Fiium Shaarrk – Bogan Sunrise

posted by Benoit Maus on September 12th, 2014

Aarhus Lyd Festival – This Weekend!

posted by Benoit Maus on September 12th, 2014

Tom Arthurs / Isambard Khroustaliov – Vaucanson’s Muse LP – Kickstarter Campaign

Tom Arthurs and Isambard Khroustaliov have launched a Kickstarter campaign to crowd fund their first collaborative LP. The LP was recorded following a UK tour of Graphic Scores Tom and Sam took part in alongside Joanna MacGregor, Oliver Coates and Elaine Mitchener and will feature specially commissioned artwork by Will Alsop and an essay by David Toop.

Check out the Kickstarter page for more details about the project and the different ways in which you can help make it a reality.

posted by Benoit Maus on September 10th, 2014

June / July 2014

The much anticipated annual summer migration of Ollie Bown to Europe from Australia for 10 weeks has catalysed some Icarus and related musical activity: A new Icarus single will shortly be appearing on Mystery Plays records with live appearnaces at their first ‘Algorave’ in Brighton, in London alongside Fourtet at Plastic People, in collaboration with Black Top at Cafe OTO and in Aarhus alongside Badun.

Ollie will also be presenting his duo with cellist and fellow antipodean Peter Hollo on the 11th June at Cafe OTO alongside The Golden Age Of Steam & Philippe Petit and also hosting a night of autonomous software acrobatics under the MuMe (Musical Metacreation) banner at Cafe OTO on June 29th. He will also be attending various academic conferences throughout Europe and is in residence at QMUL all of which you can keep up with on twitter: @OllieBown

All the dates can be found below … Hope to see you out there!

Sunday 29th June

Musical Metacreation – Shlomo Dubnov / Nick Collins / Michael Young / Arne Eigenfeldt / Matt Yee-King / Oliver Bown / Doug Van Nordt / Isambard Khroustaliov / Finn Peters / Paul Hession

A concert of software autonomy in music, free improvising algorithms, generative systems and new interfaces for musically metacreative expression.

Cafe OTO, 18-22 Ashwin Street, London, E8 3DL.
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Tickets : £10 adv / £6 concession / £13 door

Friday 4th July

Brighton Algorave – Mico Rex / Norah Lorway / Renick Bell / Graham Wakefield / Icarus / Chris McCormick / Alo Allik / Charlie Roberts / Aneurin Barker Snook (Anny FM) / Sarah Angliss / Adam Parkinson / Luuma / Glitch Lich

The Loft, 10 Ship St, Brighton BN1 1AD.
7:00pm – 1:00am
Tickets : £6 advance, £8 door

Wednesday 9th July

Icarus / Kieran Hebden (DJ)

Plastic People, 149 Curtain Rd, London EC2A 3QE.
9:00pm – 2:00am
Tickets : £10 Advance

Thursday 10th July

Black Top vs. Icarus / Gum Takes Tooth / Sly And The Family Drone

Cafe OTO, 18-22 Ashwin Street, London, E8 3DL.
8:00pm – 12:00am
Tickets : £10 adv / £12 door

Friday 11th July

Icarus / Badun / Snoleoparden / Porrtlf / Maulex / DJ Marc Street / VJ Jorgen / VJ Eric Von Araz

B//huset, Institut for (x), Godsbanen, 8000, Aarhus, Denmark
8:00pm – 2:00am
Tickets: 50Kr

Saturday 12th July

The Golden Age Of Steam / Philippe Petit / Ollie Bown & Peter Hollo Duo

Cafe OTO, 18-22 Ashwin Street, London, E8 3DL.
8:00pm – 12:00am
Tickets : £7 adv / £8 door

posted by Benoit Maus on June 7th, 2014

GLUE second release available now!

Fans of GLUE – Not Applicable trumpeter Tom Arthurs, with bassist Miles Perkin and drummer Yorgos Dimitiadis (first NA release here) will be happy to know that the Berlin-based trio’s second release, Chats with the Real McCoy is now available on Portuguese label Creative Sources.

Attracting great reviews already (here), you can get hold of physical copies from Tom Arthurs’ own website here, or digital and physical via Bandcamp, here.

We hope you will enjoy it!

posted by Tom Arthurs on April 30th, 2014