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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
Stephan Mathieu backstage at Instal 02
1 December 2002
The Arches

Stephan Mathieu

Stephan Mathieu

Work that focuses in on the static hiss and background noise of recording and pushes it to the fore.

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
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
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
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 – 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