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13 October 2006
The Arches

Infest – Nimrod 33 & Shareholder

Nimrod 33 Shareholder

West Coast drone-age guitar grumbler/ consumer electronic reclaimer meets free-thinking clang/ chime/ drone bluesman of The East.

INSTAL 06
13 October 2006
The Arches

Infest – Jazzfinger

Jazzfinger

Lo-fidelity sheets of parinirvanic mangled tone get driven into oblivion by two longstanding gurus of the Northern England primitivist noise.

INSTAL 06
Maryanne Amacher operating a mixing console, wearing glasses
15 October 2006
The Arches

Maryanne Amacher

Maryanne Amacher

A rare live performance which, although not a full installation, made use of the unique acoustic and spatial properties of the Arches to rattle the audience and help it locate its third ear.

INSTAL 06
Tony conrad bowing a violin in the foreground, Keiji Haino singing behind
14 October 2006
The Arches

Keiji Haino & Tony Conrad

Keiji Haino Tony Conrad

Although Tony had visited Haino in Japan, and they played together in private, this was the first time anyone other that Haino’s cat saw them perform together.

INSTAL 06
Ellen fullman's long string instrument : many strings strung across a long room
13 October 2006
The Arches

Ellen Fullman & Sean Meehan

Ellen Fullman Sean Meehan

Long Stringed Instrument performance involving up to 100 wires strung in tension over a 40m arch.

INSTAL 06
A performer plays instruments in a suitcase on a subway carriage
7 February 2008
The Arches

Personal Space

Nackt Insecten

Where we join Nackt Insecten’s disembodied spectral howls and heavyweight locomotive drones about SPT’s Subway.

INSTAL 08
Three men operating electronic equipment. Fraser is in yellow on the floor
22 March 2009
The Arches

Free-form hook up

Grant Smith Jean-Philippe Gross Fraser Burnett

Droner responsible for Fordell Research Unit, Muscletusk’s murk manipulator and Metzian concrete-mixer cement international relations and yr heids.

INSTAL 09
A guitarist and a drummer performing on stage
13 May 2007
The Sage Gateshead

Aufgehoben

A preposterously heavy, eye of the storm musical tug of war, in which two drummers, electronics and electric guitar fall over each other in a droning crush.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 07
Hermann Nitsch plays organ flanked by two assistants
20 March 2009
Glasgow University Chapel

Hermann Nitsch

Hermann Nitsch

A specially commissioned performance for organ. “The course of the stars were to be put to sound.”

INSTAL 09
An audience in a chapel
20 March 2009
Glasgow University Chapel

dazwischen

Eva-Maria Houben

Solo organ performance by German composer Eva-Maria Houben, which focuses on ‘nearly nothing’ to expand the way we listen.

INSTAL 09