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Jazkamer onstage at INSTAL 06
14 October 2006
The Arches

Jazkamer (metal music machine line-up)

Jazkamer

A black hole of dense heaviosity, full of slow motion riffage, tectonic pummel and massive planet destroying rock.

INSTAL 06
Ascension: Paul Hession & Stefan Jaworzyn backstage at MLFC
12 May 2007
The Sage Gateshead

Ascension

Paul Hession Stefan Jaworzyn

A recently reanimated Ascension, with mighty Leeds drum hero Paul Hession bringing a dense polyrhythmic torrent into play with Jaworzyn’s reinvigorated piercing guitar.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 07
Sanjah: Kan Mikami, Masayoshi Urabe & Toshiaki Ishizuka at MLFC 07
12 May 2007
The Sage Gateshead

Sanjah: Kan Mikami, Masayoshi Urabe & Toshiaki Ishizuka

Kan Mikami Masayoshi Urabe Toshiaki Ishizuka

HEAVY Japanese super group, featuring the sundown delta blues of Kan Mikami, Toshi Ishizuka’s heavy, time folding drumming and Masayoshi Urabe on sax, harmonica and chains.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 07
Kan Mikami & JO JO Hiroshige playing guitars and singing at MLFC 07
11 May 2007
The Sage Gateshead

Kan Mikami & JO JO Hiroshige

JO JO Hiroshige Kan Mikami

Folk poet, actor and bon viveur Kan Mikami in duo with Jojo Hiroshige, a founding member of Japanese Noise band Hijokaidan.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 07
Junko, Ikuro Takahashi & JO JO Hiroshige performing at MLFC 07
13 May 2007
The Sage Gateshead

Junko, Ikuro Takahashi & JO JO Hiroshige

Ikuro Takahashi JO JO Hiroshige Junko

Three iconic figures from the Japanese underground assembled as a trio to stand in for the advertised duo of Junko and Jerome Noetinger who was unable to attend the festival due to illness.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 07
Cardboard boxes suspended in bunches from cords
15 May 2010
Tramway

Inferno Quiz Show

Taku Unami

Cardboard boxes, metal guitar, critical homage, attempts to describe things you can’t describe. A one-man Grand Guignol school play.

UNINSTAL
A shadow crouches on the floor amongst mic stands and boxes, one light source
28 February 2010
DCA

Taku Unami

Taku Unami

Taku’s actions strip back musical performance to one of its original proposals: what is an action and how does it create a situation for spending time together, for paying attention?

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
Man in a dressing gown and foundation sits on a beige sofa
13 November 2010
Tramway

Iain Campbell

Iain Campbell F-W

A series of three short performed situations and statements to be examined or judged from the most interesting young musician in Glasgow (we think).

INSTAL 10