Tom Arthurs

Lothar Ohlmeier has curated a show at T-Berlin in Kreuzberg in June featuring a stellar line-up of friends from Berlin and beyond. The evening concludes with a performance by Rupp / Müller / Fischerlehner, who are also set to release their next record through Not Applicable some time in the autumn.

Saturday 1st June 2013, 18.30
@ T-BERLIN, Fidicinstrasse 38, 10965 Berlin-Kreuzberg, (am Wasserturm)

Sequoia Double-Bass Quartet:
Klaus Kuervers, Meinrad Kneer, Antonio Borghini, Mike Majkowski (All 4 On Bass).

Steve Heather (Dr), Achim Kaufmann (p), Jorrit Dijkstra (As, Lyricon), Jeb Bishop (Tb).

Rudi Fischerlehner (Dr), Olaf Rupp (Gui), Matthias Mueller (Tb).

Here’s wishing everyone a very happy 2012 ! To celebrate we’re excited to be able to offer up an invitation to join us for 3 concerts of note in London (in reverse chronological order):

Lothar Ohlmeier, Tom Arthurs, Ollie Bown and Isambard Khroustaliov will be performing their suite for autonomous electronics and improvisors; Long Division at Kings Place on the 30th January.

Icarus will be performing what looks set to be their only UK date this year at Cafe OTO in Dalston on the 20th January to promote their new album ‘Fake Fish Distribution’ (which comes in 1000 unique variations), released on the 6th February.

Finally, January also introduces Leverton Fox, a trio of Alex Bonney, Tim Giles and Isambard Khroustaliov (pictured above (less Khroustaliov)) whose second LP should be appearing on Not Applicable in the Spring.You can catch them supporting Sons of Kemet; a new project from reedsman Shabaka Hutchings, featuring the double drums of Seb Rochford and Tom Skinner with erstwhile Not Applicable collaborator Oren Marshall on tuba.

Hope to see you out there !

Leverton Fox

Thursday 5th January, 8:30pm @ The Vortex, Dalston, London N16 8AZ
Sons of Kemet

£9 adv / on the door


Friday 20th January, 8:30pm @ Cafe OTO, Dalston, London E8 3DL
Inch-Time (DJ)

£7 adv / £8 on the door

Tom Arthurs / Ollie Bown / Isambard Khroustaliov / Lothar Ohlmeier – Long Division

Monday 30th January, 8:00pm @ Kings Place, Kings Cross, London N1 9AG
Tom Arthurs / Simon Vincent

£9.50 adv / £12.50 on the door

Our suite for autonomous electronics; Long Division, which was premiered at the North Sea Jazz Festival in 2010 and performed again at NK in Berlin as part of the NA Festival receives an airing in London at Kings Place on the 30th January 2012.

To celebrate, we are releasing a compilation of recordings of Long Division from NSJ and NK on December 12th. This will be a free download, available to subscribers of the NA mailing list (which is, incidentally also the best place to find about everything else Not Applicable).

Tom will also be performing with Simon Vincent on the same evening and you can pick up a free copy of their duo record Three Improvisations right now by subscribing to the NA list … seriously, it’s a no brainer.

Tom Arthurs / Simon Vincent – Improvisations

Tom Arthurs / Ollie Bown / Isambard Khroustaliov / Lothar Ohlmeier – Long Division

@ Kings Place, London – Monday, 30 January 2012, 8:00pm

Rudi Fischerlehner premiers a new band and new compositions next week in Berlin. The band, called BLISK features Tom Arthurs on trumpet, Matthias Müller on trombone, canadian doublebassist Miles Perkin and Rudi himself on Drums and Vibes.

They will play at B-Flat Berlin on Tuesday, September 6th and travel to Romania next month to play at the Jazz and More Festival in Sibiu on October 14th.

BLISK – Rudi Fischerlehner (drums and vibes), Tom Arthurs (trumpet), Matthias Müller (trombone) and Miles Perkin (double bass).

Tuesday 6th September 2011 @ B-Flat, Berlin.

Friday 14th October @ Jazz and More festival, Sibiu, Romania.

To all of you who have found your way here courtesy of The Liminal – a hearty welcome! To those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about – an equally hearty welcome and a recommendation to partake in the pleasures of London’s latest, er ‘liminal’ music blog, where you can currently find an interview with Icarus and a mix featuring a collection of new music coming out on Not Applicable this year.

01 Not Applicable Mix – Icarus by The Liminal on Mixcloud

We’re very excited about the fact that 2011 appears to be shaping up to be a bumper year for Not Applicable releases. Following on from ‘In Thunder Rise‘ and ‘Three Improvisations‘, both released in the winter of 2010, we have an extremely optimistic schedule of one release per month for the next four months.

So, keep in touch! You can join our mailing list (there is a form in the sidebar), Subscribe to the RSS, or simply come back soon …

Upcoming in 2011:

NOT016 – Tom Arthurs / Miles Perkin / Yorgos Dimitriadis – Glue

NOT017 – Isambard Khroustaliov / Philippe Pannier – Chaleur

NOT018 – Ollie Bown / Brigid Burke – Erase

NOT019 – Tom Arthurs / Ollie Bown / Isambard Khroustaliov / Lothar OhlmeierLong Division