A Hair in the Chimney

New release out today from myself along with Sam Andreae, Otto Willberg with art and design by Mio Ebisu. This was recorded last July with Shakeen Abu Hamdan at Ouse Studios in Leeds. It was a really nice session and we felt like we had began to crave out a very interesting space for improvising in a really wide range of modes while maintaining an overall coherence to the sound. We’re really pleased with the record and it proved to be a great jumping off point for the 2 weeks we just spent in Japan on our AIDF funded trip working with a wide range of really amazing artists.

Its a joint release through Vernacular and Heavy Petting  in Manchester. You can also pick up copies at Ftarri in Tokyo.

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Massive Monochord zine and Cdr

20141204_150903Copies are still available of the zine and Cdr documenting the work me and Sam Andreae did at our Penthouse Residency in September – November of this year.

There’s photos of the work in progress, an essay, bibliography and over an hour of sound sketches and experiments as well as a  composition that was played in the final performance through our beer can speakers and home made amplifier system.

Reproduction of one of the 180 paintings Mio Ebisu did in response to work our is on the cover.

£5 plus pp email to davidmbirchallatgmaildotcom