I recently worked with the Dirty Electronic Ensemble and Japanese choreographer Kei Miyata (Teshigawara/Karas) in residence at the Curve Theatre, Leicester, UK. It was great getting my hands dirty again with some dirty electronics and it was and honour working with Kei Miyata. Over a two week period led by Kai and John Richards, we built new electronic instruments and devised a performance piece called Rock – Papers – Scissors. (more…)
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As part of MTI’s ongoing relationship with Steim, DJ Sniff visited De Montfort University to give lectures and curate a performance with the Dirty Electronics Ensemble. I performed a piece by DJ Sniff called Sssssssssss for four Turntablists. Each performer had a spoken word record and had to search for the S sounds on the vinyl. (more…)
The Dirty Electronics Ensemble have collaborated with Chris Carter on an instrument called the Dirty Carter. Which is an experimental sound generating instrument the size of a postcard. I was part of the 25 ensemble members who worked with Carter for a performance at Phoenix square in Leicester using the Dirty Carter and other Dirty Electronics instruments.
There is more info about the performance on Asmo’s blog post Chris Carter and the Dirty Electronics Ensemble and clips from the performance and an interview with Chris and John Richards on the Phantom Circuit Radio show.
STENCH returns with an audio-visual feast of ear and eye shaking, featuring 7inch Cinema, Cuttlefish, Myoptik, Bathysphere, Dirty Electronics Ensemble, Okoku Araya, Chris Conway’s Quad Electronic and others. The Phoenix provides the setting for multiple screen and loudspeaker projections, electronic bleeps and laser visuals, with late bar and DJs.
In November, I performed the piece Kurwellen by the composer Stockhausen with the Dirty Electronics Ensemble led by John Richards and Simon Emmerson. We performed the work at the Southbank Centre, London and De Montfort University, Leicester.
I went to a great gig last night which was curated by the Noise Doctor John Richards.
It was a mixed program, including solo performances by Richards, Dushume and NealUnreal, audio visual work by Tim Wright and a collaboration between Nic Bullen, John Richards and percussionists Baz and Jeff from the Dirty Electronics Ensemble. (more…)