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at65r Ferran Fages ‘Radi d’Or’
A composed work combining instruments and live electronics by the Barcelona-based musician, realised by Ferran’s own ensemble:
Olga Ábalos flute and alto saxophone Lali Barrière sinewaves
Tom Chant tenor and soprano saxes Ferran Fages acoustic guitar
Pilar Subirá percussion
“Very strong…subtly unique.” Brian Olewnick
£7 CDR Youtube extract
at66 Richard Glover ‘Logical Harmonies’
Seven compositions of process music by the UK-based composer Richard Glover. Performers include Dominic Lash, Philip Thomas, musikFabrik, Bob Gilmore, Ensemble Portmanto and Seth Woods.
“Stunningly great work” Brian Olewnick
at67 ‘Variable Formations’
A semi-improvised piece recorded live at Cafe Oto in February 2013
Johnny Chang viola Angharad Davies violin
Jamie Drouin electronics Phil Durrant electronics
Lee Patterson amplified objects John Tilbury piano
“The greatest sextet since Verklärte Nacht” Ian Parsons
£8 CD Youtube extract
at68r Ingrid Lee - ‘Mouth to Mouth’
Four compositions by the Los Angeles-based composer Ingrid Lee, dealing with concepts of contagious movement. ‘Of Monsters’, ‘Cells’, ‘Bead, Spit’ and ‘Another’.
Read an excellent review by Gil Sanson here
at69 Bryn Harrison - ‘Vessels’
An extraordinary labyrinthine 75-minute work for piano solo, performed by Philip Thomas, ‘Vessels’ featured as one of the Wire’s top 15 CDs of composed music for 2013.
“A very beautiful and fundamentally odd experience.” Nick Storring
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Cafe Oto concert - Monday 5 May 2014
Bryn Harrison’s ‘Vessels’ + Tim Blechmann’s ‘Sine Tempore 3’
London premiere of Bryn Harrison’s monumental 75-minute ‘Vessels’ for solo piano played by Philip Thomas
+ UK premiere of ‘Sine Tempore 3’, a composition for 256 spatially distributed oscillators by Austria’s Tim Blechmann
Youtube extract ‘Vessels’
Soundcloud extract ‘Sine Tempore 3’
More information here
The Anonymous Zone Werder 2005/1 project Max Eastley - Clocks of the Midnight Hours
8pm, Monday 5 May 2014
18-22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, Book single ticket £6
London E8 3DL
Tickets £8 on door, or £6 in advance Book double ticket £12
at70 ‘LL’ by Partial (Noé Cuéllar & Joseph Clayton Mills)
Strange and compelling music from a Chicago-based duo, composed using items found in the basement of a local thrift store.
at71 Skogen - ‘Despairs Had Governed Me Too Long’
Exquisite extended composition by Magnus Granberg for an ensemble of ten extraordinary musicians.
Coming next April 2014
at74x2 Laurence Crane - Chamber Works
A double CD with over two hours music played by Apartment House, including ‘Sparling’, ‘John White in Berlin’, ‘Estonia’, ‘Four Miniatures’, ‘Raimondas Rumsas’, ‘Riis’, ‘Ethiopian Distance Runners’ and other works.
soundcloud extract (‘Sparling’)
youtube extract (piece #4 from ‘Seven Short Pieces’)
soundcloud extract (piece #6 from ‘Seven Short Pieces’)