Trio with Kelly Jane Jones & Sylvia Hyllett for SOLO:DUO:TRIO (LONDON)

SOLO:DUO:TRIO is a monthly night of improvised performances bringing together a wide variety of musicians and artists. Each show features a solo, a duo, and a trio performance where performers are invited to present something new or play with a person they haven’t played with before in an intimate and open environment.

https://soloduotrio.tumblr.com/

SOLO:DUO:TRIO #16 –
KELLY JAYNE JONES / GRAHAM DUNNING / SYLVIA HALLETT (TRIO) +
HANNAH MARSHALL / DOMINIC LASH (DUO) +
PHIL JULIAN (SOLO)

Oto Project Space, Ashwin Street, Dalston, London
Thursday 20th September 2018
7:30pm / £8 door only

Full details: https://www.cafeoto.co.uk/events/soloduotrio-16/

 

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Mechanical Techno at Mutek Argentina

Mutek Argentina takes place in Buenos Aires from 13th to 16th September 2018. I’ll play at 21:30 on Saturday 15th September, as part of Play 2 x Artlab. Full details below.

Play 2 x Artlab

Date
September 15, 2018 13:00 – 22:30
Venue

Sala 3, El Cultural San Martín
Sarmiento 1551
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sala 3, El Cultural San Martín

Artists:
Violett & Alessandra Tagliatti
Jonas Kopp
Fosky
Unfinished Portraits
Marija Bozinovska Jones
Myriam Bleau
Graham Dunning

 

Solo snare drum set for Zero Wave (London)

Zero Wave no. 22 takes place on 23rd August at The Harrison, Bloomsbury, London. I’ll play a set with snare drum, motors and various objects.

Tickets available here.
Facebook event page here.


Live Music from…

Luciano Maggiore

https://soundcloud.com/lucianomaggiore
From Palermo, but based now in London. Luciano Maggiore is an active musician in the field of electroacoustic music, in recent years he has developed a strong interest in the mechanisms of sound diffusion, using speakers and several analogue and digital devices (walkmans, CD players, tape recorders) as principal instruments. His interest is focused on the architectural and psychoacoustic as well as dynamic and directional values of sound with a strong emphasis on fixed sounds.

His works are published by Balloon & Needle, Boring Machines, Consumer Waste, Hideous Replica, Palustre, Senufo editions, 1000Füssler, Triscele Registrazioni and Tulip records.

En Creux
https://soundcloud.com/lucia-h-chung
Taiwanese reductionist electronic musician. release music under the name ‘en creux’ and ‘Reloc’. work as label manager at SM-LL, events curator at Happened and radio producer / host of We Are Happened

Graham Dunning
The don of NTS’s Fractal Meat Cuts radio show and master of mechanical techno, will perform a twenty minute snare drum solo.

Far Rainbow

+ maybe… one or two small surprises….

Will probably start about half seven and cost about a fiver to get in.

 

Guest slot on 199 Radio

On Wednesday 22nd August from 10:00 to 12:00 I’ll be playing records for 199 Radio. Provisional title for the show is Mixed Bag. Because, to be fair, it’ll be a mixed bag. I’ve been buying lots of cheap and odd second hand vinyl recently, so it’ll be a selection from those: forgotten 1991 rave tracks, gamelan music from Bali, fairground organ LPs, machine sound effects, UK garage, etc. Plus various new experimental and electronic music I’ve collected over the past few months.

Tune in at https://newriverstudios.com/199radio/listen/

 

 

New release: Tentation, LP and digital

My new record Tentation is being released by White Denim on 2nd September 2018. It’s an album consisting of two long tracks, each recorded with the mechanical techno setup.

The first side, Another Rhythem, has a piano chord, minimal beats, crackling noises and lots of dub delay. On side B, Ping Pong Rhythem uses a broken cymbal pinged with a solenoid, crunchy cheap analogue synth bass, spring reverbs and, of course, some ping pong balls. Listen to an extract here:

Folks in the UK or Europe can buy from my bandcamp page here.

People in the USA can save some money by buying directly from the label, here.

Mechanical Techno at Green Man Festival

I’ll play a mechanical techno set for Casey & Ewan’s Crystal Massage at Green Man festival in the Brecon Beacons, Wales, on 18th August. My set is in the Cinema Tent at 16:50 on the Saturday. Info and timings below.

Ewan Jones Morris and Casey Raymond are makers of wildly eclectic and awe-inspiring videos, full of DIY aesthetics and tongue-in-cheek humour. They’ve worked with the likes of Cate Le Bon, John Grant, DJ Shadow and Leftfield. For 4½ hours they will be taking control of the cinema tent and putting on some of their favourite bands, accompanied by whacked-out art-trash visuals and punctuated by their own unique brand of music videos.

13:50 – Stung
14:40 – The Twelve Hour Foundation
15:35 – Islet
16:50 – Graham Dunning
17:40 – Charismatic Megafauna

Guest mix for Sim Hutchins’ Club Eighteen2Thirty, NNW Radio

Broadcasting on New New World Radio on 8th August at 4pm (UK) and 6pm (Russia) is Sim Hutchins‘ mega mix for Club Eighteen2Thirty, for which I compiled a section: mostly early 90s breakbeat rave, acid, techno and some noise . Listen online live — tracklist for my bit below.

Tracklist:

UMFANG – Wingless Victory
KLF meets the Moody Boys Uptown – Last Train to Trancentral 808 Bass Version
Russell E L Butler – Unrepentant
Tract – Mind Out Of Reach
Ragga Twins – Spliffhead
B-Vision – Zarbatana (Markantonio Remix)
Lady Blacktronika – Crazy Bantu Boy
Techno Grooves – Ladies Terror
Noncompliant – More Than Surviving
R.J.’s Rule – Organ Below
Russell Haswell – Killer Snakehead
Z’ev – Bust This VII
Unknown Artist – Can’t Stop Hard Raving
Ewa Justka – Horny 3