"An arbitrary succession of more or less irritating sounds"

Friday, 7 September 2012

Courting filly

Mustering magic again: prepare your ears for wonder & your jaw for slackness as The Necks embark on their annual UK & Ireland sojourn, with a stop-over in Philadelphia for another airing of their & Back to Back Theatre's Food Court show (extract below). Before then the motherlands get five dates (Belfast, Bristol, Dublin, London & Manchester - though not quite in that rigid order...) of triangulated, fly-by-wire sound sculpture. 

Raw materials: two one-hour blocks, one post-jazz 'piano trio', one intense collective commitment to hewing rapture from the moment.  

In the very deliberate absence of more or less any digital Necks residue (much as I live in hope of an eventual Bandcamping of their huge performance archive...), here's a little scrapbook of epiphanies & near-misses...

Oh, & if you're coming to Bristol (their first night this time round), get in touch

The Necks on Moshcam

NB: photos by John Tapia Urquiza (top & middle) & Holimage (bottom). Important: LMYE only makes music available that artists/labels have chosen to share freely. Let us know if something here shouldn't be.
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