Browsing articles tagged with " guitar"
Mar
3

Tout Croche – 11 April 2013

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Tout Croche is Stephen Harvey & Dominic Thibault A haven of post-genre sonic experimentation Music making that marvels at noise From beautiful ambience to digital distortion www.toutcroche.com The Howl Won’t Be Silent  Improvised set Utilizing only the simplest of apparatus: […]

Mar
3

Tout Croche – 10 April 2013

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Tout Croche is Stephen Harvey & Dominic Thibault A haven of post-genre sonic experimentation Music making that marvels at noise From beautiful ambience to digital distortion www.toutcroche.com The Howl Won’t Be Silent  Improvised set Utilizing only the simplest of apparatus: […]

Feb
22

Andrew Cheetham & David Birchall – 14 March 2013

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“Drums & guitar riffing improv” The Wire “Andrew Cheetham and David Birchall create a psychedelic maelstrom of sound that threatens to atomise your walls” Mojo “The duo has a great artistic empathy going on between them that gives birth to […]

Feb
22

Andrew Cheetham & David Birchall – 13 March 2013

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“Drums & guitar riffing improv” The Wire “Andrew Cheetham and David Birchall create a psychedelic maelstrom of sound that threatens to atomise your walls” Mojo “The duo has a great artistic empathy going on between them that gives birth to […]

Nov
1

Wire Assembly – 8 November 2012

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WIRE ASSEMBLY Neil Carver/Ian Simpson/John Jasnoch: electric guitars The guitar trio Wire Assembly have been resurrected/disinterred after 20 years of hibernation. John Jasnoch and Neil Carver have coerced Ian Simpson into being the Third Man. Covering an enormous range of […]

Nov
1

Wire Assembly – 14 November 2012

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WIRE ASSEMBLY Neil Carver/Ian Simpson/John Jasnoch: electric guitars The guitar trio Wire Assembly have been resurrected/disinterred after 20 years of hibernation. John Jasnoch and Neil Carver have coerced Ian Simpson into being the Third Man. Covering an enormous range of […]

Aug
16

Fernando Perales – 12 September 2012

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Fernando Perales/Viva La Muerte “the Andrei Rublev experience” tour/Europe/2012 Fernando Perales, musician, performer, cinema critic and box trainer, he was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1971. He is one of the most important figures of the experimental music and […]

Feb
5

Adam Beckley – 11 April 2012

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Adam Beckley is an experimental musician from Stourbridge in the West Midlands, creating hypnotic textures of sound.His first solo work ‘Revere’ was released by the label ‘Carnage Club’ in August 2011. Adam has also released a split with Los Angeles […]

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 […]

Oct
20

Diatribes – 3 November 2011

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Following their amazing gig last year, D’incise and Cyril return with an expanded line-up featuring some of the UK’s best improvisers… Cyril Bondi – drums/percussion D’incise – objects/laptop Dominic Lash – double bass Phil Durrant – laptop/sound manipulation Hannah Marshall […]

Oct
10

L’Ocelle Mare – 23 October 2011

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Thomas Bonvalet, (born October, 1977) lives between the forest of « la Double », in the south-west of France and Alpedrete, Spain. Guitar player of the band Cheval de frise between 1998 and 2004, he made is first solo show […]

Sep
16

Sam Andreae & Anton Hunter – 9th November 2011

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  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 […]

Aug
25

Martin Archer & Steve Chase – 14 September 2011

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Martin Archer – iPad, woodwind Steve Chase – guitar, miscellaneous instruments Martin and Steve have played together regularly over the last few years in the context of larger groups (Coastguard All Stars, Gated Community, Juxtavoices, Showroom Ensemble), but this will […]

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 […]

Oct
14

Graculus – 14 October 2010

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Graculus is an improvising duo consisting of Richard Harding (acoustic & electric guitars) and Phil Hargreaves (saxophone & flute). Originally, the duo formed for a one-off show at Tate Liverpool in 2008, but the partnership blossomed over the next 2 […]

Jul
8

The Hunter Brothers – 8 July 2010

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Anton Hunter, Johnny Hunter, Sam Andreae and Ben Cotrell lay down some law.

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The Noise Upstairs is an improv collective which runs a free-improv night in Manchester. The basic premise is that anyone can turn up and join in by putting their name in the hat. Names are pulled out, ensembles formed, and hearts broken.

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