The Amersham Arms
Thurs 18th September
8 till 2
Blanca Regina + Steve Beresford
Ariane Alexander + Rebecca Fiebrink
Tom Richards + Team GBH DJS
oMMM founded the musical style Bedcore in the year 2002. Early releases on ADAADAT confected a melodic glitch texture of a heartbreaking innocence. The latest development of this genre takes the form of a wholesale ransacking and updating of the twentieth-century avant-garde: cassette-tape concrète, lo-fi serialism and primitive synthesiser wandering. His most recent release is on exciting new London label, Alien Jams.
BLANCA REGINA / STEVE BERESFORD
STEVE BERESFORD is a composer, musician and arranger, a veteran of countless bands from the Slits, The Frank Chickens to the Melody Four. He has been a central figure in the British improvising scene for over thirty years working with the likes of Derek Bailey, Evan Parker and Han Bennink. BLANCA REGINA is an artist, musician and teacher that focuses in mixed media performances and installations and film. She has worked with Matthias Kispert,The Lappetites, Leafcutter John, Terry Day, John White and Sharon Gal among others.
ARIANE ALEXANDER / REBECCA FIEBRINK
ARIANE ALEXANDER is a violist and performer of new music, who has worked with the Princeton University Laptop Orchestra and the String Orchestra of Brooklyn. REBECCA FIEBRINK creates new technologies for digital music and art, and she designs new ways for humans to interact with computers in creative practice using techniques of machine learning. This performance is a first-ever collaboration between laptop, flashlight, and acoustic strings.
MIGUEL ORTIZ is a Mexican composer and sound artist based in London. He explores a vast array of performing mediums ranging from traditional acoustic instruments such as cello and trumpet, to laptop improvisation, performance with bio-instruments and hyper-instruments.