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part wild horses mane on both sides: Conduit of the bottomless submundane

Improvised pieces from the drums and flute duo/sound artists in this installation-performance piece devised specifically for each venue.

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea

Sun 14 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01424 229111

Partisans

Contemporary and experimental jazz by the group that comprises Phil Robson, guitar, Julian Siegel, saxophone and bass clarinet, Gene Calderazzo, drums and Thaddeus Kelly, bass.

Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

Thu 23 Oct

£12 / 01214 442081

  • 20:30

Patrick Farmer, Sarah Hughes And Samuel Rodgers

Farmer, Hughes and Rodgers will take up residence in the Project Space for four days, they will spend time discussing and developing Farmer's compositions, performing them.

OTO Project Space, London E8

Thu 11 Sep

Free / 020 7923 1231

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Fri 12 Sep

Free / 020 7923 1231

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 020 7923 1231

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 020 7923 1231

  • 10:00 – 19:00

The People Band

The experimental and improv music ensemble interprets the music of Mel Davis.

Cafe Oto, London E8

Tue 28 Oct

£10; £8 adv / 020 7923 1231

  • 20:00

Peter Broderick

The singer-songwriter and composer who hails from Portland, Oregon and was also a member of Efterklang, performs his folk and experimental material.

Bush Hall, London W12

Wed 22 Oct

£16.87 / 020 8222 6955

The Haunt, Brighton

Fri 17 Oct

£13.20

The Roadhouse, Manchester

Sat 18 Oct

£12 adv / 0161 237 9789

  • 19:30

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Phantom Orchard

The pairing of American multi-instrumentalist, composer and improviser Zeena Parkins and Japanese electronic composer and improviser Ikue Mori performs experimental music. With support from Steve Noble.

Cafe Oto, London E8

Tue 9 Sep

£15; £12 adv / 020 7923 1231

  • 20:00

Poeticat

Music from alt rock and poetry quintet Poeticat plus support.

12 Bar Club, London WC2H

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 020 7240 2622

  • 20:00 – 23:30

The Finsbury, London N4

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 020 8809 1142

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Hootananny, London SW2

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 020 7737 7273

  • 20:00 – 23:30

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Quantic

Lushed chilled electronic and funk from the British born musician, producer and DJ also known as William Holland.

XOYO, London EC2A

Sat 22 Nov

£15.50–£19.50 / 020 7729 5959

  • 20:00 – 00:00

The Radiophonic Workshop

Musicians from the BBC Radiophonic Workshop perform the original compositions for television dramas from the late-1950s and 60s, including the iconic Doctor Who theme.

The Art School, Glasgow

Wed 22 Oct

£15

Rescheduled date, original tickets still valid.

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Mon 13 Oct

£18.10 / 0113 243 0808

To be rescheduled for Oct/Nov, new dates will be announced soon.

Glasgow School of Art

Wed 22 Oct

£15 / 0141 353 4500

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Red Note Ensemble: From Reels to Ragas

Red Note plays high-intensity Indian/Scottish fusion, with tabla player Kuljit Bhamra and piper Fraser Fifield.

Migvie Church, Tarland

Sat 1 Nov

£8 (£6; students & under 13s £3) / 01330 825431

Part of sound-scotland.

  • 15:00 – 16:00

The Salmon Bothy, Banff

Sun 2 Nov

£8 (£6; students & under 18s £3) / 01261 842951

Part of sound-scotland.

  • 15:00
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Richard Hughes

The Bristol-based multi-instrumentalist performs experimental music.

Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0117 902 0344

  • 13:30

Rohan de Saram, Jonathan Mayer and Erwan Keravec

Music for cello, tampura and bagpipes.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sat 25 Oct

Free Aberdeen Box Office / 01224 641 122

Part of sound-scotland.

  • 13:00 – 13:45

Ruins & Acid Mothers Temple

Tatsuya Yoshida from Ruins collaborates with Atsushi Tsuyama and Makoto Kawabata of Acid Mothers Temple to present 8 acts between the 3 of them.

Cafe Oto, London E8

Thu 16 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 020 7923 1231

  • 20:00

Silver Apples

The band led by the New Yorker, Simeon Oliver Coxe III, performs its pioneering psychedelic electronica material.

Exchange, Bristol

Wed 26 Nov

£10 adv / 0117 987 4144

  • 19:30

Snorkel

The ensemble from London performs its experimental music. With support from The Eirik Tofte Match&Fuse Orchestra Physics House Band, Lunch Money, Twinscapes, Wolfram Trio.

The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston Culture House, London N16

Sat 4 Oct

£12; £9 early bird / 020 7254 4097

  • 20:00 – 01:00
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Sonic Bothy

New music from ensemble devoted to including musicians with learning disabilities in the process of creating and exploring contemporary music.

City Halls, Glasgow

Wed 24 Sep

Recital Room

£6 / 0141 353 8000

  • 20:00

Newton Dee Community Centre, Aberdeen

Sun 9 Nov

£5 / 01224 868701

Part of sound-scotland.

  • 15:00 – 16:00

Sonophilia

Lincoln’s first dedicated Festival of Sound with a series of events, workshops, seminars and concerts talking place across the city.

Various venues: Lincoln

Thu 23 Oct

Times & prices vary

Fri 24 Oct

Times & prices vary

Sat 25 Oct

Times & prices vary

Sun 26 Oct

Times & prices vary

sound lab presents Edit-Point

New electroacoustic music.

City Halls, Glasgow

Wed 1 Oct

Recital Room

£6 / 0141 353 8000

sound lab presents George Burt and Raymond MacDonald

Free improvisers Burt and MacDonald in a rare duo appearance.

City Halls, Glasgow

Wed 10 Sep

Recital Room

£6 / 0141 353 8000

sound lab presents Gregor SAMSA

A night of progressive new music from Glasgow-based musicians, featuring work from Alexander Horowitz, Euan Ferguson, Matt Zurowski and Thomas K Butler.

City Halls, Glasgow

Wed 8 Oct

Recital Room

£6 / 0141 353 8000

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Sound Of Yell

The outfit led by Stevie Jones of the band Arab Strap, performs experimental music.

The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston Culture House, London N16

Sat 8 Nov

£12; £10 adv / 020 7254 4097

  • 20:00 – 23:00

sound

An innovative festival of new music in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. From contemporary classical music to electro-acoustic music, traditional, vocal and jazz, the festival brings together a wide range of different musical styles in a variety of concerts, workshops, installations and talks. The 2014 festival features Colin…

Various venues: Aberdeenshire

Thu 23 Oct

Times & prices vary

Fri 24 Oct

Times & prices vary

Sat 25 Oct

Times & prices vary

…and 16 more dates until 10 Nov

Stephen O'Malley

The American artist who is based in Paris performs experimental music.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Sun 28 Sep

£9 adv / 0113 275 2411

  • 19:30

Strobes

Conjuring big beats and a vast array of sonic possibilities, the London-based collective plays electro-improv, Afrocentric grooves and distinctively original hooks.

Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

Thu 20 Nov

£10 / 01214 442081

  • 20:30

Strobes

The three-piece group led by keyboardist Dan Nicholls performs experimental electronica. With support from Shiver.

Servant Jazz Quarters, London N16

Sat 15 Nov

£7; £5 adv

  • 19:30
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