A special concert to celebrate the launch of Helena Gough's new
Entr'acte release, her third on the label. The starting point for the
album was the simple idea of using only the cello as source material.
Original improvisations were made by cellists Anthea Caddy and Anton
Helena Gough is an English sound artist currently based in Berlin. In her work each new sound-space is created by taking everything possible from the tiniest element, working to make something from nearly nothing. This reduction in means yields dense and rich results.
The Wire describes her work as “Powerful, expressive musique concrète for the 21st century”.
Lionel Marchetti & Jérôme Noetinger are two of the most distinctive voices in contemporary French electronic music. As performers and composers they are amongst the leading exponents of musique concrète, taking the music out of the academic studio and onto the road since the early 90s.
hamaYôko is the musique concrète-influenced electro-pop project of Yôko Higashi. Higashi is a performer, vocalist, butoh dancer and choreographer.
Adam Asnan is a London based composer-performer of musique concrète, acquiring an MA under the supervision of Denis Smalley in 2009.
Adam's work promotes the aesthetic potential of fixed (recorded) and amplified sound, with certain technical principles that activate wider notions of acousmatic* reception, and of the 'image' subject to the artifice. His compositions, live performances and audio-visual collaborations have been presented and staged across Europe and has recordings published by Entr'acte and Senufo Editions.
(*a specialised term most commonly used in connection to works that utilise the loudspeaker as the primary source of transmission, and of pertaining to the perceptual effects of listening without seeing)
Scott Foust has been active in music since the late 70s.
Probably best known for the Idea Fire Company and the
Swill Radio label, Foust is also a writer, filmmaker
and all around Artist. The Drinker is the fourth
accomplishment from The Four Accomplishments perform-
ance piece. The Drinker distills alcoholism into its