Spitting Feathers Review

Nice review in French here of Spitting Feather’s CDr with Olie Brice and Philip Marks. Some plans afoot to do some stuff with this group later in the year. http://grisli.canalblog.com/archives/2014/05/21/29911392.html David Birchall (guitare), Olie Brice (contrebasse) et Phillip Marks (batterie membre de Bark!) démontrent en une heure un goût pour une improvisation aérée. Que taillentContinue reading “Spitting Feathers Review”

Terrascope Reviews

Reviews of the solo Acoustic Textures and Spitting Feathers CDrs on Black and White Cat Press from Terrascope. “Using a selection of found objects and an acoustic guitar, David Birchall has created an intriguing and listen-able improvisation on his latest album “Acoustic Textures”. Containing seven tracks, the album serves up a wide range of moods asContinue reading “Terrascope Reviews”

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 OlieContinue reading “Some new reviews”

Spitting Feathers review from Foxy Digitalis

nice review here of  recent cdr with Phil Marks and Olie Brice on Foxy Digitalis from Mike Pursley “On “Spitting Feathers” the talented trio of David Birchall (guitar), Olie Brice (double bass), and Phillip Marks (percussion) produce a clattersome tonal plinking evoking teeming machines con- and de-structing a stone and iron metropolis. These players bearContinue reading “Spitting Feathers review from Foxy Digitalis”

Touching Extremes review of “Spitting Feathers”

Guitarist David Birchall, double bassist Olie Brice and percussionist Phillip Marks recorded these seven improvised tracks in Manchester, October 2011. The interplay is distinguished by a fair degree of concentration in large quantities of succeeding events: no room for lingering silences here, though one clearly detects the attention with which the players listen to eachContinue reading “Touching Extremes review of “Spitting Feathers””

Spitting Feathers

We got a CDr release together for the tour with thee Birchall/Brice/Marks Trio. Its called “Spitting Feathers” and has 7 tracks on just under an hour long. We recorded it to tape last year with Karl in The Milkroom at Hotspur Press. You can hear the first two tracks here: http://soundcloud.com/davidmbirchall/reel1-track-1 http://soundcloud.com/davidmbirchall/reel1-track-2 Thanks to theContinue reading “Spitting Feathers”