We’re doing a couple of LBO gigs. First one is on Friday 30th April at Greenroom as part of “BIG VAUDEVILLE” in the mighty theatre space. Then on Sunday 2nd May we play at The Kings Arms near Salford Central station (please note this is a change of venue from The Salvation Army) of asContinue reading “This weekend…”
Some splendid photos of the Levenshulme Bicycle Orchestra album gig @ The Greenroom taken by Jonathan Purcell. Glad to say we all look demented in everyone. Full set here. First load of Nine Doors reviews have rolled in too: “a Faust-like mixture of ritualised musical theatre and collective improvisation.. a scrapyard gamelan conjuring a post-industrial-Continue reading “LBO Album launch photos and Reviews!”
Out as of today 22nd of february! 9 tracks of splendor available from http://www.concretemoniker.co.uk for a bargain price of £6. Covers are handscreened on to heavy weight recycled cardpackaging, insert contains a super savage collage from Zeke and lyric sheet. CD release show is this Thursday 25th February @ The Greenroom on Whitworth Street inContinue reading “Levenshulme Bicycle Orchestra CD “nine doors” now out!”
The Bicycle Orchestra were quizzed last week when we were down in London by a corresspondent from the East London Times. See the resulting article here.
The Levenshulme Bicycle Orchestra are going to be featured on The Bike Show on Resonance FM this coming Monday 25th January at 6:30! If you’re in London you can hear Resonance on 104.4 FM. Everywhere else you can hear the show via their webstream. There’s also a podcast available from the Bike Show blog.
21st January @ Bardens Boudoir, London 23rd January @ Tudor House, Wigan 3rd February @ Cardigan Arms, Leeds 11th February @ Tin Angel, Coventry 25th February @ Greenroom, Manchester 24th April @ The Wheatsheaf, Oxford We’re going to be out and about the UK over the next few months in support of our soon toContinue reading “Levenshulme Bicycle Orchestra Tour!”
Some photos taken by Huw below from our recording session in October at our practise space in the Hotspur Press building. The fruits of this labour will appear on a CD/download album due for release early next year on Manchester’s very own Concrete Moniker label. You can hear a few excerpts on our special placeContinue reading “LBO aktion”
Some snaps above of our ongoing bicycle based horrorshow live at Islington Mill in Salford last night. Show was notable for my nearly totalling all of the bike based instrument sculptures with my first physical gesture of the set. Disaster was narrowly avoided via some careful cable wiggling and shouts of “Youve ruined Christmas nowContinue reading “More anarchosyndicalist bike aktion”
All pictures taken by Paul Green last thursday of Levenshulme Bicycle Orchestra performance at Fuel. Next LBO gig sunday 11th october at Islington Mill playing with Carla Bozulich Evangelista. x
The group operates in an as yet undefined area between intuaitive ritualised musical theatrical performance and shared collective improvising around musical and lyrical themes developed by all members of the group. There are various aims and objectives. To function as an accepted method of therapy for members to express and explore ideas and behaviours inContinue reading “Live Levenshulme Bicycle Orchestra Action!”