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Old 04.22.2013, 02:37 PM   #1221
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Selventer was in the top 3 or 4 things I've ever seen
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They were fucking brilliant!
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last Novs wels set from Selvhenter just posted on Bootlegs thread, in case no one got it off dime a dozen or the earlier posting by HBJ!
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Otomo Yoshihide told me on Saturday that he will be back in September with a choir of disabled children he's been doing charity work for.
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Old 05.16.2013, 08:14 AM   #1227
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How was Otomo? I got there late just a few minutes before he started playing in a quartet with those 3 blokes but left after 10 mins because I couldn't stand their jazz wank.
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Old 05.17.2013, 01:20 AM   #1228
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I loved the gig and I was particularly impressed by Roger Turner's drumming. It was jazz but there were plenty of moments of spazz too.
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Old 05.17.2013, 01:26 AM   #1229
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NOVELLA

Wednesday 17 July

The Dome

178 Junction Road, Tufnell Park, N19 5QQ | Map
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THE HOLYDRUG COUPLE

Friday 4 October

The Victoria

451 Queensbridge Road, Dalston, E8 3AS | Map
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PENGO, BLOOD STEREO, USURPER, INFINITE GAAAH, IAN MURPHY / DUNCAN HARRISON

Sunday 28 July

The Victoria

451 Queensbridge Road, Dalston, E8 3AS | Map
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Borbetomagus + Junzo Suzuki + Twilit Grotto
Café Oto
Wednesday 23 October 2013
Tickets : £10 adv, £12 on the door


BORBETOMAGUS
Fire-breathing saxophonists Don Dietrich and Jim Sauter duel with Donald Miller’s face-flaying guitar in BORBETOMAGUS. Formed in 1979, the trio play with a savage unity of purpose, coagulating crushing dirges and thick, screaming storms of noise that drag the listener to a point of astonished, exhilarated serenity. They cast a seething, many-tentacled shadow of influence over the Japanese and American noise scenes (attested by collaborations with such as Kevin Drumm and Thurston Moore) and stand as wild, brutish brethren to many of our finest European improvisers. Merciless, undeniable and monstrously beautiful.

"When the first hideously distorted shrieks and roars hit my ears, I nearly fell over from the raw force of it. That couldn't be a saxophone - it sounded like someone being torn limb from limb. Was that a guitar, or someone revving up a gigantic engine to the brink of explosion?" WIRE


JUNZO SUZUKI
Junzo Suzuki is a Japanese guitarist/vocalist perhaps best known for his involvement in the underground psych bands Overhang Party and Miminokoto. His solo music is stripped down form of 'ghost' blues and improvisation that recalls Loren Connors and his fellow countryman Hisato Higuchi.

His second full length CD 'Buried Sky, Spider Torn to Pieces' has just come out on Junzo's own Plunk's Plan label. He also performs with 20 Guilders, Nasca Car, Pouring High Water and Samm Bennett's Ghost Steppers.

"Some of [Suzuki's] convulsive six-string punctuation touches on the ferocious folk-poetry of Kan Mikami but there's also a ton of exquisitely dilated space which Junzo navigates with endless interlocked webs of chiming six-string guitar that's the equal of Christina Carter or Hisato Higuchi. His vocals touch on the more quizzical, breathy style of Keiji Haino and the tracks feel like they plot the vaguest contours of folk-blues logic before piloting deeper into increasingly unanchored explorations of single notes and sudden machine gun retorts isolated in dark, black space."


TWILIT GROTTO
"Heavy electronics from the desk of Mark Dicker (Trencher, Palehorse, Time). Raw oscillators and oscillating roars smash their way through a miasma of modulation. Imagine an screeching urban fox taking an angry shit in a broken and battered reverb tank... There you have it."
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Borbetomagus + Junzo Suzuki + Twilit Grotto
Café Oto
Wednesday 23 October 2013
Tickets : £10 adv, £12 on the door


BORBETOMAGUS
Fire-breathing saxophonists Don Dietrich and Jim Sauter duel with Donald Miller’s face-flaying guitar in BORBETOMAGUS. Formed in 1979, the trio play with a savage unity of purpose, coagulating crushing dirges and thick, screaming storms of noise that drag the listener to a point of astonished, exhilarated serenity. They cast a seething, many-tentacled shadow of influence over the Japanese and American noise scenes (attested by collaborations with such as Kevin Drumm and Thurston Moore) and stand as wild, brutish brethren to many of our finest European improvisers. Merciless, undeniable and monstrously beautiful.

"When the first hideously distorted shrieks and roars hit my ears, I nearly fell over from the raw force of it. That couldn't be a saxophone - it sounded like someone being torn limb from limb. Was that a guitar, or someone revving up a gigantic engine to the brink of explosion?" WIRE


JUNZO SUZUKI
Junzo Suzuki is a Japanese guitarist/vocalist perhaps best known for his involvement in the underground psych bands Overhang Party and Miminokoto. His solo music is stripped down form of 'ghost' blues and improvisation that recalls Loren Connors and his fellow countryman Hisato Higuchi.

His second full length CD 'Buried Sky, Spider Torn to Pieces' has just come out on Junzo's own Plunk's Plan label. He also performs with 20 Guilders, Nasca Car, Pouring High Water and Samm Bennett's Ghost Steppers.

"Some of [Suzuki's] convulsive six-string punctuation touches on the ferocious folk-poetry of Kan Mikami but there's also a ton of exquisitely dilated space which Junzo navigates with endless interlocked webs of chiming six-string guitar that's the equal of Christina Carter or Hisato Higuchi. His vocals touch on the more quizzical, breathy style of Keiji Haino and the tracks feel like they plot the vaguest contours of folk-blues logic before piloting deeper into increasingly unanchored explorations of single notes and sudden machine gun retorts isolated in dark, black space."


TWILIT GROTTO
"Heavy electronics from the desk of Mark Dicker (Trencher, Palehorse, Time). Raw oscillators and oscillating roars smash their way through a miasma of modulation. Imagine an screeching urban fox taking an angry shit in a broken and battered reverb tank... There you have it."


Did you go to the Bee Mask show?
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Did you go to the Bee Mask show?
I did - Good, but not quite as great as my imagination had told me it should be. I had been wanting to see him for a good three or four years though, so that was a long time over which to build up excessive expectations.
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hello to uk lads, becuz of that nazoranai show (june 11th) im gonna be in london for the first time for a couple of days. hey can any of you freaks here recommend me some places to hang around, all nite clubs, squats, noise chapels, liquor stores et cetera? squats?
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The London Contemporary Music Festival (LCMF 2013) will run over two long weekends from 25 July to 4 August, at Bold Tendencies, Peckham car park, premiering several new works by composers, young and old, and including music by everyone from Helmut Lachenmann to Charlemagne Palestine, snd to Michael Finnissy, Glenn Branca to Iannis Xenakis.

All events are FREE. But booking is essential. Booking will open Monday 1 July.

http://lcmf.co.uk/

Going to try make it to quite a few of these including the Branca/Charlemagne Palestine + Tony Conrad/Raime + SND/Haswell + Steve Noble shows.
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Bill Orcutt + Mike Cooper + Laura Cannell & André Bosman
Cafe OTO
Wednesday 30 October 2013
Tickets : £10 adv / £12 on the door
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Yard Party
The Yard Theatre
Thursday 15 August 2013 — Saturday 17 August 2013

YARD PARTY is a three day music festival presented by Upset The Rhythm, taking place at Hackney Wick’s tremendous and intrepid Yard Theatre. Focussing on a wide variety of international underground music from folk to noise by way of damaged romantic pop, Yard Party’s intention is to haul the DIY concert out of it’s expected parameters and into ‘interesting pastures new’ to enhance the potency of the music, its effect on the audience and to deconstruct the passive nature of what witnessing live music in 2013 shouldn’t be. YARD PARTY will take place on Thursday 15 August and Friday 16 August from 5pm - midnight, and then on Saturday 17 August from noon - midnight, all-dayer style! and will take place at The Yard Theatre.

http://www.last.fm/festival/3627490+Yard+Party

Will be going to this for sure
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J Spaceman / Kid Millions / Pat Thomas + Date Palms + Plankton Wat at Cafe Oto

Monday 23 September 2013


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THE GATES OF DELIRIUM presents METAL ROUGE + CHALAQUE + JON COLLIN + DURGA
Servant Jazz Quarters
Thursday 24th October 2013, 7:30pm
£7.00

Metal Rouge is the duo of LA-born Helga Fassonaki and New Zealander Andrew Scott, formed in Auckland, NZ in 2006. After relocating to Los Angeles in 2007 the band switched from earlier Persian instrumentation to pedal and lap steel guitars and the music took on the form of streamlined horizontal psychedelic continuums. Unlike many contemporary musicians coming of out of California, Metal Rouge stand defiantly against meta-new age irony, crafting an intensely personal brand of electrified minimal maximalism at the intersection of New Zealand free noise, NYC loft minimalism and free jazz. Their sets over the last two years have consisted of simple guitar figures strung around drugged minimalist drum pulses interspersed with explosive treble-heavy freeform ragas and fearless outré vocalese. Currently bi-coastal with Andrew in Los Angeles and Helga in New Jersey they continue to throw ideas across the continent, some of which resulted in their new LP 'Soft Erase' out this summer on Emerald Cocoon.
http://emeraldcocoon.com/MetalRouge_home.html

Chalaque is, to all intents and purposes, the solo project of guitar player Nick Mitchell, who currently leads the eight-piece free rock unit Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura and was formerly a member of A Wake and Beach Fuzz. Occasionally augmented by a band (drummer Pascal Nichols and bass player Dylan Hughes most frequently), Nick uses synths or tapes or other instrumentation to forge repetitive cycles around which he develops damaged arpeggios, discords and brain-fryingly extended solos on guitar recalling the creamy dorian style of Kimio Mizutani. A new 7" is out in June on Golden Lab and a cassette on Feathered Coyote is due the same month.
http://chalaque.bandcamp.com/album/helderberg-7

Also on the tour is UK guitar player, head honcho of the wonderful Winebox Press label and member of Serfs and The Whole Voyald, Jon Collin, fresh from his recent coast-to-coast tour of the US. Collin's guitar playing is sparse, contemplative and, when the mood is right, utterly awesome (lookout for an upcoming issue of his recent Albany, NY show for evidence). Inspired by the Loren Mazzacane Connors, Bill Orcutt and John Fahey in equal measure, he fashions a style all his own where overtones ring and space is paramount. His debut vinyl release was just issued on Winebox Press.
http://thewholevoyald.blogspot.co.uk/

Durga is a psych-prog landscapist duo: Berlin school electronics with jazzgazing guitar trails. Modal digressions, faux-Mellotronix, vapour-thin celestial scaffolding and heavy sunburst widescreen vistas.
https://www.facebook.com/durgaprog

http://www.servantjazzquarters.com/e...-collins-durga
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I'm quite keen for that Metal Rouge gig. Smegma are playing at Café Oto in October too.
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Miles of Smiles very proudly presents...
COMUS (performing 'First Utterance')
SHIRLEY COLLINS (performing 'I'm a Romany Rai')
STEPHANIE HLADOWSKI & C JOYNES
Saturday 21 September 2013
Islington Assembly Hall
http://www.wegottickets.com/event/228385
* * * COMUS * * *
For anyone with an interest in British outsider music, COMUS are amongst the most vivid, intoxicating, threatening and – as yet – unreplicable propositions that these Isles have ever produced. Their rare London appearances are a mesmerising delight – doubly so on this occasion, as they will perform their mesmerising 1971 masterpiece First Utterance in its entirety.
A wild synthesis of British Folk’s visionary extremities (Incredible String Band, Pentangle, Mr Fox et al) and the transatlantic progressive tendency (King Crimson, Pink Floyd, Holy Modal Rounders), they link traditional music’s bloodthirsty seasonal/pagan undercurrents to the spiritual questing of Blake and Milton; they also strongly recall the nightmare pastoralism of contemporaneous films like ‘The Wicker Man’, ‘Witchfinder General’ and ‘Blood on Satan’s Claw’. Accordingly, Comus occupy a unique and disorienting liminal space – between village green and witches’ grotto, pulpit and stone circle, maypole and gallows.
Formed in the late 60s by the core duo of singer Roger Wooton and guitarist Glenn Goring, and offered early patronage by David Bowie at his ‘Growth’ arts lab in Beckenham, Comus released their astonishing debut LP ‘First Utterance’ in 1971. They followed this with ‘To Keep from Crying’ in 1974, before falling dormant.
Reawakened by an invitation to play the 2008 Melloboat ‘rock cruise’ between Stockholm and Riga, and with original members Bobbie Watson, Colin Pearson and Andy Hellaby (plus Jon Seagroatt) still accompanying Goring & Wooton, Comus made their long-awaited return to the London stage at 2009’s Equinox Festival. The band then set themselves to the dual task of both writing new material and reworking their fabled ‘lost’ mid-70s piece ‘The Malgarde Suite’, and the fruits of these endeavours can be enjoyed on last year’s excellent, aptly titled ‘Out of the Coma.’
* * * SHIRLEY COLLINS * * *
SHIRLEY COLLINS is the talismanic figure of post-war English folk song, formerly as the greatest singer of the period and – now – as a sage chronicler, stirring speaker and ceaseless champion of the music’s history and traditions. For this very special show, Shirley and actor Pip Barnes will deliver a rare (and newly updated) performance of 'I’m a Romany Rai', her tale of southern England’s Gypsy songs and singers.
Born in Hastings, East Sussex in 1935 to a family steeped in the county’s singing traditions, Shirley moved to London in the early 50s, falling in with the revivalist network cultivated by Ewan McColl and Peggy Seeger around the Princess Louise pub in Holborn. Through this, she met the American ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax, with whom she embarked upon a field-recording odyssey (and whirlwind romance) across the Southern US; an adventure that included the ‘discovery’ of the great blues guitarist Mississippi Fred McDowell, and which was celebrated in her fascinating, moving memoir 'America Over the Water'.
Returning to England in 1960, Shirley set to the task of building a peerless discography which includes landmark collaborations with Davy Graham, Peter Bellamy, her late sister Dolly, and her former husband, Fairport Convention bassist Ashley Hutchings (in both Morris On and various permutations of The Albion Band). She ceased to sing in the early 80s, but has made occasional contributions to the works of others including Current 93 and – last year – Sigur Ros.
* * * STEPHANIE HLADOWSKI & C JOYNES * * *
STEPHANIE HLADOWSKI & C JOYNES have both made individual appearances for Miles of Smiles in the past, but this will be the first time that we’ve hosted them as a duo. On their LP ‘The Wild, Wild Berry’ the pair reign in the eclecticism and virtuosity of their separate ventures, with a faithfully sparse, solemn selection of ballads from the shelves Cecil Sharp House that feels almost like a spooked, autumnal companion piece to Shirley Collins & Davy Graham’s ‘Folk Roots, New Routes’.
There are marked differences in form, however; whilst Graham’s playing is bright and rapid, with a jazz-inflected snap, Joynes’s guitar is spare and metronomic, the unerring rhythm of a shovel meticulously excavating the heavy bones of these old, often bleak songs. Hladowski’s singing likewise provides a fascinating counterpoint to that venerable touchstone, earthy and direct but also agile and with a curious spectral haze around its resolute core; she summons up a procession of spirits to keep fleeting vigil by the material remains already located by Joynes, breathing gorgeous, tragic life back into these tales of love and loss.
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