John Tchicai/Tony Marsh

putting on this gig with a few other folk later in the year, promises to be amazing! Friday 1st October @ Carlton Club, Carlton Road (off Wood Road and Upper Chorlton Road) Whalley Range, M16 Manchester John Tchicai John Tchicai is a sax legend having played with some of the most innovative and respected musicianContinue reading “John Tchicai/Tony Marsh”

Live in Ramallah

A few images from Ramallah of Nick and I at practice and then the gig itself on his rooftop. Gig itself was aided halfway through by the prayer call from a nearby mosque! Hopefully some duo records will surface on CDR later in the year. Below is a shot from solo gig at Fuel inContinue reading “Live in Ramallah”

Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp

I’m away for this gig sadly but it should be a total cracker! Check it out if you’re around Manchester. ========================================================= Quixote Nights presents on 12th July ORCHESTRE TOUT PUISSANT MARCEL DUCHAMP melodic jazz punk from France SPACEHEADS TRIO Andy Diagram/Dick De La Mancha/Vincent Berthelet @ Carlton Club, Carlton Road off Wood Road, Whalley Range,Continue reading “Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp”

New LBO pic, Tour links, Tele links…

Bathed in blue light. original pic here taken by Insa. Some weblinks for tour below too: 24th June Liverpool Lost Voices @ View Two Gallery 25 th June Glasgow @ 13th Note 26th June Leeds @ Cardigan Arms 28th June Basel @ Obst & Gemuse 29th June Dornbirn @ TIK 30th June Geneva @ CaveContinue reading “New LBO pic, Tour links, Tele links…”

Birds in Manchester Springtime

Have seen a much larger selection of birds in Manchester this Spring than I ever remember seeing before. Possibly to do with now living nearer to trees but possibly not, as the more interesting ones (the wagtail and chaffinches) were spotted near a dirty bit of the Medlock and a carpark behind the Palace hotelContinue reading “Birds in Manchester Springtime”

LBO Album launch photos and Reviews!

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!”

Levenshulme Bicycle Orchestra Tour!

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!”

Gig poster exhibition

If you’re around in Manchester tonight pop by to the opening of an exhibition of DIY gig posters organised and hosted by Kraak Gallery in the Northern Quarter! There’s a wall of helpyourselfmanchester posters a couple of which I drew and printed (some pics above) and loads of other great stuff from various promoters. OpenContinue reading “Gig poster exhibition”