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
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.
http://rhizomatic-web-zine.herokuapp.com/#publication/5c64a2107b888f0014ff2e83 Some new sounds from Adam Fairhall on accordion, Michael Perrett on bass clarinet and me on mainly ebowed electric guitar QUASI SPECTRAL ENGLISH FOLKSONG NOSTALGIA IMPROVISATION “OH MY GOD WHAT A LOAD OF S##T SKEGNESS BUTLINS IS!!!” “We visited Skegness Butlins in 2007 and it is the filthiest place I’ve ever been, it’s tooContinue reading “New Music”
New album with long term sparring partner Richard Harrison out now digitally. This was recorded in rehearsal for our first ever duo gig together (we’ve done various trios alongside Richard Scott, Matt Wand and Dave Jackson over the years: Dave J has actually published a number of those trio sessions from Hotspur House around 2010/2011Continue reading “Initial Spring Incident (File under Thriller)”
A new CD with handprinted covers and a detail of artwork from a painting by Alexander Brealey Birchall is now out on Vernacular. Interesting for me as it explores recording quiet, end of the day, melodic improvisations, using lots of space: the kind of playing I did nearly everyday at this kind of dusk timeContinue reading “Dusk out now!”
ALIVEN WOOL the new Historically Fucked album is now out on Heavy Petting! Probably the best one we did yet. We’re playing at TUSK Festival in October too. Before that you can see me and Greta from the band touring for a week in the North of England with Trinkhallen Tour Ruhr 10th-14th September.