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Saturday 21st May 2022

IMPROV’s GREATEST HITS ALL DAYER

— The Cube
t l k, Bliss Archive, Dan Johnson, Laura Phillips, Big Fuss, Vyvyanmar, Hooray for Decay, Ekstasis + Cajm and more celebrate musical improv
price: Headfirst Tickets

Information:

TICKETS ON DOOR ! (Online till some point today)

Improv’s Greatest Hits is a new label and fluid collective of
musicians aiming to use improvised music as a vehicle to mix
musical and social scenes. We’re excited to transfer the ethos
of eclectic lineups and introducing new acts to an all dayer !⃠

https://linktr.ee/improvsgreatesthits

Whether it’s freedom, confusion, joy or meh that
comes to mind when thinking of musical improv,
the following projects will give a taster of how
flexible the medium can be .. from diy basement
to concert hall, structured to complete freeform,
self taught musician to trained ….. punk to jazz
to noise to classical to pop and all in between

The day starts at 11am with an improv workshop exploring different ways to interact and connect musically. Open to absolutely anyone
& included free in the event ticket. Run by drummer/percussionist
Jon Clark with more details and tickets if you want to come separately here https://hdfst.uk/E75156

——————— LIVE MUSIC COMMENCES AT 15.00

DJing will be Noods radio resident & big time digger
THE GREY AREA - https://msha.ke/thegreyarearadio/
————- More DJ’s TO BE ANNOUNCED !

They’ll also be a few acoustic sets in the bar tba ;)

t l k
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https://tlkvox.bandcamp.com
https://instagram.com/tlkvox
https://www.tlkvox.com/live

t l k is a Bristol-based producer, vocalist and collaborator. Their sound nests in the ‘melantronic’ subgenre, shaped by Bristol’s improvisation scene and manifested in her introverted moments.

LAURA PHILLIPS
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www.lauraphillips86.co.uk
https://viridian.hotglue.me
https://instagram.com/lauraphillips

Laura Phillips is a Sagittarius, non-smoking artist who lives and
works between Bedminster, Southmead, and Aberystwyth. She
is a Bristolian artist working primarily in 16mm film. Phillips uses a mixture of photochemical processes, sounds and digital imagery and often makes work through conversation and collaboration. She makes films and plays waterphone in the audio-visual project Viridian Ensemble. She is best known for her time moping about the avant-garde artist space Brunswick Club and making Tik-Tok videos about kitchen utensils & alien abduction.

THE BIG FUSS ENSEMBLE
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https://bigfuss1.bandcamp.com
https://instagram.com/bigfussbristol

Multi instrumentalist but with a big passion
for drums; Harry Irvine (Iceman Furniss Qrt,
Giantess, one half of IGH) aka Big Fuss puts
together an all star cast of Bristolian musicians
to realise structures and tunes live, previously
mostly heard in his relentless plus relentlessly
imaginative bandcamp output

THE BAG (LIVE)
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https://blissarchive.bandcamp.com/album/bivouac-s-t
https://instagram.com/blissss.archive
https://noodsradio.com/residents/bliss-archive

Residents from new label / collective / radio
show and event series Bliss Archive play a
special one off set - ‘The Bag’ (live) Since
conception they have bought out first releases
from Bivouac, a collaborative project & constantly
revolving cast including Robin Stewart & Harry
Wright (Giant Swan) Tara Clerkin, Dali De Saint Paul
amongst others plus hold events at Strange Brew and
broadcast a regular show on Noods Radio

DAN JOHNSON (SOLO)
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https://liquidlibrary.bandcamp.com/album/fragments
https://www.bimm.ac.uk/lecturers/dan-johnson/
https://instagram.com/danjohnsondrums

A don of the local improv and DIY scene, Dan Johnson’s drums can be heard in EP/64 amongst many other projects and experienced in self organised ‘rebel’ out of the box gigs taking place in spots around Bristol or in his own living room. Pushing himself to
high performance levels, he is also co author of the ‘Musical Responses & Collaborative Experiments’ module at Bimm Bristol

VYVYANMAR
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https://instagram.com/vyvyanmar

Mixed Media Abstract Art Pop and member of long standing collective Xuuki with their first show )))))))

EKSTASIS & CAJM
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https://instagram.com/ekstasssis
https://instagram.com/cajm_

New duo from sculptor and esoteric sonic ritual noise maker — Ekstatis, beside Cajm, intense soundscaper plus member of synth punk operation band Powerplant

OTTO WILD
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https://instagram.com/ow.otto
https://instagram.com/exagentband

Otto Wild (they/he) is an artist focused on bluring
the line that sits between the realms of breakbeat
techno rave and the experimental sensibilities of
noise, industrial, punk and jazz. Working on a solo
project that sits in this limbo of genres, they also
feature in other projects such as jazz noir band Ex
Agent and have recently taken to bringing this same
intensity to the dancefloor with DJ sets

Playing special acoustic sets in the bar area are -

CELESTE CANTOR STEPHENS & JON CLARK
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Jazz / Avant / Klezmar and much more trumpet player
Celeste - expert in making the horn talk / cry / whisper
+ scream www.cantorstephens.com
https://instagram.com/celestestrumpet

with JON CLARK (percussion/drums)
A familiar face on the Bristol scene, involved in
an eclectic and working alongside such artists as
Steve Beresford, The London Improvisers Orchestra,
Cleveland Watkiss and Orphy ‘Vibes’ Robinson

DOLEBURY WARREN MOVEMENT
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https://tdwm.bandcamp.com

Ambient duo from Bristol consisting of brothers Fred and Charlie Purse .. minimalist n mood masters, playing a variety of instruments and percussion each

Artist Videos:

YouTube
t l k - Next To The Mirror

Artist Audio:

bandcamp - bandcamp
2:35
bandcamp - t l k
2:35
bandcamp - Big Fuss
2:35
bandcamp - bivouac
2:35
bandcamp - Dan Johnson
2:35
bandcamp - The Dolebury Warren Quartet
2:35

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