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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: […]

Jan
6

Mick Beck Trio – 9 January 2013

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On the free scene since 1980, as an improvising big band leader to solo performer, Mick is known for his energy and originality: his playing covers the full emotional gamut from heartbreaking to mischievous, and from abstracts to compelling swing. […]

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 […]

Sep
4

Sonia Paço-Rocchia – 10 October 2012

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Sonia Paço-Rocchia [sonja’ pa’so rɔ’kja] is a young artist who took a degree in instrumental and Electro-Acoustic Composition from the Université de Montréal after a double collegial diploma in natural sciences and music. She studied composition with Michel Tétreault, José […]

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 […]

Jun
22

John Pope – 8 August 2012

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John Pope on a mini-tour from his native Newcastle, presents a solo improvisation for double bass and tape recorders. John is a fine composer and improviser and has run projects such as the Improvisers Orchestra of the North (ION) based […]

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 […]

Feb
9

Jez Riley French – 14 March 2012

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Using intuitive composition, field recording, improvisation and photography, Jez has been exploring his enjoyment of detail, simplicity and his emotive response to places and situations for the past 3 decades. Alongside solo performances and exhibitions he collaborates with other artists, […]

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 […]

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
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
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 – […]

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
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 […]

Jul
19

The Riverside – Tramlines vs NUS – 24 July 2011

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Come take part in a night of far left music and improvisation hosted by Tramlines. Event will take place at our regular Sheffield venue, The Riverside on Mowbray St. S3 8EN. Click here to download the performances Who Tramlines vs NUS – 24 […]

Jul
13

Wolf Scarers – 13 July 2011

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Wolf Scarers are Simon Prince and Keith Jafrate, both playing tenor saxophones. They’ve known each other for years but have never played together until, after appearing on the same bill at Huddersfield’s Inclusive Improv last year, it occurred to Simon […]

Jun
7

“BOX” by Lauren Marie & Washboard Pete – 7 June 2011

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Presenting to you an evening of improvised sound, art and poetry. “BOX” is a debut performance piece written by Lauren Marie and Washboard Pete where sound meets words and where all senses are drowned. The evening also features an improvising […]

May
11

Phil Marks & Dave Birchall – 11 May 2011

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Dave Birchall was born in Leicester and started playing the guitar there in 1995. He moved to Manchester in 1999 and still live here. His work as a musician has been in several areas: in improvising within and without structures […]

Apr
13

Sonia Paço-Rocchia – 13 April 2011

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sonia

Sonia Paço-Rocchia [sonja’ pa’so rɔ’kja] is a young artist who took a degree in Instrumental and Electro-Acoustic Composition from the Université de Montréal after a double collegial diploma in natural sciences and music. She studied composition with Michel Tétreault, José […]

Mar
10

Baylis/Howard Duo – 10 March 2011

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Born Manchester 1959 started plaYING in 70s inspired by Mike Osborne.Worked with Carmel in the 80s toured and recorded and lived in London playing with Phil Wachsmann, John Stevens,Roger Turner,Nick Stephens and many other free jazz and improvisors,toured for Arts Council […]

About The Noise Upstairs

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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