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Apr
11

Rodrigo Constanzo – 10 May 2012

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Rodrigo Constanzo will be performing a live set of improvised music using his ‘drums’ setup which includes very little drums at all. A three piece, nearly child’s sized kit, is modified, and augmented by home made electronic instruments including a three […]

Apr
11

Rodrigo Constanzo – 9 May 2012

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Rodrigo Constanzo will be performing a live set of improvised music using his ‘drums’ setup which includes very little drums at all. A three piece, nearly child’s sized kit, is modified, and augmented by home made electronic instruments including a three […]

Mar
7

Amphibolous – 12 April 2012

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Amphibolous is Ash Steel, Adam Webster (Swung Dash) and Si Jones (Noise Club, Hot Hail). The group first got together in 2011 to work on a soundtrack for a short film about a failed DJ, but their musical chemistry shone […]

Mar
7

“Drums” – 8 March 2012

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“Drums” A new quartet led by Johnny Hunter (drums/percussion) and featuring Rodrigo Constanzo (drums/percussion), Simon Prince (saxophone/percussion) and James Adolpho (double bass/percussion). Click here to download the performances. Who “Drums” – 8 March 2012 When Thursday, March 8, 2012 8:30pm […]

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
21

Jason Kahn – 8 February 2012

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Jason Kahn (electronics) Jason Kahn was born in New York in 1960 and grew up in Los Angeles. He moved to Europe in 1990, first living in Berlin until 1999 then moving to Switzerland. He is currently based in Zürich. Kahn […]

Dec
21

Jason Kahn – 9 February 2012

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Jason Kahn (electronics) Jason Kahn was born in New York in 1960 and grew up in Los Angeles. He moved to Europe in 1990, first living in Berlin until 1999 then moving to Switzerland. He is currently based in Zürich. Kahn […]

Dec
18

Helmut Lemke – 12 January 2012

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http://www.sound-art.de Imagine you have a plastic bottle…. You fill it with water and you hang it upside down…. You make a little hole in the cap…. and then you sit back, you wait and you listen – drips appear – […]

Dec
18

Helmut Lemke – 11 January 2012

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http://www.sound-art.de Imagine you have a plastic bottle…. You fill it with water and you hang it upside down…. You make a little hole in the cap…. and then you sit back, you wait and you listen – drips appear – […]

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
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 […]

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
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 […]

Aug
21

Baylis/Howard/Sterling Trio – 13 October 2011

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Baylis/Howard/Sterling Trio – The  Bhs 3 are a  recently formed Trio exploring  the Sax/Double Bass/Drums improvised  format.The Trio are currently recording a CD  for release later in the year. Melodic, Rhythmic and Textural explorations. Individually they have worked with musicians […]

Aug
9

Beck, Hunter, & Perez Trio – 10 August 2011

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Hervé Perez (electonics, sax), who uses many methods to forge vibrations and sculpt the harmonies that will rattle the nerves of academia, will be joining forces with UK Free Improvisation stalwart, Mick Beck (reeds & whistles), the critically acclaimed free […]

Aug
8

Acrid Lactations – 11 August 2011

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Acrid Lactations

Acrid Lactations is the duo of primitivist improvisers Susan Fitzpatrick and Stuart Arnot.  With no fixed instrumentation or approach, they use musical/non-musical, acoustic/electronic, live/pre-recorded sounds in a psychedelic stramash of noise, free-jazz, concrète, sound poetry and confusion, hanging onto the […]

Jul
27

Michel Doneda & Jonas Kocher + Wolf Scarers – 26 September 2011

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Michel Doneda soprano saxophone Jonas Kocher accordion, objects Accordion and saxophone, an association of more conventional after all, but beware! the sign is never the road! Kocher and Doneda have their own way, reinvesting their respective instruments by focusing on the infinitely […]

Jul
24

“Six Memos” featuring lots of NUS regulars

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Some of you might remember Daniel Ledda from when he performed back in December 2010. Well part of why he was in Manchester was that he was making a film based on Six Memos for the Next Millennium by Italo […]

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