic brilliance. Jonathan Kane (Drums): Jonathan Kane, the heartbeat of Doom Dogs, was a founding member of the influential band The Swans, has worked extensively with Minimalist godfather La Monte Young, was the only drummer for Rhys Chatham’s orchestra of 100 electric guitars, and leads his own trance-blues band Jonathan Kane’s February. His drumming style is characterized by a powerful and hypnotic presence, driving the band’s improvisations with precision and intensity. Jonathan’s vast experience as a drummer and composer contributes to the band’s ability to create spontaneous and enthralling musical moments that leave audiences in awe.

Jair-Rohm Parker Wells (Basses): The foundation of Doom Dogs’ mesmerizing sound lies in the hands of Jair-Rohm Parker Wells, a true legend in the world of experimental rock and jazz. Aside from being a founding member of the avant-rock band Machine Gun, Jair-Rohm was also a member of the seminal German experimental Rock band Embryo during the 1970s. His NS Design electric upright and bass guitar prowess adds a rich and dynamic depth to the band’s spontaneous compositions, pushing the boundaries of experimental rock and jazz. Jair-Rohm’s artistic sensitivity and expertise make him an indispensable part of Doom Dogs’ sonic exploration.


October 28, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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ShapeShifter Lab
837 Union Street, Ground Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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