Saturday, 18 July 2015
Friday, 17 July 2015
I have reviews of the Graham Dunning-curated Ghost in the Machine Music show at Nottingham’s Reactor Halls + Andrew Nelson’s book about Stanford’s CCRMA centre, The Sound of Innovation, in the new Wire magazine.
Friday, 10 July 2015
Thursday, 9 July 2015
Monday, 6 July 2015
Friday, 3 July 2015
Thursday, 2 July 2015
Thursday, 25 June 2015
Read the rest of my review of ‘Come to [What] End?’, a group show at Sàn Art in Ho Chi Minh City, at the Art Review site.
Wednesday, 24 June 2015
"I'm not sure I completely like the new world": Extract from forthcoming book The Music of the Future at Repeater Blog
An extract from my forthcoming Repeater book, The Music of the Future has been published at the Repeater Books blog.
Monday, 22 June 2015
Amongst the banners at the other day’s march through central London – placards declaiming “Austerity Doesn’t Work”, "Buzz Off Cameron”, “1 Million Using Foodbanks”, “Climate Not Trident”, “Fuck The Tories”, and such like – a few enterprising protestors simply carried signs from Foxtons estate agents, presumably uprooted from someone’s front garden.
|Haringey Defend Council Housing|
As I marched, I made a note of the chants that passed up and down the procession: “No ifs, no buts, no NHS cuts”; “They say, cut back / We say, fight back”; “When I say, green / you say, jobs / green / jobs / green / jobs”; "The people united will never be defeated”; “Whose streets? / Our streets”…
|Greater Manchester & District CND|
One man, as if in the hope of inventing a new form of chorus in blank verse, simply shouted hoarsely, “Six hundred and fifty pounds a month to live in Peckham excluding bills? You’re having a laugh, mate.”
|"We Have Found New Homes for the Rich" Class War|
I also heard a brief snatch of Procul Harem’s ‘Whiter Shade of Pale’. I heard a choir in matching red t-shirts singing ‘Don’t Fence Me In’ with lyrics altered to reflect the aims of the protest. And, to the tune of the old see shanty ‘Drunken Sailor’, I heard a small group singing “What shall we do with a Tory government…?”
|Piccadilly & District West RMT|
Towards the end of the march, somewhere along the Strand, I overheard the following snatch of conversation: “… lots of police protecting McDonalds. They were discussing their favourite songs in Les Miz.”
|"Time for Revolution" Anon.|
Sunday, 21 June 2015
Read the full interview with Leon Michener about his Klavikon project over at Thump.
Thursday, 11 June 2015
"Getting this and plugging it into that even though it should never be plugged into that.": Stephen Cornford in The Quietus
Interview with Stephen Cornford in The Quietus. Stephen Cornford will be performing at the Zero Wave night ‘Interface’ on July 1st in the basement of the Ace Hotel.
Monday, 1 June 2015
Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Monday, 11 May 2015
Monday, 27 April 2015
Friday, 24 April 2015
Read my review of Art & Language’s show at the Lisson Gallery, London, at Art Review.
Monday, 13 April 2015
Little feature with Ted Milton of Blurt at The Quietus. Blurt will be performing with Graham Dunning & Colin Webster plus Far Rainbow at the Fiddler’s Elbow, Camden, on April 21st. Declare your attendance here.
Friday, 10 April 2015
Two reviews in the latest issue of Frieze, of Ernie Gehr’s show at the Centre d’Art Contemporain in Geneva, and Jesse Darling & Takeshi Shiomitsu’s collaborative installation at Andor, Hackney.
Monday, 16 March 2015
On Greenwich University Galleries’ Drawing Towards Sound exhibition for The Wire.
Read the full article here.
Friday, 6 March 2015
Read the full piece, covering Gustav Metzger, Wiesbaden Fluxus, Nam June Paik, Jimi Hendrix, Milan Knížák, Christian Marclay, The Durutti Column, and Whitney Houston, here.