Tubers Music 5th August

RICHARD SCOTT’S LIGHTENING ENSEMBLE Scott is now a Berlin based composer and improviser focusing on electroacoutic music. Richard Scott (Buchla Lightening/WiGi/synth) http://www.richard-scott.net Adam Linson (double bass & electronics) http://www.percent-s.com/ Phil Marks (percussion) …David Birchall (guitar) http://www.davidmbirchall.wordpre​ss.com Last sighted with Evan Parker at the Cross Street Chapel, Manchester and also at the Manchester Jazz Festival 2010Continue reading “Tubers Music 5th August”

Berlin

Gig Shot above kindly taken by Helen during set with Richard Scott & Olaf Rupp @ Lichtblikt Kino, Berlin Birdsong & Bells Picture of backyard from balcony of Thomas’ flat where we stayed was pleasantly overgrown and a real haven for birds, spent a good bit of time listening and playing along with them: mainlyContinue reading “Berlin”

music and Iran….

Really was quite flabbergasted today to read that music has been essentially made non-existant in Iran. “Khamenei said: Although music is halal, promoting and teaching it is not compatible with the highest values of the sacred regime of the Islamic Republic.” Terrifying that a state is prepared to go to such lengths to attempt toContinue reading “music and Iran….”

Noise in Salford

Noise, Affect, Politics Conference Call for Participation: “Bigger than Words, Wider than Pictures”:  Noise, Affect, Politics University of Salford and Islington Mill,  July 1-3 2010  Organising Committee: Dr Michael Goddard, Dr Benjamin Halligan and Professor David Sanjek  “If there are people that are dumb enough to use Metallica to  interrogate prisoners, you’re forgetting about allContinue reading “Noise in Salford”

Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp

I’m away for this gig sadly but it should be a total cracker! Check it out if you’re around Manchester. ========================================================= Quixote Nights presents on 12th July ORCHESTRE TOUT PUISSANT MARCEL DUCHAMP melodic jazz punk from France SPACEHEADS TRIO Andy Diagram/Dick De La Mancha/Vincent Berthelet @ Carlton Club, Carlton Road off Wood Road, Whalley Range,Continue reading “Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp”

Bat Action

Went on a splendid Bat Walk around Chorlton Waterpark last night. It was technically part of national moth day but none of the moths seemed to be out. Too cold for some, too warm for others apparently. The bat people had got in on the act as bats keep themselves busy eating moths. (picture byContinue reading “Bat Action”