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Image with the words: Robert Lippock
9 December 2001
The Arches

Robert Lippock

Robert Lippock

To Rococo Rot member Robert Lippok performing for the first time in the UK with his solo project.

INSTAL 01
Ryoji Ikeda pictured against a dark background
1 December 2002
The Arches

Formula [ver 1.1]

Ryoji Ikeda

Exploring the interplay between punk sinewave aggression, high-speed video sequences and stroboscopic lighting

INSTAL 02
Carston Nicolai standing over a mixing desk
1 December 2002
The Arches

alva.noto

alva.noto

Patented 60 cycle hums, static pops, and terse electron pinpricks mutated into perfect, post-techno grooves and synaesthesic video

INSTAL 02
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
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
Kai Faguchinski and Klaus Filip performing at MLFC on clarinet and laptop
12 May 2007
The Sage Gateshead

Los Glissandinos

Kai Fagaschinski Klaus Filip

Los Glissandinos work with clarinet and sine tones beating and thrumming in your middle ear, all beautifully paced and serene, but with just enough steely menace broiling under the surface to keep you on edge.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 07
A blurry crowd mill on dance floor in the centre of a theatre space
13 November 2010
Tramway

Speculative Solution

Florian Hecker

A multi-speaker, electronic, spacious and spatial performance from Florian Hecker.

INSTAL 10