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A projection of a blue circle, an infinite loop or a frequency analysis
13 November 2010
Tramway

SOLITON(E) STAR, RESONANCE REGION 1A [ZERO-TIME SONIC MIRROR]

Catherine Christer Hennix

Complexly interacting colossal drones by the creator of some of the most legendary yet least heard music of the 70’s.

INSTAL 10
A dark room and Tone is performing at a laptop.
4 May 2012
Whitney Museum of American Art

Paramedia

Yasunao Tone

A dense, hard, immersive, chaotic spatial performance in sound: a momentary gap in consciousness, free of order or decision.

A survey is a process of listening
Instal 04 publicity flyer
16 – 17 October 2004
The Arches

INSTAL 04

Now a two day festival, INSTAL 04 was borne of a desire to open eyes, challenge audiences and expand musical horizons. This was also the year in which a certain representative from Corwood Industries made his first ever live appearance.

Instal 03 publicity flyer
23 November 2003
The Arches

INSTAL 03

INSTAL’s third outing saw performances by AMM, Cosmos (Sachiko M & Ami Yoshida), Voreboms, Vibracathedral Orchestra with Matthew Bower and John Godbert, Paragon Ensemble, Merzbow and Ryoji Ikeda.

Instal 08 Poster Graphic
14 – 17 February 2008
The Arches

INSTAL 08

A cast of pioneering and provocative spirits who exist outside the mainstream, between borders and definitions; a series of events that each explore different aspects of music that doesn’t quite fit any given category. INSTAL 08 included the Self-Cancellation project.

INSTAL 05 Publicity Flyer
14 – 16 October 2005
The Arches

INSTAL 05

A cast of pioneering spirits over an expanded three day festival including Jandek (one year on from his first ever show at INSTAL 04), JO-JO, Tetuzi Akiyama,Tom Bruno, Pauline Oliveros, a legendary Hijokaiden performance and Henri Chopin.

Publicity image of a man with blood coming from his ear
9 December 2001
The Arches

INSTAL 01

The first INSTAL festival (programmed by Barry Esson of Arika and Tiernan Kelly) featured a line-up including Robert Lippock, Philip Jeck, Fennesz, Paragon Ensemble, Icebreaker International, Defaalt and Rhomboi.

Music Lover's Field Companion 05 publicity flyer
20 – 22 May 2005
The Sage Gateshead

Music Lover’s Field Companion 05

Taking our festivals south of the border to The Sage Gateshead we set out to offer a few cardinal pointers in the vast array of experimental music practices.

Music Lover's Field Companion 07 publicity flyer
10 – 13 May 2007
The Sage Gateshead

Music Lover’s Field Companion 07

A three-day celebration surveying all manner of diverse musical activities, which at their core share a basic kinship: one of exploration and the discovery of musical expresssion.

Turquoise and Brown text reads Kill Your Timid Notion
17 – 19 October 2003
DCA

Kill Your Timid Notion 03

Taking over the gallery spaces at Dundee Contemporary Arts, the first Kill Your Timid Notion presented a 3 day programme of live immersive experiences and specially curated film programmes.