20 to 21 April 2018, 8–1am
Friday 20 April, 8pm-1am
A night of visionary contemporary live music in Spike Island's gallery space.
Multi-disciplinary Aymaran artist and electronic musician Elysia Crampton presents the UK premiere of her new solo show Red Clouds, plus a live set from elusive London bass music protagonist Coby Sey and a sonically unruly new collaboration between UK composer/Slip label co-founder Laurie Tompkins and celebrated cellist/producer Oliver Coates.
AUDINT begin proceedings with their presentation 'a century of zombie sound'.
Tickets £12.50 plus booking fee (Buy via Headfirst)
This event is part of AUDINT: Unsound: Undead, a weekend of installations, talks and performances at Spike Island as part of Bristol New Music 2018. Supported by Arts Council England.
Saturday 21 April, 2–5pm, free, booking advised
Elysia Crampton's eclectic and unrestrained electronic music is the flashpoint of a myriad influences. Underscored by radical and queer politics, Crampton’s experimental work gives sonorous form to contemporary expressions of Aymara resistance and survival.
Coby Sey is a London-based vocalist, musician and DJ who has developed a distinctive presence as a performer and producer offering a shifting, disorienting vision of club music. A long-time collaborator with Mica Levi, Tirzah, Babyfather, Klein and Kwes, Coby’s recorded work spans the realms of live instrumentation, sample-based productions and experimental music, melding recognisable motifs of hip hop, drone, jazz, grime and more into a dubbed-out anaesthesia.
Laurie Tompkins writes and performs playful, erratic music for instruments and electronics, as well as co-directing experimental imprint Slip with Tom Rose and Susie Whaites, where he has independently championed a burgeoning generation of fringe artists working with sound both in the UK and further afield.
Oliver Coates is a cellist, composer and producer based in London. He was the winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist Award 2011 and is an Artist in Residence at the Southbank Centre. Coates recently released a solo record, Upstepping, on PRAH Recordings, and a collaborative record, Remain Calm, with Mica Levi on Slip.
SIREN is a collective started in 2017 with the purpose of creating a space for those under-represented in dance music: both on lineups and in crowds. SIREN DJs honed their high energy sets soundtracking their own parties across London, playing techno in its broadest sense, from electro and breakbeat to minimal, acid and trance. As a collective, their parties, zines and NTS shows aim to be musical and political platforms for women and non-binary people as well as a space to critique current trends within electronic music and create their own alternatives.
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