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SPNM's Sound Source
With Elliot Sharp & Christian Marclay




Black and White Trypps Number 3, Ben Russell,

The Luminaire, London
31 January 2008 | 7.30pm
Tickets: £6/£8
Nearest tube: Kilburn


no.w.here present two films as part of SPNM's Sound Source event.

A pioneer and leading light of New York's downtown scene for over 30 years, Elliott Sharp is a brilliantly gifted performer, composer and producer. He'll be performing 'The Velocity of Hue', a jaw-dropping solo guitar programme built on his love of country blues guitar and Central Asian musics, full of loose grooves and avant-garde improvisation. 'Feverishly recommended' - Jazz Review

Swiss-American artist Christian Marclay is a pioneer of turntable experiments, described as 'the most influential turntable figure outside hip hop'. He gives a twist to the idea of 'cut and splice', creating new material from cut up and reassembled vinyl to make fantasy remixes in what he calls his 'theatre of found sound'. He has worked with hundreds of artists including John Zorn, Fred Frith, Christian Wolff, Otomo Yoshihide, Arto Lindsay, and Sonic Youth.

http://www.spnm.org.uk


Foxfire Eins
Jayne Parker, UK, 2000, 10mins, video, sound
Performed on film by ’cellist Anton Lukoszievize, FoxFire Eins natrimpentothal (1993), is the name of a solo composition by Helmut Oehring. In FoxFire Eins the ’cellist must play with both hands plucking and striking the strings which are tuned down a perfect fourth. The child of profoundly deaf parents, Oehring’s first language was signing. Oehring hears music as gestures - for him music comes out of movement.

Black and White Trypps Number 3
Ben Russell, USA, 2007, 12mins, 16mm, sound
The soundstorm of Lightning Bolt and third ear music of Joseph Grimm creates a trance inducing sonic Pentecost as initiates writhe and foam in ascent.



Related

Light Reading:Jayne Parker / Al Rees
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Sound art
Improvisation


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