Lucky to have become involved with quite a few new musical combinations and groups this year. Here is a one I’m really excited about. https://soundcloud.com/davidmbirchall/full-horror-of-mud-wino-revealed
Article from the May issue of Wire magazine
Really looking forward to mine and Vicky Clarke’s residency at Q02 in Brussels in August. We’ll be developing some ideas with light and circuitry for the next ways to present our noise machines.
Live set from Golden Lion in Todmorden the other weekend realised as Pan Cake Make Up. Really pleased with how this trio works together.
Another interesting day exploring the few hundred metres surrounding the People’s History Museum in Manchester using a pickup as a listening device. This is for a piece of sound work with accompanying map that I’m preparing for an exhibition curated by the Loiterer’s Resistance Movement at the PHM opening on 23rd July. See more here http://www.thelrm.org […]
https://soundcloud.com/davidmbirchall/rbs-click-track An interesting first day making field recordings to go in the Loiterer’s Resistance Movement exhibition taking place in the People’s History Museum in July. The starting point I’m working with is mapping and exploring the area surrounding the museum using electromagnetic signals captured by a pair of pickups as my starting point. Some […]
One of the really fun things about having a baby is the chance to play again with Duplo blocks (If you’re not sure what this is, its the pre lego LEGO system for tiny kids who might eat little bits of Lego). As Alex is pretty small still his main interest in this stuff is […]
Some recent playing sessions with new formations that I’ve really enjoyed. Last tuesday in improvising strings ensemble with Dan Bridgwood-Hill: violin, David Birchall: guitar, Ecka Mordecai: cello and Otto Willberg: double bass And from a rehearsal at the start of June with Greta Buitkute: voice, David Birchall: guiatr, Phillip Marks: percussion and Otto Willberg: double […]
This months excellent edition of our monthly improvised music night at the awesome bar Stretford Sip Club. Plan is for this to run on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Poster by Otto. Facebook event here https://www.facebook.com/events/1192255697474708/