November 15th, 2013 | Published in Blog
Incoming – not-to-be-missed for the Londonly inclined amongst you.
At the beginning of 2013 Musicians from London and Brighton came together for The Long Half Day – a twelve hour performance of free improvisation. Members of the Carousel Collective – Tim Yates, Benedict Taylor, Noura Sanatian and Charlie Sdraulig – were joined by Brighton based improv quartet Thomas Mindhouse – Chris Parfitt, Kev Nickells, Adam Bushell and Dan Powell at The Coach House in Brighton’s Kemptown.
Starting at 10.30am they used a mixture of their own instruments – traditional and homemade – plus found objects and anything that happened to be lying around and moved slowly and thoughtfully towards 10.30pm.
Brighton label Slightly Off Kilter are releasing a full recording of the performance on a USB stick with remixes and written and visual supporting material. There will be a launch at London’s Rag Factory on Sunday 24th November between 7pm & 10pm with a chance to hear the group play again, plus playback of the remixes and a chance to see the visual material. The USB sticks are housed in hand made packaging produced by the musicians in a diverse range of styles and materials.