SOUNDkitchen commissions two artists that have not previously worked together to devise a collaborative performance with the aim to provide artists with an opportunity to experiment, test new ideas and take a few artistic risks.
This autumn, Ripsaw Catfish will assemble ad hoc ensembles ('shoals') of improvising musicians from locations across the UK to play spontaneous sets of new music informed by, incorporating or ignoring the Ripsaw Catfish composed material.
ddmmyy is Manchester based music concert series founded in Manchester. Events explore mediums and performance practices to present new instrumental and electronic music, from solo and chamber recitals to large scale ensembles.
Lucky Dog Music is part of Composer-Curator, based in West Yorkshire. It promotes new music including contemporary classical, new jazz, improv and experimental often including visuals, electronics and words.
A remarkable new performance work is hitting the UK in 2014 - bringing together the unequivocal talents of Franco-Norwegian poet Caroline Bergvall with the experimental soundscapes of Norwegian percussionist Ingar Zach.