Music, Experimental

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Ought

Upbeat, fluid post-punk quartet from Montreal.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Sat 15 Nov

£13.20 / 0113 275 2411

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 16 Nov

£13.44 / 0141 352 4900

The Scala, London N1

Wed 19 Nov

Over-18s only

£13.50 / 020 7833 2022

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Old Fire Station, Oxford

Tue 7 Oct

£9 (£6) / 01865 263980

The Oxford area-based group performs its improvised and free music. With support from John Grieve.

  • 20:00

Tue 4 Nov

£9 (£6) / 01865 263980

The Oxford area-based group performs its improvised and free music. With support from XXYZ and Guylaine Cosseron.

  • 20:00

Tue 2 Dec

£9 (£6) / 01865 263980

The Oxford area-based group performs its improvised and free music. With support from Bruno Guastalla.

  • 20:00

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

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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Peter Zummo 6tet

The Anglo-American ensemble meet then perform improvised experimental music and spoken word pieces on the night.

Cafe Oto, London E8

Wed 15 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 020 7923 1231

  • 20:00

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 16 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

With Bass Clef.

Featuring Peter Zummo, Ernie Brooks, Bill Ruyle, Oliver Coates, JD Twitch and Bass Clef.

Poeticat

Music from alt rock and poetry quintet Poeticat plus support.

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

New Cross Inn, London SE14

Thu 25 Sep

£8 / 020 8692 1866

  • 19:00 – 23:30

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

R Seiliog

The musician-producer Robin Edwards, who hails from Cardiff, performs his experimental material.

Telford's Warehouse, Chester

Tue 4 Nov

£6 / 01244 390090

  • 20:00

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

A Requiem for Edward Snowden

A large-scale audio-visual presentation on themes of invasion of privacy and personal sacrifice. Performers are Matthew Collings (electronics and electric guitar), Peter Furniss (clarinet), Justyna Jablonska (cello), Emma Lloyd (violin) and Jules Rawlinson (visuals and electronics).

Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0131 651 4336

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
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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

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

£6 (£3) / 0141 353 8000

  • 19:30 – 21:00
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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

sound lab presents mnw and Lives as omens

Experimental electronica and electroacoustic music.

City Halls, Glasgow

Wed 5 Nov

Recital Room

£6 / 0141 353 8000

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 has a theme of…

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
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