Duo w/ Oren Ambarchi in Melbourne @ FOJAM festival – Sept 8, 2019

Coming up on Sunday September 8, Oren Ambarchi and i will perform in our duo at the Melbourne Recital Centre for FOJAMFestival of Jewish Arts and Music. The event spans a full day of non-stop music, performance and talks in the beautiful recital centre. For full details about the festival see the embedded link above.

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August 24 trio w/ Graham Lambkin & James Rushford in Melbourne.

The long travel to Australia for a string of exciting performances in the coming weeks begins this week! Things get started this Saturday, August 24 at Supersense Festival of the Ecstatic in Melbourne. I will perform on the Saturday afternoon ‘Minimal’ program in a first time trio with Graham Lambkin (UK) and James Rushford (AU). I am really looking forward to creating something unique and uncompromising with these two lovelies.

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Sound American 21

The wonderful journal Sound American, edited by Nate Wooley, has just published their 21st issue. I was invited to contribute to Jennie Gottschalk‘s piece ‘Two Questions for Sound Practitioners’ in this issue and you can read the piece online here. The full issue is up on their site and is packed full of really terrific pieces. Subscriptions and physical copies can be purchased via their website or bandcamp as well! (Support!) 

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A new radio commission for Radiophrenia in Glasgow premiere’s today – May 17 2019

I have been commissioned to create a new piece for radio Broadcast by the wonderful folks at Radiophrenia in Glasgow Scotland. A Piece of Work (2019) was completed in Berlin using recordings made in Oslo, Berlin, Vienna, Winnipeg, Melbourne and Lisbon. The piece is a dynamic journey through shifting acoustic spaces and includes guest players Oren Ambarchi (AU) and Seiji Morimoto (DE). 

My work will be broadcast Friday May 17 at 12 PM &  6 PM. Tune in to Radiophrenia for this and many other wonderful new works! FUll-logo-2019-923x1024

Stockholm concerts this weekend at the Fourth Edition Festival Feb 7 – 10, 2019.

Thrilled to be back in chilly Stockholm for the wonderful Fourth Edition – festival for other music  organized and produced by John Chantler. I will be performing twice on Saturday, February 9 – in my duo with Oren Ambarchi and in a live performance of Annea Lockwood‘s Jitterbug alongside Oren, Annea and Sarah Hennies. I am very much looking forward to Friday (Feb 8) afternoon when I will also have the pleasure of a public conversation/interview with Annea. What a beautiful lineup the next 4-days offer with Anthony Braxton, Kassel Jaegar, Cara Tolmie & Stine JanvinCatherine Lamb & Johnny Chang, Leif Elggren and more! 

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Melbourne performance w/ Francis Plagne, Jan 28, 2019.

This coming weekend – Jan 27 + 28 – a special 2-day event launches the new season of Inland, an incredible year-round concert series based in Melbourne, organized by an exceptional group of artists and composers. These concerts are always very special and i am so pleased to present my work here alongside some of my favorite Australian artists. This Monday, Jan 28 i will perform in duo with my collaborator Francis Plagne (AU). See full details and ticket info for these events here.

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Japan performances Nov 22, 28 + 29

I am looking forward to being back in Japan for a handful of performances at the end of November. It all begins with a first time trio performance with the wonderful Leif Elggren (SW) and Oren Ambarchi (AU) following our trio LP release Certainly. This concert will take place on the opening night of Editions festival (SW) – Tokyo Super Deluxe Edition – on November 22.

This will be followed by two solo performances, the first in Tokyo at Super Deluxe on November 28 (alongside solo’s by Oren Ambarchi and Konrad Sprenger (DE)) and the second at Soto in Kyoto on November 29.

I am always thrilled to be in Japan performing, and this occasion is especially important to me as it will mark my last ever performances at the most wonderful venue, Super Deluxe in Tokyo. This Nishi Azabu (Roppongi) based venue has been nurturing the experimental music community (and much more) since 2002 and will be closing in January 2019 due to the building being vacated to be torn down. SD was the first venue i performed in when i first came to Tokyo in 2011 and i have performed there every year since in various projects and collaborations. I have also witnessed innumerable special and one-off performances by friends and peers here through the years.

The closing of Super Deluxe truly feels like the end of an era, and they are finishing with an insane program of incredible events through until mid-January. I am so grateful to Mike Kubeck and the incredible team at SD for all of the support over the past 8 years. THANK-YOU and all the best for what lies ahead!

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