striking uncomfortable poses while discussing the nature of power

Just had a re listen to this piece I made in our old place anew. 3 improvisations sculpted into a piece based on watching the same 6:51 youtube video of Chomsky and Foucault from Dutch TV in 1971 as compositional guidance. I attempt to work on a daily basis with Alexander Technique, something I’ve done […]

Some new reviews

New reviews in French & English of BBM and solo CDrs from Monsieur Delire over in Canada: BIRCHALL/BRICE/MARKS TRIO / Spitting Feathers (Black & White Cat Press) Une nouvelle micro étiquette qui publie des CDr. Les deux premières publications mettent en vedette le guitariste David Birchall. D’abord à la guitare électrique, en trio avec Olie […]

birdsong & guitar

http://soundcloud.com/davidmbirchall/for-birdsong-guitar Been working away trying to get more birdsong out of the guitar in recent months. Inspired through mainly listening to what goes on in the gardens behind and around our flat, listening and playing along, listening and drawing. Also Gary Smiths work is really interesting here and definitely worth checking out here. There was […]

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: mainly […]