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12 October 2005
The Universal

Stalled at Universal – Kylie Minoise

Kylie Minoise

Glasgow. Power electronic klutz behaviour by Kovorox sound head-honcho. Bruised bodies and broken microphones.

INSTAL 05
12 October 2005
The Universal

Stalled at Universal – Box & Nimrod 33

Box Nimrod 33

Dundee. Progressive rhythmical guitar squall vs. post-highland discorporate dusk-jockey.

INSTAL 05
13 October 2005
The Universal

Stalled at Universal – Usurper

Usurper

Edinburgh. Nigh-inaudible improv jams with disabled instruments from the makers of Giant Tank and Pizza Boy Delivery.

INSTAL 05
13 October 2005
The Universal

Stalled at Universal – CKDH & Dora Doll

CKDH Dora Doll

Edinburgh. Sinewave manipulating Giant Tank-ette goes head-to-head with Decaer Pinga’s first lady of noise.

INSTAL 05
Pauline Oliveros holding an accordion while reading information from a laptop
16 October 2005
The Arches

Pauline Oliveros & David Dove

David Dove Pauline Oliveros

Since the 1960’s Oliverios has had a profound influence on generations of musicians through her work with myth and ritual, improvisation and meditation.

INSTAL 05
Henri Chopin on stage smiling and operating a tape recorder
16 October 2005
The Arches

Henri Chopin

Henri Chopin

Renouncing the bind of the written word, Chopin’s sound poetry is a magical evocation of the pure powers of the voices, stripped bare of language.

INSTAL 05
Loren and Alan playing electric guitars
16 October 2005
The Arches

Loren Mazzacane Connors & Alan Licht

Alan Licht Loren Mazzacane Connors

An utterly deep introspection told in aching, weeping guitar lines; melodic, simple, always minimal but somehow entirely epic.

INSTAL 05
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16 October 2005
The Arches

Tom Bruno

Tom Bruno

Bruno’s liberated improvisational approach stretches beyond the lyrical, tough as nails rhythmic bursts and expressive, swinging attack of his drumming.

INSTAL 05
Ingar Zach & Rhodri Davies on stage at INSTAL 05
16 October 2005
The Arches

Ingar Zach & Rhodri Davies

Ingar Zach Rhodri Davies

Minimal details and otherworldly glistening drones, rich with sustained metallic timbres that breathe with the scrapped pulse of bowed metal.

INSTAL 05
Hijokaidan on stage performing with intensity and strong lighting
15 October 2005
The Arches

Hijokaidan

Hijokaidan

Hijokaidan rapidly built a following due to the overwhelmingly physical intensity of their live performances, often involving destructive onstage rituals of vomit, urine, mangled guitars and ear shredding volume.

INSTAL 05