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Still from Hope and Prey screening
14 April 2007
DCA

Hope and Prey

Daniel Menche Vanessa Renwick

Life and death dramas unfold in the snowy American North, using three-screen documentary footage and a soundtrack by KYTN favourite, vocalist Daniel Menche.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
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
Vajra : Kan Mikami & Keiji Haino on stage at INSTAL 04
17 October 2004
The Arches

Vajra

Kan Mikami Keiji Haino Toshiaki Ishizuka

Vajra are a Japanese psychedelic rock supergroup, hewn from the collective consciousness of Fushitsusha’s Keiji Haino, folk radical Kan Mikami and percussionist Toshiaki Ishitsuka.

INSTAL 04
Ludo bellowing into a microphone at INSTAL 06
13 October 2006
The Arches

Blood Stereo & Ludo Mich

Blood Stereo Ludo Mich

Blood Stereo & Ludo Mich: linking past and present generations of DIY intuitive expression in a post fluxus ‘big mess’.

INSTAL 06
Arrington plays a bass clarinet in blue light at INSTAL 06
15 October 2006
The Arches

Arrington de Dionyso

Arrington de Dionyso

Solo performance on bass clarinet, jaw harp & voice by Arrington De Dionyso.

INSTAL 06
Arika_Instal08_BryonyMcIntyre_Translation - A Campbell - D Nyoukis - JunkoIMG_3857
16 February 2008
The Arches

Translation

Aileen Campbell Dylan Nyoukis Junko

Trio vocal performance of a score by Achim Wollscheid with Aileen Campbell, Junko and Dylan Nyoukis.

INSTAL 08
Diamanda Galas singing at a piano on stage at MLFC 07
11 May 2007
The Sage Gateshead

Diamanda Galás

Diamanda Galás

Solo performance by Diamanda Galás one of the great artists of the last forty years. Hers is an emotional expressionism of demonic shrieks, operatic falsettos, glottal clicks and diabolical growls.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 07
William Parker talking during his performance at MLFC 07
13 May 2007

William Parker

William Parker

William cradles, hammers, and rains down blows, plucking and using 2 bows to attack the strings above and below the bridge, all in the service of a fiery and passionate creativity.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 07
Rhodri Davies and Terry Day performing at MLFC 07
13 May 2007
The Sage Gateshead

Rhodri Davies & Terry Day

Rhodri Davies Terry Day

Terry is one of the most entertaining and unpredictable musicians in the London free improvising music scene. Rhodri Davies extends his instrument under a battery of techniques creating sound colours and textures quite alien to the harp.

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