Getatchew Mekuria & The Ex in London

Just announced…  a rare UK show for one of the most joyful and vital shows around. An unlikely collaboration with the Ethiopian jazz legend as only The Ex know how. Featuring 10 piece band, dancers, special guests and Ethiopian food stalls! Tickets on sale here.

Qu welcomes Grouper & 100% SILK

Over the moon to be plotting tours with these two…

Still stunning Qu with her recent double album A I A, Grouper visits Europe in the month of March with a new collection of unsettling drones custom built for resonant spaces.

Meanwhile Amanda Brown’s prolific gossamer dance imprint 100% SILK takes to the road in May/June. LA Vampires, Ital, Maria Minerva and Magic Touch all feature. Can u feel the heat?

Mountain of 50

Poster for the upcoming bill of titans at Arnolfini. Tickets from the ‘fini website here

Magic + Dreams

V. excited to announce this pair. London and Bristol shows on sale now.

FORAGE this Saturday – rough schedule

Please note…nothing for sale on site so please bring foraged foods


-Self Made Instruments set up and playing – Feral Trade in process


– Cyanotype Photography (Workshop)

– Ichi performance


– Responsible Forage talk and walk

– Phone Field Recording composition starts – this goes on all day/night to some degree

– Hacker Farm


– Brown Sierra


– Cyanotype Photography (Workshop)

– Dan Haywood’s talk about birds and song craft


– LTA (Live Timeline Actions)


– Ichi performance with ground xylophone

– Feral Trade talk In kitchen


– Hacker Farm


– Brown Sierra


– Feral Trade cous cous and lamb served and any other foraged foods


– Phone Field Recordings performance


– Fire time


– Clear-up


– Gone

Qu events flyer, Autumn 2011


“I would be almost concerned if you had witnessed anything like it before”

Tom Ravenscroft’s New Statesman blog on Ergo Phizmiz’s Third Policeman

Coming to The Cube in Bristol in November for two nights…details here and here


Getting set to FORAGE

Welcome to the new Qu website

All browser crew be upstanding: Qu has a gleaming new site. Click on.

We have just released details of the first fruit of the Autumn crop of Qu shows including the first FORAGE. Get in touch if you wish to get involved (please note that acoustic guitars are banned).