Archive

17th January 2015
Hideous Porta is a concert series conceived to fill the gap of a regular London monthly programme promoting new music. It emphasises carefully curated events focusing on the presentation of electronic and acoustic experiments.
12/10/2014 - 1/11/2014
Go Compose! is a national initiative to create opportunities for young composers to develop their skills. We have activities in Hertfordshire and Aberdeenshire during October.
Penned in the Margins
17 July - 7 October
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.
Deadline: Noon, Monday 6th October
Sound and Music are currently seeking a curator for our second exhibition on Google Cultural Institute / British Music Collection
Alex McLean
3 July - 26 September
A series of diverse "live coding" related events across the country, curated by Alex McLean.
part wild horses mane on both sides
7 August - 3 October
Manchester ritualistic improvisers/sound artists Kelly Jayne Jones and Pascal Nichols, aka part wild horses mane on both sides, present 'Conduit of the bottomless submundane': an installation-performance work.
Friday 5 September 7 - 10pm
Be the first to hear Scanner’s new immersive sound installation 'Bridging the World', inspired by 'Bridge', a Museum of London Docklands exhibition.
Summer 2014
Living Symphonies is a musical composition which portrays the thriving activity of the forest’s wildlife, plants and atmospheric conditions, it creates a never-ending symphony heard amongst the forest itself.
Dead Rat Orchestra
28 July - 16 August 2014
With support from Sound and Music, and The Canal and Rivers Trust in August 2014 Dead Rat Orchestra will undertake a unique tour across the canals and waterways of Southern England.
Size Zero Opera - Women Box
7-8 & 26-28 August
Size Zero Opera creates innovative and contemporary opera with emerging individuals in exciting and challenging ways.
Music We'd Like To Hear
4 - 18 July
Cult underground concert series Music We'd Like to Hear returns to celebrate its 10th season, with three rich and diverse programmes of rarities, revivals and nine UK premieres.
If Wet... in your village hall
21 - 29 June
‘If Wet’ is part show and tell, part test bed, part salon; a place for artists to showcase their latest sonic works and research.
Portfolio improvisers at Mopomoso
15 June
In a break from their usual programming Mopomoso presents an intriguing ʻconcert in two halvesʼ with the first half from the Portfolio Improvisers group and the second featuring three fine guitar players from the UK, France and Canada.
Elbow Room featuring Red Note Ensemble
21 - 22 May
A new work about the cities that are built by us and for us, featuring Red Note Ensemble
10 May - 19 May 2014
A wide UK tour of music exploring new territories in tuning, using tracker action pipe organs and re-tuned string instruments.
3 May - 4 May
Dawn is in a forest somewhere in England, streaming live sound through the night whilst trying to sleep in a bivvy on the forest floor.
Dark Inventions - Firewheel Tour
8 May - 16 May 2014
Folk songs and brand new British music weave together in Dark Inventions’ 2014 Firewheel Tour.
14 - 16 May // Vienna
Lauren redhead
7 February - 10 May 2014
Challenging all kinds of preconceptions about what music for pipe organ can be, Lauren Redhead will be touring a range of new organ and electronic commissions.
Arborescent
10 May // Northumberland
Taking inspiration from Xenakis' creative approach, Arborescent events showcase interpretations of specially commissioned graphic scores created by architects, musicians and visual artists, questioning the traditional role of 'composer'.
USURP
15 March - 8 May 2014
Usurp Art Gallery presents two dynamic, ensemble performances, exploring perceptual concepts of chance, time, listening and humour, and the breadth and parameters of improvisational approaches in new music.
18 - 27 April 2014 // London
This series of events focuses on pioneers who use technology to innovate: to break the usual beat rather than getting stuck in a loop, presented by Village Underground.
David Bainbridge and Laurence Tompkins
23 April - 26 April 2014
Three initimate performances per city presenting new work for banjo and handheld electronics in a new micro format.
William Basinski tape loops
12 - 20 March 2014
Sound and Music and Art Assembly are offering an opportunity to composers or ensembles to perform a support slot at a concert within the 'Arcadia' series.