Turksib express approaching

Watershed, 17th March – full info here

Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang

Big news for Summer 2012…from Sierra Leone via Brooklyn, a stampede of supertight grooves, breakneck dancefloor improv and Janka the hypeman supreme.

Check:

And head here for more info.

Trembling Bells with Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy

Playing, singing and dueling throughout the high and lowlands of the United Kingdom, The Bells and Bonny toy with ‘The Mable Downs’ over these select April/May Dates.

Wed 25th April – Edinburgh / Queens Hall
Thurs 26th April – Holmfirth / The Picturedrome
Fri 27th April – Leeds / Picture House
Sat 28th April – Cheltenham / Frog and Fiddle (part of Routes South West)
Mon 30th April – Exeter / Phoenix (part of RSW)
Wed 2nd May – Penzance / Acorn (part of RSW)
Thurs 3rd May – Bristol / Trinity Centre (part of RSW)
Fri 4th May – Oxford / Bullingdon Arms
Sun 6th May – London / Union Chapel

 

Grouper premieres ‘Circular Veil’ in Germany

Circular Veil is the fourth in an ongoing ambient tape collages series by musician/artist Grouper aka Liz Harris. Accompanied by collaborator Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, this is a new durational performance which sees Harris create a customised sonic/visual environment designed to lull participants into a sort of waking sleep – a collective dreaming room in which audience and performers may experience this paradox collectively.

2 dates have just been announced:

Sat 4 Feb Berlin, CTM Festival @ HAU2
Tue 7 Feb Cologne, Alte Feuerwache

François returns to Bristol

Poster design by Heinz Junkins

Shangaan Electro announce Australia shows

Nozinja and co make their Australian debut at the start of January with 5 performances at Sydney Festival in various contexts across the city. Check full dates here. Returning to Europe in July/August… watch this space.

ANOTHER BULLET FROM THE DUPPY GUN!

Absolutely brain-melting new video for the first release from DUPPY GUN PRODUCTIONS, the dub/dancehall project of Cameron Stallones aka SUN ARAW and M.GEDDIS GENGRAS, birthed while they recorded with THE CONGOS in Jamaica in 2010. Vocals by local fisherman DAYONE.

 

‘Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors’ trailer

A Hawk and A Hacksaw’s new live score premieres this week and then tours Europe. Full dates below.

30/11/11 Norwich, Arts Centre
01/12/11 London, Barbican
03/12/11 Bristol, Watershed
06/12/11 Lisbon, Teatro Maria Matos
07/12/11 Zug, Chollerhalle
08/12/11 Bern, Dachstock
09/12/11 Ravenna, Mosaico Film Festival
10/12/11 Rome, Chiesa Evangelica Metodista

New Group Inerane live clip

Just released, a live clip from Group Inerane’s last minute secret show at Les Instants Chavires in Paris last week. Gives a scintillating glimpse of what’s in store on their forthcoming European tour which starts in Trondheim this Friday. View full dates here.

You can also listen to new track ‘Tehiteyman’ from forthcoming Sublime Frequencies 7″ here.

http://soundcloud.com/alteredzones/group-inerane-tehiteyman/s-xyg5P

A Hawk and A Hacksaw rescore ‘Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors’

A Hawk and A Hacksaw’s brand new soundtrack to Sergei Paradjanov’s magic-realist folk tale Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors tours Europe in December. Full dates here.

A Bristol date has just been announced at Watershed.