50 Steps Halifax performance

Audience eyeview film of the final performance we did for 50 Steps in April this year. “Final performance of a cross-artform dance project celebrating the Pennine Way in its 50th anniversary year. With Stacey Johnstone, Ruth Jones, Natalie Speake (performers), David Birchall (musician) and Simon Warner (videographer) Square Chapel Centre for the Arts, Halifax. AprilContinue reading “50 Steps Halifax performance”

2nd day of electromagnet recordings for LRM show

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.orgContinue reading “2nd day of electromagnet recordings for LRM show”

1st day of electromagnet recordings for PHM

  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. SomeContinue reading “1st day of electromagnet recordings for PHM”

Some recent playing

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: doubleContinue reading “Some recent playing”

14th June Stretford Sip Club

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/