3 tracks of solo material all based on walking in edgeland type places you know well and are familiar with. Flood Plain is about many walks in and around the River Mersey where I live in South Manchester; particularly watermeadows at Stretford Ees, Broad Ees Dole and Chorlton Ees. I love this connection to theContinue reading
New live album featuring download only David Birchall: guitar Fran Comyn: percussion THF Drenching: dictaphones/dog toys/percusssion/etc Adam Fairhall: accordian Michael Perrett: bass clarinet/alto sax Thanks to Mark Ellison for the live recording https://davidbirchall.bandcamp.com/album/deleted-scenes-from-the-peer-hat
New CDr and download now out from myself and Richard Harrison. Richard is one of my favourite improvisors and our playing together dates back over a period of about 10 years so it’s great to have a physcial document of it. Starting out with Cheshire farmcore unit Mudhutters in late 70’s Richard is best knownContinue reading
Very happy to say the Curious Ear series I co-curate with Andrew Cheetham which takes place at The Peer Hat has been awarded an Arts Council England Grant for the first half of next year! Lots of very exciting events and workshops lined up, news on sign up for Phil Minton’s Feral Choir Workshop inContinue reading
David Birchall, Sam Andreae, Otto Willberg, Toshimaru Nakamura live @ Cafe oto, 4th December 2019 From Cactus Synth Workshop in Rose Hill Tavern, Brighton on 5th December
Lovely to have my vinyl copy of the Burgess Archive cassette archive project that I contributed a track to here at the Noise Orchestra Studio where I put my contribution together. The double LP and double CD is out now on Sub Rosa and the whole project has been developed and curated by Alan Dunn.Continue reading
Really looking forward to performing selections from Yoko Ono’s Grapefruit as part of Edges Ensemble at HCMF! Both performances are free. Friday 15th November 5pm @ Temporary Contemporary, Queensgate Market, Princess Street, Huddersfield Monday 18th November 2pm @ Atrium, Richard Steinitz Building, University of Huddersfield Thursday 21st November 7pm @ Burgess Foundation, Engine House, ChorltonContinue reading
Detail from solar powered samplers I made together with young people earlier in the year at Fermynwoods installed at there Fermynwoodstock festival in July.