Music, Experimental

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My Electric Love Affair

Original acoustic drones and echoes from the Edinburgh three piece.

The Forest Café, Edinburgh

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0141 572 0100

BYOB.

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Oliver Coates

The cellist and electronica artist performs his experimental oeuvre. With support from Lutine.

MK Gallery, Milton Keynes

Sat 4 Oct

£6 / 01908 676900/558307

  • 19:30

Oscilanz

The three-piece group performs experimental and improvised music from a classical base. With support from Isnaj Dui.

MK Gallery, Milton Keynes

Sat 29 Nov

£5 / 01908 676900/558307

  • 19:30

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
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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 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.

Portico

Contemporary not-really-jazz-at-all from the London-based improvisation/electronica group, whose sound features the tuned percussion instrument known as the Hang.

Islington Assembly Hall, London N1

Thu 4 Dec

£19.50 / 020 7527 2000

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
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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

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

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
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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.

Newton Dee Community Centre, Aberdeen

Sun 9 Nov

£5 / 01224 868701

Part of sound-scotland.

  • 15:00 – 16:00

Sonic Bothy Open Sessions

Glasgow based, inclusive ensemble which incorporates musicians of all levels of ability, including those with learning difficulties.

City Halls, Glasgow

Tue 7 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Free / 07756 944787

Crank Sturgeon's Amplify Anything Workshop: a hands-on approach to exploring microphones, everyday objects and instruments. Participants not only learn a new craft but how to use it creatively and collaboratively. Please call to reserve a space

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 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 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

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

Summer Ghost

The band creates wraithlike soundscapes accented by falsetto vocals to create focused, experimental pop songs.

The Waiting Room, London N16

Mon 13 Oct

With rsvp free / 020 7241 5511

  • 20:00
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