best multi-speaker-surround-sound performance space (2008)

ENGINE 27

Your living room probably has a better sound system than most New York clubs. But if you want to get a true quadra-quadra-quadra-quadra stereo experience, ENGINE 27 has it. Sixteen speakers (each of them with two- or three-way setups) are strewn throughout the space, making for a fascinating variety of aural experiences. Add to that performances by the crème de la crème of avant-music (Pauline Oliveros, Carl Stone, Joan LaBarbara, Elliott Sharp) and Tonic has serious competition.

Location Details

173 Franklin St.
New York NY 10013
212-431-7466

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