Performances

Nicolas Collins, Resonance Radio Orchestra, Keith Rowe, Tetsuo Kogawa

Date: Thursday 4 November, 2010, doors 6.30pm, concerts start 7.30pm
Tickets: Day pass: £10 + Booking Fee (£12 on the Door). Festival pass: £25 + Booking Fee (£27 on the Door)
Venue: Wilton's Music Hall, 1 Graces Alley (off Ensign St), London, E1 8JB

Nicolas Collins: Devil's Music
Nicolas Collins, hand-built electronic instrument guru and father of a thousand circuit bent toys, will perform Devil's Music, an insane radio sampling performance that rips the content of mainstream radio apart to reconfigure it as a surreal and hilarious gibbering of
echolalic confusion.

Resonance Radio Orchestra: Spiral
The Resonance Radio Orchestra present an invisible mise-en-scene highlighting the blind nature of radio and the imaginative seeds the medium places in the minds of its listeners. In a performance featuring a narrator and a group of instrumentalists, remote and present witnesses will attempt to break through the acousmatic curtain of radio broadcast via a re-working of the traditional live phone-in.

Keith Rowe and group perform Earle Brown's "4 Systems"
Keith Rowe in his performances with seminal improvisation group AMM, pioneered the use of radio transmitters in improvised performance. For Cut & Splice he will bring together a select group of seasoned radio performers to interpret the graphic scores of New York School open form pioneer Earle Brown.

Tetsuo Kogawa
Tetsuo Kogawa introduced free radio to Japan, and is widely known for his blend of criticism, performance and activism. His performances present themselves as acts of cultic radiophonic divination, channelling the whistling tones and greyscale oblivion of the invisible radiosphere into the ears of the audience.

Blood Stereo and The Bohman Brothers, Jacob Kirkegaard, Jaap Blonk performs Artaud

Date: Friday 5 November, 2010, doors 6.30pm, concerts start 7.30pm
Tickets: Day pass: £10 + Booking Fee (£12 on the Door). Festival pass: £25 + Booking Fee (£27 on the Door)
Venue: Wilton's Music Hall, 1 Graces Alley (off Ensign St), London, E1 8JB

Blood Stereo and The Bohman Brothers
Blood Stereo and the Bohman Brothers are drunk on the deep avant-garde of Swedish sound poetry, the damaged asylum-wall scrapings of outsider improvisation and the disruptive strategies of the Dadaists. These performers headbutt avant-middlebrow complacency into next week with an exclusive Cut & Splice collaborative showdown that will see their arsenal of tabletop clutter augmented by radio receivers.

Jacob Kirkegaard
Jacob Kirkegaard is a Danish artist who focuses on the scientific and aesthetic aspects of resonance, time, and hearing. For Cut & Splice he will be sucking sounds out of the ionosphere and channelling the natural Very Low Frequency radio signals emitted by lightning and interstellar phenomena into Wilton's Music Hall.

Jaap Blonk performs Artaud's "To Have Done with the Judgement of God"
Jaap Blonk, celebrated voice artist and interpreter of avant-garde vocal works, performs Antonin Artaud's seminal 1947 radio art shocker "To Have Done With The Judgement of God". Banned instantly by French radio this blackened and cathartic
masterpiece retains the power to shock and remains an atavistic totem of human barbarity.

Apartment House perform Cage and Stockhausen, Robert Normandeau, Ma la Pert

Date: Saturday  6 November, 2010, doors 6.30pm, concerts start 7.30pm
Tickets: Day pass: £10 + Booking Fee (£12 on the Door). Festival pass: £25 + Booking Fee (£27 on the Door)
Venue: Wilton's Music Hall, 1 Graces Alley (off Ensign St), London, E1 8JB

Apartment House perform works by Cage and Stockhausen
Experimental music ensemble Apartment House perform three classics for live radios and instruments, works that have created a blueprint for much of today's most radical live electronic music: John Cage's Radio Music and Karlheinz Stockhausen's Kurzwellen and Poles For 2.

Robert Normandeau
Robert Normandeau is a leading Canadian composer of a multichannel form of electronic music with roots in the early tape music experiments of Pierre Schaeffer. His works exhibit a powerful beauty and sense of place. Robert will premiere ‘Like Radio’ at Cut & Splice, a personal response to the radiophonic experience.

Ma la Pert
Ma la Pert is the live duo of legendary New York filmmaker, performer and composer Tony Conrad and Irish composer and vocal performer Jennifer Walshe. "If you can imagine a freaked-out T-Pain collaborating with The Theatre of Eternal Music, you're not quite halfway to Ma la Pert".

In this project

Main Events

Tetsuo Kogawa Radio Party Workshop
Tue 2 & Wed 3 Nov at Somerset House, London

Nicolas Collins Hardware Hacking Workshop
Wed 3 Nov at Cafe Oto, London

Launch Event with Robert Worby, Nicolas Collins, Keith Rowe & Kersten Glandien
Wed 3 Nov from 8.30pm at Café Oto, London

Cut & Splice Transmission: Performances & Installations
Thu 4 - Sat 6 Nov from 6.30pm at Wilton’s Music Hall, London

Hear and Now Radio Broadcasts
Sat 6, Sat 13 & Sat 20 Nov on air, on digital, online

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Links

The British Vintage Wireless and Television Museum
Nicolas Collins
Resonanace 104.4fm
anarchy.translocal.jp
Milker.org
Blanche Pictures

Co-Producer and Co-Curator

BBC Radio 3

Venue Partner

Wilton's Music Hall

Media Partner

The Wire

Supported by

Veolia Environmental Services (UK)
The INSPIRE Project

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