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 Fondant / Michael Speers / Ash Ried

Thu, 09 Jun

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London

Fondant / Michael Speers / Ash Ried

Time

09 Jun, 19:30 – 22:30

London, Arch 504 Ridgway Rd, London SW9 7EX, UK

About

Fondant ''fondant' is a fresh collaboration between poet Paige Murphy, noise idiot Theo Gowans (Territorial Gobbing, Thank) & cellist Layla Hilsden (Flemme), though all have worked together in spotaneous and ill-coodinated ensembles at messy Leeds improv and noise shows . Queasy tape manipulations, restrained clutter and improvised cello act has a bed for Paige's poetry all slowly smeared and manipulated on the spot into a new something or other...' Michael Speers '(b.1992) a musician from Portaferry (NI) currently based in London (UK). Working with natural & synthetic sound material—using drums, computer, microphones, feedback—towards performance, installation and composition. Currently focused on the actual and notional representation of the ground drum. michaelspeers.net/' Ash Reid 'Ash Reid currently tends a bar and a PhD. ‘You know every time you go to a gig and you see some ugly boy do something and you come out with your mind blown thinking you’ve never seen anything like that before. Just a heads up, ASH REID DID IT FIRST. Abandoning tapes and feedback loops for text messages and text to speech, ash did it first. Giving up the noise scene , ash did it first. Mic’n up laptop speakers, yeah she did that first too. Making other people do your sets is it ? Don’t worry ash did that like ten years ago but probably some VL with no hair and shite trousers takes all the credit. ASH REID IS BETTER THAN YOU. And yes this is a competition.’ (Jackson Burton)'