Been doing some really great weekly playing online with Bathing Trio aka Schwimmbad Trio with Sam Andreae and Otto Willberg. This involves real time improvising but of course with whatever delay is afforded by the speed of our individual internet connections and physical distance for signal to be send by broadband. Its actually really quiteContinue reading

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Really looking forward to performing selections from Yoko Ono’s Grapefruit as part of Edges Ensemble at HCMF! Both performances are free. Friday 15th November 5pm @ Temporary Contemporary, Queensgate Market, Princess Street, Huddersfield Monday 18th November 2pm @ Atrium, Richard Steinitz Building, University of Huddersfield Thursday 21st November 7pm @ Burgess Foundation, Engine House, ChorltonContinue reading

Aliven Wool out now!

ALIVEN WOOL the new Historically Fucked album is now out on Heavy Petting! Probably the best one we did yet. We’re playing at TUSK Festival in October too. Before that you can see me and Greta from the band touring for a week in the North of England with Trinkhallen Tour Ruhr 10th-14th September.

Live at Ftarri review from weneednoswords

“David Birchall, Sam Andraea and Otto Willberg are part of an emerging cohort of players working at interface of fire music and free improvisation, a bunch of cats who relish blurring those borders and the resulting messiness of approach. It’s the opposite of the rather studious air gap built up between those two disciplines inContinue reading “Live at Ftarri review from weneednoswords”

Opduvel on Live at Ftarri

“Not long after the release of the fascinating Live in Beppu, the new English free sound artists Sam Andreae (saxophone), David Birchall (guitar) and Otto Willberg (bass) will release a new edition, this time at the London Raw Tonk label. This time the musicians from Manchester are joined by the Japanese Toshimaru Nakamura. His instrumentContinue reading “Opduvel on Live at Ftarri”