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A circle of light from a projector circles audience members
12 December 2004
DCA

Sachiko M & Anthony McCall

Anthony McCall Sachiko M

Film and sound stripped of ‘content’ and experienced spatially, to be looked at not on the screen but in the space of the gallery

Kill Your Timid Notion 04
Image with the words: Koji Asano
9 December 2001
The Arches

Koji Asano

Koji Asano

Koji Asano, Japanese composer and sound-artist performing slow groaning burbling tones, moaning echoes and drones.

INSTAL 01
Whitehouse shirtless on stage in the arches waving their arms
23 November 2003
The Arches

Whitehouse

Whitehouse

Formed as a means to realise William Bennett’s goal of “a sound that could bludgeon an audience into submission”

INSTAL 03
Ryoji Ikeda operating a laptop surrounded by amplifiers
23 November 2003
The Arches

CCI Sound System

Ryoji Ikeda

CCI Sound system: a performance in which new material will be mixed and phased between two huge PA’s, one a precise Meyer system, the other a huge wall of Marshall amps

INSTAL 03
Merzbow: Masami Akita looking at a computer screen
23 November 2003
The Arches

Merzbow

Merzbow takes the junk of sound and transforms it into blistering noise assaults with an incredible spectrum and impact.

INSTAL 03
Sachiko M & Ami Yoshida performing at INSTAL 03
23 November 2003
The Arches

Cosmos

Ami Yoshida Sachiko M

Sachiko M and Ami Yoshida, two of the most prominent members of the Onkyo movement, place much more emphasis on sound texture than on musical structure, distilling elements of techno, noise, and electronic music into a unique hybrid.

INSTAL 03
Vibracathedral Orchestra on stage in red light
23 November 2003

Vibracathedral Orchestra & Matthew Bower & John Godbert

John Godbert Matthew Bower Vibracathedral Orchestra

For this one off performance Vibracathedral Orchestra are joined by Matthew Bower and John Godbert from mighty UK heavy/drone/psych free-noise behemoths Skullfower, Sunroof! and Total.

INSTAL 03
Masayoshi Urabe portrait in black and white
17 October 2004
The Arches

Masayoshi Urabe

Masayoshi Urabe

Tormented and drawn-out high-pitched yelps and drones, all interleaved with periods of torpid silence.

INSTAL 04
13 October 2005
The Universal

Stalled at Universal – Opaque

Opaque

Glasgow. Low-end drone guitarage army in praise of the open chord.

INSTAL 05
12 October 2005
The Universal

Stalled at Universal – FRU

Fordell Research Unit

Edinburgh. Beer and smoke befuddled drone/ deadly efforts by Pjorn72 kingpin.

INSTAL 05