Browsing articles tagged with " bass"
Oct
31

Seth Bennett & Cath Roberts – 9 November 2017

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Cath Roberts and Seth Bennett started playing together in Roberts’ band Sloth Racket, set up to explore her compositions for free improvising ensemble, and decided to branch out into a duo as a side project. They play with the possibilities […]

Jan
12

NUStival – 28 January 2017

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NUStival – a mini-festival of improvised music. Featuring selected groupings of: Mick Beck Cath Roberts Otto Willberg Ecka Mordecai Odie ji Ghast Rob Thorpe Geoff Bright Rodrigo Constanzo Anton Hunter and… A performance of John Zorn’s Cobra by the Noise […]

Jan
10

Hunter/Willberg/Ward – 12 January 2017

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Acoustic post-post-truth improv trio featuring Manchester legend Johnny Hunter on drums, young experimentalist Otto Willberg on double bass and triple-doubler Tom Ward on reeds and winds. Inspired by the avant-garde, improvisation, jazz, rock, noise and more, the trio’s members have […]

Feb
4

BAH – 14 February 2013

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“BAH!” Noise Upstairs regulars Seth Bennett (b), Sam Andreae (ts) and Johnny Hunter (d) performing acoustic, free improvisation. What could be more exciting! Who BAH – 14 February 2013 When Thursday, February 14, 2013 8:00pm – All Ages Where Fuel […]

May
29

DJ Sniff – 22 June 2012

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(photo by Tanya Traboulsi) Takuro Mizuta Lippit (aka dj sniff) is a musician, curator and producer in the field of experimental electronic arts and improvised music. His musical work builds upon a distinct practice that combines DJing, instrument design and free […]

Mar
7

Splice & A Greater Horror – 21 March 2012

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Splice’s raison d’être is to mesh together influences of contemporary jazz, free improv, loud and soft noise, punk grit, ambient music, and more… with seamless blends or blunt juxtapositions. Featuring Alex Bonney on trumpet and electronics, Robin Fincker on tenor […]

Feb
8

Federico Reuben – 12 July 2012

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About Fed­erico Reuben is a com­poser, sound artist and live-electronics per­former based in Lon­don. His work chal­lenges con­ven­tional rela­tion­ships between com­poser, per­former and audi­ence through imag­ined per­for­mance prac­tices, col­lab­o­ra­tions and modes of sonic rep­re­sen­ta­tion and pro­duc­tion. He plun­ders, com­bines and […]

Feb
8

Federico Reuben – 11 July 2012

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About Fed­erico Reuben is a com­poser, sound artist and live-electronics per­former based in Lon­don. His work chal­lenges con­ven­tional rela­tion­ships between com­poser, per­former and audi­ence through imag­ined per­for­mance prac­tices, col­lab­o­ra­tions and modes of sonic rep­re­sen­ta­tion and pro­duc­tion. He plun­ders, com­bines and […]

Dec
10

Memoria Zero – 8 December 2011

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All the way from Rome, Italy! Click here to download the performances Who Memoria Zero – 8 December 2011 When Thursday, December 8, 2011 8:00pm – All Ages Where Fuel Cafe (map) 448 Wilmslow Road Manchester, England M20 3BW Other […]

Sep
10

Sam Andreae & Anton Hunter – 10 November 2011

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Distractfold Ensemble

Sam Andreae and Anton Hunter first met playing in Ben Cottrell’s Beats & Pieces Big Band, and quickly went on to form their quartet Haq to explore the boundaries between composed and improvised music.  This latest tour (with release to […]

Aug
22

Stuckometer / Abscond – 8 September 2011

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Stuckometer

“Stuckometer is a free improvised no wave noise rock from the NorthWest of England originally formed in 2005. The third wave of the band consists of David Birchall (guitar) Karl Sveinsonn (guitar) JOINCEY (bass) Pascal Nichols (percussion). Recent CDR out […]

Mar
10

Trio of Sheffield Musicians – 10 March 2011

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trio

Trio of Sheffield musicians put together especially to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the Sheffield NUS.  Mick Beck (reeds & whistles), Seth Bennett (double bass) and Peter Fairclough (drums & percussion). Click here to download the performances

Apr
14

Darnall Sinfonia – 14 April 2010

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Tom Owen, Steven Jouanny and Johnny Hunter are current and former Sheffield University Students who pop up here and there on the Sheffield and Derbyshire amateur circuits. Our genuine musical concerns include The European and American Avant Garde, Krautrock, Be-bop, […]

Apr
8

Darnall Sinfonia – 8 April 2010

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Tom Owen, Steven Jouanny and Johnny Hunter are current and former Sheffield University Students who pop up here and there on the Sheffield and Derbyshire amateur circuits. Our genuine musical concerns include The European and American Avant Garde, Krautrock, Be-bop, […]

Sep
27

Rodrigo Constanzo / PA Tremblay CD Release Party – 27 September 2009

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It all started with a gig. Rodrigo Constanzo and PA Tremblay shared a stage in late 2008 and both enjoyed each others playing so much that a recording date was arrange for early 2009. This CD is that recording date. […]

Jun
11

Pierre Alexandre Tremblay – 11 June 2009

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PA Tremblay

Pierre Alexandre Tremblay was born in 1975 in Montréal, Québec. He studied classical guitar and music theory from an early age, and as a teenager discovered bass guitar with Jean-Guy Larin, Sylvain Bolduc and Michel Donato. He also studied composition […]

May
4

Jon Thorne – 4 May 2008

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An evening of uncomposed sounds.” – Jam session with featured artists. Jon Thorne (Lamb, Oedipus Complex) performing a rare solo bass and electronics set. Levenshulme Bicycle Orchestra collaborating for the first time with midlands improv-quartet Black Carrot. They Destroyed His […]

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