contemporary

Redrails [Album]

Challenging, Redrails most certainly is. Rewarding, in equal measure. Intriguing, and destined to be the source of many hours spent, headphones on, grasping to find the mental setting in which it all...

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Listener [Live]

Performing a set covering both old and newer material, Listener create an electric, vacuous atmosphere of mystification and strike the crowd near-dumb. The usual glazed, blank looks at the back of...

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Loitered Lens: Taragano Theatre

Carl Byron Batson captures the passion of Taragano Theatre's ​Chrysalis. They played together with the combination of the deep, soulful tones of the cello and the higher pitched breathy sound of...

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[Listen] Matmos release Schwarz Remix

Matmos' forthcoming 'Very Large Green Triangles' has been remixed by Baltimore producer Schwarz in aid of the Maryland Food Bank The track can be purchased from Matmos' Bandcamp for a voluntary...

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King Krule/Rinse

King Krule -the primary creative vessel for 17-year-old south east London-based singer/producer/songwriter Archy Marshall- is readying its latest release, a double A-side single featuring two...

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A Progress [Theatre]

Carl Heap's style has always invited some form of audience involvement, In the past, this has extended to the gentle conscription of audience members for selected moments and scenes – helping to...

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Chrysalis: Taragano Theatre

Although I may not accept the central premise of Chrysalis, there is no denying that Mariana Taragano’s ability to harness the talents of others and use a collaborative approach in choreography and...

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Swans: The Seer

The Seer may well be a grower and may accumulate more power with time, but I find it striking that after listening to it the Swans songs I hear in my head are mostly those from much earlier. Time...

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Matmos: Meltdown 2012

Rather than understanding Matmos as a quirky part of the nineties electronica wave, maybe we should actually be interpreting them as a continuation of a much older tradition of musical comedy, albeit...

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30 shades of WOMAD

Despite the 'small is beautiful' ethical basis of the festival where buying a branded plastic bottle contributes to a distant solution, offering an option to feel good without getting personally...

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The Overcoat : Pleasance Theatre

The Overcoat is a Finnish Play, at the Pleasance Theatre in London, produced by the Scottish theatre company ACE. It was performed at Edinburgh Festival last year and is part of a project to bring...

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Ian Francis: 10,000 Years from Now

The degraded space shown in Francis' work appears aged, as the layered scenes hang on the canvas, caught in motion, peeling with time and abrasive in action. ...

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Astral Projection and Ableton: Mono/Poly Interview

Paramatma is about the supersoul.., I got it from a Vedic scripture and it talks (about) having the omnipresent god-spirit inside of you, that it’s (Paramatma) the observer and you’re the doer. -...

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Watch the Pretty Birdy: Sage Vaughn

Sage Vaughn’s press bio is a juxtaposition of culture and wildness, of knowing clichés and their subversion, bold phrases that beg repetition, and suggestions of a contemplative day trip...

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Computers sing to a better tune

Now, Akio Watanabe and Hitoshi Iba have turned to evolution to help them devise a novel algorithm that compares the frequency curves from real human performances and uses them to home in on a more...

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Trappings, Friezes and Being Female.

Kleio Gizeli, Lisa Holden, Martha Parsey, Carol Robertson, Susan Gunn, Rana Begum. Crossroads, Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill, March 2011 – June 2011. UK Female Artists...

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Miranda Donovan – The Home Unleashed

Miranda Donovan - The Home Unleashed - Lazarides Gallery, 24th Feb – 23rd March 2011...

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999 Emergency

999 Emergency...

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