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Collaboration

Vestiges review – Jazz.pt

Jazz.pt – Vestiges review

4.5 stars!

The automated translator says: “Such diversity of approaches makes this proposal for electroacoustic improvisation a richness that distinguishes it from others more parameterized in the Portuguese and international contexts, which is an asset when we verify that even in this area a “mainstream” has been installed.”

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Collaboration

Tom Ward / Emil Karlsen – Concrescence

Postcard/download release of this live recording from late 2019 at Hundred Years Gallery:

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Collaboration Ti/om

Ti/om and Han-Earl Park/Cath Roberts/Alex Bonney at Hundred Years Gallery

Sunday 22nd March! Hundred Years Gallery!

Ti/om (Tom Ward/Tim Fairhall) + Han-Earl Park/Alex Bonney/Cath Roberts. Sunday 22nd March 15:30

Ti/om is the improvising duo of Tim Fairhall (double bass) & Tom Ward (bass clarinet & flute). This will be the launch gig for their new recording “The Narrow Road to the Deep North”, which documents their 2016 residency in a bothy on the Isle of Eigg, off the west coast of Scotland.

They stayed for a week in winter, looking out over the mountains of Rhum; playing together and alone, walking in the hills, and meditating on the relation of music to place, and the process of inspiration. The music seeks an expression of personal responses to Eigg, to the wildness and the quietude both, to inhabit in the music the same emotional spaces as entered into on the island; trying to play in such a way that feels consonant with the state of being out on the hill.

Improviser, guitarist and constructor Han-earl Park (박한얼) has been crossing borders and performing fuzzily idiomatic, on occasion experimental, always traditional, open improvised musics for twenty years. He has performed in clubs, theaters, art galleries, concert halls, and (ad-hoc) alternative spaces across Europe, Korea and the USA.

This will be the first meeting of a trio with master UK-based improvisers Alex Bonney (trumpet/electronics) and Cath Roberts (baritone saxophone).

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Menagerie

Madwort’s Menagerie – Bird is the Worm Best of 2019

“…a curious beauty, where melodies have the ephemeral quality of dreams and harmonies like their lingering aftereffect upon waking, slowly and greeted by soft daylight, and the motion of the music is fitful and anxious, as if children unable to sit still in church pews during a morning service.”

Chuffed to see this record on Bird is the Worm’s best of 2019 list!

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BRÅK

BRÅK – Neil Metcalfe

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BRÅK

BRÅKfest 2020!

This is very exciting! Go get some advance tickets!

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LUME Ti/om

Ti/om on the Hello Goodbye Show!

Great fun playing live on ResonanceFM for the Hello Goodbye Show with Ti/om, as part of LUME’s Winter Solstice!! Listen again here:

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BRÅK

Christmas BRÅK

Brutal set with Dee Byrne!

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Collaboration

IMPETUS GROUP at Hundred Years Gallery, 2019

Check out this video:

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LIO

LIO @ St Mary’s Old Church, Dec 2019